Real Bridge Games Ltd Privacy and Cookies Policy

Last updated: 30 December 2023

This privacy policy explains how Real Bridge Games Ltd uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our websites.

Your Data

What data do we collect?

Real Bridge Games Ltd collects the following data:

  • Player names and IDs.
  • Names of directors and officials.
  • Bridge results obtained whilst playing on RealBridge.
  • Names and contact information provided by potential or actual users or customers of RealBridge, or entrants to RealBridge events and competitions. This may include the name, telephone number, email address and mailing address.
  • Account, contractual and contact information for its customers (such as bridge clubs, organisations and tournament organisers). This includes contact details for employees or representatives of the customer, which may include the name, telephone number, email address and mailing address.
  • Data provided by bridge organisations for the purpose of validating membership information.

What is the legal basis for collecting this data?

The collection and processing of this data is necessary for Real Bridge Games Ltd to operate its service and to comply with its contracts with its customers. By participating in a session on RealBridge, or otherwise interacting with Real Bridge Games Ltd, you agree that the data will be collected and processed as described in this policy.

How do we collect your data?

You, bridge event organisers, and bridge organisations directly provide Real Bridge Games Ltd with all of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when:

  • You join a Session on RealBridge.
  • You use or view our websites via your browser’s cookies.
  • You contact us with a request for information, a demonstration, a practice session, support, etc.
  • You enter an event or competition that we organise.
  • A bridge event organiser provides data to be used in configuring a Session on RealBridge.
  • A bridge event organiser creates or modifies an account with Real Bridge Games Ltd.
  • A bridge organisation provides us with membership data.

How will we use your data?

Real Bridge Games Ltd collects your data so that we can:

  • Operate bridge Sessions played on the RealBridge platform.
  • Operate events and competitions.
  • Send you information that you have requested regarding the RealBridge platform, demonstrations, practice sessions, etc.
  • Provide support at your request.
  • Display, publish and distribute results of bridge sessions, events, and competitions.
  • Supply results to the event organiser.
  • Collate and analyse results in order to identify behaviour that may contravene the rules of the event or the Real Bridge Games Ltd Terms and Conditions.
  • Convey collated results or analysis to the event organiser and to such bridge organisations as Real Bridge Games Ltd may consider appropriate.
  • Carry out statistical analysis.
  • Maintain account and billing information with our customers.
  • Validate player names and IDs against data supplied by the relevant bridge organisation, and report discrepancies to the event organiser.

How do we store your data?

Data is stored securely in the UK unless otherwise noted below.

Real Bridge Games Ltd retains results from Sessions during and after the Session. We will keep your name, ID and results indefinitely. The data is stored securely on the relevant game-server, which may be in the UK, the EU or Australia, depending on the location of the Session.

Contact information that you send us requesting information, demonstrations, practice sessions, etc, or for entering an event or competition, may be retained for our records, but is not used for any other purpose unless you have given us permission to do so.

Real Bridge Games Ltd stores account, contractual and contact information relating to its customers permanently. The data is available only to the customer and to Real Bridge Games Ltd.

Real Bridge Games Ltd stores membership data supplied by bridge organisations continuously. The complete data is available only to Real Bridge Games Ltd. The data is stored securely on the relevant game-server.

What are your data protection rights?

Real Bridge Games Ltd would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to ask Real Bridge Games Ltd for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Real Bridge Games Ltd correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Real Bridge Games Ltd to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Real Bridge Games Ltd restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Real Bridge Games Ltd’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using one of the methods at the bottom of this page.


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How do we use cookies?

Real Bridge Games Ltd uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our websites, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our websites
  • Retaining the settings you use whilst using RealBridge

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our websites use:

  • Functionality—Real Bridge Games Ltd uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. Only first-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website and application features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our websites contain links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our websites, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Real Bridge Games Ltd keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on the date shown at the top of this page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Real Bridge Games Ltd’s privacy policy or the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise any of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Real Bridge Games Ltd has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. Website: