5. PERSONAL DATA THAT WE AUTOMATICALLY COLLECT AS DATA CONTROLLER
We collect some information automatically when you visit the Site/App in order to personalize and enhance your experience. We collect this information using various methods such as:
A “cookie” is a small information file sent to your browser when you visit our Site/App and stored on your device. This file contains information such as the domain name, the internet access provider and the operating system as well as the date and time of access by the user. Cookies cannot damage your device in any way.
Cookies are not used to determine the identity of an individual who visits our Site/App. Cookies allow us to identify, in particular, your display language in order to improve your online browsing experience. They also enable us to process information about your visit to our Site/App, such as the pages viewed and the research conducted, in order to improve our Site/App content, to follow your areas of interest and offer you more suitable content.
If you do not want to receive cookies from our Site/App, you can adjust your browser settings accordingly. To manage your choices, each browser has a different configuration. These configurations are described in your browser’s help menu, which will explain how to change the settings to your desired cookies configuration. Note that for some cookies you can indicate your choice directly in the Cookie Settings.
We recommend, however, that you do not deactivate our cookies. Keep in mind that some of our cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our App/Site and if you block, turn off or reject these necessary cookies, some pages of our Site/App may not display properly or you may not be able to use some of the services we offer. In this case, we cannot be held liable for any consequences related to the reduced functionality of our Services arising from our inability to store or consult the cookies required for its functioning and which you have declined or deactivated.
Lastly, by clicking on the dedicated icons of social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, Tiktok etc., if these are displayed on our Site/App, and if you have agreed that cookies may be downloaded while you are browsing our Site/App, the social networks in question may also download cookies to your devices (computer, tablet or mobile phone). You can, however, at any time revoke your consent to these social networks downloading these types of cookies.
b. IP addresses
An IP address is a unique identifier that some electronic devices use to identify themselves and communicate with each other over the Internet. When you visit the Site/App, we may use the IP address of the device you are using to connect to it. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and to understand what geographic region visitors to the Site/App are from.
The Site/App uses Google Analytics to generate statistical reports. These reports tell us, for example, how many users have visited the Site/App, which pages have been visited, and from which geographical area the users of the Site/App come. Information collected through the use of statistics may include, for example, your IP address, the website from which you arrived at our Site/App and the type of device you are using. Your IP address is masked on our systems and will only be used as necessary to troubleshoot technical problems, to administer the Site/App and to understand the preferences of its visitors. Information about traffic on the Site/App is available only to authorized personnel. We do not use any of this information to identify visitors and we do not share it with third parties.