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Cookie Policy

Last up-dated: 31/01/2019

1. Cookies – what are they?

By cookies we mean every technique that is used to place data on a computer, telephone or tablet or to read from it. The most familiar cookies are small (text) files that a web page server saves when you visit a web page in your browser and can recognize it later. Other types of cookies are javascripts, web beacons (tags) or device fingerprinting.

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.

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

2. What types of cookies do we use?

Functional cookies
These cookies are technically necessary for the correct functioning of a website. These cookies for example make sure they you remain logged in when using a website. We do not require your permission to use these type of cookies.

Analytical cookies

These cookies are used to analyse the use and users of a website. We use analytical cookies to improve the design, structure, functionality and/or user experience of a website. For this purpose Sanofi Genzyme generally uses Google Analytics. The information obtained with these cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google. For this reason we have concluded a data processor agreement with Google. Within the settings of our Google Analytics account we have indicated that Google may not obtain access to the full IP address of your computer (this means that the last octet of this IP address will not become known to Google). Furthermore, we have indicated that Google may not use the information that is collected with their cookies on our Site for their own purposes. We do not use any other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies. Due to the privacy friendly settings that we are using we do not require your permission to use these cookies. You may however opt out of Google Analytics cookies by installing a Google plug-in (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).

Third party cookies.
A website may have links to promote or share information through third party social media networks, for example Facebook or Twitter, or provide video content through a third party service provider. These links operate through a code that is made available by these third parties themselves. This code, amongst other things, places a cookie. We call these type of cookies third party cookies. We require your permission to use these type of cookies.

The above mentioned third parties can also process the information collected with their cookies for their own purposes. We have no influence on this. Please note that these third parties may have head offices and other offices in the United States and elsewhere outside the European Economic Area. It may be that they also pass on the data collected with their cookies to such foreign establishments, for example because their serves are located outside the EEA. For more information about this you can consult the privacy and cookie policy of these third parties.

3. Cookies we use

Sanofi Genzyme strives to keep the information about cookies up-to-date but emphasizes that this information is always a snapshot. Due to the constant innovation of this Site, the non-static nature of the internet and the third parties involved in cookies, it is possible that the information contained in the table below is not entirely up-to-date. .

Below you can see the cookies that we use on www.theworldvsms.com

Functional cookies

Cookie Name Cookie Description
_georedirect_continent Used to find the continent location for language redirect
_georedirect_country Used to find the country location for language redirect
_georedirect_failed Used to find if the redirect is able to locate language for redirection
_georedirect_ip Used to find the continent location for language redirect
Download-guide Used to see if the download guide has been downloaded, so the website can recommend appropriate content
eudirectiveaccept Used to distinguish a user’s preference regarding cookies

Analytical cookies

Cookie Name Cookie Description
_ga Used to distinguish users
_gat Used to throttle request rate
_gid Used to distinguish users
fr Facebook tracking
personalization_id Twitter tracking
_fdp Facebook tracking

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

If you do not want websites to place cookies on your computer, tablet or phone, you can adjust your browser settings so that you receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust the settings so that your browser refuses all cookies or only cookies from third parties. You can also delete cookies that have already been placed. Note that you must adjust the settings separately for each browser and computer, tablet or phone you use. How you can adjust your settings differs per browser. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser, or visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Be aware that if you do not want cookies to be used on our website, we cannot guarantee that our website will work properly. It is possible that some functions of the site are lost or even that you cannot see certain websites at all.

For more information about Sanofi Genzyme’s Privacy Policy, please click here.

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