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Privacy Policy

© PayDay Lotteries Limited 2014. All rights reserved.

PayDay Lotteries Limited (the "Company", "we" or "us") has provided you with this Privacy Policy (the "Policy") to help you understand how we will safeguard, use and collect personally identifiable information about you (your "Information"). If you have any requests concerning your Information or any queries with regard to this Policy please contact us.

The Company reserves the right to update, change or alter this Policy from time to time without notice to you. Should changes be made to this Policy you will be informed on the Company's home web page at (the "Site"). By playing any of the games made available by the Company ("Game" or "Games") on the Site you acknowledge that you have read and accept the terms of this Policy and you consent to the use of your Information as set out in this Policy. You read this Policy in conjunction with the Company's Terms and Conditions, which can be seen by clicking here.

Information Collected

We collect your Information through your use of the online and SMS lottery service at the Site, the provision of your details to us either on the Site or offline and when you make enquiries or respond to a communication from the Company.

The types of Information that the Company will collect will include your mobile phone number (MSISDN), bank and mobile money account details, email address, network provider, home telephone number, home address, address where your mobile phone statements are sent, date of birth, that you have sufficient gaming credits to enter Games, your authentication code to access your playing history, your lock code, your playing history and habits and information from any questionnaires or surveys you may complete for the Company. The Company will retain your Information for as long as is necessary to comply with its statutory obligations.

Use of Your Information

We process your Information for the purposes of providing our services, dealing with your requests and enquiries, providing you with information about our products and services and carrying out market research.

The Company may inform you by text message, email, mail, or telephone about our products or services that we consider may be of interest to you. If you would like us not to do this, simply text the word "stop" to our short code and we will remove your name from our marketing list.

Disclosing Your Information

The Company will share your information where necessary with third parties such as regulators, banks, suppliers that process data on our behalf (e.g. printers), potential purchasers of our business and where required to do so by law. The Company may also give your mobile phone number to a third party agency to check whether the mobile phone that you have sent an entry SMS text message to us from is a Pay As You Go and, if so, whether you have sufficient credit on it to play a Game.

The Company will not sell your Information to third parties.

Access Right

You have a right to access your Information. If you want to access your Information or have any other requests or queries relating to your Information or this Policy please contact us by writing to PayDay Lotteries Limited, 15, Abdu Diouf Street, Asokoro, Abuja. We will request confirmation of your identity before granting you access to your Information or making alterations to it.


Websites that you visit will place "cookies" (small text files) on your computer. Cookies are used widely by websites to help make them work efficiently, for record keeping purposes and to provide information for business and marketing. You can stop your computer from accepting cookies but this may affect your use of the Site

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The Company has implemented security policies and put in place encryption controls to seek to ensure that there is no improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction, accidental loss or unauthorised access to your Information or our systems.

Other Web Sites

The Site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Internet-based Transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing the Site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of your Information in this way.

November 2014

Responsible Play

Payday Lotteries has developed policies and practices that address problem gambling.

Find out more about responsible play

SMS Commands

  • Help

    When you text “help” you will receive a message explaining that you can text certain key words to get further information

  • Balance

    When you text “balance” you will receive a message giving you your Gaming Credit Account (SA1) and your Prize Money Account (SA2) balance.

  • Register

    When you text “register” you will receive a message explain how to register by SMS.

  • Ban

    When you text “ban” your phone will be stopped from playing any games for 26 weeks or a longer period defined by you.

See full list of commands here