Cookies policy

1. What is a cookie?

 A cookie is a text file registered in a space dedicated by the hard disk of your terminal* when you consult an on-line service using your browser. A cookie allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is registered, during the cookie’s term of validity or recording. * The terminal means the equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone) that you use to consult or display a website, an application, any advertising content etc.

2. Why do we use cookies?

 We use, subject to your permission, cookies on our site to allow a more effective browsing experience for site users. Cookies allow you to connect to your chosen services e.g. online banking, to choose your connection preferences e.g. language, to buy products and on-line services and to use tools, such as simulators. The cookies which we transmit also allow us to establish statistics and visitor counts and to use diverse elements composing our site (sections and visited contents), which, in turn, allows us to improve the interest and the ergonomics of our services. Cookies also enable us to implement security measures, in particular when you are requested to reconnect to a protected section of the website after a period of absence from the site. 

3. What cookies do we use?

What cookies do we use? What data is collected?
Shelf life?
For what?
Is it strictly necessary?
JSESSION_ID Randomly generated number These cookies are used to customize the visitor experience and save the user preferences by linking it to the website account.

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Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. Cookie duration is 13 months.
Cookieguard_initialised Boolean value (true or false) These cookies are used to remember if cookieguard banner has been displayed to visitors.

4. Third party cookies

 The present cookies transmitted by third parties can allow them, during their term of validity to count the number of times content is displayed via our website, to identify the contents so displayed and the number of users having clicked each particular piece of content, allowing them to establish usage statistics. The issue and the use of cookies by third parties, are subjected to the cookie policies of these third parties. We inform you about the object of the cookies of which we have knowledge andthe means which you have to accept or refuse them.

5. How to control and disable the cookies we use

 The recording of a cookie in a terminal is subject to the permission of the user of the terminal. Such permission can be expressed and modified at any time by such user, free of charge. If you have accepted the recording of cookies in your browser, the cookies integrated into the pages and contents which you have viewed can be temporarily stored in a dedicated location on your terminal. If you do not consent to the recording of cookies on your terminal, or if you delete those which are registered there, you will no longer benefit from a certain number of features of our site. To disable Google Analytics cookies, you can download and install the following tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en