What is a browser cookie?

A cookie is a small file, that is stored on your device by your web browser. It allows the websites to remember information - for instance your shopping cart’s contents on internet stores, your profile information or if you are logged in to the website. See more information about cookies on Wikipedia.

Cookies on our website

The cookies are also described in our Privacy Policy.

Set by ELIXIR-LU’s automatic systems (required to serve you the content)

LBServer and TSXXXXXXXX (for example: TS01c9476c) cookies are set by our load balancer and web proxy systems. They ensure that the website is served in an optimal way. They are processed only to distribute the content to visitors.

Set by ELIXIR-LU’s statistic systems (not required to serve you the content)

MATOMO_SESSID - is used to generate aggregated statistics about visits on the website.

Set by third parties (required to display you Twitter feed and YouTube videos)

We have included Twitter feed and YouTube videos on our website. Therefore, cookies related to these services (e.g. Twitter’s lang containing preferred language) might get stored. To protect you, we use YouTube’s Privacy-Enhanced Mode to embed videos on the website.

Cookies which are currently set by Twitter are: _twitter_sess, eu_cn, external_referer, guest_id, personalization_id, syndication_guest_id, tfw_exp in domain, and lang in They are present on our index page.

Cookies which are currently set by YouTube are: 1P_JAR, ANID, APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, OTZ, S, SAPISID, SEARCH_SAMESITE, SID, SIDCC, SSID in domain. They are present on our About Us page, and on any page comprising embedded YouTube videos.

Opting out

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