Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

The pages of the Intelligent Energy Europe website ("ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/") use a number of cookies. The purpose and nature of each cookie is explained below:

  • [GEUP/PREF/VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE/YSC - YouTube embedded videos] Purpose: to collect anonymous statistics for videos embedded with YouTube and to assess the performances of the video embedded in our website. There are 2 different types of cookies involved, all third-party based. Three of them are permanent (GEUP, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE) and one session-based (YSC). The cookies are controlled by YouTube (Third-party cookie).
  • [eu_cookie_consent - Cookie use agreement] Purpose: to record whether or not you have agreed to our use of cookies on this site.
  • [PREF/NID - Google] Purpose: These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google interactions. There are 2 different cookies involved, all third-party based. The two of them are permanent.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see AllAboutCookies.org . You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

You can easily accept or reject the cookies on this site by choosing one of the following links: I accept cookies / I refuse cookies.

Last update: 25/04/2014 | Top