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Cookies policy

1. Introduction

  • Our website uses cookies.

  • Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of [our website and services], we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2. About cookies

  • A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
  • Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
  • Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3. Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Personalisation - We use cookies to display our website with the right combination country and language depending on your last visit.
    Cookies used for this purpose are: BOBST_C (country), BOBST_CL (country-language), BOBST_L (language), BOBST_UIDC, BOBST_UIDL, CL_Ivisited;
  • Personalisation - We use cookies to display or not a Licence Agreement validation message on pages with photographic and documents material. Those cookies are used to avoid the display of this message once accepted.
    Cookies used for this purpose are: ppDisclaimerc24488 and ppDisclaimerc24510;
  • Functionality - TYPO3 web content management system used to manage our website use a user session identifier to enable user preferences to be stored. Navigation without login access don't use it but a default value is set by the platform. This cookie is set to be destroyed at the end of a browser session.
    Cookies used for this purpose are: fe_typo_user;
  • Cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.
    Cookies used for this purpose are: eucookiewarn

4. Cookies used by our service providers

  • Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
  • We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gat, _gid.
  • We use AddThis pluging, to allow you to share certain pages of our website on social media. These plugins place cookies so that you can correctly view how many times a page has been shared. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at http://www.addthis.com/privacy.
    The relevant cookies are: _atrfs, _atuvc, _atuvs.

5. Managing cookies

  • Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

  • Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
  • If you block cookies, you won’t be able to continue browsing our webites.

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