WEBSITE COOKIE POLICY

Information about our use of cookies

Our website (www.alionscience.com) uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device.

Due to recent changes in law our website, which can be accessed across certain parts of the European Union (EU), is required to obtain consent from EU residents for the use or storage of cookies (or similar technologies) on your computer or mobile device.

How to delete and block our cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including essential cookies), you might not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site.

Changing your cookie settings

Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. 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.

Can I withdraw my consent?

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.

For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: https://www.aboutcookies.org/

Your consent

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to allow cookies on your computer in order to analyze the way you use our website. Please read this cookie policy carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use this site.

What cookies do we use and why?

This website uses analytical third party cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

The list of cookies used is below:

 

Cookie

Description

Expiration

 

 

 

_ga

 

Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users

2 years

_gid

 

Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users

24 hours

_gat

 

Google Analytics – Used to throttle request rate.

 

1 minute

AMP_TOKEN

Google Analytics – Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. This is a Google Analytics default setting that is not utilized by Alion. AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages.   AMP is a project sponsored by Google and Twitter to allow for faster loading of mobile pages.

 

30 seconds to 1 year

_gac_<property-id>

Google Analytics – Contains campaign related information for the user. This is a Google Analytics default setting that is not utilized by Alion.

 

90 days

Google Analytics places cookies to track your use of our website. This tracking is anonymous and the data is used so that we can understand how our website is used and how to improve the experience that we offer our visitors.

Since the third party cookies we use are set up and managed by third parties, we suggest you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. Here are links to help you:

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