- What are cookies and related technologies?
- What cookies do we use?
- How to block cookies
1. What are cookies and related technologies?
To maintain the Website and provide the functionality you expect, we use technology commonly known as cookies.
First-party cookie and third-party cookie
Cookies are downloaded from the internet by your browser when you first visit the Website. The next time you access the Website from the same device, the cookie and the information contained therein is either returned to the Website that collected them (First Party Cookie) or to another location to which it belongs (Third Party Cookie).
First-party and third-party cookies allow websites to recognize whether you have previously accessed our Website using the same browser, which in many cases affects the content displayed.
If you decline to use all cookies, neither the first-party nor the third-party cookies will be used. In that case, there will be no difference between the two types of cookies.
Some cookies are necessary for the functionality of the Website, while others are used to improve performance and user experience.
We do not collect or process sensitive information (special categories of Data) without your explicit Consent.
3. What cookies do we use?
These cookies are necessary for our Website to function properly, as certain parts of the Website simply would not be able to function without them. They are always set up when you access our Website and do not contain or collect personally identifiable Data.
We use the following necessary cookies:
|NAME OF THE COOKIES||PURPOSE||WHO PROVIDES THE COOKIE||DURATION OF COOKIES||TYPE|
|fe_typo_user||This cookie is used as a user session identifier to allow the user settings to be stored.||ict-cs.org||Sessional||HTTP|
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors navigate the Website. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, we will not know when you visited our Website.
|_ga||This cookie is linked to Google Tag Manager, registers a unique ID, and generates statistical data on how the user uses the Website.||ict-cs.org||2 years||HTTP|
|_gid||This cookie is linked to Google Universal Analytics and is used to identify users for statistical purposes. Saves and updates information for each page a Website User visits within the Website.||ict-cs.org||1 day||HTTP|
|_gat||This cookie is affiliated with Google Universal Analytics, according to the documentation used to to throttle the request rate– limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||ict-cs.org||1 minute||HTTP|
|_utma||This is one of four major cookies set by Google Analytics that allow site owners to monitor visitor behaviour and measure performance||accounts.google.com||20 days||HTTP|
Marketing Cookies are set up through our Website and set by our advertising partners. They can use these companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements in other locations. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted ads on other websites.
|COOKIE NAME||PURPOSE||WHO PROVIDER||EXPIRY||TYPE|
|__atuvs||This cookie uses the AddThis social sharing service to enable content sharing across platforms.||ict-cs.org||30 minutes||HTTP|
|_atuvc||This cookie uses the AddThis plugin to allow visitors to share content with networks and sharing. It stores an updated page share count.||ict-cs.org||1 year||HTTP|
|GAPS||This cookie carries out information about how the user uses the Website and any advertising that the user may have seen before visiting the said website.||accounts.google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|LSID||This cookie is intended to convey information about how the user uses the WebSite and the advertising that the user may have seen before visiting the said website.||accounts.google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|loc||This cookie serves to determine geolocation, which is used to help providers determine where users sharing information are geographically located.||addthis.com||1 year||HTTP|
|uvc||This cookie detects how often the social sharing service, Add This, encounters the same user. ||addthis.com||1 year||HTTP|
|IDE||This cookie is linked to Google DoubleClick to register and submit a report on the steps a user has taken after clicking or viewing one of the ads that exist on the Website, in order to measure the effectiveness of the ads and present the targeted ads to the user.||doubleclick.net||Permanent||HTTP|
|id||DoubleClick uses this cookie to enable ad performance tracking to make ads more relevant to the user.||doubleclick.net||20 days||HTTP|
|datr||This cookie is used by Facebook to identify you as a user. Sends data only when the User presses the "like" button.||facebook.com||20 days||HTTP|
|lu||This cookie is used by Facebook to enable logging on to the public computer. Sends data only when the User presses the "like" button.||facebook.com||20 days||HTTP|
|APISID||This cookie is stored on your computer in oder to stay connected to the user's Google Account||google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|SSID||This cookie contains information about how the end user uses the Website and any advertisements that the end user may have seen prior to visiting the Website.||google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|NID||This cookie is used by DoubleClick to help create profiles of your interests and serve relevant ads on other websites.||google.com||6 months||HTTP|
|SID||This cookie is used for user authentication, to prevent unauthorized use of user data and to protect user data from unauthorized parties.||google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|SAPISID||This cookie is used by DoubleClick and is typically placed on the Website by an advertising partner and used to create a Website User Interest Profile and to display relevant ads on other sites.||google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|HSID||This cookie is used to authenticate Website Users, in order to prevent fraudulent use of Website User data and to protect user data from unauthorized persons.||google.com||20 days||HTTP|
|LOGIN_INFO||This cookie is used by YouTube to monitor your visits to our Website using your Google Account if logged in.||m.youtube.com||Permanent||HTTP|
|auth_token||This cookie allows us to track visitor activity from our Twitter ads on our Website.||twitter.com||14 years||HTTP|
|twll||This cookie sends information to Twitter about how the Website User is using the Website.||twitter.com||4 years||HTTP|
|secure_session||This cookie is set by Twitter to allow a secure session.||twitter.com||14 years||HTTP|
|guest_id||This cookie sets Twitter to identify and track a visitor to the Website.||twitter.com||20 days||HTTP|
|remember_checked||This cookie tracks the links through which the Website Users come and the status of the login. It is usually present via the "Tweet This" button or other Twitter plugin present on the Website.||twitter.com||4 years||HTTP|
|remember_checked_on||This cookie is used by Twitter to track links through which Website Users access the Website and login status.||twitter.com||4 years||HTTP|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is used to try to measure the internet speed of Website users on pages that have YouTube videos integrated.||youtube.com||6 months||HTTP|
|PREF||This cookie registers a unique ID that Google uses to keep statistics about how the Website User views YouTube videos across the Website sites.||youtube.com||4 years||HTTP|
|GPS||This cookie registers a unique ID on a mobile device to enable tracking of the Website users based on geographical GPS location.||youtube.com||14 minutes||HTTP|
|YSC||A cookie that registers a unique ID to keep statistics on what YouTube videos a Website User viewed on the Website.||youtube.com||Sessional||HTTP|
|lang||This cookie is used to remember which language version the Website User has selected.||cdn.syndication.twimg.com||Sessional||HTTP|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||A general purpose platform cookie used by sites written with technologies based on Miscrosoft.NET. It is usually used to hold an anonymous user session by a server.||rs.jooble.org||Sessional||HTTP|
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
4. How to turn off cookies
If you disable all cookies, the first and third-party cookies will be deactivated. In addition, first-party cookies will be deleted. We are unable to delete any third-party cookies. For this reason, you must delete the third-party cookies by yourself. This can only be done within your browser settings.
If necessary, you can change the cookie settings in your browser. Your internet browser allows you to change your cookie settings. Such settings are usually found in the menu of your internet browser under the following items: "options", "tools" or "preferences". You can also view the "help" item in the menu. Different browsers may use different mechanisms to disable cookies. Use these links to learn more about cookie settings for the following browsers:
When it comes to browser settings, the same principles apply to deleting the former and deactivating new cookies. Please follow the relevant guidelines of your browser as described above.
There are also tools for cleaning up all the cookies left by web pages you visit, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you have any further questions, you can contact us at privacy@. ict-cs.org