What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that a user’s device (computer, tablet or mobile) downloads when it visits a website. They allow the site to “remember” your computer during the cookies validity period, but not specifically who is using it, and help improve your user experience.
How is Augure using cookies?
Our website uses several types of cookies for different purposes. The type of Cookie used on our website can fall under one of the categories below:
1. Persistent Cookies.
2. Session Cookies.
Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use Session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
Some examples of the main ways we use these Cookies through different platforms:
A. Strictly necessary cookies (functional, operational and technical): they allow the site to function properly and facilitate your navigation and use of its features.
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
Used on sites built with WordPress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled. Duration : Session
This Cookie is used by the IAB Europe Transparency and Consent Framework to store user consent for data collection purposes. The Cookie contains an encrypted consent string that providers participating in the framework can read and determine user consent. Lifetime:7979 years. This cookie should only « drop » (operate) in case the IAB profile is set up (it was not set up on the Augure website).
This Cookie is set by OneTrust’s Cookie compliance solution. It stores information about the categories of Cookies used by the site and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent to the use of each category. This allows website owners to prevent Cookies from each category being installed on users’ browsers when consent is not given. The Cookie has a normal lifetime of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will remember their preferences. It does not contain any information that can identify the site visitor. Lifetime:one year.
This Cookie is set by websites that use certain versions of the OneTrust Cookie compliance solution. It is set after visitors have seen a Cookie information notice and, in some cases, only when they actively close the notice. It allows the website not to display the message more than once to a user. The Cookie has a lifetime of one year and does not contain personal information. Lifetime:one year.
This host is used by OneTrust to host the Cookie Consent tool script. It is used to manage Cookies on websites. Lifetime:one month.
This cookie name is associated with the Polylang plug-in for WordPress powered websites. it stores a language preference for the visitor to support multi-lingual websites. When set as a persistent cookie, or with the default lifespan of 1 year, it has to be considered Functional rather than strictly necessary.
In addition to these Cookies, Augure uses the MATOMO tracer to collect basic website traffic data: (https://matomo.org/matomo-on-premise/). This tracer has been configured on our servers according to the CNIL’s prescriptions (NB: the document refers to Piwik which is the historical name of the Matomo tracer): (https://www.cnil.fr/sites/default/files/typo/document/Configuration_piwik.pdf).
B. Statistical cookies
C. Marketing cookies
Aside from strictly necessary and functional cookies other cookies require your consent. If you do not want Cookies to be posted on your device, you can :
- keep the non-necessary or functional cookies off in the cookie management platform posted as a pop-up on the website front page (NB: you may also withdraw consent at any stage through that platform) or;
- adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
Below are pages describing these settings in more detail for each browser.
- Internet Explorer
If you use multiple browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc) you must repeat this procedure with each one, and if you connect to the web from multiple devices (e.g. from work and at home), then you will need to set your preferences on each browser on each device.
We strongly recommend that you activate Cookies, because they enable you to take advantage the most attractive features of the Site but this remains your personal choice.
How to contact us?
If you want to know more about Cookies, have any question or want to send us suggestions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.