Cookie policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website at (the “Website”). We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Website.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

The Cookies the Website Uses

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie Policy Accepted This is a functionality cookie which is created when you close the cookie policy messaging, so the messaging does not display again for you on subsequent visits to the Website.
Healthcare Professional (French language website only) This is a functionality cookie which is created on the French version of the site only, when a popup asks if you are a Healthcare Professional or not. Depending on your answer, you will then either be displayed the healthcare professional content on the site or that section will be hidden so you can access the patients areas only.
Google Analytics This is an analytical / performance cookie. The Website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the Website, collecting standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymised form from which no user is identifiable. 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. Google provide a browser add-on for users who wish to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google, and click here if you wish to opt out from the operation of Google Analytics.
External Cookies Some external websites use cookies whilst visiting the Owen Mumford site, so these are not set up by Owen Mumford, but are set up by the external services to provide a better online experience. These external services and cookies are detailed below.
YouTube/Google Cookies set on your browser by YouTube/Google are accessed when viewing one of the embedded YouTube videos on the Website. These are used to access your Google account information so this content can be personalised or recorded on your account history as viewing the video.
Disqus Comments Cookies set on your browser by Disqus are used to save your Disqus commenting user information, so if you are already logged into Disqus you can comment without needing to login again. Identifies companies visiting the Website using the IP addresses of our visitors. If your IP address matches one of those linked to a business, then your visit will record as a visit from your business. This allows us to better analyse visitor traffic to the Website on a business to business basis and allows us to provide an improved overall experience to yourself and your business.

By using the Website you accept our use of these cookies.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Blocking Cookies

You may block cookies by activating settings on your browser which allow you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. If you do so choose to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or some parts of  the Website.

Most cookies we use are known as session cookies. These cookies will expire whenever you close your browser or shut down your computer. Other cookies used for specific purpose will expire when that purpose is no longer required.

You can find out more about blocking cookies in specific browsers at

Changes to our Cookie Policy

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Policy in the future will be posted on this page. You should ensure that you review this page from time to time.

Contact Us

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, or any questions or comments regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us at or by recorded delivery to our postal address at Brook Hill, Woodstock, Oxford, OX20 1TU, United Kingdom or use the Contact form on the Website by clicking here.