Privacy Policy

SCOPE

matchdayfantasy.com (the “Website”) is operated by MatchDay Fantasy Limited, a company registered in the United Kingdom under company number 9404300 and with offices at 20 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AR.

We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998. This regulates the processing of personal data relating to you and grants you various rights in respect of your personal data.

The aim of this policy is to tell you how we will use any personal data you provide through the Website.  Please read it carefully before you proceed.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

If you wish to use the fantasy football services available through the Website you must register on the Website and, we will collect the following personal data from you: name, email address, and optionally postal address, date of birth, gender, profession, favourite club and mobile phone number.

In addition, we may automatically collect information about the website that you came from or are going to. We also collect information on which pages of the Website you visit, IP addresses, the type of browser you use and the times you access the Website. However, this information is aggregated and is not used to identify you.

HOW WILL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU BE USED AND SHARED?

The information we collect allows us to:

  • provide the services offered to you through the Website;
  • administer the Website and provide customer services;
  • meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements;
  • monitor and analyse the use of any account to prevent, investigate and/or report fraud, terrorism,
  • misrepresentation, security incidents or crime;
  • gather management information to form statistical and trend analysis;
  • communicate with you;
  • investigate any complaints about the Website; and
  • personalize your experience of the Website.

We may employ the services of a third party to help us in certain areas, such as website hosting and maintenance. In some cases the third party may receive your information. However, at all times, we will control and be responsible for the use of your information.

TRANSFER OF YOUR INFORMATION OUTSIDE THE EU

We do not transfer your information outside the EEA.

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

From time to time, we may wish to provide you with information about our products and services which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information, please either follow the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of one of our communications or contact us at info@matchdayfantasy.com.

COOKIES

6.1     Use of Cookies on the Website

We use cookies to collect information about store your online preference. Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser which allows the server to uniquely identify the browser on each page.

We use the following categories of cookies on the Website:

  • Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for such as remembering your login details or shopping basket items cannot be provided.

  • Category 2: Performance Cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use the Website. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at the Website, browse or use the Website and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.

  • Category 3: Functionality Cookies

These cookies remember choices you make such as the country you visit the Website from, language and search parameters such as size, colour or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

  • Category 4: Targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.  The cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks.  They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third party companies to provide you with more personalised adverts when visiting other websites.

  • Category 5: Social Media Cookies

These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on the Website on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control.  Please refer to the privacy policy for the relevant social media platform(s) for how their cookies work.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

To find out more about cookies please visit:  www.allaboutcookies.org or see www.youronlinechoices.eu which contains further information about behavioural advertising and online privacy.

6.2     Use of Web Beacons

Some of our Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited these pages. Web beacons collect only limited information which including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides. We may also carry web beacons placed by third party advertisers. These beacons do not carry any personally identifiable information and are only used to track the effectiveness of a particular campaign.

LINKS

Our site contains links to other websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you choose to link from the Website. We encourage use to review the privacy policies of those other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.

SECURITY

We have implemented reasonable technical and organisational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

SALE OF THE BUSINESS

In the event that the business is sold or integrated with another business, your details will be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchaser’s adviser and will be passed to the new owners of the business.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

You are entitled to see the information held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us at info@matchdayfantasy.com. We may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administration fee (which is currently £10) to provide a copy of the information we hold. Please note that in certain circumstances we may withhold access to your information where we have the right to do so under current data protection legislation.

UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You may review, correct, update or change your personal information at any time by amending your details in the ‘My Profile’ section of the Website.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If our privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this statement or your personal information, please contact us at support@matchdayfantasy.com.