Trainers-quotes.com Affiliate Scheme
You will receive the following commissions from our site:-
30% commissions on sales for life.
Payments are made monthly in arrears by Cheque or Bacs
Terms and conditions
Please read this carefully. It is very important that you read and understand these terms and conditions. By ticking the box indicating your acceptance of these terms and conditions and continuing with your application to join our affiliate program, you are agreeing (subject to our approval of your application) to the terms and conditions below. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions (or are not authorised to do so) you should not continue with your application. If you have any questions regarding our affiliate programme or these terms and conditions please contact the relevant Affiliate Manager. Please visit our contact page to get in touch.
1.1 This document (the “Agreement”) sets out the terms and conditions agreed between us, Trainers Quotes (a company registered in England and Wales under company number 6396594, and whose registered office is at Market Chambers, 1 Blackfriars Street, Hereford, HR4 9HS) (“Trainers Quotes”, “we” “us” or “our” as applicable) and you (being the person set out on the relevant application form) (“you” or “your” as applicable), regarding your application to join (and if your application is successful, your membership of) our affiliate program and to promote the website currently situated at the URL www.trainers-quotes.com, (as applicable, depending on the products you are signed up to promote) to be referred to from hereon in as the “Trainers Quotes Site”) and the creation of internet hyperlinks from your website to the Trainers Quotes Site (the “Links”).
1.2 This Agreement replaces all previous terms and conditions for our affiliate program.
1.3 We may change all or any part of this Agreement at any time. Notice of any changes will be given by message to your email address 7 days in advance of any such changes. If you do not agree to the changes you should terminate this Agreement in accordance with its terms. We will publish details of any changes to the terms and conditions in clause 14 below. Your continued participation in our affiliate program after we have posted the changes will constitute binding acceptance of such changes.
1.4 You acknowledge and agree that regulations 9(1) and 9(2) (Information to be provided by electronic means), 11(1) (placing of the order) of the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 shall not apply to or have any effect on this Agreement
2.1 In this Agreement (except where the context otherwise requires):
2.1.1 clause headings are included for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement;
2.1.2 the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
2.1.3 any reference to “persons” includes natural persons, firms, partnerships, companies, corporations, associations, organisations, governments, states, governmental or state agencies, foundations and trusts (in each case whether or not having separate legal personality and irrespective of the jurisdiction in or under the law of which it was incorporated or exists); and
2.1.4 a reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to that statute or statutory provision and to all orders, regulations, instruments or other subordinate legislation made under the relevant statute.
3. Your Application
To become a member of our affiliate program you will need to accept these terms and conditions by ticking the box indicating your acceptance below and completing and submitting an online application form. The application form will form an integral part of this Agreement. We will in our sole discretion determine whether or not to accept your application and our decision is final and not subject to any right of appeal. We will notify you by email as to whether or not your application has been successful. If your application is rejected, you may reapply at another time.
If your application is successful we will email to you the necessary instructions as to what you must do to include the Links on the Partner Site.
4. The Links
4.1 Throughout the Term, you shall prominently incorporate and continually display the most up to date Links provided to you by Trainers Quotes on the Partner Site in a manner and location agreed between you and us and you shall not alter the form, location or operation of the Links without Trainers Quotes’ prior consent. If and when we approve your application, the Partner Site should display the appropriate Links within 4 weeks of being notified that you have been accepted. If you fail to so display the Links we may terminate this Agreement immediately on notice.
4.2 You agree to give Trainers Quotes your reasonable assistance in respect of the display, access to, transmission and maintenance of the Links.
4.3 You shall ensure that you do not place any Links on pages of the Partner Site aimed at persons under the age of 18 years.
4.4 In the event that you wish to place the Links on websites other than the Partner Site, you must first obtain Trainers Quote’s written consent.
4.5 Trainers Quotes has the right to monitor the Partner Site to ensure you are complying with the terms of this Agreement and you shall provide Trainers Quotes with all data and information (including, but not limited to, passwords) to enable Trainers Quotes to perform such monitoring at no charge.
4.6 If we discover that your use of any Link is not in compliance with the terms of this Agreement, we shall be entitled to take such measures as to render inoperative the Links used by you and to immediately terminate this Agreement without notice to you.
4.7 You may not purchase or register keywords, search terms or other identifiers for use in any search engine, portal, sponsored advertising service or other search or referral service and which are identical or similar to any of Trainers Quote’s trade marks or trade names from time to time or otherwise include the word “Trainers Quotes” or any variations of each thereof, or include metatag keywords on the Partner Site which are identical or similar to any of Trainers Quote’s trade marks or trade names from time to time or otherwise include the word “Trainers Quotes”.
4.8 Neither you nor your direct relatives are eligible to become Customers (as defined below) and you shall not be entitled to any share of revenue (or any other remuneration from Trainers Quotes) in relation to such relatives or friends. Direct relatives in this context shall include your spouse, partner, parent, child or sibling.
4.9 You shall indemnify on demand and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, demands, claims, damages, costs, expenses (including, but not limited to, consequential losses and loss of profit, reasonable legal costs and expenses and VAT thereon if applicable) and liabilities suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, by Trainers Quotes in consequence of any breach by you of clause 4.7 or 4.8.
4.10 You shall not:
4.10.1 directly or indirectly offer any person or entity any consideration or incentive (including, without limitation, payment of money or other benefit) for using the Links on the Partner Site to access the Trainers Quotes (e.g. by implementing any “rewards” programme for persons or entities who use the Links on the Partner Site to access the Trainers Quotes Site);
4.10.2 read, intercept, record, redirect, interpret, or fill in the contents of any electronic form or other materials submitted to us by any person or entity;
4.10.3 in any way modify, redirect, suppress, or substitute the operation of any button, link, or other interactive feature of the Trainers Quotes Site;
4.10.4 engage in transactions of any kind on the Trainers Quotes Site on behalf of any third party, or authorise, assist, or encourage any other person or entity to do so;
4.10.5 take any action that could reasonably cause any end user confusion as to our relationship with you, or as to the site on which any functions or transactions are occurring;
4.10.6 other than providing the Links on the Partner Site in accordance with this Agreement and any promotion contemplated by clause 4.11, post or serve any advertisements or promotional content promoting the Trainers Quotes Site;
4.10.7 post or serve any advertisements or promotional content promoting the Trainers Quotes Site or otherwise around or in conjunction with the display of the Trainers Quotes Site (e.g., through any “framing” technique or technology or pop-up windows or pop-under windows), or assist, authorise or encourage any third party to take any such action;
4.10.8 attempt to artificially increase monies payable to you by Trainers Quotes;
4.10.9 cause the Trainers Quotes Site (or any page thereof) to open in a visitor’s browser other than as a result of the visitor clicking on a Link on the Partner Site; or
4.10.10 attempt to intercept or redirect (including, without limitation, via user-installed software) traffic from or on any website that participates in our affiliate programme. If we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have engaged in any of the foregoing activities, we may (without limiting any other rights or remedies available to us) withhold any monies otherwise payable to you under this Agreement and/or terminate this Agreement.
4.11 If you contact any of your users to promote the Trainers Quotes Site or the Links, you shall make clear in the body of any such communication that such communication is made without the knowledge or involvement of Trainers Quotes and that any complaint that the relevant user may wish to make should be addressed to you and not Trainers Quotes
4.12 You shall at all times comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations May 2011, and any other related or similar legislation.
5. Trainers Quote’s Obligations
5.1 Trainers Quotes shall supply you with the Links for inclusion on the Partner Site and may update such Links from time to time.
5.2 Subject to you complying with Trainers Quote’s instructions with regard to tracking Customers accessing the Trainers Quotes Site via the Links on the Partner Site, Trainers Quotes shall use its best endeavours to ensure that whenever a Customer (as defined below in clause 6.3) links to the Trainers Quotes Site through the Links on the Partner Site and they subsequently place a bet with Trainers Quotes, the relevant Customer is identified as originating from the Partner Site. However, Trainers Quotes shall not be liable to you in any way if Trainers Quotes Site is unable to identify a Customer as originating
from the Partner Site.
5.3 Trainers Quotes shall be entitled to exercise any of its rights or fulfil any of its obligations hereunder (including without limitation its payment obligations pursuant to clause 6) through any company within Trainers Quotes’ Group (as defined below).
6.1 Trainers Quotes shall provide you with statements accessible through the website at “http://www.trainers-quotes.com/affiliates.php” detailing the number of Customers and your share of revenue, if any, which have accrued to you over the course of the calendar month. Such statements shall be updated daily. At the end of a calendar month Trainers Quotes shall record your total share of revenues, if any, during the previous calendar month (“Revenue Share”). In the event that a Revenue Share in any calendar month is a negative amount, Trainers Quotes shall be entitled but not obliged to carry forward and set off such negative amount against future Revenue Shares which would otherwise be payable to you. However Trainers Quotes shall also be entitled but not obliged to zero the negative balance that would otherwise be carried forward. If a Revenue Share does not exceed £50, Trainers Quotes shall be entitled to withhold and carry forward such sum until the end of the first calendar month in which the Revenue Share (including such carried forward sum) exceeds £50, at which time payment shall be made in accordance with clause 6.2.
For the avoidance of doubt, you will only receive a payout when there is a positive balance and it is greater than £50 in any given month.
6.2 Subject to clause 6.1, at the end of a calendar month, you may raise an invoice for the relevant Revenue Share payable by Trainers Quotes to you, which shall be paid within 28 days of receipt by Trainers Quotes of such invoice. However, raising an invoice is not a requirement by you as the relevant Revenue Share payable by Trainers Quotes to you shall be automatically raised and paid out (in accordance with clause 6.5) within 28 days of the end of the relevant calendar month. Such Revenue share shall be paid in pounds sterling, inclusive of VAT if applicable.
6.3 If an error is made in the calculation of your share of the Revenue Share, Trainers Quotes reserves the right to correct such calculation at any time and to reclaim from you any overpayment made by Trainers Quotes to you (including, without limitation, by way of reducing future payments which might otherwise be due to you from us from time to time).
6.4 All payments shall be made inclusive of VAT, if applicable.
7. Intellectual Property
7.1 Trainers Quotes grants you a non-exclusive and worldwide licence to display the Trainers Quotes brand features and related content (the “Trainers Quotes Content”) during the Term solely for the purposes of the display of the Links by you on the Partner Site as set out in this Agreement and in accordance with Trainers Quotes’ guidelines as may be provided to you from time to time. All intellectual property rights and any goodwill arising in the Links and in all betting products, associated systems and software relating to the services provided by Trainers Quotes to its customers from time to time shall remain the property of Trainers Quotes. You are not permitted to use the Trainers Quotes Content in any way that is detrimental to Trainers Quotes or the reputation or goodwill of Trainers Quotes. You are not permitted to alter or modify in any way the Trainers Quotes Content without the express prior written consent of Trainers Quotes.
7.2 You agree that the Partner Site shall not resemble in any way the look and/or feel of the Trainers Quotes Site, nor will you create the impression that the Partner Site is the Trainers Quotes Site (or any part thereof).
8.1 Each party to this Agreement represents and warrants to the other that it has, and will retain throughout the Term all right, title and authority to enter into this Agreement, to grant to the other party the rights and licences granted in this Agreement and to perform all of its obligations under this Agreement.
8.2 You warrant, represent and undertake to us that you have obtained and will maintain in force all necessary registrations, authorisations, consents and licences to enable you to fulfil your obligations under this Agreement and that you fully comply with, and shall continue to fully comply with, all applicable laws and regulations.
8.3 You represent, warrant and undertake that the Partner Site shall contain no material which is defamatory, pornographic, unlawful, harmful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, harassing, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable or discriminatory, violent, politically sensitive or otherwise controversial or in breach of any third party rights and shall not link to any such material.
8.4 You warrant that you shall at all times comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and any other related legislation and you shall indemnify on demand and hold harmless Trainers Quotes from and against any and all losses, demands, claims, damages, costs, expenses (including, but not limited to, consequential losses and loss of profit, reasonable legal costs and expenses and VAT thereon if applicable) and liabilities suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, by Trainers Quotes in consequence of any breach by you of this warranty.
We make no representation that the operation of the Trainers Quotes Site will be uninterrupted or error-free and we will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors.
You (the “Indemnifying Party”) shall indemnify on demand and hold harmless Trainers Quotes and each of Trainers Quotes’ associates, officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders and partners (the “Indemnified Party”) from and against any and all losses, demands, claims, damages, costs, expenses (including without limitation consequential losses and loss of profit, reasonable legal costs and expenses and VAT thereon if applicable) and liabilities suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, by the Indemnified Party in consequence of any breach, non performance or non observance by the Indemnifying Party of any of the obligations or warranties on the part of the Indemnifying Party contained in this Agreement.
11. Exclusion of Liability
11.1 Nothing in this clause 11.1 shall limit Trainers Quote’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from Trainers Quote’s negligence or for fraud.
11.2 Trainers Quotes shall not be liable, in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence) or for breach of statutory duty or in any other way for:
11.2.1 loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings; or
11.2.2 any loss of goodwill or reputation; or
11.2.3 any indirect or consequential losses
in any case, whether or not such losses were within the contemplation of the parties at the date of this Agreement, or any other matter under this Agreement.
11.3 The liability of Trainers Quotes shall not, in any event, exceed the sum of the total monies paid by Trainers Quotes to you over the 12 month period preceding the date on which such liability accrued.
12. Term and Events of Default
12.1 This Agreement shall start on the date that we notify you that your application has been successful in accordance with clause 3. This Agreement shall continue thereafter unless and until terminated in accordance with clauses 12.2 or 12.3 (the “Term”).
12.2 Notwithstanding clause 12.1, either party (“Non-Defaulting Party”) may bring the Term to an end with immediate effect by written notice to the other party (“Defaulting Party”) if:
12.2.1 the Defaulting Party commits a breach of its material obligations under this Agreement and in the case of a remediable breach, fails to remedy it within 30 days of the date of receipt of notice from the other;
12.2.2 the Defaulting Party becomes insolvent or unable to pay its debts (as defined in Section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986), proposes a voluntary arrangement, has a receiver, administrator or manager appointed over the whole or any part of its business or assets or if any petition shall be presented, order shall be made or resolution passed for its winding up (except for the purposes of a bona fide amalgamation or reconstruction), bankruptcy or dissolution or if it shall otherwise propose or enter into any composition or arrangement with its creditors or any class of them, or it ceases to carry on business or if it claims the benefit of any statutory moratorium.
12.3 Either party may terminate this Agreement on delivery of four weeks’ prior written notice to the other party.
12.4 If you do not deliver 1 new customer registration within a period of three months (billed months) we may terminate this Agreement immediately by delivery of written notice to you.
12.5 Each party shall forthwith give notice in writing to the other party of any event within clause 12.2.2 which occurs during the Term and which would entitle the other party to bring the Term to an end.
12.6 Without prejudice to clause 12.3, we reserve the right to terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason immediately by delivery of written notice to you.
12.7 The parties shall have no further obligations or rights under this Agreement after the end of the Term, without prejudice to any obligations or rights which have accrued to either party at the time when the Agreement ends save that clauses 1, 2, 4.7, 4.12, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.7, and 13, together with those other clauses the survival of which is necessary for the interpretation or enforcement of this Agreement, shall continue to have effect after the end of the Term.
13.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement and understanding of the parties and supersedes any previous agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. Each of the parties acknowledges and agrees that in entering into this Agreement, and the documents referred to in it, it does not rely on, and shall have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person (whether party to this Agreement or not) other than as expressly set out in this Agreement. Nothing in this clause shall operate to limit or exclude any liability for fraud.
13.2 If either party fails to pay by the due date any amount payable by it under this Agreement, the other party shall be entitled but not obliged to charge simple interest on the overdue amount, from the due date up
to the date of actual payment, at the rate of 2% per cent per annum above the base rate for the time being of Barclays Bank Plc.
13.3 In no event will any delay, failure or omission (in whole or in part) in enforcing, exercising or pursuing any right, power, privilege, claim or remedy conferred by or arising under this Agreement or by law, be deemed to be or construed as a waiver of that or any other right, power, privilege, claim or remedy in respect of the circumstances in question, or operate so as to bar the enforcement of that, or any other right, power, privilege, claim or remedy, in any other instance at any time or times subsequently.
13.4 You shall not without the prior written consent of the other party assign at law or in equity (including without limitation by way of a charge or declaration of trust), sub-license or deal with this Agreement or any rights under this Agreement, or sub-contract any or all of its obligations under it or purport to do any of the same. Any purported assignment in breach of this clause shall confer no rights on the purported assignee.
13.5 If any provision of this Agreement shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.
13.6 Any notice given or made under this Agreement to Trainers Quotes shall be sent by email to the relevant email Affiliates Manager. Please click here to contact us. Trainers Quotes shall send you any notices given or made under this Agreement to the email address supplied on your application form or such other email address as notified by you to Trainers Quotes. Any notice shall be deemed to have been received within two hours of delivery provided that if deemed receipt occurs before 9.00a.m. on a Business Day the notice shall be deemed to have been received at 9.00a.m. on that day, and if deemed receipt occurs after 5.00p.m. on a Business Day, or on any day which is not a Business Day, the notice shall be deemed to have been received at 9.00a.m. on the next Business Day. “Business Day” shall mean any day which is not a Saturday, a Sunday or a bank or public holiday in England.
13.7 Each party undertakes that it will not at any time hereafter use, divulge or communicate to any person, except to its professional representatives or advisers or as may be required by law or any legal or regulatory authority, any confidential information concerning the business or affairs of the other party or of any member of the group of companies to which the other party belongs which may have or may in future come to its knowledge and each of the parties shall use its reasonable endeavours to prevent the publication or disclosure of any confidential information concerning such matters.
13.8 Nothing in this Agreement is intended to or shall operate to create a partnership between the parties, or to authorise either party to act as agent for the other, and neither party shall have authority to act in the name or on behalf of or otherwise to bind the other in any way (including but not limited to the making of any representation or warranty, the assumption of any obligation or liability and the exercise of any right or power).
13.9 Neither party shall make any announcement relating to this Agreement or its subject matter without the prior written approval of the other party except as required by law or by any legal or regulatory authority.
13.10 Except insofar as this Agreement expressly provides that a third party may in his own right enforce a term of this Agreement, a person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to rely upon or enforce any term of this Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.
13.11 The validity, construction and performance of this Agreement (and any claim, dispute or matter arising under or in connection with it or its enforceability) shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the law of England and Wales. Each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts over any claim, dispute or matter arising under or in connection with this Agreement or its enforceability.
13.12 In case of any discrepancy between the meanings of any translated versions of this Agreement, the meaning of the English Language version shall prevail.
14. Changes to this Agreement
This Agreement has not been varied or otherwise amended as at 20th March.
As a customer of Trainers Quotes, we have a number of obligations to you with regard to the management of your personal information under the Data Protection Act 1998.
This policy sets out the way in which we will deal with the information that you provide to allow us to manage your relationship with the company.
We collect personal information from customers for the purposes of:
- setting up and managing your account
- building up personal profiles and
- providing you with information about promotional offers.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any information that we hold about you is accurate and current.
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our management of your information, please contact us by email, or by telephone to your usual customer care number.
Monitoring of Transactions
All of your bets and account transactions are recorded on our computer systems. We also carry out routine monitoring of all transactions as they take place to assist us in improving the service that we provide to you.
Your telephone conversations with our call centre agents may be recorded to assist in the training of our agents, and in the resolution of any queries arising from the service you receive.
Internet bets – Cookies & Tracking
Transactions carried out on our Internet websites automatically collect information using cookies. A “cookie” is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser.
Cookies are used on this site, to allow you to login to the site and to check that your computer is still logged in to the same session while you browse from page to page.
Security and Privacy
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is kept securely and protected from unauthorised access.
Retention and Disposal
We are required by Law to retain and make available financial information for a period of 7 years. Other personal information will be retained only while it has relevance to your account with us, or to our obligations to you. All information not required for legal purposes will be destroyed within 5 years of an account being closed.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the privacy of personal information is maintained on disposal. To this end, all hardcopy (paper etc) documentation is shredded, and all information held on computer media is erased when they are no longer required.
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. Some of the data processors engaged to process personal data may be based outside of the European Economic Area. Therefore, by browsing our web site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of your personal data in this way.
Trainers Quotes is committed to providing customers with a secure environment. Therefore, as part of our security procedures we do, from time to time, screen the data supplied to us by our
customers. The purpose of the screening is to protect both our customers and us against identity fraud and is carried out in strict accordance with Data Protection Act guidelines.
Responsible and Fair Gambling
Gambling is an exciting adult leisure pursuit and, at Trainers Quotes, we want our customers to enjoy there time with us. We are committed to providing our customers with an efficient, secure, fair and socially responsible service. We therefore have in place a number of measures that we believe both assist and reassure customers:
Rules. All transactions with Trainers Quotes are covered by our general terms and conditions and third party banking.
Dispute resolution. If you are unhappy with any aspect of our service, please contact Customer Services. To help deal as quickly as possible with issues, we have specialist teams to deal with any matters.
Systems Security. Data and Systems security is paramount in the overall design and operation of all Trainers Quotes services. We employ advanced security systems to protect your all your personal and financial information, to ensure it is not accessible to anyone but Trainers Quotes.
Secure Socket layer (SSL) technology, certified by the leading security organisation, Thawte, is implemented to encrypt all confidential data.
Under Age Gambling. It is against the law for those under 18 to gamble and Trainers Quotes takes its responsibilities in this regard very seriously. Anyone under the age of 18 found to be using the site will have there membership terminated immediately and could be reported to the police.
Responsible Gambling. We provide customers with a range of options to assist them gamble responsibly:
Self-exclusion or Opt-out. On request, Trainers Quotes will close any customer’s account or accounts for a minimum period of 6 months during which time it will not be possible for the account(s) to be re-opened for any reason. During the period of opt-out, Trainers Quotes will do all it can to prevent new accounts being re-opened An account that is simply ‘closed’ can be re-opened by the customer at any time. To use our self exclusion option,
contact us with details of all the accounts you have opened with us.
Staff training. All our customer service staff receive awareness training on problem gambling issues.
Keeping control. Whilst the majority of people do gamble within their means, for some gambling can become a problem. It may help you to keep control to remember the following:
Gambling should be entertaining and not seen as a way of making money
Avoid chasing losses
Only gamble what you can afford to lose
Keep track of the time and amount you spend gambling
If you want to have a break from gambling you can use our self exclusion option by emailing us – click here to contact us with details of all the accounts you have opened with us. Trainers Quotes will then close your account(s) for a minimum period of 6 months, during which time it will not be possible for the account(s) to be re-opened for any reason.
If you need to talk to someone about problem gambling then contact GamCare.
GamCare is a registered charity that provides confidential telephone
support and counselling to anyone who is affected by problem gambling. GamCare can be contacted on 0845 6000 133 (local rate from UK) or by clicking here.
Problem Gambling. If you are concerned that gambling may have
taken over your (or someone else’s life) then the following questions may help you find out:
Do you stay away from work, college or school to gamble?
Do you gamble to escape from a boring or unhappy life?
When gambling and you run out of money, do you feel lost and in despair and need to gamble again as soon as possible?
Do you gamble until your last penny is gone, even the fare home or the cost of a cup of tea?
Have you ever lied to cover up the amount of money or time you have spent gambling?
Have others ever criticised your gambling?
Have you lost interest in your family, friends or hobbies?
After losing, do you feel you must try and win back your losses as soon as possible?
Do arguments, frustrations or disappointments make you want to gamble?
Do you feel depressed or even suicidal because of your gambling?
The more you answer ‘yes’ to these questions, the more likely you are to have a serious gambling problem. To speak to someone about this contact the GamCare confidential helpline on 0845 6000 133 or visit their website at http://www.gamcare.org.uk for further information.