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Laugh with your friends and don't worry about your data

When you create a Cheese account, we use third party providers to identify you. We're not affiliated with them nor do we we know what they do with their data.
After identifying with a third party, they provide us with an access key to your account which will be stored securly in your iPhone's keychain. To be able to provide you with a persitent experience, meaning you can use Cheese on multiple devices and sync your games, we also need to send your access keys to our servers over an encrypted connection and store them securely. To be clear, your access keys are being stored in a way that doesn't allow anyone to access them - not even us.

This is what we know about you

We store your username, your account ID provided by the third party you authenticated with, the games you played (and with who) and your Cheese settings. We do NOT store or log your IP address or other personal information in any way.

The data we sell

There's none. We don't sell your data.

What other users know about you

When playing a game with another user, they will be able to see your Cheese username and avatar. This avatar is being provided by the third party you authenticated with. Others will NOT be able to see your account ID or username you use for the third party provider.
However, others are find you using the username for the third party provider or your Cheese username. You can opt-out of the latter in the app's settings.

About Push Notifications

We use Apple Push Notifications to notify you about Game Requests. To be able to do this, we store an anonymous device token provided by Apple.

Camera Access

Cheese needs access to your camera in order to detect if you're looking at the screen and laughing. Images captured by the camera will NOT be stored or sent anywhere in any form.

Face Data

Cheese accesses your Face Data using TrueDepth APIs while you actively participate in a game. The gathered data will be analyzed in real-time on the device to determine whether you're looking at the screen and laughing. We will only store the result of this analysis, not your Face Data. Your Face Data will neither be stored on your device nor will it be sent to our servers.

Analytics + Crash Reporting

Cheese collects data for analytics and stability purposes, so we can learn how you use the app and how we can improve it in future updates. In order to achieve this, we use Fabric. By installing and using the app you agree to their terms and conditions.


We do not use Cheese to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that their child has provided us with information without their consent, they should contact us. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.


This privacy policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. It was last modified on 01/22/2018.


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

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