Cookies policy

To make this site (www.ecetoc.org) work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, enables content and gathers analytics to allow us to improve the functionality of the website.

How do we use Cookies?

There are several types of cookies all performing different functions. The cookies we use on this site tend to fall into one of the following categories:

  • Necessary cookies – these are essential to enable to you to navigate around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, certain requests you make through the site would not be possible, like registering for ECETOC events. These cookies are also used to help us protect the website, and you, from online attacks.
  • Performance cookies – these collect information about you and others that use our site. The information collected may include your internet browser and operating system, the number of times your visited the website, the pages you visited and the average length of time spent on a particular page.
  • Functional cookies – these cookies allow you to choose whether we store your choices on your browser, meaning that you do not need to re-input your information each time. We will only use these cookies where you have confirmed that you would like us to hold the information for you.

How do we use cookies?

None of our default cookies collect information that could identify your by name, other than when you select the function for “keep me logged in” on the ECETOC Members Area log-in. The below table sets out the specific cookies used on this site and how they are used.

Cookie Name Domain/Provider Expiry Type Purpose

Detail

_ga

ecetoc.org

2 years

HTTP

Statistics

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat

ecetoc.org

1 day

HTTP

Statistics

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

_gid

ecetoc.org

1 day

HTTP

Statistics

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

__atuvc

ecetoc.org

13 months

HTTP

Marketing

Updates the counter of a website’s social sharing features.

__atuvs

ecetoc.org

1 day

HTTP

Marketing

Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service,

AddThis.

_at.cww

ecetoc.org

Persistent

HTML

Marketing

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

at-lojsoncache-#

ecetoc.org

Persistent

HTML

Marketing

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

at-rand

ecetoc.org

Persistent

HTML

Marketing

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

GPS

youtube.com

1 day

HTTP

Marketing

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

IDE

doubleclick.net

1 year

HTTP

Marketing

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

loc

addthis.com

13 months

HTTP

Marketing

Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).

PREF

youtube.com

8 months

HTTP

Marketing

Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

test_cookie

doubleclick.net

1 day

HTTP

Marketing

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

uvc

addthis.com

13 months

HTTP

Marketing

Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

179 days

HTTP

Marketing

Tries to estimate the users’bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

xtc

addthis.com

13 months

HTTP

Marketing

Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media.

YSC

youtube.com

Session

HTTP

Marketing

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

yt-remotecastinstalled

youtube.com

Session

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

yt-remoteconnecteddevices

youtube.com

Persistent

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

yt-remotedevice-id

youtube.com

Persistent

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

yt-remotefast-checkperiod

youtube.com

Session

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

yt-remote-session-app

youtube.com

Session

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

yt-remotesessionname

youtube.com

Session

HTML

Marketing

Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

 

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 stop cookies being stored on your computer in the future. 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.

If you want to delete any cookies already on your computer, you’ll need to locate the file or directory that your computer stores them in. This how to delete cookies information should help.