Cookies or tracers 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 site and application editors to collect quantitative and qualitative information on the use of their products. This activity, called "tracking", is the basis of the continuous improvement of the products and services offered on the internet: functionalities, ergonomics, customization, etc.
All tracers deposited and read are concerned, for example when consulting a website, reading an e-mail, installing or using software or a mobile application. , 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):
The data collected in this way is strictly anonymous and is only used for these purposes of performance analysis and advertising targeting or, sometimes, for testing new functionalities of advertising or marketing technologies. In the latter case, the data is not used for commercial purposes under any circumstances and is deleted immediately after the test period.
What is the retention period for cookies?
The National Commission for Informatics and Freedoms (CNIL) recommends that the period of validity of consent to deposit 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 validity period of cookies cannot exceed 26 months after their first deposit in your terminal equipment 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?
Cookie settings on this site
These settings are available in the information and settings banner that is displayed on your first visit, then at any time when you browse the footer of this site (footer) by clicking on “Your preferences in this area. of cookies ”
Configuration of cookies in the navigation software (browser)
You can configure the acceptance of cookies in your browser software uniformly for all sites, systematically, or depending on the issuer.
You can also configure your browser software so that the acceptance or rejection of cookies is offered to you from time to time, before a cookie is placed in your terminal.
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 preferences in terms of cookies.
For Internet Explorer ™: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For Safari ™: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
For Chrome ™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en
For Firefox ™: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/protection-renforcee-contre-pistage-firefox- informatique?redirectlocale=fr&redirectslug=activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences
For Opera ™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html