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.
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
* Device refers to the equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) you use to consult or view a website, an application, advertising content, etc.
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:
|What cookies do we use?||What data is collected? |
|For what? |
Is it strictly necessary?
|SERVERID||The SERVERID cookie disappears when the client closes the session.||It determines the server used by the user to ensure the proper operation of the load balancer|
|PHPSESSID||The PHPSESSID cookie is a session cookie created by PHP which has no period of validity. It disappears when the client closes the session.||It determines a user session and transmits state data through a temporary cookie commonly known as session cookie.|
|civicAllowCookies||Can take value Yes or No; lifetime 90 days.||To keep track of the client agreement on advertising cookie, browsing analysis and sharing website content. Its value can be set at yes or no.|
|contrastedCss||Can be set at 1 or 0 according to the choice; it disappears at the end of the session.||Cookie constrastedCss allows the user’s choice to be memorized when he clicks on the contrast button.|
|lang||Active 1 year.||It orients the user to the selected language during the last visit or to the browser language.|
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.