The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (“FIVB”), Château Les Tourelles, Edouard-Sandoz 2-4, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland and VW Volleyball World SA, with registered office in Lausanne, Switzerland, and registered with the commercial register of the canton of Vaud under no. CHE-334.506.517, (“Volleyballworld”) (FIVB and Volleyballworld are hereinafter jointly referred to: “we” or “us”) are the joint responsible authorities and joint data controllers (in the meaning of sec. 4 para. 7, 26 GDPR) of the data processed and collected from our stakeholders, mainly via www.FIVB.org, www.FIVB.com and the Volleyballworld-websites www.welcome.volleyballworld.tv, www.volleyball.world (hereinafter the "Websites") as well as applications (apps) and further digital and analogue services conducted by FIVB and/or Volleyballworld at the current stage and in the future (hereinafter jointly “Platforms”). Volleyballworld is a majority owned affiliate of FIVB and together with FIVB has access to the personal data collected by FIVB and vice versa.
1. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
We use different types of Cookies, including:
a) “NECESSARY” – site functionality and business operation.
We use “Necessary Cookies” to operate our site. This includes storing a unique identifier to manage and identify you as a unique visitor to our site, to provide a consistent and accurate service to you, e.g. to remember your language preferences. These Cookies are stored for the duration of your browsing session. Without these Cookies, you will not be able to view our site properly. The legal basis for this kind of Cookies is the performance of the legal relationship with you and our legitimate Interest.
b) “STATISTICAL/FUNCTIONAL” – website improvement and performance
We use “Statistical/functional Cookies” to continuously improve our website performance. This includes using the data we collected from you to do the following:
- Web analytics — Based on your browsing behaviour, we will analyse the data to improve the functionality and design of our site.
- Ad response rates — Based on how you come to our site, we will measure our ad response rates by analysing our ad click-through rates to improve the effectiveness of advertising purchased on a site external to ours.
- Affiliate tracking — We need to let our affiliate marketing partners, or service providers have certain information if you came to our site, and purchased products, through a visit to theirs. This is required as we may need to provide them a fee for such services. For this purpose, we will share information about your visit, including the products you have purchased.
- Error management — We measure errors presented on a website, to make sure we fix bugs or any issues promptly.
- Testing designs — We need to use A/B testing or multivariate testing, to ensure a consistent look and feel is maintained for the user of the site in the current and subsequent sessions.
The legal basis for this kind of Cookies is your consent.
We use “Marketing Cookies” provided by our advertising partners to make sure our advertising messages are shown to you at the right time and the right place. These Cookies are persistent but time-limited cookies. These Cookies contain a unique key to distinguish individual users’ browsing habits. We also use these Cookies to limit the number of times a user sees a particular ad on a website and to measure the effectiveness of a particular campaign. The identifier stored by these Cookies are provided by our partners. We cannot use the same identifier in our own systems. We also use these cookies to serve ads that are relevant to your immediate geo-location, for example to provide you with the nearest store where the product you are browsing may be available. The legal basis for this kind of Cookies is your consent.
The details of the Cookies for each category are also available in the Cookie banner on the respective Website or Platform.
2. EXPIRATION TIME
Cookies may be kept stored on your browser or computer hard drive for as long as you keep such browser active, for session cookies, or for a longer period, for persistent cookies(for more information see the Cookie list available on each Digital Platform).
3. FIRST PARTY/THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Cookies are placed on your device by us (“first party cookies”) or by third parties providing certain services to us such as analytics and advertising (“third party cookies”) (for more information see the Cookie list available on the respective Website or Platform).
If you deny the use of all cookies (except the Strictly Necessary ones), neither first-party cookies nor third-party cookies will be used. There will be no differentiation between both types of Cookies.
4. HOW DO I MANAGE COOKIES?
You have the possibility to disable all the cookies (except the Strictly Necessary ones) or manage them through the cookies settings available on the Cookie banner on each Website or Platform.
Alternatively, and/or in addition, you can manage your cookie settings within your internet browser. More information is available here:
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
Adobe (flash cookies): http://www.adobe.com/privacy/policies/flash-player.html
These websites will also help you understand more about how Cookie-based advertising works and how you can manage your Cookie Settings:
Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1
You can learn more about the laws governing the use of “Cookies” here: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/indexen.htm
6. MORE INFORMATION
For information on how we process your personal data, please consult our Data Protection Information [https://en.volleyballworld.com/privacy-policy].