What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
In most cases they don’t contain personally identifiable data. On certain websites, including registration pages, recruitment pages and questionnaires, you may be asked to provide additional information, such as an email address.
Which cookies do we use?
Cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking a link. We use the following types of cookies:
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users|
Used to throttle request rate
|_gid||1 day||Used to distinguish users|
|__utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv||23 days||Various cookies used by Google analytics to determine whether the session is new, or to distinguish sessions and users. Read more about their usage and policy here.|
|Drupalb01_443||End of session||Allows Drupal to more efficiently perform operations to enhance the user experience.|
|Drupalb01_80||End of session||Allows Drupal to more efficiently perform operations to enhance the user experience.|
|DRUPAL_LB_PROD_HTTP_ID||End of session||Allows Drupal to more efficiently perform operations to enhance the user experience.|
|Inveniosession, inveniosessionstub, pkid.1373.b1ed, pkref.1373.b1ed, jwplayer.captionLabel||End of session||Used by the CDS multimedia library to track statistics and provide a better user experience, such as replaying a video from when you previously stopped watching.|
|cookieconsent_dismissed||1 year||Used to check whether the privacy statement was accepted or not|
|SimpleSAMLAuthToken, SimpleSAMLSessionID||1 year or until logged out||Used to distinguish the sessions of logged in users|
|_pk_id...||13 months||Used to distinguish users|
|_pk_ses...||30 minutes||Used to keep track of the current session|
|cerndrupal_prod_https, cerndrupal_prod_http||End of session||Used for load balancing|
|SSESSec...||End of session||Used to keep track of the current session for a logged in user|
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Read our full data privacy protection policy.