What Information Does Smarter Gamblers Collect And How Does Smarter Gamblers Use It?
Smarter Gamblers does collect certain information, as described below, but we collect information only to the extent that we deem reasonably necessary to fulfill your requests and our legitimate business objectives.
When you visit a Smarter Gamblers Website, our Web server recognizes your domain name but not your email address. We do not collect any personally identifiable information as you browse, but we do gather aggregate information on what pages visitors access. This information helps us identify what content is most relevant to customer needs and to develop and improve the design and layout of the store so that you can quickly find software, services or information on Smarter Gamblers.
We collect this information with "cookies". Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies enable us to provide features such as storing items in your shopping cart while you are at our site, but we do not store information about the products in your cart or any personally identifying information in the cookie. All we store in the cookie is a unique "Session ID" that allows our system to identify you. This "Session ID" is not made up of any of your personal information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Our site requires that you have cookies enabled in order to post or comment.
When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, Smarter Gamblers needs to know your name and your e-mail address, and may also ask for your address, telephone number and other information disclosed in the rules for the relevant contest or promotion. Smarter Gamblers needs this information to administer the contest or promotion, ensure its integrity, notify winners and comply with applicable Federal and state laws and regulations. When you enter, you will be provided options for telling us what you want us to do (or not do) with your information outside the contest or promotion.
Other Smarter Gamblers Uses
Occasionally Smarter Gamblers offers its registered members information about new products and services we think will interest them. These notices will generally be delivered by e-mail, but may also arrive by postal mail. If you do not want to receive these offers, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing materials from third parties when you register.
How To Tell Us Not to Use or Share your Information with Others
We make it easy for you to indicate, monitor and update your preferences to Smarter Gamblers. You have two options: (1) You may elect to allow us to use your contact information to send you offers and communications from Smarter Gamblers and (2) you may additionally allow us to share your contact information with third parties ("Smarter Gamblers Partners").
You can change your preferences at any time by logging into our websites and checking or unchecking the appropriate options in the "Email Settings" of your user control panel (http://www.smartergamblers.com/forum/member/profile/)
When Does Smarter Gamblers Share Your Information with Third Parties?
- Smarter Gamblers may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
-Smarter Gamblers occasionally allows other companies, including our suppliers and licensors, to offer our registered customers information about their products and services. If you do not want to receive these offers, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing materials from third parties. In this event, we will not share your personal information with any other company except as required and disclosed for user registration purposes.
-Smarter Gamblers may also occasionally send promotional offers to its registered customers on behalf of other businesses. In this instance, we do not give those businesses our customers’ names and addresses. If you do not wish to receive these offers, you may select the option stating that you do not wish to receive marketing materials from third parties and you will not receive these materials.
-Smarter Gamblers may release account or other information when Smarter Gamblers believes, in good faith, that the release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with applicable laws and regulations or judicial orders, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of Smarter Gamblers, our users, or others. These situations include exchanging information with other companies and organizations to protect against fraud and credit risks.
-Smarter Gamblers uses other companies and individuals for certain services, such as order fulfillment, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, processing credit card transactions, cleaning duplicates and errors off the mailing list, analyzing data, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals have access to personal information as needed to perform their functions; Smarter Gamblers does not permit them to use this information for any other purpose.
Compliance with The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Smarter Gamblers offers fun games and great education tools for people of all ages. We hope that our site and products interest our young visitors. As much as we enjoy visits from children, we do not allow children under 13 to register with us or purchase any products from our web site, and thus we want to assure you that Smarter Gamblers will not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under 13.
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