UEFA Foundation for Children

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The UEFA Foundation for Children (hereinafter referred to as the “UEFA Foundation”) takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully to learn more about the UEFA Foundation’s use of your personal identifying information that the UEFA Foundation collects when you visit the UEFA Foundation’s official website at www.uefafoundation.org (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). The UEFA Foundation reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. You are therefore responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy.

What this Privacy Policy covers

This Privacy Policy covers the UEFA Foundation’s treatment of personal identifying information that the UEFA Foundation collects when you are on the Website and when you use services on the Website, as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy also covers the UEFA Foundation’s treatment of any personal identifying information that the UEFA Foundation’s beneficiaries share with the UEFA Foundation unless otherwise stated.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of any companies or legal entities that the UEFA Foundation does not own or control or to any persons that the UEFA Foundation does not employ or manage, including without limitation third-party beneficiaries to whom you provide information. The UEFA Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you choose to link from the Website, and the UEFA Foundation encourages you to review the privacy policies of those other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share information.

Information collection and use

The UEFA Foundation does not collect personal identifying information when you access the Website homepage and browse the Website without disclosing your personal data except as described in this Privacy Policy or the relevant part of the Website and except cookies (see below under “cookies”).

The UEFA Foundation collects personal identifying information when you register on the Website, when you use certain products or services on the Website and when you apply for support. The UEFA Foundation may also receive personal identifying information from its beneficiaries.

When you register, the UEFA Foundation asks for your name, email address, and some other personal information. Once you register with the UEFA Foundation and/or sign in to our products or services, you are not anonymous to the UEFA Foundation.

The UEFA Foundation also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your Internet Protocol address (IP address), which identifies your computer, the UEFA Foundation’s cookies information and the page you requested.

The UEFA Foundation uses information collected for three general purposes: for technical administration of the Website, for research and development to achieve and maintain a high service level and for customer information (to customise the content you see, to fulfil your request for certain products and services and to contact you about specials and new products and services).

Data retention

The UEFA Foundation does not, as a matter of business practices, maintain personal identifying information longer than necessary for the purposes stated, unless otherwise agreed to by you.

Information sharing and disclosure

The UEFA Foundation will not sell or rent your personal identifying information without your consent to any third parties, such as but not limited to IT service suppliers and any other third party processing personal identifying information on behalf of the UEFA Foundation.

However, by approving this Privacy Policy, you expressly give your consent and agree to the disclosure of your personal data by the UEFA Foundation and your consent is deemed to be given. The UEFA Foundation may send personal identifying information about you to third parties when:

  • The UEFA Foundation has your consent to share the information;
  • The UEFA Foundation needs to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;
  • The UEFA Foundation needs to send the information to third parties who work on behalf of the UEFA Foundation to provide a product or service to you (unless otherwise stated, these third parties do not have any rights to use the personal identifying information the UEFA Foundation provides to them beyond what is necessary to provide a product or service to you);
  • The UEFA Foundation responds to courts or authorities;
  • The UEFA Foundation finds that your actions on the Website violate the UEFA Foundation Website Terms and Conditions or any other UEFA Foundation guidelines or rules applicable to specific services; or
  • The UEFA Foundation finds that it is necessary, as determined at UEFA Foundation sole discretion, to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, emergency situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any persons, violations to the UEFA Foundation Website Terms and Conditions or as otherwise required by law.

Before disclosing your personal identifying information to third parties, the UEFA Foundation will ensure that sufficient security measures and adequate data protection are guaranteed by the third party and take reasonable steps to ensure compliance with those measures.

In particular, the UEFA Foundation ensures that adequate protection is guaranteed for personal identifying information to be transferred abroad. In some specific cases when this level of protection is not guaranteed, the UEFA Foundation will obtain your prior consent or establish with the recipient of personal identifying information a contractual framework or sufficient safeguards that ensure an adequate level of protection abroad.

As part of its internal data auditing process, the UEFA Foundation may conduct regular checks on processing by third parties, especially with respect to security measures.


The UEFA Foundation may set and access UEFA Foundation’s cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

The UEFA Foundation uses its own cookies for number of purposes, mainly to:

  • access your information when you “sign in”, so that we can provide you with customised content;
  • keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the UEFA Foundation services;
  • estimate and report our total audience size and traffic;
  • conduct research and development to improve the Website contents and services and achieve and maintain a high service level.

The UEFA Foundation may allow third parties that are presenting projects on some of our pages to set and access their own cookies on your computer. Third parties’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not this one.

Children’s privacy

If you are not yet legally an adult (under 18), please use this website only after obtaining permission from your parent or legal guardian. The protection of personal data of children and adolescents is of particular concern to the UEFA Foundation. The UEFA Foundation does not knowingly collect personal data from children unless their parents or legal guardians have authorised us to do so. The UEFA Foundation will delete personal data immediately if it discovers that minors are providing the UEFA Foundation with personal data without the corresponding permission or data relating to such minors being provided to the UEFA Foundation by third parties.

The UEFA Foundation will not knowingly record any personal data about visitors under the age of 18. The UEFA Foundation recommends that parents discuss the use of the Internet and the provision of information on websites with their children and do not allow minors under the age of 13 to register.

Access to your personal identifying information

The UEFA Foundation gives you the ability to access your personal identifying information by sending us an email to support@uefafoundation.org including in the title of the email the reference to personal identifying information .

The UEFA Foundation allows you to challenge the data that it holds about you and you may have such data rectified, amended or completed.


If you communicate with the the UEFA Foundation by email, you should note that the secrecy of email is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential email messages or information which are not encrypted you accept such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet. In certain areas, the UEFA Foundation uses industry standard SSL encryption to protect data transmissions.

Generally, the UEFA Foundation takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

This policy may be amended from time to time. If we amend the Privacy Policy in any way we will place an updated version on this page of the Website. 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. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Website.

Updating your information

You may review, correct, update or change your personal information at any time by accessing your account on uefafoundation.org.

Privacy compliance

The UEFA Foundation is subject to Swiss data protection laws when collecting and processing personal identifying information.

Questions or suggestions

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please send an email to support@uefafoundation.org.

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