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How we use cookies

How we use cookies

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set by the Almus website (, and how to reject or delete those cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.  They are sent back to the originating website each time you visit the site. Cookies can't harm your computer.

What do cookies typically do?

Cookies can be used for lots of reasons.  On the Almus website we use them to monitor how visitors use our site so that we can improve them in the future.

Types of cookies

We've used the same categorisation of cookies that has been defined by the International Chamber of Commerce (UK).  We've done this to ensure that users become familiar with the typical uses of the various types of cookies. 

Cookies used by Almus

Strictly necessary cookies - these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around websites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas. The website wouldn't work for you without them 

Performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use this information to improve how our website works. 

Functionality cookies  - these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make. We use them to remember your username and accessibility settings. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites

Cookies not used by Almus

Targeting/advertising cookies - These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests and cookies

Our public facing website allows existing or prospective customers, employees or other members of the public to find out more about our company and our products.

Cookie name Cookie type Purpose
Cookie_support Strictly necessary cookie This cookie is used to remember if your browser allows us to set a cookie. We're looking at how to remove this cookie.
Guest_Language_ID Strictly necessary cookie This cookie is used to remember the language setting. We use this cookie to deliver multilingual versions of the site. 
JSESSIONID Strictly necessary cookie
This cookie stores a unique identifier given to each computer which allows the website to keep track of your movement from page to page. It allows you to browse pages of the site quickly and easily without having to login on each page or re-enter the same information. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser window. 
__utmz __utma __utmb __utmc Performance cookie These cookies are set by Google Analytics, and they help analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers. This helps us to improve our website. The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at Alliance Healthcare. If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics, please refer to the section on Google Analytics below. We're developing a solution that allows you to chose whether you want this cookie to be set.

Managing cookies



Almus will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Almus website, or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The website contains a comprehensive set of instructions on how to accept or reject cookies on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of the Almus website.


How to opt-out of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site. Find out more about how cookies are used on the Google Privacy site.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, including any website operate by Alliance Healthcare, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from