To ensure the proper functioning of websites managed by the European Commission, we sometimes store small data files on your device, so-called cookie.
What are cookies? A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
Hosted domain cookies are cookies stored by the website you are currently viewing. Only this page can read them. In addition, the website may use external services that also store their own cookies, known as third-party cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies stored on your computer that are not automatically deleted when you close your browser, unlike temporary (relational) cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser. Each time you visit a website managed by the European Commission, you will be prompted to accept or reject cookies.
The purpose is to allow the website to retain information about your settings (such as username, language, etc.) for a period of time.
This eliminates the need to re-enter them when viewing a page in a single visit.
Cookies may also be used to compile anonymized statistics on the use of our website.
However, in order to browse some of our sites, you will also need to accept cookies from external organizations.
We use 2 types of host domain cookies to:
save visitor preferences ensure the functioning of our website, collect analytical data (on user behavior).
1. Visitor preferences We create them and only we can read them. They store information:
Purpose: Saves your cookie preferences (so you do not see a question about them again) Cookie type and validity: Temporary host domain cookies that are deleted when you close your browser
Service: Website Survey Tools
Purpose: Stores information about whether you have already responded to the survey in a pop-up window so that you will no longer see
Type and validity of cookies: Persistent files of the host domain valid for 1 month
2. Functional cookies We need to use certain cookies in order for certain websites to work. Therefore, your consent is not required for them. These are mainly:
Authentication cookies: are stored when you log in to a website managed by the European Commission through our authentication service (EU Login). By doing so, you agree to the terms of privacy.