The present cookies policy describes the types and use modalities of cookies and provides information on how to disable and/or delete cookies stored on the user's device. The banner containing the short cookies policy appearing on each page of the website will be shown at each visit, unless the user explicitly accepts the cookies policy through the button available on the banner itself.
By visiting this website you agree to the cookies use in conformity to what is established in the ePrivacy directive by the European Union. If you do not agree, you will have to setup your web browser appropriately. Disabling cookies from a website could change the user experience on that website and disable particular features.
At the end of this cookies policy is attached a list of cookies that, to the knowledge of the website administrators, could be installed by some website pages. Links to the documents related to third party cookies and privacy policies are also provided.
Please note that cookies are not viruses. They cannot store your personal information, such as name, work, or place. Here we summarize general information related to cookies, as described on the European Commission website (for more extensive information please refer to the ePrivacy directive).
What are cookies?
Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
How are cookies used?
What are the different types of cookies?
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
- session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
- persistent cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
- first-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
The ePrivacy directive – more specifically Article 5(3) – requires prior informed consent for storage of or access to information stored on a user's terminal equipment. In other words, users must agree to most cookies and similar technologies (e.g. web beacons, Flash cookies, etc.) before the site starts to use them. For consent to be valid, it must be informed, specific, freely givenand must constitute a real indication of the individual's wishes.
How to manage cookies
All modern web browsers allow to manage cookies, in particular allowing to disable new ones or delete ones already stored on the user's device. A list of references for managing cookies through the most common web browsers follows:
Cookies on Aaliance2 website
The Aaliance2 Project website does not collect personal data (such as names, email addresses, or phone numbers) from visitors. Exceptions are possible when the website visitors send these information on their own. In this case the collected data are only used to answer questions from the visitors, or to fulfil orders.