What are cookies?

Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer or device when you first visit a web page. They enable browsers to retain small amounts of information between pages or visits.

 

How cookies are used on UACES websites?

The information below covers the use of cookies on the following UACES websites – ideasoneurope.eu, uaces.org, expertoneurope.eu and reportingeurope.eu.

 

Essential Cookies

Some cookies used on our websites are essential to their functionality. For example, in multi-page forms, cookies are set to enable inputted data to be transferred from one page to another. Cookies used for this purpose are set to expire upon form completion, after an elapsed time, or when a visitor closes their browser. Where any personal data is collected it is relevant to purpose and only absolutely necessary personal details are recorded.

 

Performance Cookies

Google Analytics is an online analytics tool provided by Google and is used on UACES websites. It collects information such as total views, page visits and referral statistics. Information collected by this service is used to assess the performance of UACES websites and to help us improve the site for future visits. All data collected by Google Analytics is anonymous. For information on Google’s privacy policy please visit: http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

 

Other Cookies

If you are logged in to Twitter, Facebook or Google+1, the social plugins at the end of articles on Ideas on Europe may set or retrieve cookies. It is possible that you have previously downloaded cookies controlled by these sites.

 

Disabling cookies on your browser

You can at any time disable cookies on your browser. The setting allowing you to do this can usually be found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu. The majority of site functionality will not be affected by disabling cookies, however certain parts of UACES websites may not function as expected.