Cookies or connection trackers are used on the web site and are temporarily stored on the terminals or devices of our users, such as computers, tablets and/or smartphones, in order to facilitate their browsing and optimise the quality of the website. These cookies may be rejected by users subject to the choices and options that they may express at any point in time.
The cookies used on this web site may be deposited either by our web site, or by a third party web site. These cookies can be session or persistent cookies: a session cookie is a cookie that is automatically erased when the user leaves the browser, whereas a persistent cookie remains stored in the user’s computer until its expiry date.
The cookies used on our web site have a maximum lifespan of 12 months.
We use a number of different types of cookies on this web site including:
- Mandatory technical and session cookies:
These cookies are vital for users to browse through our web site and benefit full from its functionalities, such as access to certain secure web pages. Without these cookies, it may not be possible to provide you with certain services that you might request.
The following mandatory cookies are used on the web site:
- Functional and performance cookies:
These cookies enable the web site to record your configuration choices in order to provide you with enhanced and personalised functionalities. These cookies can for instance be used to memorise the modifications that you have made to the text size, font and other parts of the web pages that you have visited. They can also be used to provide you with certain services that you may have requested such as watching a video.
These cookies cannot monitor your browsing activity on other web sites and do not gather any information about you that may be used for advertising purposes.
The following performance cookies are used on the web site:
- Audience analytics cookies:
These cookies are used to gather information about the way in which visitors use our web site, such as the most visited pages or the displaying of error messages on certain pages. All the information gathered by these cookies is anonymised and it is gathered for the sole purpose of developing and monitoring the traffic trends on our web site in order to improve the way in which it operates.
This information is used solely by Soletanche Freyssinet and is not shared with third parties.
The following analytics audience measurement cookies are used on the web site:
- Targeted advertising cookies:
Targeted advertising cookies are used to assess the effectiveness of an advertising campaign by enabling the insertion of advertisements specifically targeted to users, whose recurrence is limited.
The cookies that are deposited or used may lead to the gathering of personal data, such as identifying data (IP address), connection and acceptance data, information about a user’s identity and contact details.
Other cookies may gather personal data (including information held by cookies positioned by our advertising links on third party sites):
- If a user is a registered user;
- If we send you a targeted e-mail comprising web beacons, cookies or similar
- technologies, we will know if you open, read or delete this message.
Soletanche Freyssinet also uses technologies that are significantly similar to cookies, such as web beacons and other devices that might be contained in promotional electronic messages or newsletters in order to determine whether these messages have been seen or whether you clicked on the links that they contain. The web beacons do not insert any data in your device, but can be used in parallel with cookies to analyse a user’s browsing of the web site.
ACCEPTING OR REJECTING COOKIES
Soletanche Freyssinet enables you to manage and configure the cookies that you accept as well as to decide whether to accept or reject all or part of the cookies that are inserted on your device.
Please note however that the deactivation of cookies may lead to the alteration or loss of some settings or information. Should you opt to reject cookies, this might alter your browsing experience or make it difficult to browse our web site.
Should you not wish to receive cookies from our web site, you can configure your browser accordingly. To that end, please follow the appropriate instructions below depending on what browser you use:
- If using Internet Explorer
- Select the “Tools” menu, then “Internet Options”.
- Click on the “Confidentiality” tab.
- Select the desired level using the slide.
- If using Firefox
- Select “Tools” > “Options”.
- Click on the “Privacy & Security” option.
- If using Safari
- Select the “Safari” menu.
- Click on the “Preferences” option.
- Click on the “Privacy” option.
- Click on “Manage Website Data”.
- If using Google Chrome
- Open Chrome.
- At the top right-hand corner, click on “More parameters”.
- Under “Confidentiality and security ”, click on “ Cookies and Other Website Data”.
- Click on “Show all cookies and website data”.
- Click on “Erase”.
- Confirm by clicking on “Delete all”.
This policy was last updated on 02/09/2021.
We may modify this policy from time to time to keep up with changes in the law, court precedents or recommendations from France’s CNIL [data protection watchdog].