ECC Cookie Policy

The ECC Association commits to protecting and respecting your privacy. To achieve this, we use our own cookies and standard third-party cookies to collect information about your surfing behaviour, we also keep track of how often you visit our website. The information we collect is anonymous and does not identify you as an individual unless you provide us with your details by filling in a form. All information regarding personal data collection by the ECC Association is also available on our Privacy Policy Page.

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit. They are used to make websites work, to improve efficiency of websites, to improve the user’s experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by storing and using information on your website preferences and habits.
Your web browser can choose whether or not to accept cookies. Most web browser software is initially set up to accept them. We may offer cookies to you and you should ensure that your web browser is set up to not accept cookies if you do not wish to receive them. Please note that if you disable cookies, some services or website functionality may not be available. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to aboutcookies.org. We use the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, and to use online forms.
  • Analytical cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Marketing cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences. These cookies also record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website, the advertising displayed on it and communications sent more relevant to your interests.

By continuing to use this site, you are accepting our use of these cookies that make advertising and communications more relevant to you and your interests, and further help us to improve the site.

Which data do we keep?
We use standard third-party cookies such as Google Analytics on our website to track your browsing habits and collect statistical data on an aggregated level. We do this in the following ways:

  • We register the number of visits to our website, where every visitor comes from (i.e. the website you visited before you came to our website) and where every visitor goes to (i.e. the website you visit after you leave our website).
  • Cookies are small text files that your web browser saves on your device. Subsequently, we can keep track of when you return to our website.

How can you manage cookies yourself?
Our systems generate cookies each time you visit our website, unless you change your browser settings to block cookies. It is possible that you no longer have access to certain parts of our website or you are no longer able to use certain functionalities.

Third-party cookies on The ECC Association:
During your visit to our website, you may also find third-party content. This allows third-party providers to store additional cookies on your device over which we have no control. Consequently, we advise you to read the privacy policy of these third parties.
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. If you follow a link to a third-party website, please note that these websites have their own privacy and cookie policies and that we accept no responsibility or liability for that policy. Please read these policies before you provide personal data to such third-party websites.