Cookie use policy
This section is dedicated to our cookie management policy.
It lets you learn more about your rights and the origin and use of the browser information processed during your visit to our website.
What is a cookie?
The CNIL (the French National Commission for Data Protection and Liberties,www.cnil.fr) defines cookies as follows:
“A cookie is a piece of information placed on your hard drive by the server of the website you are visiting. Cookies are designed to collect information about your browsing history and send you content and services tailored to your interests. It contains several pieces of data: the name of the server which placed it on your hard drive, a unique number which serves as an identifier, possibly an expiration date for the cookie, etc.
This information is sometimes stored on your computer in a simple text file which a server accesses to read and save information.”
In concrete terms, when you visit our website, “cookies” may be saved on your terminal (your computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.).
A cookie is a small text file stored in your browser that contains a list of characters that are downloaded to your terminal during your visit. The cookies are then sent back to our website at each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises these cookies.
The cookies on our website
The cookies on our website are used for usage measurement purposes for our website and possibly as identification data.
Audience measurement cookies
These cookies are intended to measure usage and to establish traffic statistics for our website, the various sections consulted and the items used.
Identification cookies are used when you create and/or connect to any personal space or account you may have on our website. They allow you to access your account and/or space using your username and password.
You can change your preferences regarding the placement of cookies by our website at any time via your web browser’s settings.
Prior consent to the placement of cookies
It is considered that you have given your agreement to the placement of cookies by our website:
- if you have continued your browsing by clicking on an item of the website such as an image, a title, a button etc., or by visiting any page other than the page where you first accessed our website.
- for a period of thirteen months from the first placement in your computer system (once this period has expired, you will be asked to give your agreement for us to use these cookies again).
Refusing cookies can prevent you from being able to use all or part of our website’s features.
How do you make your choice for your browser?
Each web browser’s configuration is different. It is described in your web browser’s help menu, which also explains how to change your preferences regarding cookies.