Cookie Policy

The My HIV, My Journey, My Rules website (the “Website”) is controlled and operated by Gilead Sciences Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales (company number: 02543818) whose registered office address is 280 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EE (“Gilead”).

Gilead partakes in the Passive Collection of Unidentifiable Information (e.g. Cookies)

Gilead may collect information about your visits to the Website without you actively submitting such information. Unidentified information may be collected using various technologies, such as cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer’s hard disk by a website. Web beacons (also referred to as GIF files, pixels, or Internet tags) help Gilead understand how you navigate around the Website.

As part of your use of the Website, your Internet browser automatically transmits to the Website some of this unidentified information, such as the URL of the website you just visited and the browser version your computer is operating. Passive information collection technologies can make your use of the Website easier by allowing Gilead to provide better service, customise the Website based on consumer preferences, compile statistics, analyse trends, and otherwise administer and improve the Website. Certain features of the Website may not work without use of passive information collection technologies. Information collected by these technologies cannot be used to identify you without additional information. With respect to limiting or disabling tracking technology please see section below entitled, “What choices do I have about how the Website collect and use Personal Information about me?”. The cookies used on the Website are as follows:

Cookie names: _ga & _gat

Duration: Two years

Description: These cookies relate to Google Analytics. Google Analytics are used to help collect and analyse information (in an anonymous form) about how people use a website, such as where users have come to the site from, most visited pages and time spent on the page, and user geographical location.

Cookie name: catAccCookies

Duration: Six months

Description: Cookie Bar Notice

What choices do I have about how the Website collects and uses Personal Information about me?

You may be provided with preference questions or preference boxes allowing you to indicate that you do not want the Website to use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to “remember” your Personal Information, such as user IDs or mailing addresses, on return visits. However, Gilead websites that use tracking technologies to collect unidentified information do not generally provide you with the ability to opt-out of the tracking technologies. Some Internet browsers allow you to limit or disable the use of tracking technologies that collect unidentified information, such as a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) setting.

Last Updated: 6 September 2016

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Disclaimer: The My HIV, My Rules, My Journey campaign is a disease awareness programme, that has been developed and paid for by Gilead Sciences Ltd, a science-based pharmaceutical company.
Content development has been supported by input from numerous patient groups with an interest in HIV in the UK. Individual contributors are speaking from their personal experience.
Job number: 001/UK/16-07/MI/1407a | Date of preparation: Sept 2016