2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device used by you to access the website. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
3. What are scripts?
A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
4. What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
5.1 Technical cookies
Technical cookies are necessary to enable the proper operation of our website. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
5.2 Functional cookies
By placing functional cookies, we make it easier and more comfortable for you to visit our website. This way, for example, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website. We only use functional cookies when you have given your consent within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.
5.3 Marketing/Tracking cookies
Marketing/Tracking cookies are used to create user profiles, to display advertising, or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. We only use marketing/tracking cookies when you have given your consent within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. In that case, we use the following marketing/tracking cookies:
On this website we use — on the basis of your consent — Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
Google LLC uses this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling aggregated reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity for us, such as evaluating the means by which visitors arrive at our website. The data used for this purpose will only be stored for as long as is necessary for the aforementioned purposes, but for no longer than 14 months.
You can also prevent the collection and transmission of the data generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google LLC as well as the processing of this data by Google LLC by means of a browser add-on by downloading and installing the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. Please note that you will need to reinstall the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics again if your browser or device is later deleted, formatted or reinstalled.
Note: If you consent to the use of Google Analytics, you also consent to your personal data being processed in the USA. According to the European Court of Justice, the level of data protection in the USA is inadequate compared to the European Union. In particular, there is a risk that US authorities may access your data. If you do not consent to the use of Google Analytics, your personal data will not be transferred to the USA.
You can revoke an already granted consent for your respective device at any time with effect for the future by changing the cookie settings or by clicking the following opt-out checkbox:
7. Your rights with respect to personal data
For more information about your rights with respect to the processing of your personal data please see our Privacy Notice.
8. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies
You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the “Help” section of your browser.
Please note that our website may not work properly if certain cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our website again.
9. Contact details
14 Rue de la Science,
Last updated on 25 August 2021.