What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user’s computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.
The cookies on Realytics’ website
Audience and statistic measurement cookies
The audience and statistic measurement cookies allow us to analyse your web browsing on our website. Thanks to them, we know which page you visited on our page and which interest you most.
Some social network websites can also put some cookies on our website in order to, for example, share one of our pages on a social media.
Also, some cookies can be present on your mobile, depending on your settings.
Realytics’ cookies on advertisers’ websites
Those cookies can be considered as “audience measurement”, exempt from any consent. Realytics applies however the same level of scrutiny for all our data, no matter if they’re personal or not.
The data we collect by those cookies are considered as “personal”, but they’re pseudonymised with a single and unique ID by Realytics for the advertiser. Therefore, Realytics never has access to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, characterizing a personal data as for article 4-1.
The storage limitation
The cookies are stored for 12 months maximum, from the day they’re dropped on your computer. Passed this date, you’ll have to consent again.
A website needs your consent before placing a cookie on your website. That’s why a banner appears when you visit our website, informing you that by browsing on our website, you are agreeing to the use of our cookies and cookies of our partners.
You could, however, totally choose to refuse those cookies. We must tell you refusing can prevent you from fully enjoying the functionalities of our services. We do also decline any responsibility regarding the potential dysfunction of our services arising from the impossibility to collect or consult the cookies necessary to the proper functioning of our services.
There are several deactivation methods to avoid having cookies dropped on your browser.
Every web browser is different. The way it is configured is often described in the Help Menu of your web browser. Please find them right here:
- Pour Internet Explorer™ : http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
- Pour Safari™ : https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=fr_FR&viewlocale=fr_FR
- Pour Chrome™ : http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
- Pour Firefox™ : http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies
- Pour Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
Some browers even have a “do not track” feature. You can delete either part or all the cookies dropped on your browser.
How to deactivate cookies?
In order to give you even more control, a a greater freedom and an easier access to cookies, you can visit this website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/, which list the main ad networks. There, you can choose which cookies you want to keep.
How to deactivate social media cookies
- Twitter : https://support.twitter.com/articles/20171379
- Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
- Google + : https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/
How to deactivate audience and statistic measurement cookies
- Bing : https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
- Google Analytics : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr
- DoubleClick : https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en
- Realytics : https://www.realytics.io/fr/optout/