Cookie Notice

The Purpose of the Notice

This cookie notice is intended to detail the types of cookies used on your computer, tablet, or mobile device when you visit, our partner website. Please read this cookie notice very carefully to understand what cookies are set and what are the purposes of these cookies. This notice also explains how you can manage some of the uses.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed and stored on your computer, tablet, or mobile device when you visit a website to remember information about your visit. Cookies are widely used by the website owner to ensure that the website works correctly or to improve your navigation on the website. Cookies have many features such as remembering your login information or language preferences.

“Cookies” in this notice are broadly referred to as all the cookies and other online tracking technologies.

What is the difference between First-Party Cookies and Third-Party Cookies?

First-Party Cookies are cookies set up by the website owner (the company). Third-Party Cookies are cookies set by parties other than the website owner (third party services). Third-Party Cookies are set in order to provide statistics and personalized advertising. University of Iowa energy collaborative website contains both first and third-party cookies.

Third-Party Analytics Services

We may use web analytics services on our websites and digital platforms, such as Google Analytics. The service provider that administer the services use automated technologies to help us analyze the use of the websites anonymously. The information collected through these means (including IP address) may be disclosed to the analytic provider, and other relevant third parties who use the information to evaluate use of the websites. To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt out, please visit

List of Cookies

When you visit our website, the following cookies may be set and used by us or by third-party services:

Functional  Cookies

Functional Cookies are cookies strictly necessary to ensure certain parts of the website work properly and enable basic functions such as navigation and ensure the security and fraud detection on the website. Without these cookies, the website cannot work efficiently.

The functional cookies are also used to enable a website to remember your settings.

The “Consent” YouTube cookie is used to detect the state of the user consent on our website. This cookie is necessary to ensure compliance.

By visiting our website, you automatically consent to the use of these cookies. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.


Statistic Cookies

Statistic Cookies help the website owner to understand your interaction with the website in order to optimize your online experience. These statistical reports allows us to get insights in the usage of our website through anonymously measure and analyzing the audience for our site’s content (volume of visits, the dates of the first and more recent visit, etc.) in order to improve its functionality.

These cookies may record unique ID per visitor used to generate anonymous statistical reports and all the information from these cookies are anonymized.

Third-Party Marketing Cookies

Third-Party Marketing Cookie(s) may be set and used on our website by and when we use their services.

Please note that we have no marketing intent on this website. Therefore, we do not set or use cookies on the website for advertising and marketing purposes. We only use cookies for functional and statistical purposes as described previously. However, our third-party service provider Google Analytics may set cookies when we implement and use its services on our website for statistical purposes. Therefore, we might have the “ads/ga-audiences cookie” set on the website and used by Google to optimize the relevance of advertisement.

In addition, we do use YouTube service on our website to enable access to our videos, which may result in the set of cookies on our website. YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

Another cookie named “_utmvc” has been identified in the third-party marketing category, however we have no marketing intent behind this cookie.



How to manage the cookies?

How to manage the cookies through the Cookie Consent Banner?

When you first visit our websites, a Cookie Consent Banner will be deployed at the bottom of the page to allow you to select your privacy preferences. You can give or withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on “Manage Consent” in the right-hand corner of the page or define your choice according to cookie’s purpose by clicking on “View preferences”. By clicking on “Accept”, you consent to all cookies for functional and statistical purposes, as well as third party cookies for their marketing purposes, being stored on your device. By clicking on “Deny”, you refuse all optional cookies. Please be aware that only the Functional Cookies strictly necessary for the proper use of our websites will remain active.

After install the GPC, if you enable the inspector, you can reload the site after having seen the Cookie Consent Banner and you will see that the banner no longer appears. Doing this tells the browser that globally you reject all cookies and therefore the banner is not displayed.

Please be also aware that refusing all cookies automatically excludes the sale and sharing of personal information through cookies and that you do no need to complete the interactive form available in the opt out preferences page via the “do not sell my personal information” link.

Updates To This Notice

We may update this Notice, without prior notice to you, from time to time in response to changing legal, technical, or business matters.

Contact Information

If you have any questions related to the cookie notice, please contact the Data Privacy Officer of ENGIE North America at the address