ProSoccerData envisions a soccer industry that will fully embrace data-analytics as a supporting tool. That's why many clubs today collect data on their performances. Below, we describe the type of data we collect on ProSoccerData to give soccer organisations a better experience, and to build a better product.
Like most website operators, ProSoccerData collects non-personally-identifiable information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ProSoccerData’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifiable information is to better understand how ProSoccerData’s visitors use its website. ProSoccerData also collects potentially personally-identifiable information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ProSoccerData does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifiable information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifiable Information
Certain visitors to ProSoccerData’s websites choose to interact with ProSoccerData in ways that require ProSoccerData to gather personally-identifiable information. The amount and type of information that ProSoccerData gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, ProSoccerData collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ProSoccerData. ProSoccerData does not disclose personally-identifiable information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifiable information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
ProSoccerData may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, ProSoccerData may reveal how many downloads a particular version got, or say which plugins are most popular based on checks from api.ProSoccerData, a web service used by ProSoccerData installations to check for new versions of ProSoccerData and plugins. However, ProSoccerData does not disclose personally-identifiable information other than as described below.ses personally-identifiable information, as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifiable Information
ProSoccerData discloses potentially personally-identifiable and personally-identifiable information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ProSoccerData’s behalf or to provide services available at ProSoccerData’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using ProSoccerData’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. ProSoccerData will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifiable and personally-identifiable information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, ProSoccerData discloses potentially personally-identifiable and personally-identifiable information only when required to do so by law, or when ProSoccerData believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ProSoccerData, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a ProSoccerData website and have supplied your email address, ProSoccerData may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with ProSoccerData and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. ProSoccerData takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifiable and personally-identifiable information.