The reasons that a cookie may be stored on your browser include:
- To make BioTek websites perform properly for you.
- To collect data about the use of our websites to improve functionality and performance.
- To make your experience on BioTek websites more convenient (i.e. saving preferences).
- To enable the use of third party services that we use for our business operations.
Types of cookies we use
The two types of cookies that BioTek uses are:
- Session cookies that are deleted at the conclusion of each session.
- Stored cookies which remain on your web browser after your session has ended. Stored cookies may be used to serve advertisements that we feel will be of interest based on your interaction with our website. Stored cookies can be cleared by deleting your web browser cookies. Please refer to your browser help section for information on how to clear these.
Session and stored cookies fall under four categories:
Essential Cookies - These cookies are used to facilitate the function of the website, and enables you to utilize its features. These cookies are required.
Performance Cookies - These cookies are used to provide aggregate data on visitors to our website and browsing behavior. This allows us to identify trends in order to improve the performance of our website. This aggregate data is anonymized and cannot identify you. We use multiple tools to achieve this result, including Google Analytics.
Google also offers a disabling option for the most common browsers, thus providing you with greater control over the data which is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information regarding your website visit is transmitted to Google Analytics. Visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en for more information.
Functionality Cookies – These cookies are used to remember your choices, such as language or region, and provide a more personal experience.
Cookies can be blocked or cleared by changing your browser settings. However, some pages or features may not function correctly if cookies are disabled. Clearing the cookies on your browser will remove all cookies associated with our website. Please refer to your browser’s help section on how to clear or block cookies.
Updated: April 12, 2018