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Cookie Policy

April 2018

Healthcare Europa Limited (trading as Healthcare Business International incorporated in England and Wales under company number 07823199

with its registered office and trading address situated at 4b Thane Works, London, N7 7NU (“Healthcare Europa”, “We” and “Our”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.  By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the list below:

Cookie :
Strictly Necessary
Purpose of Cookie:
These are the cookies that are essential for websites on to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions
Examples:

PHPSESSID – this is the user’s session ID that is stored on the server and used for validation. It is a core component of how the internet operates.

Link for more information:
Cookies

Cookie:
Performance
Purpose of Cookie:
Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with the website, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. These details are only used to improve how a website functions.

The Google Analytics measurement libraries use HTTP cookies to “remember” what a user has done on previous pages/interactions with the website.

Examples of performance cookies:

‘floatingRegister’ (24 hours) and ‘hbi_popup’ (72 hours) are used to control the popup banners that might be available.

Link for more information:
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Cookie:
Third Party/Embedded Content

Sites make use of different third-party applications and services to enhance the experience of website visitors. These include social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons), or embedded content from Youtube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.