DATA PRIVACY and COOKIE STATEMENT

This page describes the terms and conditions (hereinafter the “Terms”) covering your data privay and the cookie settings at www.mystarsanofi.com (hereinafter “the Site”). When visiting the Site you accept and explicitly agree to comply with the Terms set forth below. As the Terms may be amended at any time, without prior notice, we advise you to consult them regularly.

This site uses cookies helping us to deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our Cookie Policy. Preferences can be managed in the Cookie settings.

The Site belongs to and is operated by the Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH (hereinafter “Sanofi-Deutschland GmbH”), a subsidiary of the Sanofi Group (hereinafter “Sanofi”).

A. Data Privacy

1. Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that directly identifies you or could reasonably be used in combination with other information to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by the Site and maintained by or for Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH in an accessible form. Examples of Personal Information that directly identify you can include your name, address, telephone number, email address and other similar information.

The Site is not designed to receive any confidential information which you may submit. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH does not collect any Personal Information unless you voluntarily provide it through email or forms. By providing Personal Information through email or forms, you give your consent to these being stored and processed by Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH for the purpose of answering your question, granting you access to the Site or of some other features defined on the Site and specifically requested by you. If you submit Personal Information we may use that information to contact you by e-mail to provide you with information you have requested. As a result, and with the exception of the Personal Data outlined above, all information, whatever form it is in: document, data, graphics, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or other - which you communicate on the Site will in no way be considered as confidential. As result of this, the simple fact of your transmitting this data to us grants us the right to use, reproduce, diffuse or modify this data, or to transmit it in the aim of processing your request.

2. Non-Personal Information

“Non-Personal Information” is information that is not personal and not linked to any Personal Information. Non-Personal Information will be treated as non-confidential, and we may disclose and/or use this information without any obligation whatsoever to you, for any purpose and through any means.

Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH or vendors and service providers may automatically receive and record non-personal information on our server logs from your browser. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH may use this information to improve the quality of the Site and is only used in an aggregated form.

3. Other Information provided to Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH

The Site is not intended to receive confidential information from you. Consequently, and except for Personal Information mentioned above, any information, whatever its form - document, data, graphic, question, suggestion, concept, comment or other - that you send Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH via the Site will not under any circumstances be deemed confidential. Consequently, the act of providing it to Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH alone gives Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH and/or affiliated entity the right to use it, reproduce it, publish it, alter it.

4. Non-Disclosure and Third Party Vendors

Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH will not disclose to third parties your Personal Information except (i) to affiliated entities within Sanofi, whether inside Germany, France or in other countries; (ii) to vendors and service providers who assist Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH in providing service to you (e.g. a fulfillment company for processing and mailing purposes) and complies with the applicable data privacy laws and regulations. Any affiliated entity, vendor or service provider, or other third party who has permitted access to or to whom we transfer Personal Information is required to keep your personal data confidential.

Please note that each time you visit the Site, any of your Personal Information as described above you submit may be directed to a third party site administered and hosted by a third vendor. The site will be hosted by the third party vendor BT France, Immeuble Jean Monnet, 11 place des Vosges, FR - 92061 Paris La Defense Cedex.

The third party vendors are subject to confidentiality agreements and will have no right to use any such information other than uses necessary to fulfill its services to Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH.

5. Right to Withdraw

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal data as outlined herein, please do not submit any Personal Information to Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH. If you have provided Personal Information to Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH by sending an email or regular mail to the address below.

In accordance with the applicable European data privacy laws and regulations, you have the right to access, to modify, to rectify and where applicable to suppress any Personal Information concerning you, simply by requesting it through the following ways:
By email: contact-webmaster@sanofi.com
By post: 54, rue La Boétie - 75008 Paris - France



B. Cookie Statement

Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are automatically placed on your computer locally by the internet browser when you visit the Site. Only your internet browser will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that unique cookie which is stored on your hard ware. The cookie contains some anonymous information that help and improve the overall navigation of the Site. Cookies are grouped in different categories: necessary cookies and performance cookies.

Stricly necessary cookies

Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH only uses strictly necessary cookies which are essential to the operation of this Site and secure the access to the Site. The sole purpose of the used cookies is carrying out the transmission of a communication over the Site, to allow the authentication on the Site. When using the Site you explicitly request access to the content and functionality of the Site. Without the cookies you would not be able to access the Site properly and the functionality of the Site would be very restricted. Thus, the cookies are essential to secure the functionality of the Site.
The used cookies are encrypted and do not store personal information but act as a unique key between you and the server of the Site and enable the functioning of the Site.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
JSESSIONID Used for websphere Session management.
cp_CookiesSettings Used for the general cookie management.

Performance Cookies

Performance coookies allows you to decide what type of information we keep about your visits, like your preferred language and other settings. Please note that cookies make your next visit easier and can make the site more useful to you. Performance cookies enhance your user-experience of the Site, i.e. cookies storing user-preferences like your preferred language.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
favlanguage_cp Used to store the preferred language information.

Web Analytics and Third Party Services

Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH likes to understand how visitors use the Site, e.g. the number of visitors per day, usage behavior. In order to do so Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH may use a tracking technology (web analytics services) and may automatically receive and record non-personal information on its server logs. These web analytics services are also set as cookies. Such a cookie can, amongst other things, track the web pages you visit and the options you use. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH uses these data to make the Site more user-friendly and efficient.

This Site uses the following web analytics cookies:

  • XiTi: The Site will use XiTi by AT Internet as web analytics tool and attributes a cookie to track the internet traffic on the website. XiTi will collect anonymous statistical data about you, such as the type of browser that is used, the number of page views, the exact path that an Internet user has taken on a site, the amount of time spent on the Site. No personal information will be collected. The information obtained with this cookie will be transmitted to and stored by AT Internet on servers in Bordeaux, France. AT Internet may share the information with third parties if it is obliged to do so by law or to the extent such third parties are processing this information on behalf of AT Internet. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH has no influence on this.
  • Google Analytics: The Site will place a cookie of the company Google as part of the service “Analytics”. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH uses this service to track and obtain reports on how visitors are using the Site. The information obtained with this cookie, which includes the IP-address of your computer, will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may share that information with third parties if Google is obliged to do so by law or to the extent such third parties are processing this information on behalf of Google. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH has no influence on this. The same process is done when the Site uses Google maps.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
idrxvr Part of XiTi software: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
xtvalCZ Part of XiTi software: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
xtvrn Part of XiTi software: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
xtan534561 Part of XiTi software: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
xtant534561 Part of XiTi software: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
__utma Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
__utmb Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
__utmc Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
__utmv Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.
__utmz Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.

  • Facebook and Twitter: The Site has buttons to promote or share pages on social networks. These buttons operate through a code that is made available by Facebook and Twitter themselves. This code, amongst other things, places a cookie. Please, read the privacy policy of Facebook and Twitter (which can change periodically) regarding the date they collect with this code if you wish to use the tool. Sanofi-Aventis Group has no influence on this.

3. Control Cookies

You can decline the use of these cookies by changing your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your browser.

Please note, if you delete the cookies or do not accept them, you will not be able to access and use the Site, and you will not be able to use all of the features of the Site, the authentication of the Site will not be possible.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.