Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Chess Arbiters Association (CAA) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy explains when, how, and why we collect personal data about people.

Who we are

The Chess Arbiters Association is a group of arbiters coming together to improve the standard of chess officiating.

How we collect your information

The only information we obtain about our members is provided by them directly.   We do not collect personal data simply as a result of a person visiting our website.  

How your information is used

The personal data we obtain is applied for the following purposes, namely to:

  • Obtain payment of membership fees to fund the operation of the Club.
  • Communicating with members for the purposes of running the Associations and disseminating information about the Laws of Chess and other related matters
  • Consistently with this, the contact details provided to us by members may be used to contact them by mail, telephone or e-mail for the purposes of the CAA.

We will hold personal data for as long as a person is a member and for a reasonable time afterwards.

This data is held pursuant to the legitimate interests of the CAA which is the basis on which your data as set out is processed.

Who can access information

Unless required by law, we do not sell, rent or otherwise share personal data with other third parties.


Members can ask for a copy of the data we hold about them. If a member provides information about another person, it is their responsibility to ensure that the other person has given their explicit consent to the processing of their personal data.

Should you have any unresolved complaints about the way we process your personal data, you have the right to make a formal complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the use of our website. We cannot be responsible for other websites even if accessed via links on our website.

Review of this policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 4 August 2018.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the Secretary, Alan Atkinson