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Cookie Policy

Introduction

This Cookie Policy explains how Cancer Patients Europe (CPE) uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our website www.cancerpatientseurope.org. It explains what these technologies are, why we use them, and your rights to control their use.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons for our website to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our website. Third parties serve cookies through our website for analytics and other purposes.

Types of Cookies We Use

  1. Essential Cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
  2. Analytics Cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website for you.
  3. Functional Cookies: These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

Specific Cookies We Use

  1. Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from, and the pages they visited.
  2. Meta (Facebook) Pixel: This cookie is used to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. It also tracks the behavior of users across the web who have visited our site.
  3. Google Translation: This cookie enables the translation of our website content into different languages.

Managing Cookies

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie preferences by clicking on the appropriate opt-out links provided in our cookie banner.

Cookie Consent Plugin: We use the Complianz plugin to manage cookie consent. This plugin allows you to accept, reject, or customize your cookie settings. You can choose between different categories of cookies such as essential, functional, and analytics.

How Can I Control Cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. Most modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings,  use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.

For mobile browsers, you can also look at your device manufacturer’s help material.

You can also opt out of third-party cookies from Google Analytics on its website.

It’s important to note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access all functionality on our website fully. Cookies that are essential for using the site are exempt from the requirements to receive consent under GDPR.

This approach ensures that you’re providing clear, actionable information to users on how they can control cookies, in line with privacy laws and best practices.

Your Rights

As a user, you have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can manage your cookie preferences through our cookie banner or through your web browser settings.

Changes to This Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Please revisit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at info@cancerpatientseurope.org.

More information and questions

Should you wish more details on our Privacy Policy, you can consult it here.

You can exercise you rights under GDPR or ask any further questions on this Cookie Policy by sending a written request by email here: https://cancerpatientseurope.org/contacts/

If you feel that your data have been breached and you are not satisfy by our answer, you may file a complaint at the Belgian Data Protection Authority ( www.dataprotectionauthority.be ).