What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of text that is stored by us on your computer for record-keeping purposes. For instance, a cookie can be used to ensure that you don't have to log in or otherwise identify yourself more than once per visit to a website.

It is easy to remove persistent cookies from your computer. You just have to follow the directions written in your browser's help documentation. To stop your computer from accepting cookies from the websites you visit, you can also use your browser's help documentation.

Blocking or erasing cookies from your computer will not affect your ability to visit or view our site. However, you must be aware that some functions, such as save pages and sign ups, might operate with reduced functionality or not at all.

The types of Cookies we use

User interface customisation Cookie: lang - This cookie is used to save the language selected by the user so the next time they visit the site, we remember what their language preference is. This cookie is never used by anyone other than Takeda and has a 1-year expiration.

Tracking Cookie (Third party): _ga: Cookie used by Google Analytics ("GA") tracking. We have GA tracking on our site so we can learn how many users are visiting our site and how they are interacting with the site. This cookie is shared with Google. Your personal information is anonymized and cannot be used to identify you by Google. (2 year expiration)

How to Control Cookies

All popular web browsers, such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc., provide you with ways of managing the use of cookies.

If you don't want to receive cookies, or wish to be notified when cookies are used, you can modify your browser through the settings page.

For more information on how to customize your settings based on the browser and operating system you use, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.