What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file containing anonymous information (letters and numbers) which is exchanged between your browser and our web server. Cookies are created by either our web server or your browser when you visit our website.

Cookies can be divided into two categories, essential and non essential. 

Essential cookies

Some cookies are required to perform essential functions on Medical Prime website and they are called essential cookies. For example, when you contact us, we use a special cookie to verify that data sent by your browser arrive intact into our web server.

Non-essential cookies

Non-essential are the cookies which are used to perform analysis of our website, e.g. which pages are visited the most, what time of the day etc. These cookies are anonymised and no user specific details are recorded. We do not record anything that could potentially identify a user e.g. the IP address.


The table below explains all the essential and non-essential cookies we use and their function:

Cookie name Owner What is doing
_ga google google analytics, collects user metrics
csrftoken medical prime The medical prime web server uses this Request Forgery Prevention mechanism(CSRF) in order to authenticate a user.
__utmc google It creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the site.
__utmz google This cookie is set by Google Maps when you load a map of our location.
__utma google This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmt_UA-114227208-1 google Used to throttle request rate. Expires in 10 minutes.
__utmb google Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_ceg.s crazy egg Cookie placed to increase usability of our website.
_ceg.u crazy egg Cookie placed to increase usability of our website.

How to block cookies

By using Medical Prime, you are consenting to our use of these cookies. If you do not consent to us using cookies, you may block the cookies by using the appropriate setting in your browser. For more information on how to disable cookies please see: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Please note that blocking cookies could affect some of the services provided on our site like 'contact us'.