Cookie policy

GlaxoSmithKline uses cookies to improve the experience for our website visitors and has published this cookie policy. It explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. If you don’t 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.

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.

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.

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 don’t 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.

GlaxoSmithKline is required by law to obtain your consent for all types of cookies that we place other than those that are “strictly necessary”.

You can learn more about how to manage your cookies by visiting the Help function of your browser, or you can visit www.cookies.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.

  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy.  The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Changes to the acceptable use policy

We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.