What is a cookie and what is its purpose?
A cookie is a text file or a software element that records information relating to the browsing of your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on the Internet. Cookies are used to recognize your browser during the period of validity of the cookie concerned.
Other techniques, such as pixels or fingerprinting (“tracers”) may be used to access, by electronic transmission, information already stored in your terminal or in order to record information in this equipment
Cookies have multiple uses: they can be used to memorize your customer identifier with a merchant site, the current content of your shopping cart, an identifier allowing your navigation to be traced for statistical or advertising purposes, others.
What type of cookies are used by WSD?
Cookies can be transient, and only last for the duration of your browsing session on the site (session cookies), or permanent (persistent cookies) which remain on your device for a fixed period after the session. has ended. These cookies may retain data such as your login information, so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you use a site.
Cookies can be stored by WSD directly (first-party cookies) or by third parties, partners of WSD (third-party cookies).
The following cookies are used by WSD:
»Browsing or session cookies
Browsing cookies are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the Site or the provision of an online service at the express request of the user. Their deactivation causes significant difficulties in the use of the Site, or even the impossibility of using the services it offers. You can oppose and delete them using your browser settings, however your user experience may be degraded.
» Functional cookies
These cookies make it possible to improve and speed up navigation on the Site by memorizing the user's choices. These cookies allow in particular:
To memorize the display preferences of your browser (language used, display settings, operating system, etc.) and to adapt the presentation of the Site during your visits, according to the hardware and viewing software or reading contained in your terminal and which are used for navigation on our Site;
To memorize information relating, for example, to a form that you have completed or to a Service requested (subscribed services, contents of your basket);
To implement security measures on our Site;
»Audience measurement cookies
These cookies make it possible to recognize Internet users during their various visits. These cookies allow us to determine the number of visits and sources of traffic, in order to measure and improve the performance of our website. They also help us to identify the most / least visited pages and to evaluate how visitors navigate the website. If you do not accept these cookies, we will not be informed of your visit to our site. Audience measurement cookies can be installed and managed by WSD partners.
» Tailored Advertising Cookies
Advertising cookies allow third parties to provide services, mainly advertising, and improve their efficiency. These cookies can remember the pages and websites you visit, and can collect personal data, mainly the IP address of the terminal used by the Internet user. The information collected may be shared with third parties.
These are, for example, cookies that allow advertising agencies to offer advertisements tailored to your areas of interest according to your navigation on the Site. The use of these cookies requires your consent.
»Social network sharing buttons
WSD uses plugins or buttons referring to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube to enable the sharing of our content on social networks. These sharing buttons aim to give visibility to our site.
If you use a share button, the relevant social network may collect data. Please note that WSD has no influence on the data collected by social networks via the buttons. To know the data concerned by the collection, its purpose of the collection, as well as the methods of treatment and use of the information by the social networks as well as the rights and possibilities of configuration which you have to protect your private life, we We invite you to consult the notices relating to data protection published by the social networks concerned.
» Tracers used by WSD
As part of these commercial prospecting actions, WSD collects information concerning your interactions with our Site as well as your reactions to our e-mails or Newsletters such as the rate of opening of communications or the number of clicks. This information is collected through pixels or invisible images. This information is kept for 13 months.
How does WSD inform you about the cookies used?
During your first visit to our Site, a banner informs you of the presence of cookies and invites you to indicate your choice. Except for strictly necessary cookies and those exempt from consent which are activated by default, cookies are only placed if you accept them.
You can accept cookies globally by clicking on "Accept all" or configure your preferences by purpose by clicking on "Set cookies". You can withdraw your consent and reconsider your choices at any time by going to the Cookie Management page at the bottom of each page of the Site.
How to configure cookies?
1. Via our cookie management tool
WSD's cookie management tool (set cookies) can be used to customize your cookie preferences. The tool will save your choices and, if necessary, ask you to renew your consent as soon as necessary.
2. Through your browser
» On a computer
Thanks to your Internet browser, you can consult the cookies already installed on your computer, and delete them one by one by type of cookie or as a whole. The way to consult them differs according to the type of browser:
Apple Safari browser: “Privacy” section in the “Preferences” menu, space dedicated to “Cookies and other website data”;
Google Chrome browser: “Privacy” section in the “Settings” menu, sub-section “Content settings”, area dedicated to “Cookies and site data”;
Microsoft Internet Explorer browser: “Tools” menu, “Internet Options” section, then “General” then “Browsing history”, then “Settings”, window “Settings for temporary Internet files and history” and finally , "View Files";
Mozilla Firefox browser: “Tools” menu, “Options” section, “Privacy” sub-section, dedicated “Delete specific cookies” feature.
You can also set certain cookies via the “Network Advertising Initiative” sites or on your Internet browser in order to block or receive a warning for any cookie installation. The steps to follow differ according to each browser, but you can find instructions in the “Help” menu of the latter. The browser settings can be made independently on each of the terminals you use to access our Site.
» On a smartphone or tablet
You can uninstall or delete cookies as follows:
Android browser: “Privacy and security” section in the “Settings” menu, from there you have access to the “Clear cache”, “Clear passwords”, “Clear all cookies”, “Clear data” functions form" and "Clear passwords". You can also configure these features to stop saving cookies.
Google Chrome browser: in the “Settings” menu in the “Advanced options” category, then “Delete browsing data”, then the data you want to delete.
Apple browser in iOS 8: tap "Settings" then in the "Safari" tab select "Block cookies" and choose one of the options offered: "Always allow, Only allow visited websites, No 'Allow only currently open websites, or Always block'. In iOS 7 or earlier, you can choose between the options "Never, From third parties and advertisers, and Always".
Please note that uninstalling or blocking the cookies used on the Sites may affect or even prevent your use of these Sites.
For more information, do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer:
By e-mail at the following address: email@example.com
By post to the following address:
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25 Menandon Road