1. What Are Cookies
When landing on the website, you have been given the opportunity to accept cookies used on the website, to accept certain categories of cookies and decline others, or to decline all cookies. If you have accepted our use of some or all cookies, the following information relates to cookies used on the website only.
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
3. How To Control, Disable Or Delete Cookies
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If you accept some or all cookies on this website you still have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not.
Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
4. What Data Is Collected
When you visit our website, we collect certain personal data automatically from your device, such as:
- Your IP address.
- The domain name you requested.
- The name of your internet service provider (ISP) is sometimes captured depending on the configuration of your ISP connection.
- The date and time of your visit to the website.
- The length of your session.
- The pages which you have accessed.
- The number of times you access our website within any month.
- The file URL you look at and information relating to it.
- The website which referred you to our website.
- The operating system which your computer uses.
- We are using Google Analytics for tracking of our website traffic and the user data retention period is 26 months.
Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our site, where they come from and what content on our site is of interest to them. We use this information for our internal analytics purposes, and to improve the quality and relevance of our site to our visitors. Information will be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology.
5. The Types of Cookies We Use
Cookies may be set either by www.eufordigital.eu (“first party cookies”) or by third party websites (“third party cookies”). Cookies may be used or required for a number of reasons, as detailed in the following sections.
The website uses the cookies that perform two functions, as classified below:
- Functionality cookies, which are essential to the functioning of the website. These cookies also which help us measure the website’s performance and improve your experience, as well as remembering any settings you might have selected.
- Advertising/targeting cookies, which we use to track user activity and sessions so that we can deliver a more personalized service, and (in the case of advertising cookies) which are set by the third parties with whom we execute advertising campaigns and allow us to provide advertisements relevant to you. These are optional cookies and users can choose to opt out at any moment.
In addition, we also utilise cookies on certain pages of the website to communicate with third party data suppliers in order to extrapolate your digital behaviour. This help us to understand and target more relevant advertising in the future. The information we receive is all aggregate and anonymous, but will include statistics such as demographics, online behaviour, product interests and lifestyle. Targeting and tracking cookies are provided via trusted third party suppliers. Should you require more information regarding our suppliers and how these cookies operate please contact us at: EU4Digital@lt.ey.com
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies”, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “permanent cookies”, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the website to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
4.1 Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies enable the website to function correctly and are required to provide access to secure sections of the website. If you do not permit access to and use of such cookies then you may not be able to view the website correctly. They are also used to enhance your experience of using our website.
4.2 Advertising/Targeting Cookies
Functionality cookies are used to enhance your experience of using our website. They remember the choices users make and provide a more personalised service. We also make use of tracking cookies for campaign purposes to measure the performance of marketing campaigns. We use this information and cookies to make advertising more relevant to you
4.4 Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
The following tables identify the cookies we use on our site and explains the purpose of each cookie.
|Cookie provider||Name of cookie||Purpose of cookie||Type of cookie||Duration of cookie|
|Google Analytics||_ga||This is a Google Analytics cookie which is used to identify unique users.||Advertising||2 years|
|Google Analytics||_gid||This is a Google Analytics cookie that is responsible for tracking user behaviour.||Advertising||Expires after 24 hours of inactivity|
|Google Analytics||_utma||This is a Google Analytics cookie used to track first visit, last visit, current visit, and number of visits||Advertising||Expires in 2 years from the last update. |
|Google Analytics||_gat_UA-145356388-1||This is a Google Analytics which is used to throttle the request rate||Advertising||Expires after 1 minute|
|Google Analytics||1P_JAR||This cookie is a Google Analytics Cookie created by Google DoubleClick and used to show personalized advertisements (ads) based on previous visits to the website.||Advertising||1 month|
|Mailchimp||MCPopupClosed||This is a Mail Chimp functionality cookie to store if a message has been dismissed.||Functionality||1 year|
|Mailchimp||QuantumMetricUserID||This is a Mailchimp functionality cookie to evaluate the UI/UX interaction with its platform||Functionality||1 year|
|Mailchimp||optimizelyEndUserId||This cookie is used by Mail Chimp and is a unique user identifier and is goal is to improve performance.||Functionality||6 months|
|Mailchimp||OptanonAlertBoxClosed||This cookie is set by Mail Chimp after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. It contains no personal information. ||Functionality||1 year|
|Mailchimp ||__zlcmid ||This cookie is a functionality cookie set by Mail Chimp to identify the device used by the user to facilitate the live chat function on their website.||Functionality||1 year|
|Mailchimp||_mcid ||The cookie is a cookie set by Mail Chimp to enable behavioral advertising and analytics by Google.||Functionality||14 days|
|Mailchimp||OptanonConsent||This is a cookie set by Mail Chimp. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.|| Functionality||1 year|
|Mailchimp||MC_USER_INFO , MC_USER_PROVILE, MC_GAUID||Remembers the user name, login, profile and language.||Functionality||1 month|
|Mailchimp||_gcl_au||This cookie is set by Mail Chimp and is used to store and track conversions. ||Functionality||3 months|
|Mailchimp||nmstat||This cookie is set by Mail Chimp and it enables site owners to gather usage statistics about their websites.||Functionality||3 yeras|
|Mailchimp||_uetsid||This cookie is set by Mail Chimp and is used by Bing what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the site.||Functionality||30 minutes|
|Doubleclick – Google||_uetvid||Marketing cookie that is applied to the website to track users that visit the website to remarket to||Advertising||12 months|
|Akamai||_abck||Akamai Bot Manager – Security cookie this cookie is through mailchimp service||Functionality||12 months|
|Mailchimp||_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT||_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT is a cookie set by Mail Chimp to provide with services available through Mailchimp Sites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.||Functionality||End of session|
|Mailchimp||ak_bmsc||A functionality Cookie placed by Mailchimp to manage and control list ||Functionality||2 hours|
|Mailchimp||bm_sz|| A functionality Cookie placed by mailchimp to manage and control list||Functionality||4 hours|
|Facebook||_fbp||This is a cookie set by Facebook and is used to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Advertising||90 days|
|Facebook||spin||This cookie is set by Facebook. .||Advertising||1 day and 1 hour|
|Facebook||c_user||This cookie is set by Facebook and contains the user ID of the currently logged in user.||Advertising||The lifetime of this cookie is dependent on the status of the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is set, the cookie expires after 90 days of inactivity. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is not set, the cookie is a session cookie and will therefore be cleared when the browser exits.|
|Facebook||sb||This is a cookie set by Facebook.||Advertising||Expires 2 years after creation time.|
|Facebook||presence||This is a cookie created by Facebook to contain the user’s chat state.||Advertising||This is a session cookie, meaning that it expires after each session.|
|Facebook||xs||This is a cookie created by Facebook. This cookie contains multiple pieces of information, separated by colon. The first value is an up to two-digit number representing the session number. The second portion of the value is a session secret. The third, optional component is a ‘secure’ flag for if the user has enabled the secure browsing feature.||Advertising||The lifetime of this cookie is dependent on the status of the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is set, the cookie expires after 90 days of inactivity. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is not set, the cookie is a session cookie.|
|Facebook||wd||This is a cookie created by Facebook to store the browser window dimensions and is used by Facebook to optimise the rendering of the page.||Advertising||It expires one week after creation time.|
|1st Party ||__cfduid||This is a functionality cookie and is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.||Functionality||12 months|
|Font Awesome||__utmx||This cookie is used to distinguish between two variations a webpage that might be shown to a visitor as part of an A/B split test. This helps site owners to determine which version of a page performs better, and therefore helps to improve the website.||Functionality||6 months|
|Font Awesome||__utmz||This cookie contains the traffic source information in Urchin tracker format. It contains information about how and when an individual visitor hits your site for the first time. That means whenever the visitor comes back to the site, this value remains unchanged.||Functionality||6 months|
|Facebook ||datr ||The purpose of the datr cookie is to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features. ||Marketing/ Tracking ||2 years |
|Facebook ||fr ||The “fr” cookie is used to deliver, measure and improve the relevancy of ads ||Marketing/ Tracking ||90 days |
|Mailchimp ||_mc_anon_id |
cjConsent _rdt_uuid _pin_unauth
|No description ||Functionality || |
|Facebook ||presence ||The presence cookie is used to contain the user’s chat state. For example, which chat tabs are open. This cookie is a session cookie. ||Functionality ||Expires when the browser session ends. |
|Mailchimp ||_derived_epik ||This cookie is associated with the MailChimp sign up form. Will store the value ‘yes’ to prevent the popup being displayed again ||Functionality ||Session |
|Mailchimp ||_mc_lang ||Used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Mailchimp Sites but are non-essential to their use. ||Functionality ||1 month |
|Google ||AEC ||‘AEC’ cookies ensure that requests within a browsing session are made by the user, and not by other sites. These cookies prevent malicious sites from acting on behalf of a user without that user’s knowledge || ||6 months |
|Google ||CONSENT ||Google uses the ‘CONSENT’ cookie, which lasts for 2 years, to store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices. || ||2 years |
|Google Analytics ||OTZ ||The “OTZ” cookie is used by Google analytics to track website traffic information ||Advertising ||1 month |
|Google ||NID ||The “NID” cookie is used to play YouTube videos embedded on the website. ||Advertising ||Expires anytime between 6 months to 10 years. |
|Google ||__Secure-3PSID __Secure-3PSIDCC __Secure-1PSID __Secure-1PAPISID __Secure-1PSIDCC ||Builds a profile of website visitor interests to show relevant and personalized ads through retargeting. ||Advertising ||2 years |
|Google ||SSID SAPISID ||Google collects visitor information for videos hosted by YouTube on maps integrated with Google Maps. ||Advertising ||Persistent |
|Google ||SIDCC SID HSID ||Security cookie to confirm visitor authenticity, prevent fraudulent use of login data and protect visitor data from unauthorized access. ||Advertising ||2 years |
|Google ||APISID ||Personalizes Google ads on websites based on recent searches and interactions. ||Advertising ||Expires anytime between 6 months to 10 years. |
Please note, we review the following information and our use of particular cookies on a regular basis. The tables above represent a review of cookies as of November 2022. If you find a cookie set whilst browsing our website that is not mentioned here then please contact us at EU4Digital@lt.ey.com and we will investigate thoroughly and update this page accordingly.