Cookies

COOKIE POLICY

The first time you connect to the Site, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your browsing may be recorded in files called “cookies”. Our policy on the use of cookies enables you to better understand the provisions we implement in terms of browsing on our website. In particular, it informs you about all the cookies present on our website, their purpose (part I.) and gives you the procedure to follow to set them up (part II.).

1. General information on cookies on the Site

The Site Owner, as the publisher of this website, may install a cookie on your device (computer, tablet, mobile phone, etc.) in order to guarantee you smooth and optimal navigation on our website.

Cookies are small text files of limited size that allow us to recognise your computer, tablet or mobile phone in order to personalize the services we offer you.

The information collected through cookies does not in any way identify you by name. It is used exclusively for our own needs in order to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content adapted to your centres of interest. None of this information is communicated to third parties except when the Site Owner has obtained your prior consent or when the disclosure of this information is required by law, by order of a court or any administrative or judicial authority empowered to hear it.

To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site, their name, their purpose and their retention period.

2. Configuring your cookie preferences

You can accept or decline the deposit of cookies at any time.

The first time you connect to the Site, a banner briefly presenting information on the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your navigation on the Site (by loading a new page or clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept the deposit of cookies on your terminal. You are also deemed to have given your consent to the placing of cookies by clicking on the “X” icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen.

Depending on the type of cookie in question, your consent to the placing and reading of cookies on your terminal may be required.

a. Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the recommendations of the French Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), some cookies are exempted from the prior collection of your consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the exclusive purpose of allowing or facilitating communication by electronic means. These include session identifier cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing session cookies and cookies for personalizing your interface. These cookies are fully subject to this policy insofar as they are issued and managed by the Site Owner.

b. Cookies requiring your prior consent

This requirement applies to cookies issued by third parties, which are referred to as “persistent” in that they remain in your terminal until they are deleted or expire.

As such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and storage are subject to their own privacy policies, links are displayed below. This family of cookies includes audience measurement cookies (in particular Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which the Site Owner does not use) and social network sharing cookies (in particular from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn).

Audience measurement cookies compile statistics regarding the frequentation and use of various elements of the website (such as the content/pages you have visited). This data helps to improve the ergonomics of the Site.

An audience measurement tool is used on this website :

o Google Analytics whose privacy policy is available  from the following link: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Social network sharing cookies are issued and managed by the publisher of the social network concerned. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share some of the content published on the Site, including through a sharing application “button” depending on the social network concerned.

Four types of social network sharing cookies are present on the Site:

o Facebook, whose cookie policy can be consulted by clicking on the following link: https://facebook.com/policies/cookies/

o LinkedIn, whose cookie policy can be found by clicking on the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy

o Twitter, whose options for controlling or restricting the use of cookies as well as the policy on the use of cookies can be found at https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170518#.

o YouTube, whose help to delete cookies from the Google Chrome browser can be found by clicking on the following link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/32050 but also the complete cookie policy from the following link: https://www.google.fr/intl/fr/policies/technologies/cookies/

c. You have various tools to set cookies

Most Internet browsers are configured by default to allow the deposit of cookies. Your browser offers you the opportunity to change these standard settings so that all cookies are rejected systematically or only some of them are accepted or rejected depending on their originator.

WARNING: We draw your attention to the fact that refusing to deposit cookies on your terminal is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or functionalities of this Site. Where applicable, the Site Owner declines all responsibility concerning the consequences related to the deterioration of your browsing conditions that occur due to your choice to refuse, delete or block the cookies necessary for the functioning of the site. These consequences do not constitute a damage and you cannot claim any compensation for this fact.

Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your terminal or to notify you when new cookies are likely to be placed on your terminal. These settings have no impact on your navigation but make you lose all the benefit provided by the cookie.

Please take note of the various tools available below so that you can configure the cookies placed on your device.

d. The settings of your Internet browser

Each Internet browser offers its own settings for managing cookies. To find out how to change your cookie preferences, you will find below links to help on how to access your browser’s cookie menu:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-en/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html

Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/

For more information about cookie control tools, you can consult the French CNIL website: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser.

For any queries or requests concerning our cookie policy, please contact us through our contact form.