WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that are added to your computer or mobile phone browser while you are visiting websites. Cookies are widely used by websites. They ensure their functioning or improve navigation, and also provide certain information, particularly in terms of audience measurement, to website owners. Our cookies may include information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor our websites to your interests.
As a user, you can configure your browser to store cookies in your device or reject them, either regularly, depending on where they came from, or to notify you whenever a cookie is stored in your device. However, by using this option and deleting all cookies used by the browser, including those used by other websites, some settings or information may be changed or lost, making it difficult to navigate the website. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is present and then decide whether or not to accept it. However, each browser is configured differently. Therefore, follow the instructions of your browser’s editor to find out how to change the settings of the browser cookies.
The information collected using cookies helps us to analyze how you use our websites and allows us to provide you with a better user experience when you visit one of our websites. The information collected by our cookies is not used to identify you or to send you advertising messages by e-mail or post.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?
TECHNICALLY NECESSARY COOKIES
SESSION COOKIES AND PREFERENCE COOKIES
These are cookies that allow us to know the use and performance of our site, to establish statistics, volumes of visits and use of the various elements of our site in order to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services (the pages or sections most often consulted, the most read articles…).
COOKIES RELATED TO THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
Social” cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as the “Like” or “Share” buttons. They are used to provide you with services or to store your preferences for sharing with social networks. The social network providing such an application button is likely to identify you through this button, even if you did not use this button when you visited our site. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the social network concerned to understand your browsing on our site, simply because your account on the social network concerned was activated on your device (open session) during your browsing on our site. We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site and associated with the personal data they hold. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks in order to learn about the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. These protection policies must allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, in particular by setting up your user accounts for each of these networks.
The following Facebook features can be integrated into our websites and may read or place Facebook cookies:>
Facebook I Like button (which allows the user to indicate that they like an item on Facebook)>
Facebook Login (which allows the user to connect to their Facebook account and interact with our websites through this account)> Share
on Facebook (which allows the user to share an item on Facebook with others)>
Facebook Social Graph (which allows our websites to extract items from Facebook to our sites, such as user profile images or publishing public
You can obtain more information about the cookies used by Facebook by visiting the following page: https://fr-fr.facebook.com/help/cookies
The following Twitter features can be integrated into our websites and may read or place Twitter cookies:
> Login to Twitter (which allows the user to log in to their Twitter account and interact with our websites through this account)>
YOUTUBE AND GOOGLE
The following YouTube or Google features can be integrated into our websites and may play or place YouTube or Google cookies:
> YouTube Video Player (which allows YouTube videos to be viewed on our websites)>
YouTube Login (which allows a user to log in to their YouTube account and interact through that account)
> Google +1 button (which allows the user to “tag” an item on his Google Account+)>
Google Login (which allows the user to log in to his Google Account and interact with our website through this account)