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, the purpose of this policy is to communicate to you the essential elements relating to the way in which we use these cookies, to the objectives pursued within the framework of their use, and to inform you as to the rights that are yours in this regard.
2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files recorded and/or read in the terminal of an Internet user when consulting a website or any mobile application, and used by this site or this application to send information to the navigation software.
Throughout its period of validity, a cookie allows its issuer to recognize the terminal each time the terminal accesses content with cookies from the same issuer.
Only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information contained in it.
3. PURPOSE OF COOKIES USED
The cookies we use can be grouped into three categories:
so-called essential or technical cookies;
audience measurement cookies; and
1. Essential or technical cookies
Essential or technical cookies are cookies whose exclusive 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, in particular:
– To retain 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. Audience measurement cookies
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
So-called advertising cookies are related to targeted advertising, i.e., the observation of users’ browsing habits, making it possible to create a specific profile to show advertisements corresponding to them.
4. THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
Our website may also include third-party cookies.
We ensure that these cookies are properly managed by the third-party services, but we would not be held responsible for them.
5. DURATION OF RETENTION
We respect the requirements set by the CNIL 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 audience measurement cookies, their lifetime does not exceed 13 months. As for the information collected through these tracers, they are kept for 25 months.
The other cookies are kept for a period reasonably necessary for the purposes for which they are used. The validity of the consent granted will not exceed a period of 13 months.
6. CONSENT AND EXEMPTION
According to the CNIL guidelines, a distinction must be made between cookies that fall under 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 fall under the exemption regime.
With regard to audience measurement cookies that would process personal data, you may manifest a right to object.
With regard to the collection of consent and the management of the right to object, we use a Consent Management Platform (“CMP”) or consent management platform.
You can easily, through this tool, manage the activation or deactivation of our cookies, excluding technical cookies that are and remain necessary for the proper functioning of our services.
7. CONTACT US
For any questions, we invite you to contact our personal data protection delegate (see data protection policy).
For more general information on the protection of personal data, you should consult the CNIL website at the following address: www.cnil.fr.
In the event of regulatory changes or recommendations from the CNIL, we reserve the right to modify this policy. Any new policy will be notified to you before it becomes effective.