What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website, usually to allow the website to customize itself to you. In addition to standard cookies, websites can use other technologies such as flash cookies and embedded pixels for similar reasons.
- To record that you are logged in (if you chose to register and log in) so that you don’t need to keep logging in and so that we can pre-fill certain data in forms.
- To monitor our website’s performance and to help us enhance usability, we collect information on usage patterns using our own and 3rd party analytics software. This includes tracking things like which pages are visited on our site, the sequence in which people explore the site and how long is spent on each page.
- To tailor aspects of the site based on your previous usage patterns and information relating to your location. This includes remembering that you have selected a certain language preference or setting it automatically because you appear to be based in certain location.
- To offer certain functionality that is provided by 3rd party sites such as social sharing and authentication (e.g. Facebook logins).
Can I delete Antidote cookies?
Yes, most web browsers will allow you to delete any locally held cookies. Note that will impact some functionality e.g. it will log you out of our site.
Can I block Antidote cookies?
Yes, most major web browsers will allow you to block cookies from being stored, or prompt you on an individual basis when a website wants to store a cookie. Note that blocking cookies may adversely impact some functionality on our site (e.g. the ability to register and apply for a clinical trial). For more information on cookies, including how you can delete and block them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
Last Updated on 22nd September, 2016