Cookies are files deposited on a User’s device by the server of the website visited. They are used by a website to send information to the internet User's browser and allow that browser to send information back to the original website (e.g. a session identifier or the choice of a language).
Only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information contained therein.
There are different types of cookies:
- session cookies that disappear as soon as you leave the website;
- permanent cookies that remain on your device until their lifespan expires or until you delete them using your browser’s features.
When you connect to our Website, we may, subject to your choices, install various cookies on your device to allow us to recognise the browser on your device for the period of validity of the cookie concerned.
The cookies we issue are used for the purposes described below, subject to your choices, which result from the settings of your browser software used during your visit to our Website.
2- PURPOSES OF COOKIES USED
Some of the cookies used by the Publisher are intended solely to enable or facilitate electronic communication (detection of connection errors, identification of connection points, etc.).
Others are strictly necessary for the provision of online communication services at your express request (shopping basket, screen display preferences, etc.).
Others are used for the purpose of:
- analysing the number of visitors to and use of the website in order to improve the browsing experience;
- improving the relevance of advertisements displayed on the website;
- making the website more user-friendly and interactive.
2- WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
List of cookies :
2.1- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website and cannot be deactivated from our systems. They are usually only activated in response to actions you perform that correspond to a request for services, such as setting up your privacy preferences, logging in or filling out forms. You can configure your browser to block or be alerted to the use of these cookies. However, if this category of cookies – which do not store any personal data – is blocked, certain parts of the website will not be able to function.
2.2- Performance, analytics and traffic analysis cookies
These cookies allow us to determine the number of visits and the sources of traffic on our website in order to measure and improve its performance. They also help us identify the most/least visited pages and assess how visitors browse the website. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymised. If you do not accept this category of cookie, we will not be able to ascertain when you made your visit to our website.
2.3- Functionality cookies
These cookies improve the functionality and personalisation of our website, such as for the use of videos and instant messaging services. They may be activated by us or by third parties whose services are used on the pages of our website. If you do not accept this category of cookie, some or all of these features may not work properly.
2.4- Cookies for targeting advertising
These cookies may be activated on our website by our advertising partners. They can be used by these companies to profile your interests and to offer you targeted ads on other websites. They work solely by identifying your browser and device. If you do not accept this category of cookie, you will see advertisements that are less targeted to your interests when browsing other websites.
2.5- Social media sharing cookies
Cookies allow the content of this website to be shared using sharing buttons. Activating this feature on the website triggers the deposit of cookies.
The social network providing such an application button may identify you with this button, even if you did not use this button during your visit to our Website. This type of application button can enable the social network concerned to track your browsing on our Website, simply because your account on the social network concerned was activated on your device (session opened) during your browsing on our Website.We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information relating to your browsing of our Website and associated with the personal data they have in their possession. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks in order to understand the purposes of use, particularly advertising, of the browsing information that they may collect through these application buttons.
3- OBTAINING YOUR CONSENT
When you first visit our website or after a 13-month absence from the website, you are asked to accept or refuse the use of certain cookies.
Cookies that are strictly necessary for the provision of online communication services at your express request and cookies to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means are not subject to obtaining your consent.
Consent or refusal cookies should remain on your device. You can change your preferences at any time as indicated in the following section entitled “Management of cookies”.
4-MANAGEMENT OF COOKIES
4.1 Browser settings
Although most browsers are set by default and accept the installation of cookies, you can, if you wish, choose to accept all cookies, reject them systematically or choose the cookies that you accept according to their issuer. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your browser.
However, do not forget to configure all the browsers on your different devices (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.).
For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in your browser's help menu which will instruct you on how to change your cookie preferences. For example:
- for Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d;
- for Safari™: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/safari;
- for Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en;
- for Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-cookies-site-data-firefox ;
-for Opera™: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies.
4.2 Interest- based advertising preference platforms
Several platforms of advertising professionals also offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting cookies used by their member companies. These centralised mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements. They only prevent the installation of cookies to tailor advertisements to your areas of interest.
For example, you can visit the www.youronlinechoices.com website to prevent the installation of these cookies on your device. This website is provided by digital advertising professionals grouped within the European Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) and is managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.
You will thus be able to find out which companies are registered on this platform and which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the cookies used by these companies to tailor, in relation to your browsing information, the advertisements that may be displayed on your device: https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
This European platform is shared by hundreds of internet advertising professionals and constitutes a centralised interface enabling you to express your refusal or acceptance of cookies likely to be used to tailor the advertising to be displayed according to your device's browsing activity.
4.3 Cookie management module
Finally, a module allows you to choose the cookies that you want to accept and those that you want to refuse on this website.
At any time, by clicking on the "Cookie settings" button below, you will be able to access the module and change your preferences.
5- PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
When using cookies as described in this document, the Publisher may process personal data concerning you in its capacity as the Data Controller.
The data collected is essential in achieving the objectives pursued by each cookie. It is only intended for the authorised services of the Publisher and/or the company issuing third-party cookies.
Your personal data may be transferred to a sub-processor established in the United States, such as through social media cookies or Google Analytics. Google Analytics will receive the following categories of data: pages visited, IP addresses, data on the device
Personal data collected via cookies is never stored longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of the cookie, and under no circumstances longer than 13 months.
Pursuant to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation, individuals have a right of access, rectification, erasure, objection on legitimate grounds, portability and to be informed in relation to the data concerning them.
Where consent is the legal basis for processing, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
6- LIST OF COOKIES USED ON OUR WEBSITE