How We Use Cookies

This website, operated by the European Tissue Symposium, Avenue des Arts 44, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, (referred to as “We”or “Us”) uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.(“Google”), by WordPress and other cookies, as listed below.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, small text files which are stored on your computer or other device and help analyze how visitors use the website. The information generated by them about the use of this website will generally be transmitted to, and stored on, a Google server in the United States, where privacy standards may not be equivalent to those in your country. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website by the users, compiling reports on the website activity and providing other services relating to the website activity and Internet usage to Us.

You may prevent the storage of the cookies by using a particular browser setting. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies. Please note however that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. session
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your unique session on the website session
wp-settings- 1 Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
JCS_INENREF 1 Used for antispam purposes Until browser close
JCS_INENTIM 1 Used for anti-spam purposes Until browser close
_icl_current_language 1 Contains the current language of the site user 24 hours
_icl_current_admin_language 1 Contains the current language of the admin user. 24 hours
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings-time- 2 Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
SESS 1 To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session
_ga 2 Google Analytics - used to distinguish user 2 years
_gat 2 Google Analytics - used to differentiate between different tracking objects created in the session. The cookie is created to load the javascript library and there is no previous version of the _gat cookie. The cookie is updated each time you send data to Google Analytics. 10 mins

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Your Rights

In the EU, you have the right to access your information and to request that your information be rectified and deleted. If you want to exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion or objection or withdraw consent that you have given, you can send an e-mail to info@europeantissue.com.

 

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