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theLotter UK Cookie Policy

Date for last update: May, 2018

TheLotter Enterprises Limited (collectively, TheLotter”, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you and are committed to being transparent about the technologies it uses. This Cookie Policy explains how and why cookies, may be stored on and accessed from your device when you use or visit any website or app that posts a link to this Policy (collectively, “the Sites”).
By continuing to browse or use our Sites, you agree that we can store, and access Cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

What are Cookies?

Like most websites we use cookies to a limited extent to enhance the user experience and provide customisation and useful features to our website and products. We also use standard analytics software to allow us to see how our users are interacting with the site in aggregate..
Since we are able to collect this data on you, we want to be as clear as possible about how we collect the data, what we collect and most importantly, what we do with it. The aim is to provide you the user, with as much transparency and control as possible.
So, what is a cookie? Well, a ‘cookie’ is a small piece of information stored on your web-browser (Explorer, Firefox, Safari) which allows your web-browser to remember specific information about a website or webpage.
This ‘cookie’ provides us with useful information related to visitors to our website such as, if you’re a unique visitor or if you have been to our website before. The time you spent visiting our website and which particular page you spent the longest time on, allowing us to calculate the average length of time users spend on our website. Also, how did you find your way to our website, via a search engine or from a direct link.
In other words, we use cookies to make your experience on our site as easy and user friendly as possible. In addition, should you opt to disable cookies, our site will not work properly.
We would also like to point out that we DO NOT send cookies to any third parties or sell any information derived from cookies.

Which type of Cookies do we use?

Persistent Cookies. We use persistent Cookies to improve your experience of using the Sites. This includes recording your acceptance of our Cookie Policy to remove the cookie message which first appears when you use the Sites.
Session Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
In more detail, the use of cookies is for below purposes:

  • Run functionality on site optimally by tracking your activity and making sure the content and data you see is personalised and correct.
  • Remember your language selection, browsing activity, browser used, device type and preferred products to present you with the content relevant for you.
  • Provide you with correct information depending on your entry point on site, such as through a search engine or affiliate network.
  • Remember promotions you were interested in to provide you with relevant content based on your preferences

You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our system will issue Cookies when you direct your browser to our Sites.
The data collected by the Sites and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above.

How Do I Disable Cookies?

If you do not want Cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org . Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please see www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are located in Europe or www.aboutads.info/choices if in the United States.