WHAT IS A COOKIE ?
A cookie is a small file, generally made up of letters and numbers, sent by the Internet server and stored on your device (PC, tablet or smartphone) via the web browser you are using (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge, Apple Safari, Opera, etc.).
Some cookies are sent directly by the website you visit. Others, known as third party cookies are sent by this website’s partners (social networks, advertising companies, etc.).
HOW DO COOKIES WORK ?
Cookies are placed in a special directory on your device by our site manager. Most cookies store technical information about your navigation on a website (language settings, screen size and resolution, connection time, pages visited, IP address, etc.) to enable the site to recognise your device throughout your interaction with it.
Some cookies are deleted after the end of the browsing session, i.e. after you close your browser (session cookies). Other cookies, however, remain on your device and enable your browser to be recognised the next time you visit (persistent cookies).
The cookies we install are necessary for the correct operation of the site (saving your session, language preferences, etc.).
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE ?
Our website may use different types of cookies to improve the personalisation of its operation in interaction with your user profile.
Cookies strictly necessary for the use of the service
These are cookies necessary for the correct operation of our site. They allow you to use the main features of our site (e.g. site interactivity, video playback, etc.) and to save display preferences so that they can be taken into account upon your subsequent visits. They also enable us to link together the various pages viewed in order to provide smooth browsing.
These cookies are essential for the correct operation of our website and cannot be deactivated from our systems.
Social media cookies
Social cookies and plug-ins improve the interactivity of our website by facilitating your access to our pages and content on the various social platforms we use.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES ?
As our cookies are strictly necessary for the use of the site, they do not require your consent as they are essential for the correct technical operation of the site.
You can always delete these cookies from your device by using your browser’s configuration settings; however, your user experience may be severely curtailed and some of the site’s features may no longer be accessible.
For more information on how to manage cookies in the main web browsers, we invite you to consult the documentation of the publishers of Internet navigation software:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11-0753-043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d
HOW LONG DOES ELGON STORE COOKIES ?
The maximum retention period for the cookies we manage on our website is 1 year.