1. Purpose and scope
You are informed that, during your visits to our website, cookies may be installed on your equipment (fixed or portable computer, tablet or smartphone).
As such, this policy is intended to provide you with the essential elements relating to the way in which we use these cookies, the objectives pursued within the framework of their use, and to inform you of your rights in this regard.
2. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files recorded and/or read in the terminal of an Internet user during the consultation of a website or any mobile application, and used by this site to send information to the navigation software.
Throughout its period of validity, a cookie allows its issuer to recognize the terminal each time it accesses content containing cookies from the same issuer.
Only the sender of a cookie can read or modify the information contained in it.
3. Purposes of the cookies used
The cookies we use can be grouped into three categories:
1. Essential or technical cookies
Essential or technical cookies are those whose sole purpose is to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means, or those strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at the express request of the user.
These cookies make it possible to:
- To keep the choice expressed by the user on the deposit of tracers;
- To authenticate with a service;
- To adapt the presentation of the site to the display preferences of the terminal;
- To memorize information relating to the contents of a shopping cart, or to forms that the user has filled out on the site;
- To provide the user with access to his account.
2.The cookies of audience measurement
Audience measurement cookies are used to obtain information about the user's browsing (examples of purposes: measuring performance, detecting browsing problems, optimizing technical performance or ergonomics, estimating the power of the servers needed, analyzing the content consulted, etc.).
3. Advertising cookies
The so-called advertising cookies are linked to targeted advertising, i.e. the observation of users' browsing habits, making it possible to create a specific profile in order to show advertisements corresponding to them.
4. Third-party cookies
Our website may also contain third-party cookies.
We ensure that these cookies are properly managed by the third party services, but we will not be held responsible for them.
5. Retention period
We respect the requirements set by the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) regarding the duration of data retention.
Technical or essential cookies are kept for the time necessary for the provision and proper operation of the service.
As regards the cookies of audience measurement, their life span does not exceed 13 months. As for the information collected through these tracers, they are kept for 25 months.
Other cookies are kept for a period reasonably necessary for the purposes for which they are used. The validity of the consent given will not exceed 13 months.
6. Consent and exemption
According to the CNIL guidelines, a distinction must be made between cookies that require prior consent and those that fall under the exemption regime.
Cookies that require your prior consent are cookies of an advertising nature.
Technical cookies and those relating to audience measurement are covered by the exemption regime.
With regard to cookies for audience measurement that would process personal data, you can express a right of opposition.
We use a Consent Management Platform ("CMP") for collecting consent and managing the right to object.
Through this tool, you can easily manage the activation or deactivation of our cookies, with the exception of technical cookies which are and remain necessary for the proper functioning of our services.
7. Contact us
If you have any questions, we invite you to contact our personal data protection officer (see data protection policy).
For more general information on the protection of personal data, please consult the CNIL website at the following address: www.cnil.fr.
In case of regulatory changes or recommendations of the CNIL, we reserve the right to modify this policy. Any new policy will be notified to you before it comes into force.