Privacy policy for Chess Tempo

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At Chess Tempo, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of information that is received and collected by Chess Tempo and how it is used.


Chess Tempo vraagt om je e-mailadres als onderdeel van het registratieproces. Dit e-mailadres wordt in geen geval gedeeld met derden, waarbij derden die adverteren op Chess Tempo inbegrepen zijn.

Email addresses are used as a method to authenticate users if they lose their password, and require a password reset. Chess Tempo will only send you newsletters if you opted in to receive material from Chess Tempo when you signed up. Opting in to receive material will also turn on email notifications for other features such as correspondence game email notifications or comment reply notifications. You can opt out of these and newsletters at any time via your preferences. If you purchased premium membership via Chess Tempo, you may receive emails notifying you of the life cycle of your premium membership, such as when it begins and terminates. These notifications are sent independent of the opt in settings.


Net als veel andere websites maakt Chess Tempo gebruik van log-bestanden. De informatie in deze log-bestanden bevat IP-adressen (Internet Protocol adressen), het type browser, ISP (Internet Service Provider), datum/tijd-stempel, verwijzende en laatste pagina's, en het aantal klikken en patronen in browsergebruik; dit alles om trends te analyseren, de website te beheren, het volgen van de bewegingen van de gebruiker over de site, en het verzamelen van demografische informatie. Geen van deze opgeslagen informatie wordt gedeeld met derden.

To ensure fair play on the site, the logs may also include information required to help identify duplicate accounts such as specific browser or screen settings.

Subscription details

If you purchase a premium membership on Chess Tempo, we record the period, and payment amount of your purchase. We do not store credit card details, and all processing and security is handled by our payment partners, Paypal and Stripe. Please refer to their privacy policies for details on their data retention and other privacy details.

Game and training records

Game and training records are stored and are available publicly. Data extracted from games is also logged and used to help detect cheating and enforce fair play. Game records cannot be deleted as the data is shared by both you and your opponent, however your game history page is removed upon account removal.

Chats are also logged in order to provide a persistent record of chats for users, and to allow us to enforce our terms of service policies on chat abuse.

Do not track browser settings

We do not current modify our data collection policy based on your browser's Do Not Track setting.

Cookies en Web Beacons

Chess Tempo maakt gebruik van cookies voor het opslaan van informatie over voorkeuren van de gebruiker, het opnemen van informatie die kenmerkend is voor de gebruiker met betrekking tot de pagina's die hij bezoekt of bekijkt, het aanpassen van de inhoud van webpagina's gebaseerd op het type browser van de bezoeker, of andere informatie die de bezoeker verstuurt via zijn browser.

Sommige van onze advertentiepartners maken mogelijk gebruik van cookies en zogenoemde web beacons op onze website. Een van onze advertentiepartners is Google Adsense.

Deze advertentieservers of advertentienetwerken van derden maken gebruik van technologie die het mogelijk maakt om advertenties en links die op Chess Tempo verschijnen rechtstreeks naar je browser te sturen. Wanneer dit gebeurt ontvangen zij automatisch je IP-adres. Andere technologieën (zoals cookies, JavaScript, of Web Beacons) kunnen ook door deze advertentienetwerken van derden gebruikt worden om de effectiviteit van hun advertenties te meten en/of om de inhoud van de advertenties die getoond worden te personaliseren.

Chess Tempo heeft geen toegang tot, of controle over de cookies die gebruikt worden bij advertenties door derden.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Chess Tempo's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options, however blocking cookies sent to will prevent you from logging in to your account. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Data retention

Data collected by Chess Tempo is kept indexed by your email address and username unless removal is requested.

Rights provided to EU citizens

If you are a citizen of an EU country, you have the right to request access to your personal data. You also have the right to have that data updated, corrected or deleted. If you would like to exercise those rights, please contact us via the contact methods above. Please note that your data may be transferred outside Europe as part of our operations and data backup requirements.

Account removal

Irrespective of whether you are a citizen of an EU country, you may request account removal by emailing from the email address attached to your account, mentioning the username of the account in your email.