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Cookies Policy

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file saved on your computer or mobile device at the request of a website via your browser when you visit that website. The cookies enable the website to “remember” your actions or preferences for a certain amount of time.

Most web browsers enable cookies. However, users may configure their browsers to refuse cookies or delete them as desired.

Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or until they are deleted from your cache. These are called persistent cookies, and they keep certain information about your previous visits in memory for use when you return to the website.

A cookie can be used to temporarily save anonymous information about the use and users of a website.

Some cookies are necessary in order to use a website, while others are used to customize and optimize the content being displayed, to gather user preferences, to track the website’s audience, to identify errors and to ensure secure access.

2. The use of cookies when you visit our Website

On our Website, we and our service providers use persistent cookies. When you browse our Website, you accept, by default, that sanofi-aventis Group will install cookies in your browser.

If you do not want our Website to install cookies in your browser, you can disable cookies on the Cookies Settings page, or modify your browser settings. In such a case, some pages of the Website might not function properly.

3. The cookies that we use

On this Website, we use cookies in order to obtain data about its audience and to track and improve your use of the Website.

Essential Cookies

Required to run this website, for example by enabling a visitor to stay connected to his/her account.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
JSESSIONID Used for Websphere session management.
cp_CookiesSettings Used for the cookie session management.
cp_CookiesStatus Used for the cookie management.

Performance-related Cookies

These cookies indirectly help to improve this website by tracking how you use it. This group of cookies collects anonymous information in order to generate usage statistics reports for a Website without individual users being identified.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
xtvrn Used by the software XiTi: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
xtan503003 Used by the software XiTi: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
xtant503003 Used by the software XiTi: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
_ga Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utma Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__atuvs Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utmb Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utmc Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utmt Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utmz Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.
__utvc Used by the software Google Analytic: monitors traffic and identifies potential problems faced by individuals browsing our Website.

Functionality Cookies – Twitter feed

“Twitter feed” functionality cookies enable Twitter widget content to be displayed.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
metrics_token Used by the Twitter feed service.

Functionality Cookies – Pinterest feed

“Pinterest feed” functionality cookies enable Pinterest widget content to be displayed.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
_pinterest_cm Used by the Pinterest feed service.
_pinterest_referrer Used by the Pinterest feed service.
_pinterest_sess Used by the Pinterest feed service.
csrftoken Used by the Pinterest feed service.

4. What to do if you do not wish to enable the use of cookies in your browser?

You can block the use of cookies or delete cookies which are already installed in your browser. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of the functionalities of our Website and other websites.

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

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