Match officials

How do we use your data?

Fair play is the name of the game. You must blow the whistle when you see foul play on or off the pitch. We use the data you provide through the various reporting channels available at FIFA for the purposes of correspondence in relation to reports and to conduct inquiries or investigations. If you would like to remain anonymous, please do not submit any personal information.


What personal data do we collect?

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number
  • Home address
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Preferred language(s)
  • Education and training history
  • Marital status
  • Passport number
  • Travel and expense details
  • Employment contract information
  • Criminal history
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Bullying and harassment details

How long do we keep your data for?

  • Personal data will be retained for ten years.

Who do we share your data with?


What part of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) covers this?

  • Article 6 paragraph 1 (a) GDPR (consent)
  • Article 6 paragraph 1 (e) GDPR (public interest)
  • Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) GDPR (legitimate interest)