As most websites do, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your computer to make the Copernicus.eu website and its associated subdomains such as efas.eu work properly.
What are cookies?
'Cookies' are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari) when you visit our website.
Cookies allow our site to remember your preferences and play an important role in making the site work better for you. To some extent, cookies can be seen as providing a "memory" for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.
A visit to Copernicus.eu website and its associated subdomains such as efas.eu may generate "first-party" cookies.
First Party Cookies
These are cookies which originate from our own website:
- "cck": This cookie is determines which cookies have been accepted, and also stops the cookies banner from appearing next time, if the cookies have been accepted.
- "sessionid": This cookie allows our server to determine your session with the server
Removing or Blocking Cookies
Your web-browser has settings which allow you to remove or block cookies. In some cases doing so will prevent some parts of our website from working. However, due to the wide variety of web-browsers in use, it is not possible for us to provide detailed instructions on how to do this. We recommend you check with your browser vendor for further information.
You can also obtain additional information on cookies by visiting www.aboutcookies.org
Browser "Do not track" option
Some browsers now have a "Do not track" option which is respected by our analytics. If that is enabled we will receive no information about your visit on the website. Note that any information we do receive gets anonymised and aggregated into statistics about page usage, and is therefore not personally identifiable.