When visitors access the top99bookmakers.com website, the following information may be collected:
1/ The information which visitors provide when they leave a rating/review/analysis of an online bookmaker presented on the website: username/nickname, email address, comments/personal opinions.
2/ The information which visitors provide when they contact the website using the contact form available: email address and subject/message content.
3/ The IP address and date when visitors leave a rating/review/analysis of an online bookmaker presented on the website.
How is the information collected?
The information is collected by the website whenever visitors access the website and decides to leave a rating/review/analysis of an online bookmaker presented on the website or when they decide to send a message to the owners of the website. This information is collected at the visitor’s initiative.
What is the purpose of the information collected?
The website allows visitors to leave ratings/reviews/analyses of online bookmakers in order to contribute to the overall ranking of online bookmakers. The IP address is collected not to identify the visitor, but to identify the visitor’s country which may be relevant when leaving a rating/review/analysis or when checking a bookmaker’s review page. For example: if the highest number of visitors to a specific online bookmaker’s review page is from Portugal, then we can consider that the specific online bookmaker is relevant for visitors from Portugal. This example shows this information is useful for both the website in order to correctly organize the online bookmakers, as well as for the other visitors accessing the website. The email address may be used to contact visitors in order to thank them for the rating/review/analysis, however, the address will not be shared with third parties and visitors will not be receiving marketing emails or any kind of other emails without their approval.
How is the information shared?
The website does not share the above information with third parties.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files with short messages that web servers pass to the internet browser when visitors access a website. More precisely, the internet browser stores each message in a small file called cookie.txt and sends it back to the server.
Why is the website using cookies?
1/ Google Analytics – this service is used in order to view analytics related to the traffic received on the website. More exactly, to see how the website performs regarding the number of visitors, countries of the visitors, the time spent by the visitors on the website, the source of the traffic (organic, referral, direct), etc. This serves as a tool for analyzing the performance of the website and understanding how the website is used. This feature is not possible without cookies which can monitor each visit. This information is not used to identify individuals. Visitors can find information about the Google Analytics security and privacy principles by visiting support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245/.
2/ StatCounter – this web tracking software/service is used to track the website traffic: how many visitors the website received, the number of page views, sessions, website pages popularity, which were the entry pages, which were the exit pages, which keywords visitors used when visiting the website, etc. This serves as a tool meant to analyze the performance of the website and understand how the website is used. This process is not possible without cookies which monitor each visit. This information is not used to identify individuals. Visitors can find information about the Statcounter privacy principles by visiting statcounter.com/about/legal/.
Depending on the internet browser that visitors use on their computer or mobile device, there are different possibilities to manage their settings in order to block cookies or even delete them. However, by doing so, visitors may block some options or functions of a website. Below is information about how visitors can manage cookies if they use the following internet browsers:
Chrome – support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416/
Firefox – support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer/
E – support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies/
Safari – support.apple.com/kb/PH21411/
Opera – www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
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