3. What type of cookies do we use and for what purposes?
The cookies we use on our Sites and/or Applications are classified into different categories explained below. The cookies set on the Site/Application you are visiting are mentioned in the cookie banner (which you can display at any time by clicking on the "Set Cookies" link).
3.1 Strictly necessary cookies (mandatory)
These cookies are essential in order for the Site/Application to function correctly. They may include, for example, cookies that collect session identifiers and identification data, cookies that allow the interface of a Site and/or Application to be personalised (for example, for the choice of language or the presentation of a service) or certain audience measurement cookies. This category also includes cookies that enable us to comply with our legal obligations, including ensuring a safe online environment (for example, detecting repeated login failures to prevent unauthorised persons from accessing your account).
3.2 Preference cookies (subject to your consent)
These cookies allow us to personalise and offer the content and functionality of the Sites and/or the Application (including the display of our products and services). They are used to improve our Site and/or Application and your user experience.
3.3 Audience measurement cookies (subject to consent, except under certain conditions)
These cookies allow us to understand how users arrive on our Site and/or Application, to measure the number of visitors to our Site and/or Application but also to analyse how visitors navigate the Site/Application or to reconstruct their journey.
This helps us to improve the way our Sites and/or Applications work by ensuring, for example, that users can easily find what they are looking for.
These cookies may be exempt from consent where they are strictly necessary for the operation of the Site/Application in accordance with Article 3.1.
Otherwise, they are subject to consent in accordance with this Article 3.3.
3.4 Advertising and tracking cookies (subject to your consent)
There are different categories of cookies that are used in advertising.
- Personalised advertising cookies
These cookies are used to provide you with personalised advertisements that are more relevant to your interests. They record your visit to our Site and/or Application, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to personalise our Site and/or Application and the advertisements on it, if any, according to your interests.
It may also be used to display personalised advertisements about our products on other sites, to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, to limit the frequency of delivery (i.e., to limit the number of times you see an advertisement), affiliate advertising, click fraud detection, market research, product improvement, debugging.
- Non-personalised advertising cookies
These cookies allow us to display ads that are not personalised to your profile. These cookies may be used exclusively to measure the performance of a marketing campaign.
- Location-based advertising cookies
These cookies allow us to display ads that are personalised to you based on your location (location-based ads).
3.5 Social networks and content sharing cookies (subject to your consent)
- Social network cookies:
These cookies allow us to share information with the social networks used on our Sites and/or Applications.
The display of this type of content on our Sites and/or Applications shares information about your browsing on our Sites/Applications with the social networks used.
- Content sharing cookies:
These cookies allow us to offer you the viewing on our Site/Application of content hosted on an external site.
Viewing this type of content on our Sites/Applications involves sharing information with the hosting site about your browsing on our Sites/Applications.