Security Policy

Introduction

Pokie Place respects the security and privacy of our players and visitors, and we recognize the that protecting information collected from them (player(s), a “user” or “you”) is crucial. We have prepared this security policy to explain how we gather, store, protect and use information provided by players through the use of our websites and Services operated by us or our affiliates.

We encourage you to read the Security Policy carefully and use it to make informed decisions. By using our Services, you agree to the terms of this Security Policy and your continued use of the Services constitutes your ongoing agreement to this Security Policy.

Table of Contents

1. Types of Information Pokie Place Collects

2. Cookies & Analytics

3. How We Use Collected Information

4. Who We Share Information With

5. Third Party Information Collection

6. Publicly Shared Information

7. How Long is Information Stored?

8. How Do We Secure and Store Your Information?

9. Marketing

10. Corporate Sales/Mergers

11. Underage Visitors (Minors)

12. Updates to the Security Policy

13. How to Contact Pokie Place

1. Types of Information Pokie Place Collects

Personal Information:

“Personal Information” is any information that can be used to personally identify an individual (Player).

“Account Information” is the information that Pokie Place collects in order to open an account with our website and/or Services. This information is submitted directly by the user at the time of account creation and includes personal information such as full name, email address, physical address, date of birth, phone number (home and/or mobile), deposit information (e.g. credit card number), and other financial information that may be required to fully experience all of our Services.

“Optional Information” is any information a player/user provides to Pokie Place voluntarily. This includes any information provide to us via LiveChat conversations, email replies, or any other information submitted voluntarily using our Services.

“Hardware Information” may be collected during the use of our Services. This could include the IP address of the device connected to Pokie Place Services, Geolocations, MAC address, or other unique identifiers of the hardware used to connect to our Services.

Non-Personal Information:

“Non-Personal Information” is any usage information that we collect that is not directly linked to a specific user. This information collected could include gameplay statistics, pages viewed on our website(s), technical information supplied by your device (browser, hardware, operating system, language, access time, source domain, etc.), etc. This information is collected in order to optimize and improve the functionality and performance of Pokie Place Services.

In the case that we merge any Personal Information with Non-personal Information, that information will all be treated as Personal Information for as long as it is merged.

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2. Cookies & Analytics

Pokie Place and our trusted partners use cookies and other technologies in our related Services, including when you visit our website or access our Services.

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that websites save to your device while you are viewing a website. Cookies are helpful and may be used for a variety of purposes. Some cookies allow you to browse the website(s) more efficiently, enable auto-activation of special features, remember your preferences (choices) and make your interaction with our Services quicker and easier. Cookies are also used to ensure that promotions you see are more relevant to you based on your history with our Services and may be used to compile data on your use of Pokie Place Services.

Pokie Place Uses These Types of Cookies:

  • Temporary ‘Session Cookies’ that allow normal use of the system and are deleted from your device when the browser (session) is closed;

  • ‘Persistent Cookies’ which are saved on your PC/laptop/device for a fixed period of time and are not deleted when the browser is closed. These cookies are read only by our website(s) and are used when we need to know who you are. Example: Remembering choices you made during your last visit for an optimal experience during your next visit;

  • ‘Third Party Cookies’ are cookies that come from third party providers we use. A great example of these types of cookies is Google Analytics, which we use to analyse web traffic and improve user/player experiences and site performance.

Cookies do not contain any of your personal information that could be used to identify you, but Personal Information that Pokie Place has about you may be merged, by us, to the information in and obtained from cookies. You can disable and/or remove cookies from any of your devices by following the instructions offered by the web browser you use. You should consider, however, that if you choose to disable cookies, some Pokie Place features may not operate properly and your experience with our Services may not be optimal.

Pokie Place also uses an online service/tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about your use of our Services. Google Analytics collects information such as the number of visits to our website/Services from users, what specific pages users visit, etc. Pokie Place uses the information we collect from Google Analytics to improve our Services and optimize your experience. Google Analytics saves the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our site, not your name or any other personal identifying information. Pokie Place does not combine information collected through Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.

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3. How We Use Collected Information

Pokie Place uses and shares Personal Information in the manners described in this Security Policy. In addition to the purposes already listed, the information Pokie Place collects, which could include your Personal Information, can be used for the following purposes:

  • To create your Pokie Place account;

  • Process payments (deposits & withdrawals) and to administer/manage your account;

  • Conduct research in order to improve and customize your experience based on your needs and interests;

  • Interact with you and keep you informed of changes/updates/promotions;

  • Offer you a safe and responsible gambling environment;

  • Promote our Services/site(s)/products or those of any of Pokie Place’s business partners and affiliates (see below “Marketing”);

  • Detect and prevent fraud/illegal activity (or any other activity that could negatively impact the integrity of our Services);

  • Troubleshoot our Services and to provide support

  • Investigate/Enforce policy violations as required by law, regulation, or any other governmental authority.

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4. Who We Share Information With

We do not sell, share, or “rent” your Personal Information to third parties except as described in this Security Policy.

Pokie Place may share Personal Information with the following recipients: (i) our subsidiaries; (ii) companies (and their employees) within the same corporate group as Pokie Place (“Group”) and other affiliated companies; (iii) subcontractors and other third party service providers; (iv) auditors or advisers of any of the Group’s business processes; and (v) any potential investors or purchasers in any of the companies within the Group.

In addition to the purposes already provided in this Security Policy, Pokie Place may share Personal Information for any of the following purposes: (i) processes that assist us with our business operations (e.g. processing incoming and outgoing payments; fraud prevention; etc.); (ii) analytics, research, and/or technical diagnostics; and (iii) communicating informational and promotional material, in accordance with our marketing policy.

When sharing your Personal Information with third parties, Pokie Place will only disclose that information which is required for said companies to perform their services and those companies will be restricted from using that information for any other purpose.

Pokie Place may also share Personal Information, or any other information you submitted via our Services, if we believe that disclosure of that information is needed or reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any applicable regulation, legal process, law, or government request; (ii) investigate a breach violation of, or to enforce, our policies; (iii) prevent, detect, investigate, or take action regarding fraudulent/illegal activity, or any other security issues; (iv) to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; (v) prevent harm to the rights, property or safety of Pokie Place, our users, yourself or any third party; or (vi) for the purpose of assisting law enforcement agencies and/or, if necessary, in order to enforce our intellectual property or other legal rights.

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5. Third Party Information Collection

Our Security Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information Pokie Place collects from you. Regarding the information you disclose to third parties while using our Services (e.g. by clicking a link to another website or web-location) or via other websites across the internet, different rules may apply.

You agree that Pokie Place and its partners shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any such third-party websites and your usage of them.

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6. Publicly Shared Information

Any information that is shared publicly on our website by any user(s) is public information and Pokie Place players should exercise caution when disclosing their Personal Information on public areas of the website(s). If you voluntarily choose to disclose your personal information in a public area of our website(s) such as a public chat/message board, that information can be stored and used by a third-party to send you unsolicited advertisements, messages or for another unknown purpose. Pokie Place is not responsible for the actions of these third parties in public areas of our website(s), so if you decide to disclose personal information in a public area, you do so at your own risk.

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7. How Long is Information Stored?

Pokie Place values your security and privacy and respects your right to control your Personal Information and how it is used. Therefore, you may, at any time, ask to change, update, or remove any of your personal information by emailing us at [email protected]. You can also request that we will correct errors or that we will erase your Personal Information (except for your transaction history and other data that we are required to keep under applicable laws) by emailing us at [email protected].

Please remember that, unless you request otherwise, Pokie Place stores the information we collect for as long as we feel is needed to provide our Services and to comply with any legal obligations, enforce our agreements, and/or resolve disputes.

Pokie Place may update, refresh, or remove, inaccurate or incomplete information at any time.

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8. How Do We Secure and Store Your Information?

Pokie Place takes great care in implementing and maintaining the security of our Services and your information. We maintain industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the security of our users’ information, and to prevent any unauthorized use of such information. Though Pokie Places may take reasonable precautions to safeguard information, we are not responsible for the acts of individual(s) who gain unauthorized access to or who abuse our Services, and Pokie Place makes no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we can/will prevent such access.

If you feel that your security and privacy was not handled in accordance with our policy, or if you feel another person attempted to abuse our Services or acted in a manner you deem inappropriate, contact us directly at [email protected].

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9. Marketing

Pokie Place may use your Personal Information, such as your name, email address, phone number, etc., ourselves or via a third party subcontractor(s) with the express purpose of providing you with promotional material(s) concerning our Services, as well as websites and applications, and products, including updates about product news, events, contests, and other marketing materials.

If you have given Pokie Place your consent, we may also choose to send communications for some unrelated products or services. Additionally, Pokie Place may choose to share your Personal Information with trusted third-party partners for marketing or other similar purposes, only in cases where you agree to share such information. Any said partners will be restricted from disclosing or using shared information except for the express purposes which the user(s) have consented to.

Out of respect for your right to security and privacy, Pokie Place provides to you within such marketing materials the means to decline receiving any further marketing/promotional offers from us. Also, you may request at any time to unsubscribe and discontinue accepting marketing offers by contacting us at [email protected].

Be aware that even if you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing list, Pokie Place may continue to send periodic emails updating you of technical, service, or security events related to a service or product you requested, confirmation of a product or service you request, or provide you with periodic information or news relating to a product or service you requested.

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10. Corporate Sales/Mergers

Pokie Place may share Information, including your Personal Information, in the event of a corporate merger/transaction (e.g. sale of a part of our business, a merger, a consolidation or asset sale, or transfer in the operation) of our Company or any other company within our Group. In any such event, the acquiring transferee or company will assume the rights and obligations as described in this Security Policy.

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11. Underage Visitors (Minors)

The Services offered at Pokie Place are for adults only and not allowed to users under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you should not use the Services offered here nor provide any Personal Information to us.

Pokie Place reserve the right to verify, access, and use any Personal Information collected from you. If Pokie Places is made aware that a user that is under the age of 18 has shared any information (personal or otherwise), Pokie Place will discard such information. If you believe that a minor has shared any information with Pokie Place, please contact us at [email protected].

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12. Updates to the Security Policy

This Security Policy is subject to be revised and updated at our discretion and the most current version of this policy will always be posted on our website. We request that you review this Security Policy regularly for any updates and/or changes. In the case of major changes, Pokie Place will notify you through our Services or by email.

Your continued use of Pokie Place and our Services, following the announcement of any changes to this policy on our website, constitutes your acknowledgement and agreement of such changes/updates to the Security Policy and your agreement to be bound by the terms of such changes/updates.

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13. How to Contact Pokie Place

If you have any general questions about Pokie Place, our Services, or the information we collect and how we use it, please contact us at [email protected].

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