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


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


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.


We use the following cookies:


Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.


Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.



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”, and “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 Banner


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


3f. LinkedIn Insight


We use LinkedIn Insight a user analytics software service provided by LinkedIn, to optimize our campaigns and analyze how visitors engage with


LinkedIn uses cookies as described at


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.