Privacy Policy

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1. Introduction

This policy covers the Squarefootball’s [hereinafter 'the site'] use of personal information that the site collects when you use The policy also gives you information about cookies; the site and third parties' use of cookies. Your own personal policy on cookies - whether the accept or reject them is your decision. If you look at the Wiki on cookies (go to Google and search for 'Wiki cookies') you will find the latest advice on cookies. From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services include newsletters, competitions, feedback etc. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable the the site and its service providers to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information the site will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.

2. Visitor Information

During the course of any visit to the site, the pages you see, along with a short text file called a 'cookie', are downloaded to your computer. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the computer (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit. Information supplied by cookies can help sites to provide you with a better online user experience and assist us to analyse the profile of our visitors. For example: if we know that a lot of our readers are interested in particular people or clubs we could look to generate more articles in that area.

3. Cookies?

Squarefootball does not currently (24.09.08) use cookies (although it does utilize the TypePad blogging engine which has its own privacy policy), but this may change without warning. Some advertisers may also use cookies to track their advertising spending. Cookies can be blocked or removed from machines at any time, although you may need to refer to the help documents of your chosen browser to achieve this. Again look at the Wiki about cookies for information about this.

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4. Use and storage of your personal information

When you supply any personal information to Squarefootball (e.g. for competitions, feedback) we do not use that information for any other purpose except to respond to your request. If you do not wish to leave any details with us you are at liberty to use a false name and no contact details, obviously this may make sending you competition prizes difficult.

5. Access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that Squarefootball holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests.) Please use a feedback form leaving your postal address and the email address(es) that you have used at the site and we will be in contact to tell you where to send the fee and what we will provide you with.

6. Users 16 and under

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to Squarefootball's website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.


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