Cookies are short pieces of text information about website users’ visits and preferences that servers send to a browser. They are stored in users’ computers, tablets or mobile phones. Some of them are deleted just after closing the browser, others are recorded in the file « cookies.txt » installed on your electronic device.

Cookies are secure, they only store information that has previously been entered into the browser by a user (for example, email address). They do not keep personal data and cannot be used to access your electronic device, nor damage it. Only the site that encrypts the data in a cookie can read it. 

  • To make our website work smoothly;
  • To remember your settings during and between visits (for example, data related to your computer, type and version of your browser, operational system of your mobile or tablet, technical identification data, content that you are looking for…);
  • To improve the speed and security of the site;
  • To allow you to share pages with social networks…
  • Collect any personal or sensitive information without your permission;
  • Pass or sell personally identifiable data to advertising networks or third parties;
  • Pay sales commissions;
  • Contact you via post, email or phone…

Necessary cookies that allow:

  • to load and distribute content on our website quicker;
  • to provide essential security measures;
  • to accept cookies in a pop-up window only once (on first visit).
  • These cookies are systematically generated by the website. 

Cookies’ names : 

  • accept_cookies 
  • __utmt
  • __utmt_global

Functionality cookies including remembering your search settings and pages viewed (for example, these cookies allow the user to return to the previous page when clicking the "back" button).  There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Cookies’ names : 

  • ASP.NET_SessionId
  • TS01bc33e9

Social Media Cookies

We have included sharing buttons on our website so that you can easily like or share our content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. The privacy implications will depend on social network and on the privacy settings you have chosen.

Analytics cookies are only used internally in order to collect statistics and other data about a users’ browsing experience (for example, pages most viewed, average time spent on our website etc). This information allows us to improve our content. This data is generated by Google Inc. and compiled anonymously in reports only destined to us.

Cookies’ names :

  • __utma
  • __utmb
  • __utmc
  • __utmz

If you wish to block cookies, simply set your browser so that it will refuse some or all of them. However, it may be appropriate to keep the cookies for faster navigation. Deleting cookies will not hurt your browsing experience on our web site. 

  • To disable cookies managed by Google Analytics, go to Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on;
  • To delete cookies in your browser options, follow steps described in the « Help » menu of your respective browser. The steps are different for each browser.