Last updated [February 21, 2020]
“Cookies” also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, are small, often encrypted text files, that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. These cookies have been placed there for your better navigation in our website and for the improvement of our site and services.
USE AND TYPES OF COOKIES
Cookies on our website are used, among other things, to keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged in, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how our website is being used and improve your user experience.
ProGnosis Biotech Cookies
Our cookies are “first-party cookies”. The 3 types of first-party cookies we use are to:
- store visitor preferences
- make our websites operational
- gather analytics data (about user behavior).
Persistent cookies: are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser. They are activated each time that the user visits the Web site that created that cookie.
Session cookies: these cookies allow Web site operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Functional cookies: these cookies allow our website to remember information that changes the way the website looks. This might include your preferred language or the region you are in. During your visit you have the option to disable them however be aware that by doing so any preferences you might have set up would be lost.
Performance or Analytics Cookies:
These cookies help us to understand how you interact with the website by collecting and reporting information which cannot identify you and are only used to helps us improve how our Site works, understand our users’ interests and measure how effective our content is. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved. By using our Site, you accept the use of ‘Performance’ cookies. We would appreciate you leaving them enabled as this will provide us with valuable data about the performance of our website.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. These cookies are used to record visitors’ browsing history, settings and preferences each time a user visits the Site.
For the identification and prevention of security risks security cookies may be used. The Site uses these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the web site being visited by the user. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser.
CONTROL OF COOKIES
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. You can manage/delete cookies as you wish. For further detail, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.
For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:
OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.