Management of cookies

This section provides details of our privacy policy, in accordance with the CNIL's recommendations.

Our confidentiality rules explain how we protect your privacy.

When you visit our website, cookies are installed on your computer, your mobile or your tablet.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are information installed on your computer by our website, when you visit the website, in the form of a small text file.

They allow us to understand how the website is used, how it performs and how we can improve the way in which it works (e.g. the most frequently viewed pages)

What is the purpose of cookies?

In order to adapt the website to the demands of its visitors, we measure, through the use of cookies, the number of visits, the number of pages viewed and the activity of visitors to the website and their rate of return. We also collect your address, which is immediately anonymised once used, so that we may determine the town and country from which you are accessing the website. We are therefore unable use this information to identity individuals.

The cookies installed by the website may also adapt the way in which the website is presented to your equipment’s display preferences (display resolution, operating system used, etc.) when you visit our website.

We may include third-party IT applications on the website, which allow you to share the website’s content with other persons or to tell those other persons that you have viewed the website or to provide your opinion on content on our website. For example: the “Share” buttons on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, etc.

The social network that provides such a button may identify you using this button. We advise you to refer to the privacy policies of these social networks to find out how this information is used, particularly in relation to marketing.

Accepting or rejecting cookies

There are a number of different ways of managing cookies.

You may choose to disable these cookies at any time. Your browser may also be programmed to notify you of the Cookies placed on your computer and ask you whether you want to accept them. You may accept or refuse cookies on a case-by-case basis or disable them completely once and for all.

We remind you that such a configuration may alter your internet browsing and your ability to access certain of our services that require the use of cookies.

If you choose to completely disable cookies, you may be unable to use all our interactive functions.

In order to manage cookies in line with your expectations, we advise you to take account of the purpose of the cookies, as set out above, when configuring your browser.

Procedure for controlling or preventing the storage of cookies:

The configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the your browser’s help menu, which will tell you how to change your cookie preferences.

You may disable cookies by following the instructions set out below:

If you use Internet Explorer

  • In Internet Explorer, open the “Tools” menu and select “Internet Options”.
  • In the “General” tab, under “Browser history”, click on “Settings”.
  • Click on “View Files”.
  • Click on the “Name” column header to sort the files into alphabetical order, then scan over the list until you see files beginning with the prefix “cookie” (all cookies have this prefix and generally contain the name of the website that created the cookie).
  • Select the cookie or cookies that include the name of the website and delete them.
  • Close the window that contains the list of files, then click twice on “OK” to return to Internet Explorer.

If you use Firefox

  • Open the “Tools” tab of the browser and select the “Options” menu. 
  • In the window that is displayed, choose “Privacy” and click on “Show cookies”.
  • Find the files that contain the name of the website, select them and delete them.

If you use Safari

  • In your browser, choose the “Preferences” menu.
  • Click on “Security”.
  • Click on “Display cookies”.
  • Select the cookies that contain the name of the website and click on “Delete” or “Delete all”.
  • After deleting the cookies, click on “Done”.

If you use Google Chrome

  • Click on the “Tools” menu icon.
  • Select “Options”.
  • Click on the “Advanced options” tab and access the “Privacy” section.
  • Click on “Show cookies”.
  • Find the files that contain the name of the website, select them and delete them.
  • Click on “Close” to return to your browser.