Boots/Alliance Healthcare Cookies Policy
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file placed onto your computer or device that enables Boots/Alliance Healthcare features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your computer or device, and secure your access to our websites. In addition, they enable you to easily share content with Boots/Alliance Healthcare.
What are the cookie categories of use?
Authentication – if you’re signed into your account, cookies help us show you the right information and personalise your experience.
Preferences – cookies can tell us which language you prefer and what your communications preferences are. They can also help you fill out forms on our website.
Marketing – cookies track your online activity to help advertisers deliver more relevant advertising or to limit how many times you see an ad. These cookies can share that information with other organizations or advertisers.
When does Alliance Healthcare place cookies?
What types of cookies does Alliance Healthcare use?
We use four types of cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies –
These cookies are always active and are necessary for this website to function. They cannot be switched off. 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.
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 personal data.
- Functional cookies –
These cookies enable our websites to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They are set 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.
- Performance cookies –
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites for example, which pages are used most often. These cookies do not store any personal data.
- Targeting Cookies –
These 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.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit our websites, remember your preferences, and give you a personalised experience that is in line with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions with our websites faster and more secure.
More information about cookies.
You can also learn how to control cookies on different browsers at www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/ or if you want to know how to delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/
To switch off Google Analytics, you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout