A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his / her computer and, depending on the information they contain and how they use their equipment, can be used to recognize the user.
On the CRISS project website, www.crissh2020.eu, (hereinafter CRISS) we use both our own and third party cookies. Cookies help us to provide, protect and improve CRISS services; For example, allow us to customize the content as well as tailor the ads and measure their performance. Although the cookies we use may change from time to time when improving and updating CRISS services, they are usually divided into the following categories of use:
- Authentication. We use our own cookies to verify your account and determine when you log in, in order to help you access CRISS services and show you the experience and the corresponding functions.
- Advertising based on interests. CRISS uses third party cookies to collect data about your online activity and identify your interests, so we can provide you with advertising that is most interesting to you. To manage these services we use Doubleclick platforms from Google, Facebook and Twitter, which store information about the ads that have been shown to a user, which interests him and which pages they visit from our websites.
- Social. The third-party social cookies used by CRISS are necessary for external social networks (Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, …). Its function is to control the interaction with the social widgets within the page, so that users can share the information that interests them most with their community within these social media.
Cookies and browser settings
The Help function in most browsers tells you how to configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies, to notify you every time you receive a new cookie and to deactivate them completely. In addition, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash Cookies, by changing the settings of those extensions or by visiting the manufacturer’s website.