What is a Cookie
Cookies are small text files sent by a website to a user’s device and automatically sent back to the same website on such user’s following visits.
While browsing the Website a user may receive on his/her device Cookies that are sent from the Website (so-called first party Cookies) and from websites other than the Website (so-called third party Cookies). In addition, Cookies may be stored permanently and have a variable duration (so-called persistent Cookies), but also expire at the end of a browser session or have a limited duration (so-called session Cookies).
Cookies used by the Website
The Website uses the following categories of Cookies:
The use of session technical Cookies is strictly circumscribed to the transmission of session identifiers (web server generated random numbers), which are required for a secure and efficient functioning of the Website. The session Cookies used in this Website do not rely on potentially harmful IT techniques and do not permit the user’s identification.
There are other technical Cookies which are necessary for the proper operation of the Website. Purposes of these Cookies to provide the services/information required by users and to grant them the best possible experience on the Website.
These types of Cookies may not be disabled. In order to install all the technical Cookies, the prior consent of the user is not necessary.
YouTube is used by the Website to store and display video content. These Cookies are set by YouTube to track usage of its services.
This Cookies record users’ preferences and other information, such as: preferred language, number of results displayed on the page, etc.
In order to install such Cookies, the prior valid consent of the user is necessary.
How to view, select and disable Cookies
Users can select the cookies they wish to enable, disable or delete (totally or partially) through the settings on this Website or by using the tools offered by the browser used.
To learn more about how to set cookie preferences through the browser, please read the information available at the following links (MDC does not control third party browsing sites or their instructions on how to enable and disable cookies; these pages may be updated, modified or removed by third party browsers at their full discretion):
To object to the use of any other cookie-like technology, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that users’ choices regarding Cookies will be recorded in a technical Cookie. The latter may, in some cases, not work properly: in this case, we recommend to set the Cookie preferences using the browsers’ tools, as explained above.
The Cookies preferences will be valid for each of the devices or browsers that will be used to access the Website.