Cookies policy



Last updated: June 14, 2018

Science-Metrix ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on and (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third parties we may partner with might use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and links to further information about cookies.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and enables the Service or a third party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How Science-Metrix uses cookies
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service, such as signing in to make blog comments
  • To provide aggregated, anonymized analytics data

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service, and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts (e.g., for posting blog comments).

Third-party cookies. In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third parties’ cookies to report usage statistics of the Service (e.g., aggregated and anonymized data through Google Analytics).

Google’s privacy policy can be found here:

If you wish to opt-out of supplying your data to Google Analytics (on any site), you can download a Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on from Google, here:

What are your choices regarding cookies?
If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari).

Please note that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies?
You can learn more about cookies at the following third-party websites: