Data Protection

New Data Protection Regulations come into force on 25th May 2018. You can find our about how the Association processes your personal information in respect of your membership and the Association’s chess activities, including the Essex League, in our Privacy Notice.

The Association is committed to processing personal information lawfully, fairly and transparently by authorised people in a secure way. In doing so the Association ensures that It is collected and processed for specific purposes, is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary to run the membership Association, Essex League and our other chess activities, is accurate and up-to-date and is kept for no longer than is necessary.

Individual members of the Association (these include those registered for the Essex League) must assist in this process by ensuring that the personal information the Association holds, such as contact telephone numbers, postal addresses and e-mail addresses is always current.

Privacy Notice | Guidance for Organisers

Events organised by the Essex Chess Association

The Association has adopted Conditions of Entry for all of its chess activities which include the use of personal data it collects and processes for its own purposes and for those of others.   Participants in our tournaments, county teams and in the Essex League should be familiar with these documents.   

Downloads: Conditions of Entry | ECF data processing

These documents are consistent with the Conditions of Entry which the Southern Counties Chess Union applies to its zonal stage of the County Championships.

Data policies of other chess organisers

Follow the links below

Southern Counties Chess Union: Privacy PolicyConditions of Entry to Competitions | Note on Processing of ECF Data

English Chess Federation: Privacy Notice