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Welcome to Broadmeadow

Watch out for updates regularly.  

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WHAT TYPE of COMPUTER are you using ?

ANECDOTAL evidence says that a LAPTOP or DESKTOP

is superior to an IPad for use on BBO

Welcome to Broadmeadow Bridge Club
TIP How to use chat on BBO

HOW to set up CHAT for use during COMPETITIONS on BBO

1. LOGON to BBO

2. Click Mouse in BLANK Space above the CHAT line

3. You get 3 choices : a) Smaller chat font

                                   b) Bigger chat font

                                   c) Chat Manager .

4. Click on c) Chat Manager - you will then get a box which allows you to enter a Message. Set up the message and EXIT.

5. Click on Chat Manager again and your message is there for you .

6. Click on the Message and you get another box labelled Chat  .

7. Click on the BLUE tab Chat and your message goes to wherever you have designated . Normally Table.

TIP HOW to ALERT

ALERTing on BBO.

This is different to ALERTing at the TABLE.

At the TABLE your Partner ALERTs your BID.

ON BBO you ALERT your own BID by clicking on the ALERT Button (below the actual BIDs) and then making the BID.

 

Broadmeadow Bridge Club Privacy Policy

BROADMEADOW BRIDGE CLUB PRIVACY POLICY (Version 1 May 2022)

1.WHAT DATA DOES BROADMEADOW BRIDGE CLUB COLLECT?

The data we collect includes a member’s name, address, email address, landline and/or mobile number. In addition we collect data relating to bridge lessons taken.

We collect the scores from the games you play, which are displayed in the results area of our website and are used in maintaining the Master Point scheme of the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland (CBAI) which is the governing body of the game of bridge in Ireland.

2. WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS FOR COLLECTING THIS DATA?

Our legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest as a bridge club.

3. WHAT IS THE DATA BEING USED FOR?

We use your data for the administration of your membership, the communication of information and the organisation of events.  Your data is provided to the CBAI for their use as explained in section 4 below.

4. WHO IS YOUR DATA SHARED WITH?

Our membership data is shared with the CBAI, of which you automatically become a member when you join Broadmeadow Bridge Club. CBAI shares data with Dublin North Region which looks after the clubs in our region. Information from your results is also passed on to CBAI for use in its master point scheme.

Some of your data will be processed by Bridgewebs who act as a Data Processor on our behalf  with regard to our website. They may only use it for the specific purposes for which they act as our data processor and they are not free to pass it on to other organisations that are not connected with Broadmeadow Bridge Club.

Your personal data is not passed on by us for use to organisations other than those indicated above, whether connected to bridge or not.

5. WHERE DOES THIS DATA COME FROM?

You may give us information about you when you join Broadmeadow Bridge Club or when you update your information by phone, e-mail or otherwise.

The information held by CBAI will be updated by us if you provide updates.

Scoring data comes directly from the results of the games you play in the club.

6. HOW IS YOUR DATA STORED?

This information is mainly stored in digital form on computers and in written documents stored locally for adminstration purposes and at CBAI headquarters.

We also use Bridgewebs as our data processor for competition results displayed on our club website. Any information that is stored remotely is stored in compliance with the GDPR.

7. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING COMPLIANCE WITH THE RELEVANT REGULATIONS?

The  Club Committee is responsible for ensuring Broadmeadow Bridge Club discharges its obligations under the GDPR.

8. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA?

Members of the Committee and other authorised club members of Broadmeadow Bridge Club have access to members’ data in order for them to carry our their legitimate tasks for the club and the CBAI.

9. HOW LONG WILL THE DATA BE STORED FOR?

If a member resigns or their membership lapses we would normally keep their data in case they later wish to re-join. However we will delete any former member’s contact details on request.

10. DOES BROADMEADOW BRIDGE CLUB COLLECT ANY ‘SPECIAL DATA’?

The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’. We do not record any such special data.

11. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

You should contact the Club Secretary if you wish to see the basic membership data we hold about you. You can contact us with a Subject Access Request if you want us to provide you with any other information we hold about you. We are required to provide this to you within one month.

You have the right to request rectification or deletion of your personal data or to limit how your data is used by contacting the Club Secretary.

12. WHAT HAPPENS IF A MEMBER DIES?

We normally keep members’ information after they die unless we are requested by their next-of-kin to delete it.

Tip of the Week - December 22

CHRISTMAS TIP

When Playing as Declarer ( particularly in NT Contracts) :

1. Count SURE Winners between your Hand and Dummy's.

2. Identify SUIT where you wish to develop  Tricks and as soon as possible Play that SUIT to force out missing Winners.

3. NEVER exhaust your SUITs with the SURE Tricks before you have  set up your extra winners where possible.

Tip of the Week - Week 2 November

The OVERCALL in NT

The OVERCALL in NT promises a stop in the opponent's suit and more points than opening 1NT

Tip of the Week - Week 1 November

WHAT TO OPEN?

If not opening INT,  OPEN LONGEST suit.    This ensures your rebid is correct

Tip of the Week - October 25

TOP OF THE SEQUENCE LEADS

Always lead the  safest lead. Sequence may be interrupted.

For example - AKJx, KQ10x.   Lead top honour.

 

Tip of the Week

DO I HAVE TO BID ?

It is NOT essential that every Hand MUST be opened

Quite often the correct Final contract is Passed Out

Do not feel obliged to Bid 4th in Hand. PASS.

Tip of the Week - October 1

DO NOT LEAD an UNSUPPORTED HONOUR

WHAT is an UNSUPPORTED HONOUR ?

AN HONOUR where you do NOT have the HONOUR immediately

below it.

EXAMPLES : SUPPORTED HONOUR ♠ AK ,  KQ etc

                   UNSUPPORTED HONOUR  Axxx  Kxxx

Tip of the Week - October 19

If, as Declarer, you HAVE to lose a Trick in a Suit, do so as soon as you can

Example  K73 opposite A6542 in a NT Contract - play 2 and 3 in the First Round.

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