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Privacy and cookies

Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd. (BBT) (we or us) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of website use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.


Information we may collect from you


We may collect and process the following data about you:


...If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

...details of your visits to our site


When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies, and JavaScript code. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you, for example, by:


...measuring how many people are using our services, so they can be made easier to use and there is enough capacity

...analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our services so we can make them better


You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our site.

For more information on deleting and controlling cookies visit

Similarly you can set up your browser to disable JavaScript – please see your browser’s help pages for instructions on how to do this.


Our use of cookies


Cookies for improving service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that we provide a fast service that is available when you want it. You may wish to visit Google's Privacy Center.

Name Typical content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc randomly generated number when user exits browser
_utmz randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached
(e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
6 months


Cookies for sharing our pages (3rd party)

We use AddThis on many of our pages to enable you to socially bookmark content from the site. The selection of buttons displayed is tailored to each visitor’s past use of social media sites to enable you to quickly post a link to a page on our site from the services you use most frequently.


Name Typical content Expires
di and bt randomly generated string of letters and numbers 2 years
dt x 1 month
loc randomly generated string of letters and numbers 3 months
psc number 2 years
uid randomly generated string of letters and numbers 2 years
uvc two numbers 2 years
uit single number end of session
ssc name of last used social media service 2 years


YouTube We use the YouTube cookie to help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve site and video experience.


To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information e.g. Google, Disqus, YouTube or AddThis


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