Privacy Policy

Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative Privacy Policy

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative (SSIGI) Privacy Policy applies to information collected on or through the SSIGI web site at www.safeandsecureig.org. The SSIGI maintains safeguards to store and secure information it has about its visitors. This document describes how the SSIGI collects data from its Web site and how the SSIGI uses this information. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and conditions of use at any time. By visiting safeandsecureig.org you accept these conditions.

Information Collected by SSIGI

It is the SSIGI's general policy to collect only personal information that the visitor knowingly chooses to provide. When you visit the SSIGI Web site, our servers collect general information that we may use to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our site. The following general information is collected from all visitors to the SSIGI Web site:

  • Time and date of the visit
  • Internet address of the computer
  • Browser and operating system used
  • Page that is viewed
  • Previous page visited

The SSIGI maintains a user database independent of its Web operations. The information from this database is drawn from sign-up applications voluntarily provided by persons who come to the Web site. Through these applications the personal information SSIGI may collect from you includes, but is not limited to, your name, street address, email address, telephone number and other information that you voluntarily provide.

How Information is Used

The SSIGI uses the data it collects from its Web site to better serve visitors to the SSIGI Web site. The SSIGI may use the information submitted on the SSIGI Web site by visitors in the following ways:

  • To respond to your inquiries and provide you services
  • To notify you of certain events and information
  • For our own and joint marketing purposes
  • To respond to your inquiries, complaints and other communications

How SSIGI Uses Cookies

Cookies are a technology to identify a user as the user moves through the SSIGI Web site. Cookies store information that a web site may need to personalize your experience and to gather web site statistical data, such as which pages you visit, what material you download, your internet provider's domain name and country, and the addresses of web sites you visited immediately before, and after, visiting a particular web site.

The SSIGI uses cookies to provide a unique identifier to your computer so that we can generate statistics regarding access to our Site, such as the percentage of repeat visitors and the site that you visited prior to visiting our site.

The user who may not desire the functionality offered by the cookie has the option to disable the cookie either by indicating when asked that they do not wish to have the cookie created or by disabling the cookie function in their browser.

Disclosure of Information Collected

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, SSIGI will not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties any Personal Information obtained through the Site without your consent. SSIGI may disclose personal information: (1) to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant or other legal process; (2) to comply with legal, regulatory or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; (3) to protect and defend SSIGI, its visitors, endorsers, officers, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim or dispute; (4) to enforce the terms of use of the Web site; (5) to prevent imminent physical harm; and (6) in connection with the sale, assignment, or transfer of all or substantially all of SSIGI's assets.

Choice Regarding Providing Information

You may unsubscribe from SSIGI emails, or assert any other rights you may have under applicable law, by sending an email with "Unsubscribe" or "Data Protection Issue" in the subject line to mailto:info@safeandsecureig.org.

Site Security

SSIGI stores the general information and personal information that is collected on the SSIGI Web site on secure servers located in the European Union, the United States, or elsewhere. All transactional pages are protected. The secure servers are protected by firewalls and other standard security procedures intended to prevent access by unauthorized third parties, but could become accessible in the event of a security breach. SSIGI has no control over the security of the computers or other electronic devices and means you use to send e-mails and submit information to SSIGI over the Internet.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last revised on May 8, 2007. SSIGI reserves the right to change, modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. When the Privacy Policy is changed, modified and/or amended, the revised Privacy Policy will be available on the SSIGI Web site. Any revised Privacy Policy will only apply prospectively to personal information collected or modified after the effective date of the revised policy. Customers are responsible for periodically checking the Privacy Policy.

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