Cookie Policy

The present Cookie Policy applies to the website By visiting and using this website, you expressly agree to the use of cookies as described in this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please block or deactivate the cookies as described below.We take the protection of your personal data seriously and use cookies in the context of our privacy protection and personal data processing policy. Please consult the Privacy Policy for more information.

What are cookies

A cookie is a small text file, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to recognize your device on subsequent visits to provide information to the owners of the site.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used to ensure that the user has an optimal experience on the website and to make future improvements. The Website uses the following types of cookies:

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are used for "technical" reasons, such as re-establishing a user’s session at login if their previous session was cancelled due to user inactivity. They allow you, for instance, to navigate between different sections of the website or to complete forms. If necessary cookies are refused or disabled, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work correctly. Such cookies are not used to analyse use of our website.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies facilitate and enhance navigation in order to help provide a more personalized user experience. They include cookies that save language preferences, as well as cookies that remember whether certain documents have already been downloaded.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website, such as information about page visits or the number of error messages displayed, in order to analyze and optimize the use of the website. To this end, cookies to support the use of Google Analytics and Twitter’s Social Plugin have been installed. For an overview of Google and Twitter’s respective privacy policies, please visit their websites.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website will normally be stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if you are located within the EU or the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand. In exceptional cases only, your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may prevent web usage data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie from being transmitted to Google and processed there if you install the Google Analytics Browser-Plugin.

How to manage cookies

Installed cookies from your computer or mobile devices can be deleted at any time. Once you have given consent to the use of cookies, this will be stored and remembered by the computer for subsequent visits. If you wish to withdraw consent at any time, you may delete the cookies using the internet browser settings. More general information about the use of cookies can be found on the website or you may always email us at


We reserve the right to amend the present Cookie Policy at any time. You are responsible for reading the applicable Cookie Policy on a regular basis and for complying with the latest version. This Cookie Policy was last modified and revised on June 6 2016.