Your privacy is very important to Rational Poker School Limited is owned and controlled by a group of companies known as the “Rational Group” and is the owner and operator of the websites located at www.pokerstars.net and www.fulltiltpoker.net (the “Sites”).
Where used and the context allows, the term “Group” means Rational Poker School Limited (“RPSL”) together with its subsidiaries and any holding company of RPSL and any subsidiary of such holding company and any company associated with the group of companies known as Rational Group (herein collectively referred to as “RPSL”, “Group” “we” or “us”),
What information is collected and for what purpose
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:-
- to provide the Services to you;
- identification and vetting purposes;
- statistical analysis and research;
- research and development;
- marketing, market research and customer profiling;
- data analysis;
- to comply with licensing and regulatory requirements; and
- determine your geographic location.
We may disclose your personal information:
- if required to do so by law or by regulatory authority;
- if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary:
- to comply with any law or comply with legal process served on us;
- to protect and defend our rights or property;
- to any regulatory body or licensing body or authority;
- to third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf;
- to any third party that purchases us or our business or any part of us or our business;
- with your consent;
- for the purposes of disaster recovery; or
- as set out in Section 5 below.
We 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 in relation to the transfer of such personal information.
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 your Stars 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 their Stars 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 User Account Stars 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 Stars ID. If you do not agree to this, you must not use Home Games.
Limits of Confidentiality
Legally Required Disclosures: Due to the legal, regulatory and security environment in which we operate, we 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. We will use reasonable endeavours to limit such disclosure to the following: where we believe in good faith that we are 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 our 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 our third party agents 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.
Who receives your information?
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.
Your rights in relation to your information
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 Support. 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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Detailed information about cookies and how we use them on the Sites may be found in the Cookies Policy – Rational Group which also describes how you can turn off cookies or control which cookies are set on your Device (see in particular the section headed ‘How to manage your cookie settings’).
Who are we?
Rational Poker School Limited
Douglas Bay Complex
King Edward Road
Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ
Updated April 2016