Cookies policy

The list of cookies contained on our website and of our partner is provided below. This list is regularly updated.

What is a cookie ?

A cookie is a text file registered in a space dedicated by the hard disk of your terminal* when you consult an on-line service using your browser. A cookie allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is registered, during the cookie’s term of validity or recording.

* The terminal means the equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone) that you use to consult or display a website, an application, any advertising content etc

Why do we use cookies?

We use different types of cookies for the purposes described below. 

1.    Operating cookies 

These cookies are essential for browsing our website (such as session identifiers), allowing you to use the main features of the site and to secure your connection.
For example, they give you direct access to the reserved and personal areas of our site, thanks to identifiers or data you may have previously provided. Without cookies, you would be unable to use our site effectively. We therefore advise you not to delete them. 

Name of cookie What data ?For how long ?To what end ?
PHPSESSID “session” cookie created by PHPIt disappears when the client closes the session.This is a native PHP cookie and allows web sites to store serialized data.
max-agecreated by PHPA secondsecures cookies exchanges between the browser and the server
be_typo_useridentification token, sessionAuthentication mechanism

 2.    Analytical cookies to improve our services

These cookies are not essential for browsing our site but are used to optimize its operation and give you access to specific features and / or customize the editorial content according to ... [to be specified]. They also allow you to adapt the presentation of our site to the display preferences of your terminal. These cookies enable you to have a fluid and customized navigation.

Name of cookie What data ?For how long ?To what end ?
contrastedCssCSC functionIt disappears when the client closes the session. contrast choice
civicAllowCookiesCan take value Yes or No90 daysTo keep track of the client agreement on advertising cooking, browsing analysis and sharing website content. Its value can be set at yes or no
langCSC function1 yearlanguage choice

2. Cookies for audience measurement    

These cookies are used to better understand the use and performance of our site, to establish statistics, traffic volumes and use of various elements of our site (content visited, path) allowing us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services (the pages or sections most often visited, the most read articles, ...). These cookies are also used to evaluate the performance of our advertising campaigns.

These cookies come from Google Analytics :

Name of cookie What data ?For how long ?To what end ?

Related to Google Unisersal Analytics

It disappears when the client closes the session.

For more information: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

_gat13 months


3.    Sharing cookies (social media)

Our website contains links to Facebook, Twitter and other similar social media networks, allowing you to share content from our website with others. When you use Share buttons, a third-party cookie is installed. If you are connected to social media when browsing our website, the Share buttons allow the content viewed to be linked to your user account.
We advise you to regularly consult the privacy protection policies of those social media networks to learn about how and why they use any browsing information collected through Share buttons (particularly for advertising purposes).


Name of cookieWhat data ?For how long ?To what end ?
uvcAddThis 13 monthssocial media sharing
_atuvsIt disappears when the client closes the session. 

4. Third party cookies

We have no third party cookies.

Cookie storage period

Cookies are stored for a maximum period of 13 months. 

How to reject/delete cookies

For the most part, cookies can only be saved to a terminal with the consent of the terminal’s user. The user can give and modify consent at any time free of charge.
If you have agreed to allow cookies to be saved to your terminal (via your browsing software), the cookies contained in the pages and content that you have viewed can be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your terminal’s hard drive.
Cookies issued and used by third parties are subject to the cookies policies adopted by said parties. We inform you of the end purpose of third-party cookies to our knowledge and of the resources at your disposal to make choices regarding these cookies.

Here are the means you are provided with to accept / refuse or delete the present cookies on our site:

Each browser has different settings. You can find them under the Help menu of your chosen browser, and they will give instructions on how to change your cookie preferences.

In terms of the cookies used to measure our website traffic, please click on the following link for more information on analytics cookies and on how to deactivate them:


Updated 12/10/2020