1/What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored on the user's terminal*. They are used by web developers to retain user data to help visitors navigate their websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions. A cookie file also allows the server to identify the terminal on which it is stored during the period of validity, or until the expiration date, of that cookie.
*Terminal” refers to the electronic device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) that you use to consult or display a website, application, advertisement, etc.
2/What cookies do we use, and what for?
Analytical cookies help us to understand how visitors use our website and how the website performs; they also allow us to compile statistics, count the number of visitors and see how they move around the site when they are using it (pages visited, route followed). This allows us to improve your website experience and the relevance of our content (the most frequently accessed pages or sections, the most frequently read articles, etc.).
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3/Your choices regarding the cookies
You can configure your browser to allow the storage of cookies on your terminal or, on the contrary, you can chose a configuration where they are blocked, either systematically or according to the entity wanting to install them. You can also configure your browser to offer you the choice of accepting or rejecting cookies whenever necessary, before they are installed on your terminal.
The resources at your disposal to accept/reject or delete cookies installed by our site are as follows:
The way to configure each browser is different. The cookie management method is described in your browser’s help menu, allowing you to learn how to change your preferences in this respect.
|1. Open Google Chrome. |
2. Click on the Chrome menu icon (to the right of the address bar).
3. Select “Settings”.
4. At the bottom of the page, select “Show advanced settings.”
5. In the "Privacy" section, select “Content Settings” to specify the level of privacy required.
1. Open Firefox.
5. You can then set the required level of confidentiality.
|1. Open Internet Explorer (with Internet Explorer 11, use the classic desktop interface). |
2. Click “Tools” (icon in the form of a cogwheel) and then click on “Internet Options.”
3. Select the Privacy tab.
4. In the Settings window, a slider allows you to adjust the level of privacy you prefer: move the cursor down to allow all cookies (or up to block all cookies).
|1. Open Safari. |
2. Click the “Edit” menu (Windows) or the “Safari” menu (Mac) and choose “Preferences.”
3. In the Preferences window, click on “Privacy.”
4. Opposite the line “Block cookies”, choose the degree of privacy you require (“From third parties and advertisers,” “Always,” “Never”).
5. Close the window.
You may obtain further information from the CNIL website