Personal data and cookies
This section on “cookies” tells you more about the origin and use of navigational data processed during your visit to our website and about your rights.
This section is important for those who wish to enjoy a positive and confident experience of our services and also helps us to respond accurately and comprehensively to your questions about visiting our website and to take your wishes into account.
During your visit to our website, data relating to the navigation of your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on our website may be recorded in files known as “cookies” which are stored on your terminal. Only the issuer of a cookie is able to read or modify the data contained in it.
COOKIES ISSUED ON OUR WEBSITE
When you visit our website, we can, subject to your approval (see “Your Choices Regarding Cookies”), store various cookies on your terminal which enable us to recognise your terminal’s browser for the duration of the validity of the cookie concerned.
These cookies enable us to:
generate statistics on the frequency and use of various elements of our website (sections and contents visited, pathway), so that we can improve the content and ergonomics of our services;
adapt the display of our website to your terminal’s display preferences (language used, display resolution, operating system, etc.) during your visit to our website, according to the visualisation or reading equipment and software which your terminal operates;
memorise information relating to a form which you have filled in on our website (registration or access to your account) or to products, services or information which you have selected on our website (subscribed service, contents of order basket, etc.);
enable you to access reserved and personal spaces on our website, such as your account, using login details or data which you may have previously provided;
implement security measures, for example when you are asked to connect again to content or to a service after a certain period of time has elapsed.
SHARING THE USE OF YOUR TERMINAL WITH OTHER PEOPLE
The decision to share the use of your terminal and configuration of your browser parameters regarding cookies with other people is made of your own free will and is your own responsibility.
YOUR CHOICES REGARDING COOKIES
You may choose to amend your cookie settings at any time using the methods described below.
Changing your Browser Settings.
Acceptance of Cookies
The user of the terminal can decide whether a cookie can be stored; the user may make and/or amend this decision at any time free of charge by amending the settings on the browser software.
If you have given permission for cookies to be stored on your terminal via your browser software, the cookies integrated in the pages and contents which you have viewed may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your terminal. These can be read solely by their issuer.
Refusal of Cookies
If you refuse to give permission for cookies to be stored on your terminal, or if you delete those which have been stored, you will be unable to benefit from some functions which are nevertheless necessary to navigate some of the areas of our website. For example, if you try to access contents or services which require us to identify you, or if we are unable to recognise, for technical compatibility purposes, the type of browser used by your terminal, its language and display parameters or the country from which your terminal is connected to the Internet.
In this case, we may not be held responsible for the consequences linked to the reduced and/or impaired functionality of our services resulting from our inability to store or consult the cookies required for its operation and which you have refused or deleted.
HOW TO AMEND YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS
The method for amending your cookie preferences depends on your browser. Your browser’s help menu can show you how to amend your preferences.
Internet Explorer™: Open the Tools menu, then select Internet Options; click on the Confidentiality tab, then choose the level required.
Firefox™: Open the Tools menu, then select Options; click on the Privacy tab then choose the required options.
Chrome™: Open the configuration menu (wrench logo), then select Parameters; click on Advanced Parameters then on Content Parameters, then choose the desired options.
Safari™: Select Safari > Preferences, then click on Security; click on Display Cookies, then choose the required options.
Opera™: Open the Tools menu, then select Preferences; click on the Advanced tab, then in the Cookies section, click on Manage Cookies; select the required options.