Cookie policy

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer or mobile device at the request to your browser from a website when you visit this website. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preference for a certain period of time.

Most browsers allow cookies. However, users can set their browsers to refuse or remove them, if they wish.

Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser. They are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them from your cache. They are called permanent cookies and enable certain information about your use to be recalled when you return to the website.

A cookie can temporarily store anonymous information about the use and users of a website.

Some cookies are required in order to use a website, others allow customization and optimization of the displayed content, the collection of user preferences or the monitoring of the website's audience, website errors and the securing of its access.

2. The use of cookies when you visit our website

On our website, we and our service providers use permanent cookies. When browsing our website, you accept by default that sanofi-aventis Groupe will install cookies on your browser.

If you do not want our website to install cookies on your browser, you can disable cookies on the cookie settings page or by modifying your browser settings. In this case, certain pages of the website may not function properly.

3. The cookies we use

On this website, we use cookies to measure audience and your use of the website and to improve it.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move about the site or to provide certain features you have requested.

Cookie nameDescription
ASP.NET_SessionIdThis code is part of our system and is necessary for the website to function.
en_CookiesSettingsThis code is part of our system and is necessary for the website to function. It is used to stored cookies settings defined by the user.
en_CookiesStatusThis code is part of our system and is necessary for the website to function. It is used to stored cookies settings defined by the user.

Performance cookies

These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better user experience.

Cookie nameDescription
xtvrnThis cookie is part of the XiTi code - we use it monitor our traffic and highlight issues that may arise from people browsing our site.
_gaThis cookie is part of the Google Analytics code - we use it monitor our traffic and highlight issues that may arise from people browsing our site.
_gatThis cookie is part of the Google Analytics code - we use it monitor our traffic and highlight issues that may arise from people browsing our site.

4. What to do if you do not want to allow the use of cookies on your browser

You can block the use of cookies or remove cookies that are already installed on your browser. We draw your attention to the fact that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing certain features on our website and other websites.

You can set your browser to accept or reject all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued, to check its validity, duration and content and to periodically delete cookies.

You can also type “cookies” in your browser's help section to access the setup instructions.

For information about how to manage cookies on the browser of your mobile device, you will need to consult the device manual.

For more information about cookies, including how they are installed and how you can manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.