A cookie is a small text file that is sent automatically to your internet browser via a website. Using cookies, EMBO can gather and analyze information regarding the use of its websites. For instance, the domain name, the number of hits, pages visited, sites visited before/after and the length of time spent on the site. We use this information to improve our websites and to provide you with relevant information.
Types of cookies
First party cookies
First party cookies are set by the primary website, you are visiting and they can only be read by the owner of that site.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example, the website might use a third party company for data analytics who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain embedded content for example from YouTube, and these sites may set their own cookies.
EMBO does not control the dissemination of third party cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.
Further information on some of the third party cookies we use and their privacy policies are available at:
- Google Analytics - http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
- YouTube - http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Your right to reject cookies?
All cookies on your computer can be disabled. You can do this by changing your internet browser settings so it rejects all cookies.
Most EMBO website pages do work without cookies, but you will lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable cookies. For example you will not be able to log in to EMBO website to download logos and images.