5. Types and Sources of Information POWERBALL May Collect About You.
5.1. Personal Information. In connection with your use of the Website, POWERBALL may collect and store information that may personally identify you. In order to access certain features on the Website or to take advantage of certain services or promotions offered on the Website, you may be asked to provide certain types of personal information, including your full name, physical address, e-mail address, phone number, governmental identification number, credit card or other payment information and/or other information that may identify you.
5.2. Information Relating to Website Usage. POWERBALL may collect and store certain types of website usage information whenever you access POWERBALL Website. Set forth below are types of usage information that POWERBALL may collect and how POWERBALL may use such information. Any gathering and/or use of such information may be performed by POWERBALL or by service providers on POWERBALL behalf.
5.2.1. IP Address and Other Data. When you visit the Website, POWERBALL may collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address. POWERBALL may also collect other information about you, including your domain name; the type of Web browser and computer technology that you are using; the pages you visit on the Website; any Website page that linked you to POWERBALL; your browsing history and websites you visit after visiting the Website; advertisements that you view and/or click on; any search terms you entered on the Website or on a referral site; and other Web usage activity and data logged by POWERBALL Web servers.
5.2.2. Cookies. POWERBALL may use “cookies” on the Website. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser or related software from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies track and save your browsing history. If your browser permits, and you choose, to reject cookies, this may negatively interfere with your use of the Website.
5.2.3. Clear GIFs. POWERBALL may use “clear GIFs” (also known as “Web beacons” or “pixel tags”) or similar technologies in the Website and/or in POWERBALL communications with you. Clear GIFs enable POWERBALL to verify whether you viewed a web page or received a message POWERBALL sent you.
5.2.4. POWERBALL may collect information about you from publicly and commercially available sources and from other third-parties as permitted by law.
7.1. POWERBALL may share Your Information with POWERBALL directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, affiliates, service providers and other third parties who are, directly or indirectly, involved in the operation of POWERBALL business and this Website and the delivery of the products and services available on or through the Website.
7.2. POWERBALL may share Your Information to the extent required by any Governmental Body or to the extent POWERBALL deem necessary in connection with any Proceeding.
7.4. In the event that POWERBALL or any affiliated entity, or substantially all of POWERBALL or their assets relating to one or more particular geographical regions, are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, Your Information may be one of the transferred assets and POWERBALL and any of POWERBALL affiliated entities will be entitled to transfer Your Information to such acquiring third party or parties. In addition, without derogating from the above, POWERBALL shall have the right to disclose Your Information to any attorneys designated by any third party performing due diligence in anticipation of the consummation or occurrence of any of the events discussed in this Section 7.4 or, under the terms of a confidentiality agreement, to any other third party. Such attorneys or (as applicable) any other third party may, in their discretion, disclose Your Information to such third-party on whose behalf they are acting, subject to the terms of a confidentiality agreement.
7.5. Without derogating from any provision contained herein, if you opt-in to receive marketing e-mails from third parties, POWERBALL may provide Your Information to such third-parties who may contact you directly about non-POWERBALL products and services.
8. Posting Content in Public Forums of the Website. If you post any content to any public forum or area of the Website, such as a chat room, bulletin board or blog, you consent that any content you submit may be visible to the public, including to other users of the Website.
11. Security. Your privacy is important to POWERBALL and POWERBALL take reasonable measures POWERBALL deem necessary to protect Your Information. However, POWERBALL cannot guarantee that Your Information will be safe from unauthorized access, including by hackers.
12. Website Credentials. It is your responsibility to safeguard and maintain the strict confidentiality of any usernames and passwords related to the Website.