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International Handball Federation (IHF)

Peter Merian-Strasse 23
P.O. Box

CH-4002 Basle


Date of issue of this Cookie Policy: June 2018

What are ‘cookies’?

Cookies means 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://ihf.info (the ‘IHF Website’) when you visit certain parts of the IHF Website and/or when you use certain features of the IHF Website.

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

By using the IHF website 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 Website 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 Website is used. This enables us to track how you reach and use the IHF Website and to improve the IHF Website and the Services offered through them. The web analytic tools used by the IHF Website also use Cookies to gather the required information.

When do we use cookies?

The IHF uses cookies on the IHF Website for the following purposes:

Cookies are used for technical reasons to enable the efficient working of the IHF Website.

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

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

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 Cookies 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 Website may not function fully or as intended, and you may lose any information that enables you to access our Site 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 on your internet browser (for example Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox). Please note that if you choose not to permit cookies some areas of our website may not function properly or be accessible.

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

Please note, though, that if you delete your cookies:

We will no longer automatically recognise that you have agreed to our Privacy Policy, Cookies Policy and our website’s Terms of Use and will ask for confirmation of this along with your language and country preferences.

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Data Protection

Please refer to the Privacy Policy of the IHF Website.

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 on the IHF Website and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Cookie Policy on your first use of the IHF Website following the alterations.



If you have any questions about the IHF Website, please contact us by email at 

ihf.office@ihf.info or by post to International Handball Federation (IHF), Peter Merian-Strasse 23, P.O Box, CH-4002 Basle, Switzerland.



In the event that the provisions of this Cookie Policy conflict with the provisions of a Third-Party Cookie Policy on the IHF Website, 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 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 Basle, and each party hereby irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction and venue of such Court.