GEORGIA LOTTERY CORPORATION
Our Use of Your Information
If we do receive your personal information through the Portal, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected or otherwise as described in this Policy. Specifically, we reserve all rights necessary to use and disclose your personal information as required and/or permitted pursuant to all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Georgia Lottery Corporation. We may use information submitted through the Portal to communicate with you about matters related to your status as a Retailer, your use of the features and services available through the Portal and additional products and services that may be of interest to you. We may combine information we collect about you through the Portal with information we obtain about you from other sources, including aggregate data from third parties. We will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of our organization unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide Retailer Information for us or on our behalf, (3) it is necessary to allow our vendors to provide you third-party products and services owned or controlled by them through this Portal, to provide services for the Portal for us or on our behalf, including processing, hosting and customer surveys, and to provide services and other products for vendor on vendor's behalf subject to additional terms and policies, (4) it is necessary in order to provide our Retailer Information to you, including in connection with the review, processing and consideration of any application for Retailer Information submitted by you, including verification, authentication, geolocation and authorization for any requests (and contacting you when necessary), (5) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements, (6) it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, operation and administration of this Portal and/or Retailer Information offered through the Portal, customer care or convenience, service quality, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection, account maintenance and fulfillment activities, and awarding and payment of prizes, as applicable, including tax reporting and performance of other compliance and offset obligations required or permitted by law in connection therewith, (7) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, as required by the Georgia Open Records Act, certain information collected through our Portal or provided by you to us through our Portal will be regarded as matters of public record and may be released by us to the public.
If you do not agree to Our Use of Your Information above, we cannot do business with you or accept requests for Retailer Information from you through the Portal. Your continued use of this Portal and request for any Retailer Information available through the Portal constitutes your acceptance of this Policy. All information collected by us and Retailer Information provided by us through the Portal is considered a corporate asset of the Georgia Lottery Corporation and subject to transfer, sale and assignment to any successor-in-interest in the event of a corporate reorganization, merger or sale. By interacting through the Portal, you agree and consent to conduct the transactions available through the Portal and to communicate with us regarding all such matters by electronic means.
Comments and Feedback
We appreciate your questions, comments and feedback ("Feedback") about us, the Portal and the Retailer Information available through the Portal and welcome your messages. We will share your Feedback with those within our organization and to applicable third-party providers who we believe are most capable of addressing your questions and comments. We may archive your Feedback for a certain period of time or discard it once it is no longer needed.
You have the right to ask in writing not to receive commercial email messages the primary purpose of which is to advertise or promote new commercial products or services available from us or third parties. If applicable, you can amend your previous preference by emailing an "unsubscribe email" to email@example.com or refer to our literature (including the email sent to you by us) containing unsubscribe instructions. Once properly notified by you, we will take steps to stop using your information in this way. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request.
Subject to applicable terms and conditions, we may allow you to use the Portal for a reasonable period of time (as determined by us in our discretion) following your termination as a Retailer. Thereafter, we will only retain copies of your information as necessary for us to comply with governmental orders, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, enforce any agreement you have entered into with us and as otherwise reasonably necessary for our business purposes, including compliance with all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Georgia Lottery Corporation, the Portal and the Retailer Information. The foregoing does not constitute and we do not make any representation, express, implied or statutory, all of which are hereby expressly disclaimed, that all electronic copies of your information will be destroyed. For clarity, with respect to certain Retailer Information available through the Portal, our ability to remove or stop using information submitted from you that is fundamental to your ability to receive or continue to receive and/or benefit from the Retailer Information and Portal is limited by all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Georgia Lottery Corporation and that specific Product.
Use of Tools, "Cookies" and Links to Other Websites
If you receive our commercial electronic marketing messages, we may tailor the information we send you unless you tell us not to. This means we may use information we hold and cookies to identify your individual Portal search behavior, location and preferences. This will enable us to send you more personalized and relevant communications. You will be given the opportunity on every personalized commercial electronic message from us to opt-out of this personalization except in circumstances where such personalization is required for the proper administration and operation of a specific Portal section or product or service.
An Internet Protocol ("IP") address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit this Portal, we may view the IP address (which may include the city, domain address and service provider) of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device, understand the general location of visitors to this Portal and verify eligibility to participate in certain features and offerings of the Portal. We also may use this information to enhance this Portal.
Certain pages on our Portal contain "web beacons" (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow us and our third-party service providers and partners to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party.
For third-party products and services available to you through this Portal, we may share any or all of the information we collect with such provider to assist in your receipt of and access to such products and services. In such circumstances, you may be asked to accept the terms and policies of such provider. You should read all applicable terms and policies carefully to ensure you understand how such third-party may use your information.
To ensure that we carry out your instructions accurately, improve our Portal, Retailer Information and services, provide security and enable compliance with all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Georgia Lottery Corporation and its Portal and Retailer Information, we may monitor and/or record: (1) telephone calls; and (2) interactions, transactions and activities on this Portal. All recordings and other records are our sole property. Your access to the Portal constitutes your consent and agreement to such monitoring. The results of such monitoring may be used in civil or criminal actions as deemed appropriate or necessary by us.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information, including keeping your personal information private and safe. You acknowledge, however, that no transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, despite our efforts. Thus, while we will use and will require our applicable service providers to use reasonable means consistent with general industry standards to secure information you transmit to us consistent with our legal requirements, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties.
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Changes to this Policy
We may change this Policy at any time. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on this Portal or made available on request. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy. This Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.
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How To Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to learn more about how we protect privacy, please write to us at Georgia Lottery Corporation, 250 Williams Street, Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30303, or by phone at 1.800.746.8546 .