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European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL) Cookie policy

 

What is a cookie?

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. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our functional/performance, marketing, statistical purposes.

 

How do we use cookies?

More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Assisting you in navigation;
  • Assisting in registration to our events and services;
  • Analyzing your use of our products or services;
  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts;

 

You will find below a list as accurate as possible of the cookies we use on our website. The cookies may be classified in the following categories:

  • Strictly necessary cookies;
  • Performance cookies;
  • Functional cookies;
  • Targeting cookies;

 

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the site or provide certain features, such as automatic sign in to EASL services.

 

PHPSESSID

This cookie is used by some EASL websites to identify you as a user between page loads. This allows EASL to remember certain settings, like which part of the EASL website you were using before you were asked to sign in or register. This cookie is destroyed each time you close your browser.

·         PHPSESSID
Session Management

These are cookies that allow users to remain logged into the site. Without these cookies, users would be unable to log into the site or remain logged in once they are logged in.

They are also used to administrate the website.

·         wordpress_sec_*

·         wp-settings-time-*

·         wp-settings-*

Cookie consent notice

This cookie is used to accept the cookie notice when a user browses EASL’s website for the first time

·         cookie_notice_accepted

 

Performance Cookies

We use Performance cookies across the EASL website for internal purposes to help us to provide you with better user experience. Information supplied by cookies helps us to understand how our visitors use the EASL website so that we can improve how we present our content to you. We generally contract with independent measurement and research companies to perform these services for us and when this is the case, these cookies may be set by a third-party company (third-party cookies).

 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites and ultimately refine that experience to better serve you

·         _gat

·         _gid

·         _ga

·         gadwp_wg_default_metric

·         gadwp_wg_default_swmetric

 

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhance functionality and personalization, such as videos. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all these functionalities may not function properly.

 

Social Sharing (Twitter)

These cookies are set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media

·         _twitter_sess

·         ct0

·         external_referer

·         guest_id

·         personalization_id

Youtube

These cookies are set via Youtube videos. They register anonymous statistical data on, for example, how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.

No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account. In that case, your choices are linked with your account.

·         APISID

·         CONSENT

·         HSID

·         IDE

·         LOGIN_INFO

·         PREF

·         SAPISID

·         SID

·         SSID

·         VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

·         YSC

 

Targeting Cookies

These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted advertising across different websites.

 

Google / DoubleClick

This cookie is set by DoubleClick to determine if the website visitor’s browser supports cookies.

·         Test_cookie

 

What are your choices regarding cookies?

If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser:

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, some features of the EASL website may not work properly, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

 

How to refuse Cookies?

Reject a Video Cookie

Our website uses video cookies to display videos on our site. This service places cookies on users’ computers for:

  • optimize the use of the video service by its users;
  • Customize the ad before or after the video.
  • Record data needed to play back audio-video content, such as image quality, buffer settings, and network connection speed.

You can also click on the following links to learn more about their practices and make your choice:

For Youtube

 

Reject a Cookie of targeting

Audience measurement and segmentation cookies are registered by Google. For audience measurement cookies, you can click on the following deactivation link which will save in your browser a cookie whose sole purpose is to deactivate them:

For the Google Analytics cookie: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

 

Reject an Ad Cookie

You can manage the use and operation of these cookies by visiting the Advertising Cookies management platform offered by advertising professionals and following the instructions given there.

You will thus be able to know the companies registered with this platform, which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the Cookies used by them to adapt to your information of navigation, the advertisements likely to be displayed.

 

Some Cookies for behavioral advertising purposes are deposited by third-party partner providers. You can also click on the following links to learn more about their practices and make your choice:

For DoubleClick for Publishers Cookies

Attention, to proceed to this deactivation will prevent the display of all targeted advertisements with regard to your centers of interest nevertheless you will continue to receive the other advertisements. Disabling these cookies prevents the collection of information allowing better advertising targeting during your visits.

 

Where can you find more information about cookies?

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies. You can learn more about cookies and the following third­-party websites:

 

Contact

For more information regarding the processing of your data, please consult our EASL Privacy Policy. If you need further assistance or if you have any kind of question regarding cookies or concerns about your Personal Data, please contact us at gdpr@easloffice.eu or EASL, 7 rue Daubin, 1203 Geneva, Switzerland.

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