Like most web pages the websites of Ideas Factory Association (https://ideasfactorybg.org/, https://ideasfactorybg.org/baba-residence/, http://empatheast.ideasfactorybg.org/ and https://ideasfactorybg.org/social-innovation-challenge/) are using cookies in order to work properly and to be handy and useful.
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What types of cookies are we using and what for?
Our websites are using the following types of cookies:
- Functionality cookies (serving to make the website easy to use and corresponding to the individual preferences of the users): We use a cookie, which saves your language preferences (pll_language).
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