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Cookie policy

The objective of this page is to provide you with information about cookies that we use and to explain to you the limitation procedure. You’ll also find our legal mentions..

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a little file that is uploaded into your devices via the visited websites.
A cookie is mainly used for the websites’ operations (eg. better performance, optimization and information purposes).
You cannot be fully identified with a cookie because cookies are designed to identify the devices that you use to navigate on a website.

Utilization of cookies

Poleetic is using cookies for various reasons. There are two main categories of cookies:

  • Functional cookies:  they respond to technical requirements. They are required for an effective and secure connection to a website.
  • Performance cookies: they improve browsing by recording some of your preferences for easier, faster and more user-friendly browsing. These cookies are also used for statistical purposes.

These cookies may have a different source, function and lifespan:

  • Direct cookies: refers to cookies placed by Poleetic when visiting its website which can only be read by the Poleetic website
  • Indirect cookies: refers to cookies placed by third parties when visiting the website, for example cookies placed by social media sites
  • Functional cookies: ensure that the website works correctly (e.g. login, registration and language preference cookies) or make it possible to supply services explicitly requested by web-users. Functional cookies are direct cookies:
  • Performance cookies: are placed on the website for statistical, social and commercial purposes or in order to create a general user profile. Performance cookies can be direct or indirect.
    – Cookies placed for statistical purposes provide information about the pages visited on the website and the location of the computer (Google Analytics etc.).
    – Cookies placed for social purposes allow web-users to share the content of the website visited on social networks (Twitter, Facebook, etc.).
  • Permanent cookies: remain on your hard drive for a pre-determined time or until you delete them.
  • Session cookies (or temporary cookies): simplify your actions during a browsing session. All session cookies are deleted once you close your browser. Session cookies are generally functional.

 

What type of cookies does Poleetic use?

Poleetic is always looking for new ways to improve its website and improve the service it offers you. Poleetic uses cookies to improve the use and functionality of its website and to gain a better understanding of how you use it.

– Functional cookies
Poleetic uses functional cookies, required for the proper functioning of its website and which do not identify you personally.
Cookies make the site’s functioning more user-friendly and offer you a more personalized online experience.
Below you will find an overview and more information concerning the functional cookies we place.

– Performance cookies
Poleetic uses performance cookies to collect information about your use of the website in order to improve the content and increase its ease of use.
Below you will find an overview and more information concerning the functional and performance cookies we use:

COOKIE TYPE DURATION DESCRIPTION
ACCOUNT_CHOOSER HTTP 2 years

Source: account.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account

APISID HTTP 2 years

Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account

bcookie HTTP 2 years Source: linkedin.com
Used by LinkedIn to track the utilization of its services
BEAT HTTP 24 h

Source: apis.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account

C HTTP 2 years

Source: apis.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account

_id HTTP 1 year Source: shareaholic.com
Social media sharing analytics and reporting
datr NON HTTP 2 years Source: facebook.com
Description: Used by facebook to track the utilization of its services
fr NON HTTP 30 days Source: facebook.com
Description: Used by facebook to remember the language of the website
GAPPS HTTP 2 years Source: accounts.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account so that you can connect to its services
GoogleAccountsLocale_session HTTP session Source: accounts.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
HSID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
HSID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed for security purposes and contains encrypted data about the user Google ID account and the date of the latest connection.
lidc HTTP Session Source: linkedin.com
Defined by LinkedIn to allow users sharing a website content on LinkedIn.
lps HTTP session Source: shareaholic.com
Social media sharing analytics and reporting
LSID HTTP 2 years Source: accounts.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
LSOSID HTTP 2 years Source: accounts.google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
lu HTTP 2 years Source: .facebook.com
Description: Used by Facebook to follow a user
NID persistant 6 month Source: google.com
Cookie designed by Google to protect users against identified spam websites.
NID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
PREF HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie allows Google to record your Google account preferences
pss HTTP Session Source: shareaholic.com
Social media sharing analytics and reporting
reg_ext_ref NON HTTP Session Source:  facebook.com
Description: This cookie allows Facebook to record your choices
reg_fb_gate NON HTTP Session Source: facebook.com
Description: This cookie allows Facebook to record your choices
reg_fb_ref NON HTTP Session Source: facebook.com
Description: This cookie allows Facebook to record your choices
SAPISID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
SID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed for security purposes and contains encrypted data about the user Google ID account and the date of the latest connection.
SSID HTTP 2 years Source: google.com
Description: This cookie is designed to allow Google verify the authenticity of your Google account
viewed_cookie_policies HTTP 1 year Source: poleetic.com
Description: This cookie allows the website to record your choices
X-LI-IDC HTTP Session Source: linkedin.com
LinkedIn Meter update
__utma HTTP 2 years Source: poleetic.com
Single visitors measure
__utmb HTTP session Source: poleetic.com
Allows to record and track a user session
__utmc HTTP session Source: poleetic.com
New user session

Acceptance

During you first visit of our website, you are informed by a banner that we use cookies and you can follow a link  toward our cookie policy.
By continuing your visit on our website, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.
If you do not agree, you can deactivate the cookies by following the instructions bellow:

Configuring your browser’s parameters

All web browsers allow you to restrict cookies’ behavior or deactivate them. The steps to follow are different for each browser.
You can also use your browser to view the cookies present on your computer, and delete them individually or all at once.
Below are instructions on how to block and/or delete cookies for the commonest browsers:

If you have blocked all or some cookies, it is possible that the website will no longer function correctly or that you will not have access to some parts of the site, for which we cannot be held liable.

Updates to the cookies policy

We reserve the right to make any changes to this policy, particularly in response to legislative requirement.