Bridge Base Online ("BBO") is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement applies to the data collected by BBO through the Bridge Base Online web pages and the original BBO program (collectively, the Site); it does not apply to data collected through other online or offline BBO sites, products or services.
We will ask you for your username and password during the registration process. We will ask for it again each time you log in and occasionally during the session.
If you choose to engage in commerce on our site, we may ask you for your real name, address, telephone number, and credit card details. You can opt to have us remember your name, address, and telephone number and credit card expiration date as a convenience for you. We will not store your credit card number or credit card security code.
If you choose to play in tournaments sponsored by a National Bridge Organization ( "NBO" -- for example, the ACBL ) we will ask you for your player number in that NBO to allow us to report your results.
We record visitor IP addresses, usernames, and many details of site activity.
We may record all chat, including private chat between usernames.
We record hands played on the site. This information is made publicly available.
In support of these uses, BBO may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related BBO products or services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications
We may use your personal information to provide you with information about products or services you may be interested in.
Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which BBO or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
BBO may also disclose your personal information to cooperate with our partners in abuse-related investigations. For instance: ACBL requires that BBO report the names of players who have been banned from ACBL games.
Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on the Site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to BBO in the context of other, separately operated, BBO products or services.
Our support staff and some of our yellow volunteers can look up your IP address and, in addition, identity other aliases that you have might have used previously.
Our support staff can look up your entire profile, aliases, purchase history and chatlogs. Our accounting staff can look up your prior transactions (including yourreal name, address and phone number, if you supplied this information during commerce).
Your chat logs, including your private chat logs, are recorded to local storage in some versions of the Site. You have the ability to direct that these versions of the Site stop recording chat. You also have the abilty to erase previously logged chat. Both can be found in the Preferences section of the Site.
Some versions of the Site grant you the ability to automatically save hands that you have either played or viewed. You have the ability to specify that these versions of the Site stop recording hands. This can be specified in the Preferences section of the Site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you return to the web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site's features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use interactive features of this or other web sites that depend on cookies.
Bridge Base Online, Ltd.
2805 High Sail Court
Las Vegas, NV