Cookie policy Cookie policy

Cookie policy on the BeeP website | Be e-Poli ("BeeP")

How the BeeP platform is managed in relation to the cookies of its users. BeeP is offered by Politecnico di Milano ("Polimi"); this website uses only technical, first-party and third-party cookies to ensure the smooth functioning of the platform and to make improvements.

1. Purposes of using cookies

BeeP uses cookies for analytics and to improve your user experience, making easier to navigate its services and ensuring that BeeP works properly for you.

2. Used cookies

BeeP uses two types of cookies: session cookies for authentication (online services and reserved areas) and to balance website load and monitoring cookies (Google Analytics).

2.1 Session cookies

BeeP uses session cookies, essential to operate authentication to online services and reserved areas. Session cookies remember information for the duration of a visit to the website and expire when you close your browser. The use of these cookies is strictly limited to transmit session identifiers required to enable a safe and efficient site browsing. If you disable session cookies, you may not be able to access features on BeeP.

2.2 Third-party monitoring cookies

BeeP uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"); Google Analytics uses cookies to collect statistics about site usage and performance. These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals. The information generated by cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Cookies used by Google Analytics are listed below:

Name Expires
__utma 2 years
__utmb 1 day
__utmc session
__utmt 1 day
__utmz 6 months

By using BeeP, you consent to the processing of your data on the part of Google for the procedures and purposes indicated.

According to the Terms of service in place, Google will use this information, as the independent data controller, for the purpose of tracking and examining your use of the website, compiling reports on the website's activities for the website operators and providing other services relating to the website's activities, device and browser used etc. and where visitors have come to BeeP from. Google may also transfer this information to third parties in the event this is obligatory by law and where said third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

To consult the privacy policy of the Google company concerning the Google Analytics service, please visit the website http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Google's privacy policy can be found here: http://www.google.com/intl/it/privacy/privacy-policy.html.

Google Analytics cookies can be disabled without any negative impact on the browsing of BeeP by using this Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (see 4.2 Disabling only Google Analytics cookies).

3. Websites and third-party services

BeeP might contain links to external sites that have their own privacy policy. Polimi is not liable for the processing of data carried out by these sites.

4. How to disable cookies

4.1 Disabling all cookies

You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies by using the cookie management setting tools of your browser. If you would prefer not to enable cookies, you will still be able to navigate BeeP.

The links below provide instructions on how to disable cookies in all mainstream browsers (in case of other browsers please consult the corresponding help menu).

MS Edge

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Opera

Apple Safari

4.2 Disabling only Google Analytics cookies

You can block just Google analytics cookies by using this Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for mainstream browsers. This will allow you to use also BeeP online services.

4.3 Deleting cookies already saved on your device

Even if you withdraw your consent to third party cookies, cookies may have been stored on your device prior to your withdrawal. Due to technical reasons these cookies cannot be deleted, but you can normally delete cookies already saved on your device by using the "Clear browsing data" option in the privacy settings of your browser.