Cookies

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most websites do this.

What are cookies?

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.

How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages use cookies to:

  • 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)
  • remember if you have already agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site

The EIT website uses Matomo, a free web analytics service, to analyse visitor figures to the EIT website. Matomo uses cookies to store some information about visitors between visits. The information generated by the cookie will be used by the EIT to evaluate your use of the website, enabling the EIT to compile reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by the EIT in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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.

Opting out

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 exactly 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
has_js Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled. This cookie does not store any user information. past date time, recreated each time
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.
EIT, EWORX Session
_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

 

Third-party cookies

Cookie What the cookie is used for and what information exactly each cookie collects

Who uses the information

Duration of cookie
Cookies created from the embedded YouTube videos on the website:
GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. Google 30 minutes
PREF Used by YouTube (Google) this cookie is set via the embedded YouTube videos. It registers anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. Google 243 days
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Used by YouTube (Google) this cookie is set via the embedded youtube-videos. It registers anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. Google 180 days
YSC Used by YouTube (Google) this cookie is set via the embedded youtube-videos. It registers anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. Google past date time, recreated each time
IDE These cookies are created by Google DoubleClick and are used to show personalized advertisements (ads) based on previous visits to the website. Google 390 days
test_cookie Used by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes - https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ Google 1 day
Cookies created from the embedded Twitter feed on the website:
guest_id Twitter cookie appears on pages that use the button "Tweet" and serves to identify the user with a unique number associated with Twitter. Twitter 2 years
personalization_id Collects data that are primarily used for tracking and targeting. Twitter 2 years
tfw_exp Collects data that are primarily used for tracking and targeting. Twitter 14 days
Cookies created from Livestream, found at https://eit.europa.eu/innoveit :
vuid The embedded video player, uses these cookies to check if certain features or preferences have been selected by the user.

https://livestream.com/terms/privacy
Livestream.com 2 years
__utmz This cookie is how Google Analytics knows to whom and to what source / medium / keyword to assign the credit for a Goal Conversion or an Ecommerce Transaction.

https://livestream.com/terms/privacy
Livestream.com 180 days
ls_viewer_id This cookies is set when a user accepts the livestream functionality and allows the Livestream Service to function.

https://livestream.com/terms/privacy
Livestream.com 5 years
_ga This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.  Google 2 years
_gid This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.  Google 1 day
_gat This cookie does not store any user information, it's just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net. This cookie does not store any user information 1 minute
mp_{random_number}_mixpanel Mixpanel cookies to analyze users behavior on a website

https://mixpanel.com/legal/privacy-policy/
Mixpanel.com 1 year
JSESSIONID Session cookies are responsible for keeping the session active

- Time of the first visit for this user

- Time of the previous visit for this user

- Number of visits for this user
Newrelic.com past date time, recreated each time
BizoID The BizoID cookie stores a unique LinkedIn user ID. Linkedin 180 days
lang Session-based cookie used for Sign-in with Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature  Linkedin past date time, recreated each time
UserMatchHistory This cookie stores the last time cookie IDs were synced with a given authorized network partner and is part of LinkedIn's server-to-server data integration solution.  Linkedin 180 days
lidc This cookie is used by Linkedin to allow to share content from the EIT website. Linkedin 1 day
bcookie This cookie is used by Linkedin to allow to share content from the EIT website. Linkedin 2 years
bscookie This cookie is used by Linkedin to allow to share content from the EIT website. Linkedin 2 years
Cookies added from Google Maps (found at: https://eit.europa.eu/eit-community/map#zoom=17&lat=47.47037&lon=19.0624...
1P_JAR These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates. Google 30 days
NID The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. Google 180 days



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.