Privacy policy and cookie statement of Serbian EURAXESS portal


Privacy policy statement

This is the Notice on Processing of Personal Data issued by the University of Nis, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (hereinafter: “the Faculty”). This notice is intended for the visitors of the to the website EURAXESS.rs managed by the Faculty.

The Faculty does not process the personal data of the websites’ visitors it manages. Exceptions are situations on some webpages where visitors can contact the Faculty or register via web forms or similar. In such situations, the visitor is specifically warned about processing personal data and its purpose.

Information about the rights of respondents as well as other information that the Faculty must provide are in accordance with the Serbian Law on personal data protection (Закон о заштити података о личности: 87/2018-54).

Cookie statement

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
  • persistent cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.

How do we use cookies? Which cookies?

A visit to the EURAXESS website will generate the following types of cookies:

Cookies to provide functionality

  • SESS[Unique ID]:This cookie allows logging in and remembering which contact forms you have submitted. This cookie is essential for site functionality and the user experience.
  • Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight, has_js: Our Content Management System, Drupal sets these cookies to store user interface preferences.

Analytics and performance cookies

They are installed by Google Analytics in order to monitor portal statistics. We use Google Analytics for aggregated, anonymized website traffic analysis. In order to track your session usage, Google drops a cookie (_ga) with a randomly-generated ClientID in your browser. This ID is anonymized and contains no identifiable information like email, phone number, name, etc. We also send Google your IP Address. We use GA to track aggregated website behavior, such as what pages you looked at, for how long, and so on. This information is important to us for improving the user experience and determining site effectiveness.

Cookie Domain Description Expiration Type
_ga .euraxess.rs This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years Analytics
_gid .euraxess.rs This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 24 hours Analytics
_gat .euraxess.rs This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 minute Performance

Third-party cookies

Some website pages use third party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies on your device and we do not control their operation.

What happens if I block the cookies?

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

If I want to block the cookies anyway, how can I do that?

 Most browsers will allow you to control whether or not they accept cookies. Instructions for configuring cookie settings in some of the most popular browsers are available from these pages:

Detailed step by step guidance on how to control and delete cookies is also available from www.aboutcookies.org.