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Cookie Statement

This statement explains how we use cookies on IDRM's main web pages (i.e. those in For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

How we use cookies

All of our web pages use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.

Types of cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies - these are essential to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as registering for an account, cannot be provided.
  • performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
  • functionality cookies - these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the volume level you prefer to use when watching videos on our websites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • targeting cookies - these cookies collect information about your browsing habits. Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'like' and 'share' buttons and advertisements. We use targeting cookies to send third parties information on your visit so that they can make their advertising more relevant to you when you visit their websites.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit

Specific cookies we use

Cookies may be set either by ("first party cookies"), or by a third-party website ("third-party cookies"). The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used.

However, we continue to collect information about third-party cookies and the tables below are based on the work completed to date. Accordingly, we may update the information contained in this section from time to time. Additionally, some cookies may be set from time to time by feeds from third-party websites that we make available on our sites.


First Party Cookies


Cookie names


Further information

Concrete5 CMS



These cookies are used for the functionality of the website.


Google Analytics

_ga, _gat, _gat_oxRollUpTracker, _gat_G-13MSL0DH6N, _gid

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Overview of Google Analytics privacy

Concrete5 CMS

Content - Deny

If the 'Decline' button is clicked on the Cookie notice panel. A cookie is stored with the value set to "Deny" which attempts to prevent tracking codes from running on the website.

Concrete5 CMS

Content - Allow

If the 'Allow cookies' button is clicked on the Cookie notice panel. A cookie is stored with the value set to "True" allowing tracking codes to run on the website.



Third Party Cookies


Cookie names


Further information

Google maps

NID, PREF, khcookie

These cookies are used by Google to track how many people are using their maps

Overview of Google privacy



YouTube may still set cookies on the user's computer once the visitor clicks on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.


auth_token, guest_id, guest_id_ads, guest_id_marketing, personalization_id, twid

We have the Twitter feed widget in place on the site which makes use of cookies. May include targeted advertising cookies.



Targeted advertising cookies from Doubleclick (a business owned by Google) used for maps related to events.


AnalyticsSyncHistory, bcookie, bscookie, lang, li_sugr, lidc, U, UserMatchHistory

Cookies from LinkedIn.



To store the user's usage history.

Microsoft - MUID, - SRM_B, - MCI, MSO - MUID, - ANONCHK, SM

These cookies are being used to implement Microsoft-forms on the website.

The cookies track users' website behaviour and the interaction with Microsoft applications on the specific devices. 

Some of the information from the cookie usage allows Microsoft to use targeted advertising across it's services.



Changes to our Cookie Statement

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page.


If you have any queries or concerns about the use of cookies on this website, please contact IDRM’s Institute Manager by email at iris.hofmann(at) or by post at Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine (IDRM), IMS-Tetsuya Nakamura Building Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Dr, Headington, Oxford OX3 7TY.