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We, European Athletics Association (EA), an association established under Swiss law with its domicile at Avenue Louis-Ruchonnet 16 in 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland, use cookies to provide you with more purposeful information. With cookies, we collect, store and process limited personal information when you visit our Website, in particular to ensure the proper functioning of our Website as well as for analytics and for marketing communication purposes.

1. What are Cookies and what data do we collect with them?

Cookies are small text files stored in a computer or mobile device's browser when someone visits our website. When the website is revisited, we can then recognize you, even if we do not know who you are. With cookies, we temporarily save information concerning your access to our website. The saved data contains the IP address, the date and time of the access (including time zone), the name and the URL of the accessed documents, sites and products, search terms, the website from which our website was accessed from, the browser (including version) used, the device source, the operating system (including version) of the device used as well as the name of your access provider and how you interact with our website.

Session and permanent cookies

We use both permanent and session cookies on our website.

Session Cookies

Session cookies store your actions as you navigate from page to page within our website. Session cookies are only stored temporarily and are deleted when you close the browser.

Permanent Cookies

Permanent cookies enable us to store your preferences and settings so that these are available when you next visit our website. Permanent cookies are deleted after a specific period.

Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device.

Types of Cookies

For our website we use different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our pages. Descriptions of the different cookie types can be found below.

Technical Cookies and Cookies used for statistical purposes.

Necessary Cookies: Cookies that are necessary for the functionality of the website    
For our website we use cookies to store your sessions and carry out other activities that are essential for the operation of our website. Necessary cookies make our website usable by enabling core functionalities such as site navigation and access to secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, our website cannot function correctly.

Preference and statistics cookies: Storage of settings, optimization and statistics for relevant activities
For our website we use preference cookies to store browser settings and optimize your browsing experience. 

Preference cookies enable us to remember information that changes how our website behaves or looks. These cookies include those used for language and currency settings and those connected to the management of first party statistics, operated directly by the website provider.

Statistics cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting anonymized information.

Other Cookie types or Cookies installed by third parties

Functional third-party cookies: Cookies that are required for the functionality of integrated services.
Cookies that are necessary for the functioning of certain services, which include, for example, sharing content on social media, collecting feedback or other third party services. For this purpose, cookies are set in particular by Instagram, Vimeo, Youtube and TikTok. Please consult the data protection information of these companies for further details.

Third-party cookie statistics: Third-party cookies that generate statistics    
If the tools listed below include third-party services, these can be used by us to track your browsing habits – in addition to the information specified here and without the knowledge of the provider. 

  • Analytics
  • Heat mapping and session recording
  • Remarketing and behavioural targeting
  • Tag management

Marketing / Advertisement Cookies: Third-party Cookies to show Users personalized advertising
We use marketing cookies to analyze your use of our website, including your preferences, and to develop it further. The intention is to show adverts that are relevant and appealing to you and are therefore more valuable for publishers and advertising third parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables us to analyze the behavior patterns of Website visi-tors. To that end, we receive a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. This data is assigned to the respective end device of the user. An assignment to a user-ID does not take place.

Furthermore, Google Analytics allows us to record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks, among other things. Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to augment the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.
Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The Website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The use of these services occurs on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by down-loading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Policy.

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