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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: January 1, 2023

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device by websites you visit. They can be categorized into first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are set by the website you're on, while third-party cookies are set by external services used by the website.

Persistent cookies are saved on your device and aren't deleted when you close your browser, unlike session cookies.

Whenever you visit European Commission websites, you'll be asked to accept or reject cookies. Cookies help the site remember your preferences (e.g., language) during your visit.

We primarily use first-party cookies to store visitor preferences, make our websites work, and collect anonymous analytics data about user behavior. These cookies are set and controlled by the Commission.

Visitor preferences cookies remember your consent to our cookie policy and survey responses.

Operational cookies are essential for certain web pages to function, requiring no consent. They include authentication and technical cookies.

Analytics cookies are used for internal research to improve our service, collecting data anonymously and not shared with third parties.

Some pages display content from external providers like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. To view this content, you must accept their terms and conditions, including cookie policies. If you don't view this content, no third-party cookies are installed.

You can manage cookies by:

Removing cookies from your device: Clear your browser's browsing history to delete all cookies, but be aware that saved information like login details may also be lost.

Managing site-specific cookies: Adjust privacy and cookie settings in your browser for more control over site-specific cookies.

Blocking cookies: Configure your browser to prevent all cookies, but be prepared to manually adjust preferences for each site, and some services may not function correctly.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on January 1, 2023.