1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small unique text file which can be placed, subject to your choices, in your computer’s hard drive when you use an on line service via your web browser.
A cookie file allows the person who has issued the cookie to identify the device in which it is placed during the validity of the cookie concerned.
2. Why and how the cookies issued on our site are used.
Only the cookie issuer can read or modify the information contained on it. The cookies used on our site allow us to identify the services and features that the user has viewed and more generally to analyze the website user’s behavior. We also use the cookies to personalize the services, their contents and the banners which appear on our site as well as to enhance the functionality of the website thus enhancing the user experience.
When you connect to our site we may, subject to your choices, install various cookies in your data terminal which allow us to identify its browser during the validity of the cookie concerned
The cookies we issue are used for the following purposes, subject to your choices resulting from parameters of the browser used when visiting our site.
2.1. The cookies we issue allow us to:
2.1.1. Make our site easier for you
- tailoring the layout to your display preferences (language, screen resolution, operating system, etc) when you visit our site, according to your data terminal’s player or visualization software.
- memorizing information pertaining to the Contact form that you filled out on our site or to information you have browsed on our site (content viewed…).
- preventing fraudulent activity by improving security
2.1.2. Improve our services: :
These cookies allow to draw up statistics on how often our pages, various features are consulted and their click paths to improve the ergonomics of our site and to reinforce the effectiveness of our services.
2.2. Third party cookies on our site
We inform you of the purpose of the cookies of which we are aware and the means at your disposal manage them.
We may include on our site / application, computer applications from third parties, which allow you to share content from our site with other people or to inform these other people your inquiry or your opinion regarding a content of our website / application. Such is the case of the buttons “Share”, “Like”, from social networks such as Facebook “Twitter” LinkedIn “,” Viadeo “etc.
Social networks providing such application buttons may identify you through this button, even if you do not use this button when you visit our site. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the social network in question to follow your navigation on our site, just because your account of the social network in question was enabled on your terminal (open session) during your visit to our site. We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your visits to our website and associated with the personal data they have. We invite you to review the privacy policies of privacy of these social networks to be aware of the purpose of use, including advertising, navigation information they can collect through these application buttons. These protection policies should enable you to exercise your choices with these social networks, including by setting your accounts to use each of these networks.
3. Your options for concerning cookies
You can also configure your browser to occasionally give you the choice of accepting or rejecting cookies before they are saved in your terminal.
For more about this view feature (c ) below “ How to set your options according to the browser you use?”
(a) Cookie consent
Saving a cookie on a terminal is basically subject to the will of the terminal’s user, which can be expressed and modified at any moment and free of charge via the choices that are offered by their browsing software. If you have accepted to have cookies saved on your Terminal in your browsing software, the cookies integrated in the pages and contents that you have visited may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your Terminal. Only their issuer will be able to read them.
(b) Cookie refusal
If you refuse to have cookies saved on your terminal, or if you delete those that have been saved, you can no longer benefit from a certain number of features that are nevertheless necessary to browse in certain spaces on our site. This will be the case if you try to access our contents or services that need to identify you. This will also be the case when we – or our service providers – will not be able to identify you, for technical recording purposes, the type of browser used by your terminal and its language and display settings, or the country from where your terminal seems to be connected to the Internet.
Where appropriate, we disclaim all responsibility for the consequences related to impaired operation of our services resulting from our incapacity to save or read the cookies required for them to operate and that you have refused or deleted.
(c) How to exercise your choices, depending on the browser that you are using?
To manage cookies and your choices, each browser is configured differently. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to find out how to change your choices in terms of cookies.