Everton Football Club Website and Cookies Notice

This website and cookies notice will tell you how Everton Football Club collects and uses personal data from its website visitors and through social media.

1. Why do we collect information on our website?
In common with many other website operators, we use cookies on our website. We use them to enrich your experience of using the website by allowing us to tailor what you see to what we have learned about your preferences during your visits to the site. Our cookies are also used to enable us to develop our website to reflect the interests of our site visitors by noting who has seen which pages and promotions, how frequently particular pages are visited and determining the most popular areas of our website.

2. What information do we collect and record?
In general, we use the following types of cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and purchase tickets, etc.

Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality Cookies: These are used to improve the functional performance of the website and make it easier for you to use. For example, they are used to remember that you have previously visited the website and asked to remain logged in to the website. These may collect your personal identifiable information such as customer name.

Targeting Cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website and your browsing habits, such as the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. They are used to deliver content and messaging which is more relevant to your interests and also may be used to limit the number of times that you see content and messaging. These cookies may be placed by us or by third parties with our permission.  These cookies may include a unique reference (such as an IP address) but do not otherwise contain your personal identifiable information, such as name or customer number.

3. Children’s Information
Other than in setting up and administering an account, Everton will not use the personal data of anyone 12 or under. Parts of the website may be restricted from this age group.

Children aged 13 and over have access to the full Everton services but may be restricted from age appropriate services and advertising.

4. Where do we receive information about you from?
The information recorded by Everton is collected directly from you or an individual on your behalf, such as your family members.

5. What if you do not provide information to us?
If you refuse cookies this may mean that you can’t use some of the additional features of our website and may not be able to access certain areas of the website. Everton are not responsible for third parties’ cookies and websites.

6. Social Media
You can follow Everton Football Club through our various social media channels, such as on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Our social media platforms are used as a means of sharing information, videos, pictures and running competitions.

We also use cookies which link to our social media channels which are used when you “share” or “like” content, or when you click on links on the Everton social media pages on sites such as Twitter or Facebook. The social media sites will record that you have done this in order to action your request, and this information may be linked to your social media profile.

By visiting and interacting with our social media channels you agree to comply with the terms and conditions imposed by the site owners (e.g. Twitter, Facebook) with regard to age for access and appropriateness of content.

As a user of the Everton Football Club website and social media channels you agree to the imposed terms and conditions which include you agree that you will not violate any laws and regulations, including copyright, intellectual property rights and others regarding any content that you send or request. 

By posting any content on any Everton Football Club social media channel or website, you grant to Everton Football Club the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute and publish such content, in whole or part, for any purpose Everton Football Club deems appropriate.

Everton Football Club reserves the right to monitor and/or terminate your access to our social media at any time, without notice and for any reason at its sole discretion. Everton Football Club may remove any materials at its sole discretion.

7. Third Party Content and Links
This website may provide links to other websites, the content of which is not under our control. Accordingly, we cannot accept any responsibility for the content, cookies or offers for goods or services featured on such websites. Links to such websites are not to be taken as an endorsement by us of such websites or as a warranty that such websites will be free of viruses or other such items of a potentially harmful nature.

8. Accepting Cookies
If you choose not to delete and/or block cookies from the websites, your continued use of the websites, or agreement with the cookies notice is showing you agree to the use of such cookies.

You can manage cookies by choosing the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please refer to the instructions or the online help files available via your relevant browser if you wish to manage cookies in this way. Alternatively, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for further information. To manage cookies relating to targeted promotional activities, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.com.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can download the Google Analytics browser opt-out add-on, available from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Complaints and further enquiries about the use of your information should be addressed to

Data Protection Officer
Everton Football Club
Goodison Park
Liverpool
L4 4EL

dataprotectionofficer@evertonfc.com

The full Everton Privacy Notice is available from http://www.evertonfc.com/functional/privacy/everton-football-club