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The British Pharmacological Society (“we”, “our” or “us”) may sometimes use a device called a cookie to store sign in or other information on your computer. A cookie is a small piece of information stored by your browser or your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to our website (the “site”). You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  If you disable cookies from your browser, you may not be able to access certain features of our site.
We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site or use a shopping cart.
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The table below lists the individual cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Expiration Purpose
Browser Session Cookie ASP.NET_SessionId
1 year
1 year
1 year
1 year
These cookies are set after a user visits the site to display the preferred content culture and store the user session ID for security reasons.
My Society .ASPXFORMSTUH 3 hours This authentication cookie keeps users signed into the site, and allows the site to verify and retrieve their details from the British Pharmacological Society’s database. This does not contain any personal information.
AddThis __atuvc
30 minutes These cookies store up-to-date page share counts for the AddThis page sharing widget.
Google Analytics _ga

2 years
10 minutes
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 the 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.


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Third Party Cookies

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