Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

This Policy relates to the RADICAL main website, (hereinafter: “the website”). Our website uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. We use cookies to deliver and maintain this website, to create the best experience for you when using it.

We need your permission to store and access cookies on your computer or mobile device. Certain cookies, however, are essential (Strictly Necessary) to the proper functioning of our website and therefore don’t require your consent.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your computer or mobile device.

4. Cookies

4.1. Strictly necessary (functional) cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences are remembered. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website. We may place these cookies without your consent. These cookies should be enabled all the time.

Placed functional cookie:

  • “moove_gdpr_popup” cookie – This is a 1st party cookie set by GDPR Cookie Compliance Plugin. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and accept/change cookie settings. It enables the website not to show the cookie information notice more than once to a user. The cookie is set to expire after 1 year and contains no personal information.

4.2. Statistics cookies

Statistics cookies are used to optimize the website experience for the users. With these cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. We use Google Analytics for our website statistics. Please read the  Google Analytics privacy policy.

Placed statistics cookies:

  • “_ga” cookie – This is a 1st party cookie and it is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
  • “_ga_X6W6J5SVKM” cookie – This is a 1st party pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _ga cookie. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

We explicitly ask for your permission to place these analytical cookies.

4.3. Cookies from embedded content

On our website we have included content from other websites: social media from Twitter ( and YouTube (, a RADICAL mailing list sign-up form from Mailchimp ( and an air quality map from the European Environment Agency ( These embeds work using pieces of code coming from themselves. This code places cookies, which also can store and process certain information.

Please read the privacy statements of these websites ( YouTube privacy policyTwitter privacy policyMailchimp privacy policy,   European Environment Agency privacy policy), which can change regularly, to check what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies.

We explicitly ask for your permission to place these additional cookies.

5. Cookie consent and cookie settings

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Accept all cookies” or “Save settings” you consent to us using the categories of cookies you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy.

If you click the “Close” button in the pop-up, this will  hide the pop-up for the duration of the current browsing session, cookies will not be set and the pop-up will appear again when you visit our website next time . 

You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

You can change the cookie settings any time using the “Change cookie settings” button floating on the left on each page of our website.

6. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies manually from the browser

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

7. Changes to Cookie Policy

We can change this Cookie Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Cookie Policy, we will post the changed Cookie Policy on the website.

Update Sept 2022: Added a mailing list sign-up form for the RADICAL newsletter, generated by Mailchimp. This Cookie Policy has been updated accordingly.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall  Privacy Policy.

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