A “cookie” is a small text file containing information, generated by a web site’s server
and placed on a user’s-visitor’s personal computer or smart device. These files
may contain information on the type of web browser used by each user-visitor,
the type of computer, operating system, internet provider and other technical
Cookies enable the site and your browser to interact in such a way that the site is able
to present you with the most appropriate options and to customize services to
your interests, based on your previous use of the Web site. For example, a
cookie can be used to store registration information in an area of the site so that
you do not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits to that area.
Cookies do not damage your computer or mobile device, or the files stored in them,
and they do not intervene in any way with any documents or files stored in your
not reveal your identity, but may lead to the identification of your computer.
store personal data about you or information about how you used the site before. We use the
information we obtain from cookies only for “blind” statistical analysis and to adjust our way of
communicating with the public. We cannot identify you personally from this information.
Two types of cookies may be used on Second Tree’s we site: “session cookies” and “persistent
cookies”. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave our web
site. A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how
long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie
and on your browser settings).
The table below summarizes the different types of cookie we use our web site, together with their
respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).
When you enter the main page of the website www.secondtree.org you take notice of a relevant
refers to this cookies policy with clear and comprehensive information. If you decide to navigate
through subpages of the website and if you have set your browser accordingly, you freely give your
explicit and special consent to this use. Otherwise you are obliged to refrain from using the website or
to disable the receipt of cookies in your browser settings.
If you disable the receipt of cookies, certain features provided by our website may be unavailable and
some pages may not display correctly.
We also inform you that your informed consent is not required if the cookie is:
• used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication,
• strictly necessary in order for the provider of an information society service
explicitly required by the user to provide that service.
Enabling/disabling cookies through your web browser
The website www.allaboutcookies.org offers good and simple instructions on how to
manage cookies, using different types of web browsers.
There are different ways to manage cookies and other online traceability technologies.
You can change your web browser’s settings to accept or reject cookies, and you can
decide to set up an alert message that notifies you when you need to accept cookies on
a web site you are visiting. By disabling cookies in your web browser, however, you
might not be able to use all interactive features in our website.
If you use more than one computer from different locations, make sure that each web
browser is set so as to match your preferences.
You can delete all cookies installed in your web browser’s cookie folder. The
procedures to clear, enable and manage cookies varies for each web browser. For
more detailed information, you can click on the links below.
Microsoft Windows Explorer (https://support.microsoft.com/engb/products/windows)
Google Chrome (https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=enGB&p=cpn_cookies)
Mozilla Firefox (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookieswebsite-preferences?redirectlocale=enUS&redirectslug=Enabling+and+disabling+cookies)