Privacy Policy

This policy describes our privacy practices – what information we collect on our visitors and users, how we collect it, what we do with it, how we protect it, and your rights regarding your information.

By accessing or using any of our services, you acknowledge that you have read this Privacy Policy.

 

Data collection by Swiss Masters Chess Academy

Swiss Masters Chess Academy may collect your personal data notably when you fill out one of our registration or contact forms on our website. When you voluntarily provide your personal data in our registration and contact forms, you commit to communicating accurate information that does not jeopardize the interests or rights of any third parties.

Use of data

The information that you communicate on our website enables Swiss Masters Chess Academy to consider, validate and confirm your application to one of the programs proposed by Swiss Masters Chess Academy.

Data sharing and disclosure

The data collected is intended solely for Swiss Masters Chess Academy. Swiss Masters Chess Academy passes on your personal data to third parties only if we receive a request from a judicial or other official authority empowered by law for disclosure of the information in accordance with the current legislation.

Cookies

A cookie, also named HTTP cookie, Internet cookie or browser cookie, is a text file used by a website.  This file is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing preferences of a visitor and, depending on the information it contains and how you use your computer, they can be used to recognize the user.

Cookies are essential for the well-functioning of the Internet, providing many advantages in the use and transmission of interactive services, navigation and usability of our website.

Swiss Masters Chess Academy uses Google Analytics cookies.

What is the cookie-gathered information used by Swiss Masters Chess Academy?

The Google Analytics cookie-collected information is used to help Swiss Masters Chess Academy measure the traffic on its website. It is also used to understand its visitors and how they engage with the website. All information is anonymous and is never used for the fraudulent collection of personal data, but the cookie tracks trends like the click stream of users. The data retention period is 12 months.

Security measures

Swiss Masters Chess Academy makes every effort to protect your personal data against loss, damage, misuse, intrusion, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

However, Swiss Masters Chess Academy has no control over web operating risks and draws your attention to the risks of one-off data losses and breaches of the confidentiality of data carried on the Internet. The information provided on the website may be interrupted due to cases of force majeure or events outside the control of Swiss Masters Chess Academy for which it cannot be held responsible.

Updating the personal data policy

Swiss Masters Chess Academy may amend its personal data policy, in which case the amendments will be notified visibly on our website www.swissmca.com if it wishes to use your personal data in any way that differs from the stipulations of the policy in force when your data was collected.