Cookie use and management policy

  • Cookie use and management policy

1. Uses of cookies

Technical functionality cookies enable the site to function optimally.

By means of this policy, users are informed that the site uses cookies, trackers and/or tags.

These may be installed on your device subject to the choices and options users express at any time in accordance with this cookie use and management policy.

2. Purpose of this cookie use and management policy

In the interests of information and transparency, this cookie policy aims to inform users about the origin and purpose of the browsing information processed during their visit to the sites and about their rights.

3. What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent to the browser by a web server.                             

The term “cookie” covers various trackers that are deposited or read on a computer, tablet or mobile phone, for example when visiting a website, using an application, viewing advertisement or using a software program. The purpose of a cookie is to collect information about users’ browsing activity. This information may be used for various purposes, in particular: to identify users and allow them to access their accounts, to store in memory a language preference, expiry date or response domain, and to produce statistics, in particular about the use made of the Site or other sites or applications.

There are different types of cookies:

  • session cookies that disappear as soon as the user leaves the browser or site;
  • persistent cookies that remain on the user’s device until they expire cease being valid, or until the user deletes them using the features of their browser for example.

4. What cookies do we use?

The site uses cookies under our control, as well as other cookies under the control of third parties, which require users’ prior consent.

4.1 Cookies under the control of third parties

These cookies enable us to learn about the use and performance of our site and to improve its operation (for example, the pages most often visited, user searches using the search engine, etc.). The data we collect are not transferred to third parties or used for other purposes. Users can object to the use of these trackers at any time by configuring their browser.

The Google Analytics tool we use generates cookies as described on the official Google website.

4.2 Cookies under the control of third parties

These are cookies or trackers downloaded to your device by third-party entities (host, partners, etc.) when users browse the pages of our site. These entities have undertaken to comply with the laws in force on cookies/trackers and warrant the implementation of measures to protect and secure the data collected. These cookies are used to ensure the proper functioning of the site. They allow users to use the key features of our site. Users can object to the use of these trackers at any time by configuring their browser or using the “Refuse All” option.

NAME OF COOKIEINSTALLED BYPURPOSE OF THE COOKIEDURATIONNECESSITY
__utmb          Google Analytics            The cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.  30 minutes            non-necessary          
__utmt  Google Analytics  This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.10 minutes  non-necessary  
__utmz  Google Analytics  This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.5 months  non-necessary  
__utmc        Google Analytics        The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to allow interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google Analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.Expires at the end of the session      non-necessary      
__utma      Google Analytics      This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.Expires at the end of the session    non-necessary      
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceGDPR Cookie ConsentThis cookie is used to keep track of the cookies that the user has approved for this site.1 monthnon-necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsGDPR Cookie ConsentThese cookies are defined by the GDPR cookie consent WordPress plugin. The cookie is used to store user consent for cookies in the “Analytics” category.1 monthNecessary  
cookielawinfo-checkbox-otherGDPR Cookie ConsentThese cookies are defined by the GDPR cookie consent WordPress plugin. The cookie is used to store user consent for cookies in the “Other” category.1 month  Necessary  
_gatGoogle AnalyticsThese cookies are installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate in order to limit data collection on high-traffic sites.1 minutenon-necessary
Cjfrontnon-necessary
_gat_gtag_UA_78161961_1Google AnalyticsGoogle uses this cookie to distinguish unique users. (no IP is retrieved)1 minutenon-necessary
_gid      Google Analytics      This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. It is used to store information about how visitors use a website and helps create an analysis report about how the website operates. The data collected, including the number of visitors, the source from which they come and the pages visited, appear in anonymous form.1 day      non-necessary    
_ga      Google Analytics      This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. It is used to calculate traffic and keep track of site usage for the site analysis report. Cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.170 days    non-necessary  
SERVERID108286Site operation: used for session management2 hoursNecessary
viewed_cookie_policy    GDPR Cookie ConsentThe cookie is defined by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.1 month  Necessary  
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryGDPR Cookie ConsentThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store user consent for cookies in the “Necessary” category.1 month  Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryGDPR Cookie ConsentThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are is used to store user consent for cookies in the “Non-necessary” category.1 month  Necessary
CookieLawInfoConsentGDPR Cookie ConsentThe cookie is used to store a summary of the consent given for the use of cookies.1 monthNecessary
cli_user_preferenceGDPR Cookie ConsentStores the user’s consent on the current domain.1 monthNecessary
__cfduid
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This cookie used by OneTrust makes it possible to detect malicious visitors and minimize blocking of legitimate users.1 monthNecessary

Google: To manage the cookies set by Google, we refer you to Google’s privacy policy:  https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr.

5. Consent

The installation of certain cookies requires the consent of users when they log on.

In such case, when users visit the site, they are asked to accept cookies, configure them or refuse them before they are installed on their device. Cookies that require such consent may be chosen through the banner provided to users.

If users do not accept them, no cookies other than necessary cookies will be installed.

6. How to deactivate cookies deposited via the user’s browser?

Users can deactivate cookies at any time using their browser settings. Please note that these settings may change the conditions under which our site may be accessed.

To change the management of cookies in their browser, users can change the settings in the privacy & cookie management tab at the bottom of the page.

Configuration. Although most browsers are configured by default, users can choose whether to accept all cookies or refuse them systematically, or they can choose which cookies they will accept depending on the issuers. Users can also configure their browser (to be done for each device: tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.) to accept or refuse cookies on a case-by-case basis before they are installed. In addition, users can also regularly delete cookies from their device using their browser.

The management of cookies and user choices is configured differently on each browser. The procedure is described in the browser’s help menu and explains to users how to change their cookie preferences.

For example:

Users can also view the guide published by the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL), which is available at the following address: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser

If this policy is amended, the new version published on the website will become effective upon its publication. Please refer to it each time you visit the website to make sure you are familiar with the most recent version available.