Authentication and Security
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Service and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
These cookies allow the Service to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
The table below explains the cookies set by the Service to store user preferences.
|site_campaign_ids||Track user sign-ups via MIE invitations.|
|invitation_code||Gives invited users temporary access to private pages.|
|third_party_cookies_enabled||Used by the importer to determine if third-party cookies can be read to allow authentication.|
|route_to_join||Remembers where to redirect the user after a successful sign-up.|
|route_to_login||Remembers where to redirect the user after a successful log-in.|
|mesc||Stores last search query to display.|
|upgrade_persisted_data||Remembers where to redirect the user after a successful upgrade.|
|(user|error|warning)Messages||Stores feedback messages to be shown after redirects e.g. when you create a group.|
|hideSlideInBanner||Hides promotional banner once dismissed by the user.|
|firstTimeUpdateRequired||Redirects user to edit their profile on first view.|
|login_actions||Stores actions to perform when user has logged in.|
|institution_broadcast_link||Allows institutional users to preview institution groups.|
|dHJhY2tpbml0aWFsbGFuZGluZ2FuZHJlZmVycmVy||Tracks what page a user first visits.|
|features||Determines what new features a user will see/has seen.|
|slide-from||Desktop welcome screen - keeps track of start slide position.|
|is_mendeleyed||Stores whether user has successfully opened links in Mendeley Desktop via open.mendeley.com|
|search_selection||Persists user chosen search action between page loads.|
Performance, Feedback and Analytics
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Service. These cookies do notcollect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
The table below explains the cookies set by the Service to improve how the Service works.
||These web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||See Google Analytics Cookies and Privacy Controls|
The table below explains the cookies presented by social media/sharing websites to support the functionality of their plug-in modules or widgets, such as Like and Share buttons, placed on the Service. These cookies allow such third parties to identify their members if and when the members are simultaneously logged in to their accounts on the third party networks.
||These cookies, provided by Clearspring Technologies, Inc., are used in conjunction with the AddThis Button to enable you to share our content through email, social networking sites, blogs and more.||See AddThis Privacy and Data Practices|
You can prevent your browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser require your consent before a new cookie is placed in your browser, or block cookies altogether by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser privacy preferences menu. To avoid receiving cookies on the browser of your mobile device, you will need to refer to its user manual. For information on how to opt-out of cookies set by our suppliers, please visit the applicable links listed in the tables above.
Last revised: 18 August 2015