This cookie policy sets out the basis on which we, Infolytx, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, www.infolytx.com (our website). This cookie policy is effective from Feb 1, 2019.

Essential cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. Non-essential cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. You consent to us placing non-essential cookies on your computer or device by continuing to use our website with your browser settings set to accept cookies.

For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below called About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below called How to accept or reject cookies.

About cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory, or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customizing a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies can be classified as either essential’ or ‘non-essential.

Essential cookies

These are cookies that are either

  • Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network
  • Strictly necessary to provide an online service (such as our website or a service on our website) that you have requested.

Non-essential cookies

These are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyze your behavior on a website (analytical cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (advertising cookies).

Session and persistent cookies

Cookies can be classified as either session or persistent, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

Session cookies

Session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

First- and third-party cookies

Cookies can be classified as first-party or third-party.

First-party cookies

These are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

Third-party cookies

These are cookies placed on your device by third-party website domains.

Cookies used on our website

Name of Cookie Type of Cookie First- or Third- Party Cookie Session or Persistent Purpose
_ga Non-essential (analytical) First-party Persistent (2 years) Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website
_gat Non-essential (functional) First-party Session Google Analytics cookie used to throttle number of requests received by users
_gid Non-essential (functional) First-party 24 hours Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website
_cfduid Essential First-party 1 year Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
hal_frontend_dialog_action Non-essential (functional) First-party Persistent Cookie used to maintain sessions across Infolytx chatbot, Anna Lytx

How to accept or reject cookies

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences; for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

Changing your browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third-party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in incognito mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

Opt out of third parties’ use of cookies

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on, which is available here.

You can also visit Google’s Ads Settings to opt out of Google’s use of cookies.

You can choose to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Clearing existing cookies

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.