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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by the web sites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make web sites work and to provide information to the owner of the web site.

Why does SCIE use cookies?

When someone visitsĀ we collect standard internet log information so that we can track visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things like how many people have visited a particular product or how long visitors spend in different parts of the site. This helps us to improve our web site and to plan our future work.

We also use cookies to make certain parts of the website work. In order to register for an account and to use some features, like online ordering, we need to know who you are. You can delete existing cookies and block new ones from the SCIE site - there is more information on this below - but this will mean that parts of the site will not work for you.

How can I delete and block cookies?

Most modern web browsers give you some control over cookies. You can set your web browser to accept or reject all cookies or to accept or reject specific cookies. You may also be able to set your browser to alert you every time a cookie is offered.

You can find out how to control and delete cookies on

What cookies do we use?

SCIE cookies

How it is used


This cookie is used to remember a user once they have logged-in.


This cookie tracks the route a user takes through the site and allows us to offer improved navigation.


This cookie remembers the items a user adds adds to their online order.


This cookie is used on Guide 36 to remember if user wants subtitles when viewing the videos.


This cookie is used on the 'Helping you through a hospital stay' publication to remember who a user is when they register to download the artwork.

jquery_default_stylesheet This cookie is used to remember a users' text-size preference.
Third party cookies How it is used





These cookies are used by Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how visitors use our site. This information is used to help us to improve this website and the services we deliver. Information is collected in an anonymous form. Click here to find out more about privacy at Google.


These cookies are written by the web server and are deleted when you close your browser. The server may create a number of these server session cookies. The name will always start with "ASP". You can find out more about these on Microsoft's website.

If you have any questions about SCIE's use of cookies, please contact