Cookie use and management policy
1. Uses of cookies
Technical functionality cookies enable the site to function optimally.
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
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?
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 COOKIE||INSTALLED BY||PURPOSE OF THE COOKIE||DURATION||NECESSITY|
|__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|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||GDPR Cookie Consent||This cookie is used to keep track of the cookies that the user has approved for this site.||1 month||non-necessary|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||GDPR Cookie Consent||These 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 month||Necessary|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-other||GDPR Cookie Consent||These 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|
|_gat||Google Analytics||These cookies are installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate in order to limit data collection on high-traffic sites.||1 minute||non-necessary|
|_gat_gtag_UA_78161961_1||Google Analytics||Google uses this cookie to distinguish unique users. (no IP is retrieved)||1 minute||non-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|
|SERVERID108286||Site operation: used for session management||2 hours||Necessary|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||GDPR Cookie Consent||This 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-necessary||GDPR Cookie Consent||This 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|
|cli_user_preference||GDPR Cookie Consent||Stores the user’s consent on the current domain.||1 month||Necessary|
|This cookie used by OneTrust makes it possible to detect malicious visitors and minimize blocking of legitimate users.||1 month||Necessary|
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.
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.
- Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies;
- Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/fr-fr/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy;
- Safari™: http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/fr-ww/cookies/ and http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/fr-ww/;
- Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en;
- Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences.
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.
Last update 13/04/2021