Solaris Health Cookies Policy

Introduction and General Terms

Solaris Health is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using Solaris Health services. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for our clients and contacts. This Cookie Policy relates to our use of any personal information we collect from you via any Solaris Health website that links to this Cookie Policy.

Who are we?

Solaris Healthcare Network Limited is a UK based medical communications agency offering a fully integrated service to our clients, so they can deliver the most appropriate information, education or other relevant communications to their end users. We are a subsidiary of the listed UK Company The Mission Marketing Group Plc and we sometimes work with other companies in the group to help deliver services to clients.

Web browser cookies

a) What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (all referred to here as a "device") web browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website to track online traffic flows. Similar technologies are also often used within emails to understand whether the email has been read or if any links have been clicked. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Solaris Health websites. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. You can find out about changing your cookie settings in section e.

During any visit to the Solaris Health websites a cookie may be set on your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking for and using the cookie left there on the last visit.

b) How does Solaris Health use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to understand the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. Solaris Health uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. Certain areas of Solaris Health websites may use cookies for a specific reason.

If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Solaris Health websites. However, you can find out about changing your cookie settings in section e.

c) First party cookies witnessed on Solarishealth.com

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to better understand the use of our websites and to continuously improve the services we offer. The following links contain the details of cookies used by this service and how they are used:

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Our CMS sets a persistent session ID cookie that is required for a website to track a user’s session between pages and link it to any preferences or data that has been recorded on the server e.g. login status, shopping cart contents, contact form submissions, etc.

d) Third-party cookies in embedded content on Solaris Health pages

Please note that during your visits to Solaris Health websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Solaris Health or Solaris Health’s contractors. We sometimes embed content from social media and other third-party websites. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content you may be presented with cookies from these websites and these third-party cookies may track your use of Solaris Health websites. Solaris Health does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information.

These may include:

e) Controlling your cookies

Browser controls

You can use your web browser to:

  • delete all cookies;

  • block all cookies;

  • allow all cookies;

  • block third-party cookies;

  • clear all cookies when you close the browser;

  • open a 'private browsing' / 'incognito' session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data;

  • install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.

Where to find information about controlling cookies

It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of some features of Solaris Health services, and we might not be able to provide some features you have previously chosen to receive.

f) Other information collected from web browsers

Your web browser may also provide Solaris Health with information about your device such as an IP address and details about the browser that you are using. We may also request access to your device’s location through the web-browser. We use information provided by your browser or by the link that you have clicked to understand the webpage that directed you to Solaris Health and this may be captured by performance cookies.

If you have any concerns about the way that we use cookies or respect your settings, then please contact us at DPR@solarishealth.com

Changes to Solaris Health’s Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy may be updated from time to time, so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to Solaris Health. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use Solaris Health websites to submit personal information to Solaris Health. If material changes are made to the Cookie Policy, for instance affecting how we would like to use your personal information, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Privacy Policy changes).

Contacting Solaris Health about this Cookie Policy

If you have any questions or comments about this Cookie Policy, please contact: Data Protection Officer, Solaris Health Limited, Filleigh, Devon, EX32 0RX or email: DPO@themission.co.uk