What are cookies ?

What is a cookie? A cookie is a small sized text file that can be stored on your device when you browse websites. Information can be recorded in that text file, such as your language choice for a given website. When you will visit this website again in the future, this cookie is sent back to the website. In that way, the website recognizes your web browser and can, for example, remember your language choice. Cookies generally have an expiry date. Some cookies are for example automatically deleted when you close your web browser (they are called session cookies), while others stay longer on your device, sometimes even until you delete them manually (they are called persistent cookies).
When you visit our Website, information is automatically collected. This may include information like your IP address, [device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website, including the pages accessed and links clicked. We collect this information for the purposes exposed in our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy, including to enable us to better understand the visitors who come to our Website, where they come from, what content on our Website is of interest to them and to set up a statistical database. We use this information for our internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our Website to our visitors.

Why do we use cookies ?

The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (Hereafter : “FEPS”) uses 5 different types of cookies on its websites (https://www.feps-europe.eu/ and https://progressivepost.eu/):
A. Cookies necessary for the website’s correct operation FEPS uses technically essential cookies. This means that these cookies are necessary for the website’s correct operation. It is impossible to refuse these cookies if you wish to browse our website.
CookieDurationDescription
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-others11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
csrftokenpastThis cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks
JSESSIONIDsessionThe JSESSIONID cookie is used by New Relic to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application.
viewed_cookie_policy11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
B. Functional cookies FEPS uses functional cookies. This means that these cookies are necessary for the website’s correct operation. It is impossible to refuse these cookies if you wish to browse our website.
CookieDurationDescription
__cf_bm30 minutesThis cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
S1 hourUsed by Yahoo to provide ads, content or analytics.
sp_landing1 dayThe sp_landing is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.
sp_t1 yearThe sp_t cookie is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.
C. Advertisement cookies FEPS also uses Advertisement cookies to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These are third-party cookies (indirect cookies). This means that we do not control the information collected by these cookies. The use of these third-party cookies is subject to your prior consent. You can therefore refuse the installation of these cookies on your device. In case of refusal, you won’t be denied access to our website, but some of its features might then not be available to you.
CookieDurationDescription
NID6 monthsNID cookie, set by Google, is used for advertising purposes; to limit the number of times the user sees an ad, to mute unwanted ads, and to measure the effectiveness of ads.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE5 months 27 daysA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
YSCsessionYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
yt-remote-connected-devicesneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-device-idneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt.innertube::nextIdneverThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt.innertube::requestsneverThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
D. Analytics and performance cookiesFEPS finally uses analytics and performance tools to quantify the browsing traffic on our website. This allows use, amongst other things, to determine the number of times a given webpage has been browsed. We use this information only to improve our website content or as a basis for a new marketing campaign on a certain topic generating interest. The use of these third-party cookies is subject to your prior consent. You can therefore refuse the installation of these cookies on your device. In case of refusal, you won’t be denied access to our website.
CookieDurationDescription
CONSENT2 yearsYouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
iutksessionThis cookie is used by Issuu analytic system to gather information regarding visitor activity on Issuu products.
s_vi2 yearsAn Adobe Analytics cookie that uses a unique visitor ID time/date stamp to identify a unique vistor to the website.
E. Others
CookieDurationDescription
COMPASS1 hourNo description
ed3e2e5e5460c5b72cba896c22a5ff98sessionNo description available.
loglevelneverNo description available.

Cookie overview

Use of cookies 

4. How to check the cookies actually installed on my device and how to delete them?

If you wish to know which cookies are installed on your device or if you wish to delete them, you may use a dedicated setting of your web browser. Further instructions about the way to proceed are available via the links specified below:

Firefox Chrome Safari Internet Explorer
Firefox (mobile) Chrome (mobile) Safari (mobile) Microsoft Edge

You are using another web browser? Check if the relevant proceeding for your web browser is mentioned on the website : www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies. This website is only available in English.

5. Scripts 

Unlike cookies that are stored on your device for a period of time and store certain information, scripts are codes that work and can detect user behavior without the requirement to store a cookie on your device. 

With Scipts, we can collect information about what you do on our website without having to use cookies. 

Here are the Scipts we use on our website:

Name Type Description
Vimeo embed Functional Vimeo player embed
Google maps Functional Google maps embed
Addthis widget Functional Addthis social widget
Sharethis widget Functional Sharethis social widget
Soundcloud embed Functional Soundcloud player embed
Slideshare embed Functional Slideshare embed
Google Recaptcha Functional Google Recaptcha
Google Publisher Tag Advertisement Google Publisher Tag (Google Ad Manager)
Youtube embed Advertisement Youtube player embed
Twitter widget Advertisement Twitter social widget
Linkedin widget Advertisement Linkedin social widget
Instagram embed Advertisement Instagram embed
Pinterest widget Advertisement Pinterest widget
Google Adsense Advertisement Google Adsense
Hubspot Analytics Analytics Hubspot Analytics
Matomo Analytics Analytics Matomo Analytics

You can also disable them if  you wish so here =>