A cookie is a small text file saved by a website’s server in the browser of your computer or mobile device when you visit that website.
The cookie contains a unique code allowing your browser to be recognized when you visit the website (“session cookie”) or during future repeated visits (“permanent cookie”). Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you are visiting or by partners with whom this website collaborates. The server of a website can only read the cookies that it has itself placed; it does not have access to any other information on your computer or on your mobile device.
Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser’s directory. The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiration date and a unique encrypted code. Cookies generally provide easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website. In addition, they help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of the website.
Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the advertising on that site more relevant to the visitor and to tailor the website to the personal tastes and needs of the visitor. Functional cookies are required to allow visits to the Sites and the use of certain parts of them.
These cookies allow you, for example, to navigate between the different sections of the websites, to complete forms, to place orders, to consult a multilingual website and update the contents of your basket. Likewise, when you wish to access your personal account, for example in your administration area or another application made available to you (Ex. Extranet, webmail, etc.), cookies are essential to securely verify your identity. before granting access to your personal information.
If you refuse these cookies, some areas of the website will not work as they should, if at all. The Sites place a cookie on your computer for the purposes of statistical analysis and site audience measurement and for the purposes of simplifying access to the site. This cookie records information relating to the navigation of visitors on the site.