Cookies policy


We are the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v. v. i., with registered office at Na Slovance 1999/2, Prague 8, 182 21, Id. No. 68378271.

Our contact details are:

E-mail: gdpr [at] fzu [dot] cz

Tel. No. 266 052 110

We run our website at We use cookies on it. You can read more about it in this document.


What are cookies

Cookies are small text files sent by our website to your web browser, i.e. to your device from which you view our website (such as a smartphone, tablet, or computer). They enable us to recognise you and to modify our webpages accordingly; to analyse your behaviour; to show you certain content etc. More information about individual types of cookies is available below.

What categories of cookies do we use?

Technical, functional cookies – we need these to display the webpages for you and make sure they function as appropriate, or to find out whether you gave us your approval to process cookies etc.

Preference cookies – these cookies are used to display the content with your preferred setting – such as in your preferred language or to make your browsing easier.

Analytical cookies – they help us analyse how our webpages work in terms of visitors’ behaviour, and adopt or modify the website accordingly.

Marketing cookies – using these third-party cookies we can modify our service offer after your visit. This service offers can then be displayed also outside our webpages.

Specific cookies and detailed information about them are available in a table at the end of this document.

What makes it legal to process cookies?

We are allowed to process technical and functional cookies based on specific legislation. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to provide you with the services safely and correctly.

We can process analytical, preference and marketing cookies depending on your approval. 

You can discourage cookies processing by not giving us your approval, by setting your browser to disable cookies; by using the cookies bar; or by viewing the website in anonymous mode.

How can you avoid using cookies?

First, we should say that the cookies we collect to measure the visit rate and to create statistics on the visit rate and visitor behaviour at the website are treated as a whole, i.e. not in any form that would enable us to identify an individual.
Cookies needed to run the website are always maintained only for a period necessary for the website to function.

The easiest way to disable cookies is by not giving us your consent or by setting your web browser to disable cookies. More on individual browsers or deleting / blocking cookies is available here:

It should be noted you need to do the settings for each of your devices (smartphone, tablet, PC) separately. 

You can change your approval anytime

Who processes cookies for us?

  • Youtube provider from Google Ireland Ltd. with registered office at Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland, as per their conditions – that you can read here,
  • Vimeo provider from, Inc., with registered office at 555 West 18th Street, New York, as per their conditions – that you can read here,
  • Microsoft Clarity and Bing providers from Microsoft Corporation, with registered office at Redmond, 980 52, Washington, as per their conditions – that you can read  here,
  • CookieHub provider from CookieHub ehf, with registered office at Hafnargata 18, 230 Reykjanesbæ, Iceland, as per their conditions – that you can read here

We’d also like to note that:

If you give us your approval with it, your cookies can be processed by a third party. In such a case, you can find a list of third parties below.

The processing of your personal data takes place within the European Union. With the tools stated above they can also be made available to a place outside the EU (the US and Iceland). 

We have no data protection officer. 

In relation to processing personal data you have the right to contact me to request information about which of your personal data we process; request access to the data and have it updated or modified, or request limited processing; in some cases, you can request a copy of the processed personal data; request deletion or apply the data portability right in accordance with the GDPR (Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council).  If you assume that we don’t handle the processing of your data correctly, you can appeal with the Office for Personal Data Protection or make your claims in court.

Cookie overview

Technical / Funcional

Name Hostname Expiry
SSESS<ID> 30 days
employee 365 days
__cf_bm 1 hour
cookiehub 365 days



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
preferred_homepage 3650 days    
researchSortBy 11574 days, 2 hours    
jobsSortBy 11574 days, 2 hours    
preferred_research 30 days    
preferred_significant_results_list 30 days    
preferred_people 30 days    
YSC Session Third-party This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with YouTube embedded videos to track views.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 180 days Third-party A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old.
CONSENT 730 days Third-party Used by Google to store user consent preferences
vuid 730 days Third-party These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites.
player 365 days Third-party  



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
SM Session Third-party This cookie is installed by Clarity. The cookie is used to store non-personally identifiable information. The cookie is used in synchronizing the MUID (Microsoft unique user ID) across Microsoft domains.
MUID 390 days Third-party Microsoft User Identifier tracking cookie used by Bing Ads. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
_clck 365 days    
_clsk 1 day    



Name Hostname Expiry   Description
CLID 365 days Third-party  
SRM_B 390 days Third-party This cookie is installed by Microsoft Bing. Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites.
ANONCHK 1 hour Third-party Used to store session ID for a users session to ensure that clicks from adverts on the Bing search engine are verified for reporting purposes and for personalisation