Cookies Policy

Last update: May 21, 2018

The Medical Letter understands that your privacy is important to you and we are committed to being transparent about the technologies we use.

The Medical Letter uses cookies on medicalletter.org for a number of purposes. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and allow us to improve our site.

By continuing to browse or use our website, you agree that we can store and access cookies as described in this Cookies Policy.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored on your computer by your web browser and allows the website or a third¬-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

“First-party Cookies” are cookies that belong to The Medical Letter and that The Medical Letter places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our website.

How The Medical Letter uses cookies
When you use and access the website, we may send a number of cookies to your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the website, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to identify your device. We use both session and persistent cookies on the website.

A persistent cookie helps us provide better service to you as an existing user, so it’s easier to return to The Medical Letter website. After you sign in, a persistent cookie stays in your browser and will be read by The Medical Letter website when you return to our site. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).

Essential cookies. We use essential cookies to store a visitor's incoming promotional code. This allows us to provide a discount on a product and track the source from which the user found out about our special offer. Another essential cookie is used to identify and allow an authorized user to gain entry to a Site License subscription.

Convenience cookies. These cookies make the use of the website an easier experience for you. These are the cookies that prefill forms during an error response or simply when you return to our website and want that information you entered before to be there the next time you come back.

Third-party cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of The Medical Letter website. The Medical Letter does not control the operation of any these cookies. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. These data do not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

What are your choices regarding cookies
If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following website: