Last Updated: 01 August 2018
The steps we take to protect your personal information and how you can review and correct your personal information are also covered here.
The personal information we collect from you may include:
We may also observe your use of our service and derive certain information from this which may include personal data such as your access times and browsing activity.
We will use the personal information collected by us to:
We may disclose your personal information in the following ways:
We may occasionally be required by law, court order or governmental authority to disclose certain types of personal information. Examples of the type of situation where this would occur would be:
Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory. The cookies used on our service are listed below.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of our service or other websites that you visit. To learn more about cookies and how to disable them we recommend you visit the Information Commissioner's websites here.
ComparetheLotto.com use technologies, such as cookies, to customise content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.
We use "cookies" to collect information, you can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
If you wish to learn more about marketing cookies and technologies and how to delete them you can do so here and here.
One of the service providers that we use for data analytics is Google Analytics. If you do not want Google Analytics to collect and use information about your use of our services, then you can install an opt-out in your web browser (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/).
By using our service you consent to us using the following cookies:
Like many web sites, we use 'cookie' technology to collect additional web site usage data and to improve the web site and our service. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk.
ComparetheLotto.com may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the web site and our service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users, control web traffic routing on the web site and to improve the web site and our service provision.
A session cookie enables certain features of the web site and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the web site.
A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the web site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions.
Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the web sites you visit. Newer browsers also have options to inform web sites that you do not wish to be tracked.
On May 25th 2011, the UK introduced amendments to the The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations which govern the usage of 'cookies' and related technologies for storing and accessing information on user equipment. The ComparetheLotto.com web site conforms to these regulations and has page level notifications and a cookie section to inform users about the usage of cookies by our site. At present our site uses the following distinct types of cookies:
All visitors to ComparetheLotto.com must allow the usage of the four types of cookies as outlined above if they wish to browse and use our web site. Consent shall be assumed as a result of a user explicitly pressing the 'Allow' link in our page level cookie notices or where a user continues to browse (implied consent) our web site having reviewed our cookie notice and the information in our cookie section. We require all visitors to review our cookie section and cookie notice to understand the usage of cookies by ComparetheLotto.com so as an informed choice can be made.
If a user does not wish to allow cookie usage they must cease using the site immediately.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure.
For example, we store the personal information you provide on secure computer systems with limited access that are located in facilities to which access is limited.
If you choose to set up an account with our service, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of your password and not to reveal this information to others.
We will hold your personal data for so long as you download and use our service and for no more than five years after. We will endeavor to delete any personal data sooner where it is not necessary for us to hold this, but please be aware that we may hold personal data for longer if we are under a legal obligation to do so or where we have a reasonable belief that it is necessary to do so for business or legal reasons.
You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
If you are unsure about your rights or are concerned about how your personal data may be processed you should contact the Information Commission's Office.
If you contact us in relation to your rights we will do our best to accommodate your request or objection. Please note, however, that not all rights are absolute. Sometimes other legal obligations or third-party rights will take precedence.
If you request a copy of personal data that we hold about you we will require proof of your identity.
You can help us to maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any change.
Please contact us if you would have any queries about, or would like to enforce, your rights set out above.
Our processing of your personal data will be where: (i) it is necessary for the performance of a contract we have with you; (ii) where you have provided your consent (for example for us to send you third party marketing); (iii) it is necessary for us to comply with legal obligation that we are under; or (iv) it is in our (or a third party's) legitimate interests and such interests do not prejudice your rights or freedoms. Our (or a third party's) legitimate interests will include:
Our service is for users who are aged 18 years old and over. We do not knowingly collect personal data from under 18s.
If you have questions regarding this policy or our handling of your personal information, please contact us here. We will promptly address your concern and strive to reach a satisfactory resolution