What is a cookie or a tracker?

Cookies or trackers are small files that record the visit and activity of individuals on connected sites or applications. They are generally associated with a terminal or navigation software and allow publishers of sites and applications to collect quantitative and qualitative information on the use of their products. This activity, called "tracking", is the basis for the continuous improvement of the products and services offered on the Internet: functionalities, ergonomics, personalization, etc.

All tracers deposited and read are concerned, for example when consulting a website, reading an e-mail, installing or using software or an application. mobile and this, regardless of the type of terminal used such as a computer, a smartphone, a digital reader and a video game console connected to the Internet.

The term "cookie" thus covers by extension (non-exhaustive list):

  • HTTP & "flash";
  • the result of the fingerprint calculation in the case of "fingerprinting" (calculation of a unique machine identifier based on elements of its configuration for tracking purposes);
  • web beacons;
  • any other identifier generated by software or an operating system.

Why do we use cookies?

We (BeOnPerf) may use cookies to collect browsing data about individuals (you) visiting our websites in order to improve your browsing experience. Cookies and trackers can also be used to refine the accuracy of our advertising targeting on partner sites, and to measure the performance of our advertisements.

The data thus collected is strictly anonymous and are only used for these purposes of performance analysis and advertising targeting or, sometimes, for testing new features of advertising or marketing technologies. In the latter case, the data is in no way used for commercial purposes and is deleted immediately after the test period.

How long do cookies last?

The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) in France and the European GDPR recommend that the period of validity of consent to the deposit of Cookies be extended to a maximum of 13 months. At the end of this period, consent will therefore be requested again. In any case, the period of validity of cookies cannot exceed 26 months after their first deposit on your device in the event that consent has been obtained again at the end of the first 13 months.

How to control which cookies are installed on your terminals?

1. Cookie settings on this site:

You can change the cookie acceptance settings by clicking on the orange oval button at the bottom left of your screen or by clicking here to change your cookie preferences . You can then accept all cookies or click on "I want to choose" then activate or deactivate the use of each cookie. A color code is used to indicate, in orange, active cookies, and in grey, inactive cookies. This allows you to oppose the deposit of cookies if you wish.

These settings are available in the information and settings banner that appears during your first visit, then at any time during your navigation via the orange button at the bottom left of each page of the site. Our Consent Management Platform (CMP) is published and updated by the company Axeptio which acts as a trusted third party on behalf of BeOnPerf as to our compliance with the management of cookies by our website.

2. Setting cookies at the level of the navigation software (browser):

You can configure the acceptance of cookies at the level of your browser software uniformly for all sites systematically, or according to the issuer.

You can also configure your browser software so that the acceptance or refusal of cookies is offered to you from time to time, before a cookie is placed in your terminal.

3. How to exercise your choices, depending on the browser you use?

For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to modify your wishes in terms of cookies.

For Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d
For Edge™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/delete-cookies-in-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
For Safari™: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en&sjid=5773662483927865545-EU
For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox
For Opera™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies .html

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