COOKIE NOTICE

Effective as of December 31, 2022

 

This Cookie Notice explains how Cerus Corporation ("Cerus," "we", "us" or "our") uses cookies and similar technologies in connection with our website – https://www.cerus.com/ – and any other website that we own or control and which posts or links to this Cookie Notice (collectively, the “Sites”).
You do not need to allow cookies to visit most of the Sites. However, enabling cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain parts of the Sites to work. 
For further information about this Cookie Notice, please contact us at privacy@cerus.com.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies serve different purposes, like helping us understand how a site is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience.  

What are the key concepts?

  • First-party cookies. These cookies are served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Sites.
  • Third-party cookies. They 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. Third-party cookies can be used for a variety of purposes, including site analytics, advertising, and social media features.
  • Persistent cookies. They 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.

What are the categories and purposes of the cookies used on the Sites?

We use “strictly necessary”, “functional”, “targeting” and “performance/analytics” cookies on our Sites.


What types of cookies and similar tracking technologies do we use on the Sites?

On the Sites, we use cookies and other tracking technologies in the following categories described in the table below. 

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Your choices

You can decide not to accept cookies or other technologies. If you do not accept our cookies or other technologies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Sites. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Sites.

Cookie Preference Center

You can change the cookie settings when you visit our Sites via our Cookie Banner that is displayed to you when you first visit our Sites, or at any time by visiting the Cookie Preference Center by clicking the cookie icon at the bottom of your screen. Our Cookie Banner and Cookie Preference Center allow you to accept, refuse or manage the setting of all or some cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent. 
  • When we deploy other cookies, you have the possibility to either accept or reject all cookies, or to allow the deployment of the categories of cookies you prefer, by clicking on the appropriate button (i.e., “accept all”, “reject all” or “manage my settings”). 

Blocking cookies in your browser

Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise, you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details:

For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Blocking images/clear gifs 

Most browsers and devices allow you to configure your device to prevent images from loading. To do this, follow the instructions in your particular browser or device settings.

Industry association opt-outs

You may opt out of receiving interest-based advertising on websites through members of the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here or the Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here. Please note that we also may work with companies that offer their own opt-out mechanisms and may not participate in the opt-out mechanisms linked above.

For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Sites. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Sites.

If you choose to opt-out of targeted advertisements, you will still see advertisements online, but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you do choose to opt out, not all companies that serve online behavioral advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receive some cookies and tailored advertisements from companies that are not listed.

For more information about how we collect, use and share your information, see our Privacy Policy.

Changes

Information about the cookies we use may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes.

Questions

If you have any questions about this Cookie Notice, please contact us by email at privacy@cerus.com.