If you have any questions about how we handle your Personal Data or about data protection in general, you can reach us at [Insert e-mail].
Handling of Personal Data
In the following, we would like to inform you about our handling of Personal Data when you use this website.
Unless otherwise described in the following sections, the legal basis for handling your Personal Data follows from the necessity of such handling for the provision of the functionalities requested by you on this website (Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR).
Accessing the website
When you call up our website, your browser transmits certain data to our web server for technical reasons in order to provide you with the information you have called up. To enable you to visit the website, the following data is collected, stored for a short time and used:
- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (specific page)
- Operating system and its interface
- Access status / HTTP status code
- Amount of data transferred
- Website from which the request came
- Browser, language and version of the browser software
In addition, we store this data for a limited period of time to protect our legitimate interests, in order to be able to trace Personal Data in the event of unauthorized access or attempted access to our servers (Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
To provide our website, we use the services of SiteGround Hosting Ltd of 7th Floor, 50 Broadway, SW1H 0DB, London, United Kingdom who process the below-mentioned data and all data to be processed in connection with the operation of our website on our behalf. The legal basis for the data processing is our legitimate interest in providing our website (Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
If you contact us, we process the following data from you for the purpose of processing and handling your request: first name, last name, e-mail address, and, if applicable, other information if you have provided it, and your message. The legal basis for the data processing is our obligation to fulfill the contract and/or to fulfill our pre-contractual obligations and/or our legitimate interest in processing your request (Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR).
Profile and account
If you create a user account, we will collect your email address and password. As a provider of services Within your profile you are able to delete your account at any time. Your data will be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1)(c) of the GDPR).
Alternatively, you are able to sign up using the convenience log in and sign up from Facebook or Google. For Facebook and Google log in and sign up, you will be asked to provide your basic information (i.e., name, email address, and display picture) linked to your account. If granted, your username and password will be auto generated to fill in the rest of required user data. When registering via Facebook`s and Google`s connect function, you agree to the relevant terms and conditions and consent to certain data from your respective profile of being transferred to us.
When using our services
We process the data of our registered users in order to be able to provide our tournaments as well as to ensure the security of our services and to be able to develop it further. The legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data is the establishment and implementation of the user contract (Art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR) for the use of the service as well as your consent (Art. 6(1)(c) of the GDPR). We store the data until you delete your user account. Insofar as legal retention periods are to be observed, storage also takes place beyond the time of deletion of a user account. You may withdraw your consent and request us to stop using and/or disclosing your Personal Data by submitting your request to us in writing.
Insofar as you have also given us your consent to process your Personal Data for marketing and advertising purposes, we are entitled to contact you for these purposes via the communication channels you have given your consent to.
You may give us your consent in a number of ways including by selecting a box on a form where we seek your permission, or sometimes your consent is implied from your interactions or contractual relationship. Where your consent is implied, it is on the basis that you would have a reasonable expectation of receiving a marketing communication based on your interactions or contractual relationship with us.
Our Marketing generally takes the form of e-mail but may also include other less traditional or emerging channels. These forms of contact will be managed by us, or by our contracted service providers. Every directly addressed marketing sent by us or on our behalf will include a means by which you may unsubscribe or opt out.
We also participate in Affiliate Programs with certain online Casino Providers. Affiliate programs are designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking. As such our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means that we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. You will never be charged a fee through one of our affiliate links, however you may get a discounted rate of the relevant affiliates services and we will make a small commission. Our editorial content and the handling of your Personal Data is however not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships.
Transfer of data for processing on our behalf
We sometimes use specialized service providers to process your data. Our service providers are carefully selected and regularly monitored by us. They process Personal Data only on our behalf and strictly in accordance with our instructions on the basis of corresponding contracts for commissioned processing.
Processing of data outside the EU / EEA
Some of your data may also be processed in countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), where there may generally be a lower level of data protection than in Europe. In these cases, we ensure that a sufficient level of data protection is guaranteed for your data, e.g., via contractual agreements with our contractual partners (copy available on request), or we ask for your express consent.
External services and content on our website
We include external services or content on our website. When you use such a service or when third-party content is displayed to you, communication data is exchanged between you and the respective provider for technical reasons.
In addition, the provider of the respective services or content may process your Personal Data for further, own purposes. We have configured services or content from providers who are known to process Personal Data for their own purposes to the best of our knowledge and belief in such a way that either communication for purposes other than the presentation of the content or services on our website does not take place, or communication only takes place when you actively decide to use the service. However, as we have no control over the Personal Data collected by third parties and its processing by them, we cannot provide any binding information on the purpose and scope of the processing of your Personal Data.
For further information on the purpose and scope of the processing of your Personal Data, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective providers responsible under data protection law for the services or content we integrate:
- Fonts: Google Font API by Google LLC
- Tag Management: Google Tag Manager and Google Site Tag by Google LLC
- Content Management System: Automattic Inc
Information about your rights
The following rights are available to you under applicable data protection laws:
- Right to obtain information about the data we hold about you;
- Right to rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
- Right to object to processing which serves our legitimate interest;
- Right to data portability;
- Right to complain to a supervisory authority;
- You can revoke your consent to the collection, processing and use of your Personal Data at any time with effect for the future.
If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us.
In the event that you wish to make a Data Subject Access Request, you may inform us in writing of the same. We will respond to requests regarding access and correction as soon as reasonably possible. Should we not be able to respond to your request within thirty (30) days after receiving your request, we will inform you in writing within thirty (30) days of the time by which we will be able to respond to your request. If we are unable to provide you with any Personal Data or to make a correction requested by you, we shall generally inform you of the reasons why we are unable to do so (except where we are not required to do so under the respective legal regulations mentioned above).
Our data processing is subject to the principle that we only process the Personal Data that is necessary for the use of our services. In doing so, we take great care to ensure that your privacy and the confidentiality of all Personal Data are always guaranteed.
All transmitted data is protected by TLS encryption. Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol used to ensure secure data transmission on the Internet. The public-private key procedure is used here. This means that data encrypted with a publicly accessible key can only be decrypted again with a separate private key.
We also use technical and organizational security measures (TOMs) throughout the company to protect the data we manage from you against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons.
Nonetheless, databases or data sets that include Personal Data may be breached inadvertently or through wrongful intrusion. Upon becoming aware of a data breach, we will notify all affected individuals whose Personal Data may have been compromised, and the notice will be accompanied by a description of the action being taken to reconcile any damage as a result of the data breach. Notices will be provided as expeditiously as possible after which the breach was discovered.
Personal Data and children
Our services are aimed at people aged 18 and over. We will not knowingly collect, use, or disclose Personal Data from minors under the age of 18 without first obtaining consent from a legal guardian through direct offline contact.
Changes and Updates
Concerns and Contact
If you have any concerns about a possible compromise of your privacy or misuse of your Personal Data on our part, or any other questions or comments, or wish to exercise your rights under applicable laws, please contact us.