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To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too. By using Climbbybike, you agree that we and our partners set cookies for purposes such as adjusting content and advertising. See below for more information.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don�'t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. How do we use cookies?

Copyright. Please note that, since the information is gathered thanks to the co-operation of cycling fans with personal information or resources, it is strictly forbidden to download and use any of the data or files, be it pictures, Google Earth files, profiles or maps for making them publicly available via the Internet or through any other medium. If necessary, please contact us for more information.

Privacy Policy (This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 30, 2020.)

Our Policy values YOU as our customer and will NEVER intentionally compromise your privacy by selling or providing private information to any third party, except in the operation of our business, to protect the rights of others, or as required by law.

Personal Information. We use personal information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving the services and the web site, fulfilling requests for information files and newsletters, producing and shipping the products that you order, and providing customer support.

Myclimbbybike members can restrict the access to their information from web users and other climbbybike community members by indicating so in their profile (unflag "open community"). Their name will not appear in the community list nor will their climb profile information be accessible to other community members and climb times will not appear in the public stars and stayers section of the website. Myclimbbybikers who opt for the open community option in their myclimbbybike profile will get access to the climbbybike cycling community and accept the climbbybike terms and conditions. Please read our terms and conditions for further information.

Through the Site, we and our Service Provider may provide you with access to varied user-generated and other content and interactive and informational resources (collectively, "Services"). This Privacy Policy sets forth our and our Service Provider's policies with respect to information including personally identifiable data ("Personal Data") and other information that is collected from you when using the Site. Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, this policy shall be deemed to apply to us and our Service Provider and all references to "we", "us" and/or "our" shall include our Service Provider.

Information We Collect

When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:

Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site: We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily choose to provide such information such as when you contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys, register for access to the Services or use certain Services. Wherever we collect Personal Data we make an effort to provide a link to this Privacy Policy. By voluntarily providing us with Personal Data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data to this Site, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to offices and servers of Service Provider, its affiliates and their contractors located in the United States and other countries.

Other Information - cookie policy following EU directive:

Non-Identifiable Data: When you utilize the Site, we may receive certain personally non-identifiable information about your use of the Site. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. We may store such information ourselves or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to the Site, the number of visitors to each page of the Site, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process. In operating this Site, we may use cookies. A cookie is a piece of information that the computer or computers that host our Site give to your browser when you access a the Site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyze Site usage more accurately. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that keeps you from needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the site. On most web browsers, you will find a "help" section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site's features. Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Services, we may conduct research on our end user's demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and we may share this aggregated data with our affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.


When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. We also want to be able to keep on offering you these services FREE OF CHARGE in the future. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information during one task
  • recognising that you have already given a username and password so you don't need to enter it for every web page requested
  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and that there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them from

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use.


We use session cookies to remember you when you are logged in to climbbybike via myclimbbybike for the time of your visit (your visit session):

Path: /
Secure: No
Expires: At End Of Session

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the website is available when you want it and to help us understand what you want to use.

Google Analytics:

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when you close your browser
_utmz randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website

Google AdSense and Doubleclick:

Climbbybike serves ads via the AdSense and DoubleClick network. These ads help us to offer you an informative, reliable and FREE service.

Google uses the DoubleClick cookie on AdSense sites, partner sites and certain Google services to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. When you visit a website, view an ad or click an ad supported by Google�s advertising services, we may set a cookie on your browser. This advertising cookie will appear in your browser as coming from the domain ��

When the cookie is set on your browser, it allows Google to gather information about your browser�s interaction with a given ad. This information gets recorded in a log that looks something like this:

Name: __gads
Value: ID=47a79306f1d79307:T=1339239710:S=ALNI_MYbG-zgi1HPgSMY3OQfcAtim-Dqpg
Path: /
Secure: No
Expires: Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:01:50 GMT time: 06/Aug/2008 12:01:32
ad_placement_id: 105
ad_id: 1003
userid: 0000000000000001
referral_url: ""

Name mt_mop
Value 4:1339239711
Path /
Secure No
Expires Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:01:54 GMT

Name _drt_
Path /
Secure No
Expires Sat, 09 Jun 2012 23:25:11 GMT

For further details on the cookies set by Google Advertising, please refer to the Advertising privacy FAQ page on the Google website. If you want to disable Google Analytics advertising data collection features, please click here.

Partner & affiliate services:

Next to Google AdSense, Climbbybike uses the following partner services to be able to offer you an informative, fast website and reliable webservices: TradeTracker, TradeDoubler, Belvilla:

Social media cookies:


Name psc
Value 1
Path /
Secure No
Expires Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:01:55 GMT

Name uid
Value 4fd32d238eaadce8ef
Path /
Secure No
Expires Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:01:55 GMT

Name uvc
Value 1%7C23FE
Path /
Secure No
Expires Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:01:55 GMT


Value ID=bc51bfbdaf8dd5fc:TM=1339239921:LM=1339239921:S=GyCFczlUS_ZfLaXz
Path /
Secure No
Expires Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:05:22 GMT


Climbbybike makes use of Cloudflare services.

Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information: We will use the Personal Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem. Also, if you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to the Services, we will use your Personal Data to provide access to such services and to monitor your use of such services. We may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users and to improve the Services. We may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you.

Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information

There are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, including as set forth below:

Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event relating to all or a portion of our business, assets or this Site, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.

Service Providers, Agents and Related Third Parties: We sometimes hire other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we may need to provide them with access to certain Personal Data. However, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.

Legal Requirements: We may also disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

Your Choices

You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data, however, you may not be able to use certain Services.


This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to us through this Site or to through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Site, such as bulletin boards (collectively, "Public Areas"), any ideas for new products or modifications to existing services, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, "Unsolicited Information"), including all User Content as that term is defined in our Terms of Use. All such Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution. Please also note that any Personal Data or other information you provide to be displayed in your publicly available online profile will be displayed for others to see and thus will not be subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We cannot and will not be responsible for what third parties do with any Personal Data or other information that you choose to make publicly available. As such, we advise that you exercise great care in determining what information you choose to make publicly available through this Site.


We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under thirteen, please do not submit any Personal Data through the Site. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provider Personal Data on this Site without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to us through this Site, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Links to Other WebSites

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. The Site may frame or contain references or links to other websites not operated or controlled by Service Provider (the "Third Party Sites"). The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third Party Sites. The links from the Site do not imply our Service review or endorsement of the Third Party Sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.


We take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to us Provider via the Internet.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

The Site may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for us to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, we reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Access to Information; Contacting Us

Through the Site, we provide you with access to update your profile and revise Personal Data previously submitted to the Site. You may contact us in the event you have questions about Service this Privacy Policy or our information practices. You may contact our Service Provider at the contact details set forth above in our Terms of Use.

Hold Harmless of Service Provider Technology and hosting for aspects of this website are provided by KickApps Corporation, a Third Party Application Service Provider ("Service Provider"). However, "climbbybike fietsfanaten" controls the content, membership and policy of this website, including those pages served by the Service Provider on behalf of this website. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, by participating on this website you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Service Provider on all matters related to your interaction with others using this website and participation with this website, including your representation that you are at least thirteen years old. As such, the Service Provider is a third party beneficiary to your agreement with this website; such agreement with this website is defined above.

Forum policy. Our forum policy can be viewed on the forum registration page.

Third-party advertising and use of cookies

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Ad services used by Climbbybike :

Google AdSense : Ad technology providers - What information does Google collect on our site?
The Moneytizer

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