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Cookie Policy

For what purposes do we use cookies?

We use cookies on our website and any sub-domain to create the most secure and effective website possible for our visitors. Cookies may be used to help speed up your future activities and experience on our website. We also use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use our site and to help us improve the structure and content.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them and what benefits they bring as well as how you can delete cookies.

What are cookies and what types of cookies do we use?

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device and remember specific information about your session while you are connected. LEO Pharma use cookies on their websites for a variety of reasons, such as to determine preferences, let users navigate between pages efficiently, verify the user and carry out other essential security checks.

Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user, and they do not in any way damage your computer.

You can read more specifically about the different types of cookies used on this site in the table below. More information about cookies in general can also be found on




Session Cookies

These cookies are essential to make the website work correctly, as they enable you to move around our website and use our features.

Examples include remembering previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website. These cookies don’t identify you as an individual.

If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance of the website, or parts of it.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies help our site remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. This results in faster and more convenient access.

A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or "lifetime" of the specific cookie and your browser settings).


Technical cookies

Sitecore uses a session cookie (SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE) and a permanent cookie (SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE) to handle its internal analytics tracking.

A session cookie (ASP.NET_SessionId) is used to identify the active session, and a session or permanent cookie (. ASPXAUTH).

The Add this (share) function uses a permanent cookie for the following:

The __atuvc cookie is created and read by our JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.

We use a Google Analytics cookie; further information can be seen here:
Finally, this website uses the Hotjar web analytics service. Hotjar may record mouse clicks, mouse movements and scrolling activity. Hotjar does not collect personally identifiable information that you do not voluntarily enter in this website. Hotjar does not track your browsing habits across websites which do not use Hotjar services. More information about hotjar cookies is available here:

How do you avoid and delete cookies?

The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for this site or any other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will tell you how to do this.

However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our site. If you therefore choose to disable the cookies that we use, this may impact your experience while on the DermaWorld site, for example you may not be able to visit certain areas of the site and you may not receive personalized information.

If you use different devices to view and access the site (e.g., your computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

For more information on how to disable cookies, visit

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