Privacy Policy

We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using this website. This policy explains the type of personal information we collect from you, how it is used, and the steps we take to ensure your personal information is handled appropriately. Please also take time to read this site's Terms of Services.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, Canada Soccer refers to the Canadian Soccer Association.

Canada Soccer members are independent associations and are responsible for adopting their own privacy policies. Canada Soccer online store is managed and operated by NAME and is responsible for adopting its own privacy policy.

Canada Soccer reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Policy on CanadaSoccer.com.

WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Personal Information is information that refers to an individual specifically and is recorded in any form. Personal information includes such things as age, income, birth date, medical records, credit records.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Canada Soccer does not automatically collect personal information such as your name, address, telephone number or email address when you visit this site. Such information will be collected by Canada Soccer if you provide it to us in order to:

  • participate in forums or discussions
  • receive our newsletter
  • enter a contest or promotion
  • request information from us.

We do not require that any personal information be provided in order to view our website.

Canada Soccer collects only the personal information required to provide products and services to you.

If the personal information we require is collected for a reason other than to provide products and services, your consent will be requested at or before the time the information is collected. Examples of reasons we collect personal information include:

  • to respond to your inquiries and send you requested information
  • to provide products and services you request
  • to allow you to participate in contests and promotions
  • to protect against fraud and error
  • to recommend products and services that Canada Soccer believes will be of interest to you
  • to comply with legal and government regulations.

RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Canada Soccer does not sell or rent personal information to any organization or person for any reason. We do not share your personal information without your consent with any third party organizations except to offer you products or services we believe will be of interest to you.

Canada Soccer retains your personal information only as long as it is required for our business relationship or as required by federal or provincial laws.

You can change your consent preferences at any time or request access to the personal information we have on record in order to review and amend the information by contacting media@soccercan.ca.

COOKIES

Like many organizations, Canada Soccer uses cookie technology on our site. A "cookie" is a unique identifier collected by the site to verify a returning visitor's identity, or to understand how visitors navigate the site. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many major websites use them (You can visit the Network Advertising Initiative if you want to find out more information about this practice). Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can usually change your browser to prevent or notify you whenever you are sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept the cookie.

A cookie does not tell us who you are, your email address, or any other personal information. We use the information it provides to help us improve the site and our service, and to provide our visitors with a better website visit. We do not share information obtained through cookies with any third parties.

We have no control over the content of third party websites that individuals may access through hyperlinks at our website. We encourage everyone to read the privacy policy of every website they visit.

Even without accepting a cookie you can still access most of the features on the site. There may, however, be limitations on your use of some site functions.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This site may contain links to websites of third parties. Canada Soccer is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

By using CanadaSoccer.com, you are consenting to the information collection and use described in this policy.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact our media@soccercan.ca.

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