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To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

When a user access for the first time the OLAF website, the language’s setting of the visitor’s browser is detected and a script redirects the visitor to the corresponding language version of the website. Cookies are used to store the language configuration for the next visits.

These cookies are not essential. They are first-party persistent cookies. They are only intended to remember user’s language preferences.

The cookie-related information is controlled by the website.  These cookies are only used for the purpose described above.

If the user does not want cookies, he/her should configure his/her browser to prevent cookies being installed. 

Do we use other cookies?

Some of our pages or subsites may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.