What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that can be saved in a dedicated space on your terminal’s hard drive (laptop or smartphone for instance) when consulting an online service with your navigation software. A cookie file allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is registered, for the period of validity or registration of the cookie.
What good is a cookie?
Generally, five types of cookies are used on a merchant website:
- Compulsory or "absolutely necessary" cookies
- Functional cookies
- Analytical and performance cookies
- Advertising cookies
- Sharing cookies (social links)
Compulsory cookies or "absolutely necessary"
The use of mandatory cookies is not subject to your consent. Using this type of cookies allows you to move around the site and use its basic features. In general, they are installed only in response to your actions to access services, such as connecting to a secure space on our website. They are only kept on your computer while you browse our website. These cookies are essential for the use of our website. In other words, without these cookies you will not be able to use the website normally, which is why we advise against deleting them.
Using this type of cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website and to offer you improved and more personalized features, such as personal greeting and saving your preferences (the region where you are located, for example). These cookies collect anonymous information and cannot trace your movements to other websites. In other words, these cookies are not essential for browsing on our website but help to optimize its operation and to give you access to specific features.
Analytical and performance cookies
The use of this type of cookies enable us to recognize and count the number of visitors on our website and to collect information on how our site is used (for example, which pages are most viewed by visitors, do Internet users have error messages on some of our pages, etc.). In other words, these cookies allow us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users easily find what they are looking for.
These are cookies used to offer advertisements tailored to your interests, on our website but also on other sites. They are used to limit the number of times you see an ad and to help measure the effectiveness of an ad campaign.
The relevance of the advertising content displayed on your terminal can also be achieved by combining the browsing information of your terminal on our website with the data you have provided to us.
The denial of these advertising cookies has no impact on the use of our site. However, refusing them will not stop the advertisement on our site or online, it will only have effect on displaying an advertisement (which will not take into account your interests or preferences).
These cookies are mostly third-party cookies and depend mainly on advertising authorities.
Sharing cookies (social links)
Our site contains sharing links to Facebook, Instagram and other similar social networks, which allow you to share content from our site with others. When using these share buttons, a third-party cookie is installed. The sharing buttons help you to connect the viewed content to your user account as soon as you are connected to the social network when you are browsing on our site.
Please check the privacy policies of these social networks in order to acknowledge the purposes of use, including advertising, browsing information that they can collect through these application buttons.
Third party cookies
You may revoke your consent of using cookies at any time, as follows:
Setting up your internet browser
Please note that if you refuse, from your internet browser, to save cookies on your terminal, you will still be able to browse on this site, but some parts and options may not work properly.
Using online platforms to control advertising cookies
For third-party advertising cookies, you can also log in to www.youronlinechoices.com, offered by digital advertising professionals grouped within the European EDAA association (European Digital Advertising Alliance). This will allow you to refuse or accept cookies used by advertising professionals members.
More information about cookies
If you have any questions about the Pelote de Porcelaine Cookies Charter, please do not hesitate to contact us using the online form.
You can also visit the CNIL website : https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser