Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy on the Website bgwea.eu

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The website bgwea.eu, owned by the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association, uses cookies, which are important for its correct operation and your user experience while browsing it. This Cookie Policy is intended to acquaint you with the specifics and appropriateness of the use of cookies in general, as well as specifically for the website bgwea.eu

Read our Cookie Policy to find out what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect through cookies, how this information is used and useful to you, and how to control your cookie preferences.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the cookie policy statement through the built-in functionality of our website, as well as through the settings of your browser, described in detail in “Item 6 – Management and Deletion of Cookies” from this policy.

For more information about using the bgwea.eu website, who we are, contacting us and keeping your personal data protected, read our Privacy Policy.

1. What are Cookies and How Do They Work

Cookies are small text files that are sent by the website when it is loaded in your browser and contain a limited set of text information that a website transfers from the web browser to the file system on your computer. These are stored on your device’s hard drive temporarily for the duration of your visit, or for a longer period, depending on the type of cookie.

The function of cookies is to distinguish you from other users of the website or to store certain information related to your preferences. They are used by most sites to facilitate your work with the site and user experience in them (for example, the automatic filling of data in the order and contact forms).

Cookies help the website to function properly and to be more secure. With them, we can understand how a website works and analyze what needs improvement. They collect information about how the site is used and how to improve its functionality and interaction with it. Website visitors cannot be personally identified!

Each cookie is unique to your browser and contains anonymous information. This information most often includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device; type of device from which the bgwea.eu website is accessed (eg computer, tablet, etc.); type of operating system; browser type; actions are taken, such as pages visited, duration of visits, etc. The content usually includes the domain name from which it comes.

2. How Do We Use Cookies?

The Bulgarian Wind Energy Association emphasizes that some functions or services on the site may not function properly without cookies. Cookies are used to store user preferences, shopping cart information and to provide anonymous tracking data to third party applications such as Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, or other specific information. Cookies cannot read data from the user’s hard drive or from cookies created by other websites!

When working with the website bgwea.eu, two types of cookies are used: session and permanent. Session cookies are temporary and remain on the device from which the site is accessible until the browser is closed. Persistent cookies remain on the device for a longer period of time or until they are deleted manually by the user or automatically when the browser is refreshed.

3. What Types of Cookies Do We Use?

The website bgwea.eu does not use cookies containing personal data – only anonymous!

 

They are as follows according to their purpose:
3.1 Essential cookies for the website proper operation:

Some cookies are essential for the bgwea.eu website to function properly. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. These cookies do not collect or store any personal information. For example, they allow you to log in to your account and add products to your cart and pay securely.

3.2 Functional cookies:

These are cookies that help with some non-essential features of the website. These features include embedding content such as videos or sharing content on the social media platform website.

3.3 Statistical cookies related to the effectiveness of the website:

They collect statistical information about the website traffic, the number of unique visitors, traffic sources, time spent, the individual page popularity, the browsing sequence, repeat visits and when people leaving the website. This allows us to track the success and effectiveness of the bgwea.eu website. Analyzing the data, we come to solutions to improve the website user experience.

3.4 Preferred cookies:

These are cookies to store information on language selection, location and display settings according to the type of device from which you access the website. The goal is not to have to re-select settings that you have already confirmed or rejected in a previous visit to the site or in the current session, thus ensuring maximum convenience the next time you visit the site.

3.5 User behavior cookies:

This category of cookies stores information about your decisions as a user. These include saving values when filling out surveys and a history of your preferences and requests for the products and services we offer. This avoids the need to re-enter data and selections for your convenience.

In addition to the cookie setup feature on our website, another option is to generally opt-out of the use of cookies by third-party providers by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page or changing settings of your browser, which are described in detail in the “Item 6 – Management and Deletion of Cookies” from this policy.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
_gaCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary/ persistent | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners. | Domain: .bgwea.eu | Cookie Duration: 2 years | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: No | SameSite: No
_gidCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. | Domain:.bgwea.eu | Cookie Duration: 1 day | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: No | SameSite: No
1P_JARCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting / Advertising. This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. | Domain: .google.com (third party) | Cookie Duration: 1 month | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: YES | SameSite: No
ANIDCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting / Advertising. An advertising cookie that Google serves on its network. | Domain: .google.com (third party) | Cookie Duration: 1 year | Http Only: Yes | Related to the Website Security: YES | SameSite: No
CONSENTCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting / Advertising. This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. | Domain: .google.com (трета страна) | Cookie Duration: 18 years | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: YES | SameSite: No
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryCookie Type: First-Party | Sensitivity / Type: necessary | Purpose: Retains user preferences if this category is selected. | Domain: bgwea.eu (first-party) | Cookie Duration: 1 year | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: No | SameSite: No
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryCookie Type: First-Party | Sensitivity / Type: necessary / persistent | Purpose: Retains user preferences if this category is selected. | Domain: bgwea.eu (first-party) | Cookie Duration: 1 year | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: No | SameSite: No
NIDCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting / Advertising. This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. | Domain: .google.com (third party) | Cookie Duration: 6 months | Http Only: Yes | Related to the Website Security: YES | SameSite: No
OTZCookie Type: Third Party - Google | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary | Purpose: The main purpose of this cookie is: General purpose | Domain: www.google.com (third party) | Cookie Duration: 1 month | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: YES | SameSite: No
pll_languageCookie Type: Third Party - Polylang | Sensitivity / Type: non-necessary / persistent | Purpose: ОThe main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality. This cookie name is associated with the Polylang plug-in for WordPress powered websites. it stores a language preference for the visitor to support multi-lingual websites. When set as a persistent cookie, or with the default lifespan of 1 year, it has to e considered Functional rather than strictly necessary. | Domain: bgwea.eu | Cookie Duration: 1 year | Http Only: No | Related to the Website Security: No | SameSite: No

4. How Long Do Cookies Store Information?

The information is saved depending on the type of cookies. For session cookies, it is deleted when the browser is closed, while the persistent cookies can store valid session information for up to several weeks, months, years.

5. Third-party Management

The other category of cookies that most websites use is first-party cookies, which are only responsible for the functions of the particular website, and other third-party cookies, which may be applicable for a number of purposes.

 

The website contains tools or content that link to services of other companies, such as Google, Facebook and others. Information about the use of the Website may be collected. Also, when using these tools or content by the user, the information can be automatically sent to the other company. It is recommended to familiarize yourself with the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use of the respective company.

 

The website of the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association, located on the main domain bgwea.eu, uses first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function properly and they do not collect any of your personal data.

 

Third-party cookies are mainly used to understand the effectiveness of the website, how people interact with it, offer secure services, provide personalized ads suitable for the user, and all this in order to better user experience, accelerate future interactions with website and marketing goals.

 

• Third-party cookies used by the website bgwea.eu are analytics cookies of the Google Analytics web tool, key cookies for the proper functioning of other Google products such as YouTube and Google Maps.

For details, please refer to the relevant cookie policies used by these third parties:

6. Managing and Deletion of the Cookies

Your consent applies only to the domain: bgwea.eu, as well as its adjacent subpages (directories).

The website bgwea.eu allows visitors to accept or reject cookies by selecting one of the options: “I accept” (the green button at the bottom bar) or “Cancel” (the red button at the bottom bar).

The tools for managing and deleting cookies are available in the browser used by the visitor. More information about their application can be found in the settings and in the help pages of the respective browser.

Visitors should keep in mind that cookies support the proper functioning of the site and their restriction and deletion may affect negatively its functionality.

Cookies typically improve the performance of your browsers, but you can turn off cookies for this site as well as others. If you decide to change your preferences later in your browsing session, you can click the Privacy and Cookies tab on your screen. This will show the consent notice again, which will allow you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent altogether.

In addition, different browsers provide different methods of blocking and deleting cookies used by websites. You can change your browser settings to block/delete cookies. Almost every browser allows cookies to be stopped. This can happen at the following links:

f you have any questions regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association or email us at info@bgwea.eu

 

За да научите повече за това как да управлявате и изтривате бисквитките, посетете the corresponding page on the Wikipedia site and the website www.allaboutcookies.org.

CONTACTS
Bulgarian Wind Energy Association:

 

21 Hristo Belchev Str., floor 4, room 414
Bulgaria, 1000 Sofia

Administrative Director:
Gabriela Todorova

This document (Cookie Policy on the website bgwea.eu and the Bulgarian Wind Energy Association)
was last updated on May 21, 2020.

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