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In accordance with its policy on the protection of personal data, the national institute for the development of continuing vocational training (Institut National pour le Développement de la Formation Professionnelle Continue - INFPC), collects, stores and processes certain items of personal data in order to deliver its services to its users, in the capacity of Data Controller.

In this context, and in compliance with both the Law of 1 August 2018 on the organisation of the national commission for data protection (Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données - CNPD) and the general scheme of data protection and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the 'GDPR') (referred to collectively as "the Laws on the protection of personal data"), the INFPC uses cookies on lifelong-learning.lu, its Internet site.

The cookies used by the INFPC are stored on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device allowing Internet surfing (the 'Terminal'), according to your choices with regard to cookies, which you may change at any time using your browser's settings.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that make it possible to record certain items of information about your browsing; they are saved on the hard disk of your Terminal when you visit a website.

Cookies are sent by the website's server to your browser. 

Cookies can be used to authenticate a user or store specific information about the user, such as the preferences of a website or the content of an e-shopping basket, all for duration of the validity of the cookie concerned; the cookie's actual content can only be edited by the INFPC. Thus cookies make it possible to collect certain information in order to be able to offer you personalised services that match your needs.

As indicated on the information banner on the 'lifelong-learning.lu' website, by continuing to browse our website you accept the deposit of certain categories of cookies on your Terminal. You may change your decision on this at any time and oppose the deposit of cookies via your browser's settings.

Why the INFPC uses cookies

The INFPC uses four types of cookie on the lifelong-learning.lu website: (i) browser cookies (essential), (ii) session cookies (essential), (iii) analytics cookies (optional) and (iv) targeted advertising cookies (optional).

Cookies are classed as 'essential' if they are necessary for activating the website's basic functions, such as a safe connection to your user space. They are activated automatically when you use the website and log on.

Cookies are classed as 'optional' if they make it possible to gather information about your use of the website but are not essential.

Both essential and optional cookies may also be functional, for example files that enable other functions, such as saving preferences, social interactions, the possibility of posting comments on our website, and analysis of your use in order to optimise the website.

Browsing cookies (essential)

Cookies of this type are used to improve the user's comfort during subsequent visits to the INFPC's website. They make it possible to save your preferred language, your acceptance of cookies, and your participation in any satisfaction surveys the INFPC may propose on its website.

Session cookies (essential)

Cookies of this type are used in the personal workspace; they make it possible to know whether the user has been authenticated or not.

Analytics cookies (optional)

Cookies of this type are generated by Google Analytics in order to distinguish a user's successive sessions and by Hojar in order to gain a better understanding of our users' needs and optimise user experience of our website. They enable us, for example, to understand the amount of time spent on any one page, links clicked on, and more generally browsing habits, etc, thereby enabling us to improve our service.

Targeted advertising cookies (optional)

Cookies of this type are generated by Facebook Pixel in order to memorise your visit and the information about your use of the lifelong-learning.lu website with a view to offering you targeted advertising linking back to lifelong-learning.lu when you log on to Facebook.

Thus these different types of cookies enable us to offer you content that matches your needs and improve your browsing of our website.

How to manage cookies

Configuring your browser

You can configure your browser software so that cookies are either stored in your Terminal or refused, either systematically for all websites or depending on the emitter (specific sites).

You also have the possibility of configuring your browsing software so that you are asked to either accept or refuse the cookies you are offered each time, before any cookies can be left on your Terminal.  

Configuration depends on which browser you use.

For Chrome ™
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en

For Internet Explorer ™
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

For Firefox ™
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer

For Opéra ™
https://blogs.opera.com/news/2015/08/how-to-manage-cookies-in-opera/

For Safari ™
https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/
Last update - 29.09.2020

 

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