FIVB Fédération Internationale de Volleyball
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The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (“FIVB”, “We”, “Us”) is the service provider and responsible authority of FIVB.org, FIVB.com and Volleyball.World (hereinafter the "FIVB Platforms"). The FIVB is committed to protect your privacy and personal data and ensure your security when using its website and services. The FIVB strives to be transparent about the processing of your data. Please note that the FIVB Platforms are not directed to children below the age of sixteen. The FIVB does not knowingly collect, use, or share information that could reasonably be used to identify children under age of sixteen without prior parental consent or consistent with applicable law. Any registration by a minor would require the parents’ prior consent.
2. Information on collection and use of data
a) When you browse the FIVB Platforms
We temporarily (maximum seven days) processes the following information when you are browsing the FIVB Platforms: IP address, date and time of the request, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of the request (concrete webpage), access status/http-status code, respective size of transferred data, website the request has come from, the operating system and its interface, language and version of the used browser software, videos viewed/audio tracks listened to, individual links clicked, search words or search phrases (site search), duration of visit.
Such information is used to ensure a smooth connection setup of the FIVB Platforms, analyse trends, administer the FIVB Platforms, track users' movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, which allows Us to improve the FIVB Platforms to its visitors’ needs, to ensure the FIVB Platforms functions correctly and to identify any technical issues as well as for statistical purposes. In addition, the IP address is processed for security reasons, e.g. to identify cyberattacks against the FIVB Platforms, for seven days after your visit.
Article 6 para. 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) serves as the legal basis for the processing of Personal Data when accessing the FIVB Platforms. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes of data use listed above. Such information is neither used to create individual user profiles (“Profiling”) nor forwarded to third parties unless required by law.
b) When you create a profile on the FIVB Platforms
When you create a profile on the FIVB Platforms, the following additional information will be processed: name, address, e-mail-address, date of birth, Nationality, gender, and social media accounts information
This information is required to identify the user, to create and manage your account, to provide for a safe login environment and, if necessary, to contact you via your registered contact information in connection with the management and operation of your account. Therefore, such processing is based on Article 6 para. 1 lit.b GDPR.
We will also process your data for customization of the FIVB Platforms and for direct marketing purposes, in particular to notify you about special offers that may be of interest to you. Such direct marketing activities are covered by the legitimate interests of FIVB to promote own events and products of the FIVB and the FIVB Family (national federations and continental confederations) as well as promotional information about FIVB partners. Your interests do not outweigh FIVB’s interests as We do not use any data of a special category. Such use of your data coincides with your reasonable expectations as the FIVB Platforms are offered free of costs and our marketing activities only relate to the world of volleyball and related products.
Such processing of data is based on Article 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR. You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your data for our marketing purposes. You may also delete your profile at any time by informing email@example.com.
c) Cookie information
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 FIVB Platforms 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 FIVB Platforms we send you a cookie. The following types of cookies may be used on the FIVB Platforms: (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 FIVB Platforms 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, Twitter, Instagram and Volleyball TV to aggregate information about the visitors of the FIVB Platforms 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 FIVB Platforms.
You can 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. 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”.
d) Google Analytics
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under this link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html.
The FIVB Platforms display the following links to social network platforms:
Facebook Inc.: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php;
Google Inc. (including YouTube): https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners;
4. International Data Transfer
We only transfer your data to other third states outside the EU on basis of an adequacy decision pursuant to Article 45 GDPR or if (i) you have explicitly consented to such transfer after having been informed of the possible risks of such transfer due to the absence of an adequacy decision and appropriate safeguards, or (ii) the transfer is necessary for the performance of our services or the implementation of pre-contractual measures taken at your request, or (iii) one of the other exemptions stipulated in Article 49 para. 1 GDPR applies.
5. General Information Sharing and Disclosure
We may send your data to third parties when:
- you gave Us explicit consent pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 lit.a GDPR;
- the disclosure is required pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest in not disclosing your data;
- We are obligated pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 lit.c GDPR to release your personal information pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or other orders or
- it is lawful pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 lit.b GDPR required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.
6. Your rights
a) Your right to access information
You are entitled to see the information held about you, including the source and the recipients of your data and the purpose of its processing, pursuant to Article 15 GDPR. If you wish to do this, please contact Us under the above-mentioned contact e-mail. We may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administration fee to provide a copy of the information We hold. Please note that in certain circumstances We may withhold access to your information where We have the right to do so under current data protection legislation.
b) Your right to rectification/erasure of your data
You have the right to obtain from Us without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate data concerning you pursuant to Article 16 GDPR. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain from Us the erasure of data concerning you without undue delay and We shall have the obligation to erase you data without undue delay in accordance with Article 17 GDPR.
c) Your right to restrict the processing
You have a right to obtain from the Us a restriction of processing pursuant to Article 18 GDPR.
d) Your right to data portability
In cases where the data has been provided based on your consent or on a contract and the data processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive from Us the data held about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from Us, in accordance with Article 20 GDPR.
e) Your right to object
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your data, in accordance with Article 21 GDPR.
f) Your right to lodge a complaint
You may at any time lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77 GDPR.
For the execution of your rights please contact Us under the above-mentioned e-mail-address.
We have implemented reasonable technical and organisational measures designed to secure your data from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, the internet is an open system and We cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.