1. WHAT IS A COOKIE OR TRACKER?
A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site or view an advertisement. Their main purpose is to collect information about how you browse sites and to offer you customised services.
GROUPE ATLANTIC COOKIES
GROUPE ATLANTIC uses GROUPE ATLANTIC Cookies to run its web sites or optimise their operation, and to provide use analyses.
Cookies generated by parties other than the owner of the web site (partners) are known as “third-party cookies”. They are used to provide third-party features on the site (product recommendations, interactive content) and also to analyse the use of the site and its services.
Third-party Cookies are particularly used to implement functions for tracking users as they browse the web; these are called “trackers” and they enable the site’s publishers to analyse the user’s browsing history and adapt the content, offers and performance of the site so that they are tailored to your information requirements.
In the case of cookies issued by social networks, we have no control over the process they use to collect information about your browsing on our site and associated with the personal data they hold. We suggest that you consult the privacy policies of the relevant social networks to find out the purposes, particularly advertising, for which any browsing information they might gather is used. Their privacy policies should in particular enable you to exercise your right to choose in relation to these social networks through the user account settings for each network.
2. WHAT ARE THE COOKIES ISSUED ON OUR SITE USED FOR?
The cookies and trackers installed on our site are used for the purposes of browsing our web site, optimisation, audience measurement and customising the content and offers that we might suggest to you.
3. WHAT TYPES OF COOKIE?
|Different types of Cookie||Who generates these Cookies?|
|Essential Web Site Cookies:
These Cookies are essential for providing the services that we offer on our Web Site and make it possible to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
|They are mainly proprietary Cookies that are created by GROUPE ATLANTIC.|
|Performance and Functionality Cookies:
These Cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Web Site, but are non-essential to its use. However, without these Cookies, some functionality such as display settings might become unavailable.
|These are proprietary Cookies generated by GROUPE ATLANTIC, or third-party Cookies (such as Google).|
|Analytics and Customisation Cookies:
These Cookies collect information that is used in aggregate form to help us understand how our Web Site is used, measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, or help us adapt how the web site behaves to suit the visitor.
|We mainly use Google Analytics for analytics Cookies. This is a third-party cookie.|
These Cookies are used to improve the relevance of the advertising messages and display content that you are likely to be interested in. They perform certain functions such as preventing the same advert from continuously reappearing, ensuring that advertisements are properly displayed for the advertisers and, in some cases, selecting adverts depending on your interests.
|These are proprietary Cookies generated by GROUPE ATLANTIC, or third-party Cookies (such as DoubleClick, which is owned by Google).|
4. HOW LONG ARE COOKIES STORED FOR?
The storage time for cookies varies depending on the type of Cookie; it is no longer than thirteen (13) months.
5. ALLOWING OR BLOCKING COOKIES
When you first visit our site, you are informed that you have the right to block cookies that are non-essential to the operation of the site.
You can state your Cookie preferences via your browser software (see below).
To configure the Cookie management options for your browser, we suggest that you consult your browser’s help menu or visit the dedicated pages for each browser:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
6. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
For more information about cookies, you can visit the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) site at the following address: http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/