Privacy Policy

The privacy of our players is of utmost importance to the Arizona Lottery (“Lottery”) and the State of Arizona when conducting business through the Internet. This Lottery privacy policy addresses collection, use, and security of and access to information that may be obtained through the use of this Lottery website (the “Website”). The Lottery will use and disclose information only in accordance with the terms of the privacy policy set forth below. From time to time we may update this privacy policy and will generally post a notice alerting you on the home page of this site. Please always reread our privacy policy if you see such a notice.

What Information We Collect

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 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.

When you voluntarily provide us through email or through option surveys on our website you are authorizing us (and all third parties authorized by us) to use, transmit, disclose and store such information for all purposes necessary to consummate the transactions you have requested (See Terms of Use).

The Lottery Website is not directed at children and does not request information from children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 21, and no part of the Website is designed to attract anyone under the age of 21.

How We Use the Information We Collect

The Lottery does not sell any information collected on our website to third parties and, except as expressly set forth within this policy, does not disclose information to third parties. The information we collect is used to personalize your experience while visiting our site. We also use the information to analyze trends, administer the Website, improve site performance, gather broad demographic information, and “web beacons” to help us identify when emails sent to you have been received and read. This information will be used only in aggregate form and may be disclosed to third parties to provide any of the mentioned activities on behalf of the Lottery.

The Lottery does not track or record identifying information from you based on your browsing history. 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.

Cookies” are plain text files that cannot scan or retrieve your personal information. Cookies have a very limited function: to help your browser deliver the full features designed into many of today's websites. The Lottery uses cookies solely to maintain personalized services throughout the Website. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you would not be able to sign in or use other interactive features and services that may be offered on the Website.

The Lottery may conduct voluntary 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.

Occasionally the Lottery may use information provided to conduct internal investigations. The Lottery may disclose information provided to cooperate with an investigation by law enforcement agencies or other governmental authorities or in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other comparable legal processes. 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 collected on the Website is requested by a third party, it may be protected under applicable law from release or disclosure.

How We Secure Your Information

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.

We Are Not Responsible for Linked Sites

The Lottery Website has links to other websites not controlled by the Lottery. When you link to any third-party website, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. This includes links to sites that are related to the Lottery, such as a link to Special Event websites provided by the Lottery or by third parties who have contracted with the Lottery to administer such Special Events on the Lottery’s behalf (“Secondary Sites”). When you leave this Website this privacy statement will not apply to those sites.

If you choose to link to the Secondary Sites listed above, you may be requested to provide personal identifying information. Such information is not collected, stored, or processed through the Lottery Website. Once you leave the Lottery Website, you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Secondary Sites. We strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of the Secondary Sites before providing any personal information.

We respect your privacy and want you to understand more about the information we collect on this site and how we use that information. Please direct any questions you may have concerning our privacy statement to: [email protected]