Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy  

DIDYMOS-XR (hereinafter referred to as “DIDYMOS-XR”, “we”, or “our”) is a three-year project that began in January 2023. The project is funded by the European Union (“EU”) under grant number 101092875, with UK-based consortium partner Trilateral Research Limited, UK funded by UK Research and Innovation (“UKRI”) under the UK government’s Horizon Europe funding guarantee (grant number: 10069394). This Cookie Policy informs you about the project website’s use of cookies, outlining what they are, which cookies we use, for which purposes, how to make changes to your cookie settings, and who to contact for more information.


What is a Cookie?  

When you visit the DIDYMOS-XR project website, the server sends simple text files that automatically track and collect technical information your browser sends to us. The term “cookies” in this policy is used to refer to all files that collect information in this way. This information might include Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, the browser type, browser language, internet service providers (ISP), referring/exit pages, URLs, operating systems, date/time stamps, and other similar information. Collecting this information allows the website to recognise a user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences, such as language preferences. The use of cookies also enables us to administer and manage functionality on our website, analyse trends and assess how well the site is performing, as well as to track user movements to improve the services provided. For the user, cookies allow for easy navigation around our website, making your experience faster, easier, and more personalised.

What types of cookies do we use?  

  • Strictly necessary cookiesThese cookies ensure that our website functions properly, by ensuring basic functionalities and security features of the
  • Functionality cookiesThese cookies collect data to allow us to remember your preferences when visiting our website. They record information
    about choices you’ve made on our website, such as language, which helps to provide a more personalised experience.  
  • Performance/analytics cookiesThese cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website, allowing us to improve our content and services.  

Within these three categories, cookies are classified as either “session” or “persistent” cookies. Session cookies are
only temporarily stored on the device used to access our website and are not retained after the closure of the browser window. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s device for a longer period (see further below), typically until they expire, or the user deletes them. 

A detailed overview of the cookies we use  

First party cookiesThese cookies are associated with the domain of the page being visited, i.e., the DIDYMOS-XR project website. These cookies
are controlled by us and are related to the plug-ins that provide different functions for our website, such as Matomo Analytics for WordPress.

Third party cookies: These cookies are placed on our website by third parties with a different domain name. Third-party cookies are placed by the external social media profiles on our website, such as Twitter and LinkedIn.

How can I control cookies?  

Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your web browser. You can set your browser preferences to decline cookies and delete them whenever you like. You have the right to choose which cookies you approve, but please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. 

Changes to this cookie policy  

The DIDYMOS-XR consortium may change this policy to reflect changes in legal frameworks and in our practices and services. We
suggest that from time to time you visit this policy for updates. This cookie policy was last updated 19/07/23. 

Further Information  

We suggest consulting the ‘Help’ section of your browser for more information.