Cookie policy

Cookie policy statement

At DFE Pharma we feel accountable to protect your data and safeguard your privacy. We believe in the importance of keeping our services transparent, personal and reliable. Therefore, we developed this DFE Pharma Cookie policy to explain why we use cookies and how we use them. We invite you to familiarize yourself with this Cookie policy.



To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that your browser places on your computer or on your mobile device. Cookies help your browser navigate our websites.
There are several types of cookies, varying from cookies that remember your language preferences to cookies remembering where you are in a video. We use them for a variety of purposes. Some of the cookies we use are session cookies and only last until you close your browser, others are persistent cookies which are stored on your computer for a longer period of time. Cookies themselves cannot collect any information stored on your computer.

Why do we use cookies?
Cookies help us to improve our websites. We use cookies to learn more about the way you interact with the DFE Pharma website and apps. Cookies remember for instance the type of browser you use and which additional browser software you have installed. They also remember your preferences, such as language and region, which remain as your default settings when you revisit the website. Cookies also allow you to rate pages and fill in comment forms. We believe that the cookies we use enhance your user experience when visiting our website.

What types of cookies do we use?
We are using these types of cookies:
a. Essential cookies: these cookies are essential to the functioning of our website and apps.
b. Functionality cookies: these cookies remember your preferences for a website, such as language preference, usernames or shopping basket.
c. Performance cookies: these cookies capture website and app usage information on an abstract level and are used to provide analytics and metrics such as the number of visitors and which pages are most frequently accessed. These cookies include Google Analytics (see also below).
d. Targeting or Advertising cookies: these cookies are used to collect information about browser habits and can be used to customize advertising and marketing. These cookies are – most of the time – third party cookies.
If required by law, we will ask your consent before using cookies.

Do we use third party cookies?
Our websites and apps are using cookies of third parties, such as Google, Addthis, Pardot. These third parties may be able to monitor your use of the DFE Pharma website. We would like to be transparent and inform you properly about the third party cookies that can be placed by visiting our website and using our apps. Here you find the most recent list of cookies, domains, third parties and retention periods.

1) scContentEditorFoldersWidth  This cookie is set for admins
2) shell#lang  This cookie is set to remember the language of the user
3) sitecore_userticket This cookie is set to maintain user sessions
4) .ASPXAUTH The ASPXAUTH cookie is used to determine if a user is authenticated.
5) _ga This cookie is set to generate Google Analytics statistics
6) sc_fv This cookie is set to determine the flash version
7) __CSRFCOOKIE Security Cookie to prevent counterfeits
8) _utmz, __utmc, __utma These cookies are used for Google Analytics 
9) dfe-website#lang This cookie is set to remember the language of the user
10) SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE This cookie is used for Sitecore Analytics
11) ASP.NET_SessionId This is a cookie that ASP.NET uses to store a unique identifier for your session
12) __atuvc This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.
13) muxData This cookie uniquely identifies the web client that has accessed the site without storing any personally identifiable information.
14) __distillery This cookie is used by our video player to remember where you are in a video
15) SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE To identify repeat visits from a single user, Sitecore sends a persistent session cookie to the web client.

The above list will be updated regularly, but we cannot fully guarantee its completeness.

How do you reject or delete cookies?
There are several ways to exclude or minimalize the use of cookies on your device.
a. If required by law, we will ask your consent before using cookies. It is up to you to accept or decline.
b. You can also choose to reject or block the cookies set by DFE Pharma or the websites of any third party suppliers by changing your browser settings. More information may be found in the help function of your browser.
c. You can opt-out from our Google Analytics cookies by installing this Add-on by Google in your browser:
d. You can opt-out from personalized online advertisements served by several companies, including those whose third party cookies we use, by visiting
Note, however, that if you reject the use of cookies some of the functions of our websites may not work correctly.

If you have any questions regarding this Cookie policy or the cookies being used by our website, please let us know. You can contact us by clicking on the contact link on the website that forwarded you to this Cookie policy.

Changes to this Cookie Policy
This Cookie policy may occasionally change when prompted by new developments or when our cookies change. DFE Pharma advises you to read this Cookie policy regularly, in order to stay up to date on any changes.

This Cookie policy was last updated on 22 November 2017.