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Saint-Gobain Company and third parties and other partners use cookies and other identification technologies on our website, mobile applications and e-mail communications to, among other things: determine the popularity of content and enable third parties to deliver personalized advertising campaigns, analyze site traffic and trends, remember users' preferences and settings, and generally understand the online behaviors and interests of people who interact with our services.

Am I concerned by the regulation on cookies?

The rules on cookies are covered by Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications). The directive also covers the use of similar technologies for storing or accessing information, such as "Flash cookies" and terminal fingerprinting.

Organizations must provide clear and comprehensive information about how they use cookies and ensure that, for any cookie that is not strictly necessary for their website, they provide you with an appropriate way to consent to it being placed on your device; unless otherwise provided for in the regulations.

What cookies are used?

How do I manage my cookie preferences?


You have the choice to accept or not the cookies except for the cookies strictly necessary for the delivery of our services which will be systematically deposited. For the cookies subject to your prior consent, you can make these choices at any time by accessing the Preference Center:

  • By clicking on the "Set Cookies" icon accessible at any time during your navigation at the bottom left of your screen, and in this policy.

You can use your web browser to :

  • delete all cookies ;
  • block all cookies;
  • allow all cookies;
  • block "third-party" cookies (i.e., cookies set by online services other than the one you are visiting);
  • Delete all cookies when you close the browser;
  • open a "private browsing" / "incognito" session, which allows you to browse the web without saving your browsing history or storing local data such as cookies (however, you should be aware of the limitations of this feature in a privacy context);
    and install add-ons and plugins that extend the functionality of the browser.

However, these operations may result in the deletion of all cookies used by the browser, including those used by other websites, which may lead to the alteration or loss of certain settings or information and make it difficult to navigate the website.


  • A number of websites provide detailed information about cookies, including AboutCookies.org and AllAboutCookies.org.
  • The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance's website,  Your Online Choices, allows you to set opt-out cookies on various ad networks.
  • Google has developed a browser add-on that allows users to opt-out of Google Analytics for all websites that use it. This add-on is also available in the Chrome Web Store.
  • Some browsers include a feature called "Do Not Track" or DNT. This feature allows you to indicate a preference for websites not to track you. However, while DNT is available in many browsers, websites are not required to recognize its request, so it doesn't always work. You can get help using DNT in Microsoft EdgeInternet ExplorerFirefoxChromeSafari and Opera.
  • Internet Explorer has a feature called "Tracking Protection Lists" that allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
  • For more information on how private browsing works and its limitations, see the help pages for your browser: Microsoft EdgeInternet ExplorerFirefoxChromeSafari et Opera.