GoodBlox Wiki:Privacy policy

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About GoodBlox

GoodBlox is a recreation of an online virtual world and building game for kids from around January 2009. GoodBlox works like this:

  • a user creates a virtual character, that is his or her identity in the GoodBlox world
  • users interact with other users through in-game chat, personal messaging (site contained), and user forums; privacy settings allow users or parents to restrict communications with other users
  • each user is given one or more pieces of virtual real estate on which they can build houses, cars, machines, or anything else you can build with building blocks; these places are called “games”
  • users search for, find, and play games made by other users; they play these games with other users from around the world, and are identified only by their virtual character name
  • users earn tickets and/or GOODBUX, our virtual currency; users earn these in a variety of ways, and use them to buy items for their characters, including virtual hats, shirts, and pants; users can also sell these items, earning tickets and/or GOODBUX

Requested Information

Users wishing to save statistics, share models, and participate in the economy are required to enter a username and password. We advise users to create a username that does not reflect their own name nor reveal personally identifiable information. We also advise users to pick a password that is not easy to guess, and to not share that password. For security reasons, we store passwords in encrypted form.

Regardless of security and privacy settings, all text on the site is filtered proactively to remove references to addresses, emails, phone numbers, age, and other personally identifiable information. All text is also filtered for profanity, phishing, and adult or suggestive content.

Collected Information

GoodBlox uses a software technology called "cookies." Cookies are small text files that we place in visitors' computer browsers to store their preferences. Cookies themselves do not contain any personally identifiable information.

We also use cookies and “clear gifs” (on-page tracking code) to track user entry onto and movement within the GoodBlox website. This helps us credit advertisers appropriately, and measure the health and effectiveness of our website. For example, we use tracking to determine if new page designs are user friendly or too complicated. Our tracking approach is industry standard, and includes non-personally identifiable information such as IP address, browser type, and date/time.

Additionally, the only personally identifiable information we collect is a valid e-mail address. We do not share this information with anybody else. And when visitors come to our site, we automatically collect some non-personally identifiable “computer” information, such as the type of computer operating system (e.g., Windows 10 or Mac OS), the web browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox) being used, IP address, and information regarding the Internet service provider. This information is used to provide technical and community support.

Finally, we collect performance data from within GoodBlox Studio or the GoodBlox Player. We use this data retrospectively to improve the user experience of our games. This information includes in-game networking activity, CPU load, and resource usage, among other relevant data.

Privacy Policy Changes

We post changes to our privacy policy on the GoodBlox website at, and we notify users through various website communication channels. Where available, we also notify users through email; this requires that the user has verified his/her email address (for children 13 or older) or a parent’s email address (for children under 13) prior to the policy change.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding our privacy policy and/or practices, please contact us at the following e-mail address. Additionally, you can contact us on our discord here.

[email protected]

Glossary of Terms


Super Safe Mode – users in this mode cannot free-chat, send or receive personal messages to or from other users, post to forums, or edit any free-text field


Personal Messaging – user-to-user and GoodBlox-to-user messaging inside the GoodBlox website

In-Game Chat – user-to-user messaging inside the GoodBlox game client

Forums – user and staff collaborative help and interest forums

Wiki – user and staff collaborative help and tutorial pages


Text Filtering – all user-generated text is pre-filtered for inappropriate content

Text Filtering Black List – list of inappropriate keywords and word patterns

Image Moderation – all images are pre-filtered by human moderators

Abuse Reports – all users and content can be reported for abuse or inappropriateness