The current policy is intended to inform you why we use "Cookies", what they do and what choices you have regarding their usage.
What are cookies and how we use them?
Cookies are small text files that are transferred by our website and stored by the browser you use on your computer or mobile device (tablet, smartphone, etc.). Cookies allow us to identify your device and assess its behavior in order to make the navigation through our website easier and friendlier to its visitors. Cookies do not harm your device and do not contain any viruses.
Тhere are two types of cookies according to their duration (lifespan) - temporary (session) and persistent (permanent) cookies.
- Session cookies are temporarily stored on your computer when you visit our site and are then deleted when you close the browser.
- Persistent (Permanent) cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for a longer period of time.
The cookies on our website do not store any personally identifiable information such as name(s) and address. The information collected by cookies includes general information about your computer settings, your device, your internet connection, IP address. We store cookies on your device only with your consent, except for the cookies required for the operation of our website.
If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can opt-out by setting your internet browser to warn you before accepting a cookie or to reject cookies when your internet browser alerts you of their presence. You could also reject all cookies by setting up your internet browser disable them.
Note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabled cookies will also typically disable certain features of our website.
Most web browsers have cookies enabled by default but these can be disabled easily. More information about how you can manage cookies via your browser settings is provided below in “How to Control or Delete Cookies?” section of this document.
According their origin, cookies are classified as first-party cookies which are set by the same website the user is visiting, and third-party cookies which are created by a website other than the one being visited and they collect information to provide visitors with their own services or track users on the third-party site.
Cookies used on the website labatscience.com /labatonline.com/:
|PHPSESSID||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly necessary||At end of session|
|__cfduid||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information. The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly necessary|
|__txu||Cookie for website monitoring, domain name and Internet protocol address, and compile aggregate data for statistical purposes to improve our content and services and administer our Website. This is an HTTP cookie.||12 months|
For the purpose of continuous functional optimization and maximum user-friendliness, we also use Google Analytics web analytics services. The data used for this purpose is exclusively of a non-personal nature.
Links to third-party websites
Our site include links to the websites of third parties (government bodies, publishers, partners, advertisers, etc.). Links to third-party websites on this site are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you will leave this site and will be transferred to websites which have been and will continue to be designed and supplied by third parties. We have not reviewed all the content nor the design, functions, etc., of these sites. Please note that these websites have their own privacy and cookies policies. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. If you choose to access any of the third-party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
In addition, if you linked to this site from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
How to Control or Delete Cookies?
Your browser notifies you when or if it receives cookies on your first visit. This way you can accept or reject cookies. Your browser can be set to restrict, block or delete all cookies.
Remember that changes to your browser which deactivate the function of cookies may prevent the website to function properly.
The links listed below allow you to find easily information on how to manage or disable cookies in some of the main browsers in use:
Internet Explorer Cookies Settings: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-managecookies
Firefox Cookies Settings: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Safari Web Cookies Settings: https://support.apple.com/bg-bg/guide/safari/manage-cookies-andwebsite-data-sfri11471/mac and for iOS: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
For any other browser: Please check the support page of the browser you are using. If you are using different devices to visit and access the website (e.g. computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) you must make sure that every browser on every device is set to comply with your preferences as regards cookies. In order to delete cookies from the browser of your smartphone/tablet, please refer to the device’s instructions for use.