What’s a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your browser (computer, tablet or mobile phone) when you visit a site or view an advertisement. Cookies do not recognize you personally as an individual, they only recognize the device you are using. Their purpose is to collect information relating to your navigation on the sites. During your first visit to sodern.com “the Site”, a cookie banner will appear on the home page. A clickable link allows you to find out more about the purpose and functioning of cookies. The continuation of navigation on another page of the Site or the selection of an element of the Site (in particular: image, text, link, etc.) materialises your acceptance of the deposit of the cookies in question on your computer. When you visit our Site, a cookie may be saved on your computer (if your computer accepts cookies) and if you return to the Site, the cookie may be read. We use cookies to facilitate the collection of data about visits to our Site, and in some cases to provide specialized content. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. Some parts of our Site use cookies to track users’ browsing patterns. We do this in order to determine how relevant the information offered on our Site is and to see how well our navigational structure allows users to access it. We do not correlate this information with user data, we do not share this information with third parties, and we do not sell it. If you prefer not to receive cookies on our Site, you can set your browser to notify you when a cookie arrives and give you the opportunity to decline each cookie. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. Activation of cookies is not required in any area of our website.

Types of cookies we may deposit on your terminal

We use GOOGLE ANALYTICS to improve the operation of our site and your browsing experience. Two types of cookies are used on the site: – The _ga cookie, lifetime 2 years – The _gid cookie, lifetime 24 hours These audience measurement cookies allow us to measure the audience of the various contents and sections of our site, your browsing experience on our site as well as possible incidents of navigation, in order to improve the way we present the content. These cookies do not collect nominative information without the user’s consent. They are not exploitable by SODERN otherwise than within the framework described by this Policy and do not represent a threat such as the transmission of computer viruses. This means that in the event that the user has accepted the installation of cookies, it will be automatically deactivated at the end of the period indicated. Beyond that time, his consent will have to be collected again in order for it to be reinstalled.

Cookie management

The user has the possibility to oppose the installation and use of cookies. This choice can be made at any time and the user is free to modify it. For a better knowledge and control of cookies of any origin, you can consult the site of the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés): http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/ To change your cookie preferences, please refer to the online help of your browsers (Microsoft Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome…).