Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date: May 25, 2018.

WHY THIS DOCUMENT?

As part of its day to day operation, SANOFI provides access to a variety of tools and resources which are destined to provide information to all the individuals with whom it has business interactions with (patients and their relatives, participants to clinical trials, healthcare professionals, users of products and services, workers, etc.) regarding its activities.

Such tools and resources may be provided in various formats, including, more specifically in electronic format and by means of online electronic communications, including the website available at www.sanofi.com and any other website made available by SANOFI and to which this policy applies (hereinafter together the “Website”). In order to be able to provide them, SANOFI may need to collect and process Personal Data (as defined below) of their users.

SANOFI is fully committed to the protection of Personal Data and intends to provide you with all relevant information regarding the way in which SANOFI processes your Personal Data on the Website.

You will therefore find below all relevant information regarding the processing of Personal Data conducted on this Website. Please note that the content of this Website Privacy Policy may change from time to time, for instance in case of evolution of our processes or as a result of applicable law.. Should these changes be objectively substantial and affect your rights or our obligations pertaining to the protection of Your Personal Data (and insofar as we have a means to contact you), we will notify you of the update by adequate means based on the information we may have collected.

However, we advise you to visit the page of this Website Privacy Policy regularly to verify any updates.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA ON THIS WEBSITE (THE CONTROLLER)?

Genzyme Corporation is responsible for the processing of Personal Data of individuals using this website and therefore acts as the Controller:

Genzyme Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of SANOFI
50 Binney Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
USA
Tel.:  +1 617-252-7999

REMINDER: WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA & PROCESSING?

For the purposes of this Website Privacy Policy, Personal Data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, for all data processing carried out in the framework of its business and activities.

To make things clear, it is any information that relates to an individual. Such Personal Data can take the form of

In this respect, the notion of “processing” designates any action that is undertaken on your Personal Data such as, for instance:

WHAT PERSONAL DATA DOES THIS WEBSITE COLLECT?

When operating, this Website may collect the following categories of Personal Data:

FOR WHAT PURPOSES DOES THIS WEBSITE COLLECT PERSONAL DATA?

Any processing of Personal Data must be implemented for a defined purpose. In this respect, the collection and processing of Personal Data on this Website is conducted for the following purposes:

ON WHAT GROUNDS DOES THIS WEBSITE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

For the purposes of this Website, your Personal Data is only processed on the basis of:

HOW LONG IS THE PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED ON THIS WEBSITE RETAINED?

The Personal Data collected on this Website will be retained for the following periods, depending on the categories of Personal Data processed

WHO HAS ACCESS TO PERSONAL DATA

SANOFI may transfer your Personal Data both internally (i.e. to other SANOFI entities) and/or externally to third party service providers for the purposes of understanding website traffic analytics.

Where such internal or external transfer of Personal Data implies the transfer of your Personal Data to a country providing a lower level of protection to Personal Data than generally afforded in your jurisdiction, SANOFI will ensure that a sufficient level of protection is provided to your Personal Data by implementing adequate safeguards such as the European Standard Contractual Clauses, the SANOFI Binding Corporate Rules or asking for your prior explicit consent.

YOUR RIGHTS: SANOFI WILL ENSURE THAT YOU CAN EXERCICE YOUR RIGHTS PERTAINING TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA

You can exercise your rights as provided by applicable data protection laws.

To that end, SANOFI informs you that you are entitled:

 

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below and we will take necessary steps to respond as soon as possible.

HOW TO CONTACT US

SANOFI welcomes any questions or comments you may have regarding this Website Privacy Policy or its implementation. Any such questions or comments should be submitted using the contact information below:

privacy-office-global@sanofi.com

You can send any request pertaining to SANOFI’s use of your Personal Data to our Data Protection Officer at the following email address: privacy-office-global@sanofi.com

COOKIE POLICY

WHAT ABOUT COOKIES?

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer or mobile device at the request of your browser 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 by default. However, users can set their browsers to refuse or remove them, if they wish.

There are different types of cookies:

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

WHAT COOKIES DOES SANOFI USE ON THIS WEBSITE?

Some cookies are necessary to be able to use the website, others allow customization and optimization of the content displayed, the collection of user preferences or the monitoring of the audience of the website, website errors and the securing of its access.

On our Website, we and our service providers use permanent cookies.

SANOFI is using cookies if you have properly consented through the cookies banner. If your consent is already given, the banner will not appear again as long as the cookie expiry term has not come to an end. 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.

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

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies indirectly help improving this Website by tracking your use. This set of cookies collect information and may report Website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors.

 

COOKIE NAME

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COOKIE DESCRIPTION

Part of Google Analytics: monitor traffic and highlight issues that may arise by people browsing our website.

COOKIE EXPIRY TERM

2 YEARS

WHAT IF YOU DO NOT WANT COOKIES TO BE USED 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 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.