When you browse our site, information relating to the navigation of your device (Smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.) may be recorded in “cookie” files installed on your device. In order to better understand the usefulness and use of these cookies, please read the information below.
WHAT IS A COOKIE ?
The National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties defines a cookie as information deposited on the hard disk of an internet user by the server of the site he visits. It contains several pieces of data: the name of the server that deposited it, an identifier in the form of a unique number, possibly an expiry date. This information is sometimes stored on the computer in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and record information.
WHAT DOES COOKIE DO ?
Cookies have different roles depending on their nature: their purposes can be very varied. The very nature of a cookie will depend on its impact on your privacy. There are two main categories of cookies:
Cookies whose sole purpose is to allow or facilitate communication by electronic means or strictly necessary to provide a communication service at your express request. These cookies can be legally deposited without your consent as they do not pose a risk to your privacy. Their main purpose is to enable you to use all the functionalities of our website.
Other cookies whose purposes may be very varied: advertising statistics, sharing(s) on social networks, etc. These cookies are subject to your consent before being placed on your terminal.
WHICH COOKIES ARE USED ON OUR SITE ?
Our site uses different families of cookies, details of which are given below. Cookies are grouped by type of purpose to help you understand their roles.
1) Essential Technical Cookies
These cookies have two main purposes:
To enable or facilitate communication by electronic means;
To be necessary for the provision of an online communication service at the express request of the user.
These cookies are essential to the proper functioning of our site.
2) Functional technical cookies
These cookies are not essential for the proper functioning of the main services of our site. However, their main role is to provide you with improved services, such as the personalization of our content.
Our site uses this type of cookie in order to memorize your preference for browsing on a mobile or classic site, to memorize the language of the site you have previously selected, or to memorize your visual display preferences.
3) Statistical Cookies
Our statistical cookies fulfil various roles and allow us to know, among other things, the number of visitors to our website, the pages that have been visited the most, and the origin of our visitors. The main purpose of these cookies is to enable us to improve our content in order to make it as relevant as possible to our visitors.
As part of the process of obtaining these statistics, the IP address of visitors is collected in order to determine the city from which visitors connect.
We currently use the Google Analytics statistics system and its associated cookies.
4) Sharing cookies
Our sharing cookies allow you, when this feature is present on our site pages, to share our content on major social networks. When you use these share buttons, a third-party cookie is set by the social network in question: we invite you to consult the privacy policies of each of these social networks to find out their exact nature.
If you are connected to the social network when you browse our site, the share buttons allow you to link the content consulted to your user account.
1) Setting up your internet browser
You have the possibility to set your cookies directly via your web browser. All the websites you visit will be impacted by these manipulations.
For Internet Explorer :
open the desktop, press or click on the internet explorer icon in the taskbar;
press or click the tools button, then press or click internet options;
press or click the privacy tab, then under Setting, move the slider up to block all cookies, then press or click OK.
More information is available at http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-fr/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
For Google Chrome:
click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar;
click on Show advanced settings;
in the “Confidentiality” section, click on the Content settings button;
in the “Cookies” section, you can modify your cookie settings and in particular block, delete, etc.
More information on https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
For Mozilla Firefox :
Click on the menu button and select Options;
Select the privacy panel;
Check the Accept Cookies box to enable cookies, or uncheck it to disable them.
More information on https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies?redirectlocale=fr&redirectslug=Activer+et+d%C3%A9enable+cookies
For Opera :
Go to Preferences > Advanced >Cookies;
Cookie preferences allow you to control how Opera handles cookies. The default setting is to accepted all cookies. Select one of the setting according to your preference:
Accept cookies: all cookies are accepted (default)
Accept only those from the site visited: cookies from third parties, from a domain outside the one i visit, are refused.
Never accept cookies: all cookies are refused
More information on http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
2) Use of the youronlinechoices website
The digital advertising professionals grouped within the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) offer a website accessible to all internet users and allowing them to control cookies for targeted advertising in the form of acceptance or refusal. It is thus possible to control and define your preferences in terms of advertising cookies. Hundreds of companies are partners in this initiative. In addition, the website offers a comprehensive explanation of cookies.
More information is available at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/
To go further…
It is possible for you to have mor information about cookies on the site of the National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties. This last offers practical information sheets for the attention of Internet users.
More information on http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/