This cookies policy completes the legal notices and terms and conditions that users can consult on the following page: Legal notices.
User (hereafter referred to as “the User”): Internet users connecting to and using the website. All internet users who connect to, browse, read, view and use the website are regarded as users.
Article 2 - CookiesWhat is a “cookie?”
A “cookie” or “tracker” (hereinafter referred to as “Cookie,”) is a small electronic file saved on the hard disc of the user’s terminal (computer, smartphone etc.) by the website that he visits. A cookie is stored on the user's computer by the web browser. It is used to store different information and technical data which can then be read when the user visits the same website again.
A cookie can only be read by its issuer; while valid, a cookie allows the issuer to recognize the user’s terminal every time this terminal accesses the site of the aforementioned issuer. Cookies cannot be used to identify the user and cannot damage the user’s terminal.
There are different types of cookies with different content and uses. Session cookies contain the information used while browsing the website. They are automatically deleted when the user shuts down his web browser. Persistent cookies are used to store information which are then used every time you visit. This data allows websites to recognize users and adapt to a user’s previous choices and/or preferences. The duration of these cookies can vary from a few minutes to several months.
When the user visits the website, the publisher and/or third party companies may place one or several cookies on the hard disk of the user’s terminal in order to collect information about how often the user visits the website as well as the pages he visits. This information helps the publisher improve the functioning, navigation, interactivity and, more generally, the use of the website and related services.
Article 3 - ConsentUser consent is required for the use of certain cookies. When the user connects to the website for the first time, he has the option of allowing or blocking the storage of cookies on his terminal either via the website’s cookie consent banner or by configuring his browser software.
By continuing to browse other pages of the website, or clicking on a particular element on the website (an image, text or link for example), the user signals his consent to the storage of targeted cookies on his terminal.
A user’s cookie consent may be considered valid for a period of up to 13 (thirteen) months. At the end of this period, the website must get renewed consent from the user to store cookies on the hard disk of his terminal.
Article 4 - Cookies used by the websiteThe publisher draws the attention of the user to the fact that it uses the following cookies on its website:
4.1 First-party cookies required for the functioning of the website
4.2 Visitor counter cookies
- “Google Analytics” Cookie: Allows you to count the number of website visitors
- Visitor counter cookies: These are used to produce statistics and information about the number of visitors and use of various elements on the website (pages and content visited, browsing path), improve the value, look and feel of the services provided, adapt the site layout according to the user’s display preferences (language used, display resolution, operating system etc.) when visiting the website, and the hardware and software used by the user’s terminal to view or read content.
6.1 Configuring the cookie consent banner
By clicking on the “Settings” button on the website’s cookie consent banner, the user can choose to accept or reject cookies from one or several of the services listed, using the buttons “Allow” and “Block.”
6.2 Configuring browser software
The user can block or remove cookies at any time using his browser software; he can also configure his browser software so that he is informed when a cookie is stored on his terminal or can indicate if certain cookies should be systematically rejected.
The process of configuring browser software varies from one browser to another. This process is described in the help menu of your browser software which sets out how to amend cookies settings and preferences. The following addresses outline the steps that can be taken by the user to configure his software browser in order to block the storage of cookies.
- For Chrome : https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr
- For Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences
- For Internet Explorer : https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- For Safari : https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=fr_FR
- For Opera : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
6.3 “Adobe Flash” settings
The “Adobe Flash” software component is automatically configured to allow storage of information needed to track the user; to change the cookies settings, the user will need to use a different interface from the one provided by his browser software. Users are advised to change these settings by accessing the configuration manager at the following address:
Article 7 - Changes to Cookies PolicyWebsite users can consult the current cookies policy at any time. The publisher reserves the right to change the policy to ensure compliance with existing laws or if modifications are made to the website necessitating a change in rules. As such, users are advised to check this cookies policy regularly to ensure they are aware of any potential changes.
This cookies policy was last updated on the: 19/10/2020.