Terms of Use

1. What are these Terms of Use about?

1.1 Why should I read these Terms of Use?

These terms of use ("Terms of Use") tell you how you may use CCA Online Services to access, view and/or listen to CCA Content for your personal and non-business use so please read them carefully.

Additional terms which vary or supplement these Terms of Use may apply to your access of some CCA Online Services ("Additional Terms"). If so, these Additional terms will be set out at the point of access to the relevant CCAOnline Services. If there is any inconsistency between the Additional Terms for a particular CCA Online Service and the Terms of Use, the Additional Terms will prevail. These Terms of Use and any Additional Terms are collectively referred to as "Terms". The CCA may update the Terms from time to time so please review the relevant pages regularly. If you access CCA Online Services, you agree to be legally bound by whichever version of the Terms is in force at such time.

These Terms of Use apply solely to non-business users of CCA Online Services.

1.2 Who makes CCA Online Services available to me and what should I do if I have questions, comments, complaints or enquiries?

CCA Online Services are made available to you by the Chevannes Chess Academy of 35 Picturehouse, 7 Streatham High Road, London, SW16 1EH (the "CCA").

Any reference in the Terms to "you" or "your" means you as a non-business user of CCA Online Services.

If you have any questions about the Terms or your use of CCA Online Services then you may find the answer at the CCA Help page or the Frequently Asked Questions. If you cannot find the answer there, or if you have any comments or complaints about CCA Online Services, you can contact the CCA.

If you receive any enquiries which relate to the CCA, any CCA Online Service and/or CCA Content, you should promptly refer such enquiries to the CCA

If you think that CCA Content and/or any CCA Online Service should not be appearing on a website, blog or service then please contact us.


2. Who owns or has rights in CCA Online Services and CCA Content?

2.1 Rights in CCA Online Services and CCA Content

All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on CCA Online Services and CCA Content belong to the CCA and/or third parties (which may include you or other users). The CCA reserves all of its rights in CCA Content and CCA Online Services. Nothing in the Terms grants you a right or licence to use any trade mark, design right or copyright owned or controlled by the CCA or any other third party except as expressly provided in the Terms.

2.2 Digital Rights Management

So that the CCA can meet its obligations to third parties who own rights in CCA Content, the CCA may embed digital rights management security in CCA Online Services or CCA Content and/or use other content-protection measures. You may not adjust or circumvent or try to adjust or circumvent these technical measures.


3. How can I make contributions to the CCA?

3.1 The CCA may invite you to make, share or submit your own, original contributions to CCA Online Services. These Terms of Use and any Additional Terms for particular CCA Online Services set out the rules governing how you may do so and how the CCA may use your contribution. Your contribution may include text, photographs, graphics, video or audio.

3.2 If you submit your contribution to the CCA you must allow the CCA to use the material in your contribution in any way it may reasonably choose on a free-of-charge basis in any media throughout the world. Any contributions you make may be moderated by the CCA which means they may be reviewed, edited and/or removed. The CCA reserves the right to remove any of your contributions if the CCA believes that they do not comply with the Terms.

3.3 You grant the CCAthe right to change or edit the materials in your contribution for operational and editorial reasons. The CCA may also share your contribution with trusted third parties, for instance with other users of CCA Online Services or, in the case of news-related material, the CCA may share your contribution with its overseas partners (for instance reputable foreign news broadcasters).

3.4 Any copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material you contribute in any way including allowing others to use it.

3.5 You confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory or unlawful and does not infringe anyone else's rights (including privacy rights) and that it complies with the Terms. You also confirm that your contribution is made in your personal (rather than business) capacity and that such contribution does not unfairly promote or further any business activities and has not been contributed for commercial gain. You also confirm that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 16.

3.6 We normally show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible.

3.7 The CCA may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see the CCA's Privacy and Cookies Policy plus any specific local terms, where applicable.

3.8 Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating any content you may share with the CCA.

3.9 As part of your contribution, the CCA may ask you to provide some personal information. Disclosure of this information shall be subject to terms set out in the CCA's Privacy and Cookies Policy. The CCA will keep your personal information secure and will only use it for the purposes specified in the Privacy and Cookies Policy. All personal information held by the CCA will be held in accordance with the terms of applicable data protection laws.

3.10 If you do not want to grant the CCA permission to use your contributions in accordance with the Terms, please do not share with or submit them to bbc.co.uk


4. What obligations do I have under the Terms?

4.1 Compliance with the Terms

You must comply with the Terms.

4.2 Expenses, equipment and software

You are solely responsible for paying all expenses you may incur when you access or use CCA Online Services or access or download CCA Content including your internet or data service provider charges and any excess charges to that provider if you have a limit on the amount of data you can download together with all costs of the equipment and software you need to connect to and use CCA Online Services. Accessing and using some CCA Online Services features to access, download, view or listen to CCA Content (especially video or audio) may lead to substantial bandwidth usage by you which can be expensive so you should be careful you do not exceed any 'bandwidth cap' on your account with your internet or data service provider. The CCA is not responsible if your equipment or software is not compatible with any CCA Online Service. CCA Content may be streamed or downloaded to your device from servers owned and operated by the CCA or (on behalf of the CCA) by third-party content distribution networks to enhance your experience when you watch or listen to CCA Content.

4.3 Managing your account details and activity

You are solely responsible for keeping your CCA account username and password (if you have them) confidential and you are responsible for all activity that occurs under your CCA account.


5. How does the CCA use my personal information?

You can read how the CCA uses your personal information in the CCA's Privacy and Cookies Policy which forms part of the Terms.

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