Cookie Policy

Last up-dated: Feb 4th, 2016

1. Introduction
Cookies are small text files which are automatically placed on your computer by the internet browser when you visit a website. Cookies are used for different purposes, for example to ensure that a website functions properly. The website (the “Site”) also uses cookies, some of which may require your prior approval. Please, be informed that if you do not agree with the use of these specific cookies, certain functionalities offered by the Site may not work as intended.

2. Which cookies are being used?
The Site makes use of the cookies listed below:

Functional cookies

These are cookies which are technically necessary for the functioning of the Site, which may include so-called “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”.

Google Analytics
Via the Site a cookie is placed by the company Google as part of the service “Analytics”. Sanofi Genzyme uses this service for tracking user interactions with the Site. The information obtained with this cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 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. You may opt out of Google Analytics cookies by installing a Google plug-in ( (link is external)).

Social Media (approval required)

The Site has buttons to promote or share pages on social networks, for example Facebook or Twitter. These buttons operate through a code that is made available by the social networking companies themselves. This code, amongst other things, places a cookie for which we require your approval.

Please, read the privacy policy of each of these companies (which can change periodically) to understand what they do with the (personal) data they collect with this code.