What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that is saved on your device's hard drive (computer, tablet, mobile handset, etc.). The cookie file allows its issuer to identify the device in which it is saved while the cookie concerned is valid or saved.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies on our website to enhance the browsing experience for users. Cookies allow you to select your connection preferences.

The cookies we issue also allow us:

  • to give you access to reserved and personal areas of our website thanks to personal identifiers,
  • to implement security measures (for example, when a request is made to connect again to a piece of content or service after a certain time lapse),
  • to collect information on the way in which visitors use the website so that we can improve its contents and layout and collect statistics on the number of visits and uses of the various components or our website;
  • to adapt the presentation of our website to your handset's display preferences (language and operating system used, etc.) when you visit our site according to the visualisation or viewing equipment and software that your handset contains;

How can you manage cookies?

You can choose to allow cookies to be saved on your device and reverse this choice at any time by modifying the parameters of your internet browser.
Depending on your browser, you have the following options: accept or block cookies from all sources or from a given source, or programme the display of a message asking your permission each time a cookie is saved on your device.
To express or reverse your choices, refer to the help menu or your browser's dedicated section. For example, you can obtain more information on the following pages:

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