In order to manage the personal data provided through the UCC Web, we will use the following data protection policy. Please read carefully the following information.
What information will we collect? How will we use it?
We will collect the personal data you share (such as name and email address). The data provided by the users will be stored in the UCC private data base.
The visitor’s IP address and the browser’s user agent string can also be collected to aid spam detection. These will not be sold, nor shall they be misused. We will not use your personal data for any other purposes than the ones required for the event.
Where will my information be stored? How can I access it?
All the information collected from the users will be stored in the UCC backoffice administration system databases.
- Definition of “cookies”
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored in your computer’s hard drive and that registers your browsing within the website, so when your revisit this website. Options may be presented to you based on the information stored and adapted from your last visit.
Usually, you may modify your browser’s settings in order to avoid the cookies acceptance.
Cookies are used by almost all websites and do not damage your system.
- How will we use these cookies?
We use “cookies” for the user traffic patterns of the monitor site and the use of the site. This will allow us to understand how our users use our website for future events we may develop, and to improve the design, disposition, and functionality of the platforms.
There are different types of cookies with different functions:
- Session cookies: These are only stored on your computer during your web session. They will be deleted automatically when closing your browser. These usually store an anonymous session ID that allows you to browse a website, without entering every page. These do not store any information on your computer.
- Persistent cookies: A persistent cookie is stored on your computer as a file and remains there even when closing your browser. This cookie may be read by the website that created it when you visit the website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics (see section 6. Google Analytics) and for the personalization cookies (see section 7 about personalization cookies). The only third-party cookies we use in our site are Google Analytics (see section 6. Google Analytics).
The cookies we use are explained below:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are key for you to use the site as a workplace, and thus, they cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available for you in our site cannot be provided. These cookies do not store any personal information that may be used for commercial purposes or that may recover information of your browsing history.
- Cookies performance
Cookies allow us to control and improve the performance of our site. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and recognize which parts of the site are most popular. We use Google Analytics for this purpose (see section 6) and all the information provided by these cookies is added, and thus, remain anonymous cookies. They do not collect information that identify the user, since all the information gathered by these cookies is anonymous and it is only used for improvements.
- Functionality cookies
These cookies enable our website to remember decisions made by you (such as username, language, or region where you are located) and provide improved characteristics. These cookies may be used, for example, to remember the changes you may have made in text size, font, and other customizable parts of the website. Furthermore, they may be used to provide services such as visualization of a video or commenting on a blog. The information provided by these cookies is usually anonymous.
- Google Analytics
- How to reject cookies?
If you do not wish to receive cookies that are not strictly necessary to perform the basic functions of our website, you may choose not to participate in them.
Keep in mind that most web browsers accept cookies, but if you prefer for the data not to be collected in this manner, you can choose to reject all or part of the cookies in the privacy settings of your browser. Rejecting all cookies means that certain functions cannot be then provided to you, and therefore, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features of our platform. Every browser is different, so check your browser’s “Help” menu to find out how to change your cookie preferences.
For more general information about cookies, including how to deactivate them, visit AboutCookies.org (http://www.allaboutcookies.org/). You will also find details on how to delete cookies on your computer.