Altair Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that may be used on the websites, including, but not limited to www.altair.com, www.altairenlighten.com, www.altairhyperworks.com, www.altairproductdesign.com, www.pbsworks.com, www.solidthinking.com, innovationintelligence.com, www.altairthinklabs.com, www.toggled.com, connect.altair.com, www.carriots.com, www.carriotsanalytics.com, www.altairuniversity.com, www.pbs.org, www.pbscloud.io, www.altairatc.com, www.efatigue.com and other websites owned or operated by Altair, including local websites in your country, such as www.altair.it, www.altair.de, and www.altair.se (collectively, our "Websites") operated by or for Altair ("Altair" or "we") when you visit it.

We may change this Cookie Policy at any time. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Cookie Policy on this page. The date that this Cookie Policy was last revised is identified at the top of this page.

If you have further questions, please contact us at the Contact Information listed in our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies and Similar Technologies Used on Our Websites

Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. We only place cookies on your hard drive with your consent. You may withdraw or change your consent at any time by logging into the Websites, navigating to "Cookie Consent" link at the bottom of the page and adjusting our user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request at [email protected] Our use of cookies is governed by our Privacy Policy. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you do not consent to our use of cookies or select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Websites. You can find more information about cookies at https://www.allaboutcookies.org and https://youronlinechoices.eu.

Web Beacons. Pages of our Websites and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Altair, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related Website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Third Party Cookies. Some content or applications, including advertisements, on our Online Interfaces are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, application providers, and social media sites. With your consent, these third parties may use cookies (alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies) to collect information about you when you access our Online Interfaces. The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Data or they may collect information, including Personal data, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising and other targeted content. We do not control these third parties� tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information on how you can consent or withdraw your consent to receive targeted advertising from many providers, please see our Privacy Policy.

You can learn more about your choices and how we use Cookies and Web Beacons by visiting our Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Other Similar Technologies Used on Our Websites

Our Websites use 1st party cookies (set by Altair), 3rd party cookies (which are set by third parties), and other similar technologies. Below is a list of the different types of cookies that we use on our Websites, as of the effective date of this Privacy Policy.

Essential Cookies and Similar Technologies:
Essential cookies and other similar technologies used by us enable you to navigate the Websites and use their services and features. Without these essential cookies, the Websites will not perform correctly and we may not be able to provide the Websites to you or provide you with certain services or features of our Websites.

Cookie NameDescription of purpose. More information.When do cookies expire1st party or 3rd party cookie?
.ASPXANONYMOUSThis cookie is used by sites using the .NET technology platform from Microsoft. It enables the site to maintain an anonymous user-id to track unique users within a session without them logging in or otherwise identifying themselves. And it is necessary for the platform to function8 months1st party
ASP.NET_SessionIdThis cookie is used by sites using the .NET technology platform from Microsoft. This cookie contains the user's session ID and the cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser). current session only (expire on browser closing)1st party
__distilleryWistia Inc. video player cookie recording the position where the video has been stopped to allow playback continuation. used by video player to remember where you are in a video so that if playback is interrupted12 months1st party
user_countryfeed user location country to Ensighten5 days1st party
cookie_policy_showedtrack if site cookie popup has showed to EU first time users12 months1st party
muxData Wistia Inc.This cookies supports video functionality by Wistia.240 months3rd party
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is used by sites using the PHP framework. This cookie contains the user's session ID it is necessary for the platform to functionsession only1st party
wordfence_verifiedHumanThis cookie is used WordPress to verify access is from human user browser, not spamming robotssession only1st party
wfvt_525550783PHP WordPress user tracking, traffic ranks, site worth30 hours1st party
altairUniCountryPHP WordPress user country trackingsession only1st party

Preference Cookies and Similar Technologies: Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and allow us to remember language and other local settings and to customize our Websites accordingly.

Cookie NameDescription of purpose. More information.When do cookies expire1st party or 3rd party cookie?
acceptcookieIt stores user's reponse to site is using cookie popup alert12 months1st party
windowShowedCookieIt tracks if site popup message lightbox has been displayed current session only (expire on browser closing) 1st party
1P_JAR, AID, APISID, HSID, NID, OGP, OTZ, SAPISID, SIDCC, SID, SNID, SSID, TAID The main purpose of cookies set by this host is: Functionality 6 months to 39 months 1st party

Social Media Cookies and Similar Technologies: Social Media cookies and other similar technologies used by us collect information about your use of social media websites.

Cookie NameDescription of purpose. More information.When do cookies expire1st party or 3rd party cookie?
_ga, auth_token, guest_id, kdt, netpu, personalization_id, pid, remember_checked_on, syndication_guest_id, tfw_exp, twid, twitter_ads_idTwitter user session tracking on site https://insider.altairhyperworks.com/ from 12 months to 120 months 3rd party
c_user, datr, fr, pl, sb, wd, xs Facebook user session tracking on site https://insider.altairhyperworks.com/ from 6 months to 36 months 3rd party
_fbpTo implement Facebook pixel tracking functions, for retargeting and measurement8 hours 3rd party
LinkedIn Insight tagEnables the collection of non-personal data regarding visits to our website90 days 3rd party
StackOverflow PixelEnables the collection of non-personal data regarding visits to our website18 Months3rd party

Analytics Cookies and Similar Technologies: Analytics cookies and other similar technologies used by us collect information about your use of the Websites and enable us to improve the way it works and operates. Specifically, analytics cookies provide us with information regarding what the most frequently visited pages on the Websites are, help us record and debug any issues you may have with the Websites, and show us how effective our advertising is. These analytics cookies do not allow us to see the usage of a single user but does allow us to see overall patterns of usage on the Websites. We do not examine this information for individually identifying information, but we do use this information to understand the traffic on our Websites.

Cookie NameDescription of purpose. More information.When do cookies expire1st party or 3rd party cookie?
_gat it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 min 3rd party
_ga Google Analytics. It stores your Client ID. Used by Google Analytics will recognize and refer to you42 months 3rd party
_gidGoogle Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited3 days 3rd party
__utma Google Analytics. It records the time and date of the first visit, the total number of visits, keeping track of your website sessions 39 months 3rd party
__utmz Google Analytics. used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends 20 months 3rd party
__hssc HubSpot.com platform. This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts. 30 mins 3rd party
__hstc HubSpot.com platform. Used for website analytics. It is the cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number 42 months 3rd party
hubspotutk HubSpot.com platform. Used for website analytics. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number 126 months3rd party
messagesUtk HubSpot.com platform. This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the messages tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they're added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser. 36 months3rd party
wiredminds tracking codewiredminds tracking  3rd party
Outbrain PixelTracking conversions for advertising 3rd party
__insp_sid, __insp_ref, __insp_scpt, __insp_nv , __insp_wid, __insp_identity, __insp_uid Inspectlet session tracking and heatmap1-24 months 3rd party
FigPii Sesssion tracking 3rd party

Advertising Cookies and Similar Technologies: Advertising and other similar technologies used by us cookies are used to display targeting promotions or advertisements based on your use of the Websites and interests and to manage our use of advertising resources. These cookies collect information about your activities on this and other sites to provide you with targeted advertising.

Cookie NameDescription of purpose. More information.When do cookies expire1st party or 3rd party cookie?
__gads, __sonar, _sp_id.5a04, DSID, IDE DoubleCLick tracking, used by DoubleClick for advertising purposes10 months to 24 months3rd party
__ar_v4 The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising. 3rd party
Demandbase: tuuid and IUUIDCookie Description: Ad Serving, Ad Targeting, Analytics/Measurement, Content Customization, Cross Device Tracking, Optimization 3rd party
Reddit Pixel The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising. 3rd party