Last updated: 2nd December 2019
1) COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:
2) INFORMATION COLLECTED
In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g. by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.
3) CONSENT FOR COOKIES
4) THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party.
5) COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:
We also use Google Analytics on this website to measure and analyse visitor information.
Our home page features ‘social buttons’. These enable users to visit our social media channels. There are buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
In order to implement these buttons and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, scripts from domains outside the Lancet Countdown are used. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about your internet browsing, including on our site. If you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information.
You should check the respective privacy and cookie policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
- Facebook – Cookies, pixels and similar technologies
6) HOW TO TURN OFF COOKIES
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.
For further information on cookies generally visit aboutcookies.org or the Information Commissioner’s webpage on: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/