What is a cookie?
When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to, to make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your device when you visit a website. They are stored on the hard disk of your device.
Some cookies are deemed strictly-necessary; these cookies are used to facilitate essential tasks on the website, like helping users to navigate between pages in an efficient way and keeping the site functioning securely and efficiently.
Other cookies are used to manage performance and track usage of the site. Ipsen uses these cookies on our sites to help us to understand how our sites are being used so that we can continually improve and develop our sites.
Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) and the EU Directive 2009/136/EC, we will store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary. When we use other cookies, that are not strictly necessary, we will ask for your permission.
What cookies does this website use?
This website uses strictly necessary cookies to manage navigation in the site, necessary for user functionality and security.
They cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
The site also uses web analytics. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
The site also uses Google Analytics to track web usage and provide overall web statistics on usage. You can see Google Analytics privacy information here: Safeguarding your data – Analytics Help (google.com)
Functional cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Targeting cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
How long is information gathered from cookies kept for?
The cookies are set to expire when the information is no longer needed or after a maximum period of 13 months.
How do I set or change my cookie settings?
You will be presented with options to manage the cookies on this website when you first enter the site and then periodically after that. You will be able to accept all cookies or choose which cookies to accept or decline. If you decline any types of cookie, these will not be sent to your device.
To access cookie settings now, please click the button below:
Alternatively, you can control cookies through most web browsers through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or https://www.allaboutcookies.org/. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
What happens when I share on social media platforms?
If you ‘share’ Ipsen content on social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about how to manage them.
This Cookies Policy was last updated in August 2023.