Cookie statement

The platform places cookies. Cookies are small text files that are created by an Internet site and are linked to your PC, tablet or mobile phone. They are used to improve the functioning of the platform as well as to monitor web traffic in order to determine the number of people who have viewed the website within a certain time period.

We only use this data in an aggregated format and we are unable not trace it back to a specific PC or individual. You are able to remove cookies that have already been placed as well as to refuse the addition of new cookies via the browser settings on your computer. The manner in which this is done differs per browser; consult the help function of your browser if required.

Necessary cookies

In this cookie statement we explain which cookies are placed. The KNHB (including hockey.nl and OranjeHockey) makes use of these cookies in order to ensure that the platform operates well. These functional cookies are used for this purpose alone. For example, we place a cookie to ensure that you remain logged in. You are able to block these cookies via your browser, however the platform may then be less effective.

Other cookies

In addition to the cookies that are necessary for the platform functioning, there are a number of other cookies that are used.

Social media buttons

Buttons are included on the platform in order to be able to share webpages on social networks, namely Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Youtube. These buttons insert cookies.

The buttons work through pieces of code that come from the social networks themselves. The KNHB has no influence on this. Read the privacy statement of these networks in order to understand what they do with the (personal) data obtained via these cookies.

The information collected by these networks may be stored on servers in the United States. The companies behind these social networks are committed to the Safe Harbor principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce.

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Google Analytics

A cookie is placed via the platform from the company Google, as part of the “Google Analytics” service. The KNHB uses this service to analyze how visitors make use of the platform. Google may provide this information to third parties if legally obligated to do so, or if Google required third parties to process the information on their behalf. The KNHB has no influence on this.

Google Maps

The KNHB makes use of Google Maps. When using Google Maps different cookies are placed, for example to remember the zoom level set.

The information from both Google Analytics and Google Maps is stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states to adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. You are able to opt out of the Google Analytics cookies via a browser add-on.

Video cookies

Videos on YouTube have been posted on some pages on the platform. If you play the video, YouTube will place cookies. You can find more information about the privacy policy of YouTube via the YouTube website.

Cookie overview

Google Analytics: cookies are placed to get a better understanding of the visitor behavior on our website. This is used to improve the user experience of the website.

Google Adwords: Google Adwords is a service from Google that makes it possible to display ads alongside the search results of the Google search engine.

Google Doubleclick: This cookie is placed to be able to measure clicks and requests so as to optimize our advertising campaigns.

Google Adwords Retargeting: this cookie is placed to measure clicks and requests to optimize our advertising campaigns. This cookie also allows us to reach visitors who have visited certain pages on our website via third party advertisement sites.

Facebook: the Facebook pixel sees which pages are viewed. Relevant advertisements can then be shown on Facebook.

Advertisers’ cookies:

  • Measure the number of times you’ve seen the ad
  • Measure the number of times the ad is clicked
  • Remember you have seen the ad in order to not repeat it to you constantly

If these cookies are not placed, you will still see advertisements, only these will not be tailored to your search behaviour. We have no influence on advertiser cookies and therefore refer you to the cookie statements of these parties on their own websites.

Management of cookies

You can always delete already placed cookies via your browser settings. Here you can also set conditions under which cookies may be placed. The manner in which this can be done differs per browser. More information about adjusting your cookie settings in your browser can be found via the help function of your browser. Without cookies, some functions of the platform may not work as well or not at all.

It may be that we adjust these statements, for example in response to a change in the regulations regarding cookies. For that reason, we may always and without prior warming change the content of the statements and the cookies that are listed.

If you have any questions and / or comments, please contact knhb@knhb.nl.