LEGAL NOTICE FOR YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS GAME
EFFECTIVE AS OF MARCH 28, 2023 AND LAST UPDATE ON MARCH 28,
PLEASE READ THIS LEGAL NOTICE ("LEGAL NOTICE") CAREFULLY
AND IN ITS ENTIRETY. THIS LEGAL NOTICE SETS THE RULES FOR YOUR ACCESS AND USE
OF OUR GAME AT HTTP://WWW.CHESSARENA.IO, AND ANY OTHER SERVICES AND
CONTENT THAT WE PROVIDE THROUGH THE GAME (COLLECTIVELY, THE “GAME”). UPON
ACCESSING THE GAME, YOU WARRANT AND GUARANTEE THAT YOU (A) ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU
HAVE READ THIS LEGAL NOTICE IN ITS ENTIRETY, (B) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS
AND CONDITIONS, AND (C) ARE AUTHORIZED AND ABLE TO ACCESS AND USE THE GAME.
GAME CONTENT OWNERSHIP
Ownership and License of Game Materials. All materials in our
Game (including, without limitation, text, design, graphics, logos, icons,
images, audiovisual clips, downloads, interfaces, code, and software, as well
as the selection and arrangement thereof, materials linked to from within our
Game or made available by other users of the Game), is our property, our licensors’
or of third parties, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other
applicable laws. You may access, copy, download, and print the material
contained in the Game for your personal and non-commercial use. Any other use
of material in the Game, including but not limited to the modification,
distribution, transmission, performance, broadcast, publication, uploading,
licensing, reverse engineering, transfer or sale of, or the creation of
derivative works from, any content, information, or software obtained from the
Game, or use of the Game for purposes competitive to us, is expressly
We, our licensors, and third parties, such as but not limited to
websites linked to by the Game or other users of the Game, retain full and
complete title to the material provided in the Game, including all associated
intellectual property rights, and provide this material to you under a license
that is revocable at any time in our sole discretion.
You may not use contact information provided in the Game for
unauthorized purposes, including marketing.
Trademarks in our Game. Trademarks, logos, and service marks
displayed in the Game are our registered and unregistered trademarks, or of our
subsidiaries, our licensors or content providers, or of other third parties.
All of these trademarks, logos, and service marks are the property of their
respective owners. Nothing in this Legal Notice shall be construed as granting,
by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any
trademark, logo, or service mark displayed within the Game without the owner’s
prior written permission, except as otherwise described herein. You grant us,
from the time of uploading or transmission of your Content, a worldwide,
perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, transferable, assignable, non-exclusive
and royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt,
modify, translate, create derivative works of, publicly perform, publicly
display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer for sale and import
your Content, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents,
industrial rights and all other intellectual and proprietary rights related
thereto, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose
whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, including, giving your Content to others
without any compensation to you. You waive any moral rights you may have in
your Content to the maximum extent permitted by the laws of your jurisdiction.
License to your Content. You are responsible for any
communications, images, sounds, or other material and info that you upload or
transmit through our Game or that you allow to be transmitted through a third
party website to our Game (“your Content”).
You grant us, from the time of uploading or transmission of your
Content, a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, transferable,
assignable, non-exclusive and royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce,
distribute, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works of, publicly
perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make, have made, sell, offer for
sale and import your Content, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade
secrets, patents, industrial rights and all other intellectual and proprietary
rights related thereto, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any
purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, including, giving your Content to
others without any compensation to you. You waive any moral rights you may have
in your Content to the maximum extent permitted by the laws of your
We reserve the right to modify and moderate your Content. You are aware
and acknowledge that your Content will be made publicly available through our
Game and other users of the Game will be granted a license to your Content pursuant
to Section 1.6 of this Legal Notice.
2.1 Privacy Notice. We respect
your privacy rights and are committed to being transparent with our use of your
information. This Legal Notice concerns the information that (i) you may
provide us with (for example when you sign up for our Game) and that we may
(ii) collect from you automatically when you play our Game. If you have any
questions on the data we collect, how we collect the information, or you want
to delete it, please reach out to [email protected].
2.2 Data We Collect. If you sign up
for our Game and play our Game, we may collect the following information from
you to allow us to provide you the Game and improve your playing experience:
Name and email address and public image URL associated with your
Google or FB account
Retention information: Number of sessions you have played, dates
of the sessions, how many total hours, and when was the latest session.
In-game settings data: Which settings you use in the Game Account
Game results and progress: Number of checkmates in the game,
total number of chess sets unlocked, high scores, etc.
Usage information on our website at www.chessarena.io in
2.3 Data we
Share. We share the information that we collect with our hosting services
Digital Ocean and our analytic tools Google Analytics. Digital Ocean complies
with its privacy protection standards. We are not responsible for their use and
collection of your data.
We may store some of your information via local storage (for example cookies)
temporarily or permanently on your internet enabled device, which allows us to
retrieve information on your device about your use of the Services (e.g. whether
you have an account for our Game).
Thirteen. Our Game is intended for users ages 13 and older only.
Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any information from children
that we know to be under the age of 13. In addition, we will delete any information
in our possession that we discover originates from a child under the age of 13.
2.6 Your Data
Rights and Retention. We retain information about you as long as it is
necessary for us to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Legal Notice. In
addition, we may retain your information for an additional period as is
permitted or we are required to (for example to comply with our legal
obligations, resolve disputes, or protect our users, us or our Services from
your wrongful use of our Services in the future, and or enforce agreements). If
required by applicable law, we shall delete your information when the
information is no longer necessary or requested to do so.
Subject to the terms of this Legal Notice, you have the right to
correct, update and change (if the information we process is incorrect), or
delete your information or demand from us to release such information, as well
as fully restrict our use of such information, by sending an email to
[email protected]. Your rights, however, may be limited, for example we
will keep your information if, at the time or foreseeable future, it is
necessary for us to establish, exercise, or defend against a legal claim, and
or protect our users, us or our Services from your wrongful use of our
Third Party Services. We use third party services for our Game,
including service providers to create the Game (“Third Party Services”). For
any disputes or errors that occur or relate to circumstances that occur because
of your interaction with, communication with and or use of these Third Party
Services, you are subject to that Third Party Service’s terms of services.
Indemnification. Subject to the terms, conditions, express
representations and warranties provided in the Legal Notice, you agree to
indemnify, save and hold us harmless from any and all damages, liabilities,
costs, losses or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs)
which may be incurred as the result of any claim, suit or proceeding brought or
threatened against us (each a “Claim”) based on allegations which are
inconsistent with any of your representations and warranties made herein,
except in the event any such Claims, damages, liabilities, costs, losses or
expenses arise directly as a result of gross negligence or willful misconduct by
DISCLAIMER. THE GAME IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS
AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND MADE BEYOND
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE LEGAL NOTICE.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY
OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY,
TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, QUALITY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY,
RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY US; THAT THE GAME IS
NONINFRINGING; THAT ACCESS TO THE GAME WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE;
THAT THE GAME WILL BE SECURE; THAT THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE GAME AVAILABLE
WILL BE VIRUS-FREE. IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM THE GAME, YOU DO SO AT
YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO
YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH
WE INSTRUCT YOU THAT IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, THE LAW MAY NOT PERMIT
THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW, SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR
ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGES TO PROPERTY, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS
PROFITS OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF YOUR OR
ANOTHER USERS ACCESS OR USE OF THE GAME, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
WE INSTRUCT YOU THAT IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, THE LAW MAY NOT PERMIT
THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.