1) What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that a Web server places on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. This small text file may include a unique identifier that distinguishes your computer or mobile device from other devices. Cookies serve a number of purposes such as letting you navigate between webpages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Helexia website before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that content we display and marketing messages are more relevant to you and your interests.
For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
2) How long do cookies last?
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies”. These exist only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “persistent cookies”. These cookies survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date. They can be used by websites to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
3) What other technologies are used to track my website visits? Analytics cookies:
how users interact with our services,
errors users encounter when using our services,
device identifiers, how often and for how long users visit and use the services,
what pages they visit on our services,
whether they act on or open emails,
what other sites users used before coming to the Helexia websites.
We use this information to improve our site and your user experience, such as remembering you when you return to the Helexia websites, understanding your preferences and interests, and knowing which of our web pages are visited and what services are most often used.
4) Cookies used on our website
Helexia uses temporary and permanent cookies on its website.
The Cookies we can issue are divided into 2 categories:
Operating cookies: these cookies are essential for browsing our site (such as session IDs) that allow you to use the main features of the site and secure your connection.
Performance and analysis cookies: These cookies allow us to know the use and performance of our site, to establish statistics, volumes of use and use of the various elements of our site (content visited, browsing) allowing us to improve the convenience and ergonomics of our services (pages or sections browsed most often, articles most read, etc.).
5) How to manage or delete cookies from Helexia website
If you want to disable all or some of the cookies on your device, you can do this through your browser settings.
- Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
- Safari™: docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/fr/9277.html
- Chrome™: support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
- Firefox™: support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies
- Opera™: help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
Please note that blocking all cookies may have a negative impact on the ease of use of the website, as you will not be able to use all the features.