What are cookies and how are they used?
A cookie is a small file, usually made up of letters and numbers. It is downloaded to the memory of a computer or other type of device used for browsing the Internet (smartphone, tablet, etc.) when the user accesses a particular website. When the user accesses a website from a web browser, the web site sends information to the browser and it creates a text file. Each time the user accesses that site again, the browser sends this file to the website. Thus the cookie always announces the website when the user returns to the site.
In general, the role of cookies is to ensure a fast and easy interaction between users and websites. Cookies are also used so that users can easily resume their activities at the next visits of a website, previously visited.
- To recognize new visitors on the site –
- To recognize past visitors.
- To improve the website.
- To better understand the interests of our clients and visitors on our website.
Types of cookies used on the NOVAARTIS website
Active performance cookie
Active session cookie
Active functional cookie
Active essential cookie
To improve the users’ experience we use the following technologies:
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our sites and web applications. For example, we collect details such as the source of the visit and the total number of visitors on our website and applications. This allows us to determine the efficiency of our promotional campaigns and the activity of users on the website
How do I uninstall/delete cookies?
Disabling cookies can make browsing certain websites difficult or even impractical. Also, you can no longer enjoy a pleasant browsing experience and implicitly all the benefits offered by that website.
Current browsers allow users to change their cookie settings. These are usually found in the “Help”, “Options” or “Preferences” menu in their browsers.