Thanks for using Predict the Football! We have always been and will always be committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy, effective from November 2nd 2022, is designed to give additional clarity as to how your data is handled.

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Predict the Football is an online football predictor game. Predict the Football acts as a data controller with respect to the personal data discussed in this policy. Being a data controller simply means we determine the purposes and means of processing your personal data.

If you sign up with Predict the Football, you may play our games and you might make use of other supporting features around the games such as creating your own mini-league inside a game or sending a direct message to another user. In this document, these and other similar usages of Predict the Football are referred to as our Services, and references to “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Predict the Football.

If you have any questions or concerns about your data, please contact us via the contact us form on the site. We aim to respond to enquiries within 30 working days but will usually be in touch much sooner.

We strongly believe in both minimising the data we collect and limiting its use and purpose to only that (1) for which we have been given permission, (2) as necessary to deliver the Services you interact with, or (3) as we might be required or permitted for legal compliance or other lawful purposes. These uses include:

Delivering and updating the Services we provide to you

We collect various information relating your interactions with our Services. We utilise this information to:

  • Enable you to use our Services
  • Operate our website
  • Ensure the security of our Services
  • Improve and optimise the operation and performance of our Services
  • Diagnose problems with and identify any security risks, errors, or needed enhancements to the Services
  • Detect and prevent fraud and abuse of our Services and systems
  • Collecting aggregate statistics about use of the Services
  • Understand and analyze how you use our Services and what products and services are most relevant to you

Often, much of the data collected is aggregated or statistical data about how individuals use our Services, and is not linked to any personal data, but to the extent it is itself personal data, or is linked or linkable to personal data, we treat it accordingly.

Transferring personal data abroad

The hosting, email sending and other technical provisions for our website are situated in Ireland. If you utilise our Services from a country that is outside Ireland, your communications with us may result in transferring your personal data across international borders.

Complying with legal, regulatory and law enforcement requests

We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (such as subpoena requests), to protect our property and rights or the property and rights of a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical.

To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties as part of legal process.

Using website and app analytics

We use analytics tools provided by service partners such as Google Analytics to collect information about how you interact with our website, including what pages you visit, what site you visited prior to visiting our website, how much time you spend on each page, what operating system and web browser you use and network and IP information. We use the information provided by these tools to improve our Services. These tools place persistent cookies in your browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit our website. Each cookie cannot be used by anyone other than the service provider (e.g. Google for Google Analytics). The information collected from the cookie may be transmitted to and stored by these service partners on servers in a country other than the country in which you reside. Though information collected does not include personal data such as name, address, etc., the information collected is used and shared by these service provider in accordance with their individual privacy policies. Please bear in mind that refusing or deleting some cookies may make it impossible for us to provide our Services to you.

Serving targeted advertisements

Targeted ads or interest-based offers may be presented to you based on your activities on our webpages, and other websites. These offers will display as varying product banners presented to you while browsing. We also partner with third parties to manage our advertising on our webpages and other websites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information such activities in order to provide you with advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests, and to measure advertising effectiveness.

Alternatively you may be able to opt out of interest-based advertising by visiting, or if located in the European Union by visiting Please note you will continue to receive generic ads.

Third-party websites

Our website and our mobile applications contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party sites. Please read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. Access to this information may be subject to an administrative fee if your request is manifestly unfounded, excessive or repetitive.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – you can delete your data from our servers by logging in to your account, and clicking "Edit Profile". There is a button labelled "Delete Account" which will fully purge all your data from our servers any related backups within 14 days.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
  • Right to judicial review: in the event that Predict the Football refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain.
  • All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved in the processing of your personal data. In order to verify your identity should you request your data or information about your data, we may ask for a copy of your passport, driving licence, national identity card or birth certificate.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or those of our trusted partner services. We implement appropriate, generally accepted technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage, including encryption where appropriate.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal information, but we cannot guarantee 100% security of your data transmitted to our servers; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security to prevent unauthorised access to our servers.

We retain personal data only for as long as necessary to provide the Services you have requested and thereafter for a variety of legitimate legal or business purposes. These might include retention periods:

  • mandated by law, contract or similar obligations applicable to our business operations;
  • for preserving, resolving, defending or enforcing our legal/contractual rights; or
  • needed to maintain adequate and accurate business and financial records.

At any time you can remove your personal data from our servers by by logging in to your account, and clicking "Edit Profile". There is a button labelled "Delete Account" which will fully purge all your data from our servers and any related backups within 14 days.

Predict the Football may from time to time revise this Privacy Statement by updating this posting. Such amendments will be communicated here, to the e-mail address stated in your account or through a notice on our home page. Your continued use of this site and the resources enabled by the site will signify and represent your consent to such processing and of the conditions set out in the Privacy Statement.

This policy was last modified on 2 November 2022