Why Cookies ?
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this as well.
What are cookies ?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
On a technical plan, a cookie allows to recognise a computer and not really a user. It is thanks to cookies that it is possible for a user to have automatically access to personalized pages without the need to identify. Behavioral data are linked to a cookie number and stored in the cookies database.
A cookie does allow a nominative identification only if the internet user is already registered on the website.
During consultation of our website, information related to the navigation of your device on our website are likely to be saved in cookies files on the aforesaid device. In addition, we are likely to buy advertising spaces directly or through the intermediary of our service providers (communication agencies, advertising sales agencies) in order to promote our activities and our offers on third party websites, by the help of advertising contents (texts, animations, videos, graphic designs, etc.) circulated by them.
Know that only the emitter of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained in it.
1. Cookies we are emitting on our website
When you connect to our website, we may install various cookies on your device to make it possible to recognise your browser.
- Your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
- If you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won’t be asked again)
- Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited
It allows us as well to:
- Establish statistics and the volume of use and traffic of numerous elements comprising our website. It permits us to enhance the interest and ergonomics of our services;
- Adapt the appearance of our website to your display preferences (favorite language, screen resolution, operating system, …) during your visits, depending on the equipment and software used on your device;
- Memorise information related to information related to a form that you have previously filled on our website (inscription or access to your account), or to products or services;
- Allow you to access to personal pages on our website, such as your account, by means of your login details or other data that you may have entrusted to us;
- Make use of security measures
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
2. Third party cookies
Cookies can be placed by partner companies. This cookies notably aim to identify your interests by way of looking the products you have checked and collect data, in order to personalise the advertising offer that is presented to you outside the website or to meet defined objectives.
Cookies can also be saved via our website on your device by the social networks (“Facebook”, “Instagram”, “Pinterest”, “Google+”, …) when you click on the appropriate tab.
3. Cookies placed by us on website where our advertisings are present
When you access to a website including one of our advertising, this ad can contain a cookie. This cookie is likely to be recorded on your device and permit us to identify your browser.
4. Adobe Flash Player™ cookies
Adobe Flash Player™ is a software allowing the quick development of dynamic content using the Flash© programming language. Flash© memorises the parameters of these contents with a technology similar to cookies.
To the extent that your computer would likely visualise contents developed with Flash©, we recommend to access your cookies management tools directly from Adobe’s website: http://www.adobe.com/fr/
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Choices that your browser gives you
You can configure your browser in such a way that cookies are stored on your computer or, on the contrary, rejected. You can also configure your browser software so that acceptance or refusal of cookies are proposed to you punctually before the saving of a cookie on your device.
If you have accepted the saving of cookies on your computer, cookies integrated in the pages and contents that you have consulted can be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your device. They will be readable solely by their emitter.
If you are denying on your terminal the savings of cookies that we emit, or if you delete the ones we have stored, we will not benefit of some functionalities necessary to navigate on our website anymore. That would be the case when we could not know, for technical compatibility ends, the type of browser used by your computer, its parameters or the country from which it is connected. If need be, we decline all responsibility for any consequences linked to the defile operation of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to register or consult cookies.
To manage cookies and your choices, every browser has a different configuration. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allows you to know how to modify your choices about cookies.
Online choices expressed to interprofessional platforms
You can connect to the website www.youronlinechoices.com, proposed by digital advertising professionals within the European association EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed by the Interactive Advertising Bureau in France.
This European platform is shared by hundreds of advertisement professionals on the internet and constitute a centralised interface.
You will know in this way the companies enrolled within. It offers you the possibility to refuse or accept cookies used by these companies to adapt the advertisements to your habits and information.
Note that this procedure will not prevent the display of advertisings on the websites you are visiting. It will not block technologies permitting to adapt advertisements your centre of interests.