What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer by the web browser while browsing a website. The term “cookies” is to be taken here in the broadest sense and covers all traces placed or read during the consultation of the Site, the reading of an e-mail, the installation of a software or the use of a mobile application.
There are different types of cookies: technical cookies that facilitate navigation on the Site (for example pre-filled form fields); proprietary cookies placed by the publisher of the Site, on which you are browsing or by one of its subcontractors, as well as third-party cookies that come from the elements displayed on the Site’s pages.
When you visit the Site, we may subject to your choices, install cookies on your browser. When you connect to the Site using the same terminal, the browser can use the cookie data and transmit it to the Site.
The cookies placed are important for the proper functioning of the Site and in particular allow the following operations to be carried out:
- Remember information relating to a form that you have completed on the Site
- Allow the technical and administrative operation of the Site
- Measure the audience of people browsing the Site
- Collect statistics in order to optimize the functionality of the Site
- Some cookies may already be placed on your terminal and others must obtain the user’s consent. When a cookie requires the consent of the Internet user is likely to be placed on your terminal equipment, a banner informs you of its presence. As long as you have not continued browsing the Site or simply scrolled through a page of the Site, we will not place cookies on your terminal equipment (computer, mobile phone for example).
Which cookies do we use?
The cookies that may be placed on your computer terminal can be divided into four main categories: technical cookies, audience measurement cookies, commercial cookies and social network cookies.
For each category of cookies, we indicate to you the information concerning the name of the cookie deposited, the depositor (us or a third party), its function, its retention period and possible means of opposition (are only exempt from the opposition of deposit, cookies which are necessary for the technical functioning of the Site).
How to configure the deposit of the cookies?
You can configure the storage of cookies manually according to each cookie or automatically by configuring your browser settings following the instructions below:
The purpose of these cookies is in particular to ensure your proper browsing on the Site and the security of your Personal Data. These cookies are strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at the express request of the user.
This site does not use commercial cookies.
Audience measurement cookies
As its name indicates, audience measurement cookies are used to measure the audience, the number of users on the Site and to compile statistics to improve the Services.
Social network cookies
Social network cookies correspond to cookies issued by social networks. These cookies are usually issued by third parties and allow you to share content through your favorite social networks.
In addition to the manual setting of cookies via the instructions given above, you can also configure your web browser to set the way you want your browser to automatically process cookies.
Your choices are never final. You can deactivate all or part of the cookies according to the procedures described below at any time.
Setting up your browser software
For Internet Explorer™
You can find all the information on the following link: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Click on the ”Tools” button at the top of your browser, then select ”Internet Options”.
Go to the ”Privacy” tab, then under ”Settings”, move the cursor up to block as many cookies as possible or move the cursor down to allow as many cookies as possible.
Click ”OK” to save your settings.
You can find all the information on the following link: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Clicke on the ”Personalize and control Google Chrome” button at the top of your browser and then select ”Settings”.
Click on ”Display the advanced settings…”
Click on the ”Content Settings…” button in the ”Privacy” submenu.
Choose the cookie setting you want:
- ”Allow local data storage (recommended)” means that you allow your Google Chrome browser to keep both first-party and third-party cookies.
- ”Keep local data until I leave my browsing session only” means that you allow the websites on which you browse during your session to set first-party cookies and third-party cookies. When you exit your session (close Google Chrome), these cookies will be automatically deleted from your terminal equipment.
- ”Prohibit all sites from storing data” means that no cookies will be placed on your terminal equipment. This option may hinder your browsing on websites, especially those requiring a connection on your part.
Check the ”Block cookies and third-party data” if you do not want thirid-party cookies to be placed on your terminal equipment. This option blocks all third-party cookies, even those from websites that you have added to exceptions.
Click ”OK” to close the ”Content Settings” window and save your Google Chrome browser settings.
You can find all the information on the following link: http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies
Click on the ”Firefox” button at the top of your browser, then select ”Options”.
Select the ”Privacy” tab.
Check the ”Accept cookies” box to enable cookies from the sites you are browsing. Uncheck this box, if you wish to disable cookies.
The complete deactivation of cookies can cause slowdowns when consulting certain websites.
Choose the duration you wish to keep your cookies:
- ”Keep them until their expiration” means that each cookie placed on your terminal equipment will be deleted when it reaches its expiration date, which is determined by the site that places the cookie.
- ”Keep them until closing Firefox” means that the cookies stored on your computer will be deleted each time you close your Firefox browser.
- ”Keep them until: ask me every time” means that your Firefox browser will ask you for permission every time a website tries to drop a cookie on you.
Click ”OK” to close the ”Options” and save your Firefox settings.
You can find all the information on the following link: http://help.opera.com/Win/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
In the menu bar of your browser, click on ”Safari”.
Then click ”Preferences”.
Click on the ”Privacy”.
Choose the cookie settings you wish.
Setting up your smartphone
About iOS™ https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/HT201265
About Android™ https://support.google.com/chrome/topic/3434352
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