Privacy Policy

SIGMA (the Summit for iGaming in Malta) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the SIGMA site and governs data collection and usage. By using the SIGMA website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

SIGMA collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. SIGMA also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by SIGMA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by SIGMA for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SIGMA Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through SIGMA public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: SIGMA does not read any of your private online communications.

SIGMA encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from SIGMA so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. SIGMA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the SIGMA and SIGMA family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

SIGMA collects and uses your personal information to operate the SIGMA Web site and deliver the services you have requested. SIGMA also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SIGMA and its affiliates. SIGMA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

SIGMA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. SIGMA may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, SIGMA may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SIGMA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SIGMA does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

SIGMA keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within SIGMA, in order to determine what SIGMA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within SIGMA to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

SIGMA Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SIGMA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SIGMA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SIGMA, or the public.

Use of Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics to help Analyse how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ us of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for SiGMA

The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about user/audience demographics, interests, geo’s & how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

AdWords Remarketing

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by permanently using a browser plugin.

Security of your Personal Information

SIGMA secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. SIGMA secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

SIGMA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. SIGMA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how SIGMA is protecting your information.

Contact Information

SIGMA welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that SIGMA has not adhered to this Statement, please visit our CONTACT US page, select DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS as the recipient department and SUBMIT FORM with your details and comments.