Cookie Notice

What are cookies?

Like most other websites, ours uses cookies and similar technologies. A cookie is just a simple text file which contains an identifier used to store basic information and settings relating to your device and preferences.

To learn more about cookies, please visit If you don't want to receive cookies, you can set your browser to notify you when you receive one, then choose to decline it.

How do EDF Europe use cookies?

The first time you visit the EDF Europe website via a particular device (e.g. your laptop or mobile), we will provide a clear on-screen notification about our cookies and give you the choice if you accept them, decline them or find out more. If you accept we will place the relevant cookies on your device. The next time you visit the website, your device will check to find the relevant cookies and, if your device has them, it sends the cookie information back to the website.

Cookies are really useful because they allow our website to 'recognise' you via your device and recall your settings and preferences from previous visits. This helps us in a number of ways, explained below.

Which cookies do we use?

We don't actually use many cookies. The cookies used by EDF Europe and our service providers (e.g. Google) are explained in the table below.

Name of cookie Owner & Details Duration Purpose for the cookie
Category: Necessary
Cookie preference EDF Europe 100 days This cookie records that you have given consent to the use of cookies on our site. This enables us to prevent the display of pop-up notifications about our cookie policy on your subsequent visits.
Category: Statistical
Google Analytics Google

24 hours
1 minute
2 years
30 days
The Google Analytics cookie gathers information for us about how people browse around our website. This information is used only to create anonymised reports about the onsite behaviour of our visitors in general. For example, how many visitors we've had, which countries they came from, which pages are most popular, how long they stayed on each page, and so on.

These reports provide useful information which helps us to manage the website and improve our users' experience of the site. For more information on Google Analytics, click here or read Google's information about 'Safeguarding your data'

Your right to manage cookies

Most modern browsers allow you to manage the cookies saved on your device. For example, you may wish to accept all cookies or reject cookies. If you wish you can check the cookie controls in your browser.