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Cookie Policy

INFORMATION / Cookie-Policy

International Handball Federation (IHF), Peter Merian-Strasse 23, P.O. Box, CH-4002 Basle, Switzerland


Date of issue of this Cookie Policy: June 2018


What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files, which are transferred to a computer’s hard disk in order to memorise information like registration IDs and passwords. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has originated, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie and various values. The cookies are placed on your computer or device by http://ihfeducation.ihf.info/ (IHF Education Centre) when you visit certain parts of the IHF Education Centre and/or use certain features of the IHF Education Centre.


How do we use cookies and other methods for the collection of website usage data?

By using the IHF Education Centre and other online services you agree that we can store and access cookies, IP addresses and use other methods to collect website usage data, and improve your online experience. This can include information about your use of the website, the browser and device type you are accessing from and where you are in the world.

The IHF Education Centre also uses web analytic tools. Web analytic tools refer to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how the IHF Education Centre is used. This enables us to track how you reach and use the IHF Education Centre and to improve the IHF Education Centre and its services. The web analytic tools used by the IHF Education Centre also use cookies to gather the required information.

When do we use cookies?

The IHF uses cookies on the IHF Education Centre for the following purposes:

Cookies are used for technical reasons to enable an efficient functioning of the IHF Education Centre.

Ease of use
Cookies are used to enhance the ease of use of IHF Education Centre for users.

Cookies are used to gather statistics on how visitors use the IHF Education Centre.

Cookies are used to enable us to present appropriate messages to you.

Consent and control

Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up leading you to this Cookie Policy. If you continue to browse the site, we shall assume that you accept the use of cookies. Therefore, you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies (unless those cookies are strictly necessary); however, certain features of the IHF Education Centre may not function fully or as intended, and you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

How do I refuse or withdraw consent to the use of cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings in your internet browser (for example Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox). Please note that if you choose not to permit cookies some areas of our website may not be accessible or function properly.

For more information about how to refuse cookies, please refer to your browser’s Help section.

Please also note that if you delete your cookies we will no longer automatically recognise that you have agreed to our Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and the website’s Terms of Use and will ask for confirmation of this along with your language and country preferences.


Use of social plug-ins


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Data Protection

Please refer to the Privacy Policy of the IHF Education Centre.


Changes to this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy may be amended from time to time. If we amend this Cookie Policy, any changes will be immediately posted in the IHF Education Centre and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Cookie Policy on your first use of the IHF Education Centre following the alterations.



If you have any questions about the IHF Education Centre, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by post to International Handball Federation (IHF), Peter Merian-Strasse 23, PO Box, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland.



In the event that the provisions of this Cookie Policy conflict with the provisions of a third-party Cookie Policy in the IHF Education Centre, the provisions of this Cookie Policy shall prevail.


Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

This Cookie Policy and all matters arising out of or related to this Cookie Policy shall be governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland, without regard to conflicts of laws and principles thereof.

Any controversy, claim or dispute between you and the IHF arising out of or relating to this Cookie Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Courts of the City of Basel, and each party hereby irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction and venue of such Court.