Cookie policy

GlaxoSmithKline uses cookies to improve the experience for our website visitors.
As we are required by law to obtain your consent for all types of cookies that we place, we have published this Cookie Policy. It explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site.
If you do not want to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can modify your browser settings so that it notifies you when receiving cookies or you can choose to restrict or block cookies.
Please note however that restriction or blocking of cookies that are strictly necessary for you to move around our website and use its features may prevent you from using the website satisfactorily and some features may be rendered inoperable.

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 cookies there.

In addition to cookies, we may also use other Internet technologies, such as web beacons or pixel tags, and other similar technologies, to deliver or communicate with cookies and track your use of our website.
We also may include web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon, and how.
The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer and measure the overall effectiveness of our online content, campaigns, and the products and services we offer through our website (if any). By accessing our website and agreeing to receive our e-mail messages or newsletters, you agree to that we can use other Internet technologies such as those mentioned above on your device.

Our website may allow third parties to download cookies to your device.
Third parties, such as analytics firms and business partners, may use cookies and other technologies to collect non-personal data about your online activities while you are on our website.
This information may be used to measure usage of our website and personalize advertising content on our website. We do not have access to or control over cookies or other features these third parties may use, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy.
Please refer to the privacy policies of those third parties to better understand their activities and practices.

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 shopping basket (if applicable).

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. They 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 do not 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 internet.

You can learn more about how to manage your cookies by visiting the Help function of your browser, or you can visit www.aboutcookies.org which provides detailed information on managing cookies on popular browsers. Please be aware that parts of the site may not function correctly if you disable cookies.