Your e-mail address is required for registration, and is used to notify you when it is your turn to move or a similar game event occurs. Your e-mail address will not visible to anyone else on BrainKing.com except you. If you choose to give your e-mail address to your opponent, you may do so by posting a private message with your move. Otherwise, no one visiting BrainKing.com will have access to your e-mail address, not even your opponents.
BrainKing.com guarantees that all e-mails sent from us to players are for the player's benefit (usually notifying you when it is your turn in your started games). However, you can turn this option off on your Settings page to be protected against receiving any such e-mails from BrainKing.com.
Your e-mail address is never given out to third parties without your EXPLICIT permission.
Players can set up optional (not required) information about themselves in their My Profile page to inform other players about real name, country, date of birth etc. BrainKing.com will never share these information with third parties without your EXPLICIT permission.
All messages exchanged between you and your opponents in game pages are visible only by the particular game players. Other players can only see the game itself (board, notation, time left, ...) but all other private information (messages) are invisible to them. If you want to increase your privacy when playing a game, you can check "Private game" checkbox in game definition page. In such case, other players are unable to see game board, game notification and other game information.
If you use BrainKing.com from a public/shared computer (like at internet cafe, etc.), do not forget to click on "Logout" link and then close all browser windows when you want to finish your BrainKing.com session. This process should avoid other people to use the same computer and continue to play on BrainKing.com with your ID.
(hide) If you want to play a game with an opponent of a similar level, you can define a required BKR range for a new game invitation. Then nobody with a BKR outside this range will be able to see/accept it. (Katechka) (show all tips)