Asset Store Controller DPA

Last Updated: May 24, 2018

Controller Data Protection Addendum

GDPR Terms (Controller-Controller) (Asset Store Terms)

This Addendum applies to the services identified in the main Terms of Service found at covering Parties purchasing and selling items on the Asset Store. Parties subject to offline agreements may receive a version of these addenda for execution and incorporation to such offline agreement if such offline agreement does not include similar data protection language already.

1. Scope

This Addendum is an integral part of the terms and conditions for Unity’s Asset Store, including Unity’s Asset Store Terms of Service and EULA and Asset Store Provider Agreement. This Addendum supersedes such terms of service in case of discrepancy. The Parties agree that this Addendum is designed to state the Parties obligations resulting from the General Data Protection Regulation, and all local implementing legislation within the European Economic Area and, as necessary, to state the obligations of the Parties with respect to legislation of countries following similar regulatory rules to protect data to the extent such laws are subject to an adequacy finding under European laws.

2. Data Protection

Definitions: In this Clause, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  • "controller", "processor", "data subject", "personal data", "processing" (and "process") and "special categories of personal data" shall have the meanings given in Applicable Data Protection Law;
  • “Customer” shall mean any party using Unity’s Asset Store to license content or distribute content; a “Provider” shall mean any distributor of assets using Unity’s Asset Store as a point of distribution, and “Userr” shall mean any party licensing Assets for use from Unity’s Asset Store (collectively “Customer”);
  • “End User” shall mean customers of Unity’s Customers and/or viewers of Publishers’ content or Advertisers’ content
  • "Applicable Data Protection Law" means any and all applicable privacy and data protection laws (including, where applicable, EU Data Protection Law) as may be amended or superseded from time to time;
  • "EU Data Protection Law" means (i) prior to 25 May 2018, the EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC); (ii) on and after 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679); (iii) the EU e-Privacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC); and (iv) any national data protection laws made under or pursuant to (i), (ii) or (iii).

Purpose of processing: Unity Customers using Unity’s Asset Store will permit the disclosure of the personal data described in the terms and conditions and documentation for such services (the "Data") to Unity to process as a Controller of the Data for the purposes described in Unity’s Privacy Policy as applicable by services to which the “Customer” subscribes (the "Permitted Purpose"). Specifically, and notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any prior Data Processing Addendum, Unity shall use the Data in identified format to administer its provisioning of assets for use, to collect compensation and pay Providers who distribute content on the Asset Store, assist in maintaining the distribution services, improving the distribution services, and analysing the marketplace for the effectiveness and improvement of Unity’s Asset Store services as well as the performance of the Asset Store services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, data obtained by Unity independent of any such Customer using Unity software that is the same or similar to the Data described herein shall not be restricted by this Addendum, any license agreement, or any terms or conditions for such services. Unity may use all Data it collects on an aggregated or de-identified basis as set out in its Privacy Policy, provided that such use does not reveal End Users or any End User device directly or indirectly.

Relationship of the parties: The parties acknowledge that Provider is a controller of the Data it discloses to Unity, and that Unity will process the Data as a separate and independent controller for the Permitted Purpose or for a purpose described in its Privacy Policy provided that it has a legal basis for such additional processing and can comply with all aspects of applicable Data Protection Laws.

Compliance with law: Each party shall be individually and separately responsible for complying with the obligations that apply to it as a controller under Applicable Data Protection Law. Without limitation to the foregoing, each party shall maintain a publicly-accessible privacy policy on its website that satisfies the transparency disclosure requirements of Applicable Data Protection Law. Providers shall list Unity Technologies as a third party that is collecting data in provisioning its assets in its publicly available privacy policy, including providing a link to Unity Technologies’ privacy policy. To the extent required by Applicable Data Protection Law, the Parties agree that they will specifically identify to the other Party when they require that the Party obtain from the relevant individuals their explicit consent pursuant to Applicable Data Protection Law, thereby permitting the use of his or her Personal Data by the receiving Party as contemplated by that Party. The foregoing does not create a general requirement related to Consent, and a Party requiring Consent must provide adequate notice to the other Party of this requirement.

Security: Each party shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the Data (i) from accidental or unlawful destruction, and (ii) loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to the Data (a "Security Incident"). In the event that a party suffers a confirmed Security Incident, it shall notify the other party without undue delay and both parties shall cooperate in good faith to agree and action such measures as may be necessary to mitigate or remedy the effects of the Security Incident. Nothing herein prohibits either party with moving forward to notify regulatory authorities as may be required by law prior to notification of the other party so long as the notifying party provides notification to the other party without undue delay.

Treatment of Data Rights in Prior Agreements: Customers agree that this Addendum does not enlarge any rights provided for in their Terms of Service whether such rights are provided in online Terms of Service or in offline Agreements and they continue to be limited to the use rights and restrictions provided for therein. For clarity to the Advertiser Terms of Service, Advertisers agree that to the extent they require Unity to present data to a third party install tracker that they have such parties under a valid data processing agreement clearly directing the install tracker as to its usage instructions, duties, and liabilities for processing such data.

Survival: This Clause shall survive termination or expiry of any terms of service or other agreement to permit Unity to comply with its legal obligations. Upon termination or expiry of the Customer relationship, Unity may continue to process the Data for the Permitted Purpose provided that such processing complies with the requirements of this Clause and Applicable Data Protection Law.

Effect of this Addendum on other legal terms. This Addendum in no way alters the limitations of liability or other legal terms set out in any terms and conditions for service or any services agreement entered between the Parties.