1. What is a cookie?
Cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. This marker is stored and read on a device for example during the consultation of a website, the reading of an email or the installation or use of a software program or a mobile application, whatever the type of device used (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc). Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a Cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
In this policy, we use the term “Cookies” to refer to all the markers stored and read on your device.
2. Important information concerning consent
The storing or reading of certain Cookies does not require prior obtaining of your consent, because they do not process any Personal Data concerning you and they are strictly necessary for the provision of the service which you require.
Your prior consent must be obtained for the storing or reading of Cookies other than those mentioned in the paragraph above.
You may at any time oppose the storing or reading of the Cookies which we use, either by deleting them from your devices or by changing your browser settings.
3. What cookies do we use?
We use various types of Cookies whose purposes are described below.
This website does not use any session cookies, necessary for the functioning of our website.
- Functional Cookies
These are the cookies which enable us to archive your browsing preferences on our site by storing the various options you chose during your last visit. We can thus propose them to you again to simplify your browsing on our website (e.g. the choice of the version to be displayed, standard or mobile-optimised). You can oppose them and delete them via your browser settings, but your user experience is liable to be impaired.
This concerns the following Cookies:
|Name of Cookie||Data collected||Purpose||Storage time|
|tarteaucitron||Consent for each service||Stores whether you accepted or refused cookies for each analytical service used on this website.||1 year|
|pll_language||Last language selected||Stores the last language you selected on this website.||1 year|
|wordpress_test_cookie||None||Used by WordPress to check if Cookies are enabled in your browser.||Session end|
- Analytical Cookies
We’d like to set Google Analytics Cookies to help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The Cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. For more information on how these Cookies work read Google’s Safeguarding Your Data at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
These are cookies which tell us about the use and performances of our website and allow us to draw up statistics on traffic volumes and use of the various elements of our site (contents visited and visitor paths), enabling us to make our services more interesting and user-friendly (pages or sections most often consulted, most read articles, etc.). If you give your approval (consent), SERVIER will store cookies enabling collection of the information strictly necessary for the purposes described in the table below.
This concerns the following Cookies:
|Name of cookie||Data collected||Purpose||Storage time|
|_ga||Google Analytics Client ID||Used to distinguish visitors to the site via a random identifier.||2 years|
|_gid||Google Analytics Client ID||Used to distinguish visitors to the site via a random identifier.||24 hours|
|_gat_gtag_UA_159832795_2||Google Analytics Client ID||Used By Google Analytics to throttle request rate.||1 minute|
4. How do you configure your browser, smartphone and software components?
If you have accepted the recording of Cookies in your browser software, they are stored in a dedicated area of your device.
If you refuse the recording of Cookies in your device or if you delete those which are recorded in it, you will no longer be able to benefit from certain functions even though they are necessary for browsing in certain areas of our website. If applicable, we decline all responsibility for any consequences due to the downgraded operation of our website resulting from the fact that it is impossible for us to store or consult the Cookies necessary for their functioning which you have deleted or refused.
How do you configure your browser?
Most browsers accept Cookies by default. However, you can decide to block these Cookies or ask your browser to inform you when a site attempts to install a Cookie on your device.
Please refer to your browser’s help menu to configure the Cookies according to your preferences. The links to the cookie setting instructions for the main browsers are given below:
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10607
- Safari: https://help.apple.com/safari/mac/9.0/?lang=en#/sfri11471
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
How do you configure your confidentiality settings in your smartphone/tablet?
You can decide to change the confidentiality settings of your smartphone/tablet.
To configure your confidentiality settings:
- Android system: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en
- Apple system: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265