COOKIES TAB

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file which does not enable the Site user (hereinafter “the User”) to be identified, but which records information relating to browsing on the website by a device. The data obtained is intended to facilitate any subsequent use of the Site from the same device, and also to enable the host to measure visit frequency in various ways. Most cookies are session cookies used to identify and connect the User to the Site, and to record some details about browsing during a session.

Other cookies, used to record User preferences, settings selected and previously viewed pages, are also installed when using the Site. Enabling these cookies is not necessary for the Site to work, but they will allow you to enjoy an enhanced browsing experience. They can be deleted or blocked. However, in this case certain Site functions may not work as intended.

2. Types of cookies used by the Site

The Site uses two types of cookies for the purposes described below.

  • Cookies required for the Site to function

These cookies enable the Site to operate as intended.

The User may use browser settings to block and delete these cookies. However, this risks a lower quality of user experience.

Cookie name Purpose Length of the storage
PHPSESSID System cookie used to manage the User's session 4 hours
CookieManager Cookie used to store your cookie usage preferences for this Site 12 months
  • Audience measurement cookies

These cookies are used to collect information and generate statistical reports about Site usage.

These are used to measure the number of visits, number of pages visited, activity of Users on the Site and how frequently Users return. The IP address is used to identify the town where the User connects from. This is immediately rendered anonymous after use. The IP address does not make it possible to identify the User.

Statistical data are collected on behalf of Partners by a contractor, Mediactive Group, using Google Analytics.

Users can decide whether to allow cookies and statistical analysis of their browsing on the platform.

To exercise this choice, Users should click the link on the Cookies banner or Cookies tab at the foot of the Site pages.

Cookie name Purpose Length of the storage
_gat Google Analytics cookie used to manage statistics to identify different uses of the Site (information about use and performance) 10 minutes
_ga Google Analytics cookie used to manage statistics to identify different uses of the Site (information about use and performance) 12 months
_gid Google Analytics cookie used to manage statistics to identify different uses of the Site (information about use and performance) 24 hours
_gac_<property-id> Google Analytics cookie used to manage statistics to identify different uses of the Site (information about use and performance) 10 minutes
_utm[x] Google Analytics cookie used to manage statistics to identify different uses of the Site (information about use and performance) 90 days