Privacy Policy – Commitment to Your Privacy

Introduction

This site is owned and operated by the International Chess University, or IchessU. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At IchessU, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. IchessU respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. We will collect and use information through our Web site only in the ways disclosed in this statement.  This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it. This statement applies solely to information collected at the International Chess University’s Web site.

Part I.  Information Collection

IchessU collects information through our Web site at several points. On some parts of the site, you may be asked to provide some limited personal information in order to enable the provision of certain services e.g. prospectus ordering, registering with a society etc. IchessU may store this information manually or electronically. By supplying this information you are consenting to the University holding and using it for the purposes for which it was provided. Information provided will be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfill that purpose.

Part II.  Information Usage

The information collected by the International Chess University will be used for specific purposes. Users who provide information may receive list products, services, email announcements or advertisements. Registered users will receive additional announcements from us about products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these types of communications. The information we collect may be used to create customer profiles based on browsing or purchasing history. We may supplement information collected at our Web site with data from other sources. We may share data with third parties. Users may opt out to have their information shared with third parties. We offer links to other Web sites.  Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours. Our Web site offers chats, forums and message boards. Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge.

Part III.  Access to Information

The International Chess University maintains the accuracy of our information. Users may access their own personal information and contact us about inaccuracies they may find.  Users may delete their information from our database by contacting us. Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website should be sent to the Chief Security Officer

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