Policy on cookies and other tracking technologies
2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is saved on the user’s device when you browse the internet.
The term ‘cookie’ is to be considered in the broadest possible sense and covers all cookies or tracking technologies saved and/or read, for example, when consulting a website, reading an e-mail, installing or using software or a mobile application.
This applies to all users, regardless of the device they use: computers, smartphones, digital tablets, video game consoles, and so on.
A ‘cookie’ is saved on the peripheral by the internet user’s browser when he/she first visits the website. It can then be retrieved during subsequent visits to the same website. The information contained in the cookie and retrieved during subsequent visits will be sent back to the website that generated the cookie, i.e., either to a web page that the user is on (own cookie) or to a web page of a third party (third-party cookie).
3. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHY DO WE USE THEM?
Cookies can be used, for example, to reload pages and recognise a returning visitor and their preferred page layout (language, font size, etc.). They can also make the user experience more enjoyable by remembering the user’s preferences.
There are several types of cookies. Some require user consent while others have other finalities.
This site uses:
- Technical cookies:
These are cookies that allow a user to browse a website and use the different services on it. These technical components cannot be disabled or configured. Otherwise you will not be able to access the site and/or the services thereon. These cookies do not require user consent.
- Preference cookies
Preference cookies allow a website to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or is displayed, such as your preferred language.
These cookies are activated as soon as a web page is displayed or a specific action is performed.
- Analytics cookies
These cookies allow the person or entity responsible for the website to understand the behaviour of users of the website.
- Advertising/tracking cookies
Advertising cookies are used to track users as they browse the web. The purpose of these cookies is to optimize relevant ads based on the user’s profile/preferences.
4. YOUR COOKIE CHOICES
To view all cookies are stored on your device or delete them, go to your browser settings. You can find more information on how to do this at the links below.
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/microsoft-edge/supprimer-les-cookies-dans-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/effacer-les-cookies-pour-supprimer-les-information
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/fr-be/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Disabling cookies may limit the user’s browsing experience on the website to the basic functionality and some of the pages may not work as a result.
4.2. Refuse to be tracked
The browser can be configured to send a code indicating to websites that the user refuses to be tracked. ‘Do No Track’ option).
Mobile devices may also allow you to ‘limit ad tracking’ (iOS) or may have a ‘do not track’ (Android) setting.
4.3. Changing your consent
Please clear any unwanted cookies through your browser settings (see point 1 of this chapter).
5. PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY
In France, for any additional information on cookies, users can refer to the website of the CNIL, Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (https://www.cnil.fr/) or send an enquiry to: 3 Place Fontenoy,TSA 80715, 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07, France.
In Belgium, for any additional information on cookies, users can refer to the website of the Data Protection Authority (https://www.autoriteprotectiondonnees.be/) or send an enquiry to: Rue de la Presse, 35, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.