What are cookies?
What cookies does Eurapco use and for what purposes?
The third party services providers of Eurapco gather analytical information that is used to develop and improve Eurapco’s website and application. Analytical information is gathered e.g. about how users move around Eurapco’s website/application and how many visitors the website/application has on a daily basis. The cookies that are used to gather the analytics are not used to identify any individuals but rather to provide aggregated analytical information in order to develop and improve the user experience of Eurapco’s website and application. Based on the analytical information, Eurapco can know e.g. that which articles are of interest for the website visitors and which sections of the website interest the users the most.
Cookies are also used for customization and functionality purposes that are detailed below in the table. For the sake of clarity Eurapco does not use any tracking or advertisement targeting cookies.
The table below indicates that what categories of cookies Eurapco is using and for which purposes. Additionally, the table indicates the types and the retention periods of the cookies that are used.
|Category of cookies||Purpose||Type||Retention period|
|Strictly necessary cookies||These cookies are necessary for the effective functioning of the website and application. It would be impossible or more burdensome to use certain areas of our website and application without enabling the aforementioned cookies.||First party cookies||The cookies are deleted once the website is closed. (session)As an exemption the retention period is a year for cookies that keep track of browser screen size (persistent).|
|Analytical cookies||These cookies gather information e.g. about how users move around our website/application, how many times our application has been downloaded, which articles are read the most, the amount of website visitors and application users per day, duration of the visit etc. Eurapco needs to collect this data to improve and develop its website and application. Eurapco wants to guarantee the best possible user experience for its website visitors and application users.||Third party cookies||Maximum retention period is 2 years (persistent).|
|Customization cookies||The cookies are used to customize your view of the website’s interface. The purpose of the cookie is to facilitate your use of the website and application.||First party cookies||The cookies are deleted once the website is closed (session).|
|Functionality cookies||The cookies are used to store the display of internal information banners. These cookies facilitate e.g. your access to restricted areas.||First party cookies||Maximum retention period is 1 day (persistent).|
Third party service providers
Eurapco’s third party service providers provide the data to Eurapco in an aggregated anonymized form and the analytical information is only used to improve and develop Eurapco’s website and application. Internet Protocol addresses may also be processed by the third party service providers in the course of creating the analytics but they will anonymize the information. This information is used to create aggregated analytical information about e.g. the number of website visitors, duration of browser session and from which geographical areas website visitors usually come from. Eurapco has no interest or aim to link the analytical information to any specific individual and data will be never processed for identification purposes.
How to manage cookies?
You can find detailed guidance from the link on how to change your cookie settings on your browser: https://support.apple.com/en-in/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
In short you can change your cookie settings by the following manner: Open Safari Click the “Safari” tab on the top left corner Click “Preferences” Select “Privacy” change your cookie settings.
You can find detailed guidance from the link on how to change your cookie settings on your browser: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
In short you can change your cookie settings by the following manner: Open the browser Click the tab on the top right corner where you can customize your settings Click “Settings” click “Advanced settings” Under the heading “Privacy and Security” click “Site settings” Click “Cookies and site data” modify cookie settings.
You can find detailed guidance from the link on how to change your cookie settings on your browser: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
In short you can change your cookie settings by the following manner: Open the browser Click “Tools” on the top right corner Click “Internet options” Click “Privacy” Click “Advanced” modify cookie settings.
We consider the careful and safe handling of personal data to be of prime importance.
If you have any questions about cookies or their use you can contact us by sending an email to email@example.com.