Cookie Policy

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

FIFA-Strasse 20
8044 Zurich

We use Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish You from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide You with a better experience and to improve the FIFA-TMS Website by better understanding how You use them. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that You understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if You continue using the FIFA-TMS Website or when You press the “accept” button on Our Cookie pop-up.

Date of issue of this Cookie Policy: July 2018

What are Cookies?

For any definition used in this Cookie Policy, please refer to Our Terms located at and the following:

“Cookie” means small data files, which are transferred to a computer’s hard disk in order to memorise information like registration IDs and passwords. A Cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the Cookie has originated, the “lifetime” of the Cookie and various values. The Cookies are placed on Your computer or device by the FIFA-TMS Website when You visit certain parts of the FIFA-TMS Website and/or when You use certain features of the FIFA-TMS Website;

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Swiss Telecommunications Act and Ordinance and other applicable laws in this context.

How do the FIFA-TMS Website use Cookies and web analytic tools?

When You visit the FIFA-TMS Website, We will use Cookies to collect information. First-Party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that Your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times. Third parties that are presenting advertisements on or within the FIFA-TMS Website may also set and use Cookies to access Your computer. Please refer specifically to each third-party website and statements of Cookies to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing personal information through their Cookies. All Cookies used by and on the FIFA-TMS Website are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We also use Cookies which are strictly necessary. A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of the FIFA-TMS Website.

The FIFA TMS Website also use web analytic tools. Web analytic tools refer to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how the FIFA-TMS Website are used. This enables Us to track how You reach and use the FIFA-TMS Website and to improve the and the Services offered through them. The web analytic tools used by the FIFA-TMS Website also use Cookies to gather the required information.

What Cookies, web analytic tools and social plug-ins do the FIFA-TMS Website use?

The following Cookies may be placed on Your computer or device:

Category of Cookie Purpose & Type
Permanent Cookies Permanent Cookies are those which remain on Your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time You visit a FIFA-TMS Website.
Third-Party Cookies Third-Party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to You. Third-Party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to You on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us and for functional purposes.


Full list of Cookies used by the FIFA-TMS Website:

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type
_ga Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.
_gat Google Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.
_gid Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.
wp_dlm_downloading Download Monitor. Used to track when a document is downloaded.
cookie_notice_accepted Cookie Notice. Used to track when a visitor accepts the use of cookies.


The following analytic tools and plugins are used:

Solution Provider Website Links
Google Analytics Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA

Download Monitor Never5
MailChimp (wp) ibericode BV

Louis Armstrongstraat 44

4337XA Middelburg

The Netherlands
WPML OnTheGoSystems Limited
22/F 3 Lockhart Road
Hong Kong



Consent and Control

Before Cookies are placed on Your computer or device, You will be shown a pop-up requesting Your consent to set those Cookies. By giving Your consent to the placing of Cookies, You are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to You. You may, if You wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies [unless those Cookies are strictly necessary]; however, certain features of the FIFA-TMS Website may not function fully or as intended, and You may lose any information that enables You to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently.

In addition to the controls that We provide, You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in Your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable You to choose whether You wish to disable all Cookies or only Third-Party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the Help menu in Your internet browser or the documentation that came with Your device.

All mainstream browsers provide instructions on how to control Cookies (e.g. Google Chrome:  Microsoft, Internet Explorer:, Safari: , etc.).


Data Protection

Please refer to

Changes to this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy may be amended from time to time. If We amend this Cookie Policy, any changes will be immediately posted on the FIFA-TMS Website and You will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Cookie Policy on Your first use of the FIFA-TMS Website following the alterations. We shall place an updated version on this page of the FIFA-TMS Website. The FIFA-TMS Website may also provide notices of changes to this Cookie Policy or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to You.


If you have any questions about the FIFA-TMS Website or this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at or by post to Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich, Switzerland.


In the event that the provisions of this Cookie Policy conflict with the provisions of a Third-Party Cookie Policy on the FIFA-TMS Website, the provisions of this Cookie Policy shall prevail.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

This Cookie Policy and all matters arising out of or related to this Cookie Policy shall be governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland, without regard to conflicts of laws and principles thereof.

Any controversy, claim or dispute between You and FIFA arising out of or relating to this Cookie Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Courts of the City of Zurich 1 (if the prerequisites are met then the Commercial Court of the Canton of Zurich), and each party hereby irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction and venue of such Court.