Cookies

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We would like to provide you with clear information about how we use and store cookies from our websites on your computer. The word “computers”, when used in this policy, refers to computers, smartphones and all other devices used for accessing the internet.

Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are very useful and enable an internet site to recognise you, log when you visit a particular page, provide a secure connection to a website and enhance your user experience by: improving your browsing comfort, ; and/ or adapting the content of a page to your areas of interest.

The information stored by the cookies on your computer, during a limited period of validity, may relate to: the particular webpages you have visited on that computer; advertisements you have clicked on; the type of browser you use; and the information you have provided to a website (the use of the cookie meaning that you avoid having to provide the information again). This information is sometimes linked to your IP address.

Cookies installed on the UIC website

Category: Necessary (1)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure
areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

COOKIE NAME: PHPSESSID
PROVIDER: uic.org
TYPE: HTTP
EXPIRY: Session

Category:Statistics (6)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting
information anonymously.

COOKIE NAME: __utm.gif
PROVIDER: google-analytics.com
TYPE: Pixel
EXPIRY: Session

Category: Marketing (3)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and
engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

COOKIE NAME: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
PROVIDER: youtube.com
TYPE: HTTP
EXPIRY: 179 days

Your choice with respect to cookies

Many of the cookies we use will improve your browsing experience of our websites, others are vital for you to access secure areas. As a default, most browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to consent to cookies being stored on your computer, you will be able to block all cookies by changing your browser settings. If you decide to block all of the cookies using your internet browser, you will only continue to be able to visit the public areas of our websites and will no longer have access to any secure areas. You may also experience interruption or delays to your browsing experience of public areas.

You will always be able to block all cookies in your browser settings. You may also, depending on the type of browser you have, configure your settings to block on certain types of cookie, or cookies from certain sources, or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer, so you can then accept or reject it.
For details on what your browser offers and how to configure your browser according to your choices, please go to the “Help” menu or other dedicated section of your internet browser. By way of example:

Right to access data and rights to oppose

In accordance with the laws of various countries which may be applicable to you, you have a right to request details of all personal data UIC holds on you, including that collected by cookies. You also have the right to oppose the storage of cookies on your computer.

Any questions regarding your personal data may be addressed to the Data Protection Officer at dpo@uic.org

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Please note: preventing the installation of cookies on your computer will not remove all advertisements from websites you visit. Your refusal to accept these cookies will only prevent the customisation of such advertisements to your areas of interest as deducted from your browsing history.

More information

More information about cookies, not just those from UIC’ websites, and how cookies can be controlled can be found at Youronlinechoices, http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ published by Interactive Advertising Bureau France (IAB).

Please note : If your computer is used by more than one person or has multiple internet browsers, it is possible that some of your choices relating to cookies may not be permanent because you are either using a different browser or a third party has changed the settings of your browser. We are unable to prevent these external factors and therefore cannot guarantee the permanence of the choices you make.

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Monday 31 August 2015