Privacy Policy
Policy

This Privacy Policy is intended to provide a quality experience to the social gaming public. PokerTribe.com is a enterprise wholly owned by Universal Entertainment Group, and regulated by the Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma's Tribal Council & Gaming Commission located in Perkins, Oklahoma, U.S.A. When you, the user, accept the Terms of Use associated with PokerTribe.com, you are also accepting this Privacy Policy. With your acceptance, you consent to the collection and use personal information you provide.

PokerTribe.com is operated under strict standards adopted the Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma's Tribal Council & Gaming Commission. Such standards insure fairness and regulatory resources to oversee and monitor the integrity of all activities conducted. Any questions or comments regarding this policy may be directed to the Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma's Tribal Council & Gaming Commission. PokerTribe.com develops and publishes games on a social gaming website. The website is available on all manner of devices capable of accessing the internet, including various mobile internet access devices. It may be possible for users to access PokerTribe.com through third party social gaming network sites, and if so, you may be required to have a user account established from that site and accept their terms of use and/or privacy policy before accessing PokerTribe.com.

Profiles from Third Party Social Gaming Sites

Accessing PokerTribe.com from social gaming sites such as Facebook and Google + allows PokerTribe.com access to information readably available from such sites. The information you provide may vary and may be affected by privacy settings you previously established for a specific site. PokerTribe.com may access and store some or all of the following information, as allowed by you and according to the preference you established. Such information may include:

  • your first and last name
  • your profile picture or its URL
  • your user ID number, which is linked to publicly available information such as name and profile photo
  • the user ID numbers and other public data for your friends
  • the login e-mail you provided to the site when you registered
  • your physical location and that of your access devices
  • your gender
  • your birthday

By accessing by PokerTribe.com through a social gaming network site, you accept that PokerTribe.com will use the information you provided when you originally accepted any terms of use to establish your account through that web site.

Direct Interaction with PokerTribe.com

When you access PokerTribe.com at www.PokerTribe.com, we will collect and store information you provide to establish your account. Establishing your account, or your profile, also requires you to accept PokerTribe.com Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy. The typical information you may be required to provide includes the following:

  • your age or birthday
  • your first and last names
  • your e-mail address
  • a password and other information to confirm that it is you accessing your account
  • PokerTribe.com may offer the option to complete a user profile visible to other PokerTribe.com users. Such a profile may include:

  • a profile photo
  • one or more game username(s)
  • your gender
  • biographic details that you provide
  • links to your profiles on various other social networks
  • details about the games you play
  • PokerTribe.com user ID number created and used to identify your profile.

The PokerTribe.com user ID number used to identify your account and profile will be public and will appear in the URL of your profile page, and will permit access to information considered public, or that you designated as public in your settings.

Your first and last name and profile picture are considered "public" on PokerTribe.com. When PokerTribe.com offers profiles, it may also offer functionality allowing you to opt-out of public indexing of your public profile information.

We may also offer you the ability to import your address book contacts or manually enter e-mail addresses so that you can locate friends on PokerTribe.com, and invite friends and contact to join you on PokerTribe.com. PokerTribe.com may store those contacts for purposes of helping you and friends connect on PokerTribe.com.

Information Collected from Mobile Devices

Accessing PokerTribe.com from mobile devices such as an iPad, iPhone or various similar devices, allows us to collect mobile device identifiers, including the IP address of the device. PokerTribe.com may create and assign to your mobile device a specific ID that may be similar to an account number. We may also collect the name you associated with the device, device type, telephone number, country, user name, character name, location, email address and any other information you choose to provide. PokerTribe.com may also access your contacts to enable users to invite friends to join on PokerTribe.com.

Payment Information

If you choose to use virtual currency or virtual items directly from PokerTribe.com, we will collect billing and financial information necessary to process your charges, which may include your residence address. PokerTribe.com may also receive billing and payment information you provide to a third party, such as Facebook, or Apple. Purchases of third party credits or currencies may be subject to additional policies administered by the third party.

Information from Inquiries

Anytime you request assistance directly from PokerTribe.com, or contact the Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma's Tribal Council & Gaming Commission, we will collect and store the contact information you provide, such as your name and e-mail address, information about your game play or activity, and your user ID number.

Message Notifications

PokerTribe.com stores information you provide, including your telephone number, when you sign up to have message notifications sent directly to your mobile phone. These messages notify you of in-game activity and may allow you to play the game from your mobile device. With your consent to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, PokerTribe.com may send notifications to your mobile device, or other devices to provide game updates and other relevant messages.

Connecting to PokerTribe.com from a mobile device may activate our collection of technical information, including the following:

  • your mobile device or computer system
  • your MAC address, if applicable
  • IP Address and mobile device ID
  • usage statistics about your interactions with the Service

This information may be collected with server log files, web log files, mobile-device software development kits, and tracking technologies like browser cookies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information. Some of the cookies placed on your computer are linked to your user ID number(s) and may be used for the following:

  • analyze your usage of our service
  • provide a more personalized experience for the users
  • manage advertising

PokerTribe.com and other services use Log Files and tracking technologies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information, such as; IP addresses, device type, device identifiers, browser types, browser language, referring and exit pages, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, game state, the date and time of activity on our websites or games, and other similar information. In some cases, PokerTribe.com will associate this information with your user ID number for our internal use. PokerTribe.com may employ other technologies including:

  • web beacons
  • tracking pixels, which allow PokerTribe.com to advertise more efficiently by excluding our current users from certain promotional messages
  • identifying the source of a new installation or delivering ads to you on other websites
  • local shared objects also known as flash cookies used to help PokerTribe.com to prevent fraud
  • remember your in-game preferences and speed up load times

You can set your web browser to warn you about attempts to place cookies on your computer or limit the type of cookies you allow. If you disable cookies, you may lose some of the features and functionality of playing games from PokerTribe.com. Note that companies delivering advertisements in our games or on our websites may also use cookies or other technologies, and those practices are subject to their own policies.

Other Sources

We may collect or receive information from other sources including PokerTribe.com users who choose to upload their email contacts, and third party information providers. This information is used to supplement your profile - primarily to help you and your friends connect. PokerTribe.com collects, stores, and uses your information to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. For example, PokerTribe.com may use information collected from you in any one or more of the following ways:

  • to create your account and allow access to PokerTribe.com
  • to identify and suggest connections with other PokerTribe.com users
  • to enable user-to-user communications
  • to provide technical support and respond to user inquiries
  • to prevent fraud or potentially illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Service
  • to deliver and target advertising
  • to notify users of updates
  • to provide social game leader boards and promote player achievements
  • to solicit input and feedback to improve PokerTribe.com products and services and customize your user experience
  • to inform users about new products or promotional offers
  • to engage in commonly accepted practices, such as contacting you via email with special offers or other similar information
  • manage customer support inquiries
  • keep you informed of your activity while on PokerTribe.com, including comments from friends
  • inform you of invites from friends to join you at PokerTribe.com
  • send promotional e-mail messages and promotional SMS messages directly or in partnership with third parties
Sharing Information with Others
We will share your information with third parties in the following circumstances.
  • payment processing
  • data analysis
  • e-mail delivery
  • hosting services
  • customer service
  • assistance with marketing efforts

All third party service providers agree to maintain the confidentiality of the information disclosed to them and not use collected information for any purpose other than to provide services on PokerTribe.com.

Friends and PokerTribe.com Players

PokerTribe.com supports and may encourage interaction among players. While on PokerTribe.com, others will see your name, profile photo (if your profile includes your photo) and descriptions of your game activity if you are playing at the same table.

Advertising of Third Party Products and Services

We may share:

  • aggregated information (information about you and other users collectively, but not specifically identifiable to you)
  • anonymous information
  • certain technical information (including IP Addresses, MAC Addresses for mobile devices and mobile device IDs) to develop and deliver targeted advertising on PokerTribe.com and on the websites of third parties

PokerTribe.com may request advertisers to collect information and they may share it with PokerTribe.com. Advertisers may collect information via tracking technologies like browser cookies and web beacons. The information collected may be used to offer targeted ad- selection and delivery in order to personalize your user experience, a practice known as behavioral advertising, and to undertake web analytics intended to improve your experience on PokerTribe.com. The collection, use, and disclosure of anonymous or aggregated information are not subject to any of the restrictions in this Privacy Policy.

Access to PokerTribe.com games is intended for persons under the age of 18, and PokerTribe.com will not knowingly collect information from such persons.

Privacy Policies of Linked Sites and Advertisers

The PokerTribe.com website may contain advertisements from companies other than PokerTribe.com and may provide a link to their websites. PokerTribe.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. If you have any questions about how other websites use your information, you should review their policies and contact them directly.

Security of Your Information

PokerTribe.com and the Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma's Tribal Council & Gaming Commission with its technical standards in place, have implemented reasonable security measures to protect the security of your information both online and offline, and is committed to the protection of customer information.

While PokerTribe.com takes reasonable precautions against possible security breaches of our websites and customer databases and records, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure, and PokerTribe.com cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur, and therefore, any transmission is at the users own risk. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe and to log off from your account after use. If your account is hacked, this may lead to unauthorized access of your PokerTribe.com account. Carefully keep your account information secure. If you have questions about the security of our websites, please contact the Universal Entertainment Group Gaming Commission.

Cookie Policy

  1. We use cookies on our websites for software accessed on our website and for information accessible from our websites, such as information about playing poker, our various online and offline poker tournaments and our promotions. We never place third party advertising on our websites, but we do allow third parties to set cookies on our websites that enable us to provide more relevant advertisements to you on other websites.

    Except as described in this Cookie Policy, we never share cookie information with third parties.

    We use the following cookies on our websites:

    1. Strictly necessary cookies

      We use first party strictly necessary cookies in order to track referrals to our websites from third party affiliate websites. These cookies are persistent, and usually have a lifespan of two years. We combine your registration information with these cookies so that we know which affiliate you signed up with.

      We use XSRF-TOKEN for cross site request forgery protection purposes. It is a session cookie.

      Functionality cookies

      We use the following first party functionality cookies:

      PHPSESSID: This cookie is used on our www.pokertribe.comwebsites. It records the start time of your browsing session for caching purposes, and makes the website more responsive. It is a session cookie.

      GUI Version: This cookie lets us see how you are using our websites so we can provide a better overall support service should any issue with our sites arise.  It is a persistent cookie.

       
    2. Performance cookies

      We sometimes use the following third party performance cookies on our websites:

      Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmv, _utmz, _ga, _gat, _gat_t1): Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (http://www.google.com/analytics/). Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate our online services and our mobile apps and provide us with reports about how they are used. We also use Google Analytics to run content experiments so that we can test and improve our websites. Google Analytics uses both session and persistent cookies. The persistent cookies usually have lifespans of between six months and two years.

       

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy and/or practices, please send an e-mail to support@PokerTribe.com.