Cookie Policy

The purpose of this cookie policy is to inform you about our practices regarding the use of cookies for gathering information about you.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser via the website you are visiting. A cookie file is stored in your browser and allows the website or a third party to recognize you.

This may facilitate your subsequent visits to this site and enhance its usefulness to you.

Cookies can be described as persistent or session-based.

How does BALT use cookies?

When you access and use our website, we may place a number of cookie files in your browser.

Cookies are used for the following reasons:

  • To assist you during browsing;
  • To enable certain website features;
  • To provide analysis;
  • To save your preferences;
  • To select the right content framework to serve you based on your geolocation.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the website.

We may also use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent the fraudulent use of user accounts.

Below, you will find the list of cookies used by BALT on its website:

CookieDurationDescription
_ga2 yearsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gat_UA-216733786-11 minuteA variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
_gid1 dayInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-others11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
CookieLawInfoConsent1 yearRecords the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
PHPSESSIDsessionThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
viewed_cookie_policy11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to track website use statistics.

This site may contain links or references to other websites. Please note that we do not control the cookies or tracking technologies on other websites and that our cookie policy does not apply to these websites.

What are your options with regard to cookies?

If you wish to delete cookies or to ask your browser to delete or refuse them, please see your browser’s help pages directly.

However, if you decide to delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you may not be able to use all the features we offer on our website. You may not be able to save your preferences and some of our pages may not be displayed correctly.

How to contact us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our cookie policy, please fill out the contact form available on our website.

Changes to our cookie policy

Should modifications be made to this Privacy Policy, the revised version will be posted on this website.