1.1. The meaning of capitalized terms used in these Terms is as follows:
Website: https://casinouniverse.org and its localized versions translated to other languages available either at https://casinouniverse.org/ subdomains or at separate domains.
User: An individual or an entity that accesses and utilizes the Website. Users may also be addressed using second-person pronouns such as "You" or "Your".
Plural first-person pronouns like "We", "Us", or "Our" refer to the operator of the Website.
Data: all information submitted by the User on the Website.
GDPR: General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
Data Protection Laws: any applicable laws related to the processing of personal Data, such as the Directive 95/46/EC or the GDPR, and any national implementing regulations and laws.
Cookie: a short text file placed on your computer by the Website or third parties upon accessing the Website.
EU Cookie Law: directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 amended in 2006 and 2009.
2. General terms
2.1. The purpose of the Website is to offer impartial information and advice to individuals who wish to engage in online gambling, however, it does not offer any online gambling services. Any information presented on the Website is solely intended for educational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice under any circumstances.
2.2. While We strive to maintain the accuracy of the information published on the Website, it's important to note that the online gambling landscape is subject to constant change. Thus, We cannot guarantee the absolute accuracy of information presented on the Website, and We assume no liability for any potential damages that may arise from relying on the information found on the Website. It is advisable for Users to verify and cross-reference the information with additional sources before making any decisions or taking any actions based on the information provided.
2.3. The Website may include links to external third-party websites. However, it's important to note that We have no control over the content of these third-party websites and We do not bear any responsibility for their content. Users are encouraged to carefully review the terms and conditions of these third-party websites before engaging in any gambling activities with them. It is the User's sole responsibility to understand and comply with the terms and conditions set forth by the third-party websites they choose to visit or interact with. We bear no liability for any issues or consequences that may arise from the use of such third-party websites.
2.4. When a User accesses and uses the Website, they agree to these Terms and the Privacy Protection Policy. By doing so, the User confirms that They have understood the Terms and the Privacy Protection Policy, and that They will comply with them.
2.5. As the Website processes personal Data of its Users, We would like to inform Users that by agreeing to the Privacy Protection Policy, They also automatically grant their consent regarding the processing of Their personal Data in accordance with these Terms (for more information about Data processing, see section 3 of these Terms).
2.6. When accessing the Website, the User as a natural person is required to confirm that They are at least 18 years old and have full legal capacity. The Website is intended for individuals who have reached the age of 18 or the minimum age required for online gambling in their jurisdiction, whichever is higher. It is the User's sole responsibility to determine the legality of online gambling within Their jurisdiction and to ensure compliance with any other relevant legal obligations.
2.7. In order to comply with local legislation, We reserve the right to restrict access to the entire Website or its specific parts, including its content, to specific Users based on the User's country or territory. This means that certain sections or functionalities of the Website may not be accessible to Users from specific countries or territories. We appreciate Your understanding in this matter, as it is necessary to adhere to the applicable laws and regulations at all times.
2.8. In case You identify any inaccuracies in the information published on the Website or believe that the Website is not in compliance with the legislation of Your country, please inform us about this fact. We are committed to making our best efforts to ensure compliance with the laws of all countries where the Website is accessible to Users. Your feedback is valuable to Us in maintaining the accuracy and compliance of Our content, and We appreciate Your assistance in this matter.
2.9. If any portion of the Terms is found to be inconsistent with the legislation of the User's country or territory, the remaining parts of these Terms will still remain fully valid and enforceable.
2.10. The original content found on the Website, including logos, texts, and trademarks, is considered part of the Website's intellectual property. Logos and trademarks associated with Third-Party Websites are the intellectual property of their respective owners. Any distribution of the Website’s content must receive prior approval from Us or must include functional do-follow backlinks in the form of HTML <a> tags. For content republished on Wikipedia.org, no-follow backlinks using the <a> HTML tag can be utilized.
2.11. Translations powered by Google may be incorporated by this service. It's important to note that Google disclaims all warranties regarding the translations, whether expressed or implied. This includes warranties of accuracy, reliability, as well as any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
3. Privacy Protection Policy
This Privacy Protection Policy applies to both Users and the owner/operator of the Website, covering all Data acquired by Us and Data provided by Users during their use of the Website.
3.1. Scope of Privacy Protection Policy
3.2. Data collected
3.3. How We collect Data
The data is gathered through various methods. Data is acquired when users provide it to Us, such as when they contact Us through the Website via email or any other channel, and certain data can also be collected automatically to facilitate the continuous enhancement of the Website and its functionalities.
These automatically collected data may include Your IP address, the date, Your interaction with the Website, time of Your visit, frequency of Your visits, and more. We collect Data based on Your browser's cookie settings using Cookies. For more detailed information on this topic, please refer to Section 3.10.
3.4. How We use Data
If We determine that it is necessary for Our legitimate interests, We may use Your Data for the purposes listed above. If You disagree with this, You have the right to object in specific situations (refer to section 3.7 for more information).
We do not disclose, rent, or sell personal information about Our Users to any third parties or entities.
3.5. Data security
We employ several technical and organizational measures to protect Your Data. This includes storing them on safe and secured servers only, restricting access to the Website so that only the admin can access it, and several other measures to successfully deal with any suspected data breach.
In an event of any suspicions regarding the misuse, loss, or unauthorized access to Your Data, please notify Us promptly by reaching out to Us.
3.6. Data retention
3.7. Your rights
You possess the following rights when it comes to your Data:
Right to access: You retain the right to request access to the information We hold about You, or to request modifications, updates, or deletion of such information at any time. However, We have the right to refuse your request in certain cases permitted by law. If this happens, We will provide you with an explanation for our decision.
Right to correct: If Your Data is found to be inaccurate, You possess the right to request its amendment.
Right to erase: You retain the right to request that Your Data be removed or deleted from Our systems.
Right to restrict Our use of Your data: You retain the right to prevent Us from using Your Data or restrict its usage.
Right to data portability: You retain the right to request the movement, copying, or transfer of Your Data.
Right to object: You are entitled to object to how We use Your Data.
If you wish to exercise any of Your rights or address Your consent regarding the processing of Your Data, please contact Us.
If You have any concerns or regarding the handling of Your Data by Us, You have the option to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority.
Ensuring the accuracy of the Data We hold about You is vital, which is why We kindly ask You to keep Us informed about any changes in relation to Your Data during the period it is retained by Us.
3.8 External links
While the Website includes links to other websites, also referred to as "external links", and undergoes a thorough review of all the websites it links to, We lack control over these external websites and cannot be held accountable for their content.
3.9. Changes of control and business ownership
On certain occasions, We may undergo expansions or reductions in Our business, which could result in the sale or transfer of control of all or a portion of the Website, and in such instances, We will take necessary measures to safeguard Your privacy.
Certain Cookies may be placed and accessed on Your computer through the Website. These Cookies are employed to enhance your experience while using the Website and are selected carefully with respect to the needs of the Website. To ensure protection of Your Data, We have undertaken measures to ensure the continual protection and privacy of Your Data.
The usage of all Cookies on this Website is in compliance with the current EU Cookie Law. In Your internet browser, You have the option to enable or disable Cookies, and while most internet browsers accept Cookies by default, this setting can be modified.
While it is possible to delete Cookies at any time, please note that doing so may result in the loss of saved information that contributes to expedited and efficient access to the Website.
4. Final provisions
4.1. If any disparities arise between the English version and other language versions, the English version will take precedence and be applied.
4.2. Changes to these Terms can occur without prior notification and at any time.