What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that holds a certain amount of data, that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Cookies are often used to remember information about preferences and pages a person has visited. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.

How BigHPC uses cookies?

The BigHPC project uses cookies to constantly improve your browsing experience on the website.

The cookies we use do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer. We want our website to be informative, and as user-friendly as possible, and cookies help us to achieve that goal.

By using the BigHPC’s website, you agree to the use of cookies and other technologies as set out in this policy. We appreciate some users may like more individual control over their visit to our website and can adjust their settings accordingly. You can read all about this in the section below “How to control and delete cookies”.

Google Analytics may also place cookies on your machine. Please read their privacy policies to ensure that you’re comfortable with how they use cookies.

Social media third party cookies

To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video or photo content from other social media websites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The BigHPC project has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

We also offer a “share page” widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on the following sites: Twitter, LinkedIn. These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their service. The BigHPC project has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

How to control and delete cookies

The BigHPC project will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about users. However, you should choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, be aware that will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.

More information

If you are still looking for more information, you can contact us through our email at info.bighpc@wavecom.pt.