Last updated: May 11, 2018

Our Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

We use different types of cookies and similar technologies to run the ThreatMetrix website.

The cookies we use generally fall into one of the following categories:

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide services that you have requested through our website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

Functionality cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. The information collected by these cookies is aggregated, so these cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve the way our website works.

Analytics cookies are used to improve the design and user experience of our website by providing statistics on site usage and pages visited.

More information on Google Analytics is available at “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at

Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to remember choices you make, render content faster, and provide enhanced, more relevant features.

  • User Preferences: Preference cookies remember settings you’ve applied to this site such as Layout, Default views, Search filters, Number of Search results per page, Video bandwidth etc…
  • Optimizing User Experience: Remembering recently viewed pages.  Remembering your last search term, remembering you have downloaded gated content.

Targeting or Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements 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 are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

We also use technology provided by The Big Willow to track commercial IP addresses of visitors to our website and determine the organization name registered to such IP addresses.

How to Control Cookies

You can prevent your browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser require your consent before a new cookie is placed in your browser, or block cookies altogether by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser privacy preferences menu. To learn more about how to control cookies using your browser settings, click here.


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