Cookie Notice


WONCA Association (hereinafter — “WONCA”) processes personal data that are collected when using this Website, such as your IP address, browser type, the number of times you visited the Website and the pages that you visited. These personal data are obtained with the help of cookies.  



A cookie is a text file that is installed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by a Website's server when you consult a Website. The use of cookies makes it possible to recognize visitors’ browsers, with the aim of remembering information about you. It usually contains the name of the server that placed the cookie as well as a unique code which makes it possible for your browser to be recognized when you visit the Website. It allows us to retain certain settings, such as your language choice, to make your visit to the Website faster and easier. Certain cookies can be placed by a third party, for example Google Analytics for measuring the use of the Website. If you do not want a Website to place cookies on your computer, you can change the settings of your browser. This is explained further in the next section. 



If you choose to disable cookies, you can do so in your browser:

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome



You can also choose whether to accept certain cookies while browsing the Website (See Cookie Consent Banner).

Keep in mind that disabling cookies may result in certain graphic elements or applications on the Website working less well. WONCA does everything necessary to guarantee the proper functioning of the Website. Certain elements of the Website, however, may require the use of cookies (e.g. shopping cart).



4.1 How long are cookies stored?

Temporary cookies
Temporary cookies are only temporarily stored in your browser (usually expire by the end of the session or after 24 hours).  

Permanent cookies
Permanent cookies remain on your computer or mobile device, even if you close the browser. Permanent cookies make it possible to recognize you during subsequent visits to the Website. Permanent cookies remain on your device until their end date is reached, until a new cookie is installed, or until you delete them in your settings of your browser.

4.2 Who places and manages cookies?

First-party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that WONCA manages and that are specific to the visited or used online service.

Third party cookies
Third party cookies are cookies that are managed and placed by a third party on our Website. These cookies are likely to be analytical or performance cookies (e.g. analytics website reporting). Neither WONCA nor third parties make use of targeting or/and advertising cookies on the Website.

4.3 Types of cookies that we are using

Strictly necessary cookies 
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to browse the Website and use its features. They are usually set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as, logging in, filling in forms or ordering goods on our Website. Strictly necessary cookies among others enable you to log-in securely and to store information on how far you are through your order on the Website. 

Functionality cookies
These cookies enable the Website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our Website (e.g. with regard to translation function, Share and Call function). If you do not allow these cookies, some elements of the Website may be unavailable. 

Performance cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Website.