Privacy

This page can be found linked to from the footer of every page on This Is Anfield. Last updated 12 September 2018.

This Is Anfield is committed to being open and transparent about your privacy, complying with the European Union's GDPR legislation.

Your information, where it goes and how to manage consent

Select the section or platform of This Is Anfield you wish to learn more about what data we collect and where it goes. You can also learn how to update your subscription preferences and consent on each one.

What is it? Cookies are small text files that can be placed on your device via your browser to help websites, such as ours, to remember you. We use cookies to enhance user experience and show relevant advertising. Cookies necessary to the function of the site will be automatically used, but cookies deemed unnecessary to the function of the site require your consent.

Opt-in On your first visit to This Is Anfield, you will be asked to consent to all cookies deemed non-necessary for the functioning of this website. If you have previously opted-out, you can change your consent preferences here.

Opt-out If you have previously consented to all non-necessary cookies, you can change your consent preferences here.

What else? For your convenience, this privacy page is linked to from the bottom of every page on This Is Anfield.

Who has my data? This Is Anfield does not store any personal data relating to personalised ads. A list of third-party vendors is available in your consent preferences here.
What is it? This Is Anfield publishes all of its content free of charge and is supported by advertising. To deliver you the most relevant adverts we share data with third-party vendors. We conform with the IAB's consent management standards.

Opt-in Users are asked to consent to personalised ads on your first visit to This Is Anfield (per browser). If you have previously opted out and wish to opt-in, use our personalised ads consent tool here.

Opt-out If you opt-out of personalised ads you may be served less relevant and potentially more spammy adverts. To opt-out of personalised ads, use our personalised ads consent tool here.

Who has my data?  This Is Anfield does not store any personal data relating to personalised ads. A list of third-party vendors can be found in your personalised ads consent preferences here.
What is it? A once-per-day email listing the latest content from This Is Anfield.

Opt-in Click here.

Opt-out There is a link to unsubscribe at the bottom of all Morning Briefing emails.

Who has my data? Your information will be accessible to ourselves, for the purposes of running the mailing list, and our mailing list partners MailChimp.

What is it? Alerts on Chrome, Safari and Firefox when new content is added to This Is Anfield. This requires your explicit self-serve consent to opt-in or opt-out, we cannot do this for you.

Opt-in Click the red bell icon in the bottom right-hand corner, click subscribe and allow notifications from thisisanfield.com.

Opt-out Click the red bell icon in the bottom right-hand corner, click unsubscribe. Ensure you are using the same browser you initially opted-in with. Alternatively, check your browser's notifications settings.

Who else?  This Is Anfield hold no personally identifiable information relating to this service.

What is it? Interactive comments section below articles on This Is Anfield.

Opt-in To comment, you must be verified by Disqus.

Opt-out Log into your Disqus account to change your preferences or delete your account.

Who else? This Is Anfield hold no personally identifiable data regarding this service. It is managed by a comments platform called Disqus, who store your information.

What is it? Push notifications from the This Is Anfield App for major breaking news stories.

Opt-in Download the This Is Anfield app for iPhone or Android here, then enable notifications when prompted. Alternatively enable notifications for the This Is Anfield app in the Settings on your phone.

Opt-out Disable notifications for the This Is Anfield app in the Settings on your phone.

Who has my data?  This Is Anfield stores no personally identifiable data in relation to our app. Your phone's operating system developer, such as Apple or Google, may also have access to your information, as per their own terms and conditions.

What is it? A moderated interactive forum of supporters discussing Liverpool FC and other topics of interest.

Opt-in Register for free here.

Opt-out Forum members can adjust what emails and notifications they receive in their user preferences. To delete your account at any time, send us an email at forums.thisisanfield.com

Who has my data? The administrators and moderators of the forums have access to your information; an up-to-date list of who they are can be found here. The forum software developers are Xenforo. Your information is secured on secure (SSL) servers with Nimbus Hosting, who also have access to this data.

What is it? Our Facebook page.

Opt-in Log into Facebook, click here and 'Like' the page.

Opt-out Log into Facebook, click here and 'Unlike' the page.

Who has my data?  Facebook store and process all information relating to this service, as per their terms and conditions. This Is Anfield has access to names or usernames of users who have Liked our page.

What is it? Our Twitter account.

Opt-in Follow @thisisanfield on Twitter, or log into Twitter, click here and click the 'follow' button.

Opt-out Log into Twitter, click here and click the 'unfollow' button.

Who has my data?  Twitter store and process all information relating to this service, as per their terms and conditions. This Is Anfield has access to names or usernames of users who follow our account or interact with us on Twitter.

What is it? Our YouTube channel.

Opt-in If you have a Google account, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel here.

Opt-out Log into your Google account, click here, and click unsubscribe.

Who has my data?  YouTube (Google) store and process all information relating to this service, as per their terms and conditions. This Is Anfield has access to names or usernames of users who have subscribed to our YouTube channel, or interacted with us on the YouTube platform.

What is it? Our Instagram feed.

Opt-in Instagram users can follow @thisisanfieldlfc on Instagram here.

Opt-out Log into Instagram, go to our profile here, and click unfollow.

Who has my data?  Instagram (Facebook) store and process all information relating to this service, as per their terms and conditions. This Is Anfield has access to names or usernames of users who have followed our Instagram account or interacted with us on the Instagram platform.

What is it? From time to time, This Is Anfield will run competitions for Liverpool FC related prizes. These are always free to enter.

Opt-in When you enter a competition, you will be asked for your explicit permission to be contacted by This Is Anfield and the promotor of the competition, usually the brand offering the prize.

Opt-out To withdraw your entry, contact us. You can ask for your information to be deleted at any time.

What else? Your information will be stored on secure servers hosted by Google for a maximum of 30 days, before being deleted. Your information may also be shared with MailChimp for a maximum of 30 days for follow-up marketing, providing you have consented to this.

Who has my data? This Is Anfield has access to any data submitted in relation to competition and will keep it for a maximum of 30 days, before it is deleted. Your data is kept securely by Google and our mailing list partners MailChimp, as explained upon any competition entry.

Privacy Policy

This Publisher and Website
This Is Anfield is operated by Soccer Publishing Limited. Registered UK company number: 9214549. Registered office: Carlton House, Grammar School St, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 4NS.

Commercial address: Bulloch House, 10 Rumford Place, Liverpool, L3 9DG.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Soccer Publishing Limited collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the https://www.thisisanfield.com and https://forums.thisisanfield.com website (“Site”). The Site includes all employees, freelancers and third-party partners of Soccer Publishing Limited.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Soccer Publishing Limited may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our Site
    We may need your information display content on the Site correctly
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We may share or sell information with third parties for marketing or other purposes.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Electronic newsletters

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. Users data will be accessible to MailChimp.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Changes to this privacy policy

Soccer Publishing Limited has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.