Effective Date: 8 October 2017
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a digital platform. Cookies are widely used by digital platform owners in order to make them work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies used by digital platform owners are called "first-party cookies". Cookies used by other people are called "third-party cookies". Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the digital platform (like analytics, advertising and videos). The other entities that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the digital platform in question and when it visits certain other digital platforms.
This information enables us to understand how visitors use our digital platform and to provide them with enhanced digital platform functionality. However, it is collected in a way that does not enable us to determine the actual identity of visitors to our digital platforms, unless they choose to provide this information voluntarily.
What cookies do you use?
The types of cookies served through our digital platform and the purposes for them are described below:
|Type of cookie||Purpose||What information is collected?||How can I opt out?|
|Required cookies||Required cookies enable you to navigate the digital platform and use its functionalities, such as accessing secure areas of the digital platform and using its services.||Information on your IP address and browser information||Because required cookies are essential to operate the digital platform and its services, there is no option to opt out of use of these cookies.|
|Performance cookies||Used to improve digital platform functionality and performance.||Information about how you use our digital platform, including which pages you visit most often and if you receive error messages from certain pages.||To learn how to opt out of performance cookies using your browser settings click here. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.|
|Functionality cookies||Used to remember information you enter or choices you make (such as your username, language, or region) and provide enhanced, more personalized functionalities. We use local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our digital platform to personalize your navigation.||Your IP address and preferences you indicate (e.g. language selection)||To learn how to opt out of functionality cookies using your browser settings click here. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using the digital platform. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.|
|Targeting or advertising cookies||We engage third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the digital platform.||IP addresses and other information from web beacons (these can be on the digital platform, in e-mails, or on third-party digital platforms).||To learn more about these and other advertising networks and their opt-out instructions, click here and here. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.|
Do you serve targeted advertising?
No. At this time, we do not serve any cookies through our digital platform for targeted advertising purposes, nor do we allow any third party to do so.
How can I control cookies?
Where can I get more information?
If you have any questions or comments about our Cookie Notice, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The French version of this Cookie Notice is authoritative.