U.S. Soccer Foundation
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Children Under 13 Years Old
- Use and Disclosure of Information You Provide
- Opting In to Disclosure to Third Parties
- IP Addresses and Other Automatically Logged Information; Aggregated and Anonymous Information
- Collection and Use of Information by Third Parties
- Other Appropriate Disclosure
- Updating Your Contact Information
- Contacting the Foundation
All personal information from donors to the U.S. Soccer Foundation, both online and offline, through any vehicle, be it written, verbal or electronic, will be held private and not shared with any other organizations, unless the donor gives explicit written permission to do so. Communications from the U.S. Soccer Foundation to our donors will be based on their specifications when their donation is made; donors may receive some or all regular communications from the Foundation, based on their own preferences which the Foundation will honor with the utmost respect. The U.S. Soccer Foundation will not sell, share or trade donor contact information, including names and any other personal information to any other private or public entity. Additionally, mailings will not be sent by us on behalf of another organization to our donors. Information associated with donations that are collected and processed by a third-party service provider, such as online and event donations, will be used solely for the purpose of completing that transaction and processing the gift to the U.S. Soccer Foundation. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 872-9277.
We will not knowingly, collect or maintain personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a person tells us that he or she is less than 13 years old, we will not retain any personally identifiable information provided by that person. If we later become aware that a person less than 13 years old has provided personally identifiable information, we will delete that information.
Because we do not knowingly save personally identifiable information from any person less than 13 years old, we do not knowingly distribute that information to third parties.
If you are a parent or guardian of a person less than 13 years old, and believe that he or she has provided personally identifiable information on our Web site, you may send us an email at email@example.com asking us to delete that information.
Certain features of our Web site may require or ask you to provide personally identifiable information. These features may include membership applications, members' only areas, donor information requests, donor submissions, requests to receive our email newsletter or other updates or information, or other activities.
We will use the information you provide in connection with the activity for which you provide it. We also may use that information on an aggregated, anonymous basis as discussed in more detail in Section 4 below.
We also may use that information to add you to our e-mail or regular mail lists, so that we may send you newsletters, updates, special offers or other information about us or our Corporate Partners, sponsors or others.
We also may disclose personally identifiable information to our Corporate Partners, sponsors, or other third parties. As described in Section 3 below, you may elect to have that information disclosed to third parties.
In some cases, you may be asked to provide payment information, such as credit card numbers and expiration dates. We will not disclose that information to any third party except processors or providers for purposes of payment, billing or collection.
Different policies may apply to personally identifiable information provided by grant applicants. Please review the grant application rules for any specific statements about use of personally identifiable information.
Different policies also may apply to online sweepstakes or contests. Please review the sweepstakes or contest rules for any specific statements about use of personally identifiable information.
Please review Section 1 for our policies on persons less than 13 years old.
The U.S. Soccer Foundation provides you the opportunity to opt in to disclosure of personally identifiable information to our Corporate Partners, sponsors, or other third parties. You may opt-in by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and stating in the e-mail that you want your personally identifiable information to be disclosed to third parties.
Different policies may apply to personally identifiable information provided by grant applicants. Please review the grant application rules for any specific statements about use of personally identifiable information. Different policies also may apply to online sweepstakes or contests. Please review the sweepstakes or contest rules for any specific statements about use of personally identifiable information.
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are using the Web. It performs a function for individual computers much like a Post Office Box number serves Postal Service customers. Web servers, which host Web pages that you may visit, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you visit pages on our Web site, our servers automatically save - "log" - your IP address. We also may log other information about your visits to our Web site.
The IP addresses and other logged information may be used to assist in your navigation and use of our Web site. They may help us better serve you on your visits to our Web site, such as by tracking your preferences and tailoring your visits to your interests.
This information also allows us to better understand the visitor traffic to our Web sites. We may use it to create statistical or other studies that aggregate the information on an anonymous basis. We may use that information internally, for system administration and improvement, or to assess or analyze other issues relating to our mission.
The Foundation will occasionally ask users to complete surveys or questionnaires. These surveys are always optional and you do not have to answer any survey question to visit ussoccerfoundation.org. Please only participate in those surveys that involve the disclosure of information you are comfortable with sharing.
We institute various electronic and administrative safeguards that are reasonably designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, including firewall technologies to help protect your data from hackers and other unwanted visitors. Your preferences are password protected for your privacy and security, and we employ industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology in an effort to protect data transmissions
Also, access to the Profile Information contained in your account is protected by use of a password, so you should keep your password private and secure. Despite use of these safeguards, NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET IS COMPLETELY SECURE. INTERNET TRANSMISSIONS YOU MAKE MAY BE UNLAWFULLY INTERCEPTED BY THIRD PARTIES. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION STORED ON COMPUTERS LINKED TO THE INTERNET ARE SUBJECT TO UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS BY "HACKERS" AND OTHERS WHO MAY MISAPPROPRIATE THAT DATA. WHILE WE TAKE REASONABLE MEASURES TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, WE DO NOT WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO US, OR WE STORE. YOU PROVIDE US INFORMATION AND USE OUR WEB SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF INFORMATION BY THIRD PARTIES.
We may disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials if we determine such disclosure to be necessary or appropriate. We also may disclose information in response to legal process, such as a subpoena, court orders, or as otherwise required by law.
To maintain the accuracy of your personal information, please notify us when you change your address, telephone number or e-mail address. Please contact us with both your old and new contact information either via e-mail at email@example.com or by postal mail at:
U.S. Soccer Foundation
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
This Web site is owned and operated by the U.S. Soccer Foundation. Please feel free to contact the Foundation for more information at the following address.
U.S. Soccer Foundation
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
adidas, the Foundation's Safe Places to Play - Mini-Pitch Partner, supports providing children in underserved communities with safe play spaces nationwide. adidas strives to be the globally leading and most popular sporting goods brand. Dedicated to innovation, adidas embraces creativity and seeks to be socially responsible in all facets of its brand. For more information, please visit adidas.com.
All Sports Enterprises, Inc.
All Sports Enterprises, Inc. is the U.S. Soccer Foundation's preferred artificial turf supplier and installer. Whether you are building a new, or renovating an existing facility, All Sports Enterprises, Inc. has the materials and professional installation crews to outfit your entire complex. With over 30 different manufacturers to choose from, All Sports Enterprises, Inc. will assist you in selecting the right products for the right application. Its intallation crews are experienced, certified, and will work with you and your staff to make sure your project is a complete success.
APT (Advanced Polymer Technology), the Foundation’s Partner for Acrylic Coating Products, is a global leader in high performance sports surfaces. APT provides people around the world with safe, reliable, performance enhancing surfaces. APT’s Laykold Masters acrylic surfacing system will be the official surface of an estimated 500 mini-pitches. For more information on APT, please visit www.sportsbyapt.com.
For athletes and soccer enthusiasts, AstroTurf® is redefining how synthetic soccer fields are built and perform. The brand offers advanced, state-of-the-art synthetic turf systems with proprietary engineered technologies. A growing number of clubs, high schools, colleges, professional sports teams and municipalities continue to select AstroTurf’s LigaTurf-branded products for their premium quality, technical superiority, and safety. To learn more, visit the company’s recently redesigned website, www.astroturf.com/soccer. - See more at: https://ussoccerfoundation.org/article/astroturf-partners-with-the-u.s.-soccer-foundation-as-a-national-partner-for-field-building-program#sthash.FL8E8bAM.dpuf
Brock is the U.S. Soccer Foundation's preferred shock pad products supplier. Providing safe places to play is at the core of what Brock USA does as a company. Brock PowerBase/YSR, PowerBase/PRO, and ShockPad/SERIES artificial turf shock pads have revolutionized an industry to provide better impact absorption and performance for fields to help reduce concussions and other injuries. By partnering with the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Brock hopes to make America’s artificial turf fields the safest places to play for children. Brock's shock pads are also the only product in the artificial turf industry to be Cradle-to-Cradle certified, so they're not only thinking about a child’s well-being today, but their futures as well. For more information, please visit www.BrockUSA.com.
CHA Sports, the Foundation's Supplier for Soccer Facility Design and Planning Services, provides community partners with expertise in soccer facility design. CHA Sport's full service approach allows the company to build world-class projects without breaking budgets. For more information, please visit chacompanies.com.
Hunter Industries, the Foundation's National Partner for Irrigation Equipment, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of irrigation equipment for turf, landscape and soccer fields. Hunter Industries' focus is on landscape irrigation with a significant part of its business centering on the proper care and maintenance of sports turf. For more information, please visit hunterindustries.com. Please contact Lynda Wightman, 406-273-3073, firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding the U.S. Soccer Foundation's grants program.
Kwik Goal, the Foundation’s Official Supplier for goals, seating, boundary equipment, training equipment and coaching accessories, will be supporting a variety of Foundation programs and initiatives including: Soccer for Success, National Training and the Safe Places to Play program. Over thirty years ago, Kwik Goal was founded on the revolutionary concept of providing transportable goals for coaches at all age levels. Since that time, Kwik Goal has continued to focus on helping coaches and soccer programs create safe and dynamic learning environments by supplying high quality, safety tested soccer goals, field equipment and training equipment to the domestic and international market. For more information, please visit Kwikgoal.com.
MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, is dedicated to addressing important social issues and serves as a platform for both League and club philanthropic programs. MLS WORKS seeks to establish Major League Soccer as a leader for improving the lives of people through sport. MLS WORKS is committed to improving the communities where we live and play our games by executing national programs and legacy projects, charitable giving campaigns, and undertaking various initiatives in underserved communities.
As a proud corporate partner of the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Musco is dedicated to helping the major charitable arm of American soccer create new opportunities through high-quality sports lighting. Their Total Light Control—TLC for LED™ technology is engineered as a system with lighting, structural, and electrical components designed to work together for streamlined installation and long-term reliability. TLC for LED delivers superior field lighting while eliminating glare and spill from impacting surrounding neighborhoods. And Musco’s long-term warranty covering parts and labor means U.S. Soccer Foundation partners don’t have to handle any maintenance on their system, or pay for it, for 25 years. Visit https://ussoccerfoundation.org/grants/ to learn more about the grant program and application process.
SCORE Sports, the preferred provider of shin guards to the Foundation’s Soccer for Success program, is a family-owned and operated business specializing in sports equipment, uniforms and apparel. SCORE is an industry leader and has been involved in the sports community for over 40 years. SCORE outfits athletes with high-quality uniforms that SCORE develops, designs and manufactures in the U.S. SCORE takes pride in working with various non-profit groups and causes to give back to athletes who may need some extra support to play the game they love. SCORE is environmentally cautious with the materials it uses for its products and does its part in minimizing our environmental footprint. SCORE proudly offers a wide variety of products to provide customers with a one-stop shop for all your soccer needs. For more information, please visit scoresports.com.
Soccer.com, the Foundation's National Partner for Soccer Equipment and Uniforms, was founded in 1984 to provide high quality soccer gear at reasonable prices through its nationally circulated catalog. Soccer.com embodies a passion for the game that extends to the people who play, coach and support soccer. For more information, please visit soccer.com.
Target announced a national partnership with Safe Spaces to Play in 2017, along with a million commitment to build 100 new soccer play spaces with the U.S. Soccer Foundation by 2020. This is the latest initiative in the Minneapolis-based retailer’s multi-dimensional approach to the sport of soccer, bringing the game to more kids and families across the country, and unlocking access and increasing involvement at all levels.
TGI Worldwide, the Foundation’s National Partner for Visual Branding (Signage, Event Décor, Pageantry, Sponsorship Activation), Perimeter Field Board Systems, Creative Services and Event Operations is proud to support a variety of initiatives and programs throughout the United States. Headquartered in the U.S., TGI is an internationally recognized sports marketing company delivering high profile Visual Branding, Live Event Management, LED, and cutting edge Digital Sports Applications to enrich the experience at major events and deliver commercial impact for sponsors and partners. The company has a 20-year history in providing its various solutions for many top-tier domestic and international events, organizations, teams and companies, with proven success and turn-key solutions across 1000+ events, 160+ cities and 50+ countries globally.
World Soccer Shop
Launched in 2001, World Soccer Shop is an online soccer retailer based in Birmingham, Alabama. It carries one of the world’s widest selections of officially-licensed products from the sport’s top brands and teams. World Soccer Shop is passionate about soccer and endeavors to spread the beautiful game around the world, especially to those in areas of need. For more information, please visit www.worldsoccershop.com.