Privacy Policy FAQ

Effective Date: January 1, 2011 Safe Harbor ChessMoney, LLC. abides by the principles set forth in the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Q: What information does ChessMoney collect?
A: Users must set up an account to play online chess games at ChessMoney and receive account information via email. Below is a list of the personal information collected for these purposes and how it is utilized:

  • When you sign-up on, ChessMoney asks only for your email address, though you also need to create a Username that is displayed when you play. Collecting your email allows ChessMoney to validate your legitimacy and send you announcements related to your account. Please note that ChessMoney reserves the right to contact players via email regarding administrative matters associated with their account, such as password reminders, suspicious irregular play, and technical support.
  • By signing up for an account, you agree that ChessMoney may display your username and competition results. If and when you decide to play for money, ChessMoney works with qualified Payment Processing services such as PayPal to enable ChessMoney users to deposit and withdraw funds. The Payment Processing service will require your real name, email address, credit card.