Cookies Policy

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website
(the “Site”). This helps us to provide you with a good
experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site. 

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your bowser
or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information
that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We may use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are
    required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies
    that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to
    recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move
    around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our
    Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are
    looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when
    you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you
    and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to
    our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We
    will use this information to make our Site more relevant to your

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the
purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie title & name Purpose
Site Preference Cookies

We provide the functionality to set your own personal preferences for
how this Site runs when you use it.

In order to remember your chosen preferences, we need to set cookies
so that this information can be recalled whenever you interact with a
page affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some instances, we also use cookies provided by trusted third

Our Site uses Google Analytics, one of the internet’s most widespread
and trusted analytics solutions, which enables us to understand how
you use our Site and how we can improve your user experience. These
cookies may track things such as how long you spend on our Site and
which pages you visit, so that we can continue to produce engaging
content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please
visit the official Google Analytics page. 

Other third-party analytics are used to track and measure users’ usage
of this Site.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the
way that our Site is delivered. When we are still testing new
features, cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent
experience whilst using the Site, whilst ensuring we understand which
optimisations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we may use to serve advertising uses a
DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit
the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. For more
information on Google AdSense, please visit the official Google
AdSense privacy FAQ page.

Several partners may advertise on our behalf and the affiliate
tracking cookies used simply allow us to see if our users have come to
the Site via one of our partner sites. This enables us to credit them
appropriately and, where applicable, allow our affiliate partners to
provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We use social media buttons and plug-ins on this Site. These allow you
to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to
work, social media sites including, but not limited to, LinkedIn,
Twitter and YouTube, will set cookies through our Site which may be
used to enhance your profile on their respective websites, or
contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in
their respective privacy policies. For more information, please visit
the privacy policies of each of the above-mentioned social media

Please note that some third parties may also use cookies, over which we have
no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising
networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis
services. These third-party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or
performance cookies or targeting cookies.

To deactivate the use of third-party advertising cookies, you may visit the
consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies.

You can choose which analytical, functionality and targeting cookies we can
set by clicking on the cookies bar the first time you visit the site.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including
essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.