This website uses Technical Cookies, which can be used without user’s consent because strictly necessary to the provision of service, as well as Third Party Analytics Cookies provided by Google Analytics.
A Cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
By browsing this website, the user can receive also Cookies sent by different websites or servers - so called “third parties”. This happens when on these latter websites or servers reside some elements already present on the website actually being browsed by the user (e.g. pictures, sounds, maps, specific links to other webpages or domains).
Types of Cookies
Cookies can be divided in the following categories:
1) Technical Cookies
Technical Cookies are those used with the only scope of allowing a correct browsing and utilization of the website. Without such cookies the website, or parts of it, could not properly work. Therefore, they are always used, regardless the preferences of the user. This category of Cookies includes both ‘persistent’ Cookies and ‘session’ Cookies.
Technical Cookies can be subdivided in:
- Navigation and session Cookies
- Functional Cookies
- Analytics Cookies
Navigation and session Cookies guarantee the correct browsing and utilization of the website. For instance, they allow the authentication and access to reserved areas.
Functional Cookies allow the user to browse the website following certain selected criteria, such as language, in order to improve the service provided.
Analytics Cookies are used to gather anonymous and aggregated information about the utilization of the website, and about the activities of the users (e.g. the number of users connected and the pages visited). The Owner uses such information for statistical analysis, to improve the website and simplify its use, and to monitor the correct working of it.
2) Profiling Cookies
The Profiling Cookies allow gathering information about the use of the website by the single user, creating specific users' profiles. They are frequently used for promotional scopes and for advertising banners. Given their particular invasive objective, which affects users’ privacy, it is requested that users should be adequately informed on their use and could express their consent or refuse to their utilization.
This website utilizes the service Google Analytics to analyze the use of the website made by the users.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”).
Google Analytics utilizes Proprietary Cookies to allow the website analyzing how the users make use of the website. The information generated by the Cookie on your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored at Google’s servers in the United States of America. Google (autonomous data controller) will use these information with the objective of:
- tracking and examining your use of this website
- compiling reports on the activities of the website for the website operators
- providing other services related to the activities of the website and the use of the Internet
Google can also transfer these information to third parties by law or in case such third parties treat the above mentioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address to any other data in its possession.
Piwik is an analytics software used by this Application to analyze data directly without the help of third parties.
Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
The User can find information about how to manage Cookies through their browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.
Notwithstanding the above mentioned, the Owner informs that the User can use Your Online Choices. Through this service it is possible to manage tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Owner therefore suggests to the Users the utilization of such resource in addition to the information provided by the present document.
Holder of personal data
The Holder of personal data is Projektträger Jülich Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH D-52425 Jülich Germany