FIVB cookies

FIVB may set and access cookies on your computer. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of your computer’s hard disk so that the Website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

When you visit the Website we send you a cookie. The following types of cookies may be used on the Website: (a) session cookies, (b) persistent cookies, (c) third-party cookies:

(a) Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. Session cookies compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website.

(b) Persistent cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser to help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to the Website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same banners, videos, adverts, etc. repeatedly.

(c) Third-party cookies allow third parties like Google, Facebook, Youtube, Ooyala and Twitter to aggregate information about the visitors of the Website which serves our direct marketing interests.  In addition, third-party cookies are providing certain services to us such as analytics and advertising. If you have an account with one of the third-party services, the data collected may be linked to that account. If you want to avoid this, you will have to log-out of the third-party services before visiting the Website.

Such use of cookies serves our legitimate interests. Furthermore, by clicking „OK“ at the first visit of the Website you gave consent to the use of cookies.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via your internet browser which is possible in all common internet browsers. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

Find out how to disable/enable cookies by accessing the “Help” menu in your browser’s menu bar and search for the term “cookies”.

Google Analytics

The Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States (“Google”). IP anonymization is activated which means that Google will anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under this link

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at


The Website may provide links to third-parties’ websites for the convenience of our users. If you access those links, you will leave the Website. FIVB does not control these third-party websites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with this privacy policy. For example, other web sites may collect or use personal information about you in a manner different from than described in this document. Therefore, you should use other web sites with caution, and you do so at your own risk. FIVB encourages you to review the privacy policy of any web site before submitting personal information. It is also likely that your data will be transferred to different countries, in particular the United States of America, which might not have standard of data protection as your home country. The third party service is also likely to use its own cookies. In order to get information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by the third party websites provider, please consult the respective privacy policy of that provider.

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