Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (the browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after many days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, the individual browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone). Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, clear GIFs and all forms of storage Local introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services.
Later in this document will refer to cookies and similar technologies all by simply using the word “cookie”.
Types of cookies
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the site and are used to manage the login and access to reserved functions of the site. The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the working session (closed on browser are erased).
Analysis and performance cookies. These cookies are used to collect and analyze traffic and use the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability.
The website of EFESME aisbl also includes certain components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again it comes to third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookie).
Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and analyze anonymous information on the behavior of use of the EFESME aisbl website (including your IP address). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes in order to prepare reports for EFESME aisbl operators regarding activities on the websites themselves. This site does not use (and do not allow third parties to use) the analysis tool of Google to track or collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a user. Google can also communicate this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
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You can selectively disable the action of installing Google Analytics on your browser the component opt-out provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
Duration of cookies
Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the close of the browser or execution of the command logout. Other cookies “survive” to the close of the browser and are also available for future visits. These cookies are known as persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases there is a fixed deadline, in other cases the duration is unlimited.
Management of Cookies
The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings in your browser.
Warning : the total or partial disabling of cookies may affect the use of the technical capabilities of the site reserved for registered users. On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible by completely disabling cookies.
Disabling “third party” cookies does not cause prejudice in any way to the navigability.
The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. Moreover, the best browsers allow to define different settings for “owners” cookies and those of “third parties”.
For example, in Firefox through the menu ? Tools? Options ? Privacy, you can access a control panel where you can specify whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and remove them.