In this document, the prepositions “we”, “us” and “our” will be used interchangeably. They reference the Alpha Gamblers Community Forum. This document is a written confirmation of our commitment to protect and respect the privacy of our users. Reach out for any clarifications concerning your personal information.
What is this personal information?
The following is the type of information that we collect from our customer;
- Email address
- IP address
We may ask you to share further details if you choose to share.
We will collect more data, though not mandatory, when filling your profile. We, however, might be obligated to collect additional information in the following cases;
- When registering as a member
- When filling the contact form
- When filling out sections of the user profile
- Uses of personal information
The following are ways in which your personal information is used:
- First and foremost, the information is used to create a personal profile for all members of our site. By providing your information, you agree to contributing content to our site.
- Your email address is used for communication purposes.
- As for your IP address, we record it in order to map the actions on the site using unique identifiers.
More ways we use your information
As far as communications are concerned, the email address plays a significant role of facilitating the sharing of relevant information such as newsletters and promotions. However, you can choose to revoke this kind of communication from our site.
Apart from the personal information, we also collect general information such as the type of device you are using to access the service. This is meant to help with analysis and projections. With this kind of information, we are able to know things like the browsers accessing the service.
We have made a commitment of ensuring that the information you share with us is safe. To do this, we need to ensure that only authorized persons can access the information that we consider to be private and confidential. We have established mechanisms that help to ensure that only high standards of data protection are put in place.
The policy on cookies
The moment you access our service, you are prompted with a message that asks you to accept cookies. These are text files that serve to help us serve you better by keeping a record of your preferences. This way, you will not have to repeat the selections you made the first time.
Right to access information
You are allowed to access details about the information that we have collected about you. In case you want this access, you will need to reach out and the same shall be provided. Once you have accessed the information and you need to change a few elements about it or erase it altogether, you can communicate through the right channels.
At the point of registration, you will be asked to confirm your acceptance of the policy. Also, you should note that by using the site, you are explicitly communicating that you are in agreement with the terms of the policy.
Whenever changes are made to the policy, communication will be made to you and you will be asked to review and accept the terms afresh.
This is a web service that is responsible for the collection of usage analysis. Our website makes use of Google Analytics to collect and compile reports about usage and activities. The information is also shared among other Google services.
Policy on Privacy
Our website uses the IPS Spam Defense service to check the authenticity of the email address and IP address that you use to register in our site.
This is a popular mechanism that our site uses to ascertain that whoever is accessing the website is a human. To do this, you will be asked to perform certain tasks before you are allowed to proceed.