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Cookies Policy


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file containing information that is downloaded to your device when you (the first time) visit a website. The cookie is then sent back to the original website on each subsequent visit or to any other website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow the website to recognize a user's device and they give the user a more efficient and pleasant web experience.

What types of cookies are used?

On the EURid website(s), you will find both the so-called 'first-party cookies' or our own cookies and the 'third-party cookies' or cookies from third parties.

'Own cookies' are cookies that are used by EURid during your visit to our websites. These can be technical cookies, session cookies, permanent cookies or functional cookies:

Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website. These cookies allow you to navigate between the different parts of our website and to use specific functionalities.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that ensure that you can surf quickly and easily through the website during your surfing session.

Persistent cookies or 'tracking cookies' last longer than one browsing session and are stored in your browser for a certain period after the session (unless you delete the cookie).

Functional cookies monitor the correct use of the website and allow the website to remember your choices (for example, your choice of language, your username or your location). They have improved and more personal features, so you don't have to make the same choices every time you visit the website.

Although there are 'third party cookies' on our websites, these cookies are not used by EURid. An example of third party cookies are:

Performance cookies (Piwik): these cookies collect anonymous and aggregated information about your online behavior (such as, for example, your browser type, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the operating system used, the domain name of the website you have visited even if you use this website has left, the date and time of your visit, etc.) for statistical purposes and for drawing up visitor profiles.

The cookies we use do not collect any information that reveals your personal identity and thus make it impossible to identify you. Our websites may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us (third party content, links and plugins). EURid is not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites.

How do you give your consent?

When you surf to our website(s) for the first time, a cookie banner will appear at the top of your screen. By closing the banner or continuing to browse our website(s), you implicitly consent to the use of cookies as clarified in our cookies policy, unless you have set your browser settings to decline cookies (see below) or unless you click on 'No cookies for me' in our cookie banner.

How can you reject our cookies?

You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on 'No cookies for me' in our banner or by deleting the cookies in the settings of your internet browser.

These settings can usually be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. The following links can help you set your cookies (or go to the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more information):

Please note that if you change your settings to decline cookies, this may impact your visit to our website and you may not be able to access all areas of the website. You can change the settings of your internet browser at any time.


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