Ontario Soccer respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. Ontario Soccer will collect and use information through our OPDL website only in the
ways disclosed in this statement. This statement applies solely to
information collected on the OPDL website.
Part I. Information Collection
Ontario Soccer collects the following information from registered individuals through their website:
- Name, Ontario Soccer registration number, date of birth, team and club of players
- Name, Ontario Soccer registration number, contact information, team and club of coaches and team administrators
- Name, contact information, and club of club directors and administrators
- Name and contact information of league administrators
Ontario Soccer collects the following general, demographic data that is not personally identifiable information:
- Ontario Soccer website usage statistics
- Browser type statistics
Ontario Soccer collect this demographic data in order to help them
improve the service to the users and members of the OPDL .
The following information about registered users may be entered into
the OPDL database by third parties or other registered members:
- Goals scored
- Disciplinary issues such as cards and suspensions
Ontario Soccer collects this information through online roster forms,
automatic logging files, game result forms, and referee report and
special incident forms.
Roster forms are completed by a coach or team administrator and are
used to collect information about the player for the efficient and cost
effective operation of the OPDL .
Automatic logging files are used to track server and webpage usage,
as well as additional information such as browser type. This
information is collected automatically when a user accesses the OPDL website.
Information related to a player, but not entered by them, such as
goals scored, shutouts, and disciplinary issues are collected by
coaches, team administrators and referees through online game and
referee reports as part of the OPDL league management system.
This information is required to operate the OPDL .
that the web server used by Ontario Soccer places on a user’s computer
hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable Ontario Soccer to
track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users. Our
cookies have an expiration date. Our cookies do collect personally
identifiable information for the strict purpose of identifying you and
your settings as a logged in user.
Banner advertising appearing on our website does not collect any information.
Part II. Information Usage.
Information gathered through the OPDL website is used for the sole purpose of league operations which includes
- registering players, coaches and administrators with the OPDL
- league statistics such as goal scorers and shutouts
- discipline statistics such as suspensions
- an improved user experience by helping to improve the design of the site to better match website usage trends.
Ontario Soccer offer links to other websites. When clicking on
links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy
policies. Their standards may differ from Ontario Soccer's.
Ontario Soccer will notify you with a posting on the OPDL
homepage if the policy on information collection or uses changes.
Part III. Restricting Public Information
player’s name and team is published on the OPDL website in a
public forum to indicate goals scored, shutouts and discipline.
Any player over 18 years of age may request that his or her name be
withheld from public view by writing to Ontario Soccer and requesting
such action. All requests must be signed by the individual.
Any parent or guardian of a player under 18 years of age may request
that the players name be withheld from public view by writing to Ontario Soccer and requesting such action. All requests must be signed by the
parent or guardian.
A player’s name that is withheld from public view can still be seen by the following registered users:
- The player’s team members, coach and team administrators
- The coach and team administrators from other teams in the player’s age group
- The player’s club directors and administrators
- The league directors and administrators
Part IV. Access to Information
Ontario Soccer ask the registered user to verify the accuracy of entered information by
providing a confirmation page before data is posted to the database.
Users may access their own personal information by viewing their
profile online and contact Ontario Soccer about inaccuracies they may
find. In some instances they may correct the information.
Part V. Problem Resolution
If problems arise, users may contact Ontario Soccer by email, phone or post.
Part VI. Data Storage and Security
The OPDL website uses a league management system provided by E2E Soccer.
As such, information is stored and transmitted by servers owned by E2E
Soccer. E2E Soccer is solely an agent of storage, transmission and
processing of the OPDL database information. They will not sell,
share or otherwise disclose any of the OPDL database information
except to third parties specified by Ontario Soccer through the
policies listed above.
Ontario Soccer protects user information by storage on firewall protected servers with secure databases.