WCA Privacy Statement

In this privacy statement we explain how we collect and use your personal data. The statement applies to all the personal data that we use for the services that we provide.

Who is the WCA?

We are the World Cube Association. We govern competitions for mechanical puzzles that are operated by twisting groups of pieces, commonly known as 'twisty puzzles'.

We work together with Regional Organizations and local organizers to organize twisty puzzle competitions worldwide.

We are a non-profit organization, based in California, USA.

Website

https://www.worldcubeassociation.org

Mailing Address

World Cube Association
5042 Wilshire Blvd #43206
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Email Address

communication@worldcubeassociation.org

Which personal data do we process?

We register data from you that is relevant for the services that we provide, and no other data.

How do we collect your data?

We collect your data in the following ways:

We explicitly do not buy and/or use information on you from other parties, like social media, web trackers, or marketing companies.

What is your data used for?

We use your data to provide services to you, to the Registered Speedcubers, to other users of our services, and for internal use of the WCA. For each service we only use relevant data. We use this data in compliance with the GDPR policy and applicable other legislations and regulations.

Do we disclose your data to other parties?

We do not disclose your data to other parties without your explicit consent.

How secure is your data at the WCA?

The WCA will handle your personal data with care and attention. Only persons with the need to have access to your data have access to your data, only access to the relevant data, and only for the period that this access is necessary.

How is your data used internationally?

The WCA is based in the United States of America. But since the WCA is a worldwide organization, your data may also be processed by the WCA in other countries.

What are your rights?

The WCA has a Data Protection Officer that will monitor if the WCA is following the data protection laws. and take action where necessary. You may contact our Data Protection Officer to exercise any of the rights you are granted under applicable data protection laws. Some of your rights you may directly exercise on our website through functions available in your account.