When consulting this site and by bounce on other sites, information may be recorded in “Cookies” files deposited in the browser of your terminal (computer, tablet or mobile phone).
This page allows you to understand what a cookie is, what it is used for and how you can accept or decline cookies that are not essential to the operation and management of the site.

What are cookies used for?

Mandatory cookies:

These are cookies exclusively deposited by the publisher of the site. They are essential for navigation on the site. These cookies cannot be disabled or set under penalty of no longer being able to access the site, the services of the site and / or alter the display. They allow you to use the main features of the site and secure your connection.
The deposit of these cookies does not require your prior consent.
Their lifespan usually does not exceed the duration of the session.

Functional cookies:

These cookies are necessary for the operation of the site.
The deposit of these cookies does not require your prior consent. (Article 82 of the Data Protection Act)
  • Tracers whose purpose is limited to measuring the anonymous audience of the site or application, to meet various needs necessary for the operation and day-to-day administration operations of a website are not subject to consent.
  • Trackers intended for authentication with a service, including those intended to ensure the security of the authentication mechanism, for example by limiting robotic or unexpected access attempts, are not subject to consent.

These cookies allow

  • To establish anonymous statistics of frequentation and use of the various elements composing the site to allow its publisher to administer and improve the said site.
  • To adapt the presentation of the site to the display preferences of your terminal (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits to the site, according to the hardware and viewing or reading software that your terminal contains.

“Third Party” or “Third Party” cookies:

Some sites may include computer applications from third parties that may deposit “social” and advertising, targeting and traceability cookies.
Cookies placed by these third parties can remember the pages and websites you have visited and may collect personal data such as IP address and share it with third parties. These cookies allow advertising agencies to present you with targeted and personalized advertising. Their lifespan varies from session time or a few tens of minutes to several years.
The laboratory site you are visiting has no control over the process used by content hosts and social networks to collect information about your browsing, and associated with the personal data they have.
You can manage the deposit of these cookies. To view certain content offered by the CNRS, you must first accept cookies from these third parties.

How to manage cookies

As cookies do not have the exclusive purpose of enabling or facilitating communication by electronic means or are not strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at the express request of the user, these cookies require the prior consent of the user.

To manage the cookies deposited by a CNRS site you have several possibilities that complement each other:

  • Accept or reject non-necessary or non-functional cookies with a consent tool that allows you to specify which cookies are and having the possibility to refuse or accept them
  • Exercise your choices with third-party companies by reviewing their privacy policies. You will find the purposes of use, including advertising, the browsing information they can collect through the application buttons available on the site consulted and you can therefore set up your user accounts to accept or refuse the tracers deposited by these companies.
  • Control cookies using your browser settings. Most of these trackers can be disabled by setting your browser to only accept trackers from visited sites (refuse “third-party sites”, check the Do not track on most browsers box) in the preferences of your browser software. In “Private Browsing” mode, cookies will only disappear when you close the browser windows on the site.