Gambling Guardian is committed to safe guarding the privacy of users on our site. The Gambling Guardian websites: will use best practice to ensure that data collected remains private and is solely used for the purposes outlined in this document.

Gambling Guardian will:

  • Explain why your data is required and for which purpose(s) it will potentially be used.
  • Process all personal data in direct concurrence with the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Ensure that all data is protected against unlawful processing, destruction or damage, as-well as accidental loss.
  • Ensure that all data provided by Gambling Guardian about you is relevant, accurate and adequate.
  • Ensure that all data is retained no longer than necessary, whilst also being accurate and up to date at all times.
  • Ensure data rights of the data subject are adhered to as set out in the DPA. This includes the rectifying of inaccurate data upon your request, as-well as providing access to all specific personal data held.
  • Guarantee that all sensitive personal data* is processed according to the provisions of the DPA.

If you choose to submit personal information or register through this website, you agree to the use of such data under the terms of this privacy statement.

Information Collection:

The Gambling Guardian sites offer a free service that does not require user registration. However we do gather some user data via third party analytics software. This data is solely used to enhance your experience on our site and to allow us to optimise our sites. The analytics software we use allows us to asses how our websites are performing according to which pages are the most visited and other such data.

We do have a newsletter service and any individual(s) signing up to this service on the website will be asked to supply personal data including full name and e-mail address. This information is not distributed to third parties and is solely used to send you a newsletter with our latest bonus offers and news.

When given permission Gambling Guardian may use your information to inform you about other products and services offered by Gambling Guardian that may be of interest to you. If you would not like to be contacted regarding future developments offered by Gambling Guardian then please inform us immediately.

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

Make our website work as you’d expect
Remember your settings during and between visits
Improve the speed/security of the site
Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin
Continuously improve our website for you
Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your browser are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this here, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

We use cookies to make our website work including:

Remembering your search settings
Showing you which pages you have recently visited
Allowing you to add comments to our site
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share our content on the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Linkedin we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the worlds websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that you have concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.