Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to make its service as much effective and userfriendly as possible.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data which allow us to compare new visitors with previous ones and to understand how users surf our website. We use the data collected through the cookies to offer you an experience capable to reflect your interests and your preferences and to allow an easier access to our services. Cookies do not store any personal information about the user and no identifiable data are stored. The use of cookies may be disabled by personalizing the computer settings: it is possible to enable the clearing of all cookies or to set a warning message every time cookies are stored. Keep on surfing the website if there is no need to change the cookie application. Visit AboutCookies.org to obtain further information about cookies and their influence on your surfing experience.

The type of cookies we use

“Strictly necessary” cookies

These cookies are fundamental in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as entering the website reserved areas. Without these cookies some essential services – such as for compiling a form for a competitive exam – may not be used.

“Performance” cookies

These cookies collect information about how the users use a website, e.g. which are the most visited pages and if error messages are received from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that could identify a visitor. All collected information are aggregated and therefore anonymous. These cookies are only used to improve the operation of a website. By using our website the user accepts the installation of such cookies on her/his device.

“Functionality” cookies

Cookies allow the website to remember the choices made by the user (such as name, language or origin) and they supply modern and personalized functions. These cookies may also be used to remember the changes made to the text or font size and to other sections of web pages which may be personalized. They may be used to supply you the required services, such as watching a video or the comments on a blog. The information collected by these cookies may be made anonymous and incapable to control your surfing activity on other websites. By using our website the user accepts the installation of such cookies on her/his device.

Here following is the table containing the cookies used in our website.

DOMAIN NAME DURATION COMPANY TYPOLOGY
.ied.edu PHPSESSID Session IED Technical
.ied.edu _utma
2 years Google Analytics
.ied.edu _utmb
1 hour Google Analytics
.ied.edu _utmc

 

Session Google Analytics
.ied.edu _utmt_sfga

 

10 minutes Google Analytics
.ied.edu _utmz

 

6 months Google Analytics
.ied.edu _ga
2 years Google Analytics
.ied.edu _gcl_au
3 months Google Analytics
.ied.edu _gid
24 hours Google Analytics
.ied.edu _gat_UA-317037-11
1 minute Google Analytics
.ied.edu _fbp
3 months Facebook Advertising
.ied.edu criteo_write_test
10 seconds Criteo Advertising
.ied.edu cto_lwid
1 year Doubleclick Advertising
.ied.edu cto_idcpy

 

1 year Criteo Advertising
.ied.edu _ym_d

 

1 year Yandex Advertising
.ied.edu _ym_isad

 

24 hours Yandex Advertising
.ied.edu _ym_uid

 

1 year Yandex Advertising
.ied.edu _ym_visorc_34010140

 

30 minutes Yandex Advertising

If you want to allow cookies on our website, please follow the steps below:

Google Chrome

1. Click on “Tools” in the upper part of the browser window and select “Options”
2. Click on “Under the Hood”, find the “Privacy” section and select the “Content settings” button. 3. Now select “Allow local data to be set”
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
1. Click on “Tools” in the upper part of the browser window and select “Internet Options”; now click on the “Privacy” tab.
2. While allowing cookies on your browser, make sure that the privacy level is set to medium or lower.
3. The use of cookies is not allowed if the privacy level is over medium.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on “Tools” in the upper part of the browser window and select “Options”
2. Select the Privacy icon
3. Click on Cookie and select “I allow the websites to use cookies”

Safari on OSX

1. Click on ‘Safari’ in the upper part of the browser window and select the option “Preferences”
2. Click on ‘Safety’ and on “Accept cookies”
3. Select “Only from the website”

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

1. Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ in the upper part of the browser window and select the option “Preferences”.
2. Scroll down till displaying the cookies in “Privacy and safety”.
3. Select “Allow cookies only for the source website”

Opera

1. Click on “Menu” in the upper part of the browser window and select “Settings”
2. Select “Preferences” and then the icon “Advanced”.
3. Select the option “Allow cookies”

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You may also refuse the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available by clicking on the link below http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Third party profiling cookies

These are cookies sent by third-party companies that allow us to offer you our promotional communications on other websites (retargeting) based on your preferences when browsing the web. We do not have control over the information provided by third-party cookies and we do not have access to that information. This information is fully controlled by the third-party companies as described in their respective privacy policies.
Profiling cookies require prior user consent for their use.

We encourage you to review the third-party cookie policies available at the following links:

AdWords http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

User settings are saved to keep track of the way visitors arrive at and interact with the website. A cookie is added to a user’s computer when that user clicks on an ad. This cookie lasts 30 days and does not collect or monitor information that can personally identify a user. Users can disable Google conversion tracking cookies in their Internet browser settings.

For more information https://support.google.com/google-ads/answer/2407785?hl=en-GB&ref_topic=24937
Facebook https://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/cookies

The content and information you provide when you use Facebook services are gathered.

Further information on the cookie policy is available at https://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/cookies

Users can disable cookies in their Internet browser settings.

Information about behavioural advertising and how to protect your privacy on the Internet

If you do not want other companies to collect or use information based on your visits to websites in order to show you advertisements, you can disable the option for all companies through: the European Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe, the Digital Advertising Alliance in the United States, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada. You can also turn it off using your mobile device’s settings.

For example, in Europe you can select your country at http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ and check your online behavioural advertising preferences. You can disable or enable all companies or alternatively adjust your preferences individually for each company.