This web page describes how we use cookies on the COINS website and the COINS Users Conference website.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, with your permission, in order for the website to things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include logging in, clicking particular buttons, or reading certain pages. You set the permission to accept cookies in your browser options. For example, in Internet Explorer, you can block or allow cookies in Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab. Once you agree, the file is added.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, for example to make it easier for you to download documents on the website. Tracking cookies enable us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Please note that declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.  You can also remove cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser's Help file.

How we use cookies on the COINS website

The COINS website uses cookies in a responsible and beneficial manner to allow the web application to tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by holding information about you for a short time to improve the usability of the site, for example giving access to the client area or letting you download multiple PDFs in a session. 

All of the cookies that we use for the COINS website are session cookies that expire as soon as the last copy of the browser is closed. The following table lists the cookies that are in use and who they apply to:

People who fill in the form in order to download documents The system sets identfication cookies for the visitor so that multiple documents can be downloaded during a web session without completing a form for each one. 
People who log into the Client Area The system collects authentication cookies to give registered users access to the Client Area of the website and enable them to stay logged in. The following cookies are set: SYU_CA_ID 

We also use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us monitor web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and do not track any personally identifying information.

How we use cookies on the COINS Users Conference website

The Users Conference website uses cookies to improve the website experience, for user preferences, and for tracking interest and IT technical support.

The following table lists the cookies that are in use

Used for tracking and technical support. These analytics don't log the visitor's complete IP address.
ai_session (30min) Used for tracking and technical support. These analytics don't log the visitor's complete IP address.
hasConsentForGUID (2 years) This cookie tracks the visitor consent for cookies. If the value is true, analytics cookies will be allowed, if the value is false, the analytics will be disabled.
AspNetCore.Culture on (1 year) Used for authentication in custom agenda or networking features. This cookie saves the language preference. Optional cookie not yet impletmented.


COINS Website Privacy Notice

More on the COINS Privacy Policy and EU GDPR, visit the Privacy page .


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