Privacy Notice


This Privacy Notice explains in detail the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

We know that there’s a lot of information here, but we want you to be fully informed about your rights, and how Grassroots Football UK uses your data.

We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch with us.

It’s likely that we’ll need to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We’ll notify you of any significant changes, but you’re welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.

When you are using the Teamgrassroots website, Grassroots Football UK Ltd is the data controller.

What is Grassroots Football UK

Grassroots is the VOICE of Grassroots Football in the UK. We are an Independent Self funded Grassroots organisation. Company is owned by Paul Kirton and Mandy Kirton.

Explaining the legal Bases we rely on

The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:


In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent.

For example, when you tick a box to receive email newsletters.

When collecting your personal data, we’ll always make clear to you which data is necessary in connection with a particular service.

Contractual obligations

In certain circumstances, we need your personal data to comply with our contractual obligations.

For example, when you place an order with us and make payment using a credit or debit card.

Legal compliance

If the law requires us to, we may need to collect and process your data.

For example, we can pass on details of people involved in criminal activity affecting Grassroots Football UK to law enforcement.

Legitimate interest

In specific situations, we require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests.

When do we collect your personal data?

We collect data about you when you place an order with us or when sign up to our newsletter.

What sort of personal data do we collect.

We collect information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, credit/debit card details when you place an order. We only collect information relevant to your reason for contacting us.  We will not ask for card details if there in no purchase being made.

How and Why we use your personal data?

We will not share your information with third parties unless required to do so for legal purposes.

How we will make direct contact with you.

We ask our clients/employees for their consent to contact them.

From time to time we will need to contact you. We use the methods listed below.

  • Post
  • Email
  • Phone
  • SMS

If you would like to remove consent for Grassroots football UK Ltd to contact you please email us with your full name.

How we protect your personal data.

We know how much data security matters to you. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it.

We secure access to all areas of our websites and apps using ‘https’ technology.

Access to your personal data is password-protected.

How long will we keep your personal data?

Grassroots Football UK will currently Client and Customer Data for 10 years.

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