This Cookies Policy (the “Policy“) explains how Astellas Pharma A/S, the data controller, whose registered office is at Arne Jacobsens Allé 15, 2300 Copenhagen S (hereinafter “Astellas”, “we”, “our” or “us”) uses cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you visit our website and its sub-domains (the “Website”). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.


What type of cookies do we use?

We use limited cookies for the purposes mentioned in the Cookie Declaration found in the site footer. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate, and we refer to these as “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies are optional and enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website. Third parties may serve cookies through our Website for analytics and other purposes. You can see the specific cookies we use for each site, in the Cookie Declaration found in the site footer.


How can you control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject the optional performance & analytics cookies. You can withdraw or change your cookie preferences at any time by selecting the relevant cookies in the Cookie Declaration found in the site footer.

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject strictly necessary cookies in our website, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

For third parties’ cookies, you can visit the relevant websites of such third parties and disable their cookies there; however, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website and lose its functionality.


How often will we update this Cookie Policy?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on 12th November 2020.


Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at