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A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
- session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
- persistent cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.
A visit to the EURAXESS Faroe Islands website may generate the following types of cookie:
- Functional cookies
The purpose of these is strictly limited to ensuring the effective operation of the website, for example by saving your preferences and allowing you to stay logged on (on request).
- Analytics cookies
These provide insight into the ways in which visitors use our website, which pages they visit most frequently and the terms they use when searching for information. The data collected using analysis cookies helps us improve our website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics will place cookies on your computer to helpt the website analyse how visitors use the site.
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