What are Cookies?A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by MatSci AI to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimize load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by MatSci AI to store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information. Cookies used on the MatSci AI website do not contain personally identifiable information.
There are various types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies:These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. For example, cookies that enable users to log into only secure areas of ourWebsite.
Analytical/performance cookies:These types of cookies allow us to recognize, count the number of visitors, and see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This assists us to improve the way in which our Website works, for example, by ensuring that you can find what you are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies:These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. They enable the personalization of content, recognition of users, and also remember your user preferences (for example, your choice of language or region)
Session Cookies:Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappearfrom your computer when you close your browser or turn off your computer. We use session cookies to allow our systems to uniquely identify you during a session or while you are logged into the Website or Services. This allows us to process your online transactions and requests and verify your identity after you have logged in, as you movethrough our Website or Services.
Supplemented Data may be received about you from other sources, including publicly available databases or third parties from whom we have purchased data, in which case we may combine this data with information we already have about you so that we can update, expand and analyze the accuracy of our records, assess the qualifications of a candidate for employment, identify new customers, and provide products and services that may be of interest to you. If you provide us personal information about others, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.