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How Cedefop uses cookies on its website

How Cedefop uses cookies on its website

Cedefop is committed to user privacy in conformity with Regulation (EC) 45/2001 and the Data protection directive. “The cookie law” is aimed at safeguarding privacy online and protected web users from unwanted marketing messages. This policy explains how Cedefop does that. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page: it is placed there for the purpose of recognising the user. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

How Cedefop informs the user

In compliance with the law, Cedefop needs to get the users “prior consent” to use cookies. The aim is to protect user privacy, and obtain users’ consent for using their information.
The first time you visit our website after February 2013, you should see an overlay at the bottom of the page which explains that by continuing to access our site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What sort of cookies does the Cedefop use?

The owner of the cookie or "party" refers to the domain as specified in the cookie. Cedefop uses first-party and third-party cookies across its website to improve its performance and enhance the user experience.
The website needs to store basic information on its target group and first-party cookies are necessary in order for the user to be recognised and allow continuation of the user tasks on the website. In this case, cookies help us to remember your username and preferences and allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you. Third-party cookies are used for analytics’ purposed only to analyse how well our website is organised.

Does anyone else use cookies on Cedefop websites?

Like many companies, we use Web Analytics services to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with market research, improving site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

Can a user block cookies?

As we’ve explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our websites.
However, if you do wish to disable our cookies, you can do it by modifying the settings in your internet browser's options. Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.

Last update: 31 January 2013