1. What are “Cookies”?
A cookie is a small file that stores Internet settings. Nearly all websites use cookie technology. This technology is downloaded by your Internet browser the first time you visit a website. The next time you access this website from the same device, the cookie and the information stored in it are either sent back to the site that generated the cookie or to a different website to which it belongs. This enables the website to recognize whether you have already accessed the site through this browser and, in many cases, it may then vary the content displayed. Some cookies improve the user experience when you return to a site you have already visited. As long as you use the same device and the same browser, cookies will remember your preferences for the site and make the content displayed more relevant to your personal interests and needs.
2. Cookies on Valneva’s website
Permanent cookies are used on Valneva’s website. Therefore, when browsing our website, you tacitly agree that Valneva installs cookies on your browser. Nevertheless, if you do not want cookies to be installed on your browser, please refer to section 3 below.
Valneva’s website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) in order to measure the traffic, analyze the audience and the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. Google will use this information to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and Internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
For more information about cookies, including how they are installed and how you can manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.