Policy on the use of cookies and other trackers

This policy on the use of cookies and other trackers applies to all websites published by the companies of the Brandt Group (together referred to as “the Website”).

This usage policy explains how cookies and other tracking devices (hereinafter the “Cookies”) are used by the Website and how you can control their use.

By accessing the Website, you agree that this Cookie usage policy applies to you each time you access the Website from any device.

1. What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is a text file containing a limited amount of information, which is downloaded to your device (computer, smartphone, tablet etc.) when you visit a website. It allows us to recognise you on your next visits to offer you an optimal navigation experience.

By accessing the Website via a web browser configured to accept the storage of Cookies, you implicitly consent to the use of Cookies by the Website for the provision of our services.

When you log on to the Website, a banner is displayed on the front page. Subject to your choice (see paragraph 3, Cookie management), Cookies will be stored in the device’s memory. The information thus collected may be used by the Website or by a third party.

The Cookie is valid for a maximum of 13 (thirteen) months from the day on which you gave your consent to the inclusion of said Cookie.

However, you can delete Cookies from your device at any time (see paragraph 3 - Cookie management).

2. The different types of Cookies that may be used on the Website :

Browser cookies: This type of Cookie enables you to browse our Website and use its various functionalities. This type of cookie is necessary to identify you and provide access to your account on the Website. Without these Cookies, the Website would not function properly and you would not be able to use all or part of the functionality of the Website.

Functional / personalisation cookies: These Cookies allow us to recognise you when you use and return to the Website, by keeping track of the different choices you made on your last visit to the Website. They allow us to offer them to you again to personalise your experience, simplifying and facilitating your browsing.

Audience / statistics cookies: These Cookies enable us to record certain connection information for the purposes of analysing and quantifying the number of visitors to the Website and then to develop qualitative studies to improve the presentation of the Website and the information provided on our products and services. These Cookies are used for the purpose of optimising our Website.

You can opt out of the use and storage of these Cookies on your device by going to: Google Analytics : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr

Advertising cookies: These Cookies are used to send you targeted advertising. They enable us to identify pages and sites that you view while browsing the Website, as well as other websites and services offered by other companies. third parties for which we issue Cookies. The browsing profile thus created contains no personal information (such as your name, for example). Creating your browsing profile enables us to optimise the relevance of banner ads compared to an advert served in a standard way. We would remind you that disabling advertising Cookies do not mean that you will not receive advertising, but simply that the advertising will no longer be tailored to your interests.

Social network cookies: We use applications from third parties to enable you to share content from the Website with other people via the social network “share” buttons. If you are connected to the social network in question while you are browsing the Website, the application buttons can be used to link the viewed pages to your user account. From the moment you click on the social network, your browsing on the Website, and your membership of the social network, will give that network the ability to collect your personal data directly on its server. If you do not want the social network to link the information collected via the Website to your user account, you can log out of the social network before visiting the Website. We invite you to view the social networks’ privacy protection policies so that you are aware of the end uses, and advertising uses in particular, for the browsing information that they can collect using these application buttons:

–  for Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

–  for LinkedIn: http://fr.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy

–  for Google: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

–  for  YouTube: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr&gl=fr

–  for  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/fr

Location Cookies: Geolocation is offered on some of our websites to give you access to so-called “local” information tailored to your geographical position. This geolocation causes a cookie to be stored in order to allow you to benefit from certain functionalities such as recommended addresses of retailer shops or presentations of our available products in the outlets closest to you.

3. Cookie management

When you browse our Sites, you have the option at any time to accept or reject the stored Cookies, on a purpose-by-purpose basis, or, where relevant, for each partner by clicking on the “Manage cookies” link at the bottom of the page.

You can also accept or refuse Cookies by changing your Internet browser software settings on your device.

Depending on the type of browser installed on your device, the Cookie management choice is described in the help menu of your browser, which enables you to set your choices. This menu tells you which Cookies are stored in your device and gives you options:

- to accept or decline all of them,

- to accept or decline them on a case-by-case basis,

- always to decline them.

To configure your Cookie settings, please follow the appropriate link for your internal browser:

– for Firefox : http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies

– for Internet Explorer : http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

– for Microsoft Edge : https://privacy.microsoft.com/fr-fr/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

– for Chrome : http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647

– for Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html

– for Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

Please note that declining certain Cookies may impede the operation of some functionalities necessary for browsing on the Website (difficulties with saving or display, etc.). We cannot, in such cases, be held responsible for these problems.

4. Access, modification and deletion rights

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the so-called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and with the modified law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and liberties (hereinafter the “Data Protection” law), you have the right at any time to access, correct and delete data concerning you, as well as the right to object to the processing of this data, to request the limitation of such processing, or to exercise their data portability and deletion rights, by contacting us:

– either by post to the following address:

– or by email: rgpd.france@groupebrandt.com

Parc d’activités des Béthunes
5 avenue des Béthunes
CS 69526
Saint Ouen L’Aumône

These rights may be exercised upon presentation of valid proof of identity. signed by you.

Any complaint relating to the processing of your personal data may be submitted to the competent supervisory authority.

(updated 6 January 2020)