Data Processing Consent Declaration



Please read this Data Processing Consent Declaration ("Declaration") carefully and ensure that you (referred to as the "Data Subject"), understand it. By submitting your personal data to the FIFA Integrity Officer Community Platform, you voluntarily permit and consent to the processing of personal data as set out in the following.

Collection of Personal Data

FIFA collects the following categories personal data through the FIFA Integrity Officer Community Platform application: Contact data such as first name, last name, affiliation to member association, contact email address, role, location (optional), free text for self- introduction, expertise, interests, country, contact phone number, profile picture, spoken languages.

Purpose of Processing and Use of Personal Data

FIFA uses the Personal Data for the purpose of enhancing interaction and engagement between the Integrity Officers of the FIFA member associations and any other authorized individual (i.e. Integrity Officer of a confederation) in view of their tasks as responsible for integrity matters before FIFA. 

FIFA will comply with the obligations and safeguard the Data Subject's rights under Swiss law, EU laws with respect to personal data which FIFA is subject to; and any other applicable law with respect to personal data, which FIFA is subject to ("Applicable Data Protection Laws").

FIFA will process and store the Personal Data securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the purposes for which it was first collected.

Sharing Personal Data with Third Parties

The data is gathered by means of the FIFA Integrity Officer Community Platform, developed and owned by Open Social BV, a company registered in Enschede, The Netherlands (Company registration number 60888970) having its registered office at Oude Markt 9B, 7511GA, Enschede - The Netherlands.

The Personal Data will not be used, processed, stored or transmitted by FIFA over and above the scope described herein.

Storage of Personal Data and Data Security

The Personal Data is stored and maintained in a database in Dublin, Ireland.

Data security is very important to FIFA. In order to protect the Personal Data, suitable measures to safeguard and secure the Personal Data have been put into place.


The Data Subject has the following rights in accordance with, and subject to the conditions under, the Applicable Data Protection Laws, which this Declaration adheres to:

(i)          the right to be informed about the collection and use of the Personal Data;

(ii)         the right of access to and receiving a copy of the Personal Data that FIFA holds about the Data Subject;

(iii)        the right to rectification if any Personal Data that FIFA holds about the Data Subject is inaccurate or incomplete;

(iv)        the right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask FIFA to delete any Personal Data that FIFA holds about the Data Subject and to delete it sooner than as indicated above;

(v)         the right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of the Personal Data;

(vi)        the right to data portability (obtaining a copy of the Personal Data to re-use with another service or organisation);

(vii)       the right to object to FIFA using the Personal Data for particular purposes;

(viii)      rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling;

(ix)        the right to revoke this consent at any time for the future processing of personal data; and

(x)          the right to complain to the relevant data protection authority, namely the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (


Complaint and Contact

In the event of any cause for complaint about the use of the Personal Data or if the Data Subject has any questions relating to this Declaration, the Data Subject shall contact FIFA as follows: Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA Data Protection Officer, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA’s representative in the EU may be contacted as follows: VGS Datenschutzpartner UG, Am Kaiserkai 69, 20457 Hamburg, Germany. FIFA shall apply reasonable efforts best to solve the problem for the Data Subject. If FIFA is unable to help, the Data Subject also has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authorities.

Waiver regarding governmental decisions

Finally, you (for yourself and on behalf of the Data Subject) herewith unconditionally and irrevocably waive any and all claims against FIFA, its officers, directors, employees, representatives, affiliates, auxiliaries and partners resulting from any government decision in connection with the Personal Data. The processing of the Personal Data shall not exceed the scope described or implied herein.