What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
What cookies will the site use and for what purposes?
Our website uses a number of different cookies to improve the user experience and help us see what is popular:
Single session cookies. These enable the site to keep track of your movement from page to page in order to ensure that you will not be asked for the same information you have previously given during your visit to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through the site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. We may use the cookies to analyze user behavior, such as which pages have been visited during the session, in order to improve your overall experience, for example enabling us to determine and display more relevant content.
Persistent cookies. These cookies enable us to collect information such as number of visitors to the site and pages visited in order to analyze user behavior. This information is collected in an anonymous form and will be collated with similar information received from other users to enable us to compile reports in order to develop and improve user experience by displaying more tailored and relevant content for example.
Performance cookies. These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
How long will the cookies remain on my computer?
The cookies will remain in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser, and will become active again when the site is reopened, until removed. The cookie(s) will be deleted after 10 days, but you can delete them earlier at any time. The cookie(s) will not collect any information when you are not accessing the Site.
Third party cookies
The single session and persistent cookies are provided on our behalf by a trusted third party service provider to aid in the reporting of user behavior on the website. This behavior is analyzed to provide an improved user experience. The information collected is not linked to personally identifiable information.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Links To Third Party Websites
Third party cookies are set by someone other than the owner of the website you are visiting.
From time to time, our website may contain links to or share content with other sites and these sites may set their own cookies. If you share a link to a General Atlantic web page (e.g social media), the platform you share it on my set a cookie on your browser.
General Atlantic does not accept any responsibility or liability for these third party cookies or for any data you may have collected by them. General Atlantic does not have any control any third party cookies. You should check these site policies before submitting information.
Law and Jurisdiction
Your use of our Website and this policy is subject to the laws of the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws provisions. You expressly agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the City of New York in the State of New York.