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Your privacy is very important to Rational Poker School Limited (referred to herein as “PokerStars”, “we” or us”), the owner and operator of the website located at www.pokerstars.net (the “Site”). We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of the personal information collected by us in order to allow you to enjoy playing poker online at the Site, by safeguarding it utilizing the best in class software and hardware architecture, techniques, methods and procedures. We will comply with the terms of the Isle of Man’s Data Protection Act 2002 when processing your personal information.
As part of the Site account opening process and to allow us to provide services to you, we will ask you to provide us with certain personal information, including a name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address and password as well as to certify that you are at least 18 years old or older in jurisdictions in which the minimum age for use of the Service is greater than 18. For the purposes of using the Service via the Mobile Software, you will be required to consent to the use of location-based services (LBS) by us to detect your geographic location. We may also use your information to verify your credentials from third parties including identification verification agencies for the purposes of us providing services to you. In addition, when you use the Service we store certain personal information, including information on your activity on the Site and information held on Devices (defined below) or systems that you use, to allow us to enhance the services that we provide to you.
We, members of our Group, our affiliates and third parties providing services on our behalf will use your personal information for various purposes such as:-
We may disclose your personal information:
We and other members of our corporate Group may occasionally send you events and news information or information regarding new services and to provide you with customer support services. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter.
Your personal information may be processed by us, other members or our group, our affiliates, our agents and third parties providing services to us, in jurisdictions outside of the Isle of Man and the European Economic Area. In this event we will comply with the terms of the Isle of Man’s Data Protection Act 2002.
We will only use your name in publicity materials with your consent.
The name you register with us must be your own name. In addition, it is very important that you complete the account details with valid information, since it will be used for the aforementioned purposes. You are required to advise us of any relevant changes to your personal information.
Users are able to change account details by selecting an account option in the downloaded software.
You should also do your part in protecting your information. Your Login Credentials are confidential and you are obliged to keep your Login Credentials secret and confidential at all times and to take all efforts to protect their secrecy and confidentiality.
Please note that, if you use our Home Games service, your PokerStars player account User ID will also be your Club Manager or Member identifier, and will be displayed to the Club Manager and Members in the Home Games lobby, Club lobby and (if the Club Manager opts-in for inclusion in directories) public directories of Clubs. Thus, people who know you through Home Games and/or your Club will also know the identity of your PokerStars player account User ID. If you do not agree to this, you must not use Home Games.
Legally Required Disclosures: Due to the legal, regulatory and security environment in which we operate, PokerStars may be required, under certain circumstances, to disclose personally identifiable information about our Users and we may not be permitted to inform you that we have done so. PokerStars will use reasonable endeavours to limit such disclosure to the following: where PokerStars believes in good faith that it is required to do so in response to a subpoena, warrant or other legal process; or where reasonably necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities to preserve and/or enforce PokerStars' rights. Further, we can, and you authorize us to, disclose your User identification, name, street address, city, state, post code, country, phone number, e-mail, and company information to third party agents of PokerStars or official government bodies as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity or activity that may expose us to legal liability.
All recipients of your personal information shall be bound by applicable data protection laws to keep your personal information private at no less a level than that by which we are bound.
We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. You can write to us at any time to review, change, obtain a copy of your information or have your details altered or corrected in accordance with your rights under the Isle of Man’s Data Protection Act 2002 and in this event we may require evidence of your identity. In order to contact us regarding your information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We may in certain circumstances levy a small charge to cover the cost of administration regarding any request made by you in this regard.
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