1. What are Cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer through the Internet browser, only retaining information related to your preferences and therefore not including your personal data.

2. What are Cookies for?

Cookies help deliver products and services to page visitors and provide a secure online environment including protection against fraud and unauthorised access, as well as determine the usefulness, interest, and number of uses of our website, allowing for faster and more efficient browsing, and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

3. What type of Cookies do we use?

There are two groups of cookies that can be used:

Permanent Cookies: These cookies are stored in the browser in your access equipment (PC, mobile and tablet) and are used whenever you visit one of our websites more than once. They are generally used to direct the browsing to the user’s interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies serves to analyse patterns of web traffic, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

4. For what purposes do we use Cookies?

Strictly Necessary Cookies: They allow you to browse the website and use its applications as well as to access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested cannot be provided.

Functional Cookies: They store user preferences for site usage so that you do not need to reconfigure the site each time you visit it.

Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to enable functionality from third parties, such as video players, podcasts, and social media features. These third parties are Meta with Facebook, Google with Youtube and X Corps with Twitter, among other platforms that might be accessed by interactions with its interactive icons on our website, for example when you share our page on those platforms.

5. The Cookies used on this web page

The table below summarizes the cookies used on this web page:


First Party Cookies

Provider Cookies Duration Type Purpose
cancermissionhubs.eu eucookie-complete One year Permanent Identify whether the user has already accepted the cookie policy.

Third Party Cookies

Provider Cookies Duration Type Purpose
Google PREF, HSID, SAPISID, SID, 1P_JAR, SIDCC, NID, SSID, OGPC, CONSENT, 1P_JAR, S_adsense3-ui Two years Permanent When you create a Google Account or login, the PREF, NID, HSID, APISID, SID, SSID, SAPISID, GAPS, LSID, BEAT and ULS cookies are stored on your computer to remain connected to your Google Account when you use the service again. While you are authenticated and use plugins from other websites, such as ours, Google uses these cookies to enhance your user experience. Some of the cookies are also used to enhance your browsing experience, e.g., when using Google maps


6. Additional guarantees and withdrawal of acceptance

Establishing of Cancer Mission Hubs: Networks and Synergies (ECHoS) will not be held liable for the content and veracity of the privacy policies of third-party components that may be included in this web page.

As an additional guarantee, the recording of cookies on this website may be subject to users accepting the cookies during their visit to the web page and the installation or update of the browser used. This acceptance may be revoked at any time in the content and privacy settings or by using the link at the bottom of this page.

7. How can you manage Cookies?

You have two options for controlling cookies:

  1. Control of marketing and/or insights cookies
  2. Browser settings (option to completely block all cookies)


  • Control marketing and/or insights cookies:

You can control cookies in the marketing and/or insights cookie category via the cookie panel, by clicking the padlock icon at the left side of the URL bar.

  • Option to completely block all cookies:

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or reject cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our websites and some services.


Note, however, that by disabling cookies you can prevent certain web services from functioning properly, partially, or totally affecting the browsing of the website. Users can disable the use of cookies on this web page at any time by modifying browser settings, for example:

These links are to third party sites, over which we have no control – no liability can be claimed if they are inaccurate.

8. What happens when Cookies are disabled?

Certain functions and services may stop working or behave unexpectedly, such as identifying the user on certain pages or receiving information that considers the location of the user, among others.

If you disable the cookies on this web page, you may not have access to certain areas, or the quality of your browsing experience may be considerably lower.

9. Cookie policy update

Establishing of Cancer Mission Hubs: Networks and Synergies (ECHoS) may change this cookie policy in accordance with legal or regulatory requirements or adapt this policy to new instructions provided by law.

Whenever significant changes are made to this cookie policy, users of the web page will be notified.

10. More information on Cookies

More information about cookies can be found on this link: www.allaboutcookies.org