Our cookie and other tracking policies

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What types of personal information are collected through the use of cookies?

Cookies may obtain information identifying your computer or browser, including device ID, your IP address, and/or an Ad ID, as well as information relating to your browsing history. The information we receive through the use of cookies may be combined with other personal data from you.

What types of cookies and other tracking technologies do we use and for what purposes?

Our site may use the following types of cookies and tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: Strictly necessary cookies are required for the functioning of the website and cannot be switched off in our systems. These cookies are generally only set in response to actions by you that match a request for services, such as setting your privacy preference, logging in or completing forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies or to notify you of these cookies. However, by blocking these cookies, the website will no longer work. These cookies do not store any personal data.

  • Functionality cookies: Functionality cookies enable our websites to provide improved personalization. They can be set by us or by external service providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you reject these cookies, some or all of these services may not work correctly.

  • Performance cookies: Performance cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. These cookies help us to understand how our websites are used, e.g. which websites are most popular or least popular and how visitors move around the website. We may record your session ID, IP address, devices and your activities on the site. In some cases, these cookies may be passed on to third parties to help us manage these analyses. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and cannot be used to identify you. If you decline these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our websites and will not be able to monitor the performance of the websites.

  • Social cookies: Social cookies are set by a number of social media services that we have added to the site (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) to enable you to share our content with your friends, colleagues and networks. These cookies can track your browser and build a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on the other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

  • Advertising or targeting cookies: Advertising or targeting cookies may be set by our advertising partners on our website. They can be used by these companies to build a profile of your interests and display relevant advertising to you on other websites. These cookies do not store personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

  • Web beacons: Web beacons is a software code on a website or in an e-mail message that is used to track accessed websites or opened messages. Web beacons provide the website server with information such as the IP address and browser type of the visitor's computer. Web beacons provide us with information on how many times a page is opened and which information is consulted. Web beacons are also known as internet tags, single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs, and invisible GIFs.

How does our site respond to web browser "Do Not Track" signals?

Certain web browsers and other programs have settings that can be used to indicate your preferences regarding how or whether Roche or third parties may collect information about your online activities. Roche does not currently take account of these settings.

What choices do you have regarding targeted ads on third-party websites?

Most Internet browsers allow you to adjust your browser settings so that you are notified when a cookie is received. You can then decide whether to allow the cookie or not, or you can automatically decline all cookies. Please note that certain functions of our websites that require the use of cookies might no longer be available if you decline all cookies. If you have previously accepted cookies, you can use these same browser settings to reject such cookies if you change your mind.

In addition, some of our websites may use third-party analysis tools to collect information using cookies. The tools we use include the following:

  • Adobe Analytics: We use Adobe Analytics on our websites, which collect information about cookies. If you do not want these cookies to use your data, please use the Adobe opt-out tool, which is available here:

  • Google Analytics: Our websites may use certain Google Analytics display functions that collect information using cookies. This includes remarketing with Google Analytics and Demographics and Interests reporting. If you do not want these cookies to use your data, please use the Google opt-out tool, which is available here:

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