Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
What are Cookies?
“Cookie” means small data files, which are transferred to a computer’s hard disk in order to memorise information like registration IDs and passwords. A Cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the Cookie has originated, the “lifetime” of the Cookie and various values. The Cookies are placed on Your computer or device by the FIFA Digital Platforms when You visit certain parts of the FIFA Digital Platforms and/or when You use certain features of the FIFA Digital Platforms;
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Swiss Telecommunications Act and Ordinance and other applicable laws in this context.
What Cookies, web analytic tools and social plug-ins do the FIFA Digital Platforms use?
The following first-party Cookies may be placed on Your computer or device:
|Category of Cookie||Purpose & Type|
|Session Cookies||Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on Your computer or device from the point at which You visit a FIFA Digital Platform until You close Your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when You close Your browser.|
|Permanent Cookies||Permanent Cookies are those which remain on Your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time You visit a FIFA Digital Platform.|
|Third-Party Cookies||Third-Party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to You. Third-Party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to You on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us and for functional purposes.|
|Performance Cookies||Functional Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to You on the FIFA Digital Platforms such as personalisation and remembering Your saved preferences. Some Functional Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.|
Advertising Cookies Advertising Cookies help Us understand when and how often You visit the FIFA Digital Platforms, and which parts of them You have used (including which pages You have visited and which links You have visited). As with Performance Cookies, this information helps Us to better understand You and, in turn, to make the FIFA Digital Platforms and advertising more relevant to Your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.
Full list of Cookies used by the FIFA Digital Platforms:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type|
|account.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to store registration & login (sign-up/sign-in/sign-out) information to help us understand which games, competitions or votes You may have participated in, and to provide You with a personalised experience on fifa.com.|
|fifa.com, ar.fifa.com, de.fifa.com, es.fifa.com, fr.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to help Us provide You with a personalised experience on fifa.com or language-specific versions of fifa.com, including for games or competitions You may have participated in.|
|bracketchallenge.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to store information relating to the FIFA World Cup Bracket Challenge game if You have participated in this, and to provide You with a personalised experience of this game.|
|predictor.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to store information relating to the FIFA World Cup MatchPredictor game if You have participated in this, and to provide You with a personalised experience of this game.|
|This Cookie is used to store the FIFA World Cup Fantasy/Dream Team game user account, team, and/or Dream Team information if You have participated in this, and to help provide You with a personalised experience of this game.|
|FIFA_RAW||This Cookie is used to store information relating to gameplay for the FIFA World Cup Fantasy/Dream Team games if You have participated in either or both of these, and to provide You with a personalised experience of these games|
|football-technology.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the football-technology.fifa.com site if You visit or have visited.|
The following Third-Party Cookies and tracking tools may be placed on Your computer or device:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type|
|This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on region-specific fifa.com retail store sites that You may visit or have visited.|
|hospitality.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the hospitality.fifa.com site if You visit or have visited.|
|hotels.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the hotels.fifa.com site if You visit or have visited|
|mascot.fifa.com||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the mascot.fifa.com FIFA World Cup mascot site if You visit or have visited.|
||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the grassroots.fifa.com football development site if You visit or have visited.|
||This Cookie is used to provide You with a personalised session experience on the no-doping.fifa.com anti-doping site if You visit or have visited.|
|AssetAction||Adobe Cookie. Identifies where and which content users have engaged with.|
|FIFACom||Also used as a Performance Cookie, to understand how logged-in users are using the FIFA Digital Platforms.|
|app_vi||Adobe Cookie. To identify time of a visit.|
|dslv_fifa||Adobe Cookie. To identify days since last visit.|
|o_ec_persist||Adobe Cookie. Count external campaign clicks to a session.
|o_ic_persist||Adobe Cookie. Count internal campaign clicks to a session.|
|omniture_optout||Adobe Cookie. Controls the user opt-out of Adobe DTM activity tracking.|
|s_cc||Adobe Cookie. The domain on which the Analytics cookie s_cc and s_sq are set by determining the number of periods in the domain of the page URL. This variable is also used by some plug-ins in determining the correct domain to set the plug-in’s cookie.|
|Adobe Cookie. Sets an anonymous visitor id.|
|s_sq||Adobe Cookie. The domain on which the Analytics cookie s_cc and s_sq are set by determining the number of periods in the domain of the page URL. This variable is also used by some plug-ins in determining the correct domain to set the plug-in’s Cookie.|
|s_fid||Adobe Cookie. Sets anonymous visitor ID.|
|s_vi||Adobe Cookie. Sets anonymous visitor ID.|
|QueueITAccepted-SDFrts345E-fifa-fwc2018||Submitted in each interaction to Our webservers to validate that the user has a valid queue number.
|Used to prevent cross-site request forgery attack, where X is an autogenerated key.|
|genTabs||Prevents a user having multiple browser tabs or windows of the site.|
|resCartX||Contains the current shopping cart items that have been reserved. Used to guarantee that after any page refresh done by the user (such as F5), the reserved products are still shown in the shopping cart.
X value is the FIFA user ID number.
|PayResult||Stores payment status (i.e.: in progress, successful, failed) based on payment platform result. Its value is used to apply navigation logic after payment step.|
|"View Content", "Add to Cart", "Add to wishlist" "Purchase"||Insert a Facebook pixel and Google Ads tag in the code of FIFA.com to access information about users cookies, transactions and revenue|
|To access aggregated non-personalised information about age and gender for the purpose of campaign analysis and optimization.|
The following analytic tools are used:
|Adobe Analytics||Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited, 4-6 Riverwalk, Dublin 24, Ireland|
|Branch.io||Branch Metrics, lnc., 1400B Seaport Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA|
|DoubleClick.||Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA|
|Google Analytics||Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA|
|Brandwatch||Brandwatch, 1st Floor
BN1 1UJ, United Kingdom
|Google Tag Manager||Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA||https://policies.google.com/privacyhttps://policies.google.com/technologies/product-privacy|
Facebook Inc., Campus Building, Menlo Park, California, USA
Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900.
San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
|Google+||Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA||
Before Cookies are placed on Your computer or device, You will be shown a pop-up requesting Your consent to set those Cookies. By giving Your consent to the placing of Cookies, You are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to You. You may, if You wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies [unless those Cookies are strictly necessary]; however, certain features of the FIFA Digital Platforms may not function fully or as intended, and You may lose any information that enables You to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
In addition to the controls that We provide, You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in Your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable You to choose whether You wish to disable all Cookies or only Third-Party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the Help menu in Your internet browser or the documentation that came with Your device.
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Please refer to https://www.fifa.com/legal/privacy-policy.
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