Information on Cookies

Use of Cookies

When you visit our company website, cookies may be automatically installed and temporarily saved in your computer’s memory or on its hard disk in order to make it easier for you to navigate around our site. Cookies do not enable us to identify you, but are used to record information about the pages you have viewed on our website, the date and time of your visit to the site, etc.

Please find below the list of the cookies used by the site Saint-Gobain.com and their purpose:

Name Nature Description
Has_js Application cookie Session cookie used by the CMS to display the website.
YouTube Visitor_info1_live Youtube specific cookie This persistent cookie has a duration of 7 months, and seems to determine which version of the Youtube homepage you get if you visit it
YouTube Pref Cookie Youtube specific cookie The PREF cookie may store your preferences and other information, in particular your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
Cookie-agreed Application cookie Technical cookie to manage the information message about the use of cookies on the site.
EmbedP5layer.UserBandwidth Application cookie Technical cookie used to provide a good level of service for the videos (Kaltura) displayed on the site.
TimedText.Preferences1 Application cookie Technical cookie used to provide a good level of service for the videos (Kaltura) displayed on the site.
__utma Analytics cookie Analytics cookies provided by Google Analyrics. See details below
__utmb Analytics cookie Analytics cookies provided by Google Analyrics. See details below
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General Cookies Setting

You can use the settings within your browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile device.

Analytics Cookies on Saint-Gobain web site

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing by Google of data relating to you in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above.

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Another alternative to desactivate Google Analytics is to install a small plugin proposed by Google for the major browsers.

Data collected on the site

Each visitor to this Site who provides information to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain grants the latter the totality of the transferable rights related to this information and authorizes it to make whatever use it wishes of it. The information thus provided by the visitors will be considered non-confidential, must be exact and lawful and must not prejudice the interests of third parties.

More specifically concerning the personal data collected on the Site, visitors are informed that the Site uses several processing operations whose purpose is to ensure the communication and exchange of information with visitors.

These processing operations notably make it possible to:

  • Answer written requests from visitors in the various sections designed for this purpose,
  • Transmit the documents requested by visitors to them (notably those of a financial nature),
  • Manage visitors' registrations to attend financial meetings organized by Compagnie de Saint-Gobain,
  • Manage job applications whether they correspond to job offers published on the Site or not.

The data collected:

  • Must only result from their voluntary recording by the relevant visitor,
  • Are for internal use only and are directed to those responsible for handling the visitor's request,
  • Are kept only as long as necessary to carry out the purposes defined above.

In accordance with the law no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 concerning information technology, files and freedoms, modified by law no. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, any person wishing to exercise his access, rectification, deletion or opposition rights, should contact the following department:

Compagnie de Saint-Gobain - Communications Department

Les Miroirs - 18, avenue d'Alsace - 92096 La Défense Cedex - FRANCE

Fax: + 33 (0)1 47 62 52 07