The Spades Guide is a site in “The Gambling Guides Network”, and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. This page provides a summary outline of our privacy and data protection policy.
You should note that other websites you may access from The Spades Guide may have different privacy policies. You are well advised to read the privacy statement of such websites to find out how they protect your personal information.
Collection and Use of User Details
When you subscribe to The Spades Guide newsletter, we collect personal details about you. This is limited to the following: your name, email address. This information is collected via the subscribe form on every page of the site
When you visit the site, web site usage information and information about your computer and internet connection, including your computer’s IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and the URL of any referring page is collected. It is not possible to personally identify you using this information. All research and analysis will be presented as anonymous or aggregated information and will not reveal any personal facts about individual customers.
The information collected is used solely to:
- Personalise content and advertising you will see (for example, based on your country)
- Notify you of relevant updates to The Gambling Guides Network sites (if you have chosen to opt in to receiving such information
- Notify you of promotions from third party sites (only if you have chosen to opt in to receive such information)
- Improve our understanding of user patterns of use and need
- Manage our relationships with advertisers
- Ensure that our site is compatible with the browsers and operating systems used by most of our visitors
Policy on Access of Minors – Children Under 18
The Spades Guide does not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information from individuals under the age of 18. When necessary, underage users will be told not to submit any personal details and we will make every effort to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has informed us that these details have been collected. Each page states that the information is unsuitable for minors.
A cookie is a small file which is placed on the user’s hard drive. This file allows the user to move quickly and easily around content designed to enhance your enjoyment of the site. It helps us track whether you have voted in our polls, or submitted comments previously.
The Spades Guide may use third-party providers to deliver banner and other types of advertisements that are placed within the site.
The Spades Guide delivers newsletter emails via aweber.com, a secure and trusted newsletter management service, if you subscribe to our e-mail newsletters or have chosen to receive information or offers from us. Subscription to email correspondence is based on double opt-in, so that we are assured that you have actually requested information from us. All email subscription newsletters contain information about unsubscribing. The subscription page on this site enables you to update information about yourself at any time.
The Spades Guide has clear procedures to ensure that users’ personal details are not misused, accidentally destroyed, lost or altered.
Changes to this statement
You can contact us via the link placed on every page on the site.