1. Collection and Use of Information
The Lottery does not sell any information to third parties and, except as expressly set forth herein, does not disclose information to third parties.
a) Information You Provide: The Lottery does not generally provide through its Website any benefits or services to the public that require entry of personal information online, apart from the occasional and totally optional surveys or interactive contests or games (“Special Events”), which may require that you provide personal information in order to participate.
c) Browsing the Website: When you browse the Website, read pages, or download information, certain information about your visit may be automatically gathered and stored. This information does not identify you personally and includes the following:
- The internet domain (example: aol.com) and the IP address (the number automatically assigned to your computer when surfing the Web) from which you access our portal;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit;
- The address from which you linked to our Website.
This information may be used for security purposes, to analyze trends, administer the Website, improve site performance, gather broad demographic information, and “web beacons” to help us identify when emails sent to your have been received and read. Except for use for security purposes or web beacons, this information will be used only in aggregate form. Such aggregate information may be disclosed to third parties to provide any of the aforementioned activities on behalf of the Lottery, but we do not track or record identifying information from you based on your browsing history.
d) Inquiries. If you submit a request or an inquiry via an online form, email, fax or telephone call, the information collected, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address, may be used by the Lottery to respond to your inquiry. In the event that you decline to provide such information, you limit our ability to serve you. Still, we invite you to continue to visit the site and take advantage of the wealth of information it offers.
f) Surveys: From time to time, the Lottery may conduct surveys and will collect general demographic information to better understand and serve our players. Surveys may be conducted through a survey page on this Website or by a third party who has been hired to conduct surveys on the Lottery’s behalf. If a third party is contracted to conduct a survey on the Lottery’s behalf, your contact information will be disclosed to that third party only for the limited purpose of conducting the survey. If we present a survey page on the site, use of temporary cookies is limited to the minimum function necessary to prevent duplication of survey results from that page. A cookie is only transmitted at the time you submit the survey to us. You can always avoid receiving the cookie by not submitting the survey to us. Responses to any such survey or questionnaire may be used for internal business analyses and will be disclosed in aggregate form without disclosing any of your personal information.
g) Investigations and Proceedings: The Lottery may use information that you provide to conduct internal investigations. The Lottery may disclose information to cooperate with an investigation by law enforcement agencies or other governmental authorities and may also disclose information in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other comparable legal processes. Please be aware that in the state of Arizona, laws exist to ensure that state government is open and that the public has a right to access appropriate records and information possessed by the State. However, if personal information exists on the Website and is requested by a third party, it may be protected under applicable law from release or disclosure.
The Lottery and its consultants have taken several steps to safeguard the integrity of its computer systems and networks, including, but not limited to, individual authentication, encryption of transmitted data, security monitoring, and auditing. Security methods and measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day practices of the entire Website.
3. Other External Links and General Disclaimers
The Lottery and the State of Arizona, including any agency, officer, employee, or contractor of the State of Arizona, do not warrant the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by this system, and do not endorse any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be inaccurate or outdated. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.