Privacy Statement

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

The Texas Lottery Commission and IGT Global Solutions Corporation respect your privacy rights and we are committed to protect the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you.

THE PURPOSE AND APPLICABILITY OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

This privacy statement ("Privacy Statement") sets forth the privacy terms that apply to your use of this Texas Lottery (the "Lottery") Internet Entry Promotional Second-Chance Drawings (the “Second-Chance Promotion”) Website (the "Luck Zone Website") through this website (this “Website”). Participants in the Lottery's Promotional Second-Chance Drawing and all participants' submissions are subject to the Lottery social media use and participation standards located at http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/Misc/social_media.html and privacy statement located at: http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/Misc/Privacy_policy.html, and the Terms of Use that govern the Website located at: https://www.txlotteryluckzone.com/home/terms_of_use/ in addition to this Privacy Statement. This Website is operated by IGT Global Solutions Corporation dba IGT Solutions Corporation in the State of Texas (“IGT”) on behalf of the Texas Lottery (collectively referred to herein as “we” or “us” or “our”). By using this Website or participating in any Second-Chance Promotion, you agree to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Use. This Privacy Statement does not describe information collection practices that may take place on other websites, including those linked to or from this Website, and http://www.txlottery.org/export/sites/lottery/index.html.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED

Your privacy is important to us. We will only collect personally identifiable information (“PII”) (including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, age, telephone number, etc.) when you provide such information in order to register with us and participate in Promotional Second-Chance Drawings, including winning and collecting prizes in connection therewith, or send information to us via the Feedback page of this Website or otherwise. You are free to provide or not provide the requested information. If you choose not to provide this type of PII, you may still visit this Website, but you will be unable to participate in Promotional Second-Chance Drawings or win or collect any prizes in connection therewith. Any PII provided by you to us in connection with any Promotional Second-Chance Drawings, including PII submitted by you through this Website, shall be used for the purposes stated on this Website. In the event that you submit additional, unsolicited personal or other information during your visit to this Website, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information.

USE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We strive to limit the amount of PII we collect from you. In this Privacy Statement, we define Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, as information that identifies you directly or indirectly as an individual.

Online information We Collect Provided by You

We may use your PII to conduct the Promotional Second-Chance Drawings and to verify eligibility for, award and distribute prizes to you (including sharing information as necessary for prize fulfillment) and to tailor interactive features of this Website to your specific interests and needs (including periodically communicating information directly to you that matches your selected interests).

Categories of PII collected through the Luck Zone Website are related to and may include:

  • Your identity, postal and email addresses, birthdate, phone numbers, and password.
  • Your acknowledgment that you are 18 years of age or older.
  • Any additional information you provide to us.

You are free to provide or not provide the requested information. If you choose not to provide requested types of PII, you may be unable to access certain features of this Website.

If you wish to change your preferences relative to receiving communications from IGT or the Lottery, you may do so by logging in to the Luck Zone Website registration page at: https://www.txlotteryluckzone.com and updating your profile information.

Passive Information We Collect About You

If you visit this Website, you should be aware that a cookie may be created on your computer. Temporary cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction, to process data submitted online or to facilitate various ongoing Internet interactions including the Second-Chance Promotion. Information collected from you through this Website, including cookies, may also be subject to disclosure pursuant to a public information request, subpoena or other legal process. If you do not want to have cookies placed on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies before using this Website, with the drawback that certain features of this Website may not function properly without the aid of such cookies.

We collect general statistics to track user trends on this Website. These statistics include hits to our server, the types of browsers used to access this Website, page views, and navigational patterns. We may also use "web beacons" to help us identify when emails sent to you have been received and read. We may also collect IP addresses and other information in order to prevent the introduction of viruses and hackers into this Website.

By using this Website, and providing us with your information, you consent to the processing and disclosure of your data. In the event that you submit additional, unsolicited identifiable or other information during your visit to this Website, you expressly consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of such information consistent with this Privacy Statement. If you wish to change your preferences relative to receiving communications from IGT or the Lottery, you may do so by logging in to the Luck Zone Website registration page at: https://www.txlotteryluckzone.com and updating your profile information.

How we may use information we collect about you?

We may combine or aggregate any information we collect for any of these purposes or for analyzing usage statistics or trends.

We will not use your PII for purposes that are incompatible with the purposes for which we originally received your information without your express consent, or for any purpose that is unauthorized by statute or rule.

We will retain your information for as long as you use the Website, and for a reasonable time thereafter, or as required by law, or to meet contractual obligations.

PUBLIC INFORMATION LAWS

Please be aware that the State of Texas has laws to ensure that the state government is open and that the public has a right to access records and information possessed by the state, and that these laws apply to information collected by or for the Lottery. We collect and retain information as required by Texas Records Retention laws (Government Code, Section 441.180, et. seq.) and rules. Different types of information are required to be kept for different periods of time.

The Texas Lottery is subject to the terms of the Texas Public Information Act, located in Government Code, Chapter 552, which provides public access to certain governmental records. More information regarding open government laws can be found at https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/og/open-government. Personal information volunteered by the user, however, may be protected from release or disclosure under state law and the Federal Privacy Act of 1974.

With whom we may share information about you

We do not sell or lease your PII to third parties or generally release PII, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Statement.

We are disclosing that:

  • Your PII is maintained by the Luck Zone Website Provider (IMARCSGROUP.COM LLC under contract to IGT).
  • Your PII is provided to IGT and TLC for the purpose of winner selection and validation.
  • Your PII may be provided to third party fulfillment companies for awarding prizes.

We may disclose your information to other affiliates, advisors, and business partners who work on our behalf, or on behalf of the Texas Lottery, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this Privacy Statement.

We may disclose your information to other entities in the event the Texas Lottery or IGT goes through a business transition, such as a transfer of lottery activities through merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of assets, as your PII might be among the assets transferred.

We may also disclose your information when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the integrity of our Website, prevent harm to other users or protect your safety, investigate fraud or breaches of a contract or a law, or respond to a legal process or request from a governmental agency as obligated to do so by law.

If you find information about you on the Website that is not correct, please contact us via the methods provided below so that we may assist with corrections as appropriate.

SECURITY MEASURES

We take seriously the integrity of the information and systems that we maintain. Reasonable care will be utilized to ensure that files and data obtained from you through this Website, and which may contain PII, are secure. At the discretion of IGT or the Lottery, such files or data may be routinely purged. We maintain physical, logical, and procedural safeguards in compliance with the industry security best practices to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your PII in our custody and management.

LINKED WEBSITES

This Website may provide hyperlinks to third party websites. By clicking on any of these links, you are leaving the Website. We do not control such third party websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content, or the accuracy, collection, and use of your information, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such websites or applications or the content displayed on or through them. You are solely responsible for your interactions with any third party website hyperlinked from the Website, including, but not limited to, your obligations and/or liabilities associated with such third party website's terms of use or service, privacy policies and/or end user license agreements, or any other terms and conditions. The inclusion of such a link does not imply our endorsement of any such website or application or the content displayed on or through it or any association with its operators, and we disclaim all liability with respect to such linked websites, including, but not limited to your access to and/or use of the same.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

The Lottery and IGT may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to this Privacy Statement. Your continued use of this Website and provision of any personally identifiable information after any changes to this Privacy Statement will constitute your acceptance of such new Privacy Statement. However, we will not use information previously provided to us except in accordance with the then-applicable Privacy Statement that was posted on this Website. This Privacy Statement was last modified in November 2016.

CONTACT

Any further questions concerning this Privacy Statement should be directed to customerservice@lottery.state.tx.us