The cookie banner that appears when you visit the CEA website and this policy are designed to inform you about the cookies used and to obtain your consent where appropriate.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small computer file, also called a “tracker”, which is stored on your terminal device (computer, smartphone, device or mobile phone) when you surf online on the CEA website. This tracker makes it possible to identify the computer, smartphone, device or mobile phone used and provides information about the user of the website.
For example, the cookies used by CEA enable it to collect information about your visit to the website, such as your browsing habits or language preference, in order to improve the browsing experience and the content and features of the CEA website.
There are two types of cookies:
- Session cookies, which are deleted after the session and the browser have been closed.
- Persistent cookies, which are only deleted from your end device when their lifetime has expired.
Which cookies are present on the website?
The CEA website uses five (5) types of cookies, the purposes of which are described below. Some cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website, others require your consent to be deposited. We use Cookiebot¹ CMP (https://www.cookiebot.com/) as a cookie consent tool, to protect your privacy and offer a safe and respectful environment based on transparency and consent. You can give your consent, modify it or withdraw it at any time. However, the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before your withdrawal.
Cookies by Category
- Necessary Cookies(Cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website)
- Cookies for Target Group Measurement (subject to your consent)
- Preference cookies (also known as “Functionality cookies”)
- Marketing Cookies (subject to your consent)
- Statistics Analytics Cookies (also known as “Performance Cookies”)
CEA uses technical cookies that are absolutely necessary, for the proper functioning of the website, in particular session cookies that enable our website to recognize you when you navigate from one page to the next and cookies that enable your authentication to secure your connection. These cookies are necessary to access your personal areas using your login details.
Cookies to improve the user experience (subject to your consent):
These cookies are used by CEA to remember the settings you have made in order to personalise the content of the website as well as to improve and personalize your browsing experience. In particular, these cookies remember the language you have chosen when browsing the website or the region that you are in.
These cookies allow CEA to track your online activity to help advertisers deliver more relevant advertising or to limit how many times you see an advertisement. Marketing Cookies or any other form of local storage is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.
These cookies allow CEA to collect information about how you use our website, like the links you clicked on. None of this information can be used to identify you. It is used exclusively for statistical purposes and to improve your experience. It is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymized.
Who sets cookies on this site (CEA or third parties)?
The cookies used on the CEA website may be set by our company or by a third party or partner. When cookies are placed by third parties (which are also subject to your consent), they may access certain information about you. These cookies are usually used for analysis purposes, to measure visitors or to integrate website content with social networks. For more information, please see the list/categories of cookies above and refer to our cookie banner as well.
How can you accept, reject, delete or set cookies in your browser?
When you arrive on the website, the cookie banner allows you to choose whether to accept, reject or set the parameters of the cookies used by the website.
If you have any questions and/or comments, please contact us.
¹Cookiebot CMP is the world’s leading compliance solution built around a powerful scanning technology that automatically detects and controls all cookies and trackers on your website. It’s a self-serve cloud service provided by the e-privacy company Usercentrics that enables automated compliance with global data privacy laws like the EU’s GDPR and many others. Usercentrics is a market leader in the field of consent management platforms (CMP).