You can browse the ChessConnections.org without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Certain features and services on ChessConnections.org require that you register and supply some information that allows us to identify you.
We may get additional information from or about you in other ways not specifically described here. For example, you might contact customer support or respond to a survey, or we might get a third-party complaint about you.
We use the information we collect to:
* operate the ChessConnections.org * provide you with information and services you request * customize your experience on the ChessConnections.org * communicate with you about service updates and other administrative issues * send our members targeted marketing and promotional offers, based on their communications preferences * measure and improve our sites and services * resolve disputes, address complaints and troubleshoot technical problems * analyze site and user behavior and prepare aggregated reports
Sharing and Disclosure
We will not share any of your information we gathered through ChessConnections.org with any 3rd party.
At any time, you have the ability to opt out of receiving marketing communications from us, but you may not opt out of administrative emails (for example, emails about your transactions or policy changes) while you are a member of the ChessConnections.org. You can opt out by either changing your e-mail preferences or using the link provided at the bottom of each email message.
ChessConnections.org does not tolerate spam. We do not send emails to anyone without permission, and we do not sell or rent email addresses to any unauthorized third party. This does not mean that we can prevent spam from happening on the Internet. If you believe that you have received an unsolicited email from us, please contact our Privacy Department and we will investigate.
Cookies and Web Beacons
ChessConnections.org’s Cookies. ChessConnections.org will sometimes place cookies or web beacons on your computer when you visit our sites or our co-branded sites. We use these cookies and web beacons to recognize returning users, measure traffic and activity on the sites, monitor and improve our services and protect against fraud.
You can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser (contact your ISP for help), but doing so may prevent us from delivering certain services to you. Your browser must be set to accept cookies in order to access the ChessConnections.org as a registered member.
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ChessConnections.org uses physical, electronic and administrative safeguards, including advanced firewall and password protection for our databases, designed to protect the security of information. We restrict access to your personal information to employees that need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.
We may change this policy from time to time, and we will post the amended terms on https://www. ChessConnections.org. All amended terms will take effect immediately for new users, and 30 days after they are posted for existing users.
Chess Connections Magazine
March 21, 2021