About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

This policy applies to the following domains: www.westmed-initiative.eu

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for it to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
_gaUsed to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier
_gaRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_pk_id.13.e402Functional cookie. Used to display maritime map
_pk_ref.13.e402Functional cookie. Used to display maritime map
_pk_ses.13.e402Functional cookie. Used to display maritime map
_twitter_sessHelps to display tweets on the site
.cloudflare.comUsed to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryStores if user has accepted Cookies policy
eu_cnEmbedding Twitter feed widget
eu_cnHelps to display tweets on the site
external_refererEmbedding Twitter feed widget
GPSGPS data for users
guest_idTwitter tracking technology that enables embedment of their widget. No personal data collected
guest_idHelps to display tweets on the site
personalization_idEmbedding Twitter feed widget
personalization_idHelps to display tweets on the site
PHPSESSIDSession key data
tfw_expTwitter tracking technology that enables embedment of their widget. No personal data collected
tfw_expHelps to display tweets on the site
viewed_cookie_policyUsed to control if the cookie usage policy banner be shown and accepted by user
wp-settings-1Functional cookie used by WordPress. 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.
wp-settings-time-1Functional cookie used by WordPress. 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.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.