Cookies Policy of The 4th edition of The International Medical Students’ Congress of Bucharest

Introduction

The present Cookies Policy applies to https://imscbucharest.com/ (hereinafter referred to as „the website”)

The site https://imscbucharest.com/ is managed by ASOCIAȚIA SOCIETATEA STUDENȚILOR ÎN MEDICINĂ DIN BUCUREȘTI having its headquarters in 8 Eroii Sanitari Bvd, District 5, Bucharest (hereinafter referred to as „the ASSMB” or „we”)

The website uses cookies and similar technologies. The information presented below aims at providing users with more details on the placing, use and management of the cookies used by the website.

We use cookies in order to ensure the proper functioning of the website and to optimize their content, as well as in order to analyze traffic and offer the visitors a better experience when browsing the website. We do not conduct personalized advertising or marketing activities based on cookies or cookie-generated data.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are those data that the webpage you access transfers to your computer temporarily, in order to allow content to be adapted to the user. The use of cookies also allows us to understand which sections of the website are useful and require improvements. For these purposes, cookies collect information about your behaviour online. Cookies are stored for a specified period of time.

It is important to know that there are several categories of cookies:

Based on the number of times you access the website, there are primary cookies and third-party cookies. The primary cookies are downloaded by your internet browser on your first visit on the website. The next time you access our website, on the same device, will cause the cookie and the information stored on it to be sent back to the website that generated it (primary cookie), or to another site to which it belongs (Third party cookie). Third- party cookies belong to suppliers that set cookies when you are logged on to their pages and visit our website. We have no influence on the settings of cookies on these websites. To get more information on how third- parties use cookies, please visit their websites. The primary cookies and third-party cookies allow the website to recognize if you have already accessed the website through that browser and, in many cases, they may determine a change in the displayed content.

Based on the length of time they exist, there are persistent cookies and session cookies. A Persistent cookie is stored on your computer until it expires, or you delete it. Session cookie on the other hand is deleted the time you close the browser. Apart from accepting cookies, when you visit the website as described in the manner set out below, you may generally choose to accept the cookie by changing settings in your browser.

2. What cookies do we use?

The website uses the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies – these cookies ensure normal operation of the website by allowing the existence of basic functions, such as page navigation and access to the primary sections of the website. The website cannot function without these cookies.
Cookie Provider Category Description/ Purpose Expiration time Type
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] WordPress essential cookie to keep users logged in  

sessions

primary cookie
pll_language HTTP essential cookie stores user’s cookie consent for this domain 1 year primary cookie
moove_gdpr_popup HTTP essential cookie stores user’s cookie consent for this domain 1 year primary cookie

 

wordpress_sec_ WordPress essential cookie to provide protection against hackers, store account details. sessions primary cookie
_lscache_vary LSCache essential cookie indicates the logged-in status of a user. As such, it is in control of what version of a page (logged in or not logged in) is served 2 days primary cookie
ihc_cheat_off essential cookie allow the platform to track users to assign sales 1 day  

primary cookie

  • Preferences cookies– these cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Cookie Provider Category Description/ Purpose Expiration time Type
pll_language HTTP essential cookie stores user’s cookie consent for this domain 1 year primary cookie
moove_gdpr_popup HTTP essential cookie stores user’s cookie consent for this domain 1 year primary cookie

 

_lscache_vary LSCache essential cookie indicates the logged-in status of a user. As such, it is in control of what version of a page (logged in or not logged in) is served 2 days primary cookie
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] WordPress essential cookie to keep users logged in  

sessions

primary cookie
  • Statistics Cookies – these cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookie Provider Category Description/ Purpose Expiration time Type
_gat HTTP Statistics cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.  

1 day

 

primary cookie

_gid

 

HTTP Statistics cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.  

1 day

 

 

primary cookie

_ga HTTP Statistics cookie used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 2 years primary cookie
_gali HTTP Statistics cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day primary cookie
  • Marketing cookies – are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
 Cookie  Provider  Category  Description/ Purpose  Expiration time Type
_ga HTTP Statistics cookie used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 2 years primary cookie

3. Cookies management

You have the option to accept the use of all cookies, which will enable you to access all the features of the website, without restriction.

In case you do not accept to use the essential cookies this option can make certain sections of the website difficult to view and use.

Declining to use other cookies may not affect the user’s experience and functionality during the use of the website. If you decline the use of all cookies, your primary cookies and third-party cookies will be disabled. Additionally, your primary cookies will be deleted. We will not be able to delete third party cookies. Therefore, you will need to delete third party cookies yourself. This may be done from your browser settings. You can configure the settings of the cookies following the instructions provided in the following links: https://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html

To opt out from the Google Analytics tracking, please follow the instructions on the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

  • Preferences Cookies;
  • Statistics Cookies;
  • Marketing Cookies.

4. Where and to whom can personal information be disclosed?

ASSMB is making every effort and has taken measures to ensure that third parties do not have access to your personal data, except in the circumstances below. However, there are situations in which the access to your data is required by legal provisions, the carrying out of the company’s activity or the good operation/maintenance of the website.

Therefore, in certain circumstances, we may have to disclose your personal data to:

  • persons who, under a contract, manage the website;
  • external advisors (for example auditors or lawyers);
  • public authorities or law enforcement;
  • other natural or legal persons who contribute to or ensure the fulfilment of ASSMB activity;

5. Transfer of data outside the EU

Data collected by means of cookies may be transmitted to the following categories of recipients: website visitors, representatives of ASSMB, other natural or legal persons that process personal data on behalf of ASSMB as well as to Google, WordPress and LSCache.

Data collected by means of cookies may be transmitted to countries within the European Union/European Economic Area or outside the EU/EEA, as indicated at the following addresses:

Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=ro

LSCache: https://www.litespeedtech.com/company/privacy-policy

WordPress: https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/

6. How long do we keep your personal data?

We will keep the data collected through cookies for the time needed to fulfil the purpose, including complaining to the legal, accounting or audit requirements.

Generally, we will keep the information we collect for the following period:

Cookie Retention period
_icl_current_language 1 year
_ga 2 years
_gat 1 day
_gid 1 day
_gali 1 day
CookieConsent 1 year
_lscache_vary 2 days
wordpress_logged_in_ session
wordpress_logged_in_ session

7. Data subject rights

Based on the rights you have according to data protection regulations, you can ask us to:

  • inform you about how we collect and use your data;
  • allow you to access your data;
  • correct your personal data if it is incorrect;
  • delete your personal data;
  • reveal you all the information we have relating to you;
  • stop processing your personal data;

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us in one of the ways we have described in section 8 of this document. ASSMB works to ensure a faster response to your requests, but the reply term varies depending on the complexity of your request. The deadline for processing applications shall be 30 days.

8. How do you exercise your rights?

For your personal data processing requests please contact us in one of the following ways:

Conclusions

Please also see our Privacy Policy to understand the other ways in which we use information we collect about you. If you have any further queries, please contact us using the information indicated above. We may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Please take a look at the last effective date at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Policy was last revised. Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available through the website.