The YBMRS website uses cookies to ensure the best web experience for our users. For more information about these cookies, see below.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that save user information or preferences on the user's personal computer or device.

What cookies are being used?

The YBMRS website uses strictly necessary (1st party), preference (1st party) and analytical (3rd party) cookies. A more detailed explanation of these cookies can be found below.

Strictly necessary cookies

These include only the session cookies. The session cookies are used for the login function of the website. They are deleted upon leaving the website or closing the browser. The consent cookies, on the other hand, are saved on the user's device.

Type Name Description
Session PHPSESSID Used to store login information and status messages during the session and prevent CSRF attacks.

Preference or functional cookies

These cookies are 1st party cookies that allow an improved user experience of our website. They store preferences set by the user. Examples of these types of cookies includes the 'remember me' option in the login form or the cookie preferences themselves. These cookies are not necessary for website function, but improve overall user-friendliness. If preference cookies are accepted, they will have a lifetime of 1 year. If not, they will be stored as session cookies and deleted upon closing the browser.

Type Name Description
Consent consent[necessary], consent[preference], consent[analytical] Used to store the consent preferences for the user.
Login preference[email] Used to store the email address of the user for logging in.

Analytical or performance cookies

These cookies are 3rd party cookies that allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. These cookies are set by external services like Google and Twitter. For more information, we refer to their corresponding cookie policies.

It should be noted that Google's reCAPTCHA verification makes use of analytical cookies to verify the authenticity of the user. These cookies required for proper form validation (e.g. during registration or abstract submission). Their lifetime is variable.

Type Name Description
Google analytics _ga, _ga_795DVXVBT7 Used by Google to generate web traffic statistics of our website.
Twitter _twitter_sess, external_referer, gt, ct0, guest_id, personalization_id Used by Twitter to improve their products and services.

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