--- PRIVACY POLICY ---


Why do we collect data?

We collect your data to allow you to create your profile and membership with Challenge Football. We need to collect certain data to allow the website to work with your profile to give you the intended service. For example, we require your age as the challenges have a rating for your score based on your age.

Some of the data you may provide is optional. This allows you to decide how much information you would like to disclose on your profile, depending on the experience you would like from the website.

You can add, change, review and delete the data you have provided in the profile settings of your account. Challenge Football is not responsible for any fraudulent or incorrect information provided by its members in their profiles.

We will also collect data of your behaviour and interactions with the site. This includes any communications you make through the website and any media or content that may be uploaded or shared on the site. We use this as feedback to develop the site to continue to improve the user experience. We may also use this data to understand if there are any characteristics, e.g. age, nationality, that are common amongst members to allow Challenge football to market its services efficiently.


What data do we collect?

To be able to provide the service that Challenge Football intends to, it is necessary for us to collect:
- Username (this does NOT need to include your name if you would not like to)
- Age
- E-mail address
- An additional e-mail address of a legal parent/guardian if the registering player is under 13
- Challenge scores

You may provide additional data such as:
- Videos uploaded
- Hometown
- Favourite Club
- Favourite player
- Position
- Preferred foot
- Members you follow/request to follow
- Members you allow to follow you
- Videos you watch and/or 'like'


How will we use your information?

The mandatory information required to register is provided in your legitimate interest to have a profile that enables you to use and experience the service. This information is used for the sole purpose of creating your own profile and interacting with the site and its members for the services provided.

If you are under the age of 13 upon registration, then you will need to have consent from a legal parent/guardian. You will be required to provide an e-mail address for your legal parent/guardian who will then be required to consent to your registration to Challenge Football.

We will not provide any third-party companies with your information for any reason. If we have reason to provide your information to a third party we will contact you to obtain your consent before any information is provided.

Your data may also be used in combination with that of other members so that Challenge Football can do internal research to understand the member experience and preferences. This allows Challenge Football to then develop the service to enhance the user experience.


Who collects and holds your data?

Your data is collected by the Challenge Football application and will be held within its accounts which allows the information to be stored and saved on your profile; otherwise it would disappear every time you log out.

Challenge Football uses industry-standard programming techniques to secure all the data in the database and performs tests to make sure the security is continuing to protect all the data. This allows Challenge Football to make any upgrades or changes to security if we ever doubt the safety of the data stored.

We will hold data on other people following or requesting to follow you and when they interact with your content, including likes on videos or comments.

Your data will be stored within the database from the moment your register as a member and will remain for the full-time you have an account until you either turn 16 or decide to delete your account. Your data will be held for no more than 48 hours from your 16th birthday or the time of Challenge Football receiving your request to delete your account.


What rights do you have with your data?

You have the right to request confirmation that Challenge Football is processing your personal data.

You have a right to a copy of the personal data that Challenge Football is processing and/or storing.

You have the right to other supplementary information about use and processing of your data, all of which has all been detailed in the privacy notice.

You have the right to contest the accuracy of your data and/or request rectification of your data.

You have the right to restrict the processing of your data under Article 18 of the GDPR. There are certain circumstances for requesting, and Challenge Football accepting a request, for restriction of data processing. Please see Article 18 of the GDPR.

You have the right to object to the processing of your data under Article 21 of the GDPR. The right to object to the processing of your data only applies in certain circumstances. Please see Article 21 of the GDPR.


Can I delete my data?

You may request to delete your account, profile, membership and/or data at any time. Challenge Football will aim to delete all your data held within 48 hours of receiving your request for deletion. All the data and information Challenge Football holds about you will be permanently deleted.

If you would like to withdraw your consent to Challenge Football processing your data, then you may do this by deleting your account. The process for deletion is in the settings of your profile on www.challengefootball.net.

If consent has been provided for you or you have provided consent for someone, because they are or were below the age of 13 upon registration, then you have the right to withdraw your consent. This will result in the permanent deletion of the data held and processed about the individual concerned, thus permanently deleting any profile they may have setup.


What happens if I click on an ad or a link?

Advertisers and other partners may inform us of any interaction you make with them through Challenge Football. This allows us to analyse how members are responding to and interacting with all features on the website; including ads. We will not allow advertisers or partners to target their ads towards any specific demographic, e.g. age, sex, race, nationality etc.

If you move from our website to that of a partner, through an action taken on our website, then you are no longer bound by our terms and conditions, privacy policy or cookies policy. As soon as you move away from Challenge Football website then any data you provide or actions you take will be under the process of that website and has no further relation to Challenge Football.


How can you raise any concerns with challenge football?

The Data Controller responsible for your information is Challenge Football, which you can contact by e-mailing: support@challengefootball.net

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with Challenge Football's lead supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), or your local supervisory authority.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies can perform many tasks, for example, remembering your preferences or to count the number of people looking at a website.

The rules on cookies are covered by the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR). The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is responsible for enforcing these rules.


How do we use cookies?

Challenge Football uses cookies to save/remember your username and password. This is for your benefit to improve the logging in service.

Your username and password will be saved to your computer in a file; as a cookie. The file will be encrypted for security. Therefore, if a third party were to gain access to your files, they would not be able to see your username and password for Challenge Football login.


Do I have to have cookies?

You can choose not to allow or disable cookies. All this will do is prevent your device from remembering your username and password for logging in to Challenge Football, so you will have to manually enter both every time you return to the site.

You have a variety of other options on your browser and device settings for how you use cookies.


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