Science Europe Cookie Notice
The last update to this policy was made on 22 October 2018.
Where the information collected using cookies constitute personal data, the Privacy Notice also applies.
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The Science Europe business registry number in Belgium is 0840.275.663.
What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that contains some information, which a website or mobile application can save on a computer, smartphone, or other device. Cookies can be used to identify you and to store various information that helps to facilitate your navigation, to ensure the smooth functioning of the website or mobile application, or to make them more effective, for example by storing your preferred language.
What cookies are used on the Science Europe website and why?
Science Europe uses different types of cookies for different reasons:
Essential and/or functional cookies
These cookies are essential for browsing the Science Europe website, or are strictly necessary to make certain functionality work on the website.
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Science Europe uses WordPress to run its website.
When logging into certain restricted areas of the website, WordPress will set a number of cookies. These are used to verify that your browser does indeed accept cookies, and to make sure that you remain logged in.
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Ginger is a plugin for WordPress that is used to manage your cookie preferences.
In order to know whether you would like to receive cookies or not, it needs to set a cookie itself to avoid asking you this question on each page that you visit.
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Science Europe uses the LimeSurvey platform to run surveys and set up event registrations.
These cookies keep track of your progress in the survey or registration and are used for security purposes.
The cookies are only set when you visit the survey platform to respond to a survey or register for an event.
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Analytics cookies are used to collect some information about how you use the website. They can help Science Europe identify what pages you visit, what files you download, or how you navigated to the Science Europe website. This information is used by Science Europe to determine what content is most relevant to visitors and to improve the website.
Science Europe uses Google Analytics to see how its website is being used by visitors.
Some data on how you use the website is transmitted to Google and may be stored on servers in the United States. These data are combined with the data from thousands of other users to create an overall view of the use of the website and are never identified individually or linked to any other information that Science Europe might store on you.
Science Europe has not given Google permission to share these data with any of its other services, and does not collect individual User IDs.
|The longest duration cookie is stored for 2 years.
Others are deleted after 1 day or immediately when you close your browser.
The Science Europe website may use other services from third parties on its website, for example to display videos or show maps. These services may set their own cookies to store your preferences or analyse your interaction with the service. Although Science Europe takes care in selecting these services, it has no direct control over the cookies that they set. Please check the privacy policies of these services to see how they handle the data collected.
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Science Europe uses Google Maps to display a map of the area surrounding its Office in Brussels.
Google Maps sets a number of cookies that store some of your preferences regarding the viewing of these maps.
See https://policies.google.com/privacy for more information.
How do I configure cookies?
You can easily delete, disable, or accept cookies from the Science Europe website at any time by configuring the settings of your browser. Every browser (such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi, Safari, or Internet Explorer) has its own cookie configuration settings. To learn more about how to configure cookie settings in your browser, please see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.
If you use different computers, smartphones and/or tablets, please remember to configure each device so that each of them corresponds to your preferences regarding cookies.
Will the Science Europe website still work without cookies?
You will still be able to view the Science Europe website, but some interactions may not work correctly.