1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a data file often saved in a specific folder in the hard drive of your device* whenever you consult an online service via your browser. The cookie file is used to identify the computer in which it was saved, and for the duration of the file's validity.

Cookies are used when you visit our website.
By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. By using cookies, it is not possible to run programs or transfer viruses to your PC.

You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse the
acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies. However, this may result in you not being able
to use all functions of our website. You are also free to delete all cookies at any time using your
browser settings.

* Device refers to the equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) you use to consult or view a website, an application, advertising content, etc.

2. What do we use cookies for?

Use of technically necessary cookies
We use technically necessary cookies notably to make our website more user-friendly and effective. In detail, the following data is stored in the cookies and transmitted to us:

  • Form data
  • Search configurations
  • Contradictions and consents to the processing of information

The legal basis for this data processing is art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR. The use of these cookies is
intended to facilitate your use of our website. Some functions of our website do not function
without the use of these cookies and could therefore not be offered. Our legitimate interest in
the processing of cookies arises from the aforementioned purposes. The cookies are deleted
after the end of the session (e.g. logging out or closing the browser) or after a specified period.
We do not use technically unnecessary cookies.

3. Which cookies do we use?

  • Functional cookies or cookies used strictly for the website:


    Name of the cookie

    Data controller

    Cookie's retention period



    Societe Generale

    Length of session

    It is used to establish a user session and transmit status data via a temporary cookie, commonly known as a session cookie.


    Societe Generale

    Length of session

    It is used to establish a user session and transmit status data via a temporary cookie, commonly known as a session cookie.


    Societe Generale

    1 year

    It allows the user to be directed to the language selected during the last visit or the language of the browser.



    Length of session

    Authentication mechanism









4. How to refuse/delete cookies

Essentially, users can decide whether or not cookies can be stored on their device, and they can choose to change their settings at any time, free of charge.

If you have allowed cookies to be saved on your device through your browser, the cookies integrated in the pages and content you consult may be temporarily stored in a designated folder on your device.

If you refuse to have cookies saved on your device, or if you delete the cookies already saved on your device, you will no longer be able to benefit from a number of features offered by our website.

Below are instructions on how to accept/refuse or delete the cookies on our website:

Each browser has different settings. You can find them under the Help menu of your chosen browser, and they will give instructions on how to change your cookie preferences.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/websites/

Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/