Cookies policy

1. WHAT IS A COOKIE ?

A cookie is a small data file, a tracer, stored and read on your computer and/or mobile device for example when consulting a website, reading an email, installing or using a software or a mobile application, regardless the type of device used (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.). In this policy, we refer to all trackers stored and read on your computer and/or mobile device as “Cookies

Click the link to display the Cookies management panel

2. IMPORTANT CONSENT INFORMATION

The storage or the reading of certain Cookies does not require your prior consent, either because they do not process any Personal Data about you, or because they are strictly necessary for the provision of the service you request.

The storage or the reading of Cookies other than those mentioned in the previous paragraph requires your prior consent. You may, at any time, oppose to the storage or the reading of these Cookies we use, either by deleting them from your devices or by modifying your browser settings.

3. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

We use different types of Cookies, which the purposes are described below.

  • Session Cookies

There are Cookies necessary for the operation of our website/application. They allow you to use the main functionalities of our website/application (e.g. access to your account). Without these Cookies, you will not be able to use our website/application correctly. These are Cookies stored by SERVIER which only concern the operation of our site/our application. You can oppose and delete them by using the settings of your browser, however your user experience may be damaged.

  • Functional Cookies

These are Cookies that allow us to store your browsing preferences on our website/application by remembering the different choices you made on your last visit. Then, we can offer them to  you again to simplify your navigation on our website/application (e.g : the choice of the version of the website to be displayed, classic or mobile-optimized). You can refuse them and delete them using your browser settings, however your user experience may be damaged.

Cookie namePurposeExpiration
popinStore result from the call-to-action popin ” I will get my blood pressure checked …” 30 days
tarteaucitronStore results from the cookies management panel 365 days
  • Analytical Cookies

These Cookies allow us to know the use and the performance of our website/our application, to establish statistics, to know the volume of frequentation and of use of the various elements of our website/our application (content visited, browsing) allowing us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services (the pages or sections most often consulted, the most read articles, etc.). If you give your agreement (consent), SERVIER will deposit Cookies allowing us to collect the information strictly necessary for the purposes described in the table below.

Cookie namePurposeExpiration
_ga Visitor identification 2 years
_gid User journey24 hours
_gat Throttling request rate.10 minutes

4. THIRD PARTY COOKIES

The functionalities of this site listed below are based on services offered by third parties (Twitter feeds, video).

If you agree (consent), these third parties will deposit Cookies that will allow you to view content hosted by these third parties directly on the site address or to share our content. Via these Cookies, these third parties will collect and use your navigation data for their own purposes, in accordance with their privacy policy.

Cookie namePurposeExpiration
Facebook _fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products on Facebook. session
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Estimates the user bandwith to improve deliverability of videos. 179 days
YouTube PREF Keep track of how the YouTube videos are used  8 months
YouTube – YSC Provides analytics of videos that have been viewed that are hosted by YouTube. session
YouTube – GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. session

5. HOW TO SET UP YOUR BROWSER, SMARTPHONE AND SOFTWARE COMPONENTS?

Any settings that you may make will be likely to modify your browsing on our website/application as well as your access conditions to certain services/functions requiring the use of Cookies. You can allow or refuse the storage of Cookies in your device and change the settings on your device at any time.

If you have enabled Cookies in your browser software, they are stored in a dedicated area of your device.

If you refuse to store Cookies on your device or if you delete Cookies from your device, you will no longer be able to benefit from a certain number of functions that are necessary for browsing certain areas of the website/application. Where applicable, we decline all responsibility for the consequences linked to the impaired functioning of our website/application resulting from the impossibility for us to save or consult the Cookies necessary for their functioning and which you may have deleted or refused.

How to set up your browser ?

Most browsers accept Cookies by default. However, you can choose to block these Cookies or instruct your browser notify you when a site tries to install a Cookie on your device.

Please refer to your browser’s help menu to set Cookies according to your preferences. Below are links to the cookie setting instructions for all popular browsers:

How do you set up your privacy settings in your smartphone/tablet?

You may decide to change the privacy settings of your smartphone/tablet.

To set up your privacy settings: