Cookies and similar tracers such as « local shared objects » Flash cookies, « local storage », etc. (“cookies”) are containers stored on a user's device when they are using an app or visiting a website. They are used to store information on the user's terminal that can be accessed via the app or the browser and sometimes by the publisher of the app/website (e.g. a session identifier or the choice of a language).
Some cookies are only stored for the time you are active on the app or website, (such as "session cookies" which disappear as soon as you leave the related website), while some others are “permanent” and remain on your device until the expiry of their duration or until you delete them using your browser's features.
You are informed that during your visits to this website (the “Website”), cookies may be installed on your device if you consent to it.
2. PURPOSES OF THE COOKIES USED
|1||loc||addthis.com||1 year||Geolocation is used to help vendors determine how users who share information are geographically located (statewide).|
|2||uvc||addthis.com||1 year||Detects how often the AddThis social sharing service encounters the same user.|
|3||xtc||addthis.com||1 year||Records content shared by the user via social media.|
|4||__atuvc||ardian.com||1 year||Updates the counter of the social sharing features of a website.|
|5||__atuvs||ardian.com||1 day||Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.|
|6||_at.cww||ardian.com||Persistent||Used by the social sharing platform AddThis|
|7||_at.hist.#||ardian.com||Persistent||Used by the AddThis social sharing platform to store the user's AddThis sharing widget usage history|
|8||_grecaptcha||ardian.com||Persistent||This cookie is used to distinguish humans from bots. This is beneficial for the website to create valid reports on their site usage.|
|9||_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||ardian.com||1 day||This cookie is used to count how many times a site has been visited by different visitors. This is done by assigning each visitor a random ID. This way, the visitor does not have to register twice.|
|10||_hjFirstSeen||ardian.com||1 day||This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the site before or if they are a new visitor to the site.|
|11||_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||ardian.com||1 day||Determines if the user's browsing should be recorded in a certain area for statistics.|
|12||_hjIncludedInSessionSample||ardian.com||1 day||Records data about the behavior of visitors to the website. This is used for internal analysis and optimization of the site.|
|13||_hjSession_#||ardian.com||1 day||Collects statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, the average time spent on the site and which pages were viewed.|
|14||_hjSessionUser_#||ardian.com||1 year||Collects statistics on user visits to the website, such as number of visits, average time spent on the site and which pages were viewed.|
|15||_hjTLDTest||ardian.com||Session||Detects the SEO of the current website. This service is part of a third-party statistics and analysis service.|
|16||_pk_id#||ardian.com||1 year||Collects statistics about user visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages were viewed.|
|17||_pk_ses#||ardian.com||1 day||Used by Piwik Analytics Platform to track visitor's page requests during the session.|
|18||at-rand||ardian.com||Persistent||Used by the AddThis social sharing platform|
|19||cache-sprite-plyr||ardian.com||Persistent||This cookie is required for caching purposes. The website uses a cache to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor's browser.|
|20||cookiebot-consent--marketing||ardian.com||Session||Used to detect whether the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for the website's compliance with the GDPR.|
|21||cookiebot-consent--necessary||ardian.com||Session||Used to detect whether the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for the website's compliance with the GDPR.|
|22||cookiebot-consent--preferences||ardian.com||Session||Used to detect whether the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for the website's compliance with the GDPR.|
|25||mtm_consent||Matomo||Last session||Determines if the user has accepted the cookie consent box.|
|26||plyr||ardian.com||Persistent||Required for the placement of video content on the site.|
|28||__cf_bm||fonts.net||1 day||This cookie is used to distinguish humans from bots. This is beneficial for the website to create valid reports on their site usage.|
|29||WIDGET::local::assignments||soundcloud.com||Persistent||Used by the SoundCloud audio platform to implement, measure and improve their embedded content/services on the website - Data collection also includes visitor interaction with the embedded content/service. This may be used for statistical or marketing purposes.|
|30||__Secure-YEC||youtube.com||13 mois||Stores the user's video playback preferences for embedded YouTube videos|
|32||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||179 days||Attempts to estimate user bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.|
|33||YSC||youtube.com||Session||Records a unique identifier to keep statistics on YouTube videos viewed by the user.|
|34||yt.innertube::nextId||youtube-nocookie.com||Persistent||Stores a unique identifier to keep statistics on YouTube videos viewed by the user.|
|35||yt.innertube::requests||youtube-nocookie.com||Persistent||Stores a unique identifier to keep track of YouTube videos viewed by the user.|
|36||ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY||youtube-nocookie.com||Persistent||Stores the user's video playback preferences for embedded YouTube videos|
|37||_pk_ref*||Matomo||6 months||Stores a reference identifier|
|38||_pk_ses*||Matomo||Session||Stores a unique session identifier|
|39||_pk_id*||Matomo||13 months||Stores a unique ID identifier|
If you use your browser functionalities top prevent the deposit of such cookies, you might not be able to benefit from all the features of the Website and notably we might not be able to remember your choices and references.
3. CONSENT AND COOKIES MANAGEMENT
During your first visit to our sites, you are invited to accept or refuse the use of the above-mentioned cookies for the related purpose.
4. OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
Below are some other useful information allowing your to further manage cookies deposited on your terminal.
A. BROWSER SETTINGS
In most browsers, you have the option, if you wish, to choose to accept all cookies, to reject cookies systematically or to choose those that you accept according to their sender. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your browser.
The settings of each browser are different. They are described in the help menu of your browser, which will enable you to know how to change your cookie preferences. For example:
- for Microsoft Edge: support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft-privacy
- for Safari: support.apple.com/fr-fr/safari
- for Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
- for Firefox: support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies
- for Opera: help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
We draw your attention to the fact that, as mentioned above, setting your browser to refuse all cookies might prevent you from using certain limited features of the Website, which we cannot be responsible for.
B. PUBLISHERS OPPOSITION MODULE AND OPPOSITION PLATFORMS
Several platforms of advertising professionals also offer you the possibility to refuse or accept cookies used by companies that are members. These centralised mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements but only prevent the installation of cookies to adapt the advertisements to your interests.
For example, you can go to www.youronlinechoices.com in order to stop the installation of these cookies on your device. This site is offered by digital advertising professionals grouped within the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.
You will be able to know the companies registered on this platform and which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the cookies used by these companies to adapt to your browsing information the advertisements that may be displayed on your device: www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.
This European platform is shared by hundreds of advertising professionals on the internet and is a centralised interface enabling you to express your refusal or your acceptance of cookies that may be used in order to adapt to the browsing of your device advertisements likely to be displayed there.
5. PERSONAL DATA
Where cookies are used to collect personal data about you, such data will be processed and kept in accordance with Ardian France Users Data Privacy Notice.
Ardian France is available at this address: email@example.com.