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  Privacy Policy  

Effective Date: October 11, 2005

The LQGaming Network, which is comprised of the websites listed here, and the LQGaming Services: Store, located at here (The LQGaming Network and the LQGaming Services: Store collectively, "LQGaming Services:"), respect your privacy rights and recognize the importance of protecting the Personal Information (as defined below) provided by you to LQGaming Services:. This Privacy Policy describes how LQGaming Services: collects, stores, and uses the Personal Information you provide to LQGaming Services: through the LQGaming Network Web sites, the LQGaming Services: Store, and through telephone or e-mail communications you may have with LQGaming Services:. This Privacy Policy also describes the choices available to you regarding LQGaming Services:'s use of the Personal Information you provide to LQGaming Services:, and the actions you can take to access this information and request that LQGaming Services: correct or delete it.

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Consent

By using the LQGaming Services: Store Web site, or any of the LQGaming Network Web sites, you acknowledge that you have read this Privacy Policy and you consent to the practices described herein with respect to LQGaming Services:'s collection, use and disclosure the Personal Information provided by you to LQGaming Services:. This is LQGaming Services:'s entire and exclusive Privacy Policy and it supersedes any earlier version. The LQGaming Services: Store reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy in accordance with the terms herein at any time, which is why LQGaming Services: encourages you to visit this page often, review this Privacy Policy frequently, and remain informed about any changes to it.

If, after review, you still have questions about any portion of this Privacy Policy, please contact LQGaming Services: using the contact information provided at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

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Information Collection and Use

Personal Information

“Personal Information” means information that can identify you as a specific individual, such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, or other contact information, whether at work or at home.

 

On all LQGaming Services: Web sites that collect Personal Information, we specifically describe what information is required in order to provide you with the product, service, or feature you have requested.

 

LQGaming Services: collects Personal Information when you contact LQGaming Services:, when you register with the LQGaming Network, when you use LQGaming Services: products and services, when you submit an order with the LQGaming Services: Store to purchase products offered for sale, when you visit the LQGaming Services: Web sites or the Web sites of certain LQGaming Services: partners, and when you enter promotions and sweepstakes.

 

Registration

You are required to register with LQGaming Services: in order to use selected features of the LQGaming Network, such as being able to posting messages on LQGaming Services: forums. In order to register, you must first complete the on-line registration form, which requires you to create a username and password. During registration, you are also required to provide Personal Information, such as your e-mail address and birth date, so that we may contact you about the services on the site(s) in which you have expressed interest and so that we may verify your age.

 

During registration, you will also have the option to provide additional Personal Information, such as your homepage, your instant messenger handle(s) and additional e-mail addresses. LQGaming Services: will make this information viewable by other users of the LQGaming Network to facilitate interaction between you and other users of the LQGaming Network.

The LQGaming Services: Store

The LQGaming Services: Store only collects Personal Information from you on a voluntary basis and only that information necessary to facilitate the completion of an order. Personal Information collected is not limited to, but may include: name, billing address, shipping address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number, and credit Card expiration date.

 

Promotions, Contests and Sweepstakes

From time-to-time, LQGaming Services: may provide you the opportunity to participate in promotions, contests or sweepstakes on the LQGaming Services: Web site(s). Such promotions, contests and sweepstakes will also be governed by the rules and regulations posted with such promotions, contests and sweepstakes. If you participate, you will be required to register with LQGaming Services:, which will require you to provide certain Personal Information. Participation in these promotions, contests and sweepstakes is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to register and provide your Personal Information. The requested information typically includes contact information, such as name, shipping address, e-mail address, and telephone number. LQGaming Services: will use this information to notify winners and award prizes. Additionally, during your registration process you may opt-in to receiving additional related communications from LQGaming Services:. If you decide to opt-in, LQGaming Services: will use the information provided to send you communications described throughout this Privacy Policy. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications (please see the "Choice and Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy) if at any time you decide you do not wish to receive such communications.

 

Newsletters

If you wish to subscribe to the LQGaming Services: newsletter(s), LQGaming Services: will use your name and e-mail address to send the newsletters to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications (please see the "Choice and Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy).

 

Other Information Collected

Some information may be collected automatically every time you visit the LQGaming Services: Web sites, such as cookies and computer information. In addition, information may be collected from other independent, third-party sources. LQGaming Services: also collects information about which pages you visit within LQGaming Services:. This site visitation data is identified only by a unique URL.

 

Cookies

LQGaming Services: uses both session ID cookies and persistent cookies as part of its interaction with your browser. A cookie is an alphanumeric identifier (a file) that LQGaming Services: Web sites transfer to your computer’s hard drive through a Web browser to enable its systems to recognize your browser for record-keeping purposes. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser, while a persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time.

 

LQGaming Services: uses session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the LQGaming Services: Web sites. LQGaming Services: uses persistent cookies to identify and track which sections of its Web site you most often visit. LQGaming Services: also uses persistent cookies in areas of its Web site where you must register, and where you are able to customize the information you see, so that you don't have to enter your preferences more than once. LQGaming Services: cookies do not collect Personal Information and LQGaming Services: does not combine information collected through cookies with other Personal Information collected to determine your identity or a your e-mail address.

By configuring the options in your browser, you may control how cookies are processed by your system. However, if you decline the use of cookies you may not be able to use certain features on LQGaming Services: Web sites and you may be required to reenter the information required to complete an order during new or interrupted browser sessions.

Some of LQGaming Services:'s business partners (e.g., advertisers) use cookies on the LQGaming Services: Web sites. LQGaming Services: has no access to or control over these cookies (see "Third Party Advertising" and "Third Party Cookies" below). Accordingly, this Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by LQGaming Services: only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

LQGaming Services: DOES NOT DISCLOSE ITS COOKIES TO THIRD PARTIES EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY A VALID LEGAL PROCESS SUCH AS: SEARCH WARRANT, SUBPOENA, JURISDICTIONAL STATUTE, OR COURT ORDER.

 

Log Files

As is true of most Web sites, LQGaming Services: gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet services provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. LQGaming Services: uses this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the LQGaming Services: Web sites, to track users' movements around the Web sites and to gather demographic information about LQGaming Services:'s user base as a whole. LQGaming Services: does not combine information collected through log files with other Personal Information collected to determine your identity or your e-mail address.

 

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

LQGaming Services: employs a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help LQGaming Services: better manage content on its Web sites by informing LQGaming Services: what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. LQGaming Services: does not combine information collected through clear gifs with other Personal Information collected to determine your identity or your e-mail address.

 

LQGaming Services: uses clear gifs in its HTML-based e-mails to inform LQGaming Services: which e-mails have been opened by you. This allows LQGaming Services: to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of LQGaming Services:'s marketing campaigns. If you would like to opt-out of these e-mails, please see "Choice and Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy.

 

Information from Third Party Sources

To improve services and enhance personalization, LQGaming Services: may periodically obtain information about you from other independent third party sources and add it to our account information. For example, when you visit a site on which LQGaming Services: advertises, and click through such advertisement, LQGaming Services: may place cookies on your computer.

 

Third Party Advertising

The ads appearing on the LQGaming Services: Web sites are delivered to you by DoubleClick, LQGaming Services:'s Web advertising partner. Information about your visits to the sites, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address or other Personal Information), is used to serve ads to you. For more information about DoubleClick, the third party cookies, and how to "opt-out", please click here [http://www.doubleclick.com/us/about_doubleclick/privacy/].

 

Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to the LQGaming Services: sites, LQGaming Services: third-party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your web browser.

Additional, DoubleClick, privacy information can be found at:

http://www.doubleclick.com/us/about_doubleclick/privacy/


DoubleClick Opt Out

This Web site uses the technology of DoubleClick Inc. to serve ads when you visit this site. DoubleClick may use non-personal information, such as your state or zip code, in order to provide advertisements while you visit this Web site about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, DoubleClick may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by DoubleClick, please click here . [http://www.doubleclick.com/us/about_doubleclick/privacy/]

 

Use of Information

 

Verification, Billing, and Order Status

LQGaming Services: collects Personal Information to verify the accuracy of your name, billing address, shipping address, credit card number, and credit card expiration date provided, and to bill you for products purchased. LQGaming Services: uses your e-mail address(es) to contact you regarding the status of your order when necessary and to send you a Receipt Purchase Confirmation and Order Shipping Notification.

 

Special Offers and Updates

LQGaming Services: collects information about which sections of its Web site you visit most often, so that it can send you LQGaming Services: newsletter and information about relevant offers, promotions, contests, and sweepstakes which may interest you.

 

Accordingly, LQGaming Services: will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, promotions and sweepstakes. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications (please see the "Choice and Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy).

 

Service-related Announcements

LQGaming Services: may, but is not obligated, to send you strictly service-related announcements or rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For example, if LQGaming Services:'s service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, LQGaming Services: might send you an e-mail.

 

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications since they are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you may have the option to deactivate your account.

 

Research

LQGaming Services: also collects information for research purposes and to provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients. LQGaming Services: uses the information collected for its own internal marketing and demographic studies to improve customer service and product offerings.

 

Customer Service

Based upon the Personal Information you provide to LQGaming Services:, LQGaming Services: will send you a welcoming e-mail to verify your username and password. LQGaming Services: will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. LQGaming Services: will communicate wit you by e-mail or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.

 

Preferences

LQGaming Services: stores information that it collects through cookies, log files, and third party sources to create a profile of your preferences, in order to improve the content of the LQGaming Services: Web site for you.

 

Tax Purposes

LQGaming Services: maintains and stores customer information for tax purposes as required by local, state, and federal statutes.

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Information Sharing and Disclosure

LQGaming Services: does not sell or rent any of the information collected to third parties for any purposes, but it shares information with third parties as described below.

 

Service Providers

LQGaming Services: discloses the information collected to external service providers necessary to facilitate the following outsourced operations: address verification, credit card processing, and order shipping. These external service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with LQGaming Services: and other legal restrictions that prohibit their use of the information LQGaming Services: provides them for any other purpose except to facilitate the specific outsourced operations listed above.

 

Other Third Parties

LQGaming Services: shares information, including Personal Information, with trusted third-party partners so that customers can receive information about third-party offers and promotions that may interest them. These third-party partners do not have independent rights to share the information provided to them by LQGaming Services:. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option under which you may opt-out of the sharing of your Personal Information for such purposes (please see the "Choice and Opt-Out" section of this Privacy Policy).

 

Compliance with Legal Authorities

As required by law, and to enforce customers’, or LQGaming Services:'s legal rights, and to comply with local, state, and federal law, LQGaming Services: may disclose information to law enforcement agencies.

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Choice and Opt-Out

LQGaming Services: provides you the opportunity to opt-in to having your Personal Information used for certain purposes, when LQGaming Services: asks for this information. For example, if you purchase a product from the LQGaming Services: Store you must indicate on the order form that you wish receive additional marketing materials from LQGaming Services:, such as e-mails regarding special offers, promotions, and sweepstakes ("opt-in").

 

If you no longer wish to receive LQGaming Services:'s promotional communications, you may "opt-out" of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication or by e-mailing LQGaming Services: at support@lqgaming.com. Additionally, if you have created an Account, you may “opt-out” of receiving promotional communications by selecting such option in the profile section of My Account. LQGaming Services: provides its customers with clear, simple and easy to follow remove instructions for unsubscribing from the LQGaming Services: mailing list. Mailings from an e-mail list cease when a remove email is received. Additionally, you may contact LQGaming Services: using the contact information provided at the bottom of this Privacy Policy to opt out.

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Links to Other Web Sites

There are several places throughout the LQGaming Services: Web sites that may link you to other Web sites that do not operate under this LQGaming Services: Privacy Policy. When you click through to these Web sites, this LQGaming Services: Privacy Policy no longer applies. LQGaming Services: recommends that you examine the privacy statements for all third party Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing your Personal Information.

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Forums/Chat Rooms

If you decide to post messages in the forums or chat rooms on the LQGaming Services: Web sites, you should be aware that any Personal Information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of such forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. LQGaming Services: is not responsible for the Personal Information you choose to submit in these forums and/or chat rooms.

 

The use of the LQGaming Services: Web sites and all forums and chat rooms therein is governed by the LQGaming Services: Terms of Use, a copy of which is located here, which is hereby incorporated by reference. In the event there exists any inconsistency between this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, regarding the use of information, the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement shall take precedence.

 

LQGaming Services: reserves the right to terminate your membership with LQGaming Services: in the event you use the LQGaming Services: Web sites, including without limitation the forums and/or chat rooms, in a manner inconsistent with the LQGaming Services: Terms of Use.

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Storage and Security of Personal Information

Storage

LQGaming Services: stores the information it collects on computers located in a controlled, secure facility protected from physical or electronic unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

 

Security

LQGaming Services: protects the privacy and integrity of the information it collects by employing appropriate administrative protocols, technical safeguards, and physical security controls designed to limit access, detect and prevent the unauthorized access, improper disclosure, alteration, or destruction of the information under its control. LQGaming Services: transmits the information used by its external service providers for the specific outsourced operations listed above across public and private networks via recognized encryption technologies, such as by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you input.

 

Although LQGaming Services: follows the procedures set forth above to protect the Personal Information submitted to LQGaming Services:, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Thus, while LQGaming Services: strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, LQGaming Services: cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

If you have any questions about LQGaming Services:'s security on the LQGaming Services: Web sites, please feel free to send us an e-mail at support@lqgaming.com.

 

Internet Fraud

LQGaming Services: has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for Internet fraud or any attempt to access or acquire customer or other information on its Web sites via illegal or surreptitious means. LQGaming Services: works with local, national, and international fraud investigation agencies and employs a variety of electronic and other means to discourage, detect, and intercept fraudulent activities. LQGaming Services: aggressively prosecutes, to the fullest extent of the law, those perpetrators apprehended conducting fraudulent activities on its Web site.

Agencies with which LQGaming Services: cooperates are: state and local police authorities, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, UPS, US and International Customs Agencies, and Interpol.

 

Email Abuse

LQGaming Services: has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for e-mail abuse. LQGaming Services: e-mail mailing list administrators take strong measures to ensure that such mailing lists are NOT used for abusive purposes. Further, LQGaming Services: e-mail mailing list administrators maintain an "Ignore List" of e-mail addresses from which all information inquiries are ignored. E-mail addresses are added to the Ignore List when LQGaming Services: e-mail mailing list administrators receive abusive or otherwise inappropriate email from listed e-mail addresses.

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Access and Update of Information

LQGaming Services: Account

LQGaming Services: provides account as a means for you to access and ensure that your information on file with LQGaming Services: is current and accurate. You may opt-in to creating an account when you are prompted for, and provide, certain Personal Information, such as your name, address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address, in conjunction with your use of areas of LQGaming Services: that require such Personal Information. If you decide to create an account, you may review and/or update information on file in your account by using your username and password to login to your account.

If you have not created an account and wish to review and/or update the information on file with LQGaming Services:, you may e-mail LQGaming Services: at support@lqgaming.com.

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Legal Disclaimer

The LQGaming Services: Web sites operate "AS IS" and "As Available," without liability to LQGaming Services: of any kind. LQGaming Services: is not responsible for events beyond its direct control.

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Ownership and Assignment

LQGaming Services: is the sole owner of the information collected on the LQGaming Services: Web sites, including without limitation the Personal Information, and as such, LQGaming Services: may transfer or assign any and all of such information to a third party in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of all or substantially all of LQGaming Services:’s assets, provided that in such an event LQGaming Services: will provide you with a notice before information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. Such notice will provide a description of the changes, and your options with respect to such a change in the privacy policy. LQGaming Services: may also transfer or assign such information in connection with a bankruptcy order.

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International Transfer

Personal Information collected by LQGaming Services: may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which LQGaming Services: or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the LQGaming Services: Web sites, you consent to any such transfer of Personal Information outside of your country.

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Children

The LQGaming Services: sites are not intended for or directed to persons under the age of 13. LQGaming Services: does not sell products for purchase by children. Any person who provides their information to LQGaming Services: through the LQGaming Services: Web sites represents to LQGaming Services: that they are 13 years of age or older.

Changes to this Statement

LQGaming Services: will from time-to-time update this Privacy Policy, each time revising the last updated date at the top of the Privacy Policy and indicate the nature of the revisions within the statement. LQGaming Services: will notify customers of material changes to this statement by e-mail or by placing prominent notice on the LQGaming Services: Web site.

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Questions & Comments

If you have questions or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, you should first contact LQGaming Services: using the contact information at the bottom of this Privacy Policy, and LQGaming Services: will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.

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Contact Information

You may contact LQGaming Services: by e-mail at support@lqgaming.com. Additionally, you may write to LQGaming Services: at:

LQGaming.com
1903 60th Place E.
Suite M1009
Bradenton, Florida 34203



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