Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Chess Congress Online Entry is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy explains when, how, and why we collect personal data about people.

Who we are.

Chess Congress Online Entry is a web site run by Malcolm Peacock who can be contacted using the contact form on this web site.

How we collect your information

The only information we obtain about our users is provided by them directly. We do not collect personal data simply as a result of a person visiting our website.

How your information is used

The personal data we obtain is applied for the following purposes, namely to:

  • Organise the running of chess competitions.
  • Identify members of the English Chess Federation (ECF).
  • Identify members of Chess Scotland.
  • Identify members of the international chess federation FIDE.
  • Submit results of matches played for grading purposes.

Consistently with this, the contact details provided to us by members may be used to contact them by mail, telephone, fax or e-mail for the purposes of the organising the competitions in which they participate.

We will hold personal data prior to the competition and for a reasonable time afterwards. This data is held pursuant to the legitimate interests of Chess Congress Online Entry which is the basis on which your data as set out is processed.

Who can access information

Unless required by law, we do not sell, rent or otherwise share personal data with other third parties, apart from the organisers of the tournaments which you enter.


Users can ask for a copy of the data we hold about them. If a user provides information about another person, it is their responsibility to ensure that the other person has given their explicit consent to the processing of their personal data. Should you have any unresolved complaints about the way we process your personal data, you have the right to make a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the use of our website. We cannot be responsible for other websites even if accessed via links on our website.

Review of this policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 25th May 2018.