Cookies are small-sized files, generally constituted of letter and numbers, placed by a web server on a user's browser, to send status information to the aforesaid browser and thereby obtain such information in return from the browser. Status information may, for example, consist of a session identifier, language, expiry date, response domain etc.
There are different sorts of cookies: - session cookies which disappear as soon as the user leaves the browser or website; - permanent cookies which are stored until the expiry of their lifespan or validity, or until the user deletes them, for example, using their browser functionalities.
These cookies enable the website to function optimally. The user may object and delete them using their browser configuration (see below). In this event, however, the user experience may deteriorate.
Name: cookie-functional; Purpose: This cookie enables the user's "reference" to be retained.; Lifetime: 13 months.
Name: cookie-performance; Purpose: This cookie enables the user's "reference" to be retained.; Lifetime: 13 months.
The purpose of these cookies is to collect visit statistics: tests, measurements and analyses of audiences, usage, browsing and performance. Their operation is based on the identification of "sole visitors" which subsequently enables the measurement of the number of visits, the number of visitors, the number of page views, browsing duration and path, the activity and interactivity of the visitor with the website, the frequency of visits (website or pages of the website), the performance of various pages of the website etc.
These cookies therefore provide insight into how users reach a website and enable their history to be reconstituted. They also enable us to adapt the site to the requests and browser preferences of users. The cookies in question are as follows:
The installation of certain cookies is subject to user consent. Consequently, when the user visits the website, he is asked if he agrees the installation of cookies which require his consent prior being stored on his equipment. Cookies subject to such consent are installed only if the user agrees to them by continuing to browse on another page of the website or by clicking on OK.
There are several manners in which the user may delete and/or reject cookies and other trackers or similar technologies.
While most browsers are configured by default and accept cookies, users may, if they so wish, choose to accept all cookies, to reject them systematically or to choose those which they accept depending on the publisher thereof. They may also configure their browser (manipulation required for each terminal: tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.) to accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis prior to their installation. Users may also delete the cookies on a regular basis from their terminal through their browser.
Each browser is configured differently for the management of cookies and user preferences. The configuration is described in the browser's help menu which enables the user to find out how to modify their preferences regarding cookies. For example: - for Internet Explorer™ : https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies ; - for Edge : https://privacy.microsoft.com/fr-fr/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy ; - for Safari™ : http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/fr-ww/cookies/ et http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/fr-ww/ ; - for Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en ; - for Firefox™ : https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences ; - for Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html.
Users may also consult the Cnil guide available at the following address: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser Users may thereby configure their browser to reject cookies. In this respect, the attention of the user is drawn to the fact that by configuring their browser to reject cookies, certain functionalities, pages, website spaces may not be available, and the company shall not be liable therefore.
Our website also offers a cookie management module to enable the user to accept or reject cookies on the basis of their purpose. This module is available here.
Certain publishers of cookies that we use on our website offer dedicated rejection modules. We therefore recommend that the user refers to the information pages indicated in the above tables (cf. details of cookies that we use) to identify such modules where applicable. By way of example, the user may view specific information on the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on module on the following page: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=fr&ref_topic=2919631. The user may also opt to disable Google Analytics cookies directly by going to the following page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.