Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Blockchain Alliance Europe uses and protects any information that you give us when using our website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. All information provided by you will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Privacy Policy may be changed, revised or amended by Blockchain Alliance Europe by posting the changes in Privacy and Cookie Policy section that can be found at the bottom of page. You are advised to periodically visit this page to review the current Privacy and Cookie Policy.

Collected Information

Blockchain Alliance Europe may collect the following information:

  • Contact information including, but not limited to your email address.
  • Demographic information such as postal code, age, gender, preferences and interests.
  • Other information relevant to user segmentation.

We also aggregate information on what blockchainalliance.si visitors (whether logged into the Service or not) access while browsing the website.

However, you are the one in control of our possibility to collect and retain your personal information. You may contact us to delete any/all of your personal information and you can completely delete your account at any time. In the case of account deletion, all your personal information will be deleted in 14 days.

Use of Information

We use collected information for general purposes, such as Services provision, identification and authentication, Services improvement, contact, internal record keeping and research.

The information we collect is not distributed, sold or leased to third parties for commercial purposes, except to provide Services you’ve requested or for other purposes when we have your permission or when we are obliged to do so. We may also use your personal information to send you promotional information about new Services, features, special offers or information about third parties which we think you may find interesting. We are obliged to disclose personally identifiable information to take action regarding any illegal activities, or as otherwise required by law.

Blockchainalliance.si may contain links to other sites on the Internet which are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that Blockchain Alliance Europe shall not be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy and Cookie Policy.

Cookie Policy

This site, like many others, uses small files of letters and numbers, called cookies, to help us customise your experience and to enhance the website's performance and functionality. Find out more about what cookies are, which cookies are used on Blockchain Alliance Europe websites, how you can control them and how you can switch certain types of cookies off. If it does not provide the information you were looking for or you have any further questions about the use of cookies on Blockchain Alliance Europe websites, please email us on info@blockchainalliance.si.

What Are Cookies and How Do We Use Them?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer or mobile device. They allow websites to store data such as, for instance, user preferences. By placing cookies in the browser, we provide website and service functionality, and recognise you when you visit our site again and respond appropriately. With cookies, we can also increase the level of personalisation and enhance the interactive functionality. Some cookies only remain on your device as long as you keep your browser (session) active, while others remain on your device for a longer period of time (permanent/persistent).

We use different types of cookies: session cookies, permanent or persistent cookies, first-party and third-party cookies. Session cookies are stored in the browser’s memory temporarily, and are deleted when you close your browser. Permanent cookies have a longer lifespan (lifespan of 1 minute to 2 years), and are automatically deleted after the pre-specified period. Cookies that are used for various researches on the user’s behaviour, can be used by us directly (first-party cookies) or by our business partners (third-party cookies). For a much more detailed description of cookies and a list of them see the "Cookie list" below.

Furthermore, Blockchain Alliance Europe websites use cookies for different purposes:

  • Technical cookies are used to show you our website and to make it function correctly. These cookies are strictly necessary for our website to function properly.
  • Performance cookies are used for three different purposes.
    • Functional cookies: are used to remember your preferences (for example, your language and searches). Functional cookies are not strictly necessary for website to work, but they enhance your experience on Blockchain Alliance Europe website.
    • Analytical cookies: are used to collect insight into the way users interact with our website. With these cookies we can optimize and improve the website, also to ensure it stays interesting and relevant.
    • Commercial cookies: are used for displaying personalised advertisements on various websites (also called third-party cookies) and sharing content from our website on social media.

Cookie List

Cookie NameCookie TypeExpirationDescription
_gatperformance cookie1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate (Google Analytics).
_gaperformance cookie2 yearsUsed to distinguish users (Google Analytics).
_gidperformance cookie1 minuteUsed to distinguish users (Google Analytics).
ARRAffinitytechnical cookiewhen browser closesAzure Affinity session cookie (used for load balancing).
langtechnical cookie2 yearsselected language
PHPSESSIDtechnical cookiewhen browser closesPHP session cookie

How Can I Manage the Use of Cookies?

You can manage the cookie storage in your device browser at any time.

Your cookie settings:

These cookies are required for basic site functionality and are, therefore, always enabled. Technical cookies are used to show you our website and to make it function correctly.

This group of cookies contains functional cookies, which are used to remember your site preferences, analytical cookies, which are used to collect an insight into the way users interact with our website, and commercial cookies, which are used to display personalised advertisements on various websites and share content from our website on social media. In some cases, these cookies involve the processing of your personal data.

It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of some features of Blockchain Alliance Europe website services, and we might not be able to provide some features you have previously chosen to receive.
The Privacy and Cookie Policy may be updated from time to time, so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to Blockchain Alliance Europe.
If you want to delete all cookies that are stored in your browser, see the information below (How Can I Delete Cookies).
You can always manage your decision by visiting "Privacy and Cookie Policy" at the bottom of the page.

How Can I Delete Cookies?

The consent you have given to store and read cookies can be withdrawn at any time by setting your browser to disable cookies and/or to remove all cookies from your browser.

It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of some features of Blockchain Alliance Europe website services, and we might not be able to provide some features you have previously chosen to receive.

This Cookies Policy may be updated from time to time, so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to Blockchain Alliance Europe.

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