Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.
 
A cookie is a file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. Most websites use them and they are generally harmless. When you revisit the website later or visit a different webpage a copy of the cookie file is sent to the website.
 
Cookies can be used to store information and have many uses. With the most common being tracking, remembering your details or settings, and to keep you logged in to an account.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which 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.

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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
  • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website so we can make it better.
 
The cookies we use
Here is the table of cookies we use on our site. This website contains links to and from third-party sites. This policy only covers use of cookies on this site. You should consult privacy and cookie policies on third-party sites before you submit any personal data. The Babraham Institute is not responsible for any cookies that may be set by third party websites that are linked to from pages on www.babraham.ac.uk.
 
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Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, our website won’t work properly.


Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for instance, which pages you visit most often and if you get any error messages from those pages. Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that we provide a fast service that is available when you want it. You may wish to visit Google’s Privacy Center.


Social media cookies

The Babraham Institute has a Twitter account (@BabrahamInst) and a Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TheBabrahamInstitute). Both Twitter and Facebook use cookie technology. For more information, please see the Twitter Privacy Policy and Facebook Privacy Policy.
 
To be removed until we have complied in all embedded video clips (MH) We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.


There is an unlisted cookie here?

As our website uses a content management system and added third-party plugins it can sometimes be difficult for us to notice every single cookie being used, especially after software updates.
If you do notice a cookie that slips past us or have a question about cookies then please contact us.


How can I disable or block cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which 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. We recommend visiting your browser help section to find out more about managing cookies. 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.
Third party cookies opt-out
Some cookies are used and provided by third-party sources. While we might not use all of them, here are the main links you can use to opt-out should you wish.


Do not track me!

Do not track is an up and coming feature in web browsers which allows you to tell websites that you do not want to be tracked. While not all websites currently use this you can find out more how to set it up on your browser from the following websites.