Our cookies policy

Use of cookies

‘Cookies’ are small text files or data packets that the web browser stores on your device (desktop or laptop computer, tablet or mobile phone) when you visit different websites or web pages. Their main purpose is to make the user recognizable when he or she re-visits the Website. Some cookies serve a more specific purpose, e.g. to memorize user behavior on the website and to facilitate the navigation of the website by the user. More information about how cookies work is available on the Internet.

How are cookies used on this Website?

We use cookies on this Website mostly to facilitate its use, improve its navigation and to store information about user behavior. The process does not involve retention of personal data, i.e. through its cookies the website https://www.unesco-centerbg.org cannot identify you as an individual; therefore the Personal Data Protection Act does not apply to the data thus collected. The information gathered by means of cookies is usually used in collated form, for purposes of analyzing user behavior on the Website, which enables us to improve its functionality, the user pathways and the content used.

What cookies are used on this Website?

Session cookies

Cookies of this type facilitate your navigation of the Website; they store information temporarily, for the duration of the browsing session. Typically the information stored through them is about the pages on the website you have visited and how you accessed a given piece of content. Such cookies do not collect information about your device, and are deleted automatically once you leave the Website and terminate your browsing session.

Permanent cookies

They enable us to store specific information about your surfing, e.g. to analyze your visits, how you accessed our Website, what pages you have browsed, what options you have selected, as well as where the Website has redirected you. By following that information, we are able to make improvements to our Website, including by fixing errors and expanding our content. The retention period of that type of cookies varies depending on their intended purpose.

Third-party cookies

Our Website contains links to, or embedded content from, other websites, e.g. from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc. It is possible that, if you visit those websites or access content from them, their cookies would be stored on your device. It is such cookies that are defined as ‘third-party cookies’; Association ‘Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under UNESCO Auspices’ has no control over the generation or management of such cookies. You are therefore advised to seek information about them and the manner they are managed on the websites of the respective third parties.

How can I manage the use of cookies by this Website?

All browsers allow their cookies to be managed through a specially designated folder on your browser. You can block cookies from accessing your device, delete all or part of them or adjust your settings with your preferences about the type of cookies to be used prior to your visit to https://www.unesco-centerbg.org. Please bear in mind that the deletion or blocking of cookies can affect the functionality of our Website, and thence, your user experience with it.

Clearing or blocking of cookies

You can control, clear or block cookies using the settings on your browser. You can find useful information on the Internet about how to ‘control’ cookies in different kinds of browsers. Please bear in mind that by imposing a complete ban on all cookies you can negatively affect the functional performance of the website, its effectiveness and your access to certain information.

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All cookies used in this Website are erased/deleted automatically after a period of time. Said period can vary and be up to 365 days, depending on the intended purposes of a specific cookie.

This Confidentiality Policy was last updated on Feb. 26, 2019.