What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files, generated by the websites that you visit, which contain session data related to your visit that can subsequently be used by the website that you visited to facilitate your next visit.
There are different types of cookies :
- Functional cookies (or essential cookies) which are necessary in order for the website to function properly. This is why you cannot disable them.
- Relevant cookies which are used to personalize the website according to your personal preferences. You can choose whether or not to consent to those cookies.
- Third-party cookies which are cookies placed by a third party and primarily used for advertisement purposes. You can choose whether or not to consent to those cookies.
Overview of cookies used on our website
We use the following cookies on our website for the following purposes:
(a) Functional/essential cookies
- Cookie WordPress: this cookie is used to guarantee an adequate and effective connection to our website and the security of the online environment.
This is an essential cookie and you may therefore not disable it.
(b) Relevant cookies
- Language choice: we retain your language choice on our website.
- Cookie preferences: we retain your cookie preferences on our website.
These cookies are used to make your online experience on our website as user-friendly as possible. We need your consent to use these cookies, as these are non-essential.
(c) Third party cookies
- Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect statistical anonymized data about the users’ experiences on our website. We need your consent to use these cookies, as these are non-essential.
How long do we keep cookies ?
Cookies will stay on your device for the following duration:
- Word Press ; language choice ; cookie preferences: duration of your session on our website
- Albacross: 1 year
- Google Analytics: 2 years
Do we share the data with third parties?
The information collected via cookies is used exclusively by us except for the information collected via Albacross and Google Analytics cookies which are respectively shared with Albacross and Google.
We ask your consent for the use of non-essential cookies (cookies other than functional cookies) when you first enter our website. You can choose to consent to the use of those cookies by clicking on the cookie banner that you see when you first visit the website or in the cookie settings.
You are free to choose which non-essential cookies you want to accept, without being denied access to our website. However, if you do not consent to all cookies, your browsing experience of the website may not be optimal and some of the website’s utilities may not function properly.
You can withdraw your consent at any time by changing your cookie preferences in the cookie settings. You can also change your cookie preferences by configuring your browser options to modify or block the installation of cookies.
You may contact our data protection officer at the e-mail address above.
This document was last updated on October 2022.