Effective as of August 5, 2023.
Thank you for using Waddle Penguins Island.
The one-stop for enjoying Club Penguin Island with your friends again.
What is Waddle Penguins Island?
Waddle Penguins Island is an educational and archival recreation of Club Penguin Island's online features.
We understand the responsibility that comes with maintaining sensitive information and are dedicated to keeping it secure.
Please read the policies in this document before using any Waddle Penguins Island websites or applications.
Your Data Controller is Waddle Penguins Island.
By accessing Waddle Penguins Island, you acknowledge that we are not affiliated with The Walt Disney Company or the Disney Interactive Media Group (collectively, “Disney”). We are an independent project. We have no contact with Disney and have no connection with Disney. You agree to release Disney and any of its employees or agents from any liability, corporate or personal loss resulting from your use of our services.
This policy is divided into two sections.
Data that we collect
Waddle Penguins Island uses Cloudflare Web Analytics to measure website views, referrers, campaigns, and device types. You can learn more at https://blog.cloudflare.com/privacy-first-web-analytics/#what-does-privacy-first-mean.
Comments on Island Blog posts:
You can find embedded content on our website such as YouTube videos, Twitter social links, and more. These embedded contents are external and are subject to the privacy policies of the service.
Online Game Services
To join Waddle Penguins Island, you need to create a new account.1 Waddle Penguins Island does not support your CPI/Offline Mode account, and attempting to log in with it will result in an error.2 When you create an account, your email address, username, and password are securely transmitted to the Waddle Penguins Island API, which checks if the username you've chosen is available and then completes the account creation flow. Only your username and password are securely transmitted the next time you log in. Your Waddle Penguins Island Account is safely kept on our backend, allowing it to be synced across all of your devices; however, it does not work in Offline Mode and will only function while your game is configured to connect to Waddle Penguins Island.
Information collected by the Game Server:
Waddling throughout the Island with your friends, as well as social interactions, are handled by the Game Server. Your IP address used to join, your username, the room you're connecting to, the version of the game you're using, the current date, and your in-game messages are all gathered. Your in-game messages are gathered and logged for everyone's safety. When someone violates one of our rules and another user reports it, we use the logged chats to take necessary steps against the rule breaker.
Who we share your data with
Online Game Services
The Game Server's data is solely accessible to the Waddle Penguins Island Management Team and is not shared with any other internal or external teams.
Data obtained from third parties
Waddle Penguins Island does not have any advertisements on any of our services. The only third-party data we may acquire is through our website analytics, which is collected in an untraceable manner.
We will notify you of the source of information and the type of information we have obtained about you by email: [email protected] within a reasonable time after receiving the personal data, but no later than one month.
Your Security Rights
Waddle Penguins Island provides considerable possibilities for members to modify account information or end their interaction with the service, under these terms. Furthermore, you have specific rights in certain regions (such as the European Economic Area) under applicable data privacy legislation.
These may include the right to
- request access to and a copy of your personal information,
- request modification or erasure,
- limit the processing of your personal information,
- data transferability, where applicable.
In certain cases, you may also have the right to file an objection to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected]. Any request will be reviewed and processed in accordance with data protection legislation in force.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time if we are processing your personal information with your consent. Please keep in mind that none of this impacts the validity of the processing prior to its withdrawal.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, allows our California users to request and obtain information once a year about the categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes, as well as the names and addresses of all third parties with whom we shared personal information in the preceding calendar year.
If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please send us an email with the subject "My California Privacy Rights" at [email protected].
You have the right to have unwanted information publicly displayed on the Application or Website erased if you are under the age of 18, live in California, and have a registered account with Waddle Penguins Island. To request that such data be removed, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject "My California Privacy Rights" and include your email address as well as a statement that you live in California. We will ensure that the data is not publicly shown on our website/app, but please be aware that it may not be completely removed from our systems.
For how long do we store your data
Cloudflare Web Analytics Data is not traceable and does not contain your personal data.
Please contact the embedded website host if you have any issues or questions about Your Data on platforms that are/were embedded on our website.
Online Game Services
The Game Server logs, which include your in-game communication logs, are removed after two months or sooner if a legitimate email request is made. This does not include data that we must keep for administrative, safety, or legal reasons.
Waddle Penguins Island does not allow anyone under the age of 13 to use its services. Any account discovered to be underage will be deleted.
1Waddle Penguins Island is incompatible with Club Penguin Island Accounts. When creating a new account while being connected to Waddle Penguins Island, your offline account will stay intact offline. However, please do a backup.
2When you try to login with your Offline Account to Waddle Penguins Island, you'll get an "Incorrect username/password" error, due to that account not exisitng in our database.