Cookie Policy

Cookies are data stored on Your computer that remember the websites You visit and make Your browsing easier. We use cookies on this website to make sure it works properly, improve Your user experience, and to ensure services promoted are relevant to Your needs. Our cookies do not store personal information like Your name, address or payment details.

You can, at any point, disable cookies for this website by changing Your browser settings. Please note that many of Our site’s functions might not work properly should You disable cookies.

For more information about cookies and how they work, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Introduction

This Cookie Policy relates to the website www.betting.com and/or any sub-website and/or associated domains (and/or sub-domains) of www.betting.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website” or “Site” owned by Game Lounge Limited). In this Cookie Policy, ("We", "Us", "Our", “Ourselves” and/or “GameLounge”) shall refer to Game Lounge Limited (C 53144) and You" and "Your" and “User” refer to an identified or identifiable natural person being the User of this Website and/or client of any of Game Lounge’s services. Our full details, including contact details, can be read below. For more information about how We process Your Personal Data, please read Our Privacy Policy.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to and stored on Your computer, smartphone or other device You use to access a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. We use cookies on this website to make sure it works properly, improve Your user experience, and to ensure services promoted are relevant to Your needs. Our cookies don't store personal information like Your name, address or payment details.

Use of Cookies on the website

Cookies are used for a number of reasons on the website which include but are not limited to:

1. efficiently allow users to re-log in to their accounts;

2. enable users to customise their log-in preferences;

3. allow Us to monitor and collect transactional information with regards totransactions conducted on the website;

4. prevent fraud and fraudulent transactions and safeguard the privacy of Our customers and website users;

It is Our intention to utilis cookies in the best way possible to ensure the functionality of Our website as well as improve and enhance the end user’s experience on Our website.

We classify Cookies in the following manner:

Essential Cookies: These are strictly necessary to ensure that the Site functions in Your everyday use of it or for Us to provide You with the service(s) You expect from Us. Cookies used for the sole purpose of carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication will also be considered as essential cookies. We do not require Your consent to use such essential cookies but You may still block or delete them.

Some examples of essential cookies as found in the European Commission’s EU Internet Handbook (see http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm) are as follows:

● User-input cookies (session-id) such as first-party cookies to keep trackof the User's input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for theduration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in somecases;

● Authentication cookies, to identify the User once he has logged in, forthe duration of a session;

● User-centric security cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration

● Multimedia content player cookies, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session;

● Load-balancing cookies, for the duration of session

● User-interface customisation cookies such as language or font preferences, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer);

● Third-party social plug-in content-sharing cookies, for logged-in members of a social network.

Non-Essential Cookies: These are not required for the essential functioning of the Site, although they may greatly enhance Your experience of using Our Site. For example, non-essential cookies may be used for the following reasons:

● Preferences. These cookies would remember Your custom preferences. For example, this helps You avoid having to re-enter certain information when You visit the same page later;

● Marketing. Here, the cookies would be used too gather information about Your browsing habits allowing Us to provide You with more relevant information and material that would be of interest to You;

● Statistics. These help Us gather information about users on Our Site(s), such as when You first visited the Site and/or how often You access it and at what particular time. These also include cookies that log how You came across the Site, using which search engine or other link.

Analysis:

We also use cookies to obtain statistical data about the manner in which the users utilise Our website. These cookies allow Us to recognise and count the number of users and track the manner in which they move around Our Website. By obtaining this data, We are able to improve the way Our website functions and creating a better experience for Our users.

Apart from the cookies We make use of Ourselves, various third-party cookies may also be stored on Your computer or mobile device, including Google Analytics https://analytics.google.com/. We strongly suggest that You read the cookie policies of any such third-party cookies.

When pressing any link on Our website which re-directs the user to third party websites, it is important to note that this Cookie Policy will not cover the manner in which cookies are used on such website and the user should read the Cookie Policy provided by the third party website in question. This also applies to Our Master Privacy Policy.

Specific Cookies Used On This Website:

Cookie NameWhy This Cookie Is UsedFirst or Third Party CookieSession or Persistent CookieCookie Type
csrfUsed to prevent CSRF attacks, unique per UserFirst Party - betting.comSessionlocal
_gat_UAUsed by Google analytics to throttler request rate. (see the https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage)Third Party - Google AnalyticsPersistent - 1 yearHTTP/local
connect.sidUsed to track logged user behaviour in order to provide best possible user experience. (see the https://www.sendinblue.com/legal/cookies/)Third Party - https://www.sendinblue.com/Sessionlocal
lang-geo-locationUsed to show relevant content per languageFirst Party - betting.comSessionlocal
geo-locationUsed to show relevant content per language, bookmakers and offersFirst Party - betting.comSessionlocal
_gidUsed to store information of how visitors use the websiteThird Party - Google AnalyticsPersistant - 24 hoursHTTP/local
geo-country-codeUsed to show relevant bookmakersFirst Party - betting.comSessionlocal
cookieConcentPlugin that alerts users about the usage of cookiesFirst Party - betting.comPersistant - 5 monthslocal
geo-tzUsed to show relevant event hours per time zoneFirst Party - betting.comSessionlocal
_gaUsed by Google analytics to distinguish users (see the https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage) Third Party - Google AnalyticsPersistent - 2 yearsHttp/local
sib_cuidTrack users per email and gives possibility for better UX (see the https://www.sendinblue.com/legal/cookies/)Third Party - https://www.sendinblue.com/Sessionlocal
uuidUsed to identify website visitorsThird Party - sibautomation.comPersistant - 6 monthslocal

Cookie Management:

Should the user wish to delete cookies already stored on his device or stop the cookies which keep track of browsing patters on the website, the user may delete the existing cookies and/or modify the browser’s privacy settings which will differ according to the browser being used. Please note that many of Our website’s functions might not work properly should You disable cookies.

For more information about cookies and how they work, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.