We, the owners of chessmail, adhere strictly to the legal requirements for data protection. Personal data entered on this website is only collected if necessary for technical reasons. The collected data is never sold or passed on to third parties for any other reason.
The following section provides an overview of how we guarantee the protection of your data as well as what data is collected for which purposes.
Encrypted data transmission
On chessmail, login data and pages containing personal data are encrypted. The "Transport Layer Security" (TLS) encryption protocol is used for this.
On encrypted pages such as the registration page, the address bar of your browser displays an additional field where you can see information on the type of encryption used and the associated certificate.
Encryption ensures that your data is transfered safely. This means that your login and personal data are protected if you are using a public wireless network or public computer, such as those in an internet café.
These webpages often use “cookies”. These make the site more user-friendly, effective and safe. “Cookies” are small text files that are saved on your computer by your browser.
Data processing on this website
We automatically collect information your browser sends to us and save it in the server log files. This information is:
- Browsertyp und Version
- Your operating system
- The IP address of the computer you are using to access the page
- The time of the server request
We are not able to match this data to any specific person. This data is not combined with other data sources.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on
the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Access rights and other information
You are entitled at any time to request information on the data we have saved pertaining to your person, its background and recipients, as well as the reasons why this data was saved.
If you have any questions that have not been answered by this data protection declaration, or if you require further information on any aspect thereof, please do not hesitate to contact us.