WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are files that the website or application used by the user installs on their browser or device when they visit the web pages or application. They are used to store information about the visit. Like most websites, web portals must:
- Ensure that websites can function properly.
- Store preferences, such as the language or font size selected.
- Understand the browsing experience.
- Collect anonymous statistical information, such as which sites were visited or how long the connection lasted.
Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer/device, and do not provide any reference that might reveal personal data. The User can access their browser settings at any time to modify and/or block installation of cookies from the https://climatechangemitigation.eu/ Website. Users who complete the registration process or who have logged in with their login details will be able to access personalized services. These will be tailored to their preferences, according to the personal information provided during registration, which is stored in their browser’s Cookie.
Google Analytics stores cookies to draw up statistics on the traffic and volume of visits to this Website. By using this Website, you consent to Google processing information about you. Therefore, you must exercise any right in this respect directly with Google. Google Analytics cookies are stored on servers located in the United States and it the company undertakes not to share them with third parties, except where necessary for operation of the system or where required to by law. According to Google, it does not store your IP address.
Google Inc. is subscribed to ‘Privacy Shields’, which guarantees that all transferred data will be processed with a level of protection that is in line with European legislation. You can find detailed information on this subject at the following link:
If you wish, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. It will provide instructions on how to reject this service’s analytical cookies on all browsers. Further information on this topic is available at the following link:
TYPES OF COOKIE
|ACCORDING TO THE ENTITY THAT MANAGES THEM||First-party cookies||Collected by the publisher to provide the service requested by the user.|
|Third-party cookies||Collected and managed by a third party; they cannot be considered the publisher’s own.|
|ACCORDING TO HOW LONG THEY REMAIN ACTIVE||Session cookies||Collect data while the user browses to provide the service requested.|
|Persistent cookies||Stored on the device. The information obtained will be used by the entity responsible for the cookie to provide the service requested.|
|ACCORDING TO THEIR PURPOSE||Technical cookies||Necessary for correct website browsing.|
|Customization cookies||Enable the user to choose features (language) to browse the website.|
|Analytical cookies||Allow the provider to analyze the user’s browsing to track website use, and to produce statistics on the most visited content, number of visitors, etc.|
|Advertising cookies||Allow the publisher to include advertising space on the website, in line with the website’s content.|
|Behavioral advertising cookies||Allow the publisher to include advertising space on the website, in line with the information obtained from the user’s browsing habits.|
HOW TO CONFIGURE AND DISABLE COOKIES
Cookies are not necessary for use of this Website, so they can be blocked or disabled through your browser settings, which allow you to reject installation of some or all cookies. Most browsers warn you about cookies or enable you to reject them automatically. If rejected, you may continue to use the Website, although some of its services may be limited and therefore the experience will be less satisfactory.
Below are links to the main browsers and devices, providing information on how to manage cookies in each browser.
Versions 7 and 8: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Version 9: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Windows Phone: http://www.windowsphone.com/es-ES/how-to/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings