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COOKIE POLICY

Alnylam Cookie Policy

When you visit our web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in our Cookie Policy. By using our web site you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice. In particular, you accept the use of Third Party Cookies for the purposes described. If you do not accept the use of these cookies please disable them following the instructions in the Cookie Policy, for instance by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other Web-accessing devices by our websites. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, and to enhance our website and your experience when you browse our website. We also collect information about your use of the Site through cookies and similar technology. Cookies allow us to recognize you and maintain your preferences when you return to our Site. Cookie technology collects “clickstream” data, which does not include personally identifying information, but which reflects your activities on the Site and helps us to customize our Site experience and anticipate what may be of interest to our users, by monitoring traffic in popular areas and modifying the services and information to meet customer demand. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to the delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or https://cookiepedia.co.uk/.

The types of cookies we use

The types of cookies used on this website can be classified into one of two categories, namely Strictly Necessary Cookies and Analytics Cookies.

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. We use the following strictly necessary cookie:
    Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
    DrupalModuleFilter Drupal 24 hours from set/update These cookies are used to store user interface preferences.
    SSESXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Drupal on browser close These cookies are used to store single session data.
    has_js Drupal end of session These cookies are used to store user interface preferences.
    pop Alnylam 5 days from set/update Tracks users answer to the gateway HCP self-select (“I am a healthcare professional”)
  2. Analytics Cookies - These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works.

Our website uses Google Analytics Cookies. Information collected by the Google Analytics cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America in accordance with its privacy practices. To see an overview of privacy at Google and how this applies to Google Analytics, please click here. You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by clicking here.

Our website uses the following Google Analytics Cookies.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
_ga Google Analytics 2 years from set/update These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
_gid Google Analytics 24 hours from set/update

You may also control and delete these cookies through your browser settings.

How to control cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org (link is external), which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.