1. Cookies:  Use, Types and Management
 
Use of Cookies
Our website uses analytical cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the user's computer system. Similar technologies, such as web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced by HTML5, gather information on site usage. For the remainder of this policy, the term “cookies” is used to refer to both cookies and similar technologies. If a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that enables the browser to be identified if the website is accessed again. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website also require it to be possible to identify the requesting browser after a page change.
The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:
  • The user's data is saved anonymously in the user session without assigning a user ID until the order is completed.
  • We use cookies on our website which enable an analysis of the user's surfing behavior.
This way, the following data can be transmitted:
  • Entered search terms
  • Frequency of page views
  • Use of website functions
The user data is not assigned to the user. The data is not stored together with other personal user data.
When visiting our website, an information banner informs users about the use of cookies for analytical purposes and refers them to this privacy policy. In this context, there is also a note about how to prevent cookies being stored by means of the browser settings. The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be provided without the use of cookies. Such functions require the browser to be recognized after a page change.
We need cookies for remembering search terms and evaluate the analytics related to the usage of the website. Users are anonymous for GM Pharmaceuticals unless they provide a network name that clearly identifies them.
The user data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. The use of analysis cookies (browser, JavaScript capability, screen resolution, end device used, bandwidth, location) is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents.
The analysis cookies tell us how the website is used and this allows us to continuously optimize our offer.
Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website to their fullest extent.
 
What Types of Cookies are there?
  • Analytical cookies allow us to track the number of visitors to our website anonymously to monitor and enhance the browsing experience.
  • Our site uses “Google Analytics”, a third-party cookie managed by Google Inc.
  • For more information on how Google manages this cookie, please consult the group’s Privacy Policy.
  • You can deactivate this cookie by following instructions rest assured that deactivation will in no way hamper your use of our site.
 
Cookie Management
You can choose whether to accept or block cookies through your browser settings.
All major browsers allow users to choose their cookie settings. Below are links to instructions for managing and deleting the cookies from some:
 
Google Chrome:
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050?hl=en
 
Internet Explorer:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
Safari:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
 
For more information on the options available to restrict the use of cookies, please visit Your Online choices website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/