Personal information collection
GamblingHelplineMA.org may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:
Non-personally identifiable information
We may use non-personally identifiable information collected from you and other website users to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics. These aggregated statistics would be used to improve the site and for product development and marketing purposes generally. We also may provide such aggregated information to funding sources and other third parties for certain purposes, but such statistics contain no personally identifiable information and cannot be used to gather such information.
Personally identifiable information
The personally identifiable information you provide to us when using this site may be used to provide products and services to you, to enhance your experience at the site, and, if applicable, to enhance your experience as a user of GamblingHelplineMA.org’s products and services. Information about you may also be received by us when the site is accessed by you via various social media outlets. Your privacy settings with the social network generally establish the amount and type of data that we may receive from it. You should adjust your privacy settings to your preferences on those social media outlets.
Cookies and other tracking technology
GamblingHelplineMA.org may use Cookie-gathered data in order to: (i) facilitate your use of the site such as remembering information to avoid you having to subsequently re-enter it on your next visit to the site; (ii) customize your experience on the site; (iii) collect aggregate metrics such as aggregate visitors, demographic usage, geographic usage and total traffic to the site; (iv) for quality assurance purposes and to correct malfunctions; and (v) to provide site enhancements and evaluations.
Securing your data
GamblingHelplineMA.org uses commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technological safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information we collect and that we share with our Outside Contractors, users and service providers. However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%. In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Updating this statement
This website contains links to other websites. GamblingHelplineMA.org is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party. These references and links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that GamblingHelplineMA.org sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the persons or entities who provide such information, products or services, nor are the references or links intended to state or imply that GamblingHelplineMA.org is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyright symbol that may be reflected in them.
All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.
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