Ask The Blogster
Revised 25 June 2010
Information about our Organization and Web SiteModern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organization like AskTheBlogster, and we are committed to protecting the privacy of any information that you provide to us.
- Website: LotteryPowerPicks.com
- Blog: Lottery Power Picks News/Blog
- Blog: John Lottery's Bimonthly Lottery Articles
- Blog: John Lottery's Bachelorette Party Supplies
- Blog: John Lottery's Contact Lens Store
- Blog: John Lottery's Really Free Stuff
- This Blog: Ask the Blogster
- Mobile: Lottery Power Picks Mobile
- Gadget: Lottery Power Picks
Business ClassificationAskTheBlogster is wholly owned product of LotteryPowerPicks.com.
We classify our primary business activity as: Lottery Entertainment, providing visitors with lottery pick recommendations, results, statistics, and advice.
Our secondary business activity is affiliate retail marketing, concentrating on such items as: sports, automotive, games, horoscopes, etc.
Providing Visitors with Anonymous AccessYou can freely access most of our website and blogs and without disclosing any of your personal data.
However, if you wish to obtain our recommended Lottery Power Picks, you must create an account with us and log into our system.
For this purpose, we collect and retain the following information from you:
- Your username in e-mail address format
- Your password
- Your nickname
- Primary lottery game of interest
- The state where you reside
Communication within our Website and BlogsOur website, www.LotteryPowerPicks.com does enables you to communicate with other visitors via Google Friend Connect Social Gadgets. Since this is provided by a third-party, we do not host, nor knowingly retain, any of the information that you provide. In order to use this, you must "Sign in with your Google, Yahoo, AIM or OpenID account". Once done, you may "Interact with other visitors by making friends, sharing media, posting comment, playing games, and more". Additionally, we (and you) may "Invite friends from other social networks and contact lists to join". (Updated 25 March 2009)
We do provide you the ability to send us mail. This is done through your personal e-mail provider. Other than receiving your e-mail, we have no access to your e-mail account.
Our blogs, however, are open to visitor postings, which may be accessed and viewed by others. When you do post something on our blogs, other visitors may collect the data that you provide.
Companies that we have placed on our site which may collect your information include (but are not limited to): Google, Yahoo, Quantcast, Adbrite, Chitika, Feedjit, Twitter, Project Wonderful, ShareaSale, CJ, LinkShare, Entrecard, Adgitize, and SlogBite. (Updated 25 March 2009)
Automatic Information Collection and PurposeWe do not collect any information about you unless you log into our website.
In this case, we automatically collect information about your IP, page movement, and other html data. We do this for the following purpose:
- Technical administration of the Web site
- Monitoring of Strange Behavior
- Detection of Malicious Hacking Attempts
- Content Theft
Additionally, we record all information regarding the Lottery Power Picks we gave to you. This information is numerically encoded. None of your personal information is associated with this data. We do this to:
- Provide you with your Lottery Power Pick results
- And, to allow us to evaluate the performance of our picks
Your results are never shared with any other persons or entities. They will, however, be anonomously totaled into our drawing summary results.
Notification of WinnersWe reserve the right to announce on our website and blogs substantial lottery winnings. In these cases, we will simply state and congratulate a generic "Player or Winner" and the prize amount. We shall NOT identify any of that persons personal information. Any publicity or identification of those individuals would only be make public by that person, or the Lottery Governing body, not us.
Children's PrivacyWe do not solicite or knowingly collect personal data from children. However, we cannot affirm the policy of our affiliate advertisors, and are not responsible for their conduct.
Disclosure and Visitor ChoiceWe do not disclose any your personal data to our subsidiaries or other any other organizations.
Confidentiality / SecuritySince we maintain a minimal amount of personal information, we do not give visitors to our website the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data.
However, we have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
- unauthorised access
- improper use or disclosure
- unauthorised modification
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss
When unauthorized access or malicious attempts are detected, we will block offenders. This includes individuals, companies, and bots. (Updated 25 March 2009)
Please note: We shall disclose your personal information to State institutions and authorities whenever we required by law or other regulation.
Access to the Personal Data We May Hold about YouWe allow our users to view their personal drawing results until the subsequent drawing occurs. At that time, their lottery selections will be permanently deleted from our system.
E-mail PolicyWe do not send e-mail solicitations to any individuals, nor do we advertise our site or products using e-mail. We will respond by e-mail only to those visitors of our site who have previously sent us comments, complements, or suggestions.
Additionally, we may send e-mail to other webmasters and companies requesting link exchanges and discussing affiliate marketing information.
In all cases, no personal information of individuals will be disclosed.
Please note: In the cases where our website or blogs receive complements, we reserve the right to publish portions of an individual's e-mail or blog communication. However, we shall never disclose the name, initials, or other personal identifying information about those individuals.
Google DoubleClick Dart Cookies (Section Added 25 March 2009)The DoubleClick Dart Cookie is used by Google in the ads served on our sites. When users visit an AdSense publisher's website and either view or click on an ad, a ookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web.
- Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
Adware / Spyware / Virus PolicyWe do not knowingly or willingly promote the use of Adware or Spyware, or distribute unwanted programs from our website or blogs.
To help us maintain a Adware/Spyware/Virus safe environment, we have willingly submitted our site to McAfee Advisor for review.
To our surprise, the first McAfee report about our website identified 27 red downloads that were potentially embedded within certain game downloads that we offered. Seeing this report, we immediately removed those download game links, and resubmitted our website for review. Since that time, we have recorded as safe and green.
Downloads (Section Added 12 March 2010)We do not offer any software, documents, music, or any other data downloads from our sites or blogs. Any use of, or reference to our name, in such a site is in violation of our trademark.