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Whooligan: Who's your side?

Privacy Policy

The following policy is effective for the website, owned and operated by Whooligan, Inc. The effective date on the policy is May 17, 2008. What kind of information does Whooligan collect? Whooligan is deeply concerned about the privacy of its users. By visiting Whooligan's web site, submitting information or using any of our products or services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. This policy is applicable to Whooligan's use of personally identifiable information that you submit or that may be captured when you use the web site. Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, age, email address, and information that may identify your country of residence.

Whooligan gathers information in order to improve the overall experience of the site to the user. We collect the following types of information:

  • We may receive and store any information or content you enter on the Whooligan site when you register for an account or fill out a brief profile.
  • The Personal Information you provide may be used by Whooligan to tailor the country or club specific content. It may also be used for internal or external research, and to contact users about future opportunities sponsored by Whooligan. All personal information may also be used to help us in support and maintenance of the site.
  • We may automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our web site or services.
  • Whooligan may choose to automatically receive and record information on our server logs that come as a standard part of typical web browser page requests including your IP address, browser type and version, and the page you requested.
  • We may also automatically collect usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its different areas and components.
  • Whooligan generally only uses this data to identify trends and statistics of geographical regions, ages, sexes, etc. This information will not be used in a way that would identify users personally. In using the information that is provided to us, we may provide aggregate statistics to external partners for use in future joint ventures, information gathering, research, or targeted user advertising campaigns. Certain information, such as your password is not disclosed in aggregate at all.
  • Whooligan stores your e-mail address after sign up and reserves the right to contact you to inform you about site updates, promotions and sales. You may opt out of this list at any time.

Whooligan complies with all law enforcement inquiries and with all third parties to enforce their intellectual property or other rights. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our site. What are cookies and does Whooligan use them? Cookies are small files of data that we may transfer to your computer's hard drive through your browser. If your browser accepts cookies, Whooligan may automatically collect individualized information regarding your visits to provide you with a more personalized experience. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as may allow you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. Please note that if you do not accept cookies from Whooligan you may not be able to access certain areas of the site as it is currently constructed or in the future.

Below is a list of some of the functionalities that cookies provide to us:

  • These cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people.
  • These cookies also enable us to recognize you as an individual when you are logged in to the site and will give you access to your individual account information and its functionality in the future. This feature can also allow us to personalize your access to the site to make for easier use and viewing.
  • An advertiser or other business partner may place a cookie on your computer so that they can collect data about your use of the site for their commercial purposes. Whooligan has no access to or control over these cookies.

Can I review and edit my personal information?

Once you create a Whooligan or Whooligirl profile, you will be able to review and change all of the information contained in that profile, including: email address, photographs, videos, your city and country of residence, your password, your club and country side, and any other profile text including chants, songs, whooligisms, etc. In addition we recommend that you edit the user preferences feature of your profile page to account for any communications you would not like to receive from Whooligan, Inc. Please update your personal information if it changes. We would recommend that you periodically change your password to help reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account information.

What kind of security does Whooligan have in place?

Whooligan has security measures in place to protect all personal information including e-mail address, age, and place of geographic residence. We agree to do our best to safeguard all information from theft or misuse, but can't guarantee that a situation will not occur when this information is compromised.

Children on the site

Whooligan encourages fans of all ages to explore the site and make smart decisions as to revealing any personal or confidential information. We strongly urge all parents to participate in their children's navigation of our site, and to teach their children ways to protect their personal information. This site is not marketed to children under the age of 13. If this site is used by minors under that age, we strongly urge that its use be under the direct supervision of an adult.

Will Whooligan share my personal information?

We don't rent or sell your individual personal information to any external parties. We share your Personal Information only with your consent or in the following scenarios:

  • We may employ or work with other companies and people and therefore we may need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. We will inform you via e-mail if your information will be shared with such parties.
  • If Whooligan, Inc., or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by another company, member information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Whooligan may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. In the event Whooligan, Inc. is acquired by another entity, you will be notified by e-mail and/or there will be a notice posted on the frontpage of the site.

Whooligan may contain links to sites operated by third parties that are not under our control or supervision. Neither Whooligan nor its employees, agents or representatives are responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. These sites may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policies at all. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other sites to see how your personal information will be handled on the third party sites before providing them with your personal information.

Will Whooligan use my information for its own commercial purposes? is designed as a site that employs user generated content to create product offerings. As a member of the site, you have the option of creating a personal profile containing various text and/or images and videos. You also have the option of posting various other text and multimedia content on other pages throughout the site. We reserve the right to use any of this data or images/videos that are not copyrighted or trademarked, in an internationally recognized jurisdiction, for marketing or research purposes. Any of this same posted content that is not subject to any recognized intellectual property law may also be used by Whooligan, Inc. to create products sold to the general public. As a member of the site, you are not entitled to any compensation, monetary or otherwise, through the commercial use of such images, text, etc.

Will this privacy statement be changed by Whooligan, Inc.?

If we decide to change our privacy policy or general notification protocols, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our homepage If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy this Privacy Policy, please send us a detailed message at We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.

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