FEBS NETWORK – COOKIES
The names of the cookies used on this FEBS Network site (using a Zapnito platform) and the purposes for which these cookies are used are set out in the table below and include:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Information on individual cookies:
|Cookie||Purpose and Duration|
|Cookies with suffix _session||Description: used by the Zapnito platform to identify who you are. Assigned when you log in, this keeps you logged in to the site so you don’t have to constantly re-enter your username and password. This isn’t set unless you are a registered user. Expiration: when the browsing session ends.|
|__utmc||Description: Google Analytics cookie, not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Expiration: End of browser session.|
|Cookies with consent_ prefix||Description: Consent cookies to allow the Zapnito platform to keep track of which types of cookies you consent to. Expiration: when the browsing sessions ends.|
|Cookies with cf_ prefix||Description: Cookies provided by our web application firewall and content delivery network provider Cloudflare. For full description please see https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-Understanding-the-Cloudflare-Cookies|
|Cookies with aj_ prefix||Description: Used by the Zapnito platform to identify who you are. Set for interoperability with Segment.|
|Local storage||Description: HTML5 local storage used by the Zapnito platform to store local data to improve performance of the website to improve the experience of using the site.
You can reset your cookie preferences by visiting https://network.febs.org/change-cookies/. Clicking on this link will redirect you to the site’s homepage, from where you will be able to reselect your cookie preferences. Alternatively, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.