Cookie Policy

Effective Date: April 1, 2024

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies and other tracking technologies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use (i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used), and how to manage the cookie settings.

The information in this Cookie Policy supplements our [Privacy Notice], which describes our general privacy practices. 

Types of Cookies/Tracking Technologies We Use

Our Digital Properties and the third parties that we authorize may use the following tracking technologies:

  • Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when a Digital Property is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the Digital Property function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the Digital Property performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
  • Session replay tools, which record your interactions with our Digital Properties, such as how you move throughout our Digital Properties and engage with our webforms. In addition to the uses described below, this information helps us improve our Digital Properties and identify and fix technical issues visitors may be having with our Digital Properties.

How We Use Cookies/Tracking Technologies

We may use first-party and third-party tracking technologies for several purposes. First-party tracking technologies are mostly necessary for our Digital Properties to function the right way.

The third-party cookies used on our Digital Properties are mainly for understanding how the Digital Property performs, how you interact with our Digital Properties, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our Digital Properties.

Types of Data Collected

We may collect the following types of data about you or your device through tracking technologies:

  • IP address;
  • Location (both approximate and precise);
  • Cookie ID;
  • Device ID;
  • Ad ID;
  • Operating system;
  • Device type;
  • Device settings and other device information;
  • Browser type;
  • Browser history;
  • Search history;
  • Pages viewed; and
  • Other data about your interactions with our Digital Properties.

Uses of Data

We and authorized third parties use these technologies for purposes including:

  • Functionality/necessity, including to allow you to view a webpage, log into an account, or fill in a form. These cookies are necessary so that users can navigate our Digital Properties and use our Digital Properties’ features. We refer to cookies used for this purpose as “Necessary Cookies” in this Cookie Policy;
  • Personalization, such as to remember language preferences and pages and products you have viewed in order to enhance and personalize your experience when you visit our Digital Properties. We refer to cookies used for this purpose as “Personalization Cookies” in this Cookie Policy; 
  • Analytics, such as to analyze how our Digital Properties are used in order to maintain and improve the performance of our Digital Properties and your experience. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us improve our Digital Properties’ functionality. Google Analytics may use cookies to perform their services. To learn how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at We refer to cookies used for this purpose as “Analytics Cookies” in this Cookie Policy;
  • Targeting, such as to conduct advertising and content personalization on our Digital Properties and those of third parties, track our activity over time and across properties to develop a profile of your interests and advertising to you based on those interests (“interest-based advertising”); provide you with offers and online content that may be of interest to you; and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and our communications with you, including identifying how and when you engage with one of our emails. We refer to cookies used for this purpose as “Targeting Cookies” in this Cookie Policy; and
  • Integrating with social media, such as to enable you to interact with social media plugins and share content to social media. We refer to cookies used for this purpose as “Social Media Cookies” in this Cookie Policy.

Disclosures of Data

We may disclose data collected through cookies to the following types of recipients or allow the following recipients to directly collect data using cookies:

  • Social media companies;
  • Advertising networks;
  • Analytics providers (including providers of ad tracking and reporting services);
  • Security providers; and
  • Other technology providers and business partners.

Your Choices

You can control how we use cookies. Please be aware that if you disable the use of cookies, the functionality of our Digital Properties may be negatively impacted and certain areas or features may not display or work correctly.

Preference Center. You can change your cookie preferences any time by using our Preference Center. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away. 

Cookie Settings

Browser settings. In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Listed below are the links to the support documents on how to manage and delete cookies from the major web browsers.




Internet Explorer:


Interest-Based Advertising. Some of the third parties we work with participate in industry groups that offer mechanisms for opting out of interest-based advertising. Residents of Europe can use the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out tool at, and residents of the United States can use the Digital Advertising Alliance’s mechanism at and the Network Advertising Initiative’s mechanism at Opting out of interest-based advertising using these tools will not opt you out of all advertising, but rather only interested-based advertising from us or our partners or representatives. 

If you are using a mobile device, you can manage interest-based ads on your device by adjusting the settings provided by your device manufacturer or the operating system provider:

The Cookies/Tracking Technologies We Use or Have Recently Used

In general, our Digital Properties currently use the following cookies and other tracking technologies. This list may be updated regularly.

Necessary Cookies




Retention Period


This cookie is used when embedding HubSpot forms within a website.



This cookie is neessary for the functionality of the clinical trials search.



This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.

1 hr


The website’s WordPress theme uses this cookie. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.



WordPress sets this cookie when a user interacts with emojis on a WordPress site. It helps determine if the user’s browser can display emojis properly.



CookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information about the site visitors.

1 year

Functional Cookies




Retention Period


The cookie ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY is used by YouTube to store the last search result entry that was clicked by the user. This information is used to improve the user experience by providing more relevant search results in the future.



The yt-player-headers-readable cookie is used by YouTube to store user preferences related to video playback and interface, enhancing the user’s viewing experience.


Advertising Cookies




Retention Period


Youtube sets this cookie to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.



YouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth, determining whether the user gets the new or old player interface.

6 months


YouTube sets this cookie to store the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.

6 months


YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.



YouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.



If you have any questions regarding our Cookie Policy, please contact us at