Privacy Policy

The Football Link welcomes you. You may visit our website i.e. as an individual user or a group of users; privacy about your all kinds of information like name, address, mail–id, phone numbers etc. all are kept confidential.

The below mentioned rules and regulations describes and answers the questions regarding the how, why and what related to the usage of the information gathered from you. By using The Football Link, irrespective, you are a registered user or not, you give your consent related to the policy conditions of the website. If you don’t agree to any of the privacy policy or disagree to let your information to be used in the manner set forth, in that scenario you may please discontinue the usage of the website.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to TheFootballLink’s Terms of Use. Your use of the Website and any personal information you provide on the Website are subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and The Football Link’s Terms of Service.

The Information Collected By The Football Link:

All the results and analysis of the services used by the user of www.thefootballlink.com  shall be shared with the operations partner Football First India.

User – Provided Information

While registering or browsing www.thefootballlink.com, you may provide www.thefootballlink.com with some personally identifiable information like your name, address, email–address, mobile phone no. etc. Also, in case you register through any of the third party service provider like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus or the likes, than www.thefootballlink.com may also collect any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to the authenticated third party service provider, for the said account. Though you may revoke such usage by changing your account settings as desired. It is important for you to know, if you are registering with www.thefootballlink.com either through a Authenticated Third Party service provider or register directly with The Football Link, you are permitting The Football Link to use and store the information consistent with the policy, therefore , no more being anonymous to us.

Cookies – Information

On every visit that you make to the Website, whether or not you are a registered member, we may send one or more cookies – small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer. Cookies remember information about your activities on a website. There may be times when both, session cookie which disappears after you close your browser and persistent cookie which remains after you close your browser and may be sent to your computer. To control the cookies’ settings you may go to your web browser help settings to modify them as desired. However, without cookies you will not have access to certain services and features on the Website. The Football Link doesn’t control the cookies of the Third party advertisements displayed in connection with the Website, set by third party internet advertisers.

Cookies information may also be used to:

  • Remember your information so that you will not have to re–enter it during your next visit to the website.
  • Provide customized third–party advertisements, content, and information.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of third–party marketing campaigns.
  • Monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed and Track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities.
Automatically Collected Information

On your usage of the website some information may be automatically collected like Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring or exit pages, click stream data, operating system and the dates and times. It is done using different kinds of Information technology. Also, information like time taken to complete a test, problems attempted and of the likes may also be recorded.

Third Party Web Beacons

We may also implement third party content, such as advertising, on the Website that uses “clear gifs,” “web beacons,” or other similar techniques, which allow the third party content provider to read and write cookies to your browser, or implement similar tracking mechanisms, in connection with your viewing of that third party content displayed on the Website. The Football Link doesn’t participate nor hold responsibility for this kind of data transmission, collected directly by the Third Party. Information collected by third parties in this manner is subject to that third party’s own data collection, use, and disclosure policies.

Information from other Sources

We may also obtain information, including personally identifiable information, from third parties and sources other than the Website. If we combine or associate information from other sources with personally identifiable information that we collect through the Website, we will treat the combined information as personally identifiable information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Usage of Information

The Football Link uses the information sent by you to connect well with you or to provide with the website’ services, information that may be of your interest. The information so provided by you, is used to enhance, operate, maintain, and enable you to use all the features provided on the website. We may also send information or offers to groups of users on behalf of other businesses. However, we will notify you of this possibility when collecting personally identifiable information or we will obtain your consent. We may share your personally identifiable information with certain other websites that we link to (and that you click upon) in order to enhance your experience in connection with the Website.

  • The Football Link uses all of the information provided and collected to understand the usage patterns and to create a better feel, looks, features and functionality of the website to enhance the user experience.
  • If you have registered as a member and given The Football Link consent, we may share your personally identifiable information with advertisers, business partners, and other entities that are not affiliated with TFL who would like to send you information about their products and services. We do not share personally identifiable information with other third– party organizations for their marketing or promotional use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt–in.
  • None of The Football Link employees, agents and contractors have the right to use your personally identifiable information for personal use except, due to a definite legitimate business reason to obtain access to the personally identifiable information of the registered member. We may share your personally identifiable information with companies that provide services to us, including outside contractors or agents who help us manage our information activities (for example, contest and sweepstakes administration), but they may only use your personally identifiable information to provide us with a specific service and not for any other purpose.
Disclosure of Information by TheFootballLink:
Aggregate Information

The Football Link will automatically disclose collected and other aggregate non–personally–identifiable information to interested third parties, so as to assist such parties in understanding the usage, demographic and viewing patterns of the site. Additionally, also for the purpose of certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Website.

User Postings on the Website

The Football Link may permit/ enables you to share your User Postings publicly with other Users of the Website, such as one you choose as your coach and other associated users. If and when, you share your posting with other users, if any personally identifiable information is included in the postings, that you choose to include in, or is associated with, such User Postings will be accessible by such Users. Once you make your personally identifiable information available to others in any of these ways, it may be collected and used by the recipients without restriction and The Football Link in no ways responsible how this information used then. The Football Link would share your personally identifiable information, if, you consent to The Football Link to share it with users of your consent like coaches and whom so ever, you may wish to. We may even share with your consent, information about your use of certain Website features with other Users of the Website, such as sharing your activity history with your Coach or other associated Users.

Social Networks

The Football Link will disclose your personal information if you have explicitly agreed that we may do so. In particular, we will disclose personal information where you have elected to connect your account on our Website to a social network or other similar service (e.g., Facebook or Google), or have elected to have your activity on our Website published to a social network or other similar service (e.g., Facebook or Google). To control the information that you share, you should review and, if appropriate, modify your privacy settings on such services.

Required by Law

The Football Link may also disclose User information if required to do so by law or in the good–faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant. In some cases, we may make such disclosures without first providing notice to Users.

Merger or Acquisition

In the event that The Football Link is acquired by or merged with a third– party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.

Other Purposes

The Football link also reserves the right to disclose User information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect The Football Link from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against any third–party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Website; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of The Football Link, our Users, or others.

Your Choices

You may, of course, decline to share your personally–identifiable information with The Football Link in which case The Football Link will not be able to provide you some of the features and functionality found on the Website. If you register as a member of The Football Link, you may update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences at any time by going to your account settings page.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting your account access or making corrections to your information. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.

Our Commitment to Data Security:

The Football Link uses certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information, but, however, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to The Football Link, and you do so at your own risk. Though all measures are adopted to ensure the security of our systems in order to prevent any kind of breach. And in case, one happens, we makes sure to notify you of the same, so as you can take your preventive measures. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. The Football Link may post a notice on the Website if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.

International Visitors:

The Website is intended solely for visitors located within India. If you nonetheless choose to use the Website any other region of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from Indian Law, then please note that you are transferring your personally identifiable information outside of those regions to INDIA and by providing your personally identifiable information on the Website you consent to that transfer.

Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to change the privacy policy at our sole discretion. The Football Link will notify and take your consent for using, if any, of your personally identified information, in any manner other than described here in the privacy policy. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our Website with all the details of new privacy policy and effective date of any change.

Contact Information:

Please contact The Football Link with any Question, queries or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, our third–party disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at info@thefootballlink.com

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