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Regulations

General rules

The terms and phrases used in this TERMS AND CONDITIONS shall have the following meanings:

  1. ALGORITHM OF ELO POINTS – ELO POINTS calculation, showing the way of calculating and debiting them according to the mathematical algorithm, constituting Annex No. 1 to these REGULATIONS;
  2. ARTICLE – a basic editorial unit of this REGULATIONS, however, it is only an auxiliary and ordinal value, not relevant when interpreting these REGULATIONS;
  3. DEPOSIT – money deposited by the PLAYER, constituting its starting pool, stored by the OPERATOR on a BANK ACCOUNT, less the amount of commission for transferring funds to an EXTERNAL OPERATOR, in the amount of 1.5% of the DEPOSIT amount, but not less than 0.30 PLN . DEPOSITS FEE entitles the PLAYER to participate in chess games as part of the PLATFORM;
  4. JOINING THE TABLE – the PLAYER joins the TABLE (which is created by another PLAYER);
  5. TRANSFER ORDER – ACTIVE PLAYER operation within the PLATFORM constituting a specific instruction addressed to the OPERATOR, this action is binding for the OPERATOR as soon as it is made, only to the extent that the action determines it, this action may be made only in one of the following ways:
    – a move involving a transfer of funds in a given amount to another PLAYER, related to the RESULT OF THE GAME and made by accepting the amount to be incurred in the case of LOST, ATTACHING TO THE TABLE OR PLACING THE TABLE;
    – a move involving the payment of funds in a certain amount accumulated on the DEPOSIT ACCOUNT by the PLAYER, made to the PLAYER issuing the TRANSFERMENT DIFFERENTIAL by clicking the “REMOVE MEASURES” button available as part of his ACCOUNT;
  6. GAME – every chess game played by the PLAYER with another PLAYER within the PLATFORM;
  7. PLAYER – an adult person with full legal capacity, who is  over 18 years of age, a consumer within the meaning of Article 221 of the Act of 23 April 1964. Civil Code (consolidated text: Journal of Laws 2017 item 459, as amended); and who has registered under the PLATFORM, has an active (PASSIVE) ONLINE ACCOUNT, and also paid the DEPOSIT amount, and who has the right to participate in the GAME as part of the PLATFORM (ACTIVE PLAYER);
  8. PASSWORD – a specific string of numbers or letters, assigned by the PLAYER, assigned to his ACCOUNT, used to secure the ACCOUNT and in combination with the LOGIN, enabling access to the ACCOUNT;
  9. PLAYER ID – a field in PLATFORM, available to all PLAYERS, containing PLAYER data, including:
    – LOGIN;
    – the number of ELO POINTS he has;
    – the PLAYER’s place in the RANKING;
  10. ACCOUNT – an individual PLAYER profile, assigned to only one PLAYER, created as part of the PLATFORM by completing the REGISTRATION process, individualized by giving him / her a unique LOGIN selected by the GAME, and securing it with a PASSWORD;
  11. LOGIN – an individual, unique name of the PLAYER, under which it operates under the PLATFORM, constituting a specific string of letters or numbers, given by him in the REGISTRATION process, allowing to distinguish the PLAYER from other PLAYERS, as well as in combination with the CODE, access to ACCOUNTS;
  12. OPERATOR – a company under the name Chess Club Sowiniec limited liability company with its registered office in Poznań (61-819) at 13 Stanisława Taczaka st., entered in the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register under number 0000723321, for which the registration files are kept by the District Court in Poznań – Nowe Miasto and Wilda, VII Commercial Department of the National Court Register, with the NIP number: 783-177-41-62 , REGON number: 369700705, with share capital in the amount of PLN 5,000, e-mail address: suport@chessgold.com.pl, telephone: 603 757 470 being the creator and owner of the PLATFORM; possible change in the legal form of the OPERATOR, his company, registered office, address, place of keeping the documentation, the amount of the share capital does not constitute a change to the REGULATIONS, but is notified by announcement on the PLATFORM;
  13. EXTERNAL OPERATOR – a company under the name Dotpay Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością with its registered office in Kraków (30-552) at 72 Wielicka st., entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register on the basis of an entry made by the District Court for Krakow – Śródmieście in Kraków, XI Commercial Department of the National Court Register, under KRS number: 0000700791, with a NIP number: 6342661860, REGON number: 240770255, with capital in the amount of PLN 4,000,000.00 (in words: four million zlotys and 00/100), tel. +48 12 688 26 00, e-mail address: bok@dotpay.pl, www.dotpay.pl website, with which cooperation was established OPERATOR to handle electronic payments, and whose business is payment services that enable sending and receiving payments via the Internet;
  14. PLATFORM – a website maintained by the OPERATOR and being its exclusive property, operating at www.chessgold.com.pl, under which GAMES are organized, each subject is a chess game between two PLAYERS;
  15. PROVISION – the OPERATOR’S remuneration for running PLATFORM, charged each time from WIN, after each FINISHED GAME, determined in a fixed amount of 10% of WINN, paid to the PROVISION ACCOUNT, within the EXPOSURE OFFER by the PLAYER, who achieved a WINNING in GAME;
  16. LOSING – within the meaning of these REGULATIONS, this is a result of the GAME, referring to that from the PLAYER, which as a result of the END OF THE GAME suffered a loss in the number of ELO Points held;
  17. ELO POINTS – RANKING points awarded or subtracted to PLAYERS within the PLATFORM depending on the results of the Games they play, which at the same time constitute a determinant of the PLAYER’s level of advancement, in accordance with the ELO POINT ALGORITHM;
  18. BANK ACCOUNT – bank account assigned by the OPERATOR for the exclusive use for the PLATFORM activity, on which funds are stored for PAYMENTS deposited under the title DEPOSIT or COMPLETE REMEDIES, as well as for WINS, owned by individual PLAYERS and entrusted to the OPERATOR for safekeeping it is possible to have the PLAYERS a means, and the OPERATOR is entitled to execute specific commands of the PLAYER (SUPPLY OF THE TRANSFER);
  19. RANKING – the PLAYER classification as part of the PLATFORM, made automatically based on the number of ELO POINTS eligible for PLAYERS;
  20. TERMS AND CONDITIONS – these regulations of ChessGold PLATFORM;
  21. REGISTRATION – the process of creating an ACCOUNT by the PLAYER as part of the PLATFORM, starting with the “REGISTRATION” button click, described in ARTICLE 5 of this REGULATIONS;
  22. DRAW – within the meaning of these RULES, this is the RESULT OF THE GAME consisting of a tie of two PLAYERS having the same number of ELO POINTS who, as a result of CONCLUSION, did not bear the profit/loss in the number of ELO Points they have;
  23. RODO – Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (general regulation on data protection);
  24. PLAYER’S BALANCE – an amount of financial resources expressed in CURRENCY held on the BANK ACCOUNT by the GRACZA, taking into account both DEPOSIT, COMPLETE UPDATES, as well as WIN or BROWED and PROVISION;
  25. FORCE MAJEURE – an external event that the OPERATOR could not prevent or which the OPERATOR could not have predicted, which directly or indirectly led to the malfunction of the PLATFORM. Force majeure means an event such as:
    – flood, earthquake, lightning, hurricane, whirlwinds, volcano eruption or other similar atmospheric phenomena;
    – switching off the electricity supply by the electricity supplier for reasons beyond the Operator’s control;
    – incorrect functioning of the DEVICE or internet browser, hackers’ activities, hacking to the computer network or the OPERATOR server;
    The provisions of force majeure apply also in the event of an act being the state ruling (in particular, an international agreement, statute, regulation, ordinance, resolution of the authorized authority / administration), under which the PLATFORM cannot function properly within a given period of time;
  26. BID – financial rate expressed in CURRENCY for 1 ELO POINT (PLN 1 for 1 ELO POINT) determined by the PLAYER who HAS FOUNDED or negotiated by the PLAYER who HAS CREATED THE TABLE WITH THE PLAYER who wants or was invited to JOIN THE TABLE, negotiated limits, may be a multiple of one zloty, but not less than 0.10 zlotys;
  27. TABLE – a virtual chessboard made available as part of the online PLATFORM GAME;
  28. DEVICE – a computer, laptop, tablet or other mobile device that allows the processing, reception and sending of data used by the PLAYER during the use of the PLATFORM;
  29. SERVICES – all services provided electronically by the OPERATOR to the PLAYER via PLATFORM, subject to regulation under this TERMS AND CONDITIONS, including, but not limited to, the provision of ACCOUNT services and the GAMES to participate in online sports competitions and comment on them;
  30. SUPPLEMENT OF FUNDS – transferred by the PLAYER to the BANK ACCOUNT for safekeeping purposes at the PLAYGROUND OF THE PLAYER, which PLAYER remains the owner and sole administrator, and OPERATOR is only authorized to mediate in the execution of specific instructions from the PLAYER, which are reduced by the amount of the commission for the transfer of funds to the EXTERNAL OPERATOR in the amount of 1.5% of the AMOUNT OF THE UPDATEMENT, while the commission amount will not be lower than 0.30 PLN;
  31. CURRENCY – the currency of the Polish zloty, being the currency in force in relation to all financial resources related to the use of PLATFORM;
  32. WIN – cash in CURRENCY being the subject of the GAME not exceeding the amount of PLN 1,990.00 (in words: one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine zlotys and 00/100), assigned in the GAME RATE to a specific resolution of the GAME along with the number of ELO POINTS assigned to them, transferred after the end of the game by a given PLAYER in accordance with the rules set out in the REGULATIONS, after deducting the amount of PROVISION, being a win in a competition in the field of sport within the meaning of the Act of 26 July 1991 on personal income tax (ie 2018 item. 200 with changes);
  33. GAME RESULT – RESOLUTION OF THE GAME, after its conclusion, consisting of: a. VICTORY or BINDING, determining the increment or loss of ELO POINTS, as well as an increase or decrease in financial resources made in accordance with the ATTENDANCE STATEMENT, b. REMISING;
  34. TERMINATION OF THE GAME – within the meaning of this REGULATIONS this is:
    – making a “checkmate” or “checkmate” move against the opponent in the GAME
    – elapse of the time set for GAME or
    – DRAW;
    each of the above the ways of COMPLETING THE GAME will be signaled;
  35. SETTING THE TABLE – the PLAYER’s move within the PLATFORM to initiate a chess duel as part of the GAME by creating a new TABLE, entitling him to perform the first white move during the GAME, while determining the RATE applicable during the GAME, combined with the possibility (but not necessary): options negotiating the RATE and inviting another GAME PLAYER, with a simultaneous visualization of the ASSEMBLED TABLE on the table with TABLES;
  36. PERMANENT PURCHASE – ACTION PLAYER move within the PLATFORM, made on the basis of the PLAYER’S ACCOUNT, constituting an instruction for a cyclic transfer of the amount of COMMISSION to the OPERATOR, which will occur only when the PLAYER WILL WIN IN THE GAME;
  37. VICTORY – within the meaning of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS this is the RESULT OF THE GAME, referring to that of the PLAYER, who as a result of CONCLUSION GAME, made a profit in the number of ELO POINTS.
    The rights and obligations set out in these REGULATIONS referring to the OPERATOR also apply to any persons employed by or with OPERATOR on any factual or legal basis, which have been authorized and delegated to exercise control and supervision over the installation, operation and proper functioning PLATFORMS.
  1. These Regulations define the rights and obligations of the PLAYERS, the rules for the use of the PLATFORM, as well as the provision of services via the Operator via electronic means within the meaning of art. 8 of the Act of 18 July 2002 on the provision of electronic services (No. OJ of 2017, item 1219, as amended).
  2. SERVICES provided under PLATFORM include in particular, but not exclusively, the following:
    1. promotion of chess games as a sport discipline on a global scale, in accordance with the principles of fair play;
    2. enabling PLAYERS from all over the world to play chess duels (GAMES) at a distance via the Internet;
    3. making available to the GRACE the possibility of obtaining a measurable WINing from the winning chess duel.
  3. SERVICES within the PLATFORM are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at the request of the PLAYER, via the Internet. Using the PLATFORM requires the use by the PLAYER:
    1. DEVICE with software in the form of the current version of the web browser and higher with support for JavaScript files,
    2. enabling cookies in the web browser,
    3. having an e-mail account.
  4. Cookies are used on the PLATFORM website. Using the PLATFORM without changing the browser settings means that cookies will be placed in the PLAYER’S DEVICE.
  5. OPERATOR is not a provider of data transmission services. The costs of data transmission required to run and use the PLATFORM are covered by its PLAYERS on its own, and the OPERATOR is not responsible for the amount of these charges.
  6. In order to ensure the security of message transmission in relation to the SERVICES provided, the OPERATOR undertakes technical and organizational measures appropriate to the level of security risk of the SERVICES provided.
  7. Upon the acceptance of the REGULATIONS, an agreement is concluded between the OPERATOR and the PLAYER for the provision of electronic services. The contract is concluded for an indefinite period. The manner of concluding the contract for the provision of services between the OPERATOR and the PLAYER, described in the first sentence, is also the only way to conclude this type of contract between these entities.

PARTICIPATION

  1. Using the PLATFORM SERVICES requires creating a PLAYER’S ACCOUNT and then LOGIN. Persons not logged in, as well as persons without an ACCOUNT, do not have access to the SERVICES provided under the PLATFORM.
  2. Having an ACCOUNT and providing the data necessary to create it is voluntary, but necessary to participate in the GAME and provide SERVICES by the OPERATOR and their settlement.
  3. Each PLAYER can have only one ACCOUNT.
  4. In the event of occurrence in this REGULATIONS, a reference to the time related to the use of the PLATFORM, for a time is the time appropriate for the UTC time zone + 1:00 (Warsaw).
  5. It is forbidden to use the PLATFORM, in particular, but not exclusively, when playing GAMES, in a dishonest manner, i.e. using any bots, scripts, electronic devices, programs or any other mechanisms allowing any automatic decisions during the GAME or supporting the PLAYER GAME using such mechanisms or impeding or preventing the opponent’s GAME GAME.
  6. OPERATOR reserves the right to refuse REGISTRATION in the event of doubts as to the identity of the PLAYER or to respect the provisions of the REGULATIONS by the PLAYER.
  1. The PLAYER, accepting this TERMS AND CONDITIONS, declares that he is fully aware that he is the only person authorized to use the account created by him as part of the PLATFORM.
  2. The PLAYER is not allowed to use someone else’s ACCOUNT and can not use the PLATFORM (by sharing his ACCOUNT) with another person, including, but not limited to, a person under 18 years of age.
  3. The PLAYER is responsible for the security of his ACCOUNT in this regard, that he should not share the ACCOUNT data in the form of LOGIN and PASSWORD to third parties, and in the event of any unauthorized access to the ACCOUNT or attempts to obtain such access, the PLAYER is obliged to immediately report this issue to the OPERATOR.
  4. Using the PLATFORM and playing GAMES within it is only the PLOTER’s right, not his / her responsibility. The PLAYER has the full right to opt out of using the PLATFORM at any time in the mode described in ARTICLE 6 of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
  5. OPERATOR does not send unwanted messages to PLAYERS (SPAM). The PLAYER may agree to receive from the OPERATOR additional information from the PLATFORM by marking the appropriate checkbox.
  6. As part of using the PLATFORM, PLAYERS are obliged to comply with this TERMS AND CONDITIONS, to comply with the RULES and to make it impossible for the GAMES under any circumstances:
    1. violate the provisions of the generally applicable law of the country in which the Game he has his residence, as well as the Republic of Poland, as the place where the PLATFORM is located;
    2. provide the OPERATOR or other PLAYER or PLAYER with false, inaccurate or misleading information regarding the actual state of affairs (including impersonating any person or entity);
    3. to refrain from providing the OPERATOR with explanations or answers to questions regarding the occurrence of doubts or reports regarding deficiencies in the use by the PLAYER of the PLATFORM;
    4. to set up several ACCOUNTS at the same time or to register multiple ACCOUNTS assigned to the same bank account from which cash payments were previously made as DEPOSIT or SUPPLEMENT OF FUNDS;
    5. distribute viruses, Trojan horses, malware or any other programming mechanisms that attempt or may damage, disrupt, distort, falsify, intercept or misappropriate any system, data, information or services available under the PLATFORM;
    6. provide unlawful content, as well as publish offensive content or advertisements;
    7. send unsolicited commercial information (spam) via the PLATFORM;
    8. use the PLATFORM in any other manner inconsistent with the purpose set out in the TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
  7. If the PLAYER is suspected of money laundering activities within the meaning of the AML Act (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 1049) or any related activities, OPERATOR reserves the right to immediately suspend / remove an ACCOUNT and blocking the payment of funds until the matter is clarified, as well as reporting suspicion of this activity to the competent authorities.
  1. Creating an ACCOUNT consists in assigning to the PLAYER a specific LOGIN and PASSWORD given by the PLAYER during REGISTRATION as well as individual and unique to him.
  2. Establishment of the ACCOUNT will take place when filling out the form at https://portal.chessgold.com.pl/register/ or by logging in using the FACEBOOK or GOOGLE + account.
  3. PLAYER is responsible for the correctness, correctness and completeness, of all data, which will be provided to the OPERATOR during the REGISTRATION and is obliged to update the given data in case they change, using the option available in the ACCOUNT settings.
  4. The name and surname given in the process of creating the ACCOUNT must correspond to the actual identity of the GAME and the name and surname registered in his birth certificate. If the OPERATOR is in doubt as to the provision by PLAYER of data that does not correspond to the actual state of affairs, the OPERATOR is entitled to initiate the procedure of suspension or deletion of the ACCOUNT referred to in ARTICLE 7 of this REGULATIONS, with all its consequences.
  5. After completing the PLAYER REGISTRATION process, an activation link will be sent to the ACCOUNT, after entering the link and carrying out the login process to the ACCOUNT, the REGISTRATION process will be terminated. The first correct login to the ACCOUNT shall be considered the moment of the conclusion of the REGISTRATION.
  6. In the event the PLAYER wishes to obtain the right to play and become an ACTIVE PLAYER from the moment the ACCOUNT is created, he / she is obliged to pay the DEPOStMENT to the BANK ACCOUNT in accordance with the rules described in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
  7. As part of the ACCOUNT, the following information about the PLAYER is collected, available only to his message:
    1. GAME data referred to in paragraph 2 above;
    2. the PLAYER’s bank account number from which he makes a payment as DEPOSIT or REPLENISHMENT OF FUNDS, as well as withdrawals from the PLAYER’S ACCOUNT;
    3. information about funds financed by the PLAYER, paid out and unpaid, remaining on the BANK ACCOUNT (including access to the entire history);
    4. viewing and downloading of the latest invoices and / or invoices;
    5. the number of ELO points owned by the PLAYER;
    6. the PLAYER’s place in the RANKING;
    7. information about the games played by the GAME PLAYER, taking into account their score and progress, and the PLAYER IDENTIFIER being an opponent in GAME, including the PLAYER of the challenger to the duel.
  8. The ACCOUNT is also associated with the PLAYER ID, which is open to other PLAYERS and within which the following information is available:
    1. PLAYER’S LOGIN;
    2. the number of ELO points owned by the PLAYER;
    3. the PLAYER’s place in the RANKING;
    4. statistics of the duels played by the PLAYER as part of GAMES;
    5. access to historical games as part of GAMES
  9. The PLAYER can integrate the ACCOUNT with your account on the social networking site Facebook as well as the Google+ account. Such integration, however, is voluntary and does not limit other services provided through the PLATFORM. Integration, referred to above, is possible under the condition of accepting the respective Facebook or Google+ regulations, in particular, the principles of sharing user content and data, security rules and protecting the rights of others.
  1. The PLAYER’s use of the PLATFORM is voluntary at any time.
  2. To end the use of PLATFORM SERVICES completely, it is required to delete the ACCOUNT by the PLAYER using the option available in the ACCOUNT settings. The deletion of the ACCOUNT will be tantamount to termination of the contract for the provision of services by electronic means with immediate effect.
  3. In the case when the PLAYER’S BALANCE is positive, ending the use of the PLATFORM, as a rule, also requires the PLAYER to issue a CHECK PASSAGE by selecting the “REMOVE MEANS” option. Then, the OPERATOR, when executing the PLAYERS instruction, will transfer the amount of funds specified in the instruction, less PLN 1.50 is being the cost of transferring funds, to the PLAYER, using the payment method chosen by the option “REMOVE MEASURES” by the deadline 3 business days from the submission of the TRANSFER POSITION.
  4. PLAYER’s issuance of the “REMOVE MEANINGS” command referred to in para. 3 above, it also requires an indication of the bank account number to which the payment is to be made.
  5. The options available to the OPERATOR in terms of compulsory termination of PLATFORM use by PLAYER are described in the further part of this REGULATIONS.
  6. The PLAYER accepts and agrees that the removal of the ACCOUNT is synonymous for this PLAYER with the irretrievable loss of all data stored within the ACCOUNT.
  7. After the PLAYER’s voluntary termination of PLATFORM use by the PLAYER, it is possible to re-create the ACCOUNT at any time, however, the PLAYER must be aware that the ACCOUNT LOGIN he has chosen to use may have already been taken by another PLAYER. However, the possibility of creating a new ACCOUNT by the same PLAYER may be limited in situations described in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS, as well as in the case of a desire to circumvent its provisions or infringe the rules regulated in it.
  1. In the event of any failure to comply with the PLATFORM use by the PLAYER, including, but not limited to:
    1. an occurrence of PLAYER’s allegation of a crime related to the use of PLATFORM by him;
    2. the PLAYER’s behavior in an unethical or dishonorable manner towards other PLAYERS in connection with the use of the PLATFORM;
    3. an occurrence of the PLAYER’s use of programs, mechanisms, etc., as referred to in ARTICLE 3 par. 5 of this RULES;

    The OPERATOR may initiate explanatory actions in order to verify the obtained information on deficiencies and take appropriate measures to eliminate them, prevent further failures in the future and to protect the PLAYER and the PLATFORM.

  2. As part of the explanatory steps, the OPERATOR has the right, in particular, but not exclusively, to request the PLAYER to provide explanations regarding the misconduct, appointing the PLAYER for this purpose an appropriate date, not shorter than 14 calendar days, and in the case of the failure referred to in paragraph. 1 lit. and above, also notify the competent law enforcement authorities.
  3. In order to prevent further failures and to protect the PLAYER and PLATFORM, the OPERATOR may take the following actions:
    1. temporarily suspend the PLAYGAME OF THE PLAYER until the matter is resolved;
    2. forcibly delete the PLAYER’S ACCOUNT.
  4. In the case of forced removal of the PLAYER’S ACCOUNT, the OPERATOR may additionally block the possibility for the PLAYER to recreate the ACCOUNT at all or for a limited period of time.
  5. The compulsory removal of the PLAYER’S ACCOUNT does not determine the creation of the OPERATOR’s obligation to refund the Player’s funds if the PLAYER’S GAME is positive in this respect. In this case, the PLAYER will be allowed limited access to the ACCOUNT, allowing only the use of the tab concerning the execution of the transfer of funds deposited on the BANK ACCOUNT by the PLAYER. The funds will then be returned based on the PLAYER’s instructions to the OPERATOR and via the payment method chosen by the PLAYER, within three business days of submitting the TRANSFER CHECK. To return funds in the described case, apply accordingly to the provisions of art. 6 par. 3 and 4 of this REGULATIONS.
  1. All complaints related to the functioning of the PLATFORM and the provision of SERVICES through it by the OPERATOR, as well as questions regarding the use of PLATFORM, should be addressed to the OPERATOR at the email address: support@chessgold.com.pl.
  2. The complaint should contain in its content:
    1. PLAYERS LOGIN;
    2. detailed description and a reason for the complaint.
  3. The response to the complaint will be sent to the email address from which it was received. If the complainant wants the reply to the complaint to be delivered to another email address, he should stipulate this in the message.
  4. Within 30 days of its receipt, the OPERATOR considers the complaint and informs the PLAYER of the result of its consideration. In the situation where the data or information provided in the complaint need to be supplemented, the OPERATOR asks, before considering the complaint, to the PLAYER to complete it.
  5. The use by the PLAYER of non-judicial means of dealing with complaints and redress is voluntary.
  6. Detailed information on the use of extrajudicial complaints and redress methods by PLAYER and the rules of access to these procedures are available at the offices and on the websites of district (municipal) consumer ombudsmen, social organizations, whose statutory tasks include consumer protection, Provincial Inspectorate Inspectorates Handlowa and the following Internet addresses of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection:
    http://www.uokik.gov.pl/spory_konsumenckie.php;
    http://www.uokik.gov.pl/sprawy_indywidualne.php;
    http://www.uokik.gov.pl/wazne_adresy.php.
  7. The PLAYER can get free help in resolving the dispute between the PLAYER and the OPERATOR, also using the free help of a county (municipal) consumer ombudsman or social organization, whose statutory tasks include consumer protection (including the Consumer Federation, Association of Polish Consumers).
  1. The PLAYER may withdraw from the contract for the provision of electronic services concluded remotely within the scope of the SERVICE within 14 days from the date of conclusion of the contract (without giving reasons). The above authorization should be implemented by sending a written statement of withdrawal from the contract in the abovementioned (it is enough to send a statement before its expiry) to the following address: support@chessgold.com.pl. The declaration may be submitted on a form, the model of which is attached as Annex 2 to the Act on Consumer Rights of 30 May 2014 (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 683) and Annex No. 2 to this REGULATIONS. It can also be downloaded from the OPERATOR’s website (www.chessgold.com.pl).
  2. In the event of withdrawal from the contract for the SERVICE, this contract is considered void and the PLAYER is released from any obligations arising therefrom. Returns made by the PLAYER will be made immediately, not later than within 14 days in the same form in which the payment was made.
  3. Entitlement to withdraw from the contract for the provision of SERVICES shall not be entitled to the PLAYER if, with his consent, the OPERATOR commenced the provision of SERVICES within 14 days from the date of conclusion of the contract (loss of the right to withdraw from the contract).

CHESS GAME

  1. The GAME can be initiated only by the PLAYER by setting a TABLE or JOINING a TABLE.
  2. SETTING A TABLE is not tantamount to starting the GAME. Starting the GAME requires joining the table by another PLAYER.
  3. Each TABLE referred to in paragraph 2 above, should contain the following information:
    1. PLAYER IDENTIFIER – founder of the TABLE,
    2. information about the bid,
    3. information about the possibility of negotiating bid,
    4. information about the time of the GAME,
    5. information about the possibility of negotiating the GAME time,
    6. two options to react to the message “YES” and “NO”; and optionally: information about the time in which it must be CONCLUDED.
  4. In the sole responsibility of the PLAYER, it remains to decide whether to set up a TABLE or to accept such an initiative from another PLAYER – and also, in the case of PLAYING A TABLE, choose a PLAYER who is an opponent in a given game.
  5. Clicking the “YES, I CONFIRM THE PAYMENT OBLIGATION” button under the message referred to in para. 2 and 3 above, is tantamount to the start of the GAME and ATTENDANCE TRANSFER, but PLAYERS must have enough cash allocated to the ACCOUNT, which will cover the entire RATE GAME in the event of the GAME END. Otherwise, it will be impossible to play the game. If the PLAYER – the founder of the TABLE anticipated such a possibility while setting up the table, PLAYERS can take the negotiations and reduce the RATE accordingly, so that it is possible to start the GAME.
  6. The game is played on the general rules of the game of chess according to the regulations of the FIDE organization and every PLAYER is obliged to follow it.
  7. After the end of the game, each PLAYER receives a message with the content of the GAME RESULT.
  8. In the event that, as a result of losing the BALANCE PLAYER GAME, it will not allow another PLATFORM duel to continue, in order to continue the participation in the GAME, the PLAYER should make UPGRADES on the CONCENT.
  9. END OF THE GAME causes the corresponding increase or decrease of the number of ELO POINTS on the PLAYER. The principle of ELO POINTS passage is that each PLAYER gains or loses as many ELO POINTS as was assigned in the RATE for a given GAME RESULT.
  10. The ELO POINTS are carried out immediately, automatically after the end of the game.
  11. In the event of the occurrence of FORCE MAJEURE, GAME is considered to be invalid and cancels such a game is being canceled without any consequences  (including legal and financial) for the GAME AND / or OPERATOR.
  1. Establishing an ACCOUNT is synonymous with granting the PLAYER 1200 starting ELO POINTS. Each PLAYER, creating an ACCOUNT, starts the game as part of GAMES on the PLATFORM from the same level of the above the number of ELO POINTS.
  2. Participation in the GAME within PLATFORM causes either an increase or decrease in the ELO’S POSSIBILITIES.
  3. The increment of ELO POINTS occurs in the case of WIN, and the ELO POINTS down in the case of LOST. REPLACEMENT OF THE MEANS ON THE ACCOUNT or a payment higher than the minimum amount stipulated in this REGULATIONS does not increase the number of ELO Points owned by the PLAYER.
  4. ELO POINTS accumulated by PLAYER in the course of the GAME are visible to other PLAYERS in the PLAYER ID and allow you to locate PLAYERS as part of the RANKING.
  5. In connection with the publication by the OPERATOR of the GAME data as part of the RANKING, for the sole purpose of creating the PLAYER’S classification under the PLATFORM, the PLAYER, by accepting this REGULATIONS, also agrees to the publication his data in the RANKING. The data included in the consent contain:
    1. PLAYER’S LOGIN;
    2. the number of ELO points owned by the PLAYER;
    3. number and history of games played by the PLAYER

FINANCIAL SETTLEMENT

  1. Every deposit made by the PLAYER under the title of DEPOSIT or COMPLETE REMEDIES must come from a bank account owned by the PLAYER. Payments are made via the EXTERNAL OPERATOR SERVICE.
  2. The first deposit of funds by the PLAYER will always be a deposit in the title of DEPOSIT, and each subsequent payment will be made by the SUPPLEMENT OF THE MEANS.
  3. The payment for the ADDITIONAL REMEDY may be made at any time.
  4. Payments due to DEPOSIT or COMPLETE REMEDIES will always be made through an EXTERNAL OPERATOR after accepting its terms and price list, which the PLAYER is obliged to read.
  1. The PLAYER may at any time withdraw funds accumulated by him on the BANK ACCOUNT.
  2. Payments of funds referred to in paragraph 1 above, is made for a specific TRANSFER OFFICE issued by the PLAYER, specifying the amount of funds to be paid out.
  3. DISPOSITION OF THE TRANSFER, regarding the payment of funds, is the option of the PLAYER to choose the option “REMOVE MEASURES” as part of his ACCOUNT.
  4. PLAYER accepts that withdrawals of funds financed from the DEPOSITE held by the OPERATOR are carried out within 3 working days.
  5. Each withdrawal of funds by the PLAYER is associated with the cost of performing the transfer, therefore, for each such transaction, the funds paid by the PLAYER will be downgraded by PLN 1.50, to which the PLAYER hereby agrees.
  6. The payment of funds results in a decrease in their amount on the BANK ACCOUNT in relation to the PLAYER who made the withdrawal, while leaving the ELO PO number unchanged.
  7. Settlements between PLAYERS and between OPERATOR and PLAYER will be available under the PLATFORM in the “PAYMENT” tab. The document containing the settlements will be generated in one-month periods. This document will include both an excerpt from the history of GAMES and WINS as well as the fees paid for COMMISSION.

FINAL REGULATIONS

  1. OPERATOR hereby declares that:
    1. he is entitled to author’s proprietary rights to the PLATFORM, which are not limited in any way or encumbered by the rights of third parties and that PLATFORMA does not infringe the rights of third parties;
    2. did not grant any person a license entitling him to use the PLATFORM;
    3. has the exclusive right to grant permits for the distribution and use of PLATFORM studies.
  2. PLAYERS are only entitled to use the SERVICES provided under the PLATFORM. PLAYERS are not entitled to copying, preservation, reproduction, processing, alteration or any other activities aimed at consolidating, using or changing the idea expressed through the PLATFORM or using it for other purposes than specified in the REGULATIONS.
  3. Due to the use of PLATFORM by PLAYERS, they are obliged to inform the OPERATOR of any perceived violation, suspected violation or attempted violation of the economic rights of the OPERATOR resulting from the PLATFORM.
  1. During the creation of the ACCOUNT, as well as during the use of the PLATFORM, the OPERATOR may request PLAYER to provide personal data referred to in the REGULATIONS, in order to properly implement the SERVICES provided by the OPERATOR through the PLATFORM. Providing personal data is voluntary, but not providing them will result in the conclusion and implementation of the contract for the provision of SERVICES will be impossible.
  2. In the matter of personal data protection, the PROVIDER may contact the OPERATOR through the Data Protection Supervisor designated by him, by email iod@chessgold.com.pl
  3. The legal basis for the processing of PLAYER’S personal data is the contract for the provision of SERVICES between the PLAYER and OPERATOR, which is concluded as a result of acceptance of the REGULATIONS, and for which the processing of the PLAYER’S data is necessary.
  4. The GAME personal data will be processed only for the following purposes:
    1. related to the implementation of the contract for the provision of SERVICES (including enabling the use of PLATFORM, in particular registration, login to the ACCOUNT, ACCOUNT service) or to take action at the request of the data subject prior to its conclusion (in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter (b) the GDP);
    2. examining complaints, complaints and requests and responding to them (in accordance with Article 6 (1) (c) of the GDPR);
    3. fulfillment of legal obligations incumbent on the OPERATOR resulting from the Accounting Act of 29 September 1994, Dz. U. of 2018, item 395 with later d. [legal basis: Accounting Act of 29 September 1994 (Journal of Laws of 2018 item 395) – in particular art. 74z, in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. c) RODO];
    4. possible determination, investigation, enforcement of claims or defense against claims that are legally legitimate in this interest of the OPERATOR (in accordance with Article 6 (1) (c) of the RODO);
    5. providing payment services (in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the RODO);
    6. storing data for archiving purposes and ensuring accountability (in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) of the RODO);
    7. statistical and analytical testing, i.e. better selection of SERVICES to the needs of our PLAYERS, optimization of SERVICES, providing IT security PLATFORM, detection of unauthorized use of SERVICES, financial analysis of the OPERATOR being the implementation of its legitimate interests in this interest (in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 point (f) of the GDPR).
  5. THE OPERATOR processes the following personal data of the GAME: first and last name, information on the age of majority, e-mail address, LOGIN, bank account number, IP address, data on the browser and operating system.
  6. In order to use individual SERVICES provided by OPERATOR through PLATFORM, it is necessary to provide the PLAYER’S with personal data indicated in ARTICLE 5 of the Law. 2 of this REGULATIONS.
  7. OPERATOR processes personal data of PLAYERS on the basis and in compliance with the requirements of the Act of 18 July 2002 on the provision of electronic services (ie, OJ 2017, item 1219, as amended) and RODO.
  8. The OPERATOR shall ensure that appropriate technical and organizational measures are in place to ensure the security of the personal data processed, in particular to prevent access to unauthorized third parties or their processing in violation of generally applicable laws, preventing personal data loss, damage or destruction. PLATFORM uses encrypted data transmission (SSL) during registration and logging.
  9. The personal data of the PLAYER will be kept for the period of:
    1. the Contract concluded with the OPERATOR and after its termination, in relation to the legal obligation of the OPERATOR resulting from the generally applicable provisions of law (eg tax law);
    2. indispensable for pursuing claims by the OPERATOR in connection with the conducted activity or defense against directed claims, on the basis of generally applicable legal provisions, including limitation periods for claims specified in generally applicable laws;
    3. in order to ensure accountability, i.e. to prove compliance with provisions regarding the processing of personal data, they will be kept for a period in which the OPERATOR is obliged to keep data or documents containing them to document the fulfillment of legal requirements and enable control of their compliance by public authorities.
  10. When processing personal PLAYER’S DATA OPERATOR may use subcontractors (eg IT, accounting, tax, financial and legal companies), acting on its behalf, who will process data only and exclusively in the purposes specified by the OPERATOR, referred to in paragraph. 5 above. The data of PLAYERS may be transferred to these entities at the moment of providing these data at the time of REGISTRATION, and also later, for the period during which the OPERATOR stores the PLAYER’S data.
  11. The OPERATOR does not intend to transfer the PLAYER’s personal data to a third country or to international organizations.
  12. Based on the GAME data, the OPERATOR will not take automated decisions against the PLAYER, in the decisions that result from profiling.
  13. The PLAYER, who has forwarded his personal data to the OPERATOR, is entitled to:
    1. the right to access your data and receive a copy thereof;
    2. the right to rectify (correct) your data;
    3. the right to delete data, data processing restrictions;
    4. the right to transfer your data;
    5. raise objections to data processing, including profiling, and for direct marketing purposes;
    6. withdrawal of consent in the event that the OPERATOR will process the PLAYER data based on consent, at any time and in any way, without affecting the legality of the processing, which was made on the basis of consent before its withdrawal;
    7. lodging a complaint to the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, when the PLAYER decides that the processing of personal data violates the provisions of the GDPR.
  14. The PLAYER, in order to exercise his powers, referred to in paragraph 14 above, he can turn to the OPERATOR with a request by sending it to the following e-mail address: support@chessgold.com.pl or via PLATFORM using the options available in the ACCOUNT settings.
  15. In the event of permanent removal by the PLAYER of personal data necessary for the OPERATOR OF SERVICES provided through the PLATFORM, the PLAYER will lose the ability to use these SERVICES
  1. OPERATOR conducts ongoing supervision over the technical functioning of the PLATFORM, ensuring its correct operation. OPERATOR does not guarantee constant availability of all PLATFORM functions, as well as their faultless operation.
  2. The PLAYER uses the PLATFORM voluntarily at his own risk. The OPERATOR’s liability for any damage caused in connection with the use of the PLATFORM, and in particular its non-functioning, as well as improper functioning is excluded in the widest possible, legally permissible range.
  3. THE OPERATOR is liable only for losses and damages reasonably foreseeable and resulting directly from the violation of the provisions of these TERMS AND CONDITIONS, and the OPERATOR’S liability is limited by further provisions of this Article.
  4. OPERATOR shall not be liable for limitations or technical problems in ICT systems used by PLAYERS ‘DEVICES and which prevent or limit PLAYERS’ use of the PLATFORM and services offered through it, as well as that may involve LOST GAME. OPERATOR is not responsible for unsatisfactory PLAYER quality and performance PLATFORM.
  5. If the mandatory legal provisions do not provide otherwise, the OPERATOR shall not be responsible for:
    1. the PLAYER’s loss of data under the ACCOUNT due to force majeure or circumstances on the part of the PLAYER;
    2. negative consequences of the PLAYER logging out of the ACCOUNT;
    3. the effects of using the ACCOUNT by the PLAYER in a manner inconsistent with applicable law, provisions of the REGULATIONS and the possible damage resulting therefrom;
    4. the consequences of using a person (eg an e-mail address) during the REGISTRATION process by an unauthorized person who did not consent to it.
  6. In the PLATFORM operation there may be interruptions due to technical reasons, in particular resulting from the necessity to maintain the PLATFORM or servicing systems. The OPERATOR will inform about the planned break in the operation of the PLATFORM by inserting the relevant information in the PLATFORM in good time.
  7. The PLATFORM SERVICES may be discontinued in the event of improper connection quality, damage or defects in telecommunications equipment, power systems, computer equipment, failure of the telecommunications network, power outages or any third party activities during the transaction.
  1. The OPERATOR has the right to change the REGULATIONS.
  2. The OPERATOR informs about the change of the RULES about 14 calendar days before the changes come into force by posting a message in the PLATFORM. In the event that the PLAYER does not agree to change the RULES, he has the right to terminate the contract for the provision of electronic services. The contract for the provision of electronic services is terminated when the OPERATOR receives information about the termination of the contract by the PLAYER. In the event of termination of the contract referred to in this paragraph, the relevant provisions of the TERMS AND CONDITIONS regarding the return of funds in the event of the removal of the ACCOUNT apply accordingly.
  3. If the changes in the REGULATIONS are not accepted, the PLATFORM may not use the existing rules. The OPERATOR, along with the receipt of the notice of termination, will immediately delete the PLAYGAME OF THE PLAYER. In such a situation, Article 7 para. 5 REGULATIONS.
  4. THE OPERATOR provides access to the REGULATIONS through the PLATFORM in such a way that it is possible to download, fix and print it.
  1. OPERATORS have the right to assign PLATFORM rights to another entity without the prior consent of the PLAYER. The OPERATOR is obliged to inform the PLAYER about the assignment of rights. PLAYERS are not entitled to assign rights and obligations to another entity.
  2. In matters not covered by the REGULATIONS, the relevant provisions of Polish law shall apply, in particular the Civil Code (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 459, as amended), the Act of 18 July 2002 on the provision of electronic services (ie, Journal of Laws 2017 item 1219, as amended), the Act of 30 May 2014 on Consumer Rights (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 683, as amended), the Act of February 4, 1994 on Copyright and Related Rights (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2017, item 880, as amended), the Act of June 25, 2010 on sport (ie, Journal of Laws of 2017, item 1463, as amended), the Income Tax Act of July 26, 1991 from natural persons (ie Journal of Laws 2018, item 200, as amended). In addition, the provisions of the RODO apply.
  3. The law applicable to the settlement of disputes is Polish law. In the event of any disputes arising from the provision of the PLATFORM SERVICES, the first step is to attempt an amicable solution with the OPERATOR. In the absence of the possibility of reaching an agreement, the competent court will be competent for their final settlement.
  4. The following Annexes form an integral part of the REGULATIONS:
    1. Annex No. 1 – ELO point algorithm,
    2. Annex No. 2 – Form for withdrawal from the Agreement (template).
  5. In the case of translation of this REGULATIONS into a language other than Polish, in a situation where any discrepancy arises between the translation of the REGULATIONS and its Polish language version, the Polish version is binding.

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