Introduction

To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant products and services to our site visitors and members, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This statement provides you with information about cookies and how to control them for this website. 

What is a Cookie?

When you visit our website,  it may store or retrieve information in your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information, normally consisting of just letters and numbers, that are stored to your browser or your computer’s hard drive. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is typically used to make the site work as you expect it. 

What Types of Cookies We Use?

There are two broad categories of cookies: First party cookies, served directly by us to your device and third-party cookies, which are served by a third party e.g. Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies”, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies”, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the website to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again. 

This website uses the following Cookies: 

1. Functionality Cookies – These cookies allow our site to remember the choices you make (such as your language, preferences, or region) to provide a more personalized online experience. These cookies collect information that may be anonymous but may also include personal information that you have disclosed. If you do not accept these cookies, the site’s performance and functionality may be affected, and access to content on the site may be restricted. 

We use the following functionality cookies:

Cookie name Cookie Type Source Expiry Purpose
view_cookie-policy Session Amicus Session Cookies Policy Acceptance

2. Performance Cookies – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, length of time spent on the site, 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. 

We use the following performance cookies:

Cookie name Cookie Type Source Expiry Purpose
_gid Third Party Google 24 hours Analytics
_ga Third Party Google 2 years Analytics
_dc_gtm Third Party Google Session Analytics
X-Mapping Third Party Stingray Session Load balancing

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 

For more details on how Google processes your data please visit Google’s Privacy Policy available at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8–11, Safari, Firefox and Opera.

How to accept, control and delete our Cookies 

For performance and functionality cookies, we request your consent (by the “Accept all cookies” button or through our cookie settings or your browser cookie settings) before placing them on your device.  

If you do not wish to give consent or wish to withdraw your consent to any performance or functionality, cookies at any time, you will need to modify your preferences in the cookie settings or delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details or you can click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser: 

Please note that disabling or blocking some or all the categories of cookies will affect the functionality of the website and may impact your access and experience with our website and the services we are able to offer. 

Any of your cookie preferences is limited to this website only and not to other third-party owned websites or any other webpages, which may be hyperlinked to this website. For more information on cookies used by those websites, please refer to the specific privacy notice or cookie policy of those websites.

Contact

For further information, please contact us at info@amicusrx.com. Alternatively, you may wish to visit  www.aboutcookies.org, www.allaboutcookies.org or https://cookiepedia.co.uk/ which contain general information about cookies and comprehensive information on how to modify the cookie settings on a wide variety of browsers and how to delete cookies from your computer. 

Last updated: April 06, 2020