This policy discloses the privacy practices for Chess and Company, (World Chess Events Limited, company registered under the laws of England and Wales, registration number 10592553). By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described herein. Chess and Company discloses these information practices because we are committed to your privacy.
Chess and Company may collect and store both contact (personally identifiable information) and non-personally identifiable information about you. We do this to better meet your needs in the site experience and in the services we offer.
Contact information consists of the information you voluntarily supply to enable us to contact you. This consists of your name, your e-mail address, IP address, and telephone number that specifically identifies you.
Chess and Company may collect anonymous information from you (through cookies, described below, and other methods) and store this information. Examples of this type of information include demographic information, the type of internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system application software and peripherals you are using, the domain name of the web site from which you linked to our site, and your browsing habits on and usage of the site. Non-Personally identifiable information may also include aggregated personally identifiable information that does not specifically identify you or other users (such as, how many users in a particular city access our website).
We reserve the right to transfer any information to our successors in business for Chess and Company or any of its companies.
We also reserve the right to access and/or disclose any information as required by courts or legal administrative agencies.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the User’s hard drive containing information about the User. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on this website. A cookie is a small data file that certain web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. We may also use web bugs, clear gifs and similar technologies that collect data similar to that collected by a cookie. A cookie file can contain various types of information, including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited.
You can set your browser to not accept cookies. Please be aware that by doing so certain features of the website may not work. See your browser’s documentation for more information on accepting cookies.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track your movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. While we collect standard Apache log files, we do not use them for any purpose other than determining page views. We also collect pages visited within our database through cookies (as discussed above). This data is connected with registration information so we can determine site usage and for marketing research. Except in the case of domain name registrations, IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We are committed to taking reasonable steps to ensure the security of your information. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us or information stored on the site or our servers, will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of this website demonstrates your assumption of this risk.
This site is not intended for users under the age of 13, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children (i.e., individuals under the age of 13). If a parent or guardian learns that a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, that child’s parent or guardian should contact us to notify us and request the information be removed from our database. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.