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Cookie policy

We use cookies on our website, www.una-europa.eu (‘the website’). Our Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, the third-parties' cookies on the website and your choices regarding cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognize and remember you.

Cookies can be ‘persistent’ or ‘session’ cookies.

How we use cookies

When you visit the website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the website, to provide analytics, and to store your preferences.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the website, and we use third-party cookies.

The following cookies are being stored when you visit and use the website, said cookies belonging to the domain of the website (first-party cookies) or to the domain of other parties (third-party cookies).

Cookies essential for navigation

These are cookies that are required in order to use the website. Without them certain sections will not function correctly, or not at all. In particular they enable navigation between the various sections of the website, completion of forms and secure verification of your identity before granting access to your personal data.

Session identifier

  • Purpose: this cookie is used by the server as a unique identifier to identify you during your visit. This cookie is referred to in any error logs
  • Cookie owner: Una Europa vzw
  • Cookie type: strictly necessary cookie
  • Information: the information in this cookie is only shared with the server on which the website is hosted; this information does not allow any other system or person to personally identify you
  • Cookie validity: deleted automatically at the end of the visit session

CSRF token

  • Purpose: this cookie is used to secure the exchange of information within a form. It prevents a third party (primarily a hacker) from sending un-secure data in a form from a third-party website.
  • Cookie owner: Una Europa vzw
  • Cookie type: strictly necessary cookie
  • Information: the information in this cookie is only shared with the server on which the website is hosted; this information does not allow any other system or person to personally identify you
  • Cookie validity: deleted automatically at the end of the visit session

Functional cookies

Functional cookies are intended to facilitate operation of the website and make using it a more pleasant and personalized experience for you. These are cookies which, for example, store your preferences such as choice of language, collect information in forms for statistical purposes (number of unique visitors, etc.) or enable analysis of how visitors use the website.

The following cookies are functional cookies:

Language choice

  • Purpose: this cookie is used to save the user's choice of language throughout the Website; it is created when you arrive on the Website for the first time, and is updated when you visit the language selector to change the language in which you wish to visit the Website
  • Cookie owner: Una Europa vzw
  • Cookie type: functionality cookie
  • Information: the information in this cookie does not leave your computer
  • Cookie validity: 1 month

Google Analytics

  • Purpose: these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this website; we use this information to generate reports and help us improve the website; cookies collect information anonymously, in particular the number of visitors to the website, how they land on the website and the pages they visit. These cookies are also used to provide advertisements that correspond more closely to your interests, based on an analysis of your browsing.
  • Cookie owner: Google
  • Cookie type: analytical
  • Information: the information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is transmitted by Google to servers in the United States, where it is stored, but these cookies only collect anonymous data (to learn more about Google's cookies, see Google’s Privacy Policy)
  • Cookie validity: _ga: 2 years, _gid: 1 day

Marketing cookies

When you visit the website, socio-demographic data and profile data are collected and stored anonymously in a marketing cookie. Marketing cookies do not contain any personal data and are placed by advertisers when their ad is posted. They prevent you being bombarded by the same advertisement over and over again and help to personalize publicity, but they also measure the effectiveness of various marketing and publicity actions.

The following cookies are marketing cookies:

Google Analytics

  • Purpose: these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this website; we use this information to generate reports and help us improve the website; cookies collect information anonymously, in particular the number of visitors to the website, how they land on the website and the pages they visit and these cookies are also used to provide advertisements that correspond more closely to your interests, based on an analysis of your browsing
  • Cookie owner: Google
  • Cookie type: analytical
  • Information: the information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is transmitted by Google to servers in the United States, where it is stored but these cookies only collect anonymous data (to learn more about Google's cookies, see Google’s Privacy Policy);
  • Cookie validity: _ga: 2 years, _gid: 1 day

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we also use Google Analytics to report on usage and interaction statistics of the website (see above).

Google Analytics operates as the Data Processor. The data transfer is covered by the EU-US Privacy Shield which is compliant with GDPR.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, you can do this in your web browser settings.

When you visit the website, you can accept or reject the cookies.