How we use cookies

Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer or device by a website. Cookies recall if you have previously visited the Erasmus+ website as well as what pages you viewed. Websites can then use this data to tailor the information you receive whilst browsing, in relation to your previous visits and activity. The aim is to provide you with content that is of interest, and make your experience on the website as relevant and interactive as possible.

Cookies do not identify you personally. Any personal information that you provide us with via the Erasmus+ website is securely stored and is used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We use cookies in a number of ways, the main purpose being to provide you with optimised content and allow you to get the best experience whilst browsing. We do not use cookies to acquire personal information about you or others.

Social sharing and analytics

We use ShareThis cookies to enable you to share articles/pages on our website you may like publically through your chosen social networking platform. ShareThis then records non-personally identifying information when you share or like a particular piece of information and provides a report to help us and social media sites better understand your online preferences.

For further information on how ShareThis use cookies and how they can be disabled, please visit the ShareThis website.

We use Google Analytics to help understand how you use the website. Through the use of non-personally identifying information, Google Analytics records information such as pages visited, time spent on a page, and if you have been to the website before. We use this data to help us improve the website. For example if a particular page is receiving a higher number of visits than others for longer periods of time, we know that visitors are finding this type of content useful. We can then place this information in a prominent position on the website, making it easier for you to find and, where possible, create further content on the particular area.

For further information on how Google Analytics use cookies, please visit the Google Analytics website.

Controlling or deleting cookies

Depending on which web browser you use it is possible to control how cookies are used, or to delete existing cookies from your computer. You can find instructions on how to control the use of cookies, or delete cookies from your computer on the About Cookies website.

Please remember that if you delete or restrict cookies from the Erasmus+ website you may not be able to experience the full benefit of some of the features and services the website has to offer. If you have any further questions about how we use cookies please contact us at erasmuspluscomms@uk.ecorys.com.