When you visit our website, we use cookies for web session management and authentication and also for web browser security. Cookies are small text files sent by a website server and stored on your device (such as a computer, table or phone). The cookies are also implemented to ensure a proper technical functioning of the website, and they help us store user preferences and track usage trends on an aggregated basis. For this reason, we may collect some data on your browsing experience, such as your IP address, browser type, language and screen size, the page you visited, the time and date of the visit and the website page you were redirected from.

This information is used to gather aggregated and anonymous statistics with a view to improving our services and your user experience. None of the cookies require your consent. The collection, aggregation and anonymisation of this data are performed in the data centre of the CPVO under adequate security measures.

Our website also complies with the “Do Not Track” option. If you enable the DNT option in your web browser, we will respect your choice and your browsing experience on our website will not be tracked for our anonymised statistics. Instructions on how to activate this option can be found below: