WHAT IS A COOKIE, AND WHAT IS IT FOR?
Strictly necessary cookies allow you to browse the site and use its basic features. They are usually only downloaded following action taken on your part to access services, such as logging in to a secure area of our site. These cookies are required for the use of the site.
Functional cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our site and allow us to offer you better, more personalized features, such as greeting you by name and saving your preferences (your language choice or your current region, for example). These cookies gather information anonymously and cannot track your actions on other sites.
Analytical and performance cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to our site and to collect information about how our site is used (for example, which pages receive the most traffic from visitors, whether internet users are receiving error messages on some of our pages, etc.). This allows us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure that users can easily find what they’re looking for.
Advertising or targeting cookies log your visit to our site as well as the pages that you’ve viewed and the links that you’ve followed. We use this information to show relevant advertisements based on your areas of interest. They are also used to limit the number of times the same advertisement is displayed and to help measure the efficiency of advertising campaigns. We may therefore also share this information with third parties (for example, the advertisers).
USE OF THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I DON’T WANT TO ACTIVATE COOKIES?
BY CONFIGURING YOUR BROWSER SETTINGS
If you would like to delete the cookies saved on your device and configure your browser settings to reject cookies, you can do so via your internet browser preferences. These browser cookie options are usually located in the “Options,” “Tools,” or “Preferences” menu of the browser you use to access the site. However, depending on the available browser used, there are a variety of potential methods for deactivating cookies. To learn more, you can follow the links cited below:
Please note that you will still be able to use this site if you reject the downloading of cookies to your device via your internet browser, but certain parts and options may not work correctly.
BY DEACTIVATING COOKIES ONLINE
BY USING ONLINE PLATFORMS FOR MANAGING ADVERTISING COOKIES
For third-party advertising cookies, you can also visit the site Youronlinechoices, created by the digital advertising professionals working for the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance).
You can then reject or accept cookies used by the digital advertising professionals who are members of the EDAA.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU REJECT COOKIES
If you reject the downloading of cookies to your device, or if you delete saved cookies, you will no longer be able to enjoy some of the features that are nevertheless necessary for browsing on some parts of the VALUMEN GROUPE’s sites.
This would be the case if you tried to access any of our content or services that needed to recognize you. This would also be the case if we—or our service providers—were unable to ascertain the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings, or the country where it appears to be connecting to the internet, for purposes of technical compatibility.
Where applicable, VALUMEN GROUPE accepts no responsibility for the consequences related to our services’ functioning being reduced as a result of the VALUMEN GROUPE company’s inability to save or view the cookies necessary for the operation of our site, and which you have rejected or deleted.
IF YOU SHARE YOUR DEVICE WITH OTHER USERS
If your device is used by multiple people, and the same device has multiple types of browsing software, we cannot guarantee for certain that the services and advertisements aimed at your device will align with your own use of this device rather than that of another user on the same device. Where applicable, sharing your device and cookie-related browser settings with other users remains your choice and your responsibility.
November 14, 2020 version