Effective date: March 20, 2020
What this policy covers
Your privacy is important to us, and so is being transparent about how we collect, use, and share information about you. This policy is intended to help you understand:
This policy also explains your choices about how we use information about you. Your choices include how you can object to certain uses of information about you and how you can access and update certain information about you. If you do not agree with this policy, do not access or use our Services or interact with any other aspect of our business.
What information we collect about you
We collect information about you when you provide it to us, when you use our website, and when other sources provide it to us, as further described below.
Information you provide to us
We collect information about you when you sign up for a chess membership, purchase a product, or otherwise provide it directly to us.
Account and Profile Information: We collect information about you when you register for an account, create or modify your profile, set preferences through the website.
Information we collect automatically when you use on this website.
We collect information about you when you use our website, including browsing our website and taking certain actions within the site.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
Examples of Cookies we use:
How we use the information we collect depends in part on which services you use, how you use them, and any preferences you have communicated to us. Below are the specific purposes for which we use the information we collect about you.
To enable member only content and personalize your experience: When you sign into your account your name will display at the top of the page based on the information we have collected from you. You can change this information at anytime. There is also a link to access “My Account” where you can change any other information you have provided to this website. Any payment information is securely stored with your account so that payments can be made for the membership and any future purchases will have your payment preferences on file.
To communicate with you about purchases or important website announcements: We use your contact information to send transactional communications via email, including confirming your purchases, reminding you of subscription expirations, and administrative messages.
To market and promote new products and services: We are always looking to come out with new and exciting features on this website. We will communicate, via email, about new product offers, promotions, or contests. You can control whether you receive these communications as described under “Opt-out of communications.”
For safety and security: We use information about you and your website use to verify accounts and activity, to monitor suspicious or fraudulent activity and to identify violations of website policies.
At anytime, if you would like your personal data sent to you, or completely removed from our records please let us know and we will accommodate your request.
Opt out of communications: You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by using the unsubscribe link within each email or by contacting us as provided below to have your contact information removed from our promotional email list or registration database. Even after you opt out from receiving promotional messages from us, you will continue to receive transactional messages from us regarding our website.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. This website aims to take steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
You can edit your account information at any time. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
If you need assistance with any of these rights, please contact us on this website.
When you reach out to us, we will ask you to verify your identity before completing your request.
We use Google’s AdSense Ad network to display ads to non-members. This is done to help support this website and allows us to keep providing new content.
You may opt out of the use of the Adsense Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/
Sharing Your Information With Third Parties
This website. may share information, including Personal information, in the following circumstances:
The donate processors we work with are:
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
This website does not target anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”) for use of our website.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
California Privacy Rights
California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (as defined by applicable California law) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties.
Questions or Concerns about your personal information?
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