Last updated: November 19, 2020

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy applies to all the products, services, websites and apps offered by Bionsight

Bionsight Inc. (“us”, “we”, “our”) operates Bionsight, a biomedical cause & effect discovery engine (“application”, “service”, “platform”). Our platform enables researchers to validate causal claims & generate hypotheses in biomedical systems.

We use cookies to measure, analyse and eventually improve This document explains how we do that.

2. What is a cookie

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and may delete them whenever they like.

3. How we use cookies

3a. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a user analytics software service provided by Google, to collect usage information and analyze how visitors engage with

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

_ga used to distinguish users

_gid used to distinguish users

_gat used to throttle request rate

3b. Hotjar

We use Hotjar, a behaviour-analytics software service provided by Hotjar Ltd, to better understand our users’ behaviour and optimize the user-experience of our website. Hotjar provides answers to questions such as “how much time users spend on which pages”, “which links they choose to click”, “what they do and don’t like”, thus enabling us to build and maintain our service with qualitative user feedback.

Hotjar uses cookies as described at

Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf. For further details, please see the “about Hotjar” section of Hotjar’s support site.

3c. Cookie Consent Dialog

The first time you visit our website you will be presented with a dialog to accept the use of cookies according to the EU user consent policy. We store your answer on a cookie labeled cookie_consent to prevent the dialog from reappearing.

3d. Vimeo

We host our demo video on Vimeo, an external video hosting service. Vimeo sets various cookies as described at

3e. Hubspot

We use Hubspot a customer relation management (CRM) software service provided by Hubspot Inc, to power our contact forms and capture user responses (e.g. webinar subscriptions).

Hubspot uses cookies as described at

4. How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for further details please visit You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.