1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a data file often saved in a specific folder in the hard drive of your device* whenever you consult an online service via your browser. The cookie file is used to identify the computer in which it was saved, and for the duration of the file's validity.
* Device refers to the equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) you use to consult or view a website, an application, advertising content, etc.
The cookies we send allow us to:
- get statistics on the volume of traffic and consultation of the parts making up our website (consulted sections and content, browsing history) so that we can make our services more relevant and ergonomic;
- adapt the presentation of our website to the display settings (language, screen resolution, operating system, etc.) of your device while you consult our website, and according to your device's viewing and playback equipment and software;
3. Which cookies do we use?
- Functional cookies or cookies used strictly for the website:
Cookies used strictly for the website are essential for browsing on our website (such as session ID) allowing you to use the main functionalities of the website and to secure your connection.
For example, they give you access to exclusive and personal pages on our website using the login IDs or information provided to us at an earlier stage;
Without those cookies, you will not be able to normally use the website, we recommend that you do not delete them.
Functional cookies are not essential for the browsing on our website but allow the optimization of its functioning and give you access to specific functionalities. They also allow the adaptation of the presentation of our website to the display settings of your device. Those cookies allow an easy and tailor-made navigation.
Setting up cookies on your device is the easiest and fastest way to personalize and improve your user experience.
It includes the following cookies
What data are collected
ID Token, session
Can take value Yes or No ; lifetime 90 days
To keep track of the client agreement on advertising cooking, browsing analysis and sharing website content. Its value can be set at yes or no
|Constrastedcss||Can be set at 1 or 0 according to the choice; it disappears at the end of the session||Cookie Constrastedcss allows the user’s choice to be memorized when he clicks on the contrast button|
|PHPSESSID||The HPSESSID cookie is a session cookie created by PHP which has no period of validity.It disappears when the client close the session. It is a PHP native cookie and allows website to store serialized state data||It determines a user session and to transmit state data through a temporary cookie commonly known as session cookie|
|Lang ||Active 1 year||It orients the user to the selected language during the last visit or to the browser language|
- Analytics cookies
We use these cookies to establish the use and performance of our website, statistics, the volume of traffic and utilisation of the parts making up our website (content consulted, browser history) so that we can improve the relevance and ergonomics of our services (most consulted pages and sections, most-read articles, etc.). We also use these cookies to count the number of visitors per page.
These cookies come from Google Analytics and are stored 14 month.
4. Third party cookies
Over their period of validity, this type of cookie sent by third parties allows third parties to draw up statistics by counting the number of content displays on our websites, identify which content was displayed and the number of users clicking on specific content.
The cookies that are sent and used by third parties are subject to the third parties' cookie policies. We inform you of the purpose of the cookies we are aware of and the means at your disposal to apply your preferences.
Name of Cookies
For more information :
Related to the Google application - For more information:
Related to the Google Universal Analytics - For more information: https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=fr
5. How to refuse/delete cookies
Essentially, users can decide whether or not cookies can be stored on their device, and they can choose to change their settings at any time, free of charge.
If you have allowed cookies to be saved on your device through your browser, the cookies integrated in the pages and content you consult may be temporarily stored in a designated folder on your device.
If you refuse to have cookies saved on your device, or if you delete the cookies already saved on your device, you will no longer be able to benefit from a number of features offered by our website.
Below are instructions on how to accept/refuse or delete the cookies on our website:
Each browser has different settings. You can find them under the Help menu of your chosen browser, and they will give instructions on how to change your cookie preferences.
Internet Explorer :
In terms of the cookies used to measure our website traffic, please click on the following link for more information on analytics cookies and on how to deactivate them: