Definition of the term “cookie”
A cookie refers to information left on the Internet user’s hard drive by the server of the visited site or by a third party server. It contains several pieces of data: the name of the server the cookie was sent from, an ID in the form of a unique number and possibly an expiration date.
Sometimes this information is stocked on the Internet user’s computer in a simple text file that a server can access to read and save this information.
Cookies have a variety of uses. All of the cookies used on this website as well as their purpose are described below.
Purpose of cookies
Memorised requests: this service allows the user to have his/her requests memorised in order to reuse them later.
This site could use Google Analytics, Internet traffic analysis tools allowing the website and application owners to better understand their users’ behaviour.
Sharing pages on social networks
This website includes computer applications coming from a third party and allowing our site’s content to be shared with other people. This is the case in particular of the “Share” and “Like” buttons coming from social networks like Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. These social networking sites may leave cookies while the user is on this site.
Cookies on this website:
Technical cookies and aggregated statistical
These cookies are necessary to allow the Application to function and are used to store sessions and preferences.
Used to maintain the user session and keep the User logged in.
Configuration of the web browser
The Internet user can set his/her web browser software to authorise or block cookies. However, the configuration modalities differ depending on the browser. You should therefore check how to change cookie settings in your browser’s help menu.
We would also like to mention that deactivating cookies can reduce or prevent access to all or part of the services offered by this website.