Updated August 20, 2020
What are cookies and other similar technologies?
Cookies and/or other similar technologies such as device-IDs, pixel tags or web beacons (collectively “cookies”) are a small data file used to collect, recognize and store certain information. These typically involve pieces of information or code that a website transfers to or accesses from your computer hard drive or mobile device to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies and similar technologies enable you to be remembered when using that computer or device to interact with websites and online services and can be used to manage a range of features and content as well as storing searches and presenting personalized content.
What is a web beacon?
A web beacon is a small piece of data embedded with images on pages websites or in emails, which collect information such as the number of users that have visited a web page or opened an email. We may use web beacons to measure the effectiveness of our content and email campaigns and how visitors use our Sites. This allows us to learn what pages are most attractive to our visitors and what content our visitors like to see.
Our cookies help us:
- Make our Sites work as you’d expect
- Save you having to log in every time you visit the Sites
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the Sites
- Personalize our Sites to you to help you get what you need faster
- Continuously improve our Sites for you
- Make our marketing more efficient
- Link with any individual’s direct identifiable information
- Collect any sensitive information
- Pass direct identifiable data to third parties
A number of cookies and similar technologies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Others are used to remember you when you return to the Sites and will last for longer.
Your choices and disabling cookies
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and similar technologies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. Web browsers allow you to exercise some control of cookies through the browser settings. Most browsers enable you to block cookies or to block cookies from particular sites. Browsers can help you to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should note however, that this may mean that any opt-outs or preferences you set on the Sites may be lost and that our Sites may not operate as you might expect.
Further details on how to disable cookies on the most popular browsers are set out below:
To learn more about cookies; how to control, disable or delete them, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can find out more information about the specific cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.
Cookies and other similar technologies on Sight Sciences Websites and Portals
Depending on how you navigate the Sites, we may use all or some of the following first- and third-party cookies:
These cookies are essential in order to enable our legitimate interests, for visitors to move around the Sites and use its features. As an example – they include cookies that we use to help control secure areas of our Sites and to make sure it is accessible to you.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Sites when they are using it. This helps us for our legitimate interests of improving the way our Sites works.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
These cookies allow the website to remember choices made by visitors (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services requested by visitors such as watching a video or engaging in live chat sessions.
We may work with advertising networks that gather information about the content on our Sites you visit and on information on other websites and services you visit. This may result in you seeing our advertisements when you visit other websites and services of third parties. For more information about how to turn this feature off see below or visit networkadvertising.org (US) or youronlinechoices.com (EU).
Note: The listing of cookies may change over time. Sight Sciences reviews this listing periodically and will publish updates as necessary.