What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is sent from a website server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This way we can remember your preferences when you visit our website.
The information recorded by these cookies can only be read by the sender and only during the visit to the website. You can refuse the use of these cookies by modifying the configuration parameters for navigation.
The cookies used on the site are audience measurement cookies: collection of information relating to your use of the content of the site in order to evaluate, understand and report to us on how you use the site.
What are the different types of cookies on our site?
There are 4 main types of cookies on the giffard.com website:
Functional cookies (authentication, security, personalization)
These cookies allow the site to function optimally.
These operating cookies store the information that you have duly completed on the forms made available on the giffard.com website, authenticate you to allow you to access your account using the identifiers that you have previously entrusted to us, allow you to personalize the site by adapting the presentation to the display preferences of your terminal (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.), and allow the implementation of security measures, for example when you are asked to log in to a site again after a period of time.
In order to adapt the site to the requests of its visitors and to improve its performance, we measure the number of visits, the sources of traffic to our site, the number of pages viewed as well as the activity of visitors to the site and their return frequency.
To do this we may use Google Analytics (or later any other similar analysis tool). The information collected is aggregated and does not allow individual identification. To find out more about Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/intl/fr/policies/privacy/partners/
It is specified that Giffard also uses anonymous audience measurement cookies on its site (exempt from consent). These cookies make it possible to measure the performance of the site and to analyze the sections, pages and/or content consulted, in a totally anonymous and aggregated manner and with the sole objective of producing, on behalf of Giffard, statistics containing no personal data.
Advertising or targeting cookies
Advertising cookies are used to show you advertisements or send you messages tailored to your areas of interests, when you browse the giffard.com website or when you browse third-party sites. In particular, they are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
Advertising targeting features are mainly implemented by Giffard via your browsing on third-party sites such as Google and Facebook, with the aim of offering personalized advertising. We may also link this targeting data between the different devices you use.
Advertising cookies are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
Social network cookies
Social network cookies (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest…) allow interaction with these social networks and allow these social networks to target the advertising offer they broadcast on their platforms.
If you are connected to the social network while browsing our site, the sharing buttons allow you to link the content viewed to your user account.
How long are cookies kept?
The retention period of cookies is a maximum of 13 months.
Third-party cookies are cookies set by a domain other than the one visited by the user. A third-party cookie occurs when a user visits a website and a third party sets a cookie through that website (e.g. cookies placed by Google, Twitter and Facebook).
In accordance with the applicable regulations, your consent is required for non-anonymized audience measurement cookies and advertising cookies.
At any time, you can change the cookie settings for our website:
- By clicking on the “continue without accepting” button in the banner
- By setting your choices in the cookie manager accessible from the “cookie settings” button below
If you choose to disable cookies via your browser, you may no longer be able to benefit from all the features we offer through the site.
For more information on the configuration of cookies, you can consult the following sites:
http://www.cnil.fr/vos-libertes/vos-traces/les-cookies/ (in French) or http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (in English).
For Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies
For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox
For Opera™: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies