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Boyd Gaming Privacy Statement

LAST UPDATED:  OCTOBER 9, 2020

Boyd Gaming Corporation knows that privacy matters. We use information about you to improve and personalize the services we offer you to make your experience with us as rewarding as possible. This Privacy Statement describes how we handle Personal Information collected online via websites operated by us, software applications made available by us, social media pages that we control, and email messages that we send to you, as well as Personal Information collected in connection with our gaming and hotel systems, vacation booking services, and loyalty programs such as the B Connected Loyalty Program (collectively, the “Services”).

Please see the section entitled “Additional Information Regarding California”, below, for more details about our privacy practices, particularly with respect to our prospective, current, and former employees and contractors who are California residents, as well as to California residents who are designated by such employees and contractors as emergency contacts and/or benefits recipients.

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Personal Information” is information about you as an identifiable individual, for example, your:  

  • Name, contact information, and social media information. Name and contact information including: postal address (including billing and shipping addresses); email address; telephone number; social media account ID; and B Connected account number.
  • Government issued IDs. Identifiers, such as name and government-issued identifier (e.g., Social Security number or driver’s license number).
  • Pictures and recordings of you. Profile pictures; audio, electronic, visual, and similar information, such as call and video recordings.
  • Financial information. Financial information including credit and debit card numbers, and commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history.
  • Sensitive personal information. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as age, gender, medical conditions, and marital status.
  • Biometric data. Biometric information, such as fingerprints or facial recognition images and data.
  • Geolocation information. Geolocation information, if you choose to allow sharing of this information from your personal mobile device by choosing the standard options from that device: “Always”, “Only while using,” or “Never” if you do not want to share geolocation data.
  • Internet activity. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website.
  • Inferences about you. Inferences drawn from any of the Personal Information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, your preferences and characteristics.

HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including: 

  • When you interact with us, such as when you sign up to receive newsletters, offers, and promotions, create or log into your account, make a reservation or a purchase, or share information on the Services through your social media account.
  • When you visit our casino properties, whether just to visit, transact business, or when you contact customer service.
  • When you use your personal mobile device or computer to use our mobile apps and online services.
  • From other sources such as: public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms, and other third parties. For example, if you choose to sign into your Boyd B Connected account via your social media account, Personal Information about you and your friends associated with your social media account may become available to us.

HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use Personal Information for legitimate business purposes:

  • Answer your questions. To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, for example, sending you newsletters.
  • Sharing administrative information. To send administrative information to you, for example: sending information regarding the Services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, or information regarding your gaming activity.
  • Purchases. To complete and fulfill your purchase, for example: processing your payments, confirming your reservation, communicating with you regarding a reservation or purchase, and providing you with related customer service.
  • Mobile features. To help you engage with our mobile apps and our online services, for example: using the B Connected mobile app to find the casinos nearest you, using our other mobile apps to participate in online gaming, connecting to gaming machines through your personal mobile device (for example, through a Bluetooth pairing), and receiving notifications from the casino you are visiting.
  • Marketing. To enhance our marketing efforts and to send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Personalized experiences. To personalize your experience by presenting products and offers tailored to you, as well as personalizing, advertising, and marketing our products and services.
  • Contests. To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use or disclose your personal information. We suggest you read these additional rules carefully.
  • Communications. To allow you to send messages to a friend through the Services.
  • Other business purposes. To provide our products and services and to otherwise accomplish our legitimate business purposes. These purposes included, for example, developing, improving, and maintaining our properties, products, and services and otherwise operating and expanding our business. In addition: conducting audits and internal investigations, research, analytics, and data analysis, accounting, maintaining our facilities and infrastructure, undertaking quality and safety assurance measures, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, performing identity verification, and maintaining records.
  • Legal compliance & fraud prevention. As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with laws or with legal process served on us as well as with our internal policies; (b) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) to enforce our terms and conditions; and (d) for fraud monitoring, detection, and prevention and otherwise to protect and defend the rights, privacy, property, safety, or operations of us, you, or our affiliates (including through surveillance).

HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED

Your Personal Information may be shared with:

  • Affiliates. With our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.
  • Service providers. With our third-party service providers who provide services, such as: website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, show and event ticketing, reservation management, credit and other bank account authorization, information technology, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
  • Third-party marketers. With third parties to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices.
  • Promotion sponsors. With third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions.
  • Social media account providers. With your friends associated with your social media account, with other website users and with your social media account provider, in connection with your social sharing activity, such as if you connect your social media account to a Service account or log into your account on the Service through your social media account. By connecting your Boyd account and your social media account, you authorize us to share information with your social media account provider, and you understand that the use of the information we share will be governed by the social media site’s privacy policy.
  • Third parties in connection with any reorganization, merger, sale, etc. With third parties in connection with any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
  • Public, government, or public safety authorities or other legal-matter entities. As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with laws or with legal process; (b) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) to enforce our terms and conditions; and (d) to protect and defend the rights, privacy, safety, property, or operations of us, you, our affiliates, or others.

OTHER INFORMATION

Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your identity or does not directly identify an individual, such as:

  • Browser and device information
  • App usage data
  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies
  • Aggregated information

HOW WE MAY COLLECT OTHER INFORMATION

We and our third-party service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including: 

  • Through a browser or device. Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through a device, such as an Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, and operating system. We use this information to ensure that the Services function properly./li>
  • Through your use of our apps. When you use our apps, we and our service providers may track and collect app usage data, such as the date and time the app on your device accesses our servers and what information and files have been downloaded to the app based on your device number.
  • Cookies. Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Services, pages visited, language preferences, and other traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience while using the Services. We also use cookies to gather statistical information about use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used, and assist us with resolving questions regarding them. Cookies further allow us to select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Services. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. However, if you do not accept these cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer and you may need to log in. You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.
  • Third Party Analytics Tools. These tools (such as Google Analytics, Adobe, DoubleClick, and others) may collect information about your use of our Services for statistical purposes. You can learn about Google's practices by going to google.com/policies/privacy/partners, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Please visit the other third party websites to learn more about their privacy practices, including how you may be able to opt out from them.
  • Pixel tags and other similar technologies. Pixel tags (also known as "web beacons" and "clear GIFs") may be used in connection with some Services to track the actions of users of the Services (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.
  • By aggregating information. Aggregated information does not personally identify you (for example, we may aggregate telephone numbers to calculate the percentage of our users who have a particular telephone area code).
  • At this time, we do not respond to browser "Do-Not-Track" signals.

HOW WE USE OTHER INFORMATION

We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose. We will treat Other Information as Personal Information if required to do so by applicable law. Also, if we combine Other Information with Personal Information, we will treat the combination as Personal Information.

HOW TO ACCESS AND CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We give you choices regarding the use of Personal Information about you. You may request that we (1) provide you with access to Personal Information we maintain about you; (2) update, correct, or delete your Personal Information; or (3) provide you with a copy of your Personal Information.

If you would like to make a request, please use the Privacy Request Form: www.boydgaming.com/askprivacy.

In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to access (or receive a copy of), update, correct, or delete. For your protection, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable and consistent with applicable law.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or how Boyd Gaming handles Personal Information, please contact us:

  1. Email: privacy@boydgaming.com
  2. Toll-free telephone: 844-912-0492
  3. Mailing address:
    Boyd Gaming Corporate Office
    ATTN: Privacy Office
    6465 S. Rainbow Boulevard
    Las Vegas, NV 89118

PLEASE NOTE THAT EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS ARE NOT ALWAYS SECURE. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE CREDIT CARD OR OTHER SENSITIVE INFORMATION IN YOUR EMAILS TO US.

You can also directly unsubscribe from receiving marketing emails from us by: ( 1) clicking on unsubscribe links in marketing emails, (2) visiting http://www.boydgaming.com/unsubscribe or, (3) if you are a B Connected member, visiting https://www.bconnectedonline.com/ to sign in and update your profile. Please note that if you opt out of receiving marketing emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information to meet legal obligations, for recordkeeping purposes, and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such change (e.g., when you make a reservation or enter a promotion, you may not be able to change the Personal Information provided until after the completion of such reservation or promotion).

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

This Privacy Statement does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy or security practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or service to which the Services link. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS

We may use third-party advertising companies to send you advertisements based on information relating to your access to and use of the Services and other websites. These companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your device (including through the use of pixel tags).

If you would like more information about this practice, including your choices in connection with it, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info.

SECURITY

We are committed to protecting the security of Personal Information. We use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect Personal Information.  Unfortunately, no security measure can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us - see “How To Contact Us” below.

CHILDREN

Our online Services are intended for use by adults and are specifically not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from such individuals.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Services are controlled and operated by us from the United States. Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. By using the Services, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

We may update this Privacy Statement. The “Last Updated” date at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Statement was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when the updated Statement is posted.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING NEVADA

We do not sell Covered Information as defined under Nevada law. If you are a Nevada resident and have any questions about this, please contact us: privacy@boydgaming.com.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING CALIFORNIA

Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), we are providing the following additional details regarding the categories of Personal Information about California residents that we may have collected from or about California residents and disclosed for our business purposes to third parties, such as our service providers and affiliates, within the preceding 12 months. This section provides more detail and also addresses our practices with respect to our prospective, current, and former employees and contractors who are California residents, as well as to California residents who are designated by such employees and contractors as emergency contacts and/or benefits recipients.

Categories of personal information collected:

  • Name, contact information, and social media information. Name and contact information including: postal address (including billing and shipping addresses); email address; telephone number; social media account ID; and B Connected account number.
  • Government issued IDs. Identifiers, such as name and government-issued identifier (e.g., Social Security number or driver’s license number).
  • Pictures and recordings of you. Profile pictures; audio, electronic, visual, and similar information, such as call and video recordings.
  • Financial information. Financial information including credit and debit card numbers, and commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history.
  • Sensitive personal information. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as age, gender, medical conditions, and marital status.
  • Biometric data. Biometric information, such as fingerprints or facial recognition images and data.
  • Geolocation information. Geolocation information, if you choose to allow sharing of this information from your personal mobile device by choosing the standard options from that device: “Always”, “Only while using,” or “Never” if you do not want to share geolocation data.
  • Internet activity. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website.
  • Inferences about you. Inferences drawn from any of the Personal Information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, your preferences and characteristics.
  • Employment information. Information such as work history, prior employer, information relating to references, details of qualifications, skills and experience, human resources information, and information necessary for benefits and related services.
  • Education information. Information about your education.

Sources of personal information

  • When you interact with us, such as when you sign up to receive newsletters, offers, and promotions, create or log into your account, make a reservation or a purchase, or share information on the Services through your social media account.
  • When you visit our casino properties, whether just to visit, transact business, or when you contact customer service.
  • When you use your personal mobile device or computer to use our mobile apps and online services.
  • From other sources such as: public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms, and other third parties. For example, if you choose to sign into your Boyd B Connected account via your social media account, Personal Information about you and your friends associated with your social media account may become available to us.

How we used personal information for legitimate business purposes:

  • Answer your questions. To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, for example, sending you newsletters.
  • Sharing administrative information. To send administrative information to you, for example: sending information regarding the Services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies, or information regarding your gaming activity.
  • Purchases. To complete and fulfill your purchase, for example: processing your payments, confirming your reservation, communicating with you regarding a reservation or purchase, and providing you with related customer service.
  • Mobile features. To help you engage with our mobile apps and our online services, for example: using the B Connected mobile app to find the casinos nearest you, using our other mobile apps to participate in online gaming, connecting to gaming machines through your personal mobile device (for example, through a Bluetooth pairing), and receiving notifications from the casino you are visiting.
  • Marketing. To enhance our marketing efforts and to send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Personalized experiences. To personalize your experience by presenting products and offers tailored to you, as well as personalizing, advertising, and marketing our products and services.
  • Contests. To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use or disclose your personal information. We suggest you read these additional rules carefully.
  • Communications. To allow you to send messages to a friend through the Services.
  • Other business purposes. To provide our products and services and to otherwise accomplish our legitimate business purposes. These purposes included, for example, developing, improving, and maintaining our properties, products, and services and otherwise operating and expanding our business. In addition: conducting audits and internal investigations, research, analytics, and data analysis, accounting, maintaining our facilities and infrastructure, undertaking quality and safety assurance measures, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, performing identity verification, and maintaining records.
  • Legal compliance & fraud prevention. As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) to comply with laws or with legal process served on us as well as with our internal policies; (b) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) to enforce our terms and conditions; and (d) for fraud monitoring, detection, and prevention and otherwise to protect and defend the rights, privacy, property, safety, or operations of us, you, or our affiliates (including through surveillance).
  • Employment and related purposes. If you are our prospective, current, or former employee or contractor or an individual designated by such an employee or contractor as an emergency contact and/or benefits recipient, we use your Personal Information for the purposes of operating, managing, and maintaining our business, managing our workforce, and accomplishing our business objectives, including, for example, to:
    • Manage personnel, including for recruitment, performance management, career development, payments administration, training, leaves and promotions;
    • Manage wages and other awards and provide healthcare and other benefits;
    • Maintain and secure our facilities, equipment, systems, and infrastructure;
    • Undertake quality and safety assurance measures, protect the health and safety of our workforce and others, and conduct risk and security control and monitoring;
    • Conduct research and analytics to ensure business continuity, as well as to design employee retention programs and diversity initiatives;
    • Perform identity verification, accounting, audit, investigations, and other internal functions; and
    • Operate and manage IT and communications systems and facilities, allocate company assets and human resources, and undertake strategic planning and project management.

Disclosures of personal information

We disclosed the following Personal Information to third parties, as set forth below, for our operational business purposes:

Name, Contact Information, and Social Media Information

  • Service providers.
  • Third-party marketers. With third parties to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices.
  • Social media account providers.
  • Public, government, or public safety authorities, or other legal-matter entities.

Government issued Identification

  • Public, government or public safety authorities, or other legal-matter entities.

Pictures and recordings of individuals

  • Service providers.
  • Promotion sponsors.
  • Social media account providers.

Financial information

  • Service providers.
  • Third-party marketers. With third parties to permit them to send you marketing communications, consistent with your choices.
  • Public, government, or public safety authorities or other legal-matter entities.

Sensitive personal information

  • Service providers.
  • Public, government, or public safety authorities or other legal-matter entities.

Biometric data

  • Service providers.

Geolocation information

  • Service providers.
  • Social media account providers.
  • Public, government, or public safety authorities or other legal-matter entities.

Internet activity

  • Service providers.
  • Social media account providers.

Inferences about individuals

  • Social media account providers.

Sale of personal information

We have not "sold" Personal Information for purposes of the CCPA. For purposes of this section of our Privacy Statement, "sold" or "sale" means the disclosure of Personal Information for monetary or other valuable consideration but does not include, for example, the transfer of Personal Information as an asset that is part of a merger, bankruptcy, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business. Personal Information of individuals under the age of 16.

Your rights

If you are a California resident, you may request that we:

  1. Disclose to you the following information covering the 12 months preceding your request:
  2. The categories of Personal Information we collected about you and the categories of sources from which we collected such Personal Information;
  3. The specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you;
  4. The business or commercial purpose for collecting Personal Information about you; and
  5. The categories of Personal Information about you that we disclosed and the categories of third parties to whom we disclosed such Personal Information.
  6. Delete Personal Information we collected from you.

Please note that these rights do not currently extend to our prospective, current, and former employees and contractors who are California residents, or to California residents who are designated by such employees and contractors as emergency contacts and/or benefits recipients.

To make a request, please use the Privacy Request Form: www.bodygaming.com/askprivacy, or contact us via: privacy@boydgaming.com or 844-912-0492. We may request information from you in order to verify your identity, such as your email address, phone number, and B Connected program number. If you would like an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf, the agent may do so by contacting us via: privacy@boydgaming.com or 844-912-0492. Upon receipt of a request from an agent, we will require the agent’s power of attorney or signed written permission that you have authorized the agent to act on your behalf. We may also require you to verify your own identity directly with us.

We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

We do not discriminate when you exercise your rights under the CCPA.

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