About Cookies on VivindaTV Web Sites

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies on VivindaTV web sites do lots of different jobs, like authenticate you when visiting the web sites, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, storing your settings and preferences of movie playback functionality and generally improving your experience of a web site.

VivindaTV web sites can also use some non-essential cookies. We do not do this to track individual users or to identify them, but to gain useful knowledge about how the sites and their content are used so that we can keep improving them for our users. Without the knowledge we gain from the systems that use these cookies we would not be able to provide the service we do.

The types of cookies we use

We may use “user interface customization cookies”. Once set, you do not need to specify your preferences again on another visit to the site.

We will place an “authentication cookie” on your computer. This allows you to leave and return to VivindaTV web sites without re-authenticating yourself.

We will place “video player cookies” on your computer. These cookies are used to store data needed to play back video or audio content and store the user’s preferences.

Novartis likes to understand how visitors use our websites by using web analytics services. They count the number of visitors and tell us things about the visitors’ behaviour overall – such as the typical length of stay on the site, the average number of pages a user views, what media content a user consumes and similar behavior and viewing patterns. For this purpose we place a “first party analytics cookie” on your computer. Information collected through these cookies are not used to identify users but in as aggregated information only so that a user may not be identified.

Any data collected by using these cookies may be stored and managed by third parties, who act for or on Novartis behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purposes described in the Privacy Notice

For more information on third parties and for contact information please refer to the Privacy Notice

How to control cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

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. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.