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Cookie Policy

Last edited Mon 26 Jul 2021

This website uses cookies, which allow our website to function properly. 

By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. 

If you want to disable these cookies, you can do this in your browser settings, but you might not be able to use some of our online services. You can find out more about how Abcam uses cookies, and how to control them below.   

For more comprehensive information, including instructions on how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Why do we use cookies?

We use the information collected in cookies to offer the best experience and to serve you the most relevant information, such as price and stock availability for your country. Our website also employs cookies and similar technologies placed by our carefully selected third-party partners.

Different types of cookies we use

Cookie List

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies used
.abcam.comOptanonAlertBoxClosedOptanonConsentFirst Party
corporate.abcam.comPHPSESSIDFirst Party
www.abcam.comASP.NET_SessionIdFirst Party
abcam.comcheckbm_svJSESSIONIDmboxEdgeClustermboxABPUNCHOUTABPERC2LCABLRABSEC_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxxFirst Party Party
a.static-abcam.comcheckThird Party
hcaptcha.com__cfduidThird Party
oracle.combm_sv, bm_mi, ak_bmscThird Party$emailAddress.accessTokenAuth/Internal$emailAddress.idTokenauth/internal$emailAddress.refreshTokenAuth/Internal        

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies used
abcam.com_gid_galiAKA_A2_ga_gat_hjid_sp_xxxxxxxxxx_gat_UA-_hjTLDTest_hjFirstSeen_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgressFirst Party
www.abcam.com_hjIncludedInPageviewSample_hjShownFeedbackMessage_hjIncludedInSessionSampleFirst Party
nr-data.netJSESSIONIDThird Party
script.hotjar.com_hjIncludedInPageviewSample, _hjIncludedInSessionSample, _hjShownFeedbackMessageThird Party

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies used
www.abcam.com_fw_crm_v__atuvcFirst Party
careers.abcam.com__atuvsFirst Party
www.rnengage.comeIdThird Party
abcam.freshchat.comFC-XSRF-TOKEN, session, session-tokenThird Party
.freshchat.com_ga, _fw_crm_v, _BEAMER_USER_ID_<ID>, _BEAMER_LAST_UPDATE_<ID>, zarget_user_id, _ga_<ID>, _BEAMER_DATE_<ID>Third Party

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies used
movableink.abcam.com_midat_mibhvFirst Party
abcam.com_gat_gtag_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx_gclxxxx_fbpFirst Party Third Party
youtube.comCONSENT, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSCThird Party
twitter.compersonalization_idThird Party
ads.linkedin.comlangThird Party
linkedin.comAnalyticsSyncHistory, bcookie, lang, lidc, UserMatchHistoryThird Party
facebook.comfrThird Party
addthis.comuvc, xtcThird Party
doubleclick.netIDE, test_cookieThird Party
eloqua.comELOQUA, ELQSTATUSThird Party
www.linkedin.combscookieThird Party
s7.addthis.com__atrfs, __atuvc, __atuvsThird Party

Cookies settings

If you don’t agree with the use of such cookies as outlined in this notice, you can set up your browser to limit or exclude their use.

If you would prefer us not to set cookies on our website, you can disable them by changing your browser settings or editing your preferences in our cookie copliance center.

(Note that some regions will have all cookie categories set as "Always active", and to disable cookies you will have to change you browser settings.)

Changing these settings differs from browser to browser, but the following provides an overview of how to do this on the most popular and commonly used browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the "Tools" menu
  2. Select "Internet Options"
  3. Click on the "Privacy" tab
  4. Select the desired setting

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Customization menu at the top right of the page
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Select "Show Advanced Settings" and then "Content Settings"
  4. Select the desired settings under the "Cookies" heading.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on the "Tools" menu
  2. Click on "Options"
  3. Select "Privacy"
  4. Choose the desired options under the "Cookie" menu.


  1. Choose Preferences > Privacy
  2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For all other browsers, please follow the instructions provided by that specific browser. This is normally found within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" functions of the browser. Consult the browser provider in the event you are unable to change these settings.

You should be aware that if you disable cookies on this website, it could adversely affect your browsing experience.

Changes to our use of cookies

Any changes to our use of cookies for this website will be updated on this page.

Internet Advertising Bureau

A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at