Privacy Policy

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Charity Chess created this privacy policy to inform you of our commitment to your privacy. This policy details what information is collected or stored during your use of and how that information is used by ourselves or third parties that we do business with.

This policy does not cover any sites that Charity Chess does not own or control. Please review this entire policy to understand our relationship with third party advertisers and other sites.

Your Account and Information

Charity Chess requires you to register an account to use some features of the site including playing games with other members, tracking your training statistics, commenting and voteing on documents and annotations, as well as the many other features provided by having an account with us. During this account registration you must provide some basic information including an email address, username, and password. This information is used only by us and will not be shared with any other party.

At your request we may use your email address and/or your cell phone number (if you provide it) to send you notifications regarding your games and your account. These notifications may include moves in games, emergency timeout prevention, game wins/losses, new messages, or others that you choose to receive. You may change these notifications at any time through your preferences while you are logged in to your account.

Any information you provide in your profile will become public information that may be accessed by anyone. We do not require members to provide any information in their profiles and you do so at your own discretion knowing that the information becomes public. Any messages or comments whether they are between users, in games, on documents, on annotations, or any other areas on the site may be viewable by anyone, please do not provide any information you would not want to become public using these services.


Charity Chess uses cookies to allow you to stay logged in between visits. We also use cookies to keep track of the last time you accessed our site and your board preferences. We do not permit anyone other than to access or use these cookies for any reason. If you remove these cookies you will be forced to log in in every time you access our site and may suffer a less than ideal experience during your visit.


We use third party advertising companies to display ads to you during your visits. If you have a Premium Account you may opt out of viewing ads. To serve ads relevant to your interests these third party advertising companies, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based upon your browsing behaviors and habits. Google uses the DoubleClick cookie to enable itself and its partners to serve ads based on your visits to our sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Google's Ads Settings. You may opt out of third-party advertisors use of cookies by visiting as well as the Network Advertising Initiative


Links to other sites unaffiliated with Charity Chess are present on some of the pages on our site. We are not responsible for the privacy / security practices or content of the sites that we link to. We are not responsible for any links posted by our users in any documents, annotated games, comments, messages, or any other user created content. If you find any offensive links, please immediately report it through our feedback page.