Fund for Scientific Research - FNRS
Fondation d’utilité publique
Effective since : 25/05/2018
1. WHAT IS A COOKIE ?
A "cookie" is a small text file containing information saved by a website on a computer or by a mobile application on a user's smartphone.
Cookies offer the possibility to identify you and to memorize various information in order to facilitate your navigation on a website/a mobile application, to ensure the smooth functioning of these or to make them more effective, for example by memorizing your language preferences.
2. WHAT COOKIES ARE USED ON OUR WEBSITES AND WHY ?
We use different types of cookies for different reasons.
These cookies are essential for browsing our Websites or strictly necessary for the provision of a service specifically requested by a user.
The removal of this type of cookies can lead to navigation difficulties and is therefore strongly discouraged.
These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and make your navigation more pleasant and personalized.
These cookies make it possible to memorize the language chosen during your first visit to our Websites in order to personalize it accordingly.
These cookies are used to gather information about your use of the Website, in order to improve the content of the Website, make it more suitable to your needs and increase its usability.
For example, these cookies show us the most visited pages of the Website or help to identify difficulties that may be encountered during navigation.
THIRD-PARTY / SHARING COOKIES
These cookies allow you to share the content of the Website with other people via social networks. Some sharing buttons are integrated via third-party applications that can issue this type of cookies. This is particularly the case with the buttons [“Facebook”, “Twitter”, “Google +” and “Pinterest”].
THIRD-PARTY / ADVERTISING COOKIES
These cookies are used for marketing purposes, in particular to display targeted advertising, conduct market research and evaluate the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
3. HOW TO CONFIGURE THE COOKIES ?
You can easily delete, disable or accept cookies from our Websites at any time by configuring your browser settings.
Each browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) has its own cookie configuration mode. To learn about the procedure to follow concerning your navigator, visit the site: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
If you wish to refuse these commercial cookies (among others Google, Criteo or Facebook), you can do it using the following website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
If you use different computers, smartphones and/or tablets, do not forget to configure each device so that each of them corresponds to your preferences regarding cookies.
4. WILL OUR WEBSITES STILL WORK WITHOUT COOKIES ?
You will still be able to view our Websites, but some interactions may not work normally.
For example, we have a cookie that backs up the products saved in your shopping cart. If you disable this cookie, the selected products will disappear with each new login session.
5. OTHER QUESTIONS ?
If you have other questions, contact us:
By writing to the following postal adress :
Fonds de la recherche scientifique – FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS) / Fondation d’utilité publique
Rue d’Egmont 5
Belgian business registry (BCE) number : 0885.324.344