1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preference for a certain period of time.
2. Some types of cookies
Some cookies, known as “session cookies”, exist only in temporary memory while you navigate the website, and are deleted when you close your browser. Others cookies, known as “persistent cookies” remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them. These persistent cookies enable certain information about your use to be recalled when you return to the website.
“First-party cookies” match the domain that is shown in your browser’s address bar. “Third-party cookies” are placed by a website from a domain other than the one you are visiting.
On this website, Besins Healthcare (UK) Ltd and its affiliates (hereinafter “BESINS”) use session cookies, persistent cookies, first-party cookies and third-party cookies. When browsing this website, you accept by default that BESINS installs cookies on your browser.
However, you can set your browser to refuse or remove them, if you wish. We suggest that you type “cookies” in your browser’s help section to access the setup instructions for more information about how to proceed.
Please note that if you have chosen the option for your browser not to accept such cookies, you will not benefit from the features offered by such cookies.
4. Cookies used on this website
_ga (Google analytics). This is a third party cookie that tracks users to the website. Expiration Time: 2 years.
_gat (Google analytics). The _gat global object is a third-party cookie used to create and retrieve tracker objects, from which all other methods are invoked. Used to throttle request rate. Expiration Time: 10 minutes.
_verifiedHuman (Wordfence). This is a third party security cookie used to protect the site against attackers by checking if people behave like robots or like people. Expiration Time: 30 days.
wfvt_800342983 (Wordfence). This is a third party cookie used to track users for the duration of their visit so that we can group their page views together. Expires when user exits the site.
BHUK/2016/308. Date of preparation July 2016