Cookie Policy

Updated April 2020

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Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to enhance user experience and to improve our website.

Upon accessing our website a message will be shown with a link to the cookie policy (this page) and two options:

  • Accept all cookies – permits our website to issue both operational and analytics cookies
  • Set cookie preferences – allows you to choose whether you accept analytics cookies

The terms ‘us’, ‘we’, ‘our’ and other similar terms refers to the OptaSense and its subsidiaries.

The term ‘you’, ‘your’, ‘user’ and other similar terms refers to website visitors.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices (these cookies are generally known as session cookies) or are placed on the hard drive of your device (generally known as persistent cookies).

Cookies are created when you visit a website or other service that uses cookies. Cookies are commonly used to help the user’s browsing experience and provide more information about the user’s experience and interests. This information is generally used to make content, services and advertising more relevant and useful during future visits.

For more details about cookies and details of how to delete and disable cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org and also see our section with more information about cookies and how to delete them below.

What cookies are on the OptaSense website?

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, and to count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
CookieCategory PurposeExpires
viewed_cookie_policyNecessaryNecessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.1 hour
_gat_gtag_UA_179246483_1AnalyticsAnalytics cookies help us understand how our visitors interact with the website. It helps us understand the number of visitors, where the visitors are coming from, and the pages they navigate. The cookies collect this data and are reported anonymously.1 minute
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryNecessaryNecessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryNecessaryNecessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEAdvertisementAdvertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.5 months
YSCPerformancePerformance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
GPSAnalyticsAnalytics cookies help us understand how our visitors interact with the website. It helps us understand the number of visitors, where the visitors are coming from, and the pages they navigate. The cookies collect this data and are reported anonymously.30 minutes
IDEAdvertisementAdvertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.2 years
_gaAnalyticsAnalytics cookies help us understand how our visitors interact with the website. It helps us understand the number of visitors, where the visitors are coming from, and the pages they navigate. The cookies collect this data and are reported anonymously.2 years
_gidAnalyticsAnalytics cookies help us understand how our visitors interact with the website. It helps us understand the number of visitors, where the visitors are coming from, and the pages they navigate. The cookies collect this data and are reported anonymously.1 day

Third party cookies

In addition to Hotjar we use the following third party services added via Google Tag Manager:

  • LinkedIn Insight Tag.  This creates a unique LinkedIn browser cookie when visiting our website and enables the collection of the following data for that cookie: metadata such as IP address, timestamp, and page events (such as page views).  For more information see please refer to https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/65521.
  • Twitter universal website tag.  This tag allows us to track website conversions and manage tailored audience campaigns.  If you do not want to be tracked in this way uncheck the box next to ‘Promoted content’ in your privacy settings.  Please refer to https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405 for more information.

Where can I find more information about cookies, and how do I delete cookies?

Find out more about cookies including how to disable/enable and delete them at the following website www.aboutcookies.org. You can block most cookies generally by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

You may opt-out of any site being tracked by Hotjar:

Google provide a mechanism for users to opt-out or change their Ads settings:

Users can also opt-out of having their data collected by Google Analytics:

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 sites, or you may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services.

If you want to delete cookies from the browser on your mobile phone, you will need to refer to your handset manual.

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