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Lotto.co.uk Privacy Policy

We at Lotto.co.uk, recognise the importance of protecting your personal information. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online and ensuring that any personal data that you provide to us is handled in a responsible manner. This privacy policy is provided so that users of our website can learn about the kind of information we collect and agree to how we handle and process said information.

In general, you can visit our site without providing any personal information. You realise and understand that there is no compulsion on you to provide us with your personal information. You also understand that we are under no obligation to verify the source from which your personal information is provided to us. This website is hosted in the United Kingdom and is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Collecting information about you

We collect different types of information about our visitors for two main reasons:

  • 1. To personalise the content of our service for individual users.
  • 2. To help us to monitor and improve our service.
  • 3. We may use your information to keep you informed of special offers, products and promotions. (see Marketing below)

Our principles

  • 1. We do our utmost to protect user privacy through the appropriate use of security technology. This means we ensure that we have appropriate physical and technological security measures to protect your information
  • 2. We will collect and use individual user details only where we have legitimate business reasons and are legally entitled to do so.
  • 3. We will be transparent in our dealings with you as to what information about you we will collect and how we will use your information.
  • 4. We will use personal data only for the purpose(s) for which they were originally collected and we will ensure personal data is securely disposed of.

Cookies

This website uses session cookies. These cookies deposit data for purposes of technical regulation in your browser's memory. However, they do not contain any personal data and are deleted after your browser is closed.

We also deposit cookies on your computer, which are not deleted after conclusion of the session. These make it possible to recognise your computer and expedite the login process for returning clients. Such cookies also make it possible for us to adapt the website to your preferences. With your consent, we store your password so that you do not have to re-enter it each time. Passwords stored in this manner are encrypted for your security.

This site also uses Google Analytics, this means that an additional persistent cookie is stored on your computer when you visit Lotto.co.uk. This cookie is used to identify unique visitors to the site, as well as providing us with anonymous data regarding your interaction with the site and where you were referred from. We use this data to improve our service and do not link this anonymous data to any personally identifying data that you may have provided to us. More information can be found in the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

The default behaviour for most browsers is to handle these operations silently. It is possible for you to set your browser such that cookies are rejected or you are informed prior to storage thereof.

Technical Log Files

The majority of websites, including this one, will gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

This information does not identify individual users and is used to analyze trends, administer the website, track users' movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

Collection of Personal Information

Generally visitors can access our website without disclosing any personal data. We may only require personal information in order to respond to requests for information or deliver any subscriptions you may have requested. In these cases we may require your name, address, e-mail or telephone details. If you contact us directly we may need to contact you in order to fulfil your request.

Personal details you provide to us will not be disclosed or re-sold to any other company or party without your consent. Where an email address is provided, the use of the email address will be in accordance with the The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and the Spam Act.

We reserve the right to disclose personal information in such situations whereby we are required to by law or to uphold a legal right.

Marketing

We may reach out to you in different ways, for example, to inform you of new products or features within our services, special offers and promotions, competitions we are conducting and events of interest. Such communications will generally be via email although we may also SMS or post promotional materials to you.

When registering for any of our services you will have the option to opt-in or opt-out of receiving such materials. Please choose the appropriate action. All of our marketing materials will contain information and instructions on how to unsubscribe from further such contact. Should you wish to stop receiving promotional material from us please follow the instructions contained within the material you have received. Alternatively you may contact us.

In some cases, when registering to play games with our partners, you may be automatically opted-in to our marketing and promotions system. In this scenario you may opt-out from our promotions by following the instructions and/or links contained within our marketing material.

Information provided to Lotto.co.uk from our Gaming Partners

Lotto.co.uk may receive personal information about you from our gaming partners. Any such personal information will only be used by Lotto.co.uk in conjunction with this policy.

If you register for an account at mFortune and opt to receive marketing communications from Lotto.co.uk, Lotto.co.uk may use your personal information, such as your name and contact details, to keep you informed of special offers and promotions from Lotto.co.uk. Lotto.co.uk neither requests nor receives any of your payment details, such as your credit card details, from mFortune.

Unsubscribing

In circumstances where you have provided your email address to us, such as subscribing to our newsletter, you can unsubscribe from our communications at any time by following the appropriate links contained therein.

Advertising & Links to External Sites

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected on this website and to no other websites. Lotto.co.uk is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other websites. We encourage you to be aware when visiting any linked websites and to read the privacy statements contained therein before providing any personal information.

Advertisers on this site may deposit additional cookies on your your computer. Please be advised that this privacy policy applies only to those cookies used by Lotto.co.uk and not those used by our advertisers.

Legal information and how to contact us

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller for Lotto.co.uk is Velvet Media.

If you would like to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold on you, or have any queries regarding Lotto.co.uk's use of personal data please contact us.

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