Cookie Information for Users
Like most other companies, GlaxoSmithKline uses "cookies" to
improve the experience for our website visitors.
Cookies are tiny files, composed of a string of letters and
numbers, placed on your computer by web page servers. They enable
the website owner to distinguish you from other users of the
website. Cookies cannot be executed as code or used to deliver
viruses and they cannot enable us to access your hard drive. We
cannot read any information on your hard drive even if we store
The data generated through cookies on GlaxoSmithKline websites can
be used for various purposes including the following:
- Strictly Necessary: These cookies are essential in order to
enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as
accessing secure areas of the website and saving items to a
- Performance: These cookies collect information about how
visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to
most often and if they receive error messages. These cookies are
used to improve how a website works in future versions.
- Functionality: These cookies allow the website to remember
choices you make such as user name, language or region you are in
and provide a more enhanced personal experience.
- Targeting or Advertising: These cookies are used to deliver
content more relevant to you and your interests.
We don't permit any third parties to advertise on our website
but we cannot control advertisers that are allowed by internet
service providers to advertise whilst you are browsing on the
GlaxoSmithKline is required by law to obtain your consent for all
types of cookies that we place other than those that are "Strictly
Necessary". Therefore, GlaxoSmithKline is in the process of making
it easier for you to manage the different types of cookies that are
used on our websites intended for use in the EU. In the
interim, if you continue to use this website, we will assume that
choose to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser
that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, please be aware that if you use your browser settings to
block all cookies (including Strictly Necessary cookies) you may
not be able to access certain functionality or parts of this
This notice is intended for audiences in the United Kingdom.