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Any use of this Site must comply with these terms and conditions of use.

Legal name of the Company: 


Address of the corporate headquarters:

Air Liquide - 75, quai d’Orsay - 75007 Paris - France

RCS: Paris 552 096 281 - Greffe de PARIS


Yves Patin, Biobanking Business Unit Director.

10 Avenue Aristide Briand - 92220 Bagneux, France.

Website hosted by:

Acquia Inc.

53 State Street, 10th Floor - Boston, MA 02109 - United States

Phone: +1 888 922 7842

Intellectual property

Air Liquide ("Air Liquide" or "we") provides visitors and users with access to this website based on (and assuming) your acceptance of the following terms. AIR LIQUIDE hereby grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access, download and use this website solely for your personal use. We may, in our sole discretion, add, remove or change any or all of the features available on the Site, or terminate this license at any time. All materials, including, but not limited to, configurations, displays, screens and all information appearing or displayed on this website in connection with or contained in Air Liquide are protected by all applicable laws and regulations.

AIR LIQUIDE owns, reserves and retains all property rights, including imprints, to this website and its contents. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, ensigns and other suggestions of origin, including but not limited to AIR LIQUIDE’s sphere name, displayed on this website are registered and unrecorded trademarks of AIR LIQUIDE or a third party that has granted AIR LIQUIDE the right to use them on this point. Nothing contained herein should be demonstrated as granting the cybersurfer or stoner any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the point without the previous spoken concurrence of AIR LIQUIDE or the third party. AIR LIQUIDE and/ or third- party content providers remain the possessors of the information displayed on this website and the stoner doesn't acquire any of these power rights by publishing or downloading any of the information or else making use of the website’s features.

For your convenience, AIR LIQUIDE provides links to other spots and links to this point may be handed from other spots either given or unknown to AIR LIQUIDE. AIR LIQUIDE isn't responsible for the content of any point that's linked to or from this point and links don't indicate that AIR LIQUIDE guarantors, licenses, endorses or is else connected to the point, the products or services described therein, or its proprietor, or that AIR LIQUIDE has authorized the linked point to use any trademark, trade name, totem or other trademarked or copyrighted material belonging to AIR LIQUIDE.

The terms and conditions pertaining to the use of this website are governed by French law. The courts of France shall have exclusive governance to settle any disagreement arising from the use of this website.


Respect for privacy and use of particular data

The sequestration and the security of your information are important to us. AIR LIQUIDE's policy is to admire and cover the sequestration of the druggies of this web point. We'll not freely expose collectively identifiable information about our guests or other druggies of our website to any third party without first receiving that stoner's authorization.

When you use the website, the regulator of your data is the company L'AIR LIQUIDES.A., having its listed office at 75, quaid'Orsay, 75007 Paris.

Ethics and use of collected data

AIR LIQUIDE only asks for certain types of particular information when using the website. In a many areas on our website, including order fulfillment and online client support tools, we ask you to give information that will enable us to enhance your point visit, help you with specialized support issues, or follow up with you after your visit. Unless the requested information is necessary for request fulfillment, you'll be informed and it'll be completely voluntary for you to give it or not. We may ask for your name, dispatch address, phone number, road address, type of business, client preference information, client number, as well as other analogous particular information that's demanded for enrollment or subscription to our services or offers.

Consequently, AIR LIQUIDE uses the particular data you have handed to this website for the following purposes, durations and legal grounds:


Legal ground/basis

Retention durations

To ensure appropriate follow-up of your subscription to our services or offers and order fulfillment

AIR LIQUIDE need to perform the contract with you

Duration of the contract plus a maximum of ten (10) years and beyond to allow AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill its legal obligations

To provide online customer assistance tools and follow-up in connection with such technical assistance

The legitimate interest of AIR LIQUIDE to offer you online assistance tools to facilitate the management and monitoring of your contract (s) and to develop and improve our services

Duration of the contract plus a maximum of five (5) years and beyond to allow AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill its legal obligations

To process your application if you have responded online to a job offer at AIR LIQUIDE

AIR LIQUIDE legitimate interest in assessing your suitability for the proposed job

2 years from our last exchanges relating to your application and beyond to allow AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill its legal obligations

To process your queries related to the protection of your personal data

AIR LIQUIDE need to comply to a legal obligation

Processing time of your request plus a maximum of five (5) years and beyond to allow AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill its legal obligations

Access your Air Liquide shareholder account

The need for AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill the contract with you

Period of existence of the shareholder account plus five (5) years following the closure of the account and beyond to allow AIR LIQUIDE to fulfill its legal obligations

Send Group communication, including the AIR LIQUIDE newsletters to which you subscribe

The legitimate interest of Air Liquide to keep you up-to-date on the Group’s news

Duration of your subscription to Group communication (such as newsletters)

AIR LIQUIDE also processes the personal data you provide to us in your transactions and communications with us, such as B. Your use of the tools and platforms provided by AIR LIQUIDE or e-mail communications related to the virtual workspaces and collaboration tools used by AIR LIQUID ,discuss. These processing are based on Air Liquide's legitimate interests in securing the relationship with you by processing your requests, questions, etc. and improving the quality of the services provided, and are aimed at providing these tools to ensure their adequacy to secure and control the use and security of computer systems and confidentiality of information.

Passive collection of personal data

Some personal information stored on our servers is provided voluntarily when you fill out forms online, while other information is collected automatically.

To improve the user's browsing experience on our website and for statistical analysis purposes, Air Liquide automatically collects certain data when you visit our website: 

  • Your IP address: Your internet service provider assigns your computer an IP address so you can access the internet 
  • The date and time you visited the website and the pages you viewed 
  • Your computer's operating system and the internet browsing software you use 
  • You are logged in while browsing a restricted area of ​​the website 
  • Your browsing history on the Group's website and the length of your connection. 

As the case may be, where required by law (for example, storing certain cookies on your device requires your consent) or based on our legitimate interests in proposing the website and improving its performance, with your consent process such data. 

We recommend that you also read our page on cookies.


Recipients of Personal Data 

As part of the strict framework of data processing for the above purposes, we are required to transfer some of your data to: 

  • Authorized personnel of AIR LIQUIDE in the performance of their day-to-day duties 
  • Our service providers and subcontractors 


Transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area 

Furthermore, when using web conferencing services and providing communication tools and platforms, personal data (first name, last name and e-mail address) are transferred for identification and data (messages, attachments) are exchanged for hosting and European economic The administrations of non-member states of the region, including the United States, have legislation on the protection of personal data that differs from that of the European Economic Area.

When we transfer your data to the United States, we process your personal data in accordance with the terms of the Standard Contractual Clauses established by the European Commission (Decision 2010/87/EU) and signed with our suppliers. 

Furthermore, due to the internationalization of the Group and its organization, Air Liquide transfers your personal data within its companies located in non-EEA member states. These transfers are subject to "Binding Corporate Rules" approved by the competent authorities for the protection of personal data. You can consult them via the link below. 


Confidentiality of data collected 

AIR LIQUIDE will only use your personal data for the specific purposes mentioned above. The information you provide to us will be kept confidential and used only for your relationship as a customer with AIR LIQUIDE and/or any of its affiliates; this information will never be released or sold to any third party for commercial or prospecting purposes.


Your rights to your personal data

In accordance with the applicable legislation on the protection of personal data, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons in relation to the processing of personal data, in order to further the freedom to move such data, you The right to access, correct and delete personal data about you, the right to object to the processing of your personal data because of your specific circumstances, and to establish a policy regarding the fate of your personal data after death. 

Furthermore, in certain circumstances, you may request that you receive the personal data you provide to us or, where possible, send it directly to another controller. 

You also have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

In the case of data processing that requires your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Exercising this right does not affect the legality of consent-based treatment prior to withdrawal.

For any requests or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data and the exercise of your rights, you may contact the Data Protection Officer appointed by Air Liquide - see below - or you can use the contact form available here. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a personal data protection authority.


Site Contact Email
BioKryo France

Laurence Thomazeau, Data Protection Officer

75, quai d’Orsay - 75007 Paris
BioKryo Germany

BioKryo Germany

Verimax GmbH

Warndtstraße 115, 66127 Saarbrücken
BioKryo Italy Laurence Thomazeau, Data Protection Officer

75, quai d’Orsay - 75007 Paris




Air Liquide reserves the right to change or amend this data protection declaration at any time. Any such updates will be marked on the website home page and you are advised to read this privacy statement each time you visit the AIR LIQUIDE website. Any such changes or additions to this Privacy Policy will apply after they are posted on the website.


Registered Shareholders: Your Personal Data Protection 

Registered Shareholders: Protecting Your Personal Data: Opening the Accordion As an account holder, Air Liquid takes the protection of its shareholders' personal data very seriously. 

For this reason, Air Liquide Shareholder Services reiterates its commitment to only collect data that is strictly necessary and to be completely transparent with you about how it is used.


What is GDPR? 

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the European Union on May 25, 2018. Their main goal is to give individuals more control over their personal data, known as H. Any information related to an identified or identifiable living individual (last name, first name, phone number, etc.).


What data do we collect and why? 

Air Liquide collects some information about you when you become a registered shareholder. The collection of this personal data is based on Air Liquide's legal obligations or the need to fulfill the stock account agreement you have entered into. Why and how we use this information:

  • Surname, first name, date of birth : the law requires Air Liquide to collect this information in order to identify its registered shareholders and to add them to the company’s Register of Shareholders.
  • For security purposes and in order to best handle your request, Shareholder Services advisors may need to verify this information when you contact them with a request.
  • Mailing address: the law requires Air Liquide to collect its registered shareholders’ mailing addresses in order to identify their country of residence.
  • If you have not chosen to go paperless, this address will be used to send you your securities account statements.
  • Telephone number: Air Liquide collects the telephone numbers of registered shareholders in order to be able to inform them regarding their ongoing procedures: share account opening, account transfer request, shares donations, etc.
  • Email address: your email address is necessary to create your personal online account at, in the “Shareholders” section. This account allows you to check your portfolio online and vote in the Annual General Meeting. As a direct registered shareholder, you can also place buy and sell orders online and benefit from a reduced brokerage rate. (Lien manquant)

If you decide to order paperless account documents and/or AGM invitations (which you can request in your personal online account in the My Online Programs section), we will notify you by email that documents are available if your account is open in your online account. 

Finally, if you are interested in us and authorize us, we can email you important Air Liquide Group communications (shareholder guidance, results releases, etc.), exclusive invitations to events and competitions reserved for shareholders.

  • Bank details: as a direct registered shareholder, Air Liquide needs this information in order to pay you your dividend amount as well as any fractional rights as part of free share attributions. Your bank details are also needed in the event of the purchase or sale of securities.


What measures does Air Liquide take to protect the personal data of its shareholders?

Air Liquide has developed a policy around four pillars (Transparency, Respect, Security and Legality) that establishes the rules that all Air Liquide employees and external service providers worldwide shall follow when collecting, using and transferring personal data. 

Air Liquide and its Shareholder Services have also implemented a number of technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of your personal data. 

Therefore, your data is always kept and used safely. Furthermore, if Shareholder Services uses an external service provider for data processing (e.g. sending invitation cards to shareholder meetings), Shareholder Services undertakes to check whether this provides adequate assurances for the protection of shareholder data.

Finally, through regular training and awareness campaigns, all employees of Shareholder Services are made aware of the issue of personal data protection.


As a shareholder, what rights do I have with my personal data?

As a registered shareholder of Air Liquide, you have certain rights with respect to your personal data:

  • Right of Access: You can obtain a copy of any personal information we hold about you from Shareholder Services. 
  • Right to Correction and Deletion: You can ask Shareholder Services to correct or update your personal information (for example, if you change your address, provided you provide the required supporting documents).
  • On the other hand, you cannot ask Shareholder Services to delete all your personal data. In fact, Shareholder Services is required by law to keep your stock account information for 5 years after your account is closed.
  • Right to restriction of processing: you can ask Shareholder Services to stop using your personal data or to limit its use, under the conditions provided by law .
  • Right to data portability: you can ask Shareholder Services to send you all your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, in order for it to be transferred to another organization.

You can exercise your rights regarding personal data protection:

For more information on how your personal data is used on this website, you can refer to our legal notice.