All about our use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies. You can find out more about cookies, how we use them and how to control them below.

By using this website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. If you do not consent to the use of these cookies please disable them following the instructions in this Cookie Notice so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your device.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files which are sent to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing that website to remember your device on your return visits. Cookies can also remember your preferences, improve the user experience as well as tailor the adverts you see to those most relevant to you.

You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them at www.aboutcookies.org

Types of cookies

Session and persistent

We may use session cookies which exist only until you close your web browser. We may also use persistent cookies which exist for a longer, specified period of time.

Purpose

Cookies on our website are used for one or more of the below purposes.


Purpose Description
Strictly Necessary Cookies which are strictly necessary to provide services requested by the user
Performance Cookies which collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages
Functionality Cookies which allow a website to remember choices a user makes (such as user name, language or the region) and provide enhanced, more personal features
Targeting or advertising Cookies which are used to deliver adverts more relevant to a user and his or her interests. They are also used to limit the number of times a user sees an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign

Third party cookies

Our website may allow third party cookies to be set by services that appear on it. These cookies are not in our control. For further information about how the third party uses cookies, please visit the relevant third party website. Details of any third party cookies used on this website, including their purpose, will be outlined in the table below.

Cookies used on this website

Below is a summary of the cookies used on www.younghealthprogrammeYHP.com. You should check other AstraZeneca websites as the use of cookies may be different.


Strictly Necessary

Cookie name: JSESSIONID
Originating party (1st party): AstraZeneca.com
Originating page(s): The first page that the user visits
Data collected by the cookie: Session information
Purpose: The JSESSIONID is a session cookie and helps to measure how many visitors are using the site at any given time. It is created when a visitor enters the website and expires when they leave.
Expiry: End of Session

Performance/analytics

Cookie group: Google analytics
Originating page(s): The first page that the user visits
Originating party (3rd party): Google Analytics
Data collected by the cookie: Please visit the relevant third party website for further information
Purpose: Our website uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.
List of cookies  __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz
Expiry: Please visit the relevant third party website for further information

Functionality

Cookie group: AddThis
Originating page(s): The first page that the user visits
Originating party (3rd party): AddThis
Data collected by the cookie: Please visit the relevant third party website for further information
Purpose: On our site we provide the function that allows visitors to share our website through Facebook, Twitter, email and other means. This function includes and uses a cookie to collect anonymous information when you visit our site.
List of cookies  __atuvc, __atuvs, bt, bt2, di2, dt, loc, uid, uit, um
Expiry: Please visit the relevant third party website for further information
Cookie name: seen-animation
Originating party (1st party): AstraZeneca.com
Originating page(s): The first page that the user visits (one time only)
Data collected by the cookie: No data collection, used for show/hide functionality only
Purpose: To confirm if the cookie disclaimer banner was seen
Expiry: End of Session
Cookie name: accept-disclaimer
Originating party (1st party): AstraZeneca.com
Originating page(s): The first page that the user visits
Data collected by the cookie: Collects true or false based on user action
Purpose: To confirm if the cookie disclaimer was accepted
Expiry: 1 year after user accept the cookie disclaimer

How to control and delete cookies

The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.

In order to set your browser to reject cookies, refer to the help instructions supplied by the browser provider (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" menu). More detailed guidance can be found at www.aboutcookies.org

Please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the website’s functionality may be lost. In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser. You will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Changes to our use of cookies

Any changes to our use of cookies for this website will be posted here and if necessary, signposted from our web pages highlighting any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at privacy@astrazeneca.com