What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file stored by a server in the terminal (computer, mobile, etc.) of a user and associated with a web domain (i.e. in most cases with all the pages of the same website).  This file is automatically sent back when the user contacts the same domain again.

Cookies have multiple uses: they can be used to memorize the language in which the web page is displayed, an identifier that allows us to track your navigation for statistical purposes, etc. Some of these uses are strictly necessary for the functionalities expressly requested by the user or for the establishment of the communication and are therefore exempt from consent. Others, which do not correspond to these criteria, require the user’s consent before reading or writing.

Why and how are Cookies used?

 The Company uses Cookies to:

You are also informed that the Company allows third parties to install Cookies via the Sites. The Company draws your attention to the fact that these Cookies are solely used by these third parties.  

What types of Cookies are used?

 Technical Cookies  

The purpose of Technical Cookies Techniques is to facilitate browsing on the Site, and enable and improve the operation of Sites and access to their various functions.

You are informed that if you decide to deactivate these Technical Cookies, access to the services may be altered. In this context, the Company’s liability cannot be incurred under any circumstances.

Audience Measurement Cookies  

Audience Measurement Cookies measure anonymously the number of visits to the Site with Matomo tool.  

Third-Party Cookies linked to social media share buttons (Third-Party Social Media Cookies)

Third-party Social Media Cookies make it possible to share the Site’s content with third parties. This is the case with “share” or “like” buttons used by Facebook and Twitter, for example. The Company has no control over these Third-party Social Media Cookies or the Data collected through companies managing these social media.

If you do not wish the companies managing social media to link Data collected by the Sites where you have an account, you should first log off the social media concerned.

Users are recommended to read the privacy policies of the social media management companies concerned.

How long are Cookies stored?

In compliance with data protection principles, you are informed that Cookies are stored for the period strictly required for the purposes they are used for, within the limits defined by the competent protection authority (up to a maximum of 13 months).