KTU cookies policy

Cookies notification

This is to notify you that this website is using the technologies that ensure the proper operation of the website or monitor and analyse the behaviour of the website’s visitors during browsing.

 

General provisions

A cookie is a small text file sent by the website to your network browser when you browse and saved in your device. Therefore, the website can “remember” your actions and preferences for some time (for example, your registration name, font size and other view options) so that you would not have to enter them each time you visit the website.

The websites use first-party and/or third-party cookies. According to their function, the cookies are classified as follows:

  • Necessary cookies. These cookies activate the main browsing or access functions of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  • Functional or technical cookies. Dėl šių slapukų svetainė įsimena informaciją, nuo kurios priklauso jos veikimas ir išvaizda, pavyzdžiui, lankytojo pasirinkta kalba arba regionas, kuriame jis yra.The website used these cookies to memorise the information essential for its performance and appearance, for example, the language selected by the visitor or the region of the visitor’s location. The website cannot function without these cookies.
  • Statistical or analytical cookies. These cookies collect anonymous information and submit its reports that allow the website owner to learn how the visitors use the website.
  • Marketing or advertising cookies. These cookies are used by many websites to track visitors aiming to provide them with customised advertisements. They also limit the number of displayed advertisements and enable to assess the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Usually, these are the third-party cookies.

naudojami lankytojams sekti daugelyje svetainių tam, kad būtų galima pateikti jiems pritaikytus reklaminius skelbimus. Jie taip pat riboja rodomų reklamų skaičių ir padeda įvertinti reklaminių kampanijų efektyvumą. Tai dažniausiai trečiųjų šalių reklamuotojų slapukai.

According to their validity term, the cookies are classified as session and persistent cookies.

According to the location of their creation, there are two types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies – created on the website you are visiting;
  • Third-party cookies – created on other websites. These websites own certain content on the website you are visiting, for example, ads or images.

Trackers are a type of cookies that send the report on the website visitor’s browsing and his/her IP address to the third-party database for analysis, usually for marketing purposes.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • For the website to recognise you and remember your settings and preferences;
  • To analyse your actions on the website to constantly improve its performance.

We do not use cookies to identify you. Our website uses cookies only for the purposes specified herein.

Which cookies do we use?

The following cookies are used on our website:

NameCategoryDescriptionActivation timeValidity termUsed data
_gatNecessary cookieIt throttles request rate - limits the collection of data on high traffic websites.At the time of the visitUntil the closing of the window-
_gaFunctional cookieIt identifies unique visitors.During each new visit to the website2 yearsRandomly generated identification number.
_gidFunctional cookieThis cookie is used to distinguish users.During each new visit to the website1 dayUser’s browsing habits/path.
NIDFunctional cookieIt creates the user’s usage profile and displays customised advertisements.At the time of the visit6 monthsRandomly generated identification number that collects the history of language settings and the set number of search results.
PHPSESSIDNecessary cookieThis session ID cookie is used for the insurance of the website’s functionality (for example, return to the last position of a list).At the time of the visitUntil the closing of the website’s windowUnique ID
__cfduidFunctional cookieIt speeds up the loading of the website.At the time of the first visit1 yearRandomly generated identification number.
_hjIncludedInSampleFunctional cookieThis cookie lets Hotjar determine if the visitor is included.At the time of the first visitUntil the closing of the website’s window-
_hjidFunctional cookieIt creates a unique ID for each visitor.At the time of the first visitUntil the end of the closing of the windowRandomly generated identification number.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEFunctional cookieThis cookie allows to include YouTube videos.At the time of the first visit1 yearRandomly generated identification number.
YSCFunctional cookieThis cookie allows to include YouTube videos.At the time of the first visitUntil the end of the closing of the windowRandomly generated identification number.
GPSFunctional cookieThis cookie creates a unique ID for each visitor.At the time of the first visit1 hour-
CONSENTMarketing cookieThis cookie is used to collect the user’s usage profile.At the time of the visit18 yearsUnique ID
IDEMarketing cookieThis cookie is used to show advertisements.At the time of the visit1 yearUnique ID
_fbpMarketing cookieIt helps to select and offer a targeted advertisement to the user.At the time of the visit3 monthsRandomly generated identification number.
frMarketing cookieIt helps to show the most precisely customised advertisement to the user.At the time of the visit3 monthsUnique ID
ATNMarketing cookieIt stores which advertisements the user has watched.At the time of the visitUnique ID
_gcl_auMarketing cookieThis cookie is responsible for Google AdSense. It helps to select and offer a targeted advertisement to the user.At the time of the first visit3 monthsIdentification number
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgressAnalytical cookieThis cookie is used to calculate how many times different users visited the website by assigning the ID to each user so that the same user would not be registered twice.At the time of the visitRandomly generated identification number.
MoodleSessionNecessary cookieIt is only used after the login to the Moodle. This cookie helps the Moodle to remember your user name when you browse the pages and provides consistency.At the time of the visitUntil the end of the closing of the windowUnique ID
SERVERIDNecessary cookieThis cookie ensures the integrity of the website’s functionality (assigns the user to the specific server of the website).At the time of the visitRandomly generated identification number.
SimpleSAMLSessionIDNecessary cookieThis cookie lets the websites know that you have authentication on this website.At the time of the visitUnique ID
device_dataNecessary cookieThis cookie determines the type of device.At the time of the visitUnique ID
PRODUCTHISTORYNecessary cookieThis cookie remembers the shopping card history or the list of selected things.At the time of the visitUnique ID
_gat_gtag_UA_38470535_2Necessary cookieThis cookie is used to throttle request rate.At the time of the visitRandomly generated identification number.
currencyFunctional cookieThis cookie memorises the selected currency.At the time of the first visitUnique ID
languageFunctional cookieThis cookie memorises the selected language.At the time of the first visitUnique ID
_dc_gtm_UA-10980043-41Marketing cookieThis cookie collects information about the behaviour of the users on the website; it is used for the optimisation and submission of the offers on the other websites.At the time of the first visit1 minUnique ID
vuidFunctional cookieThis cookie enables the use of Vimeo player on the websites.At the time of the visitRandomly generated identification number.
pum-16981Necessary cookieThis cookie ensures a smooth performance of pop-up forms, their opening, closing and saving of the provided information in them.At the time of the visit1 hourUnique ID
_gclxxxxFunctional cookieIt is Google conversion tracking cookie.At the time of the visitRandomly generated identification number.
browserupdateorgNecessary cookieIt is used by the “Cloudflare” content network for the identification of trusted web traffic.At the time of the visit7 daysRandomly generated identification number.
aistrack
uidFunctional cookieThis cookie creates a unique identifier used for the website’s analytical purposes.At the time of the visit2 monthsUnique ID
C_userFunctional cookieIt saves the user’s Facebook session.At the time of the first visit3 monthsFacebook user’s ID
datrFunctional cookieIt enables the protection of the Facebook user’s account.Each new visit2 yearsSaves the user’s ID
dprFunctional cookieThis Facebook cookie is used to identify the user.At the time of the visit3 monthsUnique ID
frFunctional cookieThis cookie is used by FacebookAt the time of the first visit3 monthsRandomly generated identification code
sbFunctional cookieThis cookie is used by FacebookAt the time of the first visit2 yearsRandomly generated identification code
spinFunctional cookieThis cookie is used by FacebookAt the time of the first visit1 dayRandomly generated identification code
xsFunctional cookieThis cookie consists of several partsAt the time of the first visit1 yearThe cookie saving the following information: session number; session code
wdFunctional cookieThis cookie saves the measurements of the user’s browser windowAt the time of the first visit1 weekMeasurements of the user’s browser window
localeFunctional cookieIt memorises the selected language.At the time of the visit1 weekUnique ID
APISID / __Secure-APISIDMarketing cookieIt selects and offers a targeted advertisement to the user.At the time of the first visit5 monthsRandomly generated identification number.
HSID / __Secure-HSIDMarketing cookieIt creates the user’s usage profile.At the time of the first visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
LOGIN_INFOFunctional cookieThis cookie allows to include YouTube videos.At the time of the first visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
PREFFunctional cookieThis cookie allows to include YouTube videos.At the time of the first visit1 year.Randomly generated identification number.
SAPISIDMarketing cookieShows the customised advertisements according to the created user’s profile.At the time of the first visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
SIDFunctional cookieThis cookie manages the user’s sessions.At the time of the first visit2 years.-
SIDCCMarketing cookieIt saves information about the advertisements watched by the user.At the time of the first visit1 year.Randomly generated identification number.
SSID / __Secure-SSIDMarketing cookieIt creates and saves the user’s usage profile.At the time of the first visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
__Secure-3PAPISIDMarketing cookieAt the time of the visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
__Secure-3PSIDMarketing cookieIt creates the profile of the interests of the website users to show them personalised advertisements redirecting them back.At the time of the visit2 years.Randomly generated identification number.
 

Third-party services

For the optimisation of marketing notifications, we constantly use the analytical software Google Analytics from Google LLC. It enables tracking of behaviour online: the time spent on the website, the geographic location and the usage of the website. This information is collected by using the tracking pixels and/or cookies. The information received via the tracking pixels and/or cookies is anonymous and not linked to personal data. Google processes personal information in servers in various countries of the world. Personal information can be processed in the server located in a country other than the country of the user’s residence. We do not share this information with any third parties that could freely use it. If you disagree with the performance of this analysis, you can submit the refusal of your personal data processing here.

Since this website has an interface with the third-party communication channels Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube in which we upload the information about the University’s activities, the cookies of the data processors of these channels provide us with the aggregated statistics and insights into the manner of the visitors’ interaction with our posts, advertisements, this website, videos and other content in these social media.

To enable the visitors of our website to contact us more efficiently, we have installed the Messenger plugin controlled by Facebook.

More information on the third-party tracking technologies is available here:

Identifier of the cookie Description Moment of creation Validity term
Facebook and Messenger user monitoring technologies Facebook and Messenger user monitoring technologies are used for the user’s identification, the monitoring of his/her behaviour and the improvement of content. At the time of the visit More information about Facebook and Facebook Messenger cookies: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies
Instagram user monitoring technologies Instagram user monitoring technologies are used for the user’s identification, the monitoring of his/her behaviour and the provision of customised content. At the time of the visit More information about Instagram cookies: https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig
LinkedIn user monitoring technologies LinkedIn user monitoring technologies are used for the user’s identification, insurance of the security of his/her account, the monitoring of his/her behaviour and the provision of customised content, including the advertisement. At the time of the visit More information about LinkedIn cookies: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
YouTube user monitoring technologies YouTube user monitoring technologies are used for the monitoring of the behaviour of the users aiming to constantly improve and provide better customised content to the user. At the time of the visit More information about YouTube cookies: https://policies.google.com/privacy#footnote-cookies
 

How to control cookies?

You do not have to accept all cookies for the website to function, but if you do, your browsing will be easier. You can delete or block all the cookies except for the necessary ones; however, in this case, not all functions of the website may work as expected and you may have to set some options each time you visit our website.

Most of the browsers allow to:

  • check which cookies are saved and delete individual cookies;
  • block the third-party cookies;
  • block the cookies from specific websites;
  • block the sending of all cookies
  • delete all cookies when closing the browser.
 

How to opt-out of cookies?

You can opt-out of cookies on the main page of our website by resetting your cookies.

All modern internet browsers allow changing your cookie settings. Usually, they are available on the menu of your settings or internet options:

If you disagree with cookies to be saved in your computer or another device, you can undo your consent to use them by changing your settings or deleting the saved cookies. If you choose to delete cookies, do not forget that all your chosen options will be deleted as well. Moreover, if you block the cookies completely, most of the websites (including our website) will not function properly. Therefore, we do not recommend disabling the cookies when you are using our website.

 

Cookies notification versions

We regularly review the cookies used on our website and update this cookies notification if we need to inform you about the substantial changes in the user monitoring technologies used herein.
The latest update on this notification was on 01 08 2020.

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more or switch them off if you prefer. However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
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