Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 6, 2011

 

           

           

           

           

   FoxSoccer.com Privacy Policy

1. INTRODUCTION

Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC (“Fox” or

“we” or “us”) operates the website

http://msn.

foxsports.com/foxsoccer (“FoxSoccer.com” or

“Site”), which is an entertainment website including

community features that allows users to discover content, create

personal profiles, view and comment on content, purchase streaming

video content and participate in fantasy games. The services

offered by Fox include online community features, public forums,

Fantasy Games and any other features, content, or applications

offered from time to time by Fox in connection with Fox’s

business (collectively, the “Fox Services”). Fox is part of the

United States based operations of News Corporation.

As set forth in our

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsoccer/world/story/terms-of-use">Terms

of Use, the Site is a general audience website, is not targeted

to children, and does not knowingly collect personal information

from children under 13 years of age. This Privacy Policy describes

Fox’s collection, use and sharing of personal information

about users (e.g., information that identifies a specific person,

such as full name or email address) where that personal information

is not otherwise publicly available on the Site. This Privacy

Policy also describes generally Fox’s practices for handling

non-personally identifiable information (e.g., user interests,

demographics, or Site usage) to the extent such non-personally

identifiable information is associated with a particular user or

user account. This Privacy Policy applies to all

“users,” including visitors (users who use some of the

Fox Services without being registered with Fox),

“Members” (users who have registered with Fox) and

“Subscribers” (Members who have purchased a Premium Subscription or

newsletter). All personal information collected on the Site is

jointly owned by Fox, Microsoft Online, Inc. (“MSN”)

and Fox Soccer Channel, LLC.

2. SUBMISSION AND COLLECTION OF INFORMATION ON

WEBSITE

User Submitted Information Registration Information: is the

required information that a user must provide when they register as

a Member with the Site (“Member Profile,” also called a

“user account”), and includes first and last name,

email address and password, (“Required Registration

Information”) or to enter a contest or sweepstake. When you

register to become a Member you will be notified at the time of

registration if your Required Registration Information is being

collected by MSN through your Windows Live ID account or directly

by us through the Fox registration process.

Subscription Information: is the information that

Subscribers must provide to us in order to receive a Fox newsletter

and may includes first and last name and email.

Site Product Purchase Information. If you elect to

purchase any Site Product through the Site you will be required to

provide personal financial information, including your credit card

information, billing address or other payment information

(collectively, “Personal Financial Information”), full

name, phone number and shipping address in order to purchase such

Site Service. You must be 18 years of age or older to submit

Personal Financial Information on the Site, including to place an

order on the Site.

Fantasy Games. If you elect to participate in one

of the various Fantasy Games offered through the Site, including,

without limitation, Premier League and FC Dynasty, you will be

required to provide Required Registration Information and, if you

choose to participate in the pay-to-play Fantasy Games you will be

required to provide Personal Financial Information, full name and

phone number in order to purchase such Fox Services. At the time of

purchase you will also be requested to select your Fantasy Game

competition type (e.g. Gold or Platinum). If you would like to

subscribe or unsubscribe from any Fantasy Game please refer to our

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsoccer/world/story/terms-of-use">Terms

of Use for more information. Public Forum Login Information If

you elect to post comments on any of the public forums provided on

the Site you will be required to register as a Member and sign in

with your email address and password. When you sign in you will be

notified if your sign-in information is being collected and

authenticated by MSN through your Windows Live ID account or

directly by us.

Public Information and Posts consist of your

username and, if you provide one, your profile picture and any

additional information you chose to make public through your Member

Profile and your posts and comments on the Fox Services outside of

your Member Profile. Your username will be public, which means it

is available to everyone and will be displayed in search results on

the Site and on external search engines. Please select your

username carefully. Your posts and comments outside of your Member

Profile include those made on other Member Profiles and on general

Fox content, such as FoxSoccer.com provided photos, and in general

FoxSoccer.com areas, such as forums and chats. Your Public

Information and Posts are always public, which means they are

available to everyone and will be displayed in search results both

on the Fox Services and on external search engines. However, when

you post content or comments on another Member’s Profile,

that information will be disclosed consistent with that

Member’s Privacy Settings.

Profile Content consists of information Members

may add to their profile. It includes location Member’s

content, such as “About Me,” favorite team, photos and

videos, as well as the Member’s blog, friends, comments and

similar information. You can choose which users you share your

Profile Content with, as well as change your search and activity

Privacy in your Privacy Settings.

We may also collect user submitted information in an offline

or manual format, such as a postcard. In such circumstances, you

will be provided with a short notice that describes how to obtain

the full text of this Privacy Policy and other relevant

information.

Site Collected Information

Site Activity Information. When users visit the Site, we may

collect certain non-personally identifiable information about those

visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the

Site, our servers receive and record information about your

computer and browser, including potentially your IP address,

browser type, and other software or hardware information. We also

may use cookies and other tracking technologies (including browser

cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe flash technology including

cookies), which are small bits of data that often include an

anonymous unique identifier. Websites send this data to your

browser when you first request a web page and then store the data

on your computer so the website can access information when you

make subsequent requests for pages from that website. We may use

these technologies to collect and store information about your

usage of the Site, such as pages you have visited, search queries

you have run and advertisements you have seen.

Third-parties that support the Site by serving

advertisements or providing Fox Services, such as allowing users to

share content, view premium content, participate in Fantasy Games

or post to the forums or tracking aggregate Site usage statistics,

may also use these technologies to collect similar information. Fox

does not control these third-party technologies and their use is

governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such

technologies. For more information about third party ad networks

that use these technologies, see

href="http://www.aboutads.info/consumers">http://www.aboutads.info/consumers.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you

can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set

or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the

“Help” section of your browser for more information (e.g.,

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies).

Users can manage the use of Flash technologies with the Flash

management tools available at Adobe’s website, see

href="http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/faq.html">http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/faq.html.

Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have

access to certain features or personalization available through Fox

Services. Third Parties. To improve the quality of the Fox

Services, we may supplement the information we collect with

information that is collected or provided by third parties.

3. NOTICE & CHOICE

Means of Notice and Choice. This Privacy Policy is the

primary means by which Fox provides you with notice and choice

regarding its collection and use of your personal information. Fox

will not use your personal information in a manner different from

what is described in this Privacy Policy without your permission.

Privacy Policy Changes. Fox may modify this Privacy Policy

as necessary. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy

that expand our rights to use your personal information, we will

notify you to seek your consent either through an email or a

prominent posting on the Site.

Location of Data Storage. The Fox Services are

hosted in the United States. If you are a user located outside the

United States, you understand and consent to having any personal

information you provide transferred to, stored and processed in the

United States. United States data protection and other relevant

laws and regulations may not be the same as those in your

jurisdiction. As a result, please read this Privacy Policy with

care.

Linked Websites. The Fox Services may also be

linked to websites operated by Fox affiliates (i.e., that are part

of the News Corporation, “Affiliated Companies”) or

third parties. Fox is not responsible for the privacy practices of

any such third parties, and once you leave the Fox Services via a

link, or click an advertisement, you should check the applicable

privacy policy of the third-party site. Additionally, although all

Affiliated Companies adhere to the News Corporation corporate

Privacy

Principles, users who visit an Affiliated Company website

should still refer to the Affiliated Companies’ separate

privacy policy, which may differ in some respects from this Privacy

Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites that

do not display or link to this Privacy Policy or have its own

privacy statements.

Collection of Personal Financial Information by a Third

Party. You acknowledge and agree that this Privacy Policy

will not apply to any Personal Financial Information that you

provide to any independent third party company on the Site and that

all payment obligations related to such purchase shall be governed

solely by the applicable independent third party company’s

privacy policy. You further acknowledge and agree that Fox will

have no liability for or control over such independent third party

company’s use or protection of your Personal Financial

Information. You should check the privacy policy of the independent

third party company‘s website to determine how it will handle

any Personal Financial Information it collects from you and/or

processes. You acknowledge and agree that in the event that such

independent third party company experiences a data breach that

compromises or otherwise affects your Personal Financial

Information, Fox shall in no way be responsible or liable to you

for such breach. You should contact the applicable independent

third party company regarding any such data breach.

4. USE & DISCLOSURE

Fox’s Use and Disclosure of Information We only share

your non-public personal information with non-affiliated third

parties when we believe the sharing is permitted by you or

authorized by this Privacy Policy. In addition, Fox may share your

personal information with Affiliated Companies and may share any

personal information collected during the Member registration

process with MSN.

We use the information you provide us for the following

purposes:

To provide and manage the Fox Services. We use the

information we collect from and about users to provide the Fox

Services and features to you, to measure and improve those Fox

Services and features. To allow third party service providers to

assist us in providing and managing the Fox Services. Fox may make

your non-public personal information available to certain

third-party service providers, such as contractors, agents or

sponsors, who help us manage or provide Fox Services by, for

example: developing or supporting the Fox Services and features;

collecting, transmitting, storing and/or processing Personal

Financial Information, fulfilling purchase orders; managing fantasy

games, administering message boards, or processing data or

statistics. These third-party service providers are required to

protect non-public personal information entrusted to them and not

use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are

providing to you and Fox.

To contact you. Fox may periodically send

promotional materials (e.g., newsletters) or correspondence related

to the Fox Services to the email address you provided to us at

registration. If you want to stop receiving correspondence from

Fox, you can change your Newsletter Preferences settings under

“My Profile” or follow the unsubscribe instructions at

the bottom of each email. There are certain service notification

emails that you may not opt-out of, such as notifications of

changes to the Fox Services or policies.

To protect the rights of Fox and our users. There

may be instances when Fox may disclose user information without

providing notice or choice, including situations where Fox has a

good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to:

(i) protect or defend the legal rights or property of Fox, our

Affiliated Companies or their employees, agents and contractors

(including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety

and security of users of the Fox Services or members of the public

including responding to emergencies where there appears to be a

danger of death or injury to any person; (iii) protect against

fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with

applicable laws, rules and regulations (“Applicable

Laws”) or legal process.

To deliver relevant advertisements. We strive to

make the Fox Service interesting, relevant and personalized for our

users. The Site and its third-party advertising partners customize

the advertising displayed to you based on non-personally

identifiable information gathered via cookies or other tracking

devices as well as your past activity on the Site. For example,

based on your team interests, we might display an advertisement

informing about the schedule for such teams games.

To complete a merger or sale of assets. If Fox

sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of

its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all

or a material part of its business, Fox may transfer your

information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as

part of that transaction.

5. SECURITY

Fox uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical,

personnel and physical measures to safeguard user information in

its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure

or modification.

6. ACCESS, REMEDIES AND COMPLIANCE

User Control and Account Cancellation. Through the My

Profile option, you can access and edit your Required Registration

Information, Member Profile Information and Newsletter and mobile

alert Preferences. If you would like to deactivate your Member

Profile you may

email us, Subject

Line: Deactivate Membership Account.

If you would like to terminate your Premier League Fantasy Game

subscription please refer to the Premier League Fantasy

href="http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsoccer/usa/story/privacy-policy">Terms

of Use for the termination policy and restrictions.. We may

retain backup information related to your My Profile account and

Premium Subscription on our servers for some time after

deactivation for fraud detection or to comply with Applicable Law

or our internal security policies.

7. CONTACT US

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please

contact Fox at:

Email:

FoxSoccer.Privacy@fox.com

Mail:

FoxSoccer.com Privacy Officer

c/o Fox Cable Networks Services, LLC

Business and Legal Affairs

P.O Box 900

Beverly Hills, California 90213-0900

Telephone:

(310) 369-1350