Effective Date: 01/01/2024
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (such as a computer, smartphone, or tablet) when you visit a website. Cookies are widely and generally used to enhance your browsing experience, remember and save your preferences, secure the website, and provide anonymized tracking data to website owners.
Types of cookies and why they are set
With respect to our website and services, we use the following types of cookies and the purposes ascribed to them:
- Essential Cookies: These are also known as functional and necessary cookies. They are necessary for the functioning of our website and enable core functionality such as enabling you to browse and make purchases. They do not require your consent.
- Advertising Cookies: We may work with third-party advertising partners to display personalized advertisements based on your browsing activities and interests. These cookies collect information about your visit to our website and other websites, and they may be used to show you relevant advertisements on the third-party advertising partners’ websites.
- Analytics Cookies: These cookies are embedded in Google Analytics and our content, and they are responsible for the user behavior information we collect automatically. The information is anonymous and aggregated.
How long do cookies exist?
The duration of cookies on your device depends on whether it is a session or a persistent cookie.
- Session Cookies: These are the types of cookies that are embedded upon your access to the website and deleted or expire (automatically) when you close your browser.
- Persistent Cookies: These are the types of cookies that do not expire or get deleted (automatically) when you close your browser. They have their preset expiry dates.
Who sets cookies?
As hinted, cookies are set by BioGenex and the third parties whose services we use. For example, we use third parties for website hosting, payment processing, email sending, analytics gathering, and advertising. These third parties also set their own cookies on your device. These types of cookies are regarded as “third-party cookies.” Such cookies are controlled by these third parties.
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