1. WHAT’S A COOKIE?
Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that are stored in your computer’s browser or on your mobile device when you visit certain websites.
They are intended to collect anonymous information on the way in which users browse our website.
Cookies are also used to know the number and/or frequency of visitors to our site particularly to ensure that it functions quickly.
However, the data collected is restricted. It concerns only the number of pages visited, the city in which the IP address of connection to the website is located, visit frequency and recurrence, the duration of the visit, the browser, the operator or type of device or computer used for the visit. In any case, data such as the user’s first name and surname or postal address of the connection are not collected.
Cookies do not damage your computer and cannot be used to identify you personally. Only the issuer of a cookie is liable to read or modify the information contained in it.
2. WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?
Depending on your choices (that you can modify at any time), the cookies that we issue mainly enable us to keep your connection information, offer you targeted advertisements tailored to your centres of interest and produce visiting statistics.
3. COOKIE RETENTION PERIOD
Cookies are kept for a period of 13 months at most after their initial installation on the user’s device or computer.
4. COOKIES USED
These are cookies necessary for the proper functioning of our website. They enable you to use our site’s main features, such as browse our site, create a purchase cart, and keep your profile data. Accepting these cookies is a necessary condition to using our website. If you refuse them, we cannot guarantee normal browsing on our site.
We use analytical cookies, collecting data on your use of our site. Aggregated and anonymous data from these cookies is solely used to improve the functioning of our website.
Refusing these cookies will not suspend the display of advertisements on our website and will only result in advertisements that are not tailored to your interests or linked to your browsing history being displayed.
These are cookies saved on your device or computer by third-party companies.
We are also liable to include share buttons such as “Share”, “Like”, etc. from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. on our site.
The social network is liable to identify you using this icon, even if you did not use this button when visiting our site. This type of application button actually enables the social network in question to track your browsing on our site, on your computer or device following a session previously opened on the social network during your browsing on our site.
We have no control over the process employed by social networks to collect information on your browsing on our site and regarding personal data in their possession. Please therefore refer to the protection of privacy policies of these social networks in order to acquaint yourself with the intended uses, particularly advertising, and the browsing information that they can collect using these application buttons.
These access rights can usually be configured in your user settings for each of these networks.
5. YOUR CHOICES
The saving of a cookie on a device or computer is essentially dependent on the will of the user of the device or computer. You can express and modify your cookie preferences at any time and free of charge, through the choices offered to you by your browser software.
If you have accepted the saving of cookies on your device or computer, in your browser, the cookies embedded in the pages and content you have viewed may be temporarily stored in a dedicated area on your device or computer.
They will be readable only by their issuer.
You can delete or refuse to save all or part of the cookies we issue by changing your browser settings.
However, if you refuse the saving of the cookies we issue on your device or computer, or delete the cookies we have saved on your device or computer, you will no longer be able to use a number of features that are still required to browse certain areas of our site.
This would be the case if you attempted to access our content or services that require you to be identified.
This would also be the case if, for technical compatibility purposes, we could not recognise the type of browser your device or computer uses, its language and display settings, or the country from which your computer appears to be connected to the Internet.
If necessary, we decline all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded functioning of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to save or consult the cookies necessary for their functioning and that you have refused or deleted.
For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in your browser's help menu, which will let you know how to modify your cookie preferences.
For Chrome™: open the configuration menu, then select Settings; click on Advanced Settings, then Content Settings, then choose the desired options.
For Internet Explorer™: open the Tools menu, then select Internet Options; click on the Privacy tab and choose the desired level.
For Firefox™: open the Tools menu, then select Options; click on the Privacy tab and choose the desired options.
For Safari™: choose Safari > Preferences then click Security; click Show Cookies then choose the desired options.
For Opera™: open the Tools menu, then select Preferences; click on the Advanced tab, then in the Cookies section, click on Manage cookies; choose the desired options.