Last updated: March 07, 2019
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We use the following cookies:
- 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 Site and process identification of user sessions of ICOSID.
- 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 and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Security cookies. They are used to ensure and improve security of our SIte and your warrant your secure access to the Site.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Strictly necessary cookies||IcosId
|These cookies enable you to log into secure areas of our Site and enables us to process identification of user sessions of ICOSID.|
|Functionality cookies||Locale||This cookie is used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).|
|Security cookies||xsrf||This cookie is essential for our Site to improve its security and in particular prevent attacks on our Site.|
|This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.|
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