Privacy Policy


Last updated: 25th May, 2018

footballbnb gmbh (hereinafter referred to as "footballbnb", "us", "we", or "our") operates a platform and community marketplace that offers people the ability to connect offline or online to list, discover or book accommodation throughout the world whether using the website or mobile applications (the "Service", “Platform”, “Website” or “Application”).

This Privacy Policy page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information that we process about you when you use our Service. If you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then we cannot provide the Platform or Service to you, and you should stop accessing the Platform and deactivate your footballbnb Account. 

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at

 Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, phone number, postal address, other information ("Personal Information").

What type of information does footballbnb collect from its users?

You can visit the Website and use the Application without the need for you to submit any personally identifiable information about yourself.
However, in order to fully use our Service and access some functionality of the Website and the Application (for example if you choose to list a property for rent or make a property booking request), you will be required to register for an account with footballbnb.

When you register for an account, we will collect personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, gender, username and password. If you decide to list a property for rent, we will also collect the address of the rental property and we may request your photo, identification or passport copy and/or copies of your utility bills.
We also may collect personally identifiable information about you that you choose to upload to the Website or the Application (such as in rental property descriptions, photographs and images, or ratings for properties or users, fill in any form on the Site, or share information with another Member).
If you signup to receive our newsletters, we will collect your email address to send you these newsletters. If you contact us with questions or to request information, we will collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily transmit with your communications to us.

What information does footballbnb get from your use of our Website and Application?

We receive, store and process information, possibly including Personal Information, when you access or use our Platform and Services, including but not limited to:

Log Data

We may collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service's functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
We use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Social Plugins on our Website and Application

We may use social plugins on our Website and Application including icons that allow you to interact with third party social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. For example, you may sign in to the Site with Facebook and you may “like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.  The third party social plugin may set a cookie when your browser creates a connection to the servers of such social networks and the plugin may transmit your data to the social networks. Your use of these social plugins is subject to the privacy policies of the third party social networks.


Personal Information or any information that you include in a property listing (such as username, address, photos, images or reviews) is publicly available on the Website and Application.

Some general examples of when footballbnb may disclose your personal information:

A) Your public Listing page includes some minimum information such as the city and neighbourhood where the Accommodation is located, your listing description, your calendar availability, your public profile photo, your responsiveness in replying to Guests’ queries, and any additional information you share with other Members. The Platform may also display the Accommodation’s approximate geographic location on a map, such that a user can see the general area of the Accommodation. Your public Listing page may also include aggregated demand information (such as number of page views over a period of time). 

B) If you are a guest that books a rental through the Website and/or the Application we will transmit your full name (and other confirmed guests accompanying you), contact information, such as address and telephone numbers, username, your public reviews and other Personal Information that you agree to pass to the rental property host to enable you to enter into a rental agreement with such host.

C) Telephone numbers (Guest and Host) are only shared to either party on confirmed bookings.

D) Your billing and payout details will never be shared with another Member.

E) If you are a host that offers your rental property on the Website and/or Application, we will transmit your name, contact information and username to the guests that book your rental property.

F) When a Guest stays at your Accommodation or when you stay at a Host’s Accommodation, we may ask you to review the Guest, Host, or the Accommodation. If you choose to provide a review, your review may be public on the Platform. Likewise, another Member’s review of you as a Guest or Host may be public on the Platform.

G) If we remit taxes, such as occupancy taxes, on your behalf as a lessor, we will provide your name and contact information to the local tax authorities.

H) We may provide your Personal Information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you for their use solely to provide us with such assistance. For example, we use third party payment processors to process your payments, our Website is hosted by a third party hosting provider and may use a third party to conduct fraud detection services on our Website and/or Application.  Such third parties’ use of your personally identifiable information is subject to the third party’s applicable privacy policy terms and we may also enter into Model Contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries with such third party vendors and service agencies.

Referral service and requesting references

The Website and Application provide referral services allowing you to invite your friends and contacts to use the Platform or Service. The Website and Application also allows you to ask your friends and contacts to write a reference for you, to be published on your footballbnb profile.
With respect to referrals, we will store the email addresses of your invitees to track if your friend joins footballbnb in response to your referral.
You may also send invitation/request emails via the Website or Application, in which case we will ask you for the contact information to which to send your invitation/request. We may use and store this information for the sole purposes of allowing you to send your friends and contacts an invitation or request for a reference, and for fraud detection and prevention.  

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

International Transfer

Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Switzerland and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including Personal Information, to Switzerland and process it there.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children").
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a children under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.
You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

via the website, or

via email , or

footballbnb gmbh

Bäumlihofstrasse 68

4058 Basel