Terms of Use - Ranking Hero
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The present Terms of Service regulate your use of the RankingHero.com website as a user and as a member publishing content. Please read the contract detailed below. In case of non acceptance of any part of the present document, you will not be allowed to use the RankingHero.com website. The services described in the terms of service are provided by RKH JSC.

1. Service

RankingHero.com is a social media platform for the poker industry. RankingHero.com is available on the internet and accessible through a web browser.

2. Registration and use of RankingHero.com website

The use of the present website is subordinate to a contract between you and RankingHero.com. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions specified in the contract. You acknowledge and agree that RankingHero.com interpret your use as acceptance of the present terms of service.
The release of all services provided by RankingHero.com is subject to the conditions detailed in Article 4.

3. General rules and restrictions for all users

By accessing the RankingHero.com website you agree to these general rules and restrictions:
Do not use the website in violation of third party rights, including copyrights.
Do not post any content that violates anyone else's rights or does not meet the conditions of use of the website.
Do not copy any part of the present website and its services.
Do not solicit users of the Website for commercial purposes.
Do not alter the security and availability of the website with intrusion, reverse engineering, denial of service, malicious code, etc.
Do not alter, modify, or impair any part of the website
Do not undertake any action that might violate the rights and financial, commercial, economic and moral interests of RankingHero.com or any other user.
Do not disclose information covered by the secrecy of correspondence. You acknowledge and agree that RankingHero.com can refuse access to, suspend or discontinue the Website and services at any time, at its own discretion and without notice.
You agree to be solely responsible for any breach of the present terms of service and the ensuing consequences. You release RankingHero.com from any liability for your actions and any violation of the law or third party rights that you may commit while using the website.

4. User Types

Users of the website are defined as: Visitor: Unregistered user is called Visitor. He/she can have access to all the free sections of the website.
Member: Registered user is called Member. He/she can have access to all the free sections and the sections reserved to Members.
Event Organizer: A Member who has access to the Tournament Editor interface is called an
Event Organizer. He/she has the same right and access as a Visitor and a Member but he/she also has an exclusive access to tournament publishing tools.
Certified: A Member who meets all the requirements may be upgraded to Certified Player or Pro or Member. Certified means that the RankingHero.com administration team guarantees that the person controlling the account acts in his/her real name, or represents the official physical entity.

5. Content submitted by members

Content published by members on Rankinghero.com can be of different nature: blog and social content: pictures, text and videos published on the member’s blog or in interaction with other users. Poker data: tournament result suggestions and additions, live event coverage, upcoming poker festivals.
After his/her registration, a Member can publish and submit content.
After the initial validation of the account, RankingHero.com cannot be held responsible for the Content provided by third parties. The website reserves the right to decide whether content complies with the conditions specified in the present Terms of Service and may remove or delete, without notice and on its sole discretion, any content that violates these conditions and to close the account which has submitted this content.
As members, you keep all the copyrights and your intellectual property on your content.
However, in order to allow the promotion of your content on the RankingHero.com platform, you are granting a non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, distribute and run the content that you've submitted. You also agree that each user on RankingHero.com can access your content, and that users can share and use your content as allowed through the functionality of the website and the website only. These rights cease to apply when you remove or delete your content from the website.

6. Prohibited Content

Members agree to: Not submit content that is not theirs and violates any copyright unless they have explicit permission from the rights holder. Not submit child pornography content or content promoting child pornography. Not submit unlawful, threatening, harassing, hateful or insulting content. In the event of prohibited content published online, RankingHero.com reserves the right to remove this content and delete the Member's account without prior notice.

7. Limitation of Liability

To the extent required by applicable law or regulation, the Administrators and the company shall not be liable for any damages, including without limitation, for any special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this web site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law, or any event connect to a third party site, even if the company has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In particular, the Administrators and the company shall not be liable for the pirating of all or part of the Site and the damage that piracy would entail for a User or any third party.
RankingHero.com is not responsible for the content submitted by users and cannot be held responsible: In case of insulting or defamatory communications from one user to another
In case of violation of copyright
In case of interruption of services on RankingHero.com
In case of content loss or deletion, accidental or otherwise.
In case of disclosure of a user's login information that is not due to an error on RankingHero.com
However, RankingHero.com agrees to seek a solution to these problems as quickly as possible.
RankingHero.com has the right to modify services and content provided to Visitor and Member without prior notice.

8 Duration and Termination

8.1 The present contract is for an indefinite duration. RankingHero.com has the right to modify this contract at any time. For Visitors and Members, any amendment to this contract will not require any explicit agreement, the use of the site implies acceptance of the new terms.

8.2 A member can request the termination of his/her account. In this case, the contract will be de facto terminated.

9 Privacy Policy

We collect personal and activity data, which may be linked.

We use technologies like cookies (small files stored on your browser), web beacons, or unique device identifiers to identify your computer or device so we can deliver a better experience. Our systems also log information like your browser, operating system and IP address.

We also may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us, such as your name, address, phone number or email address. With your permission, we may also access other personal information on your device, such as your phone book, calendar or messages, in order to provide services to you. If authorized by you, we may also access profile and other information from services like Facebook.

Our systems may associate this personal information with your activities in the course of providing service to you (such as pages you view or things you click on or search for).

We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please contact us so we can promptly obtain parental consent or remove the information.

We may collect but do not share your location history.

To customize our service for you, we may collect and store your precise geographic location as part of your user profile. This data generally is not shared with others. We may ask for your consent on your first use of the service.

You can request to see your personal data.

You can sign into your account to see any personally identifiable information we have stored, such as your name, email, address or phone number. You can also contact us by email to request to see this information.

We may keep data indefinitely.

We may share personal data with companies we trust.

We may share personally identifiable information (such as name, address, email or phone) with trusted partners in order to provide you with relevant advertising, offers or services.

California residents are legally entitled (at no charge and no more than once annually) to request information about how we may have shared your information with others for direct marketing purposes. Contact us for this information:

No ad companies collect data through our service.
We do not allow advertising companies to collect data through our service for ad targeting.

Privacy Policy and Choices

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please contact us:

Service providers access data on our behalf.
In order to serve you, we may share your personal and anonymous information with other companies, including vendors and contractors. Their use of information is limited to these purposes, and subject to agreements that require them to keep the information confidential. Our vendors provide assurance that they take reasonable steps to safeguard the data they hold on our behalf, although data security cannot be guaranteed.

Analytics companies may access anonymous data (such as your IP address or device ID) to help us understand how our services are used. They use this data solely on our behalf. They do not share it except in aggregate form; no data is shared as to any individual user. Click to see company privacy policies that govern their use of data.

We take steps to protect personal information.
We take reasonable steps to secure your personally identifiable information against unauthorized access or disclosure. We encrypt transmission of data on pages where you provide payment information. However, no security or encryption method can be guaranteed to protect information from hackers or human error.

Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business.

Special situations may require disclosure of your data.
To operate the service, we also may make identifiable and anonymous information available to third parties in these limited circumstances: (1) with your express consent, (2) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, (3) when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to protect our rights or property, or (4) to any successor or purchaser in a merger, acquisition, liquidation, dissolution or sale of assets. Your consent will not be required for disclosure in these cases, but we will attempt to notify you, to the extent permitted by law to do so.

You can review more privacy-related information.
This privacy policy was last updated on March, the 25th, 2014. Our privacy policy may change from time to time. If we make any material changes to our policies, we will place a prominent notice on our website or application. If the change materially affects registered users, we will send a notice to you by email, push notification or text.