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Cookie Policy


Our website makes use of certain techniques to increase the ease of use and ensure the site has a wide appeal. The best-known examples of these techniques are cookies and scripts (“cookies”).

It is important to us at Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (hereafter “CST”, “we”, “us” or “our”) that you know what kind of cookies and similar tracking technologies our website uses. This cookie policy explains what these technologies are and how CST uses them on our websites (our "site"). We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you can understand what personal data and information we collect using tracking technologies and how that information is used.

Before you can access our site you will be asked for your consent to store and /or access cookies by CST so that we can use cookies for the purposes as set out in this policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent and change the settings of your browser to modify the consent you give to us and third parties for the storing of and gaining access to cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as, but not limited to a computer, tablet or smartphone) when you visit our site. We use such cookies to ensure that the website can be used as intended by us. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them - or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before. A similar technology we use is tracking pixels, sometimes called web beacons, which are transparent graphic images that are placed on a web page or in an email to indicate that the page or email has been viewed. Pixels collect information about your browser or device and can also set cookies.

What are cookies used for?

The cookies CST uses have multiple functions, including the following:

  • to remember information you fill in on various pages during the process so you do not have to re-enter your details
  • to pass on information from one page to the next, e.g. when you are completing a long survey or when you have to fill in a lot of details for an online order
  • to store preferences such as language, location, etc.
  • to store settings for an optimal display, such as the buffer size and resolution of your monitor
  • to read your browser settings to ensure the optimal display of our website on your monitor
  • to detect abuse of our website and services, e.g. by registering the number of subsequent failed login attempts
  • to balance the website load to ensure our site remains available
  • to offer the option to store login details so you will not have to re-enter the same information over and over again
  • to allow you the option to respond on our website

What types of cookies are used by CST?

The types of cookies used on our site can generally be put into one of the following categories and purposes: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to make our site work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas cannot be provided.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information about how people are using our site, for example, which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. The data we collect is turned into statistics. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of our site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our site is performing and how we can improve it.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your username, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize.

Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the internet.

Social Media Cookies

In order to enhance your internet experience and to make the sharing of content easier, some of the pages on our website may contain tools or applications that are linked to third party social media service providers such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WeChat or Instagram. Through these tools or applications, the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device. We do not control these cookies and you should check the social media service provider's website for further details about how they use cookies.

You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by us in the section below entitled "Cookies used by CST".

How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted. Details of "persistent" and "session" cookies set through our website can be found in the section below entitled "Cookies used by CST".

First and third-party cookies

"First party cookies" are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. "Third-party cookies" are cookies that another party places on your browsing device when you visit our site.

Third parties setting cookies from our website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third-party cookies are used. You should check the third party's website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through our website can be found in the section below entitled "Cookies used by CST".

How to manage cookies from this site

You can withdraw or modify your consent to our use of cookies at any time. If you want to withdraw or modify your consent, you can usually use the browser that you are viewing this site through to define the conditions of storing or gaining access to cookies and in particular to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the site and other parts of the site may also not work properly.

You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at

Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver website advertising to you that is relevant to your interests. To opt-out from other companies that provide online behavioral advertising services, you can opt-out at the following online advertising industry website: The Digital Advertising Alliance Website, or the European Digital Advertising Alliance Website,

Cookies used by CST

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on our site. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through our site.

Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
JSESSION id First Party Session Authentication token once an end-user has logged into the website.

Analytics cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
Google Analytics Third Party Persistent Tracking anonymous user behavior and website analytics
DoubleClick Third Party Persistent Tracking anonymous user behavior and website analytics
HubSpot Third Party Persistent Tracks website user behavior, website analytics, and form submission data.

Functionality cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
Autologin First Party Persistent Enabled email to be prefilled in when logging into the website.
BV Cookie Third Party Persistent BazaarVoice rating cookie used by our product review platform.
Wistia Third Party Persistent Video hosting platform

Advertising cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
Facebook Third Party Persistent Collects data to help CST understand conversions from Facebook ads so we can optimize, target and remarket to people who have already taken action on

Social media cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Cookie Persistent or Session Cookie Purpose cookie is used for
ShareThis Third Party Persistent Allows end-users to share pages and content to various social media channels


Information about the cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes. New cookies may be added to the tables above but the types of cookies used on our site will fall within one of the categories of: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media.

The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.


If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please contact us by email at [email protected].

This cookie policy was last modified on 26 June 2020.