Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 5, 2014

Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. (the “Company” or “PYD”) value and respect your privacy. We collect information about you through our website as well as in person at tradeshows, conventions and conferences. This policy describes the personal information we collect about you, why we collect it, how we use it, and when we share it with third parties. Our policy also describes the choices you can make about how we collect, use, and disclose your information. You can browse our site without providing any personal information (however, we may still collect information through the use of cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies as set out below), but if you choose not to provide us with certain personal information, that may result in your being unable to use certain services or features offered by us. 

If our privacy practices change, we will post an updated policy on our website. You can tell if the policy has changed by checking the Last Updated date that appears at the top of this policy.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us.

What kind of personal information does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. collect?

We may collect personal information from you, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, when and how you requested to join our email list.  Personal information about you is or may be stored in servers hosted in various countries, including in the United States and Canada. Your personal information may be subject to the laws of the countries in which it is stored or used, and those countries may have a different data protection regime than the country in which you reside and under the laws of those other countries, in certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal information. By providing us with any personal information, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to other countries, such as the United States, which may have a different privacy regime from your country of residence. 

How does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. use personal information?

We may use your personal information in the following ways: 

To protect the security or integrity of our websites and our business

To contact you if necessary regarding your communications with us, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies and/or for other administrative purposes

To communicate with you and to send you information by email, postal mail, telephone, text message, or other means about our Company, as requested by you.

Does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. share personal information about me?

We may share your personal information with our 3rd Party Service Providers. We engage service providers who manage our information and perform services on our behalf, such as administration and sending communications to our investors. We require that our service providers appropriately protect personal information and use it only to provide services to us. These service providers are or may be located in the following countries: Canada, the United States, and China.

How do I access or change personal information? 

You can contact us as described in the section entitled "How do I contact you?" to request access to or more information about the use of personal information or to ask us to change, update, or delete personal information. You must clearly indicate: the information that you wish to have changed, or the information that you wish to have removed from our database. 

How does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. collect and use non-personal information?

Non-personal information is information that does not identify you. When you visit our website, PYD may collect information that may include your MAC address, your computer type, screen resolution, OS version, Internet browser, IP address (as further described below), cookies (as further described below), pixel tags, web beacons, and other similar technologies (as further described below) to better serve you with more tailored information and facilitate your ongoing use of our website. 

How does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. collect and use cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies? 

Our websites use "cookies," “pixel tags”, and similar technologies.  Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies may be used in a variety of ways to enhance or personalize your online experience. For example, we may use cookies to enable you to use certain website features, store your preferences, recognize you when you return to our website, and monitor and maintain information about your use of our website. You can set your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it. If you do not accept cookies, however, certain features of our websites may not be available to you. To learn more about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

We also work with third-party companies that use tracking technologies such as pixel tags to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to our websites and your interaction with our advertising and other communications. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having your information used by these companies, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

How does Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. collect and use IP addresses? 

Your IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). This number is logged automatically in our server log files whenever you visit our website, along with the time of your visit and the pages that you visited. It is also collected by pixel tags, as described above. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many websites. 

We may use IP addresses for the same purposes for which we use personal information, as well as for calculating website usage levels, helping diagnose server problems, and administering our website and your use of our website. Except where otherwise required by law, we treat IP addresses, server log files and related information as non-personal information. 

How do I know personal information about me is secure?

We do our best to provide you with a safe and convenient online experience. We have in place physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial safeguards to help protect the security and privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access, acquisition or disclosure. 

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please do not send us sensitive information through email or through the forms on our website. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us as described in the section entitled, "How do I contact you?" below. If you choose to notify us by physical mail this will delay the time it takes for us to respond to the problem. 

What about links to other websites? 

For your convenience and information, our website may contain links to other sites, which may have privacy practices and policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the content or practices of any linked site. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of any site that you access through our sites. The inclusion of a link to a third-party site on our websites does not imply that Poydras Gaming Finance Corp. endorses the site. 

How long do you retain my information?

We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 

How do I contact you?

To make choices about receiving investor communications, to update or change personal information about you in our databases or to request that we edit or delete your personal information, please contact us by email, telephone, or postal mail as listed below.