What are cookies?
Cookies are small files which store identifying information on your device (computer, phone, tablet, etc.). These files are passive, they do not contain executable software, viruses or spyware.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies help with recognizing the device of the user such that you don’t have to resubmit information again and again. They store user’s preferences in order to adapt content and deliver a more pleasant experience and in order for us to be able to analyse our traffic so that we can improve the content and structure of our Portal.
1. Recognize repeated visits by the same user and the user’s preferences. For example once you have chosen the language and pilot city of your interest, when you return to the FLOOD-serv Portal we know to direct you to that particular instance of the portal.
2. Analyse the traffic on this site in order to understand the number of visits various pages and improve the content and structure of the Portal.