Cookie policy

At MedBrief, we are committed to transparency about how we collect and process your data. The purpose of this policy is to describe what cookies are, what we use them for, and how you can manage them during your visit to, or use of our website.

MedBrief recognises the importance of protecting data and privacy. We follow international best practices for information security management and apply the processes as outlined in the ISO 27001.

For more information about how we use personal information, please read our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file (that contains letters and numbers) that is downloaded on to your device when you visit a website. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive, tablet or mobile device. When you visit our site, it allows us to recognise and remember you.

As a user, you can accept or decline cookies. Please note that if you decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the MedBrief website.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies serve several useful purposes for you, including:

  • keeping you signed in to our website;
  • giving you access to restricted content;
  • personalizing our website's functionality based on your preferences, location, or device type;
  • ensuring the website functions correctly;
  • monitoring how users interact with our website to identify and resolve technical problems;
  • understanding our audience better to provide content most relevant to you.

The types of cookies we use

We use different types of cookies. Some of these cookies are placed by us, while others are placed by our third-party plug-ins, providers or advertisers. We use the following types of cookies:

  • Essential – These are cookies that allow our website to perform its essential functions. Without these cookies, some parts of our websites would stop working.
  • Analytics – These are cookies that monitor how our website is performing, how often you visit the site and how you interact with it. We use them to know how best to improve our website or services.
  • Functional – These are cookies that remember who you are as a user of our website. We use them to remember any preferences you may have selected on our website, like saving your username and password, or settings.

How long do cookies last?

  • Session cookies – These cookies are temporary and only last for the duration of your online session. Once you close your browser (e.g. Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari), these cookies automatically expire.
  • Persistent cookies – These cookies remain on your device even after closing your browser and last for a fixed period. (Different cookies have different expiration periods.) We use these cookies to remember you across multiple browsing sessions, such as retaining your preferences from one visit to another.

Deleting cookies

If you would like to delete your cookies, please refer to All About Cookies for step-by-step instructions for your browser.

Please remember that if you choose to disable cookies, some functionality of our website may be lost.

For more information about managing cookies, please visit:

Updates to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy periodically to reflect changes in the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please refer to this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.


Please contact us should you have any enquires about this policy.

MedBrief is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 10632197. Our registered office is at Unit 5 Avenue Terrace Avenue Road, Aston, Birmingham, England, B6 4DY.