theLotter Cookie Policy

Version Number 1.1, last updated January 3rd 2022

Lotto Direct Limited (collectively, TheLotter”, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you and are committed to being transparent about the technologies it uses. This Cookie Policy explains how and why cookies, may be stored on, and accessed from your device when you use or visit any website or app that posts a link to this Policy (collectively, “the Sites”).
By continuing to browse or use our Sites, you agree that we can store, and access Cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

What are Cookies?

Like most websites we use cookies to a limited extent to enhance the user experience and provide customisation and useful features to our website and products. We also use standard analytics software to allow us to see how our users are interacting with the site in aggregate..
Since we are able to collect this data on you, we want to be as clear as possible about how we collect the data, what we collect and most importantly, what we do with it. The aim is to provide you the user, with as much transparency and control as possible.
So, what is a cookie? A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of information stored on your web-browser which allows your web-browser to remember specific information about a website or webpage.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
This ‘cookie’ provides us with useful information related to visitors to our website such as if you’re a unique visitor or if you have been to our website before. The time you spent visiting our website and which particular page you spent the longest time on, allowing us to calculate the average length of time users spend on our website. Also, how you found your way to our website, via a search engine or from a direct link.
In other words, we use cookies to make your experience on our site as easy and user friendly as possible. In addition, should you opt to disable cookies, our site will not work properly.
Such cookies may be either “first party cookies” (set directly by us to your computer or mobile device) or “third party cookies” (set by third-party providers who work with us for purposes of functionality, performance/analytics, etc).
We would also like to point out that we DO NOT send cookies to any third parties or sell any information derived from cookies.

Which type of Cookies do we use?

On our Site, we use the following type of cookies:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our Website. They make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies and these cookies cannot be disabled.
  2. Analytical or Performance Cookies. These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting aggregated (anonymous) information. These cookies allow us to measure and improve the performance of our Sites. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. For analyses of the use made of our websites/apps we also rely on Google Analytics (info) or Hotjar (info) which use cookies for this as well.
  3. Functionality Cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. They enable a website to remember information, like your preferred language, browsing activity, browser used, device type and preferred products to present you with content that is relevant for you or the region that you are in.
  4. Marketing or Advertising Cookies. These cookies are used to track visitors across websites and remember promotions you were interested in to provide you with relevant content based on your preferences.

Cookies stay on your device for a certain period of time, depending on their purpose. We use “Persistent” Cookies to improve your experience of using the Sites. This includes for example the recording of your login information and will remain on your device until you delete it, or it expires. “Session” Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when you complete your session or when your web browser closes.

Managing Cookie Preferences

You can manage your Cookie preferences at any time to accept or reject specific categories of Cookies. Your Cookie preferences remain valid for 30 days, after which you will again be prompted for your consent.
If you do not want Cookies to be placed on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or visit All About Cookies. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites.
For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please visit Your Online Choices if you are located in Europe.