Last Updated: May 2018
The Company is committed to protecting the information that our guests, prospective guests, patrons, employees, and suppliers have entrusted to us.
Note to EU and non-EU Residents
The Company respects all individuals’ privacy rights under all the laws that apply to it, all over the world. We work to comply with privacy laws, including, but not limited to, any right you may have if you live in or visit the United States, Macao, or Singapore where our properties are located.
The Company voluntarily tries to accommodate privacy requests made by individuals. Each request is evaluated to determine whether it can be accommodated without violating legal obligations and without creating a risk to the security or integrity of the other information we hold.
For residents of the European Union (“EU”), European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland, the Company recognizes the legal privacy protections afforded to individuals located in the EEA, the EU, and Switzerland, with regard to personal data. For more information about this, please read the Notice to Residents of the EU, EEA, and Switzerland provided below.
Personal Data We Collect and Use
When you use the Internet, your computer may transmit certain information to the servers that host the websites you visit. The information may include the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, your Internet Portal (IP) address, the pages you visited on our websites, and how you arrived at our websites. When you visit our websites, we collect this information, and we use this information to create a better user experience, to identify areas for improvement on our websites, to enhance the security of our systems, and to provide information on our special offers and promotions.
What Are Cookies?: A “cookie” is a small text file that a website can place on your computer to store your preferences. Cookies are not personally identifiable by themselves, but they can be linked to personal data you provide to us.
Your Control of Cookies: Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through your browser settings. You can opt out of cookies and advertising related to the same by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices.
According to its own policy, Google does not collect any personal data using Google Analytics. Nevertheless, if you do not want to use the remarketing feature from Google, you can disable it by changing the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads.
You have many choices to manage cookies on your computer. Most browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system, and you can set most browsers to prevent cookies from being placed on your devices. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust preferences every time you visit our websites and it may not be possible to use the full functionality of the websites. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies, please consult the privacy features in your browser.
We only collect personal data that you provide to us, or that we are authorized to obtain by you or by law. For example, we obtain credit information to evaluate applications for credit, and we obtain background check information for employment applications. The type of personal data we collect from you will depend on how you are interacting with us using our website, products, or services. For example, we may collect different information from you when you make reservations, purchase gift certificates or merchandise, participate in a contest, or contact us with requests, feedback, or suggestions. The information we collect may include your name, title, email address, mailing information, phone number, fax number, credit card information, travel details (flight number and details, points of origin and destination), room preferences, and other information you voluntarily provide.
When you enroll in our loyalty program, we also may collect your name, title, date of birth, and email address.
When you complete a credit application, we also may collect your credit information including your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, date of birth, credit score, Social Security number, employment information, financial information, including bank account and bank rating information, supporting your eligibility to receive credit, other lines of casino credit in your name, and other information you provide to us to assist us in making a determination concerning extending credit to you.
When you complete an employment application, we also may collect your name or aliases, current and previous, mailing address information, current and previous, email address, phone number, date of birth, Social Security number, employment history, credit history, education, training, and skills, including licenses and certificates, convictions for felonies or misdemeanors, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, military service, and any other information provided in your employment application form.
Information Collected During Your Stay
Check-In Information: When you provide your personal data to make your reservation, whether it be through our websites, by phone, or in person at one of our properties, we may use that data to complete your reservation request. We also may need to collect information to comply with local laws, including your passport number, type of entry visa, date and place of birth, and driver’s license number. If you choose to provide it, we also may collect additional information from you, including your frequent flyer or travel partner program information.
Preferences and Marketing: When you check in, you may be asked whether you wish to receive promotional and other marketing materials, including your interest in participating in contests, promotional offers, or using certain services we can provide to you, such as membership in our loyalty program. We also may send surveys to you to learn more about your stay and preferences. You may withdraw your consent to receive marketing and promotional materials at any time.
Itemized Spending: During your stay, we record your itemized spending related to your reservation. This includes your room rate, other expenses billed to your room, food and beverage preferences, and other special requests. We collect and record this information to keep a record of your expenses and preferences during your stay and provide it to you upon check-out.
Video Surveillance: We use closed circuit television and other security systems to monitor all gaming areas as required by the applicable local regulatory gaming authorities, as well as other public or sensitive areas of our properties for safety and security. Video surveillance cameras are used to protect us, our guests, and our employees. We monitor our surveillance cameras, and may share surveillance footage with law enforcement and/or regulatory authorities.
Other Sources of Data
When you interact with one of our properties, others may provide your information to us so that we can provide products and services.
Vendors, Suppliers, and Others Doing Business with Us: We have strict rules in place to comply with the laws that apply to us. Before we do business with a third party, we take reasonable steps to make sure that they will prudently protect the information we share with each other, including your personal data they may collect or receive.
Casino Credit: For guests who request casino credit at our properties, we may collect/check, or hire a third party to collect/check, public records available about you. We must collect this information to comply with the law, and to protect against financial risk.
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE): We may collect your data through events you attend with our exhibitor clients at any of our MICE event spaces. When you attend an event and provide personal data during the registration process to exhibitors, we may have access to your personal data because we collect certain information from the exhibitors.
Third Parties Authorized By You: When someone else arranges for you to interact with our properties, they may provide us information so that we can provide you with products and/or services during your visit. For example, when your employer or a travel agent arranges for you to stay at one of our properties, they may provide us with the information listed above so that we can provide you with products and services.
Legal Gaming Age Policy
Persons under the age of twenty-one (21) are not permitted to gamble at our properties or loiter in casino areas. Our websites are not intended for persons under the age of 21. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, persons younger than 21 years of age are not allowed to use our websites, accept offers, or win contests, and we do not knowingly collect information from such persons. The Company does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. Children are not permitted to use our websites or services, and the Company requests that children under the age of 16 not submit any personal information to it, using its websites or any other method. Since information regarding children under the age of 16 is not collected, the Company does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 16.
How We May Use Your Information
Your privacy is important to us. We collect and use information we believe is necessary to our business, and to provide you with the products, services, and experiences you expect when you interact with us. When we collect and use your information, we take your privacy and security very seriously.
We collect personal data to deliver superior quality of service. We will use the information you provide to us for the purpose you provided it to us (e.g., to make a reservation and book a suite at one of our properties), which is stated when information is collected. We may also use your information in other ways for our business purposes and to provide you with the products, services, and experiences you request and expect from us, including but not limited to the following purposes:
- fully respond to your questions, requests, or communications
- to provide you with products and services, including but not limited to loyalty membership and benefits and display of content
- to check if you qualify for certain offers or services (e.g., casino credit, special events, promotional offers, etc.) and for payment and billing for products and services
- to develop new products and services
- to improve and personalize the guest experience for you and others
- to audit, research and conduct analysis in order to maintain and improve our services and protect our guests and patrons
- for guest reservations and/or requests for information or services
- for marketing and promotions planning and execution, market research and analysis, customer satisfaction and quality assurance surveys
- to ensure third parties protect your information
- to consider your job application
- to comply with applicable laws and regulations
- for safety and security, including working with third parties to help protect your information
- to ensure the technical functioning and security of our network
- to protect the rights or property of the Company, its employees, and its guests and patrons
How We Share Information
We may share information about you to the third parties as indicated below:
Promotions: From time to time we may run promotions or marketing efforts, such as contests, sweepstakes, and/or giveaways with third parties. If you choose to participate in any such promotions, then any personal data you provide in order to participate may be shared with those third parties and be subject to their privacy policies.
Affiliates: We may share your personal data with our other properties, subsidiaries, and third parties if we need to. If we share your information, we will share only the information that is necessary and we will take reasonable steps to make sure that third parties take prudent steps to protect your information.
Legal Requests: We may be required to respond to legal requests for your information, including from law enforcement authorities, regulatory agencies, third party subpoenas, or other government officials.
Compliance with Legal Obligations: We may have to disclose certain information to auditors, government authorities, or other authorized individuals in order to comply with laws that apply to us or other legal obligations such as contractual requirements.
Changes in Business Structure/Ownership: We may disclose or transfer your personal data to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of the Company’s business, assets, or stock (including any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
Your Choices Regarding Your Information
For all personal data that we have about you, you have the following rights and/or choices that we will accommodate where your requests meet legal and regulatory requirements and do not risk making other data less secure or changing other data:
Opt Out, Object, Withdraw Consent: You can always choose not to disclose certain information to us. Where we rely on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw or decline consent at any time. If you have provided us with your email address and you would like to stop receiving marketing emails from us, click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our email communications. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us via direct mail, or if you want to request that we do not share your contact information with our marketing partners, please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section and include your name, address, and any other specific contact information that you wish to restrict.
Automated Decision-making: We may use automated decision-making to determine whether job applicants meet the required qualifications. You have the right to have a human involved in this process, to express your point of view, and to contest the decision. You may do so by using the methods in the Contact Us section below.
Access, Correct, Update, Restrict Processing, Erase: You may have the right to access, correct, and update your information. You also may request that we restrict processing of your information or erase it. To ensure that all of your personal data is correct and up to date, or to ask that we restrict processing or erase your information, please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section below.
Data Portability: If you would like to request that we provide a copy of your information to you, please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section below.
Responding to Requests: Each request to access, correct, restrict processing, erase, or provide a copy of data will be evaluated to determine whether the requested change meets legal regulatory requirements and does not risk making our other data less secure or changing our other data.
Complaints to Supervisory Authority: If you find yourself in the European Economic Area, European Union, or Switzerland, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority of the European Union or European Economic Area according to that authority’s rules and procedures.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
We strive to take appropriate security measures to help safeguard your personal data from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees are allowed to access personal data, and they may only access it for permitted business functions. We also use technology to protect your information, including encrypting sensitive personal data that is transferred to or from our systems and using firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from accessing information. If you have an online account with us, your account is also protected by a password for your privacy and security, and you must prevent unauthorized access to your account and personal data by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, limiting access to your devices, and by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of information will never occur, we use reasonable efforts to prevent it. Please keep in mind that no method of storage or transmission over the Internet is completely secure, so your use of our products and services and provision of information to us is at your own risk.
Notice to Residents of the EU, EEA, and Switzerland
If you reside or otherwise find yourself in the European Economic Area, European Union, or Switzerland, the Company is committed to respecting your rights as a data subject under the applicable laws of these countries. If you have a privacy concern or questions about how your personal data is used, please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section below.
Consistent with our values, we observe the following privacy principles when collecting or processing your personal data:
- Data will be processed fairly and in accordance with applicable law.
- Data will be collected for specified and legitimate purposes, and will not be processed in ways that are incompatible with those purposes.
- We will only collect and process personal data about you where we have a lawful basis. Lawful bases include consent (where you have given consent), contract (where we must process your personal data based on a contract we have with you, for example, to deliver requested products or services), and legitimate interests (where processing is necessary for the purposes of compelling legitimate interests of the Company that are not overridden by your rights).
- Data subjects in the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland will be asked to provide their clear and unambiguous consent for collection, processing, and transfer of their personal data.
- We will keep your personal data as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as necessary, and we will take reasonable steps to correct or delete personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete. If you think that your information is inaccurate or incomplete, please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section below.
- We are required by law to comply with many regulations that require us to keep information, including your personal data, for varying time periods. We must evaluate any request to change or delete information, including your information, prior to fulfilling such request to make sure that the requested change or deletion meets legal regulatory requirements and does not change our other data or make it less secure.
- Your data will be deleted or amended if we receive a relevant request from you, if we are permitted by law to do so, and if making the change does not risk making other data less secure or risk changing other data. Please contact us using the methods in the Contact Us section below to submit a request.
- We have taken appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access, loss, use, or damage to your personal data.
International Transfers of Personal Data: If you are located outside the United States and you interact with our website or provide your personal data, then your personal data may be transferred to the United States, Macao, or Singapore. If you are located in the European Economic Area, European Union, or Switzerland, please note that the United States, Macao, and Singapore currently are not on the list of countries that the European Commission considers adequate regarding the protection of personal data.
Privacy Office, Legal Department
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109