What is a cookie?

Cookies serve several purposes. Cookies allow websites to recognise returning visitors, thanks to a unique identifying code. They may also be used for technical purposes related to the browsing experience.

What is the applicable legal framework?

Article 32-II of the Law of 6th January 1978, modified by Order No. 2011-1012 of 24th August 2011 qin application of EU Directive 2009/136/EC, provides the legal framework governing the use of cookies.

The National Committee for Information Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL) states that before storing or using cookies, operators of websites and applications must:

  • inform web users of the purpose of these cookies
  • obtain their consent 
  • give users the option of declining cookies. 

The period for which a web user can be considered to have consented to the use of cookies is limited to 13 months. Certain cookies are exempted from these consent requirements.

What cookies are used on

Our website used cookies for statistical purposes, via Google Analytics. These cookies allow us to recognise returning visitors to the website, but remain anonymous. Other technical cookies may also be used, but do not require the prior consent of users as per the CNIL recommendations

How can I delete cookies stored after my session on

You can deactivate the use of cookies in your web browser at any time, following the instructions provided in the browser's Help section.

You can also fine-tune your cookie preferences in the Settings section of your web browser.