What are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files or pieces of information that many websites automatically use in a user’s computer, phone or tablet’s hard disk to recognise the users, assist them in the common operations in the accessed websites and, also, track information about users' accesses in a website. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies.
When you visit our DockNet web server, it sends a cookie to your device which allows us to differentiate you from other users. This is done by way of an indirect pseudonymous identifier. Cookies assist DockNet to provide you with a good experience when you visit or return to its web server and, in addition, allow us to improve it.
Types of Information
DockNet uses the following cookies:
- Single Session Cookies: to manage the session on DockNet web server. This enables it to keep track of/remember you as you move from page to page.
- Analytics: to improve the website by using analytics to understand traffic patterns so we can identify popular website content and potential problems.
Information DockNet Collects About You
DockNet collects the following information about you:
- Details of your visits to DockNet web server, including what you accessed and clicked on.
- Information about your device such as its browser and operating system.
- Your location.
- Your email address (in the case you fill the respective form in the Prediction page).
- Your input data (in this case, the molecules you included in the submission form in the Prediction page).
The information we collect is not linked to your personal information and we cannot identify you.
Many web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you do not have to accept cookies and you can have control. If you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to browse using your anonymous usage setting, and your help screen or manual will tell you how to do this. However, without accepting cookies you may not have a great user experience when on our DockNet web server.
If you do wish to block or reject all or certain cookies, then please read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can turn off the automatic download feature. For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
How Long Will the Cookies and Collected Data Remain?
The cookies we use will appear in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser, and will become active again when you visit and reopen the website, until removed. The cookie(s) can be deleted at any time by you. They don’t collect any information when you are not accessing the website.
Collected data stored in DockNet web server will be deleted after 7 days the results are ready.
Third Party Cookies
DockNet uses the following third party tracking and analytic tool to enable us to understand and target and engage DockNet web server visitors and users. This is important to improve our services (e.g., increase data processing):
Policy Date: December 20th, 2021.