Cookies policy

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The cookie is placed on your device by the website itself ("first party cookies") or by partners of the website ("third party cookies"). The cookie identifies your device by a unique identification number when you return to the website and collects information about your browsing behaviour.

Why do we use cookies?

Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish your use preferences from those of other users of our Website. This helps us to optimise our Website and offer you a better user experience when you visit. This cookies policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies that we use and their purpose.

What cookies do we use?

The Website uses exclusively the following cookies: 

Functional Cookies
Name  Function 

Authentication cookies 

“Remember me” 

Identify the user when he/she is logged-in:

The only persons who have this option on the Website are its administrators, i.e. Red Cross EU Office employees.

Non-functional cookies
Name  Function 
Tracking cookies from Google Analytics

Are used to determine the surfing behaviour of visitors.

  • The time and length of the visit
  • The new visitor/returning visitor
  • Pages visited
  • Location
  • Language
  • Device
  • Browser + Operating system
  • Screen resolution
  • Origin of traffic
  • Service provider
  • Downloads

For cookies installed by third parties, we are happy to refer you to the declarations that these parties make about this on their respective websites. Note: we exercise absolutely no influence on the content of these declarations, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google Analytics.

The Red Cross EU Office members’ area uses exclusively the following cookies: 

Functional Cookies
Name  Function 

Authentication cookies 

“Remember me” 

Identify the user when he/she is logged-in:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Position
  • Organisation
  • Newsletter preferences
  • Authentication cookies
Non-functional cookies
Name  Function 
Tracking cookies from Google Analytics

Are used to determine the surfing behaviour of visitors.

  • The time and length of the visit
  • The new visitor/returning visitor
  • Pages visited
  • Location
  • Language
  • Device
  • Browser + Operating system
  • Screen resolution
  • Origin of traffic
  • Service provider
  • Downloads

For cookies installed by third parties, we are happy to refer you to the declarations that these parties make about this on their respective websites. Note: we exercise absolutely no influence on the content of these declarations, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google Analytics, Campaign Monitor.

Your consent:

You can refuse or block cookies by changing the configuration parameters of your navigation system. Switching cookies off can mean that you can no longer make use of certain functionalities of the Website.

You can find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

You can find more information about online behavioural advertising and online privacy here: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu

More information about your rights and how we collect and process your personal data can be found in our Privacy Policy. Should you have further questions or comments, don´t hesitate to contact via email: data@redcross.eu, or by post to: Red Cross EU Office Director, Rue de Treves 59-61, 1040 Brussels, Belgium.