Our cookie policy

At CABI we are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement discloses how CABI’s websites use cookies.

What is a cookie?


A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent by a website to your web browser, where it becomes stored for later retrieval; usually it is a text file which is placed in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive.

The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookie.

Most web browsers will accept cookies by default, but they can be set to reject cookies, either from all websites or from specific sites. You can also manually delete cookies from your web browser. These options are generally set through a “privacy” setting in your browser setup.

You can learn more about cookies by visiting All About or Cookiepedia which contains comprehensive information on how to control cookies on a wide variety of browsers.

You can also manage your ad preferences via the website Your Online Choices.

How we use cookies on our websites

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at About Cookies which offers guidance for all modern browsers.