Privacy Policy

GLOBAL FOOTBALL INNOVATION ACADEMY (hereinafter, the “Company” or “GFI Academy”, indistinctly), with legal address located in 27001 Lenze Road, Spring, Texas 77389 is responsible for the treatment of the Personal Information (as defined in this Privacy Policy)provided through the Company's online platforms, digital applications, and/or websites where this Privacy Policy is
posted (collectively, the “Websites”).

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to establish and inform the general terms and conditions under which GFI Academy collects, uses, and discloses personal information in connection with the Websites' users and/or customers as well as to inform said users of their rights and choices connected with the use of their personal information. GFI Academy will not use, disclose, or share
its users' information except as provided herein.

This Privacy Policy applies to all Company Websites visitors. Please remember that by browsing our Websites you are implicitly agreeing to the practices and procedures described herein. If you provide any Personal Information, you also implicitly agree that said Personal Information may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of GFI Academy and its authorized third parties. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use, browse or
otherwise login into the Websites.

To carry out the Company's purposes, we’ll collect (and/or will be entitled to collect) the following personal data and information from all our Website users (collectively, the “Personal Information”):

a) Name(s) and Surname(s);
b) E-mail;
c) Cellphone number;
d) Gender;
e) Date of birth;
f) Nationality;
g) Address (Postal Code, City and State);
h) Statistical information;
i) Information regarding the usage of our Websites:
  (i) Information provided by completing questionnaires;
  (ii) Information provided by partaking in contests, promotions and/or surveys; and
  (iii) Information provided while holding communications with the Company and/or its personnel; and
j) Information collected from you. We can automatically collect the following information:
  (i) Technical information, including your IP (internet protocol) address, search
history, account information, mobile and network information, operating system, platform usage and information regarding your geographical location.
  (ii) Information regarding your visits and access to our Websites, including URL (Uniform Resource Locators), digital products you had access to, Websites' response time, downloads, operating errors, duration of the visits to each one of the Websites, interaction information and resources used to exit the applicable Websites.

No sensitive Personal Information, such as Biometric information, including facial recognition, fingerprints, iris, or retina scans, keystroke, or other physical patterns, as well as National or governmental identifiers, will be collected from you.

The Personal Information collected will be used, for the following purposes:

a) Primary purposes:

(i) For your registration and, therefore, usage of our Websites.
(ii) For the effective operation and purveying of the best experience possible.
(iii) For the verification of your identity while accessing your registered account.
(iv) For the integration of your electronic file as a user of our Websites.
(v) To provide answers and follow up with questions, suggestions and complaints made by you in relation with the services offered through the Websites.
(vi) To provide the services offered through the Websites.

b) Secondary purposes:

(i) For conducting statistical studies regarding the usage of our Websites.
(ii) To offer specific services to the users.
(iii) To perform notices and/or notifications of any type regarding offers, changes to the terms and conditions of use and/or to this Privacy Policy.
(iv) To improve our services.
(v) To communicate with you.
(vi) To understand your preferences.
(vii) To monitor the use and activity of our Websites.
(viii) To comply with the applicable legal and administrative rules.

If you provide Personal Information for a certain reason, we will use the Personal Information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you make an online purchase or payment, we will use your credit card information to fulfill and process your purchases. In addition, if permitted by law, we may use your Personal Information to facilitate your engagement with our partners (if any).

(A) Business Transfers - In the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, reorganization, dissolution, or similar event in which a third party assumes control of all or part of our business, Personal Information may be part of the transferred assets or business.
(B) Service Providers and Third Parties – GFI Academy may share Personal Information with service providers and third parties, for the purposes provided in section 3 above, as well as for audience analysis.
(C) User Referrals - Users may send information about our products or services to their friends and family members by using an “E-mail to Friend” or similar features. We do not further contact those individuals without their consent.
(D) Legal Requirements - We may also share Personal Information under the following circumstances:

  • if required by law, such as by a court order, statute, regulation or rule, through legal process, or for law enforcement purposes;
  • in the event of a bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership or assignment for the benefit of our creditors;
  • if we determine it necessary in connection with an investigation or to protect our legal rights; or
  • in response to requests from federal, state, local or foreign law and civil enforcement agencies, such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order.

(E) Data Retention - We will only retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we have collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention periods for all Personal Information, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the Personal Information, legal requirements, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process the Personal Information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means.

You have various choices regarding the collection of (and are aware of how we will use) the Personal Information we collect from you on or through the Websites. If you have not consented to our use of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy, we will only use it to complete the transaction and/or provide the service or product you have requested. You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Information we have collected from you. There are a number of exceptions, however, that include, but are not limited to, times when the Personal Information is necessary for us or a third party in order to carry out any of the following: (i) comply with a federal, state or local laws, rules, regulations or other legal obligations; (ii) investigate, establish, exercise, prepare for, or defend, any legal claims; and/or (iii) prevent, detect, protect against, or response to security incidents, identity theft, fraud, harassment, malicious or deceptive
activities, or any illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for any such action.

All of your Personal Information is to be treated in accordance with the current and applicable law, therefore, you’re hereby informed that either you or your legal representative have, at all times, the right to access, rectify, cancel or oppose the treatment given to your Personal Information (jointly, the “ARCO rights”), and the right to revoke the given consent for the treatment thereof; insomuch as your ARCO rights may be exercised through the following e-mail address: 27001 Lenze Road, Spring, Texas, 77389.

Through such e-mail your requests will be addresses, complying with all requirements, in its due time. For the Company to follow up with your request, either you or your legal representative, shall present all identification documents required, for each specific case, to verify your identity, to the contrary, the Company will not be obliged to carry your request, given that it is the Company’s intent to preserve your Personal Information data at all times.

You have the right to know and confirm that we are processing your Personal Information. You also have a right to access and see what data and Personal information we have collected from you. To the extent feasible, you may request for us to also provide a copy of your Personal Information that you previously provided. Likewise, you have the right to correct any inaccuracies in the data and Personal Information provided to us.

We will confirm receipt of your request, within ten (10) business days. We endeavor to substantively respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to another forty-five (45) days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.

By using any of our Websites you consent to this Privacy Policy in its entirety and, therefore, to us using your Personal Information. If you do not agree, partially or completely, with this Privacy Policy, you must communicate said situation to us via the e-mail set forth in Section “5” above, to the contrary, it will be understood that you are in express and complete agreement herewith.

Minors, pursuant to the applicable law, are not allowed to use the Websites without parental consent and strict supervision of their parents and/or guardians. If a minor misuse any of the Websites, said minor's parents and/or guardians will be solely responsible and will answer before the Company for any damage that the minor under their care may cause.
When it comes to the collection of Personal Information from children under the age of 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online; however, for avoidance of any doubt, and as a general rule, the Company does not specifically market to children under the age of 13.

Any and all changes made to our Privacy Policy will be informed to the users through the e-mail with which they registered in our Websites. Any amendments will also be reflected in this document, which may be consulted at any times through any of the Websites, where the users will always have access to the changes and last versions hereof.

The user recognizes that the Company, through its Websites, uses cookies and/or similar technologies. Cookies are information files stored in your computer or mobile devices that contain anonymous information identifying the user characteristics while engaging with the Websites. This technology allows the Websites to “remember” data about the users', user preferences and, as a
result thereof, enable it to modify the users' experience.

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions and/or concerns about this Privacy Policy or if you would like to exercise your applicable ARCO rights and/or any other data protection rights by mailing us at: