Cookie Notice

Cookie & Other Technologies Notice

Effective as of 3 July 2023

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What are Cookies?
What Cookies & Other Technologies does SciGen use on the Site?
Your Choices & Rights
Contact Us
Updates to this Cookie Notice

1. Introduction

SciGen uses cookies and other technology to improve user experience on our website and its sub-domains (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”), and we designed this Cookies & Other Technology Notice (hereinafter referred to as the “Cookie Notice“) to provide clarity on what cookies are other technology may be used on this Site, and your rights pertaining to the same.

2. What are Cookies?

2.1 Summarily, cookies are small data files that are placed in the device you are using during your use of a website. 

Cookies are convenient, and widely used by many to ensure the website function, make websites function more efficiently, provide convenience and generally optimize website user experience, and many more.

2.2 Cookies are typically classified into the following categories:-

Strictly Necessary or Essential Cookies. These cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Site to operate basic functions securely. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Preferences or Functionality Cookies. If consented by yourself, it will enable a website to provide a more enhanced functionality and personalization as it will remember any preferences you have shared in the past, such as your preferred name, languages, and region.

Performance or Statistic or Analytic Cookies. If consented by yourself, it will enable us to collect statistical information on how visitors use the website, such as webpages visited and errors occurred. Such information is aggregated and anonymized and cannot be directly used to identify you. Purpose of these cookies is to understand how the website is used to improve its functions and contents. 

Targeting or Marketing Cookies. If consented by yourself, these cookies will deliver ads that are more relevant to your interest, limit how many times you see an ad, and as measure the effectiveness of the ad campaigns.

2.3 Regardless of the categories, cookies can be first-party or third-party cookies. 

First-party cookies are cookies that are created and stored by the website you are browsing.

Third-Party cookies are cookies that come from other providers. For example, throughout your navigation on our Site you may notice third-party links or social media plugins (e.g. such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook) that are embedded for your convenience to updated information you may find relevant or of interest, and easily “like” and “share” such information with your friends and networks.

Kindly note however that using or clicking such third-party links or plugins can result providers of such link or plugins to store additional cookies on your device which we do not have control over. These are also known as third-party cookies, which may, for example, allow the social media providers to receive information that you visited our Site.

We do not control what information is collected and information practices adopted by such third-party providers.  You are recommended to check, from time to time, the third-party websites to get their updated privacy policies or notices for more information on cookies and how you can manage them.  

If you still have concerns on third-party cookies, you can generally exercise your choice to block, limit, delete or otherwise render such cookies ineffective via your browser as described in [Your Choices & Rights], but please bear in mind that deleting and blocking cookies may have an impact on your overall user experience.

3. What Cookies & Other Technologies does SciGen use?

3.1 Our Site currently use Strictly Necessary or Essential Cookies for technical purposes in order for our Site to operate and function securely. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. Examples of such cookies are:-

a. Cookie Name : ARRAffinity / ARRAffinitySameSite
Purpose : This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is to control the effective loading of a website and to ensure that all user requests are directed to the same server in any browsing session.  
Expiry : Deleted upon completion of your session. For clarity, session” just refers to the time you spend on a site. As such, “Session Cookies” are used only while navigating a website. They are stored in random access memory and are never written to the hard drive. When the session ends, session cookies are automatically deleted.

b. Cookie Name : Ultimate GDPR Cookie 
Purpose : This cookie is used to record your browser acceptance and preference of cookies on the Site.
Expiry : Remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you or when the relevant expiry date is reached).

You can nonetheless exercise your choice to block, limit, delete or otherwise render such cookies ineffective via your browser as described in [Your Choices & Rights],  but please note that some parts of the Site may not fully work or function.

3.2 Our Site also use other categories of third-party cookies that are optional, which will commence upon you indicating your acceptance in the Cookie banner. Examples of such cookies are:-

a. Cookie Type : Google Analytics
Cookie Name : _ga / _gid / _gat 
Purpose : These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies generate statistical data in an aggregated and anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited
Expiry : Remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you or when the relevant expiry date is reached).
More Details : Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics. You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting:

4. Your Choices & Rights

4.1 On your first visit to our Site, you will receive a pop-up banner to inform you summarily on what cookies are used, their purposes, and how you can control those cookies.  You will see this banner each time you visit the Site until you select your cookie preference, which may consist of:-

a. Accepting all cookies
b. Reject all cookies
c. Accepting and rejecting certain categories of cookies, and thereafter click “Save

You may change your mind if you have accepted cookies by selecting “Cookie Settings” which may also be indicated by an icon in the Site. 

Kindly note however that changing your cookie preference is limited to this Site only, and not to other third-party websites that may be referenced or linked on this Site. For more information on cookies used by third-party websites, please refer to the specific privacy notice or cookie policy of those websites.

4.2 You also have other options to reflect your cookie preference such as:-

a. Use your browser to block, limit, or delete cookies.
Managing your cookie choices varies from browser to browser. For ease of your convenience, we have inserted the following links which you may refer to for instructions on how to block, limit, delete or otherwise render such cookies ineffective for the respective browsers.

Google Chrome
Chrome for Android
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Safari iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Safari macOS
Mozilla Firefox

However, for more and updated information on how to manage your cookie preference, you should check your browser’s “Help” menu.

b. Optionally, depending on your location, you may further elect to opt-out of third-party cookies relating to behavioral or targeted advertising by visiting the following websites:

European Interactive Digital Adverting Alliance (EDAA) : via and
Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) : via
Network Advertising Initiative (NAI): via

Kindly note that disabling or blocking some or all of the categories of cookies will affect the functionality of the Site and may impact your access and experience with our Site and the services we are able to offer.

5. Contact Us

If you have any queries about this Cookie Notice or our data handling practices, please contact our Data Protection Officer at the following:

Email : 
Phone : +65 6779 6638
Address : SciGen Pte Ltd, 150 Beach Road #32-05/08, Gateway West, Singapore 189720 

6. Updates To This Cookie Notice

We may, from time to time, we may amend this Cookie Notice for various reasons, for example:

a. to improve this Cookie Notice, such as changing the design or look of the Cookie Notice, or adding clarification where required, or correcting inadvertent errors,
b. to accurately reflect our data handling practices,
c. to reflect new features in our Site, new developments on cookies and other similar technology, and
d. to comply with changes with the applicable law, regulatory requirements, and industry practices.

The amended Cookie Notice will be effective on the posting date detailed above. 

We will notify you of the amended Cookie Notice by displaying prominently on this Site that there are amendments to the Cookie Notice. Your continued use of the Site is an affirmative conduct that indicates or otherwise constitutes your acceptance and electronic signature to the revised Cookie Notice.

You are responsible to periodically review this page for the latest information on our data handling practices.

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