When you register for and/or use certain products/Services on this Website, the IIHF may ask for and/or collect your name, home address, email address, etc. for purposes such as events and contests, registration for the IIHF Ice Times or similar, social media pages, and participation in other promotions and interactive online activities. Once you register with the IIHF and/or sign in to our products/Services you are not anonymous to the IIHF and are consenting to the IIHF’s collection of your personal information for IIHF’s use as defined herein.
The IIHF uses information collected to customize the content you see on this Website, for research and development, to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, and to contact you. The IIHF may use your personal information such as your name, home address and email address to send you marketing communications, such as information about IIHF championships. While most the IIHF fans appreciate receiving marketing communications, we respect the right of each fan to control how his or her personal information is being used. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from the IIHF, you can opt out when the personal information is collected. In addition, if you are receiving marketing communications from the IIHF and wish to unsubscribe, you can do so by following the opt-out instructions contained in the marketing communications.
Further, the IIHF may use your personal information such as your name, home address and email address to send you offers from our Partners, and the IIHF may share such personal information with certain of these Partners so that they may send you offers directly, if you have not opted not to receive such information from our Partners.
The IIHF may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when the IIHF: (a) has your consent to share the information; (b) needs to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; (c) provides the information to companies who work on behalf of the IIHF under confidentiality agreements; (d) responds to subpoenas, court orders or legal processes; or (e) believes it is necessary, as determined in its sole discretion, to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, emergency situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the IIHF’s Legal Terms, or as otherwise required by law.
The IIHF does not knowingly collect personal data from Children. The IIHF does not take specific steps to protect the privacy of children who disclose their personal information to the IIHF.
The IIHF has adopted reasonable security measures, appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information, against unauthorized access, disclosure, loss or destruction of personal information. These measures may include technological, physical and organization methods of security. However, the Internet is an open system and the IIHF cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or sue your personal information for improper purposes.
If you communicate with the IIHF by email, you should note that the secrecy of Internet email is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential email messages or information which is not encrypted you accept the risk of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.
The IIHF is subject to Swiss data protection laws when collecting and processing personal identifying information.
Access, Correction and Contacting the IIHF
The IIHF maintains a file of the personal information that you provide. Only authorized IIHF employees and IIHF agents who need access to your personal information in the course of their duties will have access to the information. Upon written request, you have the right to access your file and to change or request correction of any erroneous or out-of-date personal information about you that is in the IIHF’s possession or control. In some limited circumstances, the IIHF may not be able to grant you access to your information, for example, if doing so would threaten the security of another individual. If you wish to access your personal information in the possession/control of the IIHF or make corrections to it, or if you have comments, complaints or questions about this Website, please email [email protected]