Privacy Policy

Highcliffe Chess Club is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This policy explains when, how and why we collect personal data about people.

Who We Are

Highcliffe Chess Club is a chess club playing at Highcliffe Community Centre in Highcliffe.

How We Collect Your Information

The only information we obtain about our members is that which is provided by our members directly.  We do not collect personal data from persons just visiting our website or for any other reason.

How Your Information Is Used

The data we do collect is used for the following purposes:

  1. To obtain payment of membership fees to fund the operation of the club.
  2. To identify members on the English Chess Federation (ECF) website and their results service (LMS).
  3. To submit details to the ECF for registration purposes.
  4. To register members to play for Highcliffe in competitions which the club enters.
  5. To submit results of matches played to the LMS service in which members of the club have participated.
  6. To communicate with members of the chess club for the purposes of running the club.  This will include selecting and organising teams for competitions and other chess events the club has entered.

The contact details may be used to contact them via mail, telephone, fax or email for the purposes of running the club.

We will hold personal data for as long as a person is a member of the club and for a reasonable length of time afterwards.  This data is held pursuant to the legitimate interests of Highcliffe Chess Club 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 then 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 our own website.  We will not be held responsible for other websites even if accessed through our own website.

Review Of Policy

We keep our policy under regular review and any updates will be posted on this webpage.  This policy was last updated on 23/09/2019.  If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us using the details on this website.