What is the role of a cookie?
Cookies have different roles depending on their nature: their purposes can be very varied. The very nature of a cookie will depend on its impacts on your privacy. There are two main categories of cookies to distinguish:
- Cookies whose sole purpose is to enable or facilitate electronic communication or strictly necessary for the provision of a communication service at your express request. These cookies may be legally deposited without your consent as they do not pose a risk of invasion of your privacy. Their main interest is to allow you to use all the features of our website. Other cookies whose purposes can be very varied: advertising statistics, sharing (s) on social networks, etc. These cookies are subject to your consent before being deposited on your terminal.
What is a cookie ?
The french organisation (CNIL) defines the cookie as information deposited on the hard drive of a user by the server of the site he visits. It contains several data: the name of the server which deposited it, an identifier in the form of a unique number, possibly an expiry date. This information is sometimes stored on the computer in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and save information.
When browsing our site, information about the navigation of your device (smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.) may be saved in "Cookies" files installed on your device. In order to better understand the usefulness and use of these cookies, please read the information below.
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