What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.

  • First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.

Every time you visit this website, you will be prompted to accept or refuse cookies.

The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences for a certain period of time.

That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.

Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.

How do we use cookies?

Go2Space-HUBs website mostly use “first-party cookies”. These are cookies set and controlled by us, not by any external organisation.

However, to view some of our pages, you will have to accept cookies from external organisations.

The 2 types of first-party cookie we use are to:

  • store visitor preferences
  • gather analytics data (about user behaviour)

Visitor preferences

These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember if you have agreed to (or refused) this site’s cookie policy

NAME SERVICE PURPOSE TYPE DURATION
lang language stores a preferred language setting to enable localisation First party session
wp-settings WordPress to customize the view of admin interface, and possibly  the main site interface First party 1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary Cookie consent plugin Records the default button state of the corresponding category. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie. First party 1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary Cookie consent plugin Records the default button state of the corresponding category. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie. First party 1 year
viewed_cookie_policy Cookie consent plugin Is the primary cookie that records the user consent for the usage of the cookies upon accept and reject. It doesn’t track any personal data and is set only upon user action(accept/reject). First party 1 year
roundcube_cookies roundcube webmail First party 1 year
PHPSESSID PHP enables websites to store serialised state data First party session
wp-settings-time-1 WordPress to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies First party 1 year
wordpress_sec WordPress to store your authentication details First party 1 year

Analytics cookies

This website uses Google Analytics. This tool helps website owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.

Learn more about Analytics cookies and privacy information.

NAME SERVICE PURPOSE TYPE DURATION
_gid Google Analytics Used to distinguish users First party 24 hours
_ga Google Analytics Used to distinguish users First party 2 years
1PJAR Google information about how visitors use our website First party 1 week

Third-party cookies

Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. YouTube,  Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin.

To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over.

But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.

Third-party providers:

You Tube
Google Maps
Twitter
Vimeo
Facebook
Google
LinkedIn

These third-party services are outside of our control. Providers may, at any time, change their terms of service, purpose and use of cookies, etc.

How can you manage cookies?

You can manage/delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org.

Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.

Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).

Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser

Blocking cookies

You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page.

Managing analytics cookies

You can manage your preferences concerning cookies from the Google page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en

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Go2Space-HUBs has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870370.

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