About Cookies

Effective since: 30 May 2018

This policy explains what cookies are, the types of cookies that we at UITP use on our websites and how you can manage and control cookies.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit that website. Cookies allow the website to recognize you and store relevant information for different purposes.
Cookies can for example be used to facilitate your navigation on a website, ensuring its proper functioning and / or making it more efficient, for example by memorizing your preferences. Certain websites may also use cookies for marketing or promotional purposes and allow the owner or operator of the website to show you advertising messages that it deems more relevant to you.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE AT UITP USE ON OUR WEBSITES?

  • ESSENTIAL WEBSITE COOKIES

These cookies are essential for navigation on our websites or strictly necessary for the provision of a service requested by you.
Deleting this type of cookie can lead to navigation problems and is therefore strongly discouraged.

  • PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY  COOKIES

These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and make your navigation more enjoyable and personalized. These cookies make it possible to save the language in order to personalize our websites accordingly. 

  • ANALYTICS AND CUSTOMIZATION COOKIES

These cookies are used to gather information about the use of each of our websites that you visit in order to improve their content, to make them more adapted to your needs and to increase their ease of use. For example, these cookies show the most visited pages on the website that you visit or help to identify the difficulties that may be encountered during navigation.
Our websites use Google analytics. This service, offered by Google, analyses the activity of a website. For these purposes, Google collects information related to web traffic and the number of visitors. This tool allows UITP to measure the performance of our website(s) that you visit in terms of browsing and to consolidate activity reports and other services.

  • TARGETING COOKIES

These cookies record your visit to the Websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. UITP will use this information to make the Websites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
UITP uses the following cookies on its websites : 

Cookie

Cookie Type

Purpose

Used on

cookie-agreed-en

Essential

Remember if the user has accepted cookies

Main Website
Regional Website
UITP digital services platforms
Event websites

UITP_cookie_closed

Essential

Remember if the user has accepted cookies

uitpsummit.org

Drupal

Essential

Drupal provide the platform for the content of certain of our Sites. Drupal uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users.

Main Website
Regional Website

Efficy

Essential

Efficy is UITP's CRM and is used on our website to feed some of our pages (list of memebers, members logo and list of contact)

Main Website
Regional Website

Google Analytics

Analytical/Customization

We use  cookies such as Google Analytics to better understand how visitors use our webites, for example, which pages are viewed, how long customers spend visiting a particular page and how often they return to visit our webites.

Main Website
Regional Website
UITP digital services platforms
Event Websites
Thematic Website

Google Adwords/ Dynamic Remarketing, Tag Manager

Targeting

This information assists our marketing and  communication teams to understand which of our pages are performing well and which pages require improvement.

Main Website
Regional Website
UITP digital services platforms
Event websites

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

Analytical/Targeting

We use social media cookies and pixels to show our customers potential customers and web visitors personalised ads both on and off social media platforms, including interest-based, geographical targeting and remarketing. Social media platforms may set a number of cookies for these components.

Main Website
Regional Website
UITP digital services platforms
Event websites

Twitter

Performance/functionality  

We use a Twitter widget to deliver live feeds of our latest Twitter posts in the NEWSROOM section of our site. These cookies enable us to link with twitter to authorise our use of the widget.
Find out more about Twitter’s privacy policy

Main Website
Event websites

Youtube

Performance/Functionality  /Analytical

We use embedded videos in our site from YouTube. These cookies are set by YouTube to record anonymous plays of these videos.
Find out more about Google’s privacy policy

Main Website
Regional Website
Event websites

Emolytics

Performance/Functionality 

We use an Emolytics widget, a tool  measuring our customer experience on our websites through the prism of emotion. These information help us make informed decisions regarding our websites and their updates. For more information please see the Emolytics Privacy Policy

Main Website
Regional Website

Crisp Chat

Performance/Functionality  /Analytical

We use Crisp Chat to help communicate with our memebers and help them as soon as requested.
For more information please see the Crisp Chat Privacy Policy.

UITP digital services platforms

AddThis

Performance/Functionality 

We use AddThis to help us spread our content across the web by making it easy for visitors to bookmark and share content to their favourite social destinations. For more information please see the AddThis Privacy Policy.

Main Website
Regional Website
Event websites

HOW CAN YOU CONTROL AND MANAGE COOKIES?

You can set or amend your browser controls at any time to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies you may still use our websites thought it may be that your access to some functionality and areas of our websites may be restricted.
As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser to browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.
You can also find further useful information about cookies and how to manage them on www.allaboutcookies.org.

CAN THIS COOKIE POLICY BE UPDATED?

We may updated this cookie policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this cookie policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies.

WHERE CAN YOU GET FURTHER INFORMATION?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, you can contact us by e-mail at privacypolicy@uitp.org or in writing by sending us a letter at UITP, rue Sainte-Marie, 6 in 1080 Brussels, Belgium.

 
 

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