What are cookies?
From Wikipédia :
In the realm of computers, a “cookie” is defined by HTTP communication protocol as a collection of data sent by an HTTP server to an HTTP client, which is then returned during each use of the server under certain conditions.
Put more simply, a cookie is a small text file deposited by the website on your computer in order to collect information about you (for example, your computer’s display language, whether tools are displayed, your ID and password for connection to the site if you request that data be remembered, etc.)
What are the different types of cookies?
- Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember your choices during your visit, so that you don’t have to make them again when you come back.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to gather data regarding your use of the website, including the content you click on while navigating the site, in order to improve our site’s performance and design. These cookies can come from our third-party supplier of analytical tools, but are used only for website-related objectives.
- Advertising Cookies
These cookies memorize information about your use of the website, thus allowing us to supply you with targeted promotional information during your time on the site.
How can I deactivate or delete these cookies?
The procedure differs depending on the navigator you use: