A "Cookie", is a small data file which is stored on the user's computer and enables us to recognise them: "Cookies" help us to improve the quality of our site, enabling us to monitor which pages our users find useful or not.

Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet and offer countless advantages when it comes to providing interactive services. They facilitate website browsing and make our site more user friendly. Take into account that cookies cannot damage your computer and that in exchange, when activated, they help us to identify and solve errors.  

The information provided below will help you to understand the different types of cookies:

  • Session cookies: These are temporary cookies which remain in the cookies file of your browser until you exit the website. Hence none of them are registered on your hard disk. The information gathered by these cookies is used to analyse website traffic patterns. In the long run this enables us to provide a better experience by improving contents and making them more user friendly.
  • Persistent cookies: These are stored on the hard disk of your device and our website reads them every time you visit our site. A permanent cookie has a specific expiry date. The cookie will stop functioning after that date. 

Here is a list of the main cookies we use on our Website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies such as for example, those that enable smooth browsing or that enable us to provide services requested by the user or cookies that ensure that the webpage contents are downloaded properly.
  • Third party cookies such as for example, those used by social networks or by supplementary external contents.
  • Analytics cookies used for periodical maintenance and with a view to guaranteeing the best possible service to users. Websites normally use "analytics" cookies to gather statistical data on traffic

LIST & DESCRIPTION OF THE COOKIES WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE:

The table below gives you a general outline of the cookies we use on our Website:

Cookie

Name

Purpose / More information

Expiry

www.eada.edu

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This cookie is used to establish the session of a user visiting our website. It is a way to identify and manage the state – the session variables – of a specific user and to move this information throughout our website

 

Session

Google Analytics

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EADA supports the use of Google Analytics on the website in order to be able to track website traffic

 

2 years

 

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Google Analytics gathers standard registration information and anonymous data on the habits of visitors.

30 minutes

 

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More information:

Session

 

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6 months

 

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2 years

Twitter Cookies

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We use Twitter buttons so that our visitors can follow our promotional feeds on Twitter; we sometimes imbed feeds on our website.

 
 

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The expiry dates for these cookies range from one session to 10 years.

 
 

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More information: twitter.com/privacy

 

 

Supplementary guarantees – Cookies management:

As a supplementary guarantee to those mentioned above the use of cookies may be subject to your consent during the installation or updating of your browser, and this approval may be withdrawn at any given moment via the available content configuration and privacy options.

Many browsers enable you to activate a privacy mode which deletes cookies after your visit. Depending on the browser, this privacy mode may have different names. Listed below are the main browsers plus the different names for this "privacy mode":

Internet Explorer 8 and superior; InPrivate Safari 2 and superior; Private Browsing Opera 10.5 and superior; Private Browsing FireFox 3.5 and superior; Private Browsing Google Chrome 10 and superior; Incógnito

Important: Please read the help section on your browser carefully in order to find out more about how to activate the "privacy mode". You can continue to visit our website even though your browser is in "privacy mode", however, your browsing on our website may not be optimal and some utilities may not function properly.