Privacy Policy


Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how Chess.com.ng uses and protects any information that you give when you use https://chess.com.ng (“the website” or “the site”) and the mobile application (“the app”)

Chess.com.ng is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information that you can be identified by when using this website and the app, you can be assured that it will only be used per this Privacy Policy.


Chess.com.ng 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 November 2021

What we collect

We may collect the following information but are not limited to:

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

What do we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  1. Internal record keeping
  2. We may use the information to improve our products and services
  3. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes
  4. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests

How we use cookies

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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.


A cookie is a small file that 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 use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you other than the data you choose to share with us.


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. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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 you provide whilst visiting such sites. This privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Google Cookies

Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites.

Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

(Alternatively, you can direct users to opt-out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

Your information with us

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, email us as soon as possible at the address below. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Chess.com.ng’s details

Temitope Omoniyi – https://temitopeomoniyi.com owns https://chess.com.ng
You can contact us by sending an email to info[at]chess.com.ng