Information about the use of cookies

1. What is a cookie ?

A cookie is a text file that can be registered, subject to your choice, in a dedicated area of the hard disk of your terminal, on the occasion of the consultation of an online service through your browser software.
A cookie file allows the issuer to identify the terminal in which it is registered during the period of validity.

2. What is the function of cookies on our site?

Only the issuer of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained therein. The cookies used on our site identify the services and items that the user has visited, and more generally its behavior in terms of visits. These information are useful to better customize services, content and banners that appear on our site and make navigation easier on our site. Cookies are also necessary for the operation of certain services or to measure their audience.
When you are connected to our website, we may, subject to your choice, install various cookies in your terminal allowing us to recognize the browser on your terminal during the period of validity of the relating cookie.
Cookies that we issue are used for the purposes described below, subject to your choices resulting of the settings of your browser software used during your visit to our website.

2.1. The cookies we issue allow to us :

2.1.1. To make your navigation easier on our site

  • by adapting the layout of our website to your terminal display preferences (language, screen resolution, operating system, etc.) when you visit our website, according to the hardware and visualization or reading software installed in your device.
  • by storing information on a form that you filled in on our website (contact form) or information that you have chosen on our site (accessed content …).
  • by implementing security measures.

2.1.2. To improve our services

Cookies help us to establish volume of attendance statistics and use of the various components of this website (visited sections and content, courses) to improve the relevance and usability of our services.

2.2. Cookies issued on our site by third parties

The issue and the use of cookies by third parties are subject to the the policies for the protection of private life of these third parties. We inform you of the purpose of cookies that we know and the means you have to make choices with respect to these cookies.
Because third party applications integrated to our site, we may include on our site, computer applications from third parties, which allow you to share content from our site with other people or to inform them of your inquiry or your opinion regarding a content of our website. Such is the case of the buttons “Share”, “Like”, from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Viadeo, etc.

The social network application providing such a switch is likely to identify you through this button, even if you have not used this button when you visit our site. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the relating social network to follow your navigation on our site, just because your social network account is activated on your device (open session) during your visit to our site.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your visits to our website associated with personal data they have. We invite you to look at the policies for the protection of private life of these social networks to be aware of the use purpose, including advertising, of the navigation information they can gather through these application buttons. These privacy policies should enable you to exercise your choices on these social networks, particularly by setting your use accounts on each of these networks.

3. Your choices about cookies

Several options are available to manage cookies. Any setting that you can undertake is likely to modify your Internet and our website browsing as well as your access to certain services that require the use of cookies. You can choose at any time to express and modify your wishes regarding cookies, by the means described below.
The options offered to you by your web browser:
You can set your browser so that cookies are stored in your device or on the contrary, are rejected, either systematically or depending on to their issuer. You can also configure your browser so that you can choose ponctually to accept or refuse cookies before a cookie is likely to be saved in your device. For further information, please look at section (c) “How to exercise your choice, depending on the browser you use? ”

(a) To accept Cookies

Saving a cookie in a terminal is subordinated to the willingness of the terminal user that can be expressed and modified free of charge at any time through the options that are offered to him by his browser. If you accept in your browser the saving of cookies in your device, cookies embedded in the pages and contents you have seen can be stored temporary in a dedicated area of your device. They will be readable only by their issuer.

(b) To refuse Cookies

If you decline the recording of cookies on your device, or if you delete those already registered, you can not benefit from a number of features needed to navigate in some areas of our site. It would be the case if we could not recognize, for technical compatibility purposes, the type of browser used by your terminal, its language and display settings or the country from which your terminal seems connected to the Internet. In that case we cannot be held liable for the consequences related to the deteriorated operation of our services due to the impossibility for us to record or view the cookies required for their operation and that you have refused or deleted.

(c) How to exercise your choice, according to the browser you use?

To manage cookies and your choice, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, allowing you to learn how to change your wishes regarding cookies.

For Internet Explorer™

For Safari™

For Chrome™

For Firefox™

For Opera™