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Northstar Lottery Group, LLC (“Northstar”) Website Privacy Policy 

Effective as of May 5, 2014 
 
SUMMARY 
 
Information Collected by Northstar 
 
  • If you use the Northstar Website, we may collect certain information about your visit automatically, such as your IP address and the type of browser you use. 
  • If you send us an email, sign up for E-Alerts or submit an application form, we may collect additional information from you, including your Personal Information. 
How Northstar Uses and Shares Collected Information 
 
  • Northstar may use the information we collect from you, including your Personal  Information, to provide you with the Website (including the services on the Website), to  offer you products or services or send you E-Alerts, for troubleshooting and maintenance  purposes, to communicate with you, to process your application, and for other purposes. 
  • We will not share your with non-affiliated third parties for their own marketing purposes without your consent. 
  • We may share certain information with our affiliates (including IGT Solutions Corporation) and service providers. 
Opting Out 
 
• You may opt out of certain email communications through the instructions in the emails. 
 
Safeguarding Your Information 
 
• Northstar is committed to maintaining the security of the data you provide us. However, 
  please note that there is always some risk in transmitting information over the Internet. 
 
Contact Us 
 
For questions regarding this Website, please contact: feedback@northstarlottery.net 
 
I. INTRODUCTION 
 
Thank you for visiting the website for Northstar Lottery Group, LLC (“Northstar”), which includes 
www.northstarlottery.com and m.northstarlottery.com (collectively, this “Website”). We 
recognize that individuals and businesses need to understand how their privacy is protected 
when they visit this Website, so we have established the following privacy policy (this “Privacy 
Policy”) for our users. By using the Website, you consent to Northstar’s collection, use and 
sharing of data as described in this Privacy Policy. 
 
We may change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you by posting changes on this 
Website. If we change this Privacy Policy, we will note near the top of this page the date that 
 
any changes are made and/or when they become effective. We encourage you to check back 
and review this Privacy Policy from time to time. Your continued use of this Website following 
our posting of changes will mean that you accept the revised Privacy Policy. 
 
This Privacy Policy describes Northstar's privacy practices regarding information collected from 
users of this Website. This Privacy Policy describes what information is collected and how that 
information is used. Because this Privacy Policy only applies to this Website, if you visit another 
entity’s website (such as any state lottery websites) through a link on this Website, you should 
examine that entity’s privacy policy to determine its website practices. 
 
For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" is information about a natural person 
that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal Information includes such things as 
an individual’s name, address and telephone number. A domain name or Internet protocol 
address is not considered Personal Information. 
 
II. INFORMATION COLLECTED BY NORTHSTAR 
 
In order to provide you with the benefits of using this Website, Northstar collects the following 
types of information from you. In the event you decline to provide any Website Data (as defined 
below) and/or Personal Information to Northstar, you may limit Northstar’s ability to serve you. 
 
1. Information Automatically Collected by Northstar 
 
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through this Website, Northstar will automatically 
gather and store the following information about your visit (the “Website Data”): 
 
• The Internet protocol (IP) address and domain name used; 
• The type of browser and operating system you used; 
• The date and time you visited this Website; 
• The webpages or services you accessed at this Website; 
• The website you visited prior to coming to this Website; 
• The website you visit as you leave this Website; 
• Any ads you clicked on to access this Website; 
• If you downloaded a form or other document, the form or document that was 
  downloaded; and 
• The name of the country in which your server is located. 
 
For purposes of this Privacy Policy, none of the Website Data is deemed to be Personal 
Information. We may collect this information through the use of cookies, web beacons and log 
files. 
 
2. Information that You Provide to Northstar 
 
In addition to the Website Data that is automatically collected, you may also provide information 
to Northstar in the following ways: 
 
a. Contact Us and E-Alerts 
 
If you send us an email during your visit to this Website (whether directly or via the Contact Us 
form) or subscribe to Northstar’s E-Alerts, the following information may be collected: 
 
• your name, email address, address and/or phone number 
• the contents of the email 
• any other information required by or volunteered on the email or form 
 
b. Application Forms 
 
If you fill out and submit an application form through the Website, including for vendor or retailer 
registration or the After School Advantage program, the following information may be collected: 
 
• name (including name of contact) 
• whether you are an individual or a business 
• organization’s name 
• email address 
• (postal) mailing address 
• (postal) billing address 
• social security number or tax information for organization 
• tax category 
• date of birth 
• phone number 
• any other information required by or volunteered on the application form 
 
III. USE AND SHARING OF COLLECTED INFORMATION 
 
1. General 
 
Northstar may use the information we collect from you, including your Personal Information and 
Website Data, to provide you with the Website (including the services on the Website), to offer 
you products or services or send you E-Alerts, for troubleshooting and maintenance purposes, 
to communicate with you, to process your application, and for other purposes. 
 
Northstar may share certain information we collect from you, including your Personal 
Information and/or Website Data, with our affiliates (such as IGT Solutions Corporation) and other third parties 
who are acting on our behalf (including call center operators, servicers, people who analyze 
data for us, etc.) or as otherwise required to process your request or application. Northstar will 
not share your Personal Information with non-affiliated third parties for their own marketing 
purposes without your consent. 
 
If Northstar is involved in any merger, acquisition, sale of company assets, transition of service 
to another provider, or insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, we reserve the right to transfer 
your Personal Information in connection with such transaction. 
 
Without limiting the foregoing, Northstar may disclose your information (including your Personal 
Information) as necessary: (1) if we determine a Website or policy violation has occurred, or to 
enforce the Northstar Terms and Conditions; (2) if we believe such disclosure is necessary to 
identify, contract or bring legal action regarding injury or interference with the rights and property 
 
of Northstar, including to enforce Northstar’s rights against unauthorized access or attempted 
unauthorized access to Northstar’s information technology assets or against other inappropriate 
use of the Website; (3) to comply with laws, regulations, court orders and subpoenas or similar 
requests for information (including the Freedom of Information Act), or as otherwise required or 
authorized by law; (4) to protect your safety and the safety of others; and (5) to assist us in fraud 
prevention or investigation, including to validate your identity. 
 
If you provide Personal Information on this Website, certain state or federal laws may protect it. 
In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Policy and any state or federal laws, including the 
Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the state or federal laws will control. 
 
2. Website Data 
 
In addition to the uses described above, Northstar may use and share the Website Data to 
improve this Website's content and to help Northstar and its affiliates understand how users are 
interacting with this Website. This information is also collected for statistical analysis, to 
determine what information is of most and least interest to our users, to improve the utility of the 
material available on this Website, and for other purposes described in this Privacy Policy. 
 
IV. OPTING-OUT 
 
If you provide Personal Information to Northstar through this Website or sign up for E-Alerts, you 
may receive email messages from Northstar. If you prefer not to receive such messages from 
Northstar, the email messages will provide instructions on how you may opt out of receipt of 
such email messages. In addition, you may also contact us through the Contact Us section 
below to opt-out. Note that you may not opt out of receiving purely transactional emails (such as 
responses to your email inquiries). 
 
V. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR NON-U.S. RESIDENTS 
 
This Website and the material provided on this Website are solely for promoting products and 
business operations within the U.S. If you provide Personal Information to Northstar (including 
through the Contact Us section below or via an application form), it may be transferred to and 
processed on computers in the U.S. and other countries. Do not provide your Personal 
Information to Northstar if you do not want your Personal Information to be transferred to the 
U.S. or to other countries, or if the laws in your country restrict these types of transfers. Your 
provision of Personal Information to Northstar will be handled in accordance with this Privacy 
Policy. Your provision of Personal Information to Northstar through this Website means that you 
agree to this Privacy Policy. 
 
VI. SAFEGUARDING YOUR INFORMATION 
 
Northstar is committed to maintaining the security of the data you provide us. However, please 
note that there is always some risk in transmitting information over the Internet. Because the 
Website is provided through the Internet, when you use the Website, your communications may 
be intercepted by others. For this reason, Northstar cannot guarantee the security and privacy 
of transmissions via the Internet, and we will not be liable for any lack of security relating to the 
use of the Website by you. You agree that you will not hold Northstar liable for any damages 
resulting from any loss of privacy or security occurring in connection with any communications 
over such networks. 
 
VII. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS 
 
If you are a California resident, you may have the right to request and receive certain 
information about our disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for their direct 
marketing purposes, and your choices with respect to such disclosures. Because it is our policy 
not to share your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes 
unless you are first given the opportunity to opt-out from such sharing, we are exempt from 
having to meet this requirement. If you still wish to learn more about our compliance with this 
requirement, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section 
below. 
 
Northstar does not track its users across third party websites nor does it allow third parties to 
collect personally identifiable information directly from the Website. Therefore, the Website does 
not respond to browser "Do Not Track" requests. 
 
VIII. CONTACT US 
 
For questions regarding this Website, please contact: 
 
feedback@northstarlottery.net 
Northstar Lottery Group, LLC 
180 North LaSalle Street Suite 1810 
Chicago, Illinois 60601 
(312) 368-5880 
 
Please note that questions concerning the Illinois Lottery will be forwarded on to the Illinois 
Lottery. 
 
Because this Website does not encrypt incoming email, you should not send information that 
you consider sensitive through this Website.