Privacy and cookies
When you browse our site, information relating to the browsing of your terminal (smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.) may be recorded in "cookie" files installed on your terminal. In order to better understand the usefulness and use of these cookies, we ask you to read the information below.
What is a cookie?
The Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) defines a cookie as being information deposited on the hard disk of an Internet user by the server of the site he/she visits. It contains several pieces of data: the name of the server that placed it, an identifier in the form of a unique number, and possibly an expiry date. This information is sometimes stored on the computer in a simple text file which a server accesses to read and record information.
What does a cookie do?
Cookies have different roles depending on their nature: their purposes can be very varied. The very nature of a cookie will determine its impact on your privacy. There are two main categories of cookies:
Cookies whose sole purpose is to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means or which are strictly necessary for the provision of a communication service at your express request. These cookies can be legally deposited without your consent because they do not constitute a risk of infringement of your privacy. Their main purpose is to enable you to use all the features of our website.
Other cookies, whose purposes can be very varied: advertising statistics, sharing on social networks, etc. These cookies are subject to your consent before being placed on your terminal.
What cookies are used on our site?
Our site uses different families of cookies, the details of which are shown below. The cookies are grouped by type of purpose so that you can understand their role.
1) Essential technical cookies
These cookies have two main purposes:
to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means ;
to be necessary for the provision of an online communication service at the express request of the user.
These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of our site. They allow us to offer you essential services such as access to your customer area or the proper functioning of your shopping cart.
2) Functional technical cookies
These cookies are not essential to the proper functioning of the main services on our site. However, their main role is to provide you with improved services, such as the personalisation of our content.
Our site uses this type of cookie to remember your browsing preferences on mobile or traditional sites, to remember the language of the site you have previously selected, or to remember your visual display preferences.
3) Statistical cookies
Our statistical cookies fulfil various roles and allow us to know how many people visit our website, which pages are visited the most and where our visitors come from. The main purpose of these cookies is to enable us to improve our content to make it as relevant as possible to our visitors.
In order to obtain these statistics, the IP address of visitors is collected to determine the city from which visitors are connecting.
We currently use the Google Analytics statistical system and its associated cookies.
4) Sharing cookies
Our sharing cookies allow you, where this functionality is present on the pages of our site, to share our content on the main social networks. When you use these sharing buttons, a third-party cookie is installed by the social network concerned: we invite you to consult the privacy policies of each of these social networks to find out their exact nature.
If you are connected to the social network while browsing our site, the sharing buttons make it possible to link the content consulted to your user account.
5) Targeted advertising cookies
Cookies are placed by advertising agencies that have partnerships with our site. These cookies mainly enable us to offer you advertisements that are better adapted to your interests according to multiple criteria (your browsing habits, the content of the pages you consult, etc.).
1) Setting up your internet browser
You have the possibility to set your cookies directly via your internet browser. All the websites you visit will be affected by these manipulations.
For Internet Explorer :
open the Desktop, press or click on the Internet Explorer icon in the taskbar;
press or click on the Tools button, then press or click on Internet Options;
press or click the Privacy tab, then under Settings, move the slider up to block all cookies, then press or click OK.
More information at http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-fr/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
For Google Chrome:
click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar;
click on Show advanced settings;
in the "Privacy" section, click on the Content Settings button;
In the "Cookies" section, you can change your cookie settings, including blocking, deleting, etc.
More information on https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en
For Mozilla Firefox:
click on the menu button and select Options ;
select the Privacy panel;
check the Accept Cookies box to enable cookies, or uncheck it to disable them.
More information at https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies?redirectlocale=fr&redirectslug=Activer+and+d%C3%A9disable+cookies
For Opera :
go to Preferences > Advanced > Cookies ;
The cookie preferences allow you to control how Opera handles cookies. The default setting is to accept all cookies. Select one of the settings according to your choice:
Accept cookies: all cookies are accepted (default)
Accept only those from the site I am visiting: third party cookies from a domain outside the one I am visiting are refused
Never accept cookies: all cookies are refused
More information on http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
2) Use of the Youronlinechoices site
The digital advertising professionals grouped together within the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) offer a website accessible to all Internet users and enabling them to control targeted advertising cookies in the form of acceptance or refusal. It is possible to control and define your preferences in terms of advertising cookies. Hundreds of companies are partners in this initiative. The site also provides a comprehensive explanation of cookies.
More information on http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/
To go further ...
You can find more information about cookies on the website of the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL). The CNIL offers practical information sheets for Internet users.
More information on http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/