Who We Are
Yardsoccer.com is a website that provides informational content about soccer equipment and training drills that can be used in an individual setting.
What Is Embedded Content
Embedded content is a piece of content from another website that is shown on this website. Embedded content from another website behaves in the same way as if a user has directly visited that other website.
This may include tracking a user’s interaction with the embedded content, and correlating that interaction if the user has an account and is logged in to that other website’s service.
What Are Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data that is stored by a user’s internet browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari, etc.) when they visit a website. It contains information regarding browsing activity and is typically used to personalize a user’s experience or for verification purposes.
There are two broad types of cookies, first-party cookies, and third-party cookies.
First-party cookies are created directly by the website that a user is visiting.
Third-party cookies are not created by the website that a user is visiting. They are created by another website when part of that other website’s content is embedded in the website the user is visiting.
Cookies That We Use
Yardsoccer.com does not use any first-party cookies. This website is made for informational and entertainment purposes. Users will not be asked to provide their name, email address, create an account, leave comments, or do any other activity that could be personally identifiable.
However, articles on this website may create third-party cookies from embedded content. Articles that contain embedded content videos from YouTube may create third-party cookies if the user interacts with that video.
Website Hosting Log Files
A website hosting company is a business that manages the servers that store and serve websites to users. A website hosting company’s servers may create log files that monitor the amount of traffic to a website, typically a standard practice and a part of the website hosting company’s analytics.
The information inside the log files may include IP addresses, date & time stamps, browser type, pages visited, referring & exit pages, and error reports. This information may be used to administer a website, measure traffic volume, analyze trends, and report any generated errors.
IP addresses and other data in the log files are not linked to any personally identifiable information.
Yardsoccer.com uses WordPress hosting that is managed by Flywheel, a website hosting company based in Omaha, Nebraska.
Update: Flywheel was acquired in 2019 by WP Engine, a website hosting company based in Austin, Texas.
How We Make Money
Yardsoccer.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Commissions are made for purchases done through affiliate links in the articles on this website at no additional cost to the user.