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What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies help a website for example to remember the pages you have visited and your preferences (such as language and font size) so that you do not have to re-enter them every time you visit the website.

Cookies can be both permanent (persistent) cookies and temporary (session) cookies. Session cookies remain in your browser's cookie file until you leave the website. Persistent cookies remain in your browser's cookie file for much longer; however, how long depends on the lifetime of that specific cookie.

There are also different types of cookies: functional cookies, analytical cookies, marketing cookies, third-party tracking cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

Our cookies help us to provide you with a better website and help us analyse our website usage more accurately.

We only use statistical cookies. This means that we use cookies to automatically collect certain technical information when you are visiting our website, such as your IP address, the type of your mobile device or computer you use to access our website, details of your operating system and browser and other information regarding the configuration of your computer or device.

Do we share information that is gathered by cookies?

In all cases in which we use cookies, we will not collect Personal Data except with your permission. Pharming may provide other third parties with statistical information and analysis, but we verify that this happens in a privacy-friendly manner so no one can be identified from this information prior to disclosure.

The Cookies we use and their purpose

Managing your cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. If you do not want cookies placed on your computer or mobile device, you will be shown a prompt requesting your consent to those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible browsing experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, decline certain cookies to be stored on your computer, but keep in mind that deleting necessary cookies may prevent you from using parts of our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. This means that you can withdraw permission you have given before, but you can also decide to permit cookies at a later stage.

In addition to the controls we provide, you can adjust the settings of your browser so that you receive a warning before certain cookies are placed. You can also set the settings so that your browser refuses certain cookies. Please note that certain parts of the website will not function or will not function optimally when you block cookies. The way you can disable cookies varies per browser and device you use.

Changes to this Cookie Statement

We may change this Cookie Statement at any time. If we do so, details of the changes will be indicated at the bottom of this page. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of our site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Statement and any previous version(s), the current provision and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this Cookie Statement, please feel free to contact us.


Physical address

Vondellaan 47
2332 AA Leiden

Postal address

Darwinweg 24
2333 CR Leiden

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V1, last updated: February 2022

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