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What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies store information about your use of and preferences for a website, such as whether you are logged into a user account, or which language or colour scheme you have set on the website. They make it possible to recognise a returning user and apply their preferences, or to ensure that you see the correct content and the website works correctly.

Why do we use cookies?

The European Science Foundation uses cookies to optimise your browsing experience by storing your preferences, and to analyse the visitor statistics of the CoARA website to improve the website and ensure that it offers relevant content.

What cookies do we use?

There are various types of cookies on this Website. These cookies cannot be disabled. If you disable these cookies, you cannot access the website:

Cookies strictly necessary for the Website to function

These cookies allow you to correctly use the website and ensure that you do not get popups on each page visit. These cookies cannot be disabled.

Description Retention
gdpr_level This cookie allows you to save your preferences in terms of GDPR 24 hours

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are not directly set by the Website itself, but by external partners whose services are used on the website. These are in particular statistical analysis cookies that collect information about your navigation on the Website. This enables us to improve your user experience and tailor the Website to your preferences.

There are also advertising cookies that aim to personalise and/or improve the content and browsing experience by providing you with interest-based services on other Websites.

Delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests on third-party sites. Our interest-based ads are subject to your preferences as described in the next section.
Keeping track of your specified preferences.
Conducting research and diagnostics to improve ICE’s content, products and services.
Preventing fraudulent activity.
Improving security.
All of the information collected is anonymous.

See list of third-party cookies in the table below.

Name of the cookie Description Retention Provider
_ga This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. 2 years Google Analytics
_gld This cookie stores and update a unique value for each page visited. 24 hours Google Analytics
_gat This cookie is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 10 minutes Google Analytics

How can you disable cookies?

As a visitor, you are free at any time to change the types of cookie that you allow on the Website. You may also configure cookies in your browser. Please follow the links below for the instructions on how to do so for the most commonly used browsers: