Legal Notice

Company Name: Aberdeen Football Club plc
Company Number: SC005364
Contact Address: Pittodrie Stadium,
Pittodrie Street,
Aberdeen
AB24 5QH
VAT Registration Number: GB886 3232 02
Trade Bodies or professional association's memberships: Scottish Football Association.
Scottish Professional Football League

Privacy Policy

At Aberdeen FC Plc we are committed to protecting your privacy & security. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you are aware of the steps we take to protect your privacy, what information we collect and how we use it now or may use it in the future via our website, the SPFL website or the SFA website, and their affiliate eZines and / or subsites.

Controllers of Information

Any personal information provided to or gathered by our website is controlled by Aberdeen FC Plc, Registered office Aberdeen FC, Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street, Aberdeen AB24 5QH. Details of the current Data Protection Officer at Aberdeen FC Plc can be obtained by emailing our webmaster or emailing general enquiries.

What Information do we collect? How do we use it?

When you order over our website we need to know your name, e-mail address, delivery address, credit or debit card number, expiry date (and valid from date and issue number for Switch cards). This allows us to process and fulfil your orders and to notify you of the status of your order. You will find that it is not compulsory to provide us with any additional information we request which is not necessary or reasonable in order to complete your transaction. We also ask for your telephone number which enables us to contact you urgently if there is a problem with your order. We will give your name and address to our couriers and we may also give them your telephone number to aid the delivery of your order.
When you register on the website or, during the process of purchasing goods from the website and choose to receive further information from us, we may use the information you provide us with for the following purposes:-

  • We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us to develop the design and layout of the website.
  • Personal details may be for purposes such as notifying you of Aberdeen FC Plc, events, fixture, ticket, merchandising and player information which we think may be of interest to you.
  • Aberdeen FC Plc will not put any information about you on general release nor will it sell such information. Personal data will not be transferred outside of the European Economic Area.
  • We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf such as delivering packages, analysing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and designing and operating our website. Such companies and individuals have access to your personal information for the purpose of carrying out this work only. These enterprises will not use your data for any other purpose. Under no circumstances will these enterprises use any additional data about you to which they are party for any other purposes.

Cookies

EU Cookie directive

From 26 May 2011 a new European Union directive requires us to gain the consent of our users to download cookies on to their machines. There are various methods we could use to gain users consent. For example, we could use pop-ups; prompting users to tick a box to confirm they give permission for us to download cookies on their machine.
Alternatively, we could use an online form that all users must complete before using the website.
We consider both of these solutions as obtrusive. We want our users find information and services quickly.
Therefore, we have taken the decision to promote how we use cookies on our website instead. This will enable users to make an informed decision whether they want to disable this feature.
There are links on our terms and conditions and disclaimer pages which are in the footer of every web page pointing to this information.

What is a Cookie?

Information may be sent to your computer in the form of an Internet "cookie" to allow our servers to monitor your requirements. The cookie is stored on your computer. Our server may request that your computer return a cookie to it.
These return cookies do not contain any information supplied by you or any personally identifiable information about you. However, we use cookies to keep track of your shopping cart when you are using the Aberdeen FC Store Online.
Such measures are necessary to allow Aberdeen FC to measure the usability of the systems, which will help to continually improve user experience of our websites. Your browser software should however enable you to block cookies if you wish to. For more information about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Google Analytics

Aberdeen FC uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics collects first party cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. This information is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how our website is being used. This enables Aberdeen FC to compile statistical reports. A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google code website.
Aberdeen FC does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect) personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information. We will not link or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user. In short, Google Analytics doesn't identify who you are, but it does track your movements on our websites.

How to disable cookies

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website aboutcookies.org. You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.

Consent

By using our website you consent to collection and use of any information you provide to us by Aberdeen FC Plc for the purposes described above. If we amend our privacy policy, any changes will be published on this web site. If at any time you wish to update the information which we hold about you, or if you wish to stop receiving information from Aberdeen FC, please contact us.

Disclaimer

Aberdeen FC Plc recognizes that we have legal obligations in terms of the collection and use of personal data made available to us. This website is provided on an "AS IS" basis and Aberdeen FC Plc excludes all warranties or representations of any kind with respect to this website or its contents. In particular, Aberdeen FC Plc does not warrant or represent that the information contained on this website is accurate or up to date.
The contents of this website are designed to comply with English Law. You may be viewing the website in a market in which we do not commonly sell our goods. Aberdeen FC Plc cannot be held responsible for non-compliance with any local advertising or other laws in relation to this website or its contents.

Your Consent

By using our website you consent to collection and use of any information you provide to us by Aberdeen FC Plc for the purposes described above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. We recommend you re-visit this page periodically to check for changes. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data including the use of encryption technology, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of sending information over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent.
If you are under the age of 18 you may register on the website to receive newsletters and other information but only with parental or guardian consent. You may only make purchases on this website if you are aged 18 or over or, if under 18, have received parental or guardian consent.

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the official website ("Site") of Aberdeen Football Club (the "Club"). This website is operated by afc.co.uk ("afc.co.uk"), a joint venture between Aberdeen Football Club plc and Sotic Ltd.

For terms and conditions of our subscriber product RedTV, please click here

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU USE THE SITE.

In using the Site, you agree to the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions"). If you do not accept these Terms and Condition, you should exit the Site now.

The Privacy Policy also forms part of these Terms and Conditions.

Amending the Terms and Conditions

afc.co.uk reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions from time to time and your use of the Site following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. afc.co.uk further reserves the right, at any time, to charge you for accessing certain materials on this Site and/or to make access to certain materials on the Site conditional on you agreeing to additional terms and conditions.

Use of the Site

The contents and materials on this Site and the software used to provide this Site are the property of, or are under licence to, afc.co.uk or its licensors (including the Club). You acknowledge that you are only entitled use this Site for personal purposes and to purchase goods or services. You will not use any area of this Site for any commercial purpose or gain without the prior written consent of afc.co.uk.

Links to other websites

The Site contains links to third party websites. These third party websites are beyond the control of afc.co.uk and afc.co.uk does not accept any responsibility for the content of these websites or for any transactions that you may make on these websites. Your use of these third party websites, and any resultant transactions, will be subject to separate terms and conditions of use.

Links to the Site

You must not create a link (of whatsoever nature) to the Site without the prior written consent of afc.co.uk. Consent to the creation of a link to the Site from afc.co.uk should not be taken to be either express or implied consent to use any of the content or materials that appear on the Site. Separate written consent from afc.co.uk is required before you may use any of the content or materials that appear on the Site for whatever purpose.

Copyright

All materials and content appearing in the Site are copyright to afc.co.uk or its licensors (including the Club) and are protected under copyright laws throughout the world. Save as is set out below, copying or reproduction of all or part of the materials or content appearing in the Site is prohibited.
Permission is granted:

(i) to download the materials and content contained on this Site to a single personal computer and to print a hard copy of such materials and content solely for personal, non-commercial use;

(ii) to copy extracts of texts from news articles that appear on the Site (excluding without limitation photographs, illustrations, logos, match reports, match statistics, and audio and video materials) for non-commercial supply, in text format only, to individual third parties for their personal, non commercial use, but only if:

(a) you acknowledge the Site as the source of the extract;

(b) you inform the third party that these Terms and Conditions apply to him/her and that he/she must comply with them; and

(c) you reproduce the extracted material in complete and unmodified form and, if the supply by you of the extract is via the internet, that you do not frame the extract within your own website.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, non-commercial supply or use shall mean that neither you nor any third party may charge for viewing any materials that have been downloaded or copied from this Site, and that neither you nor any third party can use any materials from this Site to attract others to buy goods or services.

Trade Marks

The trade or service marks on the Site are the property of, or are under licence to, afc.co.uk or its licensors (including the Club). Trade or service marks used in the Site may be not be used or reproduced without the written permission of afc.co.uk.

Information that you send to or post on the Site

afc.co.uk ask you not to introduce prohibited material or content to the Site. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions prohibited material or content include materials or content which in afc.co.uk's sole discretion could: (a) be illegal or contain information or instructions relating to illegal activities; (b) be abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist or otherwise undesirable; (c) involve the transmission of junk mail or unsolicited mass mailing; (d) contain sexually explicit or pornographic images or content; (e) be harmful to people under the age of 18; (f) infringe the rights of any person, business, company or organisation; or (g) engage commercial activity without consent. afc.co.uk reserves the right to remove any prohibited material or content at any time and without notice.

The views expressed in the Have your Say section of the Site and any other sections that users may be able to express their own views from time to time are those of the individual user and not those of afc.co.uk.

Any material and content that you send to or post on the Site will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You will not have any claim that the use of such material or content infringes any of your rights, including moral rights such as the right to approve the way in which afc.co.uk uses such material. All material or content (other than Personal Data) that you submit to the Site in whatsoever form may be used by afc.co.uk in any way without liability for any royalties or other fees and without limit in time and throughout the world.

You undertake that you will only submit material or content to the Site containing any third party personal or financial data if you have the express written consent of that third party.

You acknowledge that the internet is not a completely private or secure medium, and any material or content that you send to this Site may be intercepted by others.

Suspension or termination of your use of the Site

afc.co.uk may suspend or terminate your use of the Site if, in its sole discretion, you are in breach of any of the Terms and Conditions. afc.co.uk reserves the right to pursue any and all legal remedies available to it in order to enforce such a suspension or termination.

Reservation of Rights

afc.co.uk reserves the right to suspend all or any of the services offered through the Site or access to the Site itself for technical, legal or regulatory reasons. Wherever possible, afc.co.uk will provide notice of such matters.

Interruption to Service

The user accepts that computer and telecommunication services are not fault free and may experience or require occasional period of downtime (during which some or all of the services offered through the Site will not be available) whether for repair, maintenance, upgrading or otherwise, and afc.co.uk cannot guarantee uninterrupted availability. Users shall have no claims whatsoever in respect of any such period of non-availability.

Indemnity

You agree at all times to indemnify and keep indemnified afc.co.uk against all losses, damages, costs or expenses and other liabilities (including legal fees) incurred by, awarded against or agreed to be paid by afc.co.uk arising from your use of this Site (including the creation of a link to the Site or the introduction of content or material to this Site).

Disclaimer

afc.co.uk is not responsible for any material or content included on the Site by any third party. afc.co.uk makes no representations or warranties that the material or content contained on or accessible via the Site is accurate, complete or current or that use of the Site is free from defects including but not limited to viruses or other harmful elements.

Liability

To the fullest extent possible under the law and unless otherwise agreed in writing, afc.co.uk shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages or loss or profits, business or anticipated savings or loss of or corruption of data whatsoever, even if afc.co.uk has been advised of the possibility of such damages or loss. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer under law.

Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and construed exclusively in accordance with, Scottish law. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Addresses

Aberdeen Football Club plc
Pittodrie Stadium
Pittodrie Street
ABERDEEN
AB24 5QH

afc.co.uk
Digital Sports Centre
Plane Tree Crescent
Feltham
Middlesex
TW13 7HE

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