ShakesQuiz app


This privacy policy governs your use of the software application ShakesQuiz: Shakespeare quiz & complete works ("Application") for mobile devices that was created by William Possidento. ShakesQuiz presents (1) a highly challenging quiz on all things Shakespearean - the Bard's works, life, era and legacy - and (2) the texts of the plays, sonnets and other poems by the poet and playwright widely acclaimed as the greatest writer in the English language.

What information does ShakesQuiz obtain and how is it used?

Currently (July 2017), ShakesQuiz does not even require users to create an account and does not require users to supply an email address or password. Information needed for a good experience such as number of hints remaining is tagged to the device and not to the user.

Autmatically collected information:
ShakesQuiz may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use ShakesQuiz.

Does ShakesQuiz collect precise real time location information of the device?

ShakesQuiz does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by ShakesQuiz?

Only anonymized data are transmitted to external services to help us improve ShakesQuiz and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose Automatically Collected Information:

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate.


We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.


This Privacy Policy may be updated occasionaly for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing" means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using ShakesQuiz, or have questions about our practices, please email us.

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