GDPR (Online Rapidplay)

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Galway Chess Club, as organizers of the Galway Rapidplay, requires intending players to supply the following information, which is necessary for the orderly running of the event:

Their full name

Their online username

A contact email address

Whether they are female and/or under 18 (for eligibility for the relevant prizes)

Galway Chess Club will store the above information exclusively for our own use, along with information about entry fees paid.  This information will be deleted from our database after the tournament on written request.

In advance of and during the tournament, Galway Chess Club will display the following Rapidplay information about entrants on its web site:

Player’s Name

Player’s online username

Player’s Rating

During the tournament we will also display on the Galway Chess Club website every player’s score, results and their standing (round by round).

After the tournament, we will display in perpetuity a list of prize-winners and also the cross-tables and standings, unless at any time a player requests in writing that their name be removed.

A player may request deletion of any or all the above data held by Galway Chess Club and this will be processed in a timely fashion.  However, any player doing so before the end of the Galway Rapidplay will be deemed to have thereby withdrawn from the event with immediate effect.