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This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how PhosphoSitePlus® (PSP), a branch of Cell Signaling Technology, Inc., ("we", "us" or "our") uses them on the PSP websites. It explains what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used.
By using our site you are agreeing that we can use cookies in accordance with this policy. However, you can usually change the settings of your browser to modify the permissions you give to us and other third parties for the storing of and gaining access to cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer, tablet or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them - or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how our website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies are used by PSP?

The types of cookies used on our site can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.
Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are essential to make our site work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.
Analytics Cookies These cookies collect information about how people are using our site, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize.
You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by us in the section below entitled "Cookies used by PSP".

How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted. Details of "persistent" and "session" cookies set through our website can be found in the section below entitled "Cookies used by PSP".

First and third-party cookies

"First party cookies" are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. "Third-party cookies" are cookies that another party places on your browsing device when you visit our site.
Third parties setting cookies from our website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third party cookies are used. You should check the third party's website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through our website can be found in the section below entitled "Cookies used by PSP".

How to manage cookies from this site

You can withdraw or modify your consent to our use of cookies at anytime. If you want to withdraw or modify your consent, you can usually use the browser that you are viewing this site through to define the conditions of storing or gaining access to cookies and in particular to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas of the site and other parts of the site may not work properly.

You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at

Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver website advertising to you that is relevant to your interests. To opt-out from other companies that provide online behavioral advertising services, you can opt-out at the following online advertising industry website: The Digital Advertising Alliance Website, or the European Digital Advertising Alliance Website,

Cookies used by PSP

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on our site. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through our site.

Strictly necessary cookies
Cookie First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
JSESSION id First Party Session Authentication token once an end-user has logged into the website.

Analytics cookies
Cookie First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
Google AnalyticsThird PartyPersistentTracking anonymous user behavior and website analytics
Biogps.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
cancer.govThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
cbiportal.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
cellsignal.comThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
ds.biogps.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
genecards.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
icahn.mssm.eduThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
innatedb.caThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
kinase.comThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
lincsproject.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
ncbi.nlm.nih.govThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
networkin.infoThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
nextprot.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
nih.govThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
proteinatlas.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
rcsb.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
reactome.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
string-db.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
uniprot.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
useast.ensembl.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
wikipedia.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage
xfam.orgThird PartyPersistentTracking site usage

Functionality cookies
Cookie First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
Autologin First Party Persistent Enabled username/password to be prefilled in when logging into the website.


Information about the cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes. New cookies may be added to the tables above but the types of cookies used on our site will fall within one of the categories of: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media.

The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.


If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please contact us by email at [email protected].

This cookie policy was last modified on 18 May 2016.