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Like most website operators, Exton Chess Academy (ECA) collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ECA's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ECA's visitors use its website. From time to time, ECA may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. ECA also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ECA does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.


Certain visitors to ECA's websites choose to interact with ECA in ways that require ECA to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ECA gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a site membership to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with ECA – by purchasing merchandise, memberships, or tournament registrations, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, ECA collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ECA. ECA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.


ECA may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. ECA may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ECA does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.


ECA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ECA's behalf or to provide services available at ECA's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using ECA's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. ECA will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, ECA discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when ECA believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ECA, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an ECA website and have supplied your email address, ECA may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on at the ECA. We primarily use our website to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. ECA takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. ECA uses cookies to help ECA identify and track visitors, their usage of ECA website, and their website access preferences. ECA visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using ECA's websites, with the drawback that certain features of ECA's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by ECA and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Although most changes are likely to be minor, ECA may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in ECA's sole discretion. ECA encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

OUR MISSION - It is the mission of the Exton Chess Academy, an educational organization, to maintain a formal program of instruction to teach the game of chess and to promote and support its educational program through community outreach and local and national partnerships to increase the awareness of the educational value of chess.

The integrity of Exton Chess Academy’s relationship with minor players is paramount to the Academy and Chess Club’s educational mission and success. All individuals employed by or working under the direction or authority of the Exton Chess Academy are expected and required to maintain appropriate boundaries and relationships with minors (individuals under the age of 18 years) and are strictly prohibited from engaging in sexual misconduct, hazing and harassment.



We encourage any victim or other persons with information regarding inappropriate conduct happen during online or in person activities of club or academy to contact

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