Cookie policy

This Cookies Policy (the “Cookies Policy”) is intended to inform you of Servier Canada (“Servier”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies and related technologies (pixel, tags or beacons) (together “cookies” or “cookie”), on, on, on (together, the “Site”) or on our applications. 

Please take a minute to read and understand this Cookies Policy. This Cookies Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.

1. What is a cookie?


A Cookie is a small computer file, a marker, which is stored and read on a device, for example during the consultation of a website, the reading of an email or the installation or use of a software program or a mobile application, whatever the type of device used (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc).

In this policy, we use the term “Cookies” to refer to all the markers (such as cookies, pixel, tags or beacons) stored and read on your device.

2. Important information concerning consent

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

Your prior consent must be obtained for the storing or reading of Cookies other than those mentioned in the paragraph above.

You may at any time oppose the storing or reading of the Cookies which we use, either by deleting them from your devices or by changing your browser settings.

3. What cookies do we use?

We use various types of Cookies whose purposes are described below.

Generally-speaking, we use 1st and 3rd-party session and persistent cookies. The cookies set by us are called “1st-party cookies” and the cookies set by our third-party partners and service providers are called “3rd-party cookies.”

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close your web browser. Many session cookies are essential to make our Website work correctly, as they typically enable you to move around our Website and use our features. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you close your browser or until you manually delete it (for the former, how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie and your browser settings).

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.

3.1 Necessary Cookies

These are Cookies necessary for the functioning of our Site/our application. They enable you to use the main functions of our Site/our application (e.g. access to your account). Without these Cookies, you will not be able to use our Site/our application correctly. These are Cookies which only concern the functioning of our Site/our application. You can oppose them and delete them via your browser settings, but your user experience is liable to be impaired.

This concerns the following Cookies:

Name of CookieData collectedPurposeStorage time
PHPSESSIDNonePHP native Cookie. It is used to establish user session and store session data.End of the session

3.2 Functional Cookies

These are the Cookies which enable us to archive your browsing preferences on our Site/our application by storing the various options you chose during your last visit. We can thus propose them to you again to simplify your browsing on our Site/our application (e.g. the choice of the version to be displayed, standard or mobile-optimized). You can oppose them and delete them via your browser settings, but your user experience is liable to be impaired.

This concerns the following Cookies:

Name of CookieData collectedPurposeStorage time
tarteaucitronConsent for each serviceRecords your consent or refusal for each service used by this Site.12 months
__atuvcNoneAssociated with the AddThis widget that is integrated to allow users to share content on different social networks.1 month
__atuvsNoneAssociated with the AddThis widget that is integrated to allow users to share content on different social networks.30 minutes
pll_languageLast language usedRecord the last language used on this Site.12 months

3.3 Analytical Cookies

These are Cookies which tell us about the use and performances of our Site/our application and allow us to draw up statistics on traffic volumes and use of the various elements of our Site/our application (contents visited and visitor paths), enabling us to make our services more interesting and user-friendly (pages or sections most often consulted, most read articles, etc.).

If you give your approval (consent), Servier Canada will store Cookies enabling collection of the information strictly necessary for the purposes described in the table below.

This concerns the following Cookies :

Name of CookieData collectedPurposeStorage time
_pk_id.*Unique user IDStatistics13 months
_pk_ses.*Unique session IDStatistics30 minutes

3.4 Third-Party Cookies

The functions of this site listed below use services offered by third parties (Twitter flows and video).

If you give your approval (consent), these third parties will store Cookies which will enable you to view content hosted by these third parties directly on or on share our contents.

Via these Cookies, these third parties will collect and use your browsing data for their own purposes, in accordance with their confidentiality policy.

Configure my preferences

4. How do you configure your browser, smartphone and software components?

Any setting change which you may make will be liable to modify your browsing on our Site/our application and your conditions of access to certain services/functions requiring the use of Cookies. You can authorise or refuse the recording of Cookies in your device and change the device’s settings at any time.

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

If you refuse the recording of Cookies in your device or if you delete those which are recorded in it, you will no longer be able to benefit from certain functions even though they are necessary for browsing in certain areas of our Site/our application. If applicable, we decline all responsibility for any consequences due to the downgraded operation of our Site/our application resulting from the fact that it is impossible for us to store or consult the Cookies necessary for their functioning which you have deleted or refused.

4.1How do you configure your browser?

Most browsers accept Cookies by default. However, you can decide to block these Cookies or ask your browser to inform you when a site attempts to install a Cookie on your device.

Please refer to your browser’s help menu to configure the Cookies according to your preferences. The links to the Cookie setting instructions for the main browsers are given below:

4.2How do you configure your confidentiality settings in your smartphone/tablet?

You can decide to change the confidentiality settings of your smartphone/tablet.
To configure your confidentiality settings:

You can also visit the below link for an overview of how to block or delete Cookies on the most common browsers:

For any further queries or information related to this Cookie Management Policy, please contact us at: or , with the subject line “Cookies Policy”.

Last updated on February 29, 2024.