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II. Analytics

These cookies help us analyzing use of our website and identify options for improvement:

Adobe Analytics (Omniture)

This website uses Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (“Adobe”). Adobe Analytics uses cookies in order to analyze overall traffic and usage patterns through this website on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim. The IP address collected by the cookie is anonymized before geo-localization is performed. Adobe will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Adobe.

You can prevent Adobe’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website will normally be stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if you are located within the EU or the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand. In exceptional cases only, your full address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may prevent web usage data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie from being transmitted to Google and processed there if you download and install the Browser-Plugin available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can also reject the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website.

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