Effective as of May 5, 2014
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.
• 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.
For questions regarding this Website, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Policy”) for our users. By using the Website, you consent to Northstar’s collection, use and
any changes are made and/or when they become effective. We encourage you to check back
entity’s website (such as any state lottery websites) through a link on this Website, you should
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
• The name of the country in which your server is located.
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
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.
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
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
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
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:
Northstar Lottery Group, LLC
180 North LaSalle Street Suite 1810
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Please note that questions concerning the Illinois Lottery will be forwarded on to the Illinois
Because this Website does not encrypt incoming email, you should not send information that
you consider sensitive through this Website.