Cookie Regulations

In order to optimize the website in terms of system performance, usability and providing useful information about services, Embassy of India automatically collects and stores information in log files. These files include user's Internet Protocol (IP), browser type, language preferences, operating system, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and date/time of visit.

Embassy of India uses this information to effectively manage webpages to find out more about user behavior across the entire website to analyze trends and gather demographic information about the users. The collected data can be used to target advertising or marketing messages based for example, on user's location and/or browsing habits.

What is a cookie?

Websites, e-mails, web services, advertising and interactive applications can use cookies to optimize the service.

A cookie is a small file containing a sequence of letters and numbers, which is loaded on the user's terminal equipment (such as computer, mobile device, etc.) when the user visits the Embassy of India website (Embassy of India sends the cookie browser file to user's computer hard drive). This file allows Embassy of India website to recognize user's devices when a connection between server and browser is established. Embassy of India uses cookies mainly to make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. Cookies are also used in order Embassy of India can learn more about user's habits in improve their user experience.

What kind of cookies does Embassy of India use?

Embassy of India can use the following types of cookies:

  • Session cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed. These cookies are essential in order to of the Embassy of India website;
  • Persistent cookies are saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and is not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are used where we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, Embassy of India use this type of cookie to store your preferences, so that they are remembered for the next visit.
  • First party cookies are set by the Embassy of India website and can only be read by this site. Websites use these cookies to store information that will be reused the next time a user visits a website;
  • Third party cookies are set by a different organization to Embassy of India website, for example third party analytics company who sets their own cookie to perform this service.

You can read more about the cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

If user's permission is required for a certain cookie, Embassy of India will ask for permission before setting the cookie on a device (computer).

Tracking and analyzing

Embassy of India uses analytical software Google Analytics to continuously optimize its marketing communications on their websites, which uses cookies for the purpose of analyzing traffic (counting visitors, browsers and keywords identification used to access the website, problems with navigation). Embassy of India website informs user about setting the cookies on user's device (computer) but the user is given the opportunity to decline cookies.

This allows tracking of user's online behavior; cookies store information about how users use website, including the number of displayed pages, where user comes from (geographical location), time of visit and number of visits in order to improve the website and ensure a better experience for users. This data is collected through tracking cookies. Obtained information is anonymous and is not linked to any personal data. Embassy of India doesn't share this information with any third party for their independent usage. If user declines these cookies, no information is stored.

 

Cookies from www.indianembassy.si website

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By the law technical storage of data or access is allowed for the sole purpose of transmission of the message over an electronic communications network, if it is necessary for providing service of information society which user explicitly requests. For that purpose Embassy of India uses session cookies and cookies to count number of visitors; cookies expire after they are no longer necessary to achieve their purpose or with the end of the session.

Controlling and deleting cookies and similar technologies

The user is able to accept or decline all cookies on all websites, but most browsers will automatically accept all cookies. The user can block cookies by changing settings in his browser. Instructions for changing settings can be found in Help section of each browser or at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
If cookies are disabled some features or the whole website may no longer work correctly.

Embassy of India
Železna cesta 16
1000 Ljubljana

Tel: +386 1 51 33 110