Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy


What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your device when you visit a website. They are stored on the hard disk of your device. Some cookies are deemed strictly-necessary; these cookies are used to facilitate essential tasks on the website, like helping users to navigate between pages in an efficient way and keeping the site functioning securely and efficiently. Other cookies are used to manage performance and track usage of the site. Ipsen uses these cookies on our sites to help us to understand how our sites are being used so that we can continually improve and develop our sites. Under the EU Directive 2009/136/EC, we will store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary. When we use other cookies, that are not strictly necessary, we will ask for your permission. The information collected using cookies does not usually directly identify you. But some cookies may contain personal data, such IP address, date and time of visit to the website, operating system, browser and how the user accesses the site (see the website Privacy Notice for more information about how we process your personal data, your rights and how to contact us).  

What cookies does this website use?

This website uses strictly necessary cookies to manage navigation in the site, necessary for user functionality and security. The website also uses web analytics. This provides Ipsen with information about site visitor behaviour, such as identifying search engine keywords that led the user to the site, how long users stay on the site, which pages they visit and which pages are most visited. The site also uses Google Analytic, a service provided by Google, Inc., to track web usage and provide overall web anonymous statistics on usage. You can see Google Analytics privacy information here: Safeguarding your data – Analytics Help (
Cookie Category Purpose Source Retention Period
OptiononConsent Strictly necessary This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. Third-Party 1 year
OptiononAlertBoxClosed Strictly necessary This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie contains no personal information. Third-Party 1 year
_gid Performance / Google Analytics The cookie is used to store and count pageviews Third-Party 1 day
_ga Performance / Google Analytics Distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports. Third-Party 13 months
_gat_UA- Performance / Google Analytics This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites Third-Party session
_gat_gtag_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Performance / Google Analytics Allows the creation of up to 50 different views in Analytics to show data in relation to the website Third-party 1 minute
_ga_xxxxxxxxxxxxx Performance / Google Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Third-party 13 months

How do I set or change my cookie settings?

You will be presented with options to manage the cookies on this website when you first enter the site and then periodically after that. You will be able to accept all cookies or choose which cookies to accept or decline. If you decline any types of cookie, these will not be sent to your device. Alternatively, you can control cookies through most web browsers through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit  

What happens when I share on social media platforms?

If you ‘share’ Ipsen content on social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about how to manage them.