Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc.’s (“PGDx”) website, https://www.personalgenome.com/ (“Website”), uses various cookies and similar technologies which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website by allowing us to distinguish you from other users of our Website. These technologies also allow us to improve our Website.
You do not need to allow cookies to visit most of the Website. However, enabling cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the Website to work. In the majority of cases, a cookie does not provide us with any of your personal information.
We may also use the following technologies on the Website:
Local storage technologies, like HTML5, that provide cookie-equivalent functionality but can store larger amounts of data on your device outside of your browser in connection with specific applications.
Web beacons, also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs, which are used to demonstrate that a webpage or email address was accessed or opened, or that certain content was viewed or clicked.
You can change the cookie settings that will be placed when you visit our Website by changing the settings on your browser.
First-party cookies are those served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Website.
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Please find below the list of third parties that may place cookies on your device when your visit our Website, and the links to their privacy notices:
Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
You can limit use of your information for interest-based advertising by:
Browser settings. Blocking third-party cookies in your browser settings.
Privacy browsers/plug-ins. By using privacy browsers or ad-blocking browser plug-ins that let you block tracking technologies.
You will need to apply these opt-out settings on each device from which you wish to opt-out.
Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.
For performance and targeting cookies, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by clicking on the appropriate button on the banner displayed to you, or by going to the Cookie Preference Center.
Can I withdraw my consent?
If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance or targeting cookies at any time, you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this or by changing your settings in the Cookie Preference Center. Please note that disabling these cookies will affect the functionality of the Website and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the Website.
What cookies do we use and why?
We use “necessary,” “performance,” and “targeting” cookies:
Strictly Necessary cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Website will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to identify you as being logged in to the Website and to authenticate you, to make sure you connect to the right service on the Website when we make any changes to the way it works and for security purposes.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Website and gather information on error messages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Website, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
We use performance cookies to perform web analytics and for error management purposes, by measuring any errors that may occur.
These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. These cookies may be set through our Website by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other websites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
A cookie or similar technology will exist for different periods of time depending on the purpose of the cookie. For example, a session cookie which enables the Website to operate will only exist on your device while you browse our Website but other cookies will remain on your device for longer, such as some functionality cookies which need to stay on your device so that the Website can recognize you when you return. For more information about how long a cookie remains on your device, please see the cookie table below.
this cookie counts your visits and traffic sources to improve the Website performance.
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Lifespan: Session cookie
this cookie facilitates protection against cross-site request forgeries.
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Lifespan: Session cookie
his cookie stores information of how you use Website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the Website is doing.
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Lifespan: 24 hours
this cookie used to distinguish users and to counts page views.
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Lifespan: 24 hours
this cookie stores and counts page views.
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Lifespan: Session Cookie
this cookie allows us to hide the cookies banner once the user has had an opportunity to read and acknowledge it.
Cookie Name: OptanonAlertBoxClosed
Lifespan: 12 months
this cookie allows us to set cookies accordingly to the user’s consent.
Cookie Name: OptanonConsent
Lifespan: 12 months
Keeping our cookie notice up to date