Cookies are pieces of information stored in the terminal equipment of an Internet user by the server of the website visited. They are used by a website to send information to the user's browser and allow the browser to return information to the original site (for example a session identifier or the choice of a language).
Only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information it contains.
There are different types of cookies:
- session cookies that disappear as soon as you leave the site;
- permanent cookies that remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them using the features of your browser.
You are informed that during your visits to this site, cookies may be installed on your terminal equipment.
2. PURPOSES OF THE COOKIES USED
Some of the cookies used by La Maison du Chocolat have the exclusive purpose of enabling or facilitating electronic communication (detection of connection errors, identification of connection points, etc.).
Others are strictly necessary for the provision of online communication services at your express request (shopping cart, on-screen display preferences, etc.).
Others are used to:
- analyse site traffic and the use of the site, to be able to improve the browsing experience;
- improve the relevance of advertisements on the site;
- make the site more user-friendly and interactive.
3. What cookies do we use?
The cookies used on the site are:
- the cookies of La Maison du Chocolat
- third-party cookies restrictively chosen by La Maison du Chocolat in order to achieve specific objectives.
3.1 Cookies of La Maison du Chocolat
The cookies deposited by the tools of the La Maison du Chocolat site are detailed in the table below:
3.2 Third-party cookies
La Maison du Chocolat also uses services offered by third parties.
For more information on cookies developed by third parties, we invite you to consult their dedicated websites.
3.2.1 Technical cookie
The main purpose of these cookies is to facilitate the navigation of the user, and to allow us to offer you the features of the La Maison du Chocolat site.
3.2.2 Traffic measurement
La Maison du Chocolat uses third parties to measure site traffic.
For information, La Maison du Chocolat uses, among other things, the Google Analytics service which makes it possible to count visitors and identify the way they use the site. This is a statistical tool that allows La Maison du Chocolat to improve its site by taking visitors’ needs into account.
The data generated by these cookies concerns:
- your use of the site, such as the pages you have visited, the products you have seen and/or put in your basket, the time spent on the site;
- your IP address to determine the city of connection. This data is immediately anonymized after location and is not communicated to Google .
The cookies used are detailed in the table below.
3.2.3 Targeted advertising
In order to offer you advertising about La Maison du Chocolat, some cookies are placed on your terminal, such as:
3.2.4 Improved usability and interactivity of the site
To enable you to access certain features of the site, La Maison du Chocolat uses services offered by third parties, such as:
The site also uses:
- share buttons (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+);
- videos posted on our VIMEO or YOU TUBE channels
These features rely on third-party cookies that are directly deposited by the service providers.
During your first visit to our site, you prompted to accept or refuse the use of certain cookies.
The consent or refusal cookies must remain on your terminal equipment. You can change your wishes at any time as described in the next section entitled “Management of cookies”.
5. MANAGEMENT OF COOKIES
You have several options to delete and manage cookies and other tracers.
5.1 Browser settings
Although most browsers are set by default and accept the installation of cookies, you have the option, if you wish, to choose to accept all cookies, to reject them systematically or to choose those that you accept depending on their issuer. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your browser.
Do not forget to set all the browsers of your different devices (tablets, smartphones, computers .etc.).
To manage Cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to change your options regarding Cookies. As an example:
- for Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies ;
- for Safari™: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/safari ;
- for Opera™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html.
5.2 Publisher opposition modules
You may choose to disable certain third-party cookies by going directly to the issuer's page. For example, to disable Google Analytics cookies, go to: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr
5.3 Opposition platforms
Several platforms of advertising professionals also offer you the possibility to refuse or accept cookies used by companies that are members. These centralised mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements but only prevent the installation of cookies to adapt advertisements to your interests.
You can, for example, go to the website www.youronlinechoices.com to prohibit the installation of these cookies on your device. This site is proposed by digital advertising professionals within the European Association EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.
You can discover the companies registered on this platform and which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the cookies used by these companies to adapt to your browsing information the advertisements that may be displayed on your terminal: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/fr/controler-ses-cookies/.
This European platform is shared by hundreds of advertising professionals on the Internet and is a centralized interface allowing you to express your refusal or your acceptance of cookies that can be used to adapt to the navigation of your terminal the advertisements likely to be displayed there.
6. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The data collected is essential to achieve the objectives pursued by each cookie. They are only intended for the authorised services of La Maison du Chocolat and the company that issues third-party cookies.
The personal data collected via cookies is never stored longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of the cookie, and in no case longer than 13 months.
Pursuant to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation, people have a right to query, access, rectify, erase, oppose for legitimate reasons and, if technically possible, portability for all data.
The data collected is, after the death of the person, kept for the time necessary for La Maison du Chocolat to comply with its legal and regulatory obligations. At the end of this period, the data will be erased, unless the person decides that it be communicated to a third party of his choice, in accordance with the provisions of Article 40-1, II of Law No. 78 -17 of January 6, 1978 relating to information technology, files and civil liberties, as amended in 2018.
Rights may be exercised with the Data Protection Officer, whose contact details are given above, by email or by post.
In case of dispute, the matter may be referred to the French Data Protection Authority (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL)), the competent supervisory authority.