Privacy Statement and Legal Disclaimers
KENTUCKY LOTTERY CORPORATION
Effective: April 14, 2023
Thank you for visiting kylottery.com, the official player website of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation.
Use of This Website and Acceptance of Policy
Your access and use of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation (“Kentucky Lottery”) website is subject to the terms of this policy as set out below and all applicable laws. By accessing and using this site, you accept these terms without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy, then do not access this website.
Acceptance of Additional Terms
Changes to Policy
Information Collected Automatically
Some of your information is automatically collected when you visit and use this website. The server on which the website is located, and any third party Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tool used by the Kentucky Lottery to optimize the website, collects and saves only the default information customarily logged by web server software which may include, but is not limited to, the date and time of your visit; the originating IP address; the pages and images requested; information about how you linked to this website; searches you initiated; items you clicked on; the geographical location of your IP address; pages you visited; your mobile device identifier and hardware; your network carrier and the type of browser and operating system you used. This information is used to improve this website by making it more useful and accessible to visitors. This information is not considered to be personally identifiable information (PII).
Information Voluntarily Submitted
We may, depending on the services, product, or offers you request, collect additional information you voluntarily provide, including, but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, all or the last four digits of your social security number, credit and/or debit card number, bank account number, routing number(s), transaction history, username, password, IP address, player identification number, and geographical location. This information may be used to provide your requested transaction, product, offer, or service, verify your eligibility for a requested or authorized transaction, product, offer, or service, contact you regarding a requested or authorized transaction, product, offer, or service, record transactions, improve the website, enforce terms and conditions, protect our rights and property, and otherwise perform the purpose for which the information was provided. If you do not provide all or any part of the personal information requested, your attempt to register for an account, update your account, or access or use your account, may not be processed. We require certain personal information to comply with the Internal Revenue Code and state and federal income reporting requirements and tax withholding requirements. When you submit information to us, you are authorizing us (and all third parties authorized by us) to use, transmit, disclose and store such information for all purposes necessary to provide the information, activities, and services offered in connection with this website. If you do not want your personal information collected, please do not submit it to us.
If you enable Touch ID or Face ID on a compatible smart device in order to login to your account through the mobile app, your smart phone provider will collect biometric information such as fingerprints or facial recognition, but the information is encrypted and stored on the device only and is not submitted to the Kentucky Lottery.
Contests, Second Chance Drawings and Other Promotions
We may offer contests and other promotions on this website or online, (collectively, "Promotions"). These Promotions may be subject to special rules provided on relevant pages of the website or online and may require you to register via an online registration form to create a user account or provide information by email or text. If you choose to participate in these Promotions, and are eligible to do so, we may ask you for information such as your name, mailing address, email address, date of birth and telephone number. During the entry process, you may be required to choose a username and/or password. You acknowledge and agree that we may use and rely on this password to identify you.
These Promotions may also allow you to share information about these Promotions with others. We will use any information you provide to administer the Promotions, including to award prizes, report such awards to applicable tax authorities, comply with other applicable laws, rules and regulations and perform other compliance and offset obligations required or permitted by law in connection with the awarding of prizes. Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we may also use the information to communicate with you, or the other people you identify, about our Products, to allow our partners to communicate with you about the Promotions or their products and services, for other purposes disclosed to you at the point of data collection, to comply with all laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Kentucky Lottery Corporation and its Products and for other purposes consistent with applicable law.
Use and Disclosure of Information
We reserve all rights necessary to use and disclose your information, including personal information, as required and/or permitted pursuant to all laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the Kentucky Lottery or its products. Any information which you submit to us, or which is collected by us, via this website, including your name and other information, may be subject to disclosure under the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870, et seq. or as otherwise required by state or federal law and in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process. Subject to applicable legal restrictions, we may disclose your information to entities that perform marketing or other promotional services on our behalf or with other entities with which we may have joint marketing agreements. We may disclose your information if it is necessary in connection with other business services including, but not limited to, administration of this website, customer services or convenience, service quality, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection, account maintenance and fulfillment activities, and awarding and payment of prizes or promotional offers.
Except where prohibited by law or policy, if you win a prize, you understand and agree that we may use your name, city, prize amount, and any photograph, video or audio recording, in any medium, for promotional, advertising, and/or publicity purposes. You understand and agree that we may freely use, reproduce, and display this information, in whole or in part, alone or together with other information, including, but not limited to, player highlights, benefactor profiles, scholarship stories, Winfluencer social media campaigns, and all other media submissions through any and all forms of media, in any manner, anywhere, in perpetuity, and without restriction, reservation, or limitation.
Age and Identification Information
By submitting the information necessary to register to be a member of Fun Club and to have an account, to update your existing account, and use your account, you consent to our use of any age verification and identity verification technology or method we deem appropriate.
We do not guarantee that our age verification and identity verification technology and methods will be able to locate records for and verify every person. You will not be able to use your Fun Club account if your age and identity cannot be verified. If you cannot successfully register for an account or update your existing account, we may nevertheless retain the profile information you submitted for an indefinite period of time.
Use of this Website by Children is Prohibited
Use of this website, including all its content and services, by anyone under 18 years of age is strictly prohibited. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or create account profiles of persons under the age of 18. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children. While our account registration process uses age and identity verification software, users are cautioned, however, that information collected automatically or voluntarily submitted in certain ways, such as email or survey, will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult.
You must be physically located within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to purchase a lottery ticket using the website, including the mobile app. We use a variety of geo-location technology and methods to verify your location. By registering for or updating your existing account, and using an account or this service, you consent to have your location verified by our standard geo-location check. Our standard location check is automatically activated any time you attempt to make a purchase. Your location will not be checked after you leave this website.
If eligible, you may purchase lottery tickets through the website by using your mobile device. You may connect to the Internet using a WIFI connection or through your mobile service provider using your data plan. Connecting to the Internet through your mobile provider requires registration of your device by using the mobile geo-location opt-in function on the website. We cannot guarantee that mobile geo-location opt-in will be available through your provider, that you will be able to opt-in, or that geo-location technology will be able to verify that you are located within the state.
We do not guarantee that our geo-location technology will verify the location of every person physically located within Kentucky. If we are unable to verify that you are physically located within Kentucky, you will be unable to complete your purchase through this website until we are able to verify that you are physically located within Kentucky.
Information relating to your location and/or the location of your mobile device will only be used by us and our staff and will not be shared with or sold to third parties. We do, however, reserve the right to disclose this information at any time in accordance with any law, regulation, or request from a court or government agency, to avoid liability or protect our rights or property. A record confirming your location may be retained for a specific period of time according to retention policy.
KLC uses personalized advertising to display ads to you based on information gathered when you visit and interact with our website or services, as further detailed in Use and Disclosure of Information and Cookies above. We may use third-party ad-serving companies, cookies and other technologies to enable advertisers to learn about ads you see and click and your visits to our website. These technologies help to provide you with more relevant advertising. Personal information that we collect from you is not linked to the information collected for purposes of displaying personalized advertising.
Retention of Information
We retain information collected through this website in accordance with applicable record retention policies, disposal schedules, and state law. Where no retention policy, disposal schedule or state law applies, we may retain information for any period of time or not at all.
Email Marketing Communications
If you register for an account, update your existing account, or otherwise provide personal information through this website or online, you may receive email messages from us, including marketing messages regarding our products, such as games and promotions, from the Kentucky Lottery, IGT Corporation or any of the Kentucky Lottery’s other contractors, subcontractors, or third parties involved in producing or delivering this website or services (on behalf of the Kentucky Lottery). You have the right to ask in writing not to receive direct marketing material from us. If applicable, you can amend your previous preferences by following the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of our email(s) to you. Please allow us a reasonable period of time to satisfy your request. This will not apply to email messages concerning your Fun Club Membership or account or to other transactional messages.
Amazon Alexa Skill Terms
You agree that the Kentucky Lottery and Amazon are not responsible for any inaccuracies that result from use of the Skill. If you are unsure about the accuracy of any information delivered by this Skill or interaction through using it, please contact the Kentucky Lottery or confirm via the kylottery.com website or mobile application.
Use of the Skill involves the electronic transmission of information across the networks of your internet service provider or wireless service provider. Because the Kentucky Lottery does not operate or control the internet or wireless networks used to access the Skill, the Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for the privacy or security of internet or wireless data transmissions. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for limitations and/or failures in performance associated with any wireless or Wi-Fi service used to access the Skill or for the security of any wireless or Wi-Fi service.
Regarding Amazon, “Alexa” means their Alexa Voice Service which includes third party services (like our skills) and other related Software.
When you use our skills, you have to talk to Alexa. This voice input is sent to Amazon and us where we use it to understand what value our skill should return to you. This is necessary for our service to give you the appropriate answer.
We never collect or share personal data with our skills. To improve our services, we analyze automatically how often utterances are spoken and other analytics. This is done automatically by Amazon in the Amazon Developer Portal.
The data we collected in our skill is saved in our database and used solely for the purposes of identifying the correct answer for the scavenger hunt game.
Disclaimer Regarding Links to other Websites
Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information. We do not, however, guarantee security in any way. "Tell us at once if you believe your use of this website has been compromised. We will use our best efforts to reduce your risk of loss; however, your use of this website is at your own risk, and we are not liable for any damages or losses resulting from a security breach except as required by law.
While the Kentucky Lottery uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on this website, errors or omissions may occur. We make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information provided on this website. The information provided on this website is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions necessary to access the information provided on this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We do not warrant or guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this website. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence by act or omission, shall the Kentucky Lottery be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the information provided on this website. The information provided in this policy should not be construed as business, legal or other advice.
Restrictions on Use of Website Materials
The Kentucky Lottery maintains this website to provide information and communication. You may download material displayed on this site for non-commercial personal use only, provided that you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the contents of this site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video.
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Effective April 14, 2023