COOKIE POLICY

USE OF COOKIES

This section covers the use of cookies by the Websites belonging to Groupe LDLC. It helps you better understand the origin and the use of the navigation information which is processed when you use our sites, as well as your rights. Consequently, this page is important for You – in your desire to enjoy a positive and confident experience of our services – and for Us – in our desire to accurately and fully address your questions on the use of our Websites and take your requirements into consideration.

What is a cookie?

When using our Websites, the information concerning you or pertaining to the navigation of your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.), is likely to be read or saved in the “Cookies” file installed on your device, subject to the choices you expressed regarding cookies (choices that you can change at any time).

What is the purpose of the cookies issued on our Websites?

Cookies can have many purposes. Whatever the type of cookies, the cookie issuer is the only party likely to read or change the information that they contain.

Cookies are likely to be included in the advertising spaces of our Websites. These advertising spaces display advertising content from advertisers on your device. These spaces contribute to the financing of the content and services we make available to you.

How much time are the cookies kept?

Cookies have a limited lifetime of thirteen months after they are first downloaded on the user’s terminal (as the result of the expression of consent), as per the CNIL’s recommendations. Beyond these 13 months, a new consent for the downloading of cookies shall be requested.

The different types of cookies issued on our sites

Cookies which are issued for necessary purposes:

These cookies are essential to the Website’s operation. Without them, it would not be possible to access our content or services: for example, putting items in the shopping cart would be impossible.

They make the following possible:

  • UserPrefs
    Adapting the presentation of our Websites to your device’s preferred display settings (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.) when visiting our Websites, depending on your device’s hardware and viewing/reading software programmes;
  • Session
    Remembering you, page after page
  • Customer
    Making it possible for you to access our Websites’ reserved and personal spaces such as your account, thanks to identifiers or data that you may have previously given to us.
  • CacherTempBasket
    Storing items that you have selected in the shopping cart
  • Cookie_Privacy
    Remembering your choices with respect to the acceptance of cookies
  • LDLCU
    GUID – unique identifier making you, technically, identifiable
  • displayCookieConsent
    Taking your consent allowing for the downloading of cookies on your device
  • __RequestVerificationToken
    Securing forms on shop.hardware.fr

Cookies which are issued for functional purposes:

These cookies help us facilitate your user experience.

They make the following possible:

  • Catalog
    Comparing the features of several different items
  • Franchise
    Retaining your favourite shop during a session
  • Loglevel
    Adjusting the granularity of application traces
  • LastCommand, Recentref, compareProductCategoryId
    Recommending products
  • Birthlist
    Cookies specific to “l’Amoire De Bébé” Website, useful when you need to manage your birth list
  • FavoriteList
    Cookies specific to “l’Amoire De Bébé” and “Maginea” Websites, which help us discover which products are of interest to you
  • _crsf_subscribe_newsletter
    Subscribing to the newsletter on shop.hardware.fr
  • uslk_e, uslk_s
    Transferring your data to our Client Relations when you use the chat (name, first name, email address)

Audience measurement cookies:

These cookies make it possible for us to know the number of users and to identify how they use the Website. The information collected then allows us to continually improve your user experience.

The data thus selected does not make it possible to identify users, as the information is anonymous.

They make the following possible:

  • _utma, _utmb, _ utmc, _utmv, _utmz, _ga, _gat,_gid, xtvm
    Establishing statistics as well as visitor/visitation volumes pertaining to the various components of our Websites (viewed sections and content, journeys, etc.), with a view to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services.
  • _idrxvr
    Tracking the pages visited
  • lastUri
    Knowing what was your landing page when you visited shop.hardware.fr
  • _hjIncludedInSample
    This session cookie is created so that Hotjar can determine if the visitor is part of the sample used to generate funnels.
  • • Atuvc, atuvs, PAPVisitorId
    Knowing whether you found out about our Website via one of our affiliate Websites
  • annonceur
    Knowing whether you found out about our Website via an advertiser

The cookies we issue on our advertising spaces

Cookies are likely to be included in the advertising spaces of our Websites. These advertising spaces display advertising content from advertisers on your device. These spaces contribute to the financing of the content and services we make available to you.

They make the following possible:

  • OAID
    Counting the total number of ads displayed by our care on our advertising spaces, identifying these adverts, the number of times they were respectively displayed, the number of users who clicked on each advert and, where appropriate, the subsequent actions carried out by these users on the pages that lead to these adverts, in order to calculate the sums due to the actors of the advertising chain (communications agencies, advertising departments, sites/broadcasting media) and establishing statistics;

Advertising cookies issued on maginea.com
These cookies allow you to display adverts tailored to your interests, outside the maginea.com Website.

They make the following possible:

  • Acdc, evt, udc, uic, uid, IAASRC, anj, sess, uuid2, phpAds_partner3,c,tuuid, crtsky, mobcrtgmega, mobcrtgpave, mobcrtgsky, comp, um, umeh, rpx, i, put_2149, rpb à Critéo
    Collecting information pertaining to your navigation so as to then broadcast tailored adverts on the Websites, excluding maginea.com;

For more information on Critéo’s privacy policy or on how to refuse the downloading of these cookies: http://www.criteo.com/fr/privacy/ .

You can also manage the downloading of these cookies from the YourOnlineChoices platform: Http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.

Refusing these cookies will not have an impact on the use of the Website.

Social media cookies

By clicking on our Websites’ sharing buttons, cookies can then be downloaded on your device. This is also the case for Facebook TM, Twitter TM, Google +TM and YouTube TM buttons.

Even without clicking on these buttons, this is how social media Websites track your navigation on our Website and, as a result, collect data. It then becomes impossible to control the information thus collected.

The information collected will influence the content of the advertising pages displayed on social media, based on your interests.

It is possible to object to the installation of said cookies but you will no longer be able to use the sharing buttons’ features.

  • com_atuvc
  • comPREF
  • comPREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Here is the list of the cookies used by social media, depending on the publisher:

For more information, you can read the privacy policy of social media Websites.

You can also manage the installation of some of these cookies from the YourOnlineChoices platform: Http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.

Les cookies “Flash©” de “Adobe Flash Player™”
“Adobe Flash Player™” is a computer platform used to quickly develop dynamic content using the “Flash” computer language. Flash (and same-type applications) stores settings, preferences as well as use information pertaining to this content thanks to a technology similar to that of cookies.

However, “Adobe Flash Player™” manages this information and your choices through an interface different to the one provided by your navigation software.

Insofar as your device would likely view content developed using Flash language, we invite you to access your Flash cookies management tools, directly from the Website http://www.adobe.com/fr/ or on http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.
Your choices with respect to cookies: accept or refuse, you choose

Several possibilities are available for you to manage cookies. Any change of setting you undertake will be likely to change your navigation on the Internet and your conditions of access to some of our services which require the use of cookies.

Agreement on cookies
Storing a cookie on a device is subject to the will of the user of the device, that he/she can express and change at any time and free of charge in particular through the choices offered by his/her navigation software.

If you have accepted, in your navigation software, the storage of cookies on your device, the cookies embedded into the pages and content that you have viewed may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space on your device. There, they can only be read by the issuer.

Refusing cookies
If you refuse the storage of cookies on your device, or if you delete those that are already stored on it, you will no longer be able to enjoy a number of features which are nevertheless required to navigate in certain areas of our Websites. This would be the case if you were trying to access our content or services which require you to identify yourself if you want to make a purchase. This would also be the case if we – or our service providers – were not able to recognize (for the purposes of technical compatibility) the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings or the country from which your device appears to be connected to the Internet.

Where appropriate, we do not accept liability for the consequences related to the degraded operation of our services resulting from the impossibility for Us to save or to view the cookies required for their operation and that you would have rejected or deleted.

In order to enjoy the best possible user experience, we recommend that you set your browser by taking into account the purpose of each cookie.

How to express your choice?

You can chose at any time to express and change your wishes in terms of cookies, using the means described below.

Your choices expressed based on your navigator
You can configure your navigation software in such a way that cookies are stored on your device or, on the contrary, they are rejected either systematically or based on their issuer. You can also set your browser so that cookie acceptance or refusal can be offered on a prior basis, in other words before cookies are likely to be saved on your device.

Each browser is different in terms of cookie and choice management. It is described in your browser’s Help menu, which will allow you to know how to change your wishes in terms of cookies.

For Internet Explorer™:
http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies,

For Safari™:
https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=fr_CA

For Chrome™:
http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647,

For Firefox™:
http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies,

For Opera™:
http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html,

Your choices expressed online with inter-professional platforms
You can connect to the Youronlinechoices, Website offered by the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.

You will then know which companies are listed on this platform and allow you to refuse or accept the cookies used by them to tailor to your navigation information the advertising likely to be displayed on your device: Http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.
This European platform is shared by hundreds of Internet advertising professionals and is a centralized interface allowing you to express your refusal or acceptance of the cookies likely to be used to tailor to your navigation information the advertising likely to be displayed on your device. Please note that this procedure will not prevent the display of adverts on the Websites that you visit. It will only block the technologies which enable you to tailor advertising to your centres of interest.