What are cookies?
A cookie is a file which contains a small amount of information. It is placed on the device you use to visit a website, either by the webserver or a third party, in order to enable the website’s features and -functionality. For example, cookies enable EPF to identify your device, secure your access to EPF website, and even help us know if someone attempts to access your account from a different device.
What type of cookies do we use and why?
Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date. EPF uses the following cookie type:
Analytical/performance cookies: These session cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our websites and to see how visitors move around when they are using it. This data helps us improve our website to offer visitors a better browsing experience.
Third party cookies
EPF uses Google Analytics for www.peering-forum.eu. This tool helps us keep track of the use of the website: which pages are visited and how long do visitors stay there. This data helps us improve our website to offer visitors a better browsing experience. The cookies set by Google because of this do not contain or collect personal identifiable information.
How do you block cookies?
We may update this policy from time to time because of changes in technology, legislation and/or regulatory authorities’ guidance. Please check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.
Our use of Google Analytics is configured in a privacy friendly way, in line with a recommendation of the Dutch Data Protection Authority.