Cookie policy

We use cookies to improve your experience by remembering your details so that you do not need to keep re-entering them. We also use a session cookie to keep track of job submissions to network explorer, pathway explorer, or when querying biocatdb, to prevent multiple concurrent job submissions. We use google analytics to monitor website traffic. No other tracking cookies are used or shared with any third parties.

Privacy policy

It is the policy of to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. Molecules entered as queries to network explorer, pathway explorer, or any other tools are not stored beyond what is necessary to return results to the user. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. RetroBioCat may update this Policy at any time. In the event there are material changes in the way we treat your personal information, we will notify you by email.

On signing up for this website we collect the following information: email address, real first name, real last name, affiliation and whether you opt-in to receive email communication. Passwords are hashed and therefore cannot be accessed other than to verify logins. Information generated and then saved by the user when interacting with the services this website provides is also retained, but is deleted if the user deletes their account. You can amend your account information and at any time by visiting your account page. You can delete your account by visiting your account page. You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Real name and affiliation may be used to attribute user contributed content to this website. This will be made clear in each case.

Other than where associated with user contributed content, we don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us. william.finnigan at

In addition, all requests to the server are logged using the default settings available in caddy v2.0 and Flask.

This policy is effective as of 31st May 2020.