COOKIES POLICY

Soletanche Freyssinet may install cookies on your devices when you visit our web site and may use cookies in the electronic messages that are sent to you.

This cookies policy is designed to inform you about the various cookies used, their purposes and your rights, for instance when it comes to configuring your browser.

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 web site. 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.

 

CATEGORIES

We use a number of different types of cookies on this web site:

  • Mandatory technical cookies:

These cookies are vital for users to browse through our web site and benefit fully 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:

    • PHPSESSID

 

  • Functional 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.

    • Fonts.googleapis.com
    • Ggpht.com

 

  • Social network and performance cookies

These cookies enable you to speed up the posting of information to LinkedIn or Instagram.

The following social network cookies are used on the web site:

    • Linkedin
    • Addtoany
    • Instagram
    • Ytimg.com

The following performance cookies are used on the web site:

    • Cdninstagram
    • Licdn.com

 

  • 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:

    • _ga
    • _gat
    • _gid

 

  • 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.

To date, our web site does not feature any third party advertisement.

 

USE

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.

Third party social media sites may gather some information (such as the IP address, the type of browser, the language used, or the access time) if you are connected to these sites while browsing our web site. These web sites can also cross-reference the information that they gather against information from your profile available on their own web site. We cannot monitor these third party tracking technologies, so we recommend that you become acquainted with the terms of use and the data protection policies of these third party sites before using them.

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.

Here is a list of the main cookies that we use on our web site:

Linkedin, Licdn
Linkedin widget in the footer and in placeholder pages

Instagram, cdninstagram
Instagram tool used to upload photographs from the Soletanche Freyssinet account

Addtoany
Cookies implemented by the Addtoany tool to monitor sharing on services such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., enabling users of social networks to share the content of our web sites on social networks.

Fonts.googleapis.com
Cookies inserted to monitor the loading and the use of graphical fonts on the web site

Google.com  ytimg.com  ggpht.com
Cookies inserted by Google and youtube upon playing a youtube video

Googleanalytics.com
Analytics, statistics tracking cookies of the web site. (_ga _gat _gid)

 

OTHER TRACKERS

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:

  1. Select the “Tools” menu, then “Internet Options”.
  2. Click on the “Confidentiality” tab.
  3. Select the desired level using the slide.

 

  1. Select “Tools” > “Options”.
  2. Click on the “Privacy & Security” option.

 

  1. Select the “Safari” menu.
  2. Click on the “Preferences” option.
  3. Click on the “Privacy” option.
  4. Click on “Manage Website Data”.

 

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. At the top right-hand corner, click on “More parameters”.
  3. Under “Confidentiality and security ”, click on “ Cookies and Other Website Data”.
  4. Click on “Show all cookies and website data”.
  5. Click on “Erase”.
  6. Confirm by clicking on “Delete all”.

MODIFICATION

This policy was last updated on 05/10/2020.

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].