Cookies and similar technologies

Use of Cookies by Us and Business Partners

Our websites use our and third party "cookies" to allow you to access services and personalize your online experience. These technologies and the information collected can be used to track user activity across multiple devices. Where appropriate, we use cookies to store preferences and other information on the user's computer in order to save time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive. Depending on the selected settings, the user's browser adds the text to the device in the form of a small file. Many browsers are set to accept cookies by default. The user has the possibility to accept or refuse cookies, according to his preferences. The help section of the web browser, probably located on the toolbar, generally indicates how to prevent the browser from accepting new cookies, how to receive notifications from the browser when a new cookie is received or how to disable all cookies.

Cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our essential features, including the ability to save a shopping cart and remember items in the shopping cart between visits. By rejecting cookies, you may not be able to access or use other interactive features of our websites and services that depend on cookies.

Targeted Advertising by Us and Third Parties

We work with personalization and advertising business partners to use cookies and Internet browsing to serve personalized content and relevant advertising to you when viewing mobile applications, and other websites. For example, if you view a product on our website, you can see similar product offerings on other websites you visit. The cookies used by these business partners also make it possible to evaluate the performance of advertising campaigns and to identify the pages visited, the links and the selected ads, as well as other actions taken on these web pages and the site of origin that led to our web page. These cookies can be effective regardless of whether you are on or other websites.

Learn more about targeted advertising and how to decline.

"Do Not Track" signals

While you can opt out of targeted advertising via the "Learn more" link above and control the use of cookies via your web browser as described in "Our and Business Partner's Use of Cookies", some web browsers also offer the ability to enable the "Do Not Track" setting. This setting sends a special signal to websites you encounter while browsing the web. The "Do Not Track" signal is different from disabling certain forms of tracking by rejecting cookies in your browser settings, since browsers with the "Do Not Track" setting enabled are however able to accept cookies. We are currently unable to respond to signals

Targeted email marketing from Us

Some marketing materials, including marketing emails, may be customized based on your visits to, browsing, and your purchase history. Additionally, by clicking on certain links within marketing emails, our email service provider may place a cookie on your browser. This type of cookie is linked to your email address or IP address and used to collect information about the products and services viewed and purchased on The information collected could be used to personalize and adapt future marketing email messages.

Use of web beacons, pixel tags and tracking technology by us and our partners

We or our business partners may use web beacons on websites, in e-mail messages, in advertisements on other websites or in our advertisements in third-party e-mail messages. Similarly, third parties whose content or advertisements appear on or whose e-mails are sent to our users may also place web beacons in their advertisements or e-mail messages to measure the effectiveness of content, advertising or email messages.

A web beacon is an electronic image that can be used to recognize a cookie on the user's computer when viewing a web page or e-mail message. Web beacons help us measure the effectiveness of the site and advertising in various ways. For example, web beacons can count the number of people who visit our website from a particular advertisement or make a purchase from our website after viewing a particular advertisement, they can also tell when a web page is viewed and provide a description of the page where the web beacon is located. Web beacons can also measure the effectiveness of email campaigns, by counting the number of individuals who open or react to an email message. Determine when a message is opened and determine how many times an email is forwarded. Under local law, we may combine information collected through web beacons with other personal information collected from you.

We may allow certain business partners to compile individual or aggregated statistics from the use of web beacons on by us, our agents or others, to determine the effectiveness of online marketing and to develop statistics that make it possible to understand the frequency with which an advertisement results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site. Information aggregation may include demographic and usage information. No personal information is shared with business partners for this research.

You can make some Web beacons unusable by rejecting cookies in your web browser, as described in the Our and Business Partner Use of Cookies section above.

When you visit our Web sites or view emails, pixel tags (also called "clear" gifs), tracking links and / or similar technologies may be used to record some of the pages you visit on our websites. Pixel tags could also be used to determine which types of email messages are supported by the user's browser. We may use information collected through web beacons, pixel tags, tracking links and similar technologies in combination with your personal information to personalize your browsing experience on, as well as deliver more useful and relevant advertisements.