Effective Date: February 14th 2020
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file (in .txt format) containing a string of characters. Cookies are sent by the server of the website you are browsing and are stored on the hard disk of your computer, tablet or smartphone.
In general, a cookie contains certain directly or indirectly identifying data, such as the name of the server it is sent by, a session identifier, a date of expiry and, potentially, information on your browsing of the website concerned, such as the pages browsed for example.
A cookie is not used to gather personal data without your knowledge, but rather to record information concerning your browsing on the Website, which can be read directly by Re-nya during your subsequent searches on the Website (such as, for example: the pages you accessed or the date and time of access to such pages). Cookies may be strictly technical and necessary, particularly to recognise you when you return to a website after leaving it, or to establish a secure connection for an online purchase. Cookies may also be used to establish statistics, audience and performance ratings, as well as advertising targeting in order to send you advertisements adapted to your tastes and assessed via your internet browsing habits.
The cookies necessary to operate Re-nya’s Website and services are enabled by default. The other types of cookies are installed when you click “I accept” or “OK” on the banner or if you continue browsing the Website. In order to avoid any inconvenience due to these systematic authorisation requests and to enable smooth browsing, we can memorize your refusal or acceptance of certain cookies.
The cookies we use on the Website enable us to:
- establish statistics and the volume of traffic on the Website’s pages;
- facilitate communication;
- provide users with the services requested;
- recognise users for future visits;
- adapt promotional spaces to the users’ display preferences on their terminal (language, operating system, etc.);
- combat fraud on the internet;
- secure users’ payments on the Website.
Some of the browsing information collected via the cookies may be shared with our business partners.
How to configure your cookies settings based on your browser and your mobile
Furthermore, you can configure your browser to manage cookies generally, whatever the website concerned. The configuration for each browser varies. It is described in your browser’s help menu, which includes instructions on how to change your cookies settings. Refusal or deletion of cookies may hinder the proper functioning of the website concerned. We explain the configuration process below for the browsers most used:
Chrome Blocking third-party cookies:
Menu > Settings > Show the advanced settings (located at the bottom of the page). Click on “content settings” then check the box “Ignore exceptions and block third-party cookies from being set”, then click OK to validate your choice. Prevent the installation of cookies:
Use the Chrome DoNotTrackMe, Disconnect or Ghostery. Blocking social networks settings:
Use the free Extension Privacy badger. Restricting tracking in Adobe Flash:
The software component Flash is configured by default to automate the storing of user’s tracking information. These settings can best be changed by connecting to the settings manager accessible on line.
Firefox Blocking third-party cookies:
Menu > Options > Tab “Privacy & Security” Configure the menu “Cookies and Site Data” in “Use custom settings for history”. Deselect the box “Accept third-party cookies”. Prevent the installation of cookies: Use Chrome extensions such as DoNotTrackMe, Disconnect or Ghostery. Blocking social networks settings: Use the free Extension Privacy badger. Restricting tracking in Adobe Flash: The software component Flash is configured by default to automate the storing of user’s tracking information. These settings can best be changed by connecting to the settings manager accessible on line.
Internet Explorer Refuser the cookies:
Menu > Internet Options > “Confidentiality” Tab then click on Advanced for the Settings window for advanced confidentiality. Then check the box “Ignore automatic cookie management”, then select “Refuse” in the box “Third-Party Cookies”. Restricting tracking in Adobe Flash: The software component Flash is set by default to automate the storing of user’s tracking information. These settings can best be changed by connecting to the settings manager accessible on line.
Below, we describe the procedure for disabling advertising targeting on your mobile devices, based on the main operating systems: iOS Go to the “advertising” option and enable “limited ad tracking” in your privacy settings. Android Enable the option “disable interest-based ads” and “reset ad ID” in the “Google settings” application.