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As explained in our privacy policy, this Site collects information through the use of "cookies" or similar technologies. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the main cookies set by this site and their purpose.

TRACKPAPER

Web Service Cookie Name Purpose
authors.elsevier.com JSESSIONID This session cookie identifies a user's current interaction session
authors.elsevier.com AT_AUTH This cookie identifies the user authenticated to the my tracked articles page, it is used to manage access and logout functionality.
authors.elsevier.com MTA_SESS This session cookie is used to remember the users' preferences for the sorting and the order in which the articles are listed in the my tracked articles page.
authors.elsevier.com XSRF-TOKEN This session cookie is used to protect the user from an attack known as cross-site request forgery.
authors.elsevier.com AWSELB This session cookie is used by our cloud infrastructure, it ensures that all the requests from the user during the session are handled correctly.

OASIS

Web Service Cookie Name Purpose
oasis.elsevier.com JSESSIONID This session cookie identifies a user's current interaction session

User's Authentication and Entitlement (AnE)

Web Service Cookie Name Purpose
authors.elsevier.com
oasis.elsevier.com
AnEAuthrel_client This cookie is used to pass authentication information from the AnE client to the application client and is used to manage access and logout functionality.
authors.elsevier.com
oasis.elsevier.com
AnEAutorel_client This cookie is used to pass authorization information from the AnE client to the application client and is used to manage access for the logged in user.
oasis.elsevier.com AnEFromrel_client This cookie is used to pass the name of the cookie from where the information is gathered. This is also information from the AnE client to the application client and is used to manage access for the logged in user.
secure.elsevier.co.uk AnECookiesCheckdev_server This cookie is used to verify the availability of the cookies listed below and is used in the 'Change Login Details' module.
secure.elsevier.co.uk AnEAuthdev_server This cookie is used to pass server details from the AnE server to the AnE client and is used to manage access and logout functionality.
secure.elsevier.co.uk AnELHdev_server This cookie used to pass server details from the AnE server to the AnE client and is used to manage access and logout functionality.

The table below explains the web analytics cookies set by these sites and their purpose.

Google Analytics

Service Cookie Name Purpose More Info
Google Analytics __utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmt
__utmz
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: Cookies Set by Google Analytics and Google Analytics Privacy Overview

Adobe Analytics

Service Cookie Name Purpose More Info
Adobe Analytics AMCV###
s_sq
s_sess
s_pers
s_cc
Adobe Analytics uses cookies to differentiate requests from different browsers and to store helpful information that an application can use later. They may also be used to associate browsing information to customer records. In particular, Analytics uses cookies to anonymously define new visitors, help analyze clickstream data, and track historical activity on the website, such as response to particular campaigns or the length of the sales cycle. s_cc, s_sq expire when the browser is closed. s_pers expires after 3 years. See: Cookies Set by Adobe Analytics Overview

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You can prevent 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's 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: 1 February 2017