What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on users' computer by their browser. They have many applications, such as tracking users as they navigate around a website; remembering user preferences; auto-logins for visitors coming back to a site; and website security. Website cookies policy was automatically implemented to the WIN-BIG project site.
Cookies can be installed by the Sites you are visiting (so-called first party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third-party cookies). WIN-BIG uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies as well.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage. For more information please read the article about Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites.
The website also store an permanent authentication cookie (ci_auth) on your device while you are logged in to your account. This cookie is required; by disabling it you would not be able to sign in and manage your account.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies?
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.