Privacy Policy for Morabaraba Game Application

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application: Morabaraba Game for mobile devices that was created by The Botswana Institute for Technology, Research And Innovation (BITRI). The Application is a two player traditional African game associated with enhancing problem solving skills of an individual. It is one of the oldest games in the world, dating back thousands of years. In Botswana (Southern Africa), Morabaraba was considered as a sport for women but the game has also contributed immensely in basic mathematics for primary schools and informal education. The game consists of holes carved on the ground with stones which are used in the game play.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

Below is a summary of how the application access the user information:

User Provided Information 

The application obtains the information that you provide when you download and register the application ie: when you register your device with gmail account to access the google play store. From the information you provide, we only obtain the email address that the device is registered with. With this email address the application can use as your game user name as well as a way of communication when playing in the online multiplayer mode. The communications/data transmission is handled by the Google Play Games which uses secure protocols.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices regarding the app updates and bug fixes.

Automatically Collected Information 

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, your mobile operating system, the device screen size (width and height of the device in pixels), and the device manufacturer.

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

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

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

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the application. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We do not collect and retain any user data at all.


We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13.


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 from time to time 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.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at