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The entity responsible for the use of these cookies is
Data Protection Officer
BD Switzerland Sàrl
Route de Crassier 17, Business Park Terre-Bonne, Bâtiment A4,
1262 Eysins, Switzerland
You can contact us via email [email protected].
Cookies are small text files, which can be stored on your computer upon your visit to websites. Cookies usually have an expiration date. They can perform different functions but typically keep a record of websites visited.
Your internet browser downloads a cookie on the first visit to a website. The next time you visit the website with the same user device, this cookie as well as all the information stored in it will be resent to the website, which created it (first-party cookie). However, there is a possibility this information to be sent to another website managing it (third-party cookie).
This allows the website to recognize your browser and to remember your preferences, for example, your language preference, for later website visits, providing you in this way with more relevant content to your personal interests and needs.
Overall, cookies help us to improve user experience and enable us to improve the performance of the website.
Cookies can be installed by BD or a third party:
Cookies can be temporary or persistent:
The duration depends on the purpose for which certain types of cookies are installed in your computer. For example, a session cookie may be used to allow visitors to be recognized within a set of webpages, so that any choices or data selection made by that user are remembered from page to page.
In another example, a persistent cookie may be used to remember your previous choice of language whenever you return to the same webpage.
Regardless of the purpose behind each specific cookie, BD takes into account the principle of data minimization when setting this duration. This means that, whenever possible, BD will opt for the shortest possible duration that still enables the function of the cookie to be performed.
Furthermore, we collect data recorded by cookies to draw up anonymous, aggregated statistics or studies for BD websites and to ensure that its content and performance is relevant to our visitors.
Cookies can be described based on their function and intended purposes. Some cookies are considered essential to your navigation, while others are performance-measuring cookies. You can also have cookies of a functional nature, of cookies that collect data for marketing purposes.
The types of cookies used by BD Website are the following:
You have the possibility to withdraw the consent you provided for the placement of cookies by clicking on your cookie options at the bottom of this page.
When you opt-out, we will stop serving you targeted ads based on the data collected via your browser. We will place in your browser’s cookie an amount of data telling us that you have opted-out of BD’s website without archiving any other data with regard to you. We need this residual data to ensure our website no longer collects information about your interests. If you have previously opted in there will be residual cookies that you will need to delete. Please see section 8 for help.
You can manage and/or delete cookies if you desire to do so. For more information on the practical implications of changing cookie settings, you can consult this external page: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
In principle, web browsers are automatically configured to accept cookies. Nevertheless, you can configure your browser in a way that it informs you of each cookie sent, or to avoid them being stored on your hard drive. To better understand these parameters, please consult the following external pages: