We take your privacy very seriously and our goal is to protect your information. We will at all times comply with the requirements of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that the personal information you give us is kept appropriately secure and processed fairly and lawfully. In this section you can find out:
If you have any questions about the way in which your information is being collected or used which are not answered by this Privacy Statement please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
As agent for Manchester United Football Club, Fanatics (referred to as Fanatics, we or us in this section) collects all personal information on United Direct. By accessing or using United Direct (this site), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
We may change our Privacy Statement occasionally so please check this page from time to time. Any changes to the Privacy Statement will become valid 30 days after it has been posted on the site.
Fanatics will not use your information in a new way without first telling you of any such changes in the proposed use and asking for your consent to such use where required to do so by law.
Why do you need to collect my personal information?
Do you give my personal information to other third parties?
What about third party sites you link to?
Is there any other information you collect about me?
How do I find out what information you have about me?
How do I update my personal information?
How do you protect my personal information?
What is SSL?
What should I do to protect my personal information?
How do I remove my personal information?
How do I unsubscribe from Fanatics emails?
What is your policy for children using the site?
What is a cookie?
What are the different types of cookie?
Can I disable or enable cookies?
What happens to my information if your business is sold or integrated into another business?
When you place an order with us we collect certain personal information from you, for example, your name, postal address, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and credit/debit card numbers. We use this information to identify you as a customer, to process your order to deliver products, to process payments and to update our records. We also use this information to generally manage your account with us and to provide you with information about our products.
We will also collect personal information from you at other times, such as if you register to receive email updates from us or to enter a competition (even if you do not place an order with us). This will be used to provide you with information about our products.
Sometimes we may ask you for other details, for example product size and category preferences, age and any special dates (such as birthday and anniversary). These will be used to enhance our service to you. Providing us with this sort of information is entirely voluntary, however we may not be able to process your order if you do not provide us with all the requested information.
Entering a competition
If you enter a competition, information is collected to check the entry. It may also be used to contact you regarding the contest or prize awards. If you have agreed to do so we may also use this personal information to inform you of other products and special offers from Fanatics and/or provide your personal information to other carefully selected companies or organisations in order that they may inform you of their products and services. In order to use your personal information as stated above, we may share that information with affiliates of Fanatics provided that the same are located within the EU.
Where you have consented to our doing so we may share the information you have provided with partners of Fanatics and with Manchester United Football Club and its affiliates. We may also share this information with other carefully selected companies or organisations in order that they may inform you of their products and services.
In certain circumstances we may share your information with our partner companies and service providers (including the companies we have chosen to handle our order despatch service and our delivery company) who act on our behalf with activities such as
We will only provide these companies with the information which they need to carry out their services and they will not be allowed to use the information for other purposes. They will only be allowed to use your information in the way in which we instruct them and as permitted by the UK's Data Protection Act 1998.
You also acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances we may be obliged to disclose personal information relating to you to third parties, for example, in order to
At all times where we disclose your information for the purposes of fraud prevention it will remain secure.
Sending your data overseas
It may be necessary for us to transfer your information to countries outside the European Union which do not provide the same level of protection as the UK. If we for any reason need to do so, we will make sure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Statement and the UK's Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data protection laws so that your personal data is kept secure.
United Direct sometimes contains links to other websites not controlled by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, data collected or the content of such other websites. The operators of these linked websites are not under a duty to abide by our Privacy Statement. If there are terms and conditions, other privacy statements or policies appearing on those websites, you should also review them carefully as your use of those sites may be subject to them.
We may monitor or record your communications with us, for quality control and training purposes. We will at all times comply with the requirements of UK Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that the personal information you give us is kept appropriately secure and processed fairly and lawfully.
You have the right to receive a copy of the personal information that is held about you. You may request a copy of this information by contacting the Fanatics Data Protection Officeor using one of the contact methods below. Fanatics may charge a small fee towards the cost of administering any request you make; the current charge is £10.
+44 (0) 333 014 4543
Calls to this number are charged at ten pence per minute from a BT landline, calls from mobiles and other networks may vary
Data Protection Officer
PO Box 210
If there is a change to your personal information, for example your address details, you can update this in are a couple of ways:
Via 'your profile'
Or if you prefer, you can advise us of your updated details via the following methods:
+44 (0) 333 014 4543
Data Protection Officer
PO Box 210
Fanatics has a committed Security Policy. We are registered in accordance with United Kingdom Data Protection Legislation and will hold and use your personal data strictly in accordance with UK data protection legislation. Fanatics will retain copies of the information provided when you register on the website, order any products and enter into any competitions on the site. Fanatics implements a number of sophisticated security measures to ensure the safety of any personal information provided.
Now for the technical bit! SSL is commonly-used for managing the security of message transmission on the Internet through public-and-private key encryption and a digital certificate that establishes your credentials when doing Internet business or other on-line transactions. This certificate is issued by a certification authority, in our case Verisign. To see the certificate for this site click Verisign here http://www.verisign.com.
Your personal information is password-protected to prevent unauthorised access to it. We recommend that you:
If you wish to remove your personal information from this site then please email email@example.com or alternatively, you can write to us at:
Data Protection Officer
PO Box 210
If you have registered to receive email updates from us, and you no longer wish to receive these, you can remove your email address from our list by using the unsubscribe link which is included on all email updates.
We understand that many children will visit United Direct but encourages all persons under 13 to talk with their parents or legal guardian before submitting any information to this website or indeed any other website. However, Fanatics believes that ultimately it is the responsibility of parents or legal guardians to supervise children when online and recommends that parental control tools be put in place.
No information collected from anyone under the age of 18 will be used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatever as is stated when you register for competitions or promotions. Although anyone under the age of 13 is able to participate in competitions and promotions, notification of a win or prize will be sent directly to the parent or legal guardian identified in the initial registration process. Any publication of a competition winner's personal details for visitors under 18 will require parental or legal guardian consent during registration.
A cookie is a piece of information that a website transfers to a special cookie file in your browser on your computer. It allows us to recognize your computer (but not specifically who is using it) upon entering our site. A cookie will typically contain the name of the site from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. The cookie cannot be read by a website other than the one that sent the cookie.
When you visit United Direct, you can surf the site anonymously and access important information without revealing your identity. However, in order to provide better service, we may use "cookies" to track your visit.
There are two main types of cookies:
1. Session Cookies:
2. Persistent Cookies:
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you will not be able to use some of the features of our site if you do this.
If our business is sold or integrated with another business, your personal information may be disclosed to our advisors and any prospective purchaser's advisers on the understanding that they will keep it confidential. It will also be passed to any new owners of the business and used by them and other companies in their group in the same way as set out in this Privacy Statement.
+44 (0) 333 014 4543
Attn: Data Protection