Please read this cookie policy carefully before using Fortissimo project website ( operated by Fortissimo project consortium (considered under Grant Agreement No 951745).

What are cookies?

Cookies are simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, and some digits and numbers.

How do cookies work?

Cookies can be divided into two major categories, with many subsets of:

  • Session cookies stay on a browser and retain your information until it is closes. When a new browser window is opened, the same user is treated as a new visitor and must input their login credentials.
  • Persistent cookies have a designated lifespan and remain in a browser until the period elapses or the cookie is manually deleted. Websites that use persistent cookies will remember users even after they close a browser. Persistent cookies enable features such as persistent shopping carts, which retain products added to cart between sessions.

 What types of cookies do we know?

  • Necessary cookies
    Necessary cookies allow to offer webpage visitor the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through website and using its features. For example, these cookies recognize that visitor has created an account and has logged into that account.
  • Functionality cookies
    Functionality cookies allow operating the site in accordance with the choices visitors make. Here are listed cookies from partner services such as: LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, etc. These cookies allow the use of plug-ins and functions on this site that are linked to social networks and other platforms.
  • Analytical cookies
    These cookies enable page manager and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how page visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help to improve visitor´s user experience of the website.
  • Marketing cookies
    Marketing cookies allow visitors to customize advertising messages based on their personal interests, which are determined by visitors´ previous use and browsing history on one or more devices. Once visitor has given his consent, advertising providers will associate his web and app browsing history with his accounts he is currently signed in to on one or more of his devices (e.g., Google Accounts, LinkedIn, etc.). If visitor has this cookie set enabled, Google Analytics collects advertising IDs that are temporarily associated with our Google Analytics data in order to identify and create target groups for the promotion of ads on various devices. The collection of data collected in visitors´s Google Account data is based solely on visitor´s consent, which he may provide or withdraw from Google. For data collection that is not aggregated in visitor´s Google Account (for example, because he does not have a Google Account or has objected to it), the data collection is based on visitor´s consent.

Which cookies are used on Fortissimo project website?

On this website, only necessary cookies are used by default. Visitor can consent other cookies. Depending on visitor´s cookies choice, chosen cookies will be loaded. 




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These are Fortissimo project own cookies that are necessary for optimal functioning of the website

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Between one month and two years, one cookie is an exception and expires in 18 years.

The cookies are served by Google Custom Search, which is the search engine used by Cookies are used for anonymous data collection and reporting of the navigation trough the site without identifying individual visitors.

These cookies are intended for storing user’s settings in the search engine, for advertising and for analysing the use of the search engine recorded by Google for its purposes. See more here:

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Google maps

Between 6 months and 2 years

Cookies are used to follow the number of users and to track their behaviour on Google Maps.



Between the end of the session to one year

LinkedIn use cookies and similar technologies to recognize visitor when he visits LinkedIn Services. More:

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Between one day and two years, one cookie for language set-up (lang) is persistent 

The cookies are served by the Twitter plug-in, which is used for presenting releases from our Twitter account. These cookies are intended for identifying Twitter users, for advertising and for analysing interaction with the plug-in (e.g. likes). Analytics is recorded with Google Analytics. See more here:

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Between the end of the session to 8 months

The cookies are served by the Youtube plug-in, which is used for embedding videos from our Youtube account. 

These cookies store your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. YSC cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video. See more:


How to delete cookies?

If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by this website, you can do so through your browser setting.
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Information on the use of cookies in browsers of mobile phones and instructions how to reject or delete them can be found in the manual of your mobile phone.

Contacting us
If you have any questions about this policy or our use of cookies, you can contact us: .