GDPR - SOHO
The European Space Agency (herein the "Agency" or "ESA") is an intergovernmental organisation established by its Convention opened for signature in Paris on 30 May 1975 having its headquarters located at 24 rue du Général Bertrand, CS 30798, 75345 Paris Cedex 07, France.
Protection of Personal Data is of great importance for ESA, therefore this Cookie Notice aims to ensure lawfulness and transparency by explaining the cookies and similar technologies that we use in the SOHO website , what they do, what your choices regarding their use are and how you can contact us.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that a website may save on your device, for instance mobile device or computer, upon your visit to the website. Cookies may allow a website to recognise an individual's device and store some information about the user.
Cookies do a lot of different jobs, such as remember that you are logged in, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience.
DO WE USE ANY COOKIES FROM THIRD PARTY COMPANIES?
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE AND WHICH ONES DO WE USE?
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;
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
- First-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain;
WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE?
Strictly Necessary or Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for the website to provide the services that you requested and/or for the solely purpose of the transmission of the services and/or the website. Without these cookies you would not be able to access the services or the website and therefore this category cannot be disabled.
|Source||First Party or Third Party cookie?||Cookie Name||Session or Persistent cookie?||Type of personal data collected||Purpose||Expires|
|Web server||ESA||JSESSIONID||Session||None||Maintain the session state (is the person logged in)||Session time|
Functional cookies: These cookies are not strictly necessary, but allow you to have a with a better experience by providing enhanced and more personal features. Webs only place these cookies if you have provided your prior consent.
We don't use Functional cookies in our Portal.
Analytics cookies: These cookies help a site to improve and measure the performance of our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. Webs only place these cookies if you have provided your prior consent.
We don't use Analytics cookies in our Portal.
Social Media Plugin cookies: These cookies enable you to share our website content via your social media account(s) or easily share information with others.
We don't use Social Media Plugin cookies in our Portal.
HOW DO YOU WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT AND/OR DELETE THE COOKIES?
Using Your Browser: All the cookies used on our website can be disabled through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow your browser instructions. Normally within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" menus in your browser. Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may lead to reduced functionality of some features on the website. Therefore, the website may not function optimally without enabled cookies, in particular strictly necessary and essential cookies.
CHANGES TO OUR COOKIES NOTICE
All future changes we make to our Cookie Notice will be posted on this website.
In case of any question, you can contact ESA DPO, as first point of contact, by sending an email to: dpo at esa.int