To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most websites do this.
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
- gather anonymous statistics
- remember if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won't be asked again)
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
By default, the browsing experience of website visitors is tracked by Matomo in order to produce anonymised statistics.
You may choose not to be tracked (opt-out). If you change your mind, you can choose to be tracked again (opt-in).
If you wish to opt-out (or opt-in back again) please see the option below:
Do we use other cookies?
Because some services (videos - YouTube, social media - Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram) are provided by third parties, these third parties may use additional or different cookies to those described above.
First-party cookies - EIT cookies
|Cookie||What the cookie is used for and what information each cookie collects||Who uses the information||Duration of cookie|
|piwik_ignore||The cookie stores whether a user has opted-out from being tracked by Matomo. All visitors with a piwik_ignore cookie are not being tracked.||This cookie does not store any user information.||Two years|
|infovisualPromoContent3||Stores that a user has seen and closed the promo pop-up for /eit-community-at-a-glance page.||This cookie does not store any user information.||60 days|
|cookie-agreed-en||Stores whether a user has accepted the usage of cookies on the EIT website.||This cookie does not store any user information.||100 days|
|_pk_ref||This cookie is set by the web analytics service Piwik.
These cookies hold information about referrers of the visitor.
|_pk_id||This cookie is set by the web analytics service Piwik.
This cookie keeps visitor ID value used by Piwik to recognize returning visitors.
We have enabled the 'Replace User ID with a pseudonym' feature of PIWIK with which, the User ID is replaced by a pseudonym to avoid directly storing and displaying personally identifiable information.
|EIT, EWORX||28 days|
|_pk_ses||This cookie is set by the web analytics service Piwik.
Session cookies are responsible for keeping the session active for 30 minutes after last tracked action, when they expire the visit is considered as ended.
This cookie keeps:
- Time of the first visit for this user
- Time of the previous visit for this user
- Number of visits for this user
|EIT, EWORX||30 minutes|
|_pk_testclookie||Used to check whether the vistor's broswer supports cookies.||This cookie does not store any user information.||Expires when the browser session ends|
|MATOMO_SESSID||Created when the opt-out feature is used.||This cookie does not store any user information.||Temporary|
|popup_message_displayed||Stores that a user has seen and closed the promo pop-up for the COVID-19 page.||This cookie does not store any user information.||Expires when the browser session ends|
|popup_message_displayed_2||Stores that a user has seen and closed the promo pop-up for the COVID-19 page.||This cookie does not store any user information.||Expires when the browser session ends|
|Cookie||What the cookie is used for and what information exactly each cookie collects||
Who uses the information
|Duration of cookie|
BCIDSLB This cookie is created by the European Commission when a user of the EIT website accesses a map. For more information on this cookie, please visit https://ec.europa.eu/info/cookies. This is because the maps used on the EIT website at https://eit.europa.eu/our-communities/map and https://eit.europa.eu/our-activities/eit-regional-innovation-scheme-ris, which are created by OpenStreetMap, are provided through the European Commission's webtools.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.