Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

Alterian uses cookies on its website. This Cookie Policy explains more about cookies and why we use them. It also explains how you can control and opt out of receiving them.

This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

We update this Cookie Policy from time to time in response to changes in applicable laws and regulations, changes to our processing practices and to products and services we offer. When changes are made, we will update the final section of this policy. Please review this Cookie Policy periodically to check for updates.

2. About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which may be downloaded to your device when you visit our website.

We use cookies on our website to remember your preferences, to provide social media sharing options (e.g. Facebook and Twitter sharing buttons) and to track visitors to our website (i.e. using Google Analytics).

The cookies we use on our website fall into the following categories:

Statistics or Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about use of our website by visitors such as the pages they visit most often, how they arrived at our website and associated information. These do not collect any directly identifiable personal information about visitors. We use these cookies to learn more about how our website is used to identify problems and areas for improvement.

Some browsers already block Google Analytics tracking. You can also block Google Analytics using browser add-ons, such as this one.

Funtionality Cookies

Functionality cookies remember the choices you make when you visit our website. This includes, for example, your consent to the use of cookies on our website.

Marketing or Targeting Cookies

These are cookies placed by third parties on our website which record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. They use this information for advertising purposes.

We use ShareThis sharing buttons on our website to facilitates the sharing of pages / links from our website to various social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. ShareThis adds the cookies listed in the table below to our website. These include tracking cookies which are used for third party advertising purposes. You can opt out of data collection and sharing by ShareThis at this link.

Because we use Google services on our website, they have placed their DoubleClick cookie on the site. DoubleClick is Google’s tracking cookie which is used for targeted advertising purposes. You can opt out of Google’s targeted advertising at this link.

Learn More About Cookies

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see details in the table below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, please visit or

3. Cookies Used by Alterian

The cookies we use on our website and their purposes are as set out in the following table:

Set By Cookie Name Domain Description
Alterian user-acceptance Alterian’s Cookie policy notification / acceptance message displayed when visitors first visit our website.
ln_or LinkedIn Insight cookie is a java script code allowing Alterian to measure and view aggregated information on webpage visits from LinkedIn members.
Google _ga Google cookies allow us to report how people reached the website and used it, including search terms that were used.
IDE DoubleClick (now known as Google Marketing Platform) is a tool used by advertisers to run display, paid search and other media in order to drive consumer engagement and action.

More info about these cookies here:

ShareThis __cfduid ShareThis facilitates the sharing of pages / links from our website to various social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

More info:


4. Cookie Sharing with Third Parties

Please note that we do not share the information collected the cookies we set with any third party.

Google and ShareThis may share the information collected by the DoubleClick and ShareThis cookies with third parties for the purposes of targeted advertising. Please visit their privacy policies for more information, using the links set out in the table above.

5. Changing Your Cookies Preferences

You can allow or block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that permits you to change the setting of all or some cookies.

If you would like more information on how to manage cookies on some popular browsers, please click on the links below.

6. Contact Us

Please contact using the details set out in our Privacy Policy if you have any questions about this Cookie Policy or the information we hold about you.

7. Changes to this Policy

This policy was published on March 15, 2021 and last updated on March 15, 2021.

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