This website is owned and managed by National Institute for Research - Development in Informatics - ICI Bucharest (hereinafter referred to as ICI Bucharest).

"Cookies Policy" is a document that informs users about the presence of cookies on ICI Bucharest websites. The information presented below is intended to inform the user in more detail about the placement, use and management of cookies used by our site in the context of the use of this website. By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information (if provided by you) in accordance with this policy.

For the proper functioning of the website, we use cookies. They ensure easy interaction between users and websites.

What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is a small alphanumeric file that is stored on the computer that the user uses when visiting a website. This cookie is sent back to the home website on each subsequent visit, which recognizes it. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a device and provide you with a more efficient and personalized experience.

What is the lifetime of the Cookie?

Lifetime may vary depending on the purpose for which it was placed. Once installed, cookies have a fixed lifetime, remaining passive in the sense that they do not access user information from the device the user is using, do not contain software, viruses or spyware.

What types of cookies can be used?

ICI Bucharest uses both proprietary and third-party cookies on its websites.

Proprietary cookies have the following characteristics:

  • Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website. They allow you to navigate between different areas of the website and use certain features.
  • Session cookies are temporary and allow you to navigate the website easily and quickly.
  • Persistent cookies or "tracking cookies" last for several sessions and remain in the browser for a while after the session ends (unless you delete them).
  • Functional cookies monitor the proper functioning of the website and allow it to remember your preferences (e.g. language, username or region). They provide advanced and personalised features that help you avoid selecting options every time you visit the website.

Third-party cookies are cookies used by ICI Bucharest and have the following characteristics depending on their type:

  • Performance cookies (Google Analytics): collect anonymous and centralized information about your online behavior (browser type, IP address, operating system used, the domain name of the website you visited and when you left, the date and time you visited a website, etc.) for statistical purposes and to create visitor profiles. For more information, please see Google's privacy policy.
  • The cookies we use do not collect any data that reveals your identity, so we cannot identify you with their help. Our website may contain links to other websites. ICI Bucharest has no responsibility for the way these websites manage their data.

How do you express your agreement?

When you first visit our website, a banner with a cookie message will appear at the top of the screen. By clicking the "Accept" button or continuing to visit the site, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy, unless you have set your browser to refuse cookies.

The terms may be changed at any time by the administrator of the website without notifying the users. Users have permanent access to the terms of use of the services, so they can view them at any time.

How can cookies be stopped?

You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies in your browser. These settings can usually be found in the browser's "Options" or "Preferences" menu. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful (or go to the 'Help' option in your browser for more details):

If you change your browser settings to refuse cookies, it may affect the way you access our website and you may be denied access to certain areas of the website. You can change your browser settings at any time.