Cookie Statement

Last updated: June 2021

What Are Cookies?

When you visit our website, it may store or retrieve information in your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer’s hard disk by a website. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is typically used to make the site work as you expect it. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use?

There are two broad categories of cookies: First party cookies, served directly by us to your device and third-party cookies, which are served by a third party e.g. Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies”, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “permanent cookies”, meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the website to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

This website uses the cookies that perform the following functions, namely:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies; and
  2. Advertising/Targeting Cookies.

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.  This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Cookie nameCookie TypeSourceExpiryPurpose
wp-settings-1Strictly necessary cookiestakeonduchenne.eu1 yearCaching library content
wp-settings-time-1Strictly necessary cookiestakeonduchenne.eu1 yearCaching local device time

2. Advertising/Targeting cookies – are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you but can also limit the number of times you see an advertisement and be used to chart the effectiveness of an ad campaign by tracking users’ clicks. They are usually placed by third-party advertising networks with a website operator’s permission but can be also placed by the operator. These cookies can remember that you have visited a website, and this information can be shared with other organizations, including other advertisers. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests.

We use the following advertising cookies:

Cookie nameCookie TypeSourceExpiryPurpose
Google AnalyticsAdvertising/Targetinganalytics.google.com2020Capturing device information for tracking purposes and SEO monitoring
Google Tag ManagerAdvertising/Targetingtagmanager.google.com2020Capturing click event information such as PDF downloads or popup opens to validate valuable content
[omappvp]Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comExpires in 11 yearsused for determining new vs. returning visitors
omappvsAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiryused to determine when a new visitor becomes a returning visitor
om-global-cookie / omGlobalSuccessCookieAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiryused to prevent any future OptinMonster campaigns from showing on your site. Disabled by default, can be edited in the Site settings
om-interaction-cookie / omGlobalInteraction CookieAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comDefault is 30 days, can be edited or disabledused to determine if a visitor has interacted with any campaign on your site.
om-{id} / om-{campaignSlug}:Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine if a visitor has interacted with a campaign ID of {id} / {campaignSl ug} on your site.
omSeen-{campaignSlug}:Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comused to determine if a visitor has been shown a campaign by the slug. No expiration date.
om-success-{id} / omSuccess-{campaignSlug}:Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comDefault is 30 days, can be edited or disabledused to determine if a visitor has successfully opted in to a campaign with the ID of {id} / {campaignSl ug} on your site
om-success-cookie / omSuccessCookieAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine if a visitor has successfully opted in to any campaign on your site.
om-{id}-closed / omSlideClosed-{campaignSlugAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused specifically with slide-in campaigns {id} / {campaignSlug} to determine if it has been closed or not by a visitor.
omCountdown-{campaignSlug}-{elementId}Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused for countdown elements {elementId} in campaigns {campaignSlu g} to determine when it should complete
omSessionStartAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comExpires with the session.used to determine the current session time of the visitor on your site.
omSessionPageviewsAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comExpires with the session.used to determine the number of pages seen by a visitor during their browsing session on your site
omFoldersSeenAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine the folders containing campaigns that have been seen by a visitor.
omFoldersOptinAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine the folders containing campaigns that have been opted in by a visitor.
omFoldersClosedAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine the folders containing campaigns that have been closed by a visitor.
omLastSeenAdvertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to determine the last time a specific visitor was seen on your site.
omVisitsFirst:Advertising/TargetingOptinmonster.comNo expiration dateused to hold page, referrer and timestamp data for when a specific visitor first visited to your site.
actAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.comSessionThis cookie is used to distinguish between two sessions for the same user, created at different times.
c_userAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com3 MonthsThe c_user cookie contains the user ID of the currently logged in user.
datrAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com2 YearsThe purpose of the datr cookie is to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user.
This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.
dprAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com1 WeekUsed for the purpose of the advertisement recommendation.
frAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com3 MonthsUsed for advertising and contains the encrypted Facebook user ID and the browser ID.
presenceAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.comSessionThe presence cookie is used to contain the user’s chat state.
sbAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com3 MonthsUsed by Facebook to improve friend suggestions.
spinAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com1 DayUsed for reporting on social campaigns.
wdAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com1 WeekThis cookie stores the browser window dimensions and is used by Facebook to optimise the rendering of the page.
xsAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.com3 MonthsThis cookie contains multiple pieces of information, separated by colon (colon is encoded to the value %3A for transmission).
The first value is an up to two-digit number representing the session number.
The second portion of the value is a session secret.
The third, optional component is a ‘secure’ flag for if the user has enabled the secure browsing feature.
_fbpAdvertising/Targeting cookies.facebook.comSessionUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
mucAdvertising/Targeting cookies.t.co2 yearsThis cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
_gaAdvertising/Targeting cookies.twitter.com1 YearThis cookie distinguishes users from each other.
personalization_idAdvertising/Targeting cookies.twitter.com2 yearsThis cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
guest_idAdvertising/Targeting cookies.twitter.com2 yearsTwitter – Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media.
mboxAdvertising/Targeting cookies.twitter.com2 yearsTwitter – Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media.
syndication_guest_idAdvertising/Targeting cookies.twitter.com2 yearsThis cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
lisscAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com6 monthsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
liapAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com1 YearUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
langAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.comSessionUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
_gcl_auAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com2 MonthsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
_guidAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com3 MonthsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
li_sugrAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com3 MonthsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
aam_uuidAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com1 MonthUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
bcookieAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com2 YearsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
lidcAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com1 DayUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
li_oatmlAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com1 MonthUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
UserMatchHistoryAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com1 MonthUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
AMCV_14215E3D5995C
57C0A495C55%40AdobeOrg
Advertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.com6 MonthsUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
JSESSIONIDAdvertising/Targeting cookies.linkedin.comSessionUsed for CSRF protection.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more details on how Google processes your data please visit Google’s Privacy Policy available at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8–11, Firefox and Opera.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

We use software tools such as Web server logs to gather information about our website users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our website and better serve our customers. This information assists us in designing and arranging our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our website to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers.

Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our website and evaluate our website’s visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you although they do permit us to send focused online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.

How to control or delete cookies

Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the cookies settings in your browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. However, note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience with the site and the services we are able to offer. If you have accepted our use of some or all cookies, the above information relates to cookies used on this website only. Please note that any consent to accept or to decline cookies is limited to this website only and not to other third-party owned websites or any other webpages, which may be hyperlinked to this website. For more information on cookies used by those websites, please refer to the specific privacy notice or cookie policy on those websites.

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device, then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how or you can click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser:

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, or www.allaboutcookies.org which contain general information about cookies and comprehensive information on how to modify the cookie settings on a wide variety of browsers and how to delete cookies from your computer. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone or tablet you will need to refer to your device manual.

Our Use of Cookies

In addition to cookies that are necessary to operate this website, we use optional cookies to provide website functionality and give you the best possible experience. We won't set optional cookies unless you enable them. For more detailed information see our Cookie Statement , which explains among others, how to set your cookie preferences and how to recall your consent.

Cookie Settings

Some cookies are essential, others help us improve your experience by providing insights into how the website is used. Select the cookie types listed below, and then save your preferences. Refer to our Cookie Statement for more information.

Strictly Necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility.

I accept the advertising/targeting cookies
Advertising/targeting cookies, which we use to track user activity and sessions so that we can deliver a more personalized service, and (in the case of advertising cookies) which are set by the third parties with whom we execute advertising campaigns and allow us to provide advertisements relevant to you.