Privacy Policy

Last Updated: Dec 21st, 2023


Welcome to Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, brought to you by Mad Hook Software LLC, ("Game," "we," "us," or "our"). This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") describes how we process the information we collect about or from you through our Game from our users, subscribers, visitors and other users of our technology. This Privacy Policy may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By accepting this Privacy Policy, accessing, or using the Game, or otherwise manifesting your assent to this Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) all of the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Game.


At Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we are dedicated to providing an immersive and enjoyable gaming experience for our players on PlayStation. This Privacy Policy is designed to inform you about how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you engage with our Game.

As part of our dedication to transparency, this Privacy Policy outlines the practices we follow and the choices you have in relation to your personal information.

Thank you for choosing Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator. We hope you enjoy the adventure ahead!

Information Collected

During your interactions with Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we may ask you to provide certain information voluntarily. Such as but not limited to:

  • Your PlayStation Network (PSN) ID or username, as may be applicable.

  • Your real name, date of birth, gender, country, address and device identifier.

  • Your email address for account-related communications and updates.

  • Profile information you choose to share, such as your avatar or in-Game achievements.

  • Any feedback, reviews, or communications you submit to us.

  • Payment information, if applicable, for in-Game purchases or transactions.

We ensure that any information you provide will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy and will never be sold, leased, without your explicit consent.

Information Collected Automatically:

When you access and use Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, certain information is collected automatically through various technologies, such as date and time of request when connecting to our Game, device information, and tracking technologies. This information may include:

  • Gameplay data: such as how you use the Game, your progress, scores, achievements, and preferences.

  • In-Game activity: including the duration of your play sessions, statistics, interactions with other players, and chat logs (if applicable).

  • Usage data: information about how you navigate and interact with our Game, including the features you use and the actions you take.

  • Profile information. We create a permanent profile that is personal to you. This profile is used to track your progression over time, and expose statistics, which also include items and features unlocks, profile game settings, played content, and any content created by you.

The automatic collection of this data allows us to analyze player behavior, identify areas for improvement, and enhance your overall gaming experience.

Rest assured that we take utmost care to store and process your personal information securely, adhering to industry best practices and applicable data protection laws.

By using Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, you consent to the collection, use, and processing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any part of this policy, we kindly ask you to refrain from accessing or using our Game.

Collection Methods

At Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we employ various methods to collect the necessary information to deliver an engaging gaming experience while ensuring the protection of your privacy. These collection methods include:

  • We collect data that you voluntarily provide while interacting with us. This includes information such as your email address, profile details, and any feedback or communications you choose to share with us. Your decision to provide this information is entirely voluntary, and you have the option to withhold certain details if you prefer.

  • Our Game may use tracking technologies to gather certain data automatically. These technologies help us analyze your interactions with us, to improve our services, and personalize your gaming experience.

  • As you progress through Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we may collect Gameplay data, including your scores, achievements, and preferences. This information enables us to tailor the Game's challenges and content to match your interests and keep the objectives fresh and exciting.

  • We may log certain in-Game activities, such as the duration of your play sessions, interactions with other players, and chat logs (if applicable). This data helps us monitor player behavior, maintain a fair gaming environment, and address any potential issues within the Game. By using the chat functionality and, when available, the voice chat functionality, you understand that we may monitor and/or record these communications to prevent cheating and fraud. Transcriptions will be retained to investigate the case and to apply sanctions, where necessary, in accordance with our policies, before being deleted, except if we have a legal obligation to retain the transcription for longer. You have the choice not to use such functionality by changing your in-game settings, as may be available.

  • We collect data on how you navigate and interact with Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, including the features you use and the actions you take. Understanding your usage patterns allows us to continually improve our Game's design, performance, and overall user experience.

  • We collect transaction details related to the licensing and purchasing of our products and services.

Purpose of Data Collection

We use the information you provide, as well as the data collected automatically, to deliver a seamless and captivating gaming experience tailored to your preferences. By understanding your Gameplay patterns and preferences, we can enhance the Game's features, challenges, and content to keep the objectives exciting and engaging.

Your voluntarily provided information, such as your email address, and profile details, helps us manage your account and facilitate communication related to your gaming experience. This includes sending important updates, notifications about in-Game events, and other relevant information.

We may use your data to respond to your inquiries, feedback, and support requests. This enables us to address any issues you encounter while playing Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator and provide timely assistance to ensure an enjoyable gaming experience.

The data collected, such as, Gameplay data, and usage patterns, allows us to analyze the performance of our Game and make data-driven decisions to improve the Game's overall quality and performance.

In certain circumstances, we may be required to collect and process your personal information to comply with applicable legal obligations.

We also use data analytics to monitor in-Game activities and identify any suspicious behavior or potential fraud. This helps maintain a fair and secure gaming environment for all players.

With your consent, we may use your contact information to send you marketing communications about our other games, promotions, or relevant updates. You have the option to opt-out of such communications at any time.

Third Party Sharing/Collecting

At Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we may engage reputable third-party service providers to assist us in delivering Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, and related services effectively. These service providers may include hosting providers, payment processors, and customer support tools. While sharing data with these partners, we ensure that they adhere to strict data protection standards and use your information solely for the purposes we have authorized.

We may also disclose your personal information if required by law, court order, or governmental regulations. Additionally, we may share data to protect the rights, property, or safety of our Game, our players, or others in case of potential fraud, illegal activities, or violations of our terms of service.

In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or part of our assets, your personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity or merged with the acquiring entity's databases. In such cases, we will notify you and provide you with choices regarding the handling of your personal information.

Please note that any data collected or shared with third parties will be subject to the privacy policies and practices of those parties. We do not control the actions of third parties, but we take reasonable measures to ensure that they handle your data securely and responsibly.

Data Security

We use industry-standard encryption protocols to secure the transmission of data between your device and our servers, and maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information from accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure, or use and other unlawful forms of processing. This ensures that any information exchanged during gameplay, such as login credentials or payment details, remains encrypted and protected from interception by unauthorized parties. In some cases, your information is accessible when you log into a feature we offer, and in those cases you need to keep your user credentials and password confidential and secure so that your information is protected.

We only collect the data necessary to provide an optimal gaming experience and achieve the specified purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. Unnecessary data is avoided to minimize the risks associated with data handling.

Data Retention

We adhere to responsible data retention practices, ensuring that we retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or to comply with legal requirements. Our data retention policy is designed to balance the need to maintain accurate and relevant information with the respect for your privacy.

In some cases, we may retain certain data for a longer period if required by law or to address potential legal claims or disputes.

Once the retention period has expired or if you request the deletion of your personal information, we will securely erase or anonymize the data to prevent any further identification of individuals.

You have the right to request access to your personal data, rectify inaccuracies, or request its deletion, subject to applicable legal requirements. For any data retention-related inquiries or requests, please contact us through the "Contact Information" section at the end of this Privacy Policy.

User Rights

As a user of Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, you have specific rights regarding the personal information we collect and process. We are committed to respecting and upholding these rights, ensuring that you have control over your data. The following are the key user rights you have:

Right to Access: You have the right to request information about the personal data we hold about you. This includes details about the categories of data we collect, the purposes of processing, and any third parties with whom we share your data.

Right to Rectification: If you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request corrections or updates to ensure the data we hold is accurate and up-to-date.

Right to Erasure (Right to Be Forgotten): You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when the data is no longer necessary for the purposes it was collected, or you withdraw your consent. However, please note that there may be legal or legitimate reasons that prevent us from fulfilling this request immediately.

Right to Withdraw Consent: If we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing done before you withdrew your consent.

Right to Lodge a Complaint: If you believe that we are not processing your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or applicable data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority.

Age Restrictions

We take age restrictions seriously to ensure that our games are appropriate for the intended audience and comply with applicable laws and regulations. Age restrictions are in place to protect the privacy and safety of young players and to provide an age-appropriate gaming experience.

In the context of our Game, we enforce the following age restrictions:

To create an account and play Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, you must be at least the age of consent required by the laws of your country or region. Typically, this age is 13 or 16 years old, but it may vary depending on the jurisdiction of the user.

For players under the age of consent, we require parental or legal guardian consent before collecting personal information or allowing access to certain features of the Game. This is to ensure that young players have appropriate supervision and consent for their participation.

Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, may contain content that is suitable for specific age groups. We use age rating systems to provide guidance on the appropriate audience for the Game. Parents or legal guardians should review the age rating and content descriptors to make informed decisions about whether the Game is suitable for their child.

We may implement age verification mechanisms to verify the age of players during account creation or when accessing certain features. These measures are in place to prevent underage individuals from accessing age-restricted content.

It is essential for parents or legal guardians to be actively involved in their child's gaming activities, especially when the Game involves online interactions with other players. We encourage parents to set appropriate parental controls and discuss online safety guidelines with their children.

If we become aware that personal information has been collected from a user who does not meet the age requirements, we will take immediate steps to delete the data and comply with applicable data protection laws, such as Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").

By using our Game, you confirm that you meet the age requirements and that you have obtained the necessary parental consent, if applicable. If you have any questions or concerns about age restrictions or data collection related to minors, please refer to the "Contact Information" section at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Legal Basis

Our legal basis for the processing of the information is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we may process your personal data to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal obligations. This includes cases where we are required to retain certain data for regulatory purposes.

In exceptional circumstances, we may process personal data to protect the vital interests of you or others.

In some cases, we may process personal data for reasons of public interest, such as ensuring the security of our gaming platform and preventing fraudulent activities that could harm players or the gaming community.

In addition, the California Consumer Privacy Act or "CCPA" provides consumers residing in California certain rights with respect to their personal information. If you are a California resident, you may have the right to: (1) request to know more about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, and disclose; (2) request deletion of your personal information; (3) opt out of sale of your personal information (if any); and (4) not be discriminated against for exercising these rights.

You may make these requests by contacting us as described in "Contact Us" below. Note that we may ask you for additional information to help us verify who you are before completing your request.

Legal Records

Legal records refer to documents and information that are created, maintained, and preserved to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. These records are essential for documenting various activities, decisions, transactions, and events within our Game. Legal records are typically subject to specific rules and guidelines, and they may be used as evidence in legal proceedings.

Legal records may include, but are not limited to:

  • Privacy Policies and Terms of Service: The Privacy Policy and terms of service are legal records that outline the rules and conditions governing the use of Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator.

  • User Consent: Records of user consent, such as when users agree to the Privacy Policy or opt-in to receive marketing communications, serve as evidence of the user's informed consent.

  • Age Verification: Records of age verification processes are essential to ensure compliance with age restrictions and legal requirements.

  • Agreements and Contracts: Legal records may include contracts and agreements with third-party service providers, partners, or other stakeholders involved in the development, marketing, or distribution of our Game.

  • Data Processing Records: Documentation related to data processing activities, such as data inventory, data processing agreements, and records of data subject requests, are crucial for complying with data protection laws.

Data Transfers:

If hawse have multiple offices or subsidiaries, personal data may be transferred between these entities for operational or administrative purposes. In such cases, data protection measures are in place to ensure the continued security and privacy of the information.

Third-Party Service Providers: Mad Hook may use third-party service providers to assist with various aspects of our Game, such as hosting, analytics, customer support, or payment processing. Data transfers may occur to enable these service providers to perform their functions on behalf of Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator. These transfers are subject to data protection agreements and contractual obligations to maintain the confidentiality and security of the data.

Cross-Border Transfers: If Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator operates in multiple countries or uses servers located in different jurisdictions, personal data may be transferred across international borders. Cross-border data transfers are subject to applicable data protection laws and regulations, and appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses or binding corporate rules, may be in place to protect the data during the transfer.

User Interactions: Depending on the nature of our Game, user interactions within the game may involve data transfers, especially if players engage in multiplayer or social features. Data sharing among players is typically governed by the Privacy Policy.

Updates to the Privacy Policy

At Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, we are committed to continuously improving our services, including our privacy practices. As a result, the Privacy Policy for our Game may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in data processing practices, legal requirements, or the introduction of new features. By continuing to use our Game after the effective date of the updated Privacy Policy, you signify your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.

We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how your personal information is being handled and to understand any updates that may affect you.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or inquiries about Highway Drifter: Hajwala Simulator, Mad Hook or the Privacy Policy, you can contact us using the following contact information:

Mad Hook Software LLC

Email: support@madhook.ioFeel free to reach out to us if you need assistance, have data protection inquiries, or wish to exercise your privacy rights.