The website https://space-agency.public.lu/en.html# (the “Website”) is operated by Luxembourg Space Agency, a Foundation incorporated under the laws of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and registered with the Luxembourg Trade Register under number G254, whose registered office is at 19-21 Boulevard Royal L-2449 LUXEMBOURG ("LSA" or "we").
1. ABOUT COOKIES
Cookies are small text files placed and/or read and/or stored on your device (PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) by your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Opera, etc.). They are used by websites to ensure their efficient operation, optimise their ergonomics and functionality and to provide information to the publisher of the for many things, such as remembering whether you have visited our site before, matching content to your preferred interests or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month.
Depending on the purpose pursued, cookies can be grouped into two categories: “essential cookies” and “functional cookies”. If the user don’t accept them, the navigation is still possible. Your consent is required.
Essential cookies include cookies that:
- record the user's choice regarding cookies;
- are essential for the proper functioning of the website and its functions.
Functional cookies Include cookies that:
- allow and facilitate navigation on the site, in particular by memorizing the user's preferences (such as language settings or display format) or by preventing him from having to re-enter his personal information in a form, thus providing the user with an enhanced and personalized experience;
- collect data relating to user behavior on the site;
- measure the statistical audience of the site (analytical cookies); or
- allow the installation of social plugins on the site.
There are also a distinction between “internal cookies” or “own cookies” (created by our Website) and “external cookies” or “third party cookies” (created by external services used by our Website).
In our Website, internal cookies are either “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”. Session cookies expire as soon as Visitors close their browser. Persistent cookies remain on computer and other device even the browser has been closed. They can identify Visitors for more than one visit on our Website, for example to remember preferences for a next session.
2. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
3 types of cookies are being used by LSA in relation to the Website :
1- Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential to allow users to move around our website. These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
2- Statistics: Statistical cookies help Luxinnovation, by collecting and reporting information anonymously, to understand how visitors interact with websites. These cookies make it possible to establish statistical analyzes relating to the use that users make of our websites, helping us to constantly improve the quality of our services, solve access difficulties and provide more functionalities, in order to offer you the best possible user experience
3- Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites, subject to their consent, based on their browsing habits and to store the data thus obtained.
3. COOKIE SETTINGS: your rights
During your first visit to the Website, a cookie banner appears to allow you to make a choice (3 buttons: Accept, Refuse, Manage cookies) between the cookies used by LSA.
You can disable cookies at any time from your browser settings. If you wish to delete the cookies stored on your device and configure your browser to refuse them, you can do so via the preferences of your internet browser. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' or ‘tools’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.
- Cookies settings in Edge
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
Please remember if you turn off cookies in your browser then the settings would apply to all other websites as well, and not just this one.
To find out more information about cookies, including information about how to manage and delete cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutCookies.org/ (or https://www.youronlinechoices.com/lu/ written in German and French languages).
4. UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
Last modified date: September 2023