During the consultation of the website www.bmi-system.com, information may be stored in “cookie” files installed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. This page explains what cookies are, what they do and how to set them.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a text files which is stored in a dedicated area of the hard disc on your terminal (computer, tablet or mobile phone), during consultation of content or adverts. This cookie file can only be read by the issuer. It allows the terminal on which the cookie is stored to be identified for a limited period. In www.bmi-system.com, cookies are stored 12 months by our services.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ON BMI-SYSTEM.COM?
Four types of cookies, used for the purposes described below, may be stored on your terminal when visiting our BMI-SYSTEM website:
Technical cookies are required for browsing our BMI SYSTEM website, as well as accessing various products and services. In particular, technical cookies enable the presentation of the BMI SYSTEM website to be adapted to the display preferences of your terminal (language used, screen resolution), memorisation of passwords and other information pertaining to a form which you will have filled in on the BMI SYSTEM website (registration or access to the member area) and implementation of security measures (this is the case, for instance, when you are asked to log in to the member area again after a certain period of time has elapsed). These cookies cannot be deactivated or the settings adjusted without being refused access to the BMI SYSTEM website and/or the BMI SYSTEM website services.
Visitor count cookies are issued by the BMI SYSTEM or our technical partners so as to measure the audience for the various content and sections on www.bmi-system.com, to evaluate these and improve their organisation. These cookies also permit, where applicable, the detection of browsing issues and, consequently, improved usage of our services. These cookies only product anonymous statistics and volumes of visits, excluding any personal information. The lifetime of these visitor measurement cookies does not exceed 13 months.
Social media cookies allow content from BMI SYSTEM on www.bmi-system.com to be shared with other people, or notification to other people of your browsing information or your opinions about content on the BMI SYSTEM website. This is notably the case for the “share” buttons on the social media site Twitter. Any social media site offering such a button is likely to be able to identify you thanks to this button, even if you do not use this function when consulting www.bmi-system.com. We request that you read the data protection policies for these social networks so as to be aware of the objectives of using, particularly for advertising purposes, any browsing information which they may collect via these buttons. The lifetime of these Cookies does not exceed 13 months.
Advertising and targeting cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you, but can also limit the number of times you see an advertisement, and be used to chart the effectiveness of an ad campaign by tracking users’ clicks.
YOUR CHOICES CONCERNING COOKIES?
By using our website, you hereby consent to use of the aforementioned cookies. You are, however, entitled to deactivate these cookies in whole or in part at any time, with the exception of technical cookies required for operation of the website as indicated above. Your web browser settings may also be adjusted to inform you when cookies are stored on your terminal and to offer you the opportunity of whether or not to accept them.
1. REFUSING A COOKIE THROUGH YOUR WEB BROWSER
At any time you can choose to deactivate cookies in whole or in part. The settings of your web browser may also be adjusted to inform you when cookies are stored on your terminal and to offer you the opportunity of whether or not to accept them (on a case by case basis or altogether). We should however reiterate that deactivation of cookies will prevent you from using our website.
If you use the Explorer browser: click the Tools button, then Internet Options. Under the general tab, Browsing History, click on Settings. And then click on Show Files and select the Cookies you wish to deactivate. Then close the window which includes the list of Cookies and double click on OK to return to the Internet.
f you use the Firefox browser: click on the Firefox menu icon, then on the Tools button, then Options; in the window that appears, select Privacy and click Delete Specific Cookies. Select the Cookies that you want to deactivate and then delete them.
If you use the Safari browser: click on the Settings button, then Preferences. In the window which appears, choose Privacy/Security, and click on Display Cookies. Select the Cookies that you want to deactivate and then click on Delete or on Delete All.
If you use the Chrome browser: click on the Google Chrome menu icon, then Settings. At the bottom of the page click on Display advanced settings. Under Privacy, click on Content Settings. To disable cookies: select Prevent all INDIKO websites from storing cookies and then click on Cookies and INDIKO website data, and then move the mouse cursor to the INDIKO website creating the Cookie and click on the X in the top right corner, or click on Delete All.
2. REFUSE AN ADVERTISING COOKIE
Some sector-specific platforms allow you to manage cookies online. For example, the YourOnlineChoices website is proposed by various digital advertising businesses (members of the European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) France. You can also visit those platforms : IAB opt-out platform, Network Advertising Initiative opt-out platform, Digital Advertising Alliance platform, to manage you cookies preferences.
Note : this will not stop advertising on the websites you visit but it will prevent the registered businesses from collecting and using data for behavioural advertising purposes.