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DATA PRIVACY and COOKIE STATEMENT

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.

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH will not collect any Personal Information unless you voluntarily provide it to Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH.

By providing Personal Information directly to Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH as described above, you give your consent to such Personal Information being stored and process 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. If you provide us with Personal Information we may use that information to contact you by e-mail, regular mail, telephone or other means to provide you with information you have requested.

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH will not disclose to third parties Personal Information about you except (i) to affiliated entities within Sanofi, whether inside France or in other countries; (ii) to vendors and service providers who assist Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH in providing services to you (e.g. a fulfillment company for processing and mailing purposes). 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 Information confidential.

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 a mail to the address below.

In accordance with 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:

Privacy-Office-Global@sanofi.com

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 including your IP address, date and time of visit, and the title of the page you are viewing.

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 (‘Contact Us’ section) 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.

B. COOKIE STATEMENT

1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are automatically placed on your computer 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 hardware. The cookie contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the Site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences (e.g. choice of language, country). Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH only uses strictly necessary cookies which are essential to the operation of this Site and generally improve your use of the Site.

2. 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 this data to make the Site more user-friendly and efficient.

This Site uses the following web analytics cookies:

  • 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.

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, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features of the Site, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You may also opt out of third party cookies by following the instructions provided by each third party in its privacy policy.