Privacy Policy

Football Legal (“Football Legal”, “we” or “our”) cares about your privacy and the security of your information. We do not sell any personal information to a third-party and personal information is solely use to enhance your experience.


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Site publisher:, 163 cours Marechal Gallieni, 33000 Bordeaux - France

Intra-Community VAT: FR 00501283774

Site hosting : STRATEGINFO
4 rue René Martrenchar, 33150 Cenon - France
SIREN no.: 523 903 268
Intra-Community VAT: FR 95523903268
Phone : +33 (0)5 56 06 50 13

Publishing Director: Alexandre Durand, CEO

You can contact us here.


We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information, including personal information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in conjunction with your access to our print and digital products and services.

What Personal Information Do We Gather About You?

When you use Football Legal Services by, among other actions, ordering a subscription or other product, providing registration details, setting newsletter preferences, browsing our site, we gather personal information. Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. Collection of personal information is necessary to delivering you Football Legal Services or to enhance your customer experience.

If you disclose any personal information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with Football Legal Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We collect personal information in a variety of ways, including:

RegistrationWhen you register for a Football Legal Service, we collect personal information.

BillingTo subscribe to a Football Legal Service or enable payment, we collect and use your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit or debit card information and other billing information.

What Do We Do With The Personal Information We Collect About You?

We collect, use or otherwise process personal information as allowed under applicable law, including where based on one or more of the following:

- The consent you provide to us at the point of collection of your personal information;

- The performance of the contract we have with you; 

- The compliance of a legal obligation to which we are subject; or

- The legitimate interests of Football Legal or yourself.

Provide the Football Legal Services You Request. We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of Football Legal Services and fulfil your requests for certain products and services, such as providing Football Legal Services’ functionality to you, arranging access to your registered account, providing you with customer service, responding to your inquiries, requests, questions, suggestions, compliments or complaints, completing your transactions, sending you administrative information (such as change of our terms, conditions, or policies) saving your reading list or property search, and enabling you to participate in and renew paid services. We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you or comply with a legal obligation.

Analysis and Development of New Products and Services. We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of Football Legal Services, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, so we can analyse or predict our users’ preferences for product and services development purposes, to determine our promotional campaign effectiveness so we can adapt our campaign to the needs and interests of our users, and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. We use this information for analytical purposes, including analysis to improve customer relationships, to support strategic business decisions and our marketing tactics and to measure and track our brand health. We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, or because we have a legitimate interest in doing so. 

Customizing Your Experience. We use the information that we have to better understand you and customize certain features of Football Legal Services to provide you with an enhanced experience including to show you offerings, promotions or products that may be of interest to you, based on the demographic information, type of device you are using to access Football Legal Services, your usage of Football Legal Services and your reading history. We will provide personalized services because we have a legitimate interest. 

Email Newsletters and Other Marketing Activities as well as Facilitating Social Sharing. Football Legal will periodically send you email newsletters or promotional emails about services offered by Football Legal. To opt out of these emails, please see the section labelled How do I opt out from receiving emails? We will use the information we have about you to advertise our services to you on our Football Legal Services. If you choose to use social-sharing functionalities, we will use your information to facilitate such action, and such action - along with any information you share - will be covered by the social-media platform’s privacy policy. We will engage in these activities with your consent or where we have a legitimate interest.

Administrative Purposes. We use the information we have about you for the following legitimate business purposes:

  • For auditing purposes, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and comply with legal, regulatory and contractual requirements;
  • For fraud and security monitoring purposes, including, for example, to detect and prevent cyberattacks; and
  • To understand and assess satisfaction with our Football Legal Services.

We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, or because we have a legitimate interest.

Aggregating and/or Anonymising Personal Information. We aggregate and/or anonymize personal information so that it will no longer be considered personally identifying. We do so to generate other data for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose.

User Generated Content and Public Activities. When you share or recommend links to content on a social-media platform (such as Twitter and LinkedIn), that action and any information you share will be covered by that platform’s privacy policy. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public.

With Whom Do We Share The Personal Information We Gather?

Sharing With Service Providers. We contract with other companies, agents or contractors (“service providers”) to provide services on our behalf. These services are, for example, credit-card, payment and billing processing, fulfilment of orders, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, ad serving, shipping, email distribution, list processing and analytics, research surveys/interviews/focus group management and analysis, or promotions management. In the course of performing these services, our service providers have access to your information including your personal information.

Sharing With Other Third Parties. We do not share your personal information with third-parties.

Compliance With Legal Process. We may access, preserve and disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of Football Legal Services; (4) cooperate with public and government authorities (which may be outside your country of residence).

Other Information Collected Using Technology

Other information does not specifically identify you and are collected through technology. It includes tracking information collected by us as well as third parties.

We use various internet technologies to manage, and track the use of, the Football Legal Services. We use and disclose this information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. Information that we collect using these technologies is combined with personal information about you. If we combine information with personal information, we will treat the combined information as personal information.

Device Information. We collect information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access the Football Legal Services, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses (the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the Internet), geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.

Cookies. We use "cookies" solely in order to enable or enhance functions or improve the navigation experience for the user. For more information, see Our Cookies Policy.

Analytics, Log Files and Reading History. As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information included IP address, browser type, operating system and other usage information about the use of the Football Legal Services, including a history of the pages you view.

One of the analytics service providers we use is Google Analytics. To learn more about how Google use data, visit For opt-out options specific to Google Analytics, please visit

How Do I Opt Out From Receiving Emails?

You can choose not to receive commercial email messages in the future by either (1) following the "unsubscribe" instructions located near the bottom of each email, or (2) you can email us here.

Football Legal offers several email newsletters. If you no longer wish to receive a specific newsletter, follow the "unsubscribe" instructions located near the bottom of each newsletter.

How Do I Access, Change or Update My Personal Information?

If you would like to request to review, correct, restrict or delete personal information that you have previously provided to us, you may contact us here.

In your request, please state what personal information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your personal information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your personal information. For your protection, we only implement requests with respect to the personal information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.

We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion.

You may lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. A list of EU data protection authorities is available at

Data Retention 

We retain personal information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:

  • The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide Football Legal Services to you (for example, for as long as you have an account with us or continue to use Football Legal Services);
  • Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them); or
  • Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (for example, in light of applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations).  

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We evaluate this privacy policy periodically in light of changing business practices, technology and legal requirements. As a result, it is updated from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page.