Cookies policy

1. Definitions

Cookies are information placed 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 Internet user’s browser and allow this browser to send information back 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 which disappear as soon as you leave the site;
  • permanent cookies that remain on your device until the expiration of their lifetime or until you delete them using your browser features.

You are informed that, during your visits to this site, cookies may be installed on your terminal equipment.


2. Purpose of the cookies used

Some of the cookies used by the Publisher have the sole 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, screen display preferences, etc.).

Still others are used for the purpose of:

  • to analyze the traffic and the use made of the site, to be able to make it evolve in the direction of improving the browsing experience;
  • to improve the relevance of the advertisements displayed on the site;
  • to make the site more user-friendly and interactive.


3. What cookies do we use?

The cookies used on the site are:

  • Publisher’s cookies;
  • third-party cookies chosen by the Publisher in order to achieve specific objectives.

3.1 Publisher’s cookies

The cookies placed by the tools of the Site are detailed in the table below.

3.2 Third party cookies

On the other hand, the Publisher uses services offered by third parties.


3.2.1 Technical cookie

The main purpose of these cookies is to make it easier for the user to navigate, and to provide you with features of the Site.


3.2.2 Hearing measurement (to be deleted if applicable)

The Publisher uses third parties in order to be able to measure the Site’s audience.

For information, the Publisher uses, among other things, the Google Analytics service which makes it possible to count visitors and identify how they use the site. It is a statistical tool that allows the Publisher to improve its website by taking into account the needs of visitors.

The data generated by these cookies concerns :

  • your use of the site, such as the pages you have visited;
  • your IP address to determine the connection city. This data is immediately anonymized after location and is not communicated to Google.

The cookies used are detailed in the table below.


4. Consent

When you first visit our site, you are asked to accept or refuse the use of certain cookies.

If you do not want cookies to be installed or read on your terminal equipment, an opt-out cookie will be placed on your equipment, so that the Publisher records the information that you have opposed the use of cookies. If you delete this opt-out cookie, it will no longer be possible to identify you as having refused the use of cookies.

Likewise, when you accept the use of cookies, a consent cookie is installed.

Consent or rejection cookies must remain on your terminal equipment. You can modify your wishes at any time as indicated in the following section entitled “Cookie management”.


5. Management of cookies

You have several options to delete and manage cookies and other trackers.

5.1 Browser settings

While 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 according to their transmitter. You can also regularly delete cookies from your terminal via your browser.

Do not forget, however, to configure all the browsers of your various devices (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.).

For the management of 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 modify your preferences in terms of cookies. For exemple :

  • for Internet Explorer ™:;
  • for Safari ™:;
  • for Chrome ™:;
  • for Firefox ™:;
  • for Opera ™:

However, we draw your attention to the fact that by setting your browser to refuse cookies, certain features, pages and areas of the site will not be accessible, for which we cannot be responsible.


5.2 Opposition platforms

Several platforms of advertising professionals also offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting cookies used by the companies which are members of them. These centralized mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements, but only prevent the installation of cookies to tailor the advertisements to your interests.

You can, for example, go to the site to prohibit the installation of these cookies on your device. This site is offered by digital advertising professionals grouped within the European association EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.

You will thus be able to find out the companies registered on this platform and which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the cookies used by these companies to adapt the advertisements likely to be displayed on your device to your browsing information:

This European platform is shared by hundreds of Internet advertising professionals and constitutes a centralized interface allowing you to express your refusal or your acceptance of cookies that may be used in order to adapt the advertising likely to be used on your device. to be displayed there.

5.3 Cookie management module

Finally, a module allows you to choose the cookies you want to accept and those you want to refuse on this site.

At any time, by clicking on this link [insert a link to the cookie management module] you can access the module and modify your preferences.


6. Protection of personal data

As part of the use of cookies as described in this document, the Publisher may process personal data concerning you, as data controller.

The data collected is essential to achieve the objectives pursued by each cookie. They are only intended for the authorized services of the Publisher and / or the company issuing third-party cookies.

Your personal data may be transferred to a processor established in the United States, as part of social network cookies or Google Analytics. The latter will be notified of the following categories of data: pages visited, IP addresses, data on the device.

These subcontractors have adhered to the EU-US Privacy Shield and ensure an adequate level of data protection (Decision (EU) 2016/1250 of 12-7-2016).

Personal data collected via cookies is never kept 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 the right to query, access, rectify, erase, oppose for legitimate reasons and portability with regard to data concerning them.

When consent is the legal basis for processing, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

The data collected is, after the death of the person, kept for the period necessary for the Publisher to comply with its legal and regulatory obligations. At the expiration of this period, the data will be erased, unless the person decides that they be communicated to a third party of his choice, in accordance with the provisions of article 40-1, II of law n ° 78 -17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms modified in 2018. The rights can be exercised first of all with the person responsible for IT policy and freedom that you can reach electronically at the following address: or by post at the following address: CUSTOMER SERVICE VALRHONA, 315 allée des Bergerons – CS20040 – 26600 MERCUROL-VEAUNES – France. To ensure better protection of your rights, the Publisher has appointed a data protection officer who you can contact as needed at the following address: You have the right to lodge a complaint with the National Commission for Informatics and Freedoms (Cnil), the competent supervisory authority. For more information, refer to the Privacy Policy.

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