Effective as of June 29, 2018


This Cookies Policy explains how Cerus Corporation and our subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “Cerus”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) use cookies to collect information on our websites. For details about our collection, use, disclosure and other processing of your personal information, please read our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our websites. We may also use first party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our websites.

Cookies we Use

Our websites may use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:

Type of cookie    Purpose 
  These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our websites and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
  These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make when you use our websites. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-select your preferences every time you visit our websites.
Analytics and Performance

These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our websites and how visitors use our websites. The information gathered may include the number of visitors to our websites, the websites that referred them to our websites, the pages they visited on our websites, what time of day they visited our websites, whether they have visited our websites before, and other similar information.  We use this information to help operate our websites more efficiently, gather broad demographic information, monitor the level of activity on our websites, and improve our websites.

We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here and about how Google protects your data here.  You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our websites by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here.

Managing Cookies

You can typically remove, reject or manage cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help” “tools” or “edit” facility).  Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. 

Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device 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 websites. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and preferences when visiting our websites.

Changes to the Cookies Policy

We reserve the right to update this Cookies Policy at any time, and we encourage you to review this Cookies Policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies.

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