Privacy Policy for State Soccer

At State Soccer, we are dedicated to protecting your privacy and keeping your personal information secure. This Privacy Policy explains how we gather, utilize, and protect your data when you visit our website at

Information We Collect


When you leave comments on our site, we collect the information provided in the comments form, along with your IP address and browser user agent string, to help us identify and prevent spam. An anonymous string created from your email address (hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check your use. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture becomes visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to our website, we advise against including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the site.


We use cookies for various purposes:

– Comment cookies: If you leave a comment, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for your convenience. These cookies last for one year.

– Login cookies: When you log in, we set cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. The “Remember Me” option extends login persistence for two weeks.

– Article editing cookies: If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser, indicating the post ID of the edited article. This cookie expires after one day.

Embedded Content:

Our articles may contain embedded content from other websites. This embedded content behaves as if you have visited the other website directly. These websites may collect your data, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

Data Sharing and Retention

Password Resets:

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Comment Retention:

Comments and their associated information are kept indefinitely to facilitate the automatic approval of follow-up comments.

User Accounts:

For registered users, we store the personal information provided in their user profile. Users can view, modify, or delete their personal information at any time (except for changing their username). Website administrators can also access and edit this information.

Your Data Rights

You can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you’ve shared. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, except for data we must retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Security

We utilize automated spam detection services to check visitor comments.

Updates to This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically. Please check back occasionally to stay informed about how we protect your personal information.

Contact Us

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy.