Cookie policy


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website without storing any personally identifiable information about you . This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.


Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Most of the cookies that we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


None of our cookies store any personal information such as your name or address. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Famelab website.


Cookies by 3rd party platforms and sites

To support our content publication, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as You Tube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, You Tube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.


Source of Cookie [name of cookie]


 itvisitorid,  yvap)

We use Yahoo Analytics cookies to count numbers of visitors to the website and to gain insight into their browsing with the aim of improving our website. Third party Yahoo cookies may, in combination with other cookies, gather data for advertising.



Webtrends is an independent 3rd party analytics platform that we use on most of our websites to count visitors to our websites and analyse their usage of the site to help us determine the value of our content to our users.

Google Analytics

(_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz)

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. that we use on most of some of our websites to count visitors to our websites and analyse their usage of the site to help us determine the value of our content to our users.

(has_js, Drupal.toolbar.collapsed)

Famelab first party cookies:

Placed by our website management software Drupal to remember user display preferences

has_js is placed by our website management software Drupal to remember whether your browser has JavaScript enabled


Third party cookie to remember configuration preferences, such as preferred language, number of search results to display per page or activating the SafeSearch Google filter.

Third party cookies used to create anonimous statistics of use and to measure the size of our audience. 


(GEUP, PREF, YSC, Visitor_info_1_live)

Cookie used by You Tube.

Turning off Cookies:

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Below are links to the 'Help' pages of major browsers which explain how you can do this. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site or any other websites that you visit.

Internet Explorer | Firefox | Chrome | Safari | Opera | Safari iOS | Windows Mobile