Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personally identifiable information on our website ERCIM NEWS


What personal information do we collect from the people visiting our website?

ERCIM is currently not collecting any personal information.


Do we use 'cookies'?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enable the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all websites that you browse. To learn how to disable cookies on your preferred browser we recommend reading this advice posted by Google.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

If you disable cookies, some features may be disabled but it mustn't affect your user experience in any material way.

Third-party links

The ERCIM News website includes links to third-party products or services. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Third-party cookies

We rely on third party vendors to understand and optimize web usage for this site and also to display advertisements.

We use cookies from the following third parties:

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information regarding how the website is used. This information is not personally identifiable.
You can disable Google Analytics on all websites by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Google AdSense
We use Google AdSense to display ads on some of our pages. Google AdSense may use user data. You can review Google's privacy policy regarding advertising at this page. That page also provides information on how to manage what information is collected and how to opt out of collection.

The DoubleClick Cookie
The DoubleClick cookie is used by Google in the ads served on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner's website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. A detailed description is available from Google.



Any privacy policy changes will be described on this page.


Contact information

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