Cookies are small amounts of information stored in files within your computer's browser itself. Cookies are accessible and stored by the websites you visit, and by companies that display their advertisements on websites, so that they can recognize the browser. Websites can only access the cookies they have stored on your computer. For example, if company X stores a cookie on your browser, X can access its own cookie, but not that of another company Y.
- Use of the Site: to help us recognize your browser as that of a previous visitor and to record the preferences you determined during your previous visit to the Site;
- Social networks: to check if you are connected to third party services (Facebook, Twitter, Google+...) ;
- Audience measurement: to track statistical data on site traffic (i.e., users' use of the Site and to improve the Site's services) and to help us measure and study the effectiveness of our interactive online content.
We may use web beacons (also known as transparent GIFs, pixels or action tags) to provide better service and improve the usability of the site. These technologies are code fragments that appear as a tiny graphic image on a web page or in an email. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, the time and date a page was viewed, and a description of the page on which the web beacon is placed. In general, any file offered as part of a web page can act as a web beacon.
We use web beacons for various tracking purposes, for example:
- to measure a behaviour: opening an email, visiting a page, etc.
- to measure the audience of a website
YOUR CHOICES REGARDING COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
You have the option of configuring your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is issued, its validity period and content, and allow you to refuse to save it on your device, and delete your cookies periodically.
You can set your Internet browser to disable cookies. Please note, however, that if you disable cookies, your username and password will no longer be saved on any website.
For more information on how to delete and control cookies stored on your computer, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/fr/
How to configure your browser: -
Firefox: 1. Open Firefox
2. Press the "Alt" button
3. In the menu at the top of the page click on "Tools" then "Options
4. Select the "Privacy" tab
5. In the drop-down menu to the right of "Retention Rules", click on "Use custom settings for history".
6. A little further down, uncheck "Accept cookies"
7. Save your preferences by clicking on "OK
Internet Explorer :
1. Open Internet Explorer
2. In the "Tools" menu, select "Internet Options".
3. Click on the "Privacy" tab
4. Click on "Advanced" and uncheck "Accept".
5. Save your preferences by clicking on "OK
Google Chrome :
1. Open Google Chrome
2. Click on the tool icon in the menu bar
3. Select "Options".
4. Click on the "Advanced Options" tab
5. In the "Cookie settings" drop-down menu, select "Block all cookies".
1. Open Safari
2. In the menu bar at the top, click on "Safari", then "Preferences"
3. Select the "Security" icon
4. Next to "Accept cookies", tick "Never".
5. If you wish to see the cookies that are already saved on your computer, click on "View cookies".
What is a cookie? It is a small text file that allows us to make your visit and experience on our site even more enjoyable. You see, nothing very complicated.
And what does the law say? She says we can't store cookies on your ap