Ruzzle

Version: 2.5.12 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 1 - Advanced Wellbeing
Country: SE
Category: Memory Training
Released: 09/03/2012
Updated: 24/02/2020
Version: 2.5.12
Size: 275mb
Developer: MAG Interactive
Reviewed On: 10/03/2020
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 72%.

It was assessed as a Level 1 App. These apps are focussed on general wellbeing but they can collect data and they are likely to have a number of more advanced features. Because they are not health focussed we only assess their compliance in the Data and Security and User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

Data Privacy
33.9/50
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User Experience
38.1/50
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Developer description
Join over 70 million players and try Ruzzle - the fastest word game on the planet! - Top 10 word game in 145 countries - Over 70 million players - So addictive, it has been played for a total of 100,000 years - Now with Team Play! Ruzzle is a fast-paced and addictively fun word game. Challenge your friends or random players to find as many words as possible in two minutes. Swipe over the scrambled letters to form the words and use bonus tiles to collect more points than your opponent. The game is played in three rounds, each played whenever suits you. Have two minutes to spare? Challenge yourself and your friends in Ruzzle! Ruzzle can be played in 14 languages. -- Ruzzle has been lovingly created by MAG Interactive, where we take fun seriously. Join a global audience of more than 100 million players and check out some of our other chart-topping hit games like WordBrain, Wordalot, or Ruzzle Adventure! We really value your feedback, go to RuzzleGame on Facebook and say what's on your mind! More about MAG Interactive at our homepage. Good Times!
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features

Alerts And Notifications
The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus
Social Support Networks
The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus
Goal Setting and Gamification
The App allows users to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that
Data Sharing
The App allows users to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems
WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This review area looks at what information an App collects from users, what it does with that information and how secure is its handling of that data. For some Apps this is only a minor issue as they don’t gather much information. Other Apps can gather lots of very personal and sensitive information and for these it is important to know how they go about handling this.

Data Collection

The data collected about users is/ isn't capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable but not Sensitive) – The type of information this App collects is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to the user, and so could pose a risk in terms of user privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don’t do with this information.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.

Testing

It wasn'tclear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App doesn't provide support for users with poor sight.

The App doesn't provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

We evaluate more apps than anyone, so that you can be aware of the good and bad.

Any score below 65% would indicate that an App has some issues that users should investigate further prior to using this App.

Scores below 45% indicate that an App has considerable issues or challenges and in its current form is potentially unhelpful or unsafe.

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