Cookie Policy

By using this website www.a-plusscience.com you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the Cookie Notice. In particular, you accept the use of Performance/Analytics Cookies for the purposes described below.

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files which are stored locally in the cache of your Internet browser or on your mobile device when you visit certain web pages or by certain e-mails that you have opened. They make it possible to recognize the Internet browser the next time you visit the same website and automatically transmit the stored data to the website. The storage of certain information through cookies makes it easier for you to navigate around our website.

This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and provide a better website by enabling us monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

How We Use Cookies

By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. In particular, you accept the use of Performance/Analytics Cookies for the purposes described below.

We use both session cookies (which exist only until you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which exist for a longer, specified period of time).

Disabling Cookies

Most of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device If you do not want A+ Science to place permanent cookies on your device, you can refuse the use of cookies through your browser settings or options (usually located within “Help”, Tools” or “Edit” facilities). If you do so, please be aware that, some of the website’s functionality may be lost.

Third Party Cookies

A+ Science website may contain links to websites of other providers. A+ Science accepts no liability for the content of linked or listed websites which are operated by other providers. If you enter a site with embedded content, for example LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter or events, you may receive cookies from those websites. Please note that we have no control over how those cookies are created or what kind of personal data concerning you are recorded by those sites. For further information on this, please visit the website of the respective provider. 

Our privacy policy does not concern the data protection practice of those external websites connected to www.a-plusscience.com or other websites. Be cautious and check the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Performance/analytics

Some of the cookies on our website collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.  All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.

Our website uses Google Analytics cookies. Information collected by these cookies will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA in accordance with its privacy practices.

Below are the cookies we use:

Name

Description

Publisher                     

Expiration time

.ASPXAUTH_SM

This cookie is set by the system to identify whether you are logged in on the website or not.

a-plusscience.com 

(Site Manager)

Session

_utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics

Google Analytics

2 years

_utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics

Google Analytics

30 minutes

_utmt

Used to throttle request rate

Google Analytics

10 minutes

_utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Google Analytics

6 months