D4Science Infrastructure Website Cookies Policy


This Cookies Policy forms part of our general Privacy Policy. You can read the full Privacy Policy.

In common with most other websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to help us understand how people use the D4Science Infrastructure Website so that we can keep improving our Platform. We have created this Cookies Policy to provide you with clear and explicit information about the technologies that we use, and your choices when it comes to these technologies.

If you choose to use the Site without blocking or disabling cookies or opting out of other technologies, you will indicate your consent to our use of these cookies and other technologies and to our use (in accordance with this policy and the rest of our Privacy Policy) of any personal information that we collect using these technologies. If you do not consent to the use of these technologies, please be sure to block or disable them using your browser settings, the opt-out links identified in this policy, or the settings within our mobile apps.


What are cookies?


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These text files can be read by these websites and help to identify you when you return to a website. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer when you have gone offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to block and delete cookies, please visit  http://www.aboutcookies.org/.


D4Science Infrastructure Website Cookies


We use our own cookies to recognize you when you visit our website or use our apps. This means that you don't have to log in each time you visit, and we can remember your preferences and settings.


Third Party Cookies


In addition to our own cookies, we work with various reputable companies to help us analyse how the Platform is used, and to optimise our Website and Apps to deliver the best possible experience. The following companies help us achieve this through use of cookies:


Google Analytics


Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our website and our mobile site.  The information generated by these cookies (including your truncated IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your, and other users', use of our website, compiling reports for us on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Please note that Google only receives your truncated IP address. This is sufficient for Google to identify (approximately) the country from which you are visiting our sites or accessing our players, but is not sufficient to identify you, or your computer or mobile device, individually.

Google cookies are those beginning "__ut".

You can find more information here, including a link to  Google's privacy policy.