Football DataCo Limited (company number 4210887) whose registered office is at Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London, W2 1HQ (“DataCo”) is the owner and operator of the website under the domain name (the “DataCo Website”).

These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) apply to the entire contents of the DataCo Website and to any correspondence by e-mail between DataCo and the users of the DataCo Website.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the DataCo Website.

By using the DataCo Website you confirm that you accept the Terms and Conditions and agree to comply with them. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the DataCo Website.

Your attention is particularly drawn to paragraph 8.2 which limits DataCo’s liability to you.

These Terms and Conditions refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the DataCo Website:

The DataCo privacy policy which can be found at (“Privacy Policy”). The Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which DataCo may process personal data that DataCo collects from you, or that you provide to DataCo; and

The DataCo cookie policy which can be found at  This sets out information about the use of cookies on the DataCo Website

1. Introduction

DataCo is entitled to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Every time you wish to use the DataCo Website you should check the Terms and Conditions to ensure that you accept them. Please note that certain provisions in these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated terms located on particular pages of the DataCo Website.

2. Your use of the DataCo Website

2.1 You agree:

2.1.1 to abide by all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct that may apply to the DataCo Website and to be solely responsible for all and any liability arising from your use of the DataCo Website;

2.1.2 not to damage, interfere with or disrupt access to the DataCo Website or do anything that may interrupt or impair its functionality;

2.1.3 not to introduce any contaminants to the DataCo Website, such as but not limited to, viruses, Trojan horses, worms or similar;

2.1.4 not to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access to the DataCo Website (or the restricted sections within it), by whatever means (including, without limitation, hacking) or other services or computer systems or areas of our networks which are identified as restricted; and

2.1.5 to be responsible for ensuring that your computer systems and equipment are capable of accessing and inter-operating with the DataCo Website and its contents.

2.2 Any personal data that you submit to DataCo will be dealt with in line with the DataCo Privacy Policy.

3. Your use of the DataCo Website content

3.1 If you have an i-PBS login you will be permitted to access restricted sections of the DataCo Website and your use of the DataCo Website will be subject to the additional terms set out in clause 4 (Media Accreditation).

3.2 You may only print and/or download application forms and other information from the DataCo Website for the purpose of completing and submitting an application for media accreditation. You may not alter the application forms under any circumstances.

3.3 The copyright, database rights, trademarks and any other intellectual property rights in any material on the DataCo Website are owned by DataCo or its licensors. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, any use of extracts from the DataCo Website other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the DataCo Website will automatically terminate and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the DataCo Website.

3.4 Subject to clause 3.2, no part of the DataCo Website may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form (including in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service) without DataCo’s prior written permission.

3.5 Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are reserved.

3.6 The content on the DataCo Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice which you should rely on.

3.7 Although reasonable efforts are made to update the information on the DataCo Website, DataCo makes no representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the content on the DataCo Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

4. Media Accreditation

4.1 The terms in this clause 4 will only apply to you if you are applying for, or have been granted, media accreditation. If you have an i-PBS login you will be permitted access to restricted sections of the DataCo Website.

4.2 If you choose (or you are provided with) an i-PBS login, password or any other piece of information as part of the DataCo Website security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party.

4.3 In the course of applying for media accreditation from DataCo through the DataCo Website, you may submit personal data that will be processed by DataCo in line with DataCo’s Privacy Policy and on behalf of the Football Association Premier League Limited, The Football League Limited and the Scottish Professional Football League (together with their group companies) (each a “Relevant League”) for the following purposes:

4.3.1 deciding whether or not to grant you access to a football match;

4.3.2 to comply with and enforce its contractual rights and obligations arising under the accreditation; and

4.3.3 sharing with football clubs for administrative purposes (such as gaining admission to football grounds).

5. Service Access

5.1 While DataCo endeavours to ensure that the DataCo Website is normally available 24 hours a day, DataCo shall not be liable if for any reason the DataCo Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

5.2 Access to the DataCo Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond DataCo’s control.

5.3 DataCo reserves the right to deny access, whether by suspension temporarily or by terminating access, at any time and for any reason

6. Links and other websites

Any links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. By clicking on these links, you will leave the DataCo Website. DataCo does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. DataCo therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the DataCo Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Furthermore, DataCo recommends that you inspect the privacy policies of these third party websites if you intend to submit personal data to them.

7. Disclaimer

7.1 While DataCo endeavours to ensure that the information on the DataCo Website is correct, DataCo does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the DataCo Website. DataCo may make changes to the material on the DataCo Website at any time without notice.

7.2 The material on the DataCo Website is provided “as is” and to the maximum extent permitted by law, DataCo provides you with the DataCo Website on the basis that DataCo excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law including, without limitation, freedom from error and absence of contaminants (such as viruses, trojan horses, worms or similar) which, but for these Terms and Conditions, might have effect in relation to the DataCo Website.

7.3 The DataCo Website is provided for media accreditation and general information about DataCo. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes (other than for football match accreditation (if relevant)), and DataCo has no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

7.4 If any part of these Terms and Conditions are disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.

8. General

8.1 Your personal data will also be subject to the DataCo Privacy Policy and the privacy policies of the Relevant League(s). Please click on the hyperlinks provided below in order to access these privacy policies:

DataCo Privacy Policy
FA Premier League Privacy Policy
EFL Privacy Policy
Scottish Professional Football League Privacy Policy

8.2 As access to the DataCo website is free, the DataCo website is taken as and DataCo, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the DataCo Website), and any of DataCo’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, to the fullest extent permitted by law, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the DataCo Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the DataCo Website, any websites linked to, or from, the DataCo Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the DataCo Website or your downloading of any material from the DataCo Website or any websites linked to the DataCo Website.

8.3 Nothing in the Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit DataCo’s liability for:

8.3.1 death or personal injury caused by negligence;

8.3.2 fraud;

8.3.3 fraudulent misrepresentation; or

8.3.4 any liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

8.4 You agree to indemnify DataCo (and its officers, employees, agents or associates) against any loss, liability, damage, cost, expense, claim or injury threatened against, incurred or suffered by DataCo as a result of your failure to comply with any of the Terms and Conditions or your improper or unlawful use of the DataCo Website.

9. Third Party Rights

Rights under these Terms and Conditions only accrue to a person party to these Terms and Conditions. Accordingly a person who is not a party to these Conditions shall have no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of its Conditions, but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

11. Further Questions

It is recommended that you print out a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your future reference. If you have any further questions about these Terms and Conditions, please visit the ‘Contact Us’ section of the DataCo Website found here: