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Cookie Policy for VirtaMed


This is the Cookie Policy for VirtaMed, accessible from

What Are Cookies

Cookies are tiny files downloaded to the computer which are used by most professional websites to improve your user experience. This page describes what information they gather, how it is used and why cookies are sometimes stored. It also details how to prevent cookies from being stored, however, it should be noted that disabling cookies may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.


Disabling Cookies

In most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies as disabling them could negatively impact features you you use.You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and other websites that you visit.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are used for the reasons detailed below.

The Cookies We Set

■     Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page affected by your preferences.

■     Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through forms such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

■     Email newsletter related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services. Cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

■     Login related cookies

Cookies are used to remember if you are logged into the website. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

■     Survey related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

■     This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

■     For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

■     From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When testing new features cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site while ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

More Information

If you are unsure as to whether your functionality requires the use of cookies it is safer to leave the functionality enabled.

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