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Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how we at chess-db.com use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2012.06.01.

What we collect


In case you choose to register we may collect and store your contact information including email address. In case you purchase any services from us we will not store any financially sensitive information (Like e.g. your credit card etc.) anywhere on our servers, we are using secure 3rd party services for handling the financial transactions. We also use Google Analytics in our website (In both cases, if you are registered user or guest visitor). Google Analytics functionallity is subject to Google privacy statement (http://www.google.com/policies/privacy). We use our google Analytics account as a mean to improve our website and services. In case you want to opt-out from participating in Google Analytics data collection (For this and any other website), please consider the following articles and tools: http://support.google.com/analytics/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1008579 and https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

What we do with the information we gather


We use your information for the following purposes: To enable the services we provide (e.g. login to our website and access to information which is only made available to registered users), processing your orders, or to improve our products and services. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

Security


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We do not use traffic log cookies on our website, but the 3rd party service that we use (Google Analytics) may use such (See "What we collect"). You can choose to accept or decline cookies: Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Advertising content


To serve ads on our website we use third-party advertising companies. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements that might be of interest to you. You can learn more about this and find out about practices and options to not having your information being used by these companies, click here.

Controlling your personal information


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at admin@chess-db.com. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.