LIPID MAPS Lipidomics Gateway Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. When you revisit the website later or visit a different webpage a copy of the cookie file is sent to the website. The information stored in a cookie has many uses, the most common being tracking which pages users to a website are visiting, remembering your preferences or settings, and keeping you logged in to an account. We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site.



How we use cookies

Like most interactive websites our site uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you, for example, by measuring how many people are using our website, so they can be made easier to use and to ensure there is enough capacity for analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website so we can make it better.

Session Cookies

When you visit our website, the things you do while you’re here are called a session. A cookie is set on your device so that the website can remember information you’ve given us as you move from page to page. Without session cookies, multi-page forms (for example) would not work.

Usage statistics

As you use our website, data about your visit is sent to Google Analytics so that we know how many people are using it. Google Analytics also sets cookies on your device so that it can associate multiple page visits with the same visitor.

Social media cookies

LIPID MAPS has a Twitter account @LipidMaps and uses cookie technology. You can control how Twitter collects and shares data by opting out at https://twitter.com/personalization. For more information, please see the Twitter Privacy Policy https://twitter.com/en/privacy.

Managing and blocking cookies

You can change the settings in your browser software to manage individual cookies or block cookies altogether. However, if you edit your browser's cookie settings, you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site. You may also wish to visit AboutCookies.org for comprehensive information on how to block cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Changes to this cookie notice

We may change this cookie notice from time to time. It is advised that you check the policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version.