Epicentre cookie policy

Wednesday 27 February 2019 - Updated on Tuesday 4 May 2021
About Epicentre Cookies

This "Cookie" policy allows you to learn more about the origin and use of navigational information processed during your visit to our site and about your rights. This section is therefore important for you, who wish to have a positive and confident experience with our Services, and for us, who wish to answer your questions about your consultation of our site in an accurate and complete manner and to take your wishes into account.

Thus, when you visit our site, information relating to the navigation of your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on our site may be recorded in "Cookies" files in your browser and consequently on your connection terminal.

Only the issuer of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained therein.

We use various cookies on the site to improve the interactivity of the site with your expectations and our services.

What is a "cookie"?

A cookie is a text file stored on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) by your browser when you consult an online service.

There are several categories of cookies and there are 4 main types:

  • Strictly necessary

These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are generally set as a response to actions you have taken that constitute a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block or be notified of these cookies, but some parts of the website may be affected. These cookies do not store any personally identifying information.

  • Performance (audience measurement)

Ces cookies nous permettent de déterminer le nombre de visites et les sources du trafic, afin de mesurer et d’améliorer les performances de notre site Web. Ils nous aident également à identifier les pages les plus / moins visitées et d’évaluer comment les visiteurs naviguent sur le site Web. Toutes les informations collectées par ces cookies sont agrégées et donc anonymisées. Si vous n'acceptez pas ces cookies, nous ne serons pas informés de votre visite sur notre site.

  • Functionality

These cookies are used to improve and personalize the functionality of the website. They may be set by our staff, or by third parties whose services are used on our website pages. If you do not accept these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.

  • Targeted publicity

These cookies may be set within our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to profile your interests and serve you relevant advertisements on other websites. They do not store personal data directly, but are based on the unique identification of your browser and Internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, your advertising will be less targeted.

How do we use cookies?

Cookies issued by Epicentre on the Epicentre site

When you log on to our site, subject to your browser preferences and settings, we may place "technical" cookies on your device to recognize your browser for the duration of the cookie's validity.

These cookies will allow us to:

  1. To establish statistics and volumes of frequentation and use of the various elements composing our site (sections and contents visited, path) in order to improve it;
  2. To adapt the presentation of our site to the display preferences of your terminal (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits to our Site;
  3. To store information relating to a form you have filled out on our site (contact, request for information or registration for the Science Day)

Third-party cookies on the Epicentre site

We deploy third-party cookies and trackers communicated by our partners on our sites which, during the period of validity of these cookies and trackers will allow us to:

  1. To establish statistics of frequentation and use of the various pages of our sites;
  2. Recognize the terminal during subsequent navigation on any other site or service on which these third parties also issue cookies and, if necessary, to adapt these sites ;
  3. Track your interactions with social networks such as YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn

The issuance and use of cookies by these third parties is subject to the privacy policies of those third parties.

You can obtain a list of these third parties at any time and adjust their cookie settings, by type of cookie, by going to the preference center.

In practice

Setting Your Cookie Choices

When you first visit https://epicentre.msf.org, a banner will inform you of the use of cookies and allow you to accept or decline cookies or to configure your settings.

You can change your settings to accept or decline cookies at any time by clicking on the button at the bottom left of each page.

You should know that setting cookies will affect your browsing experience.

If you have accepted the recording of cookies in your terminal, the cookies integrated into the pages and contents that you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space in your terminal. They will only be readable by their sender.

Refusing cookies

If you refuse to accept the cookies we issue, or if you delete the ones we have stored, some of the site's features may be disabled. You can change your settings at any time.

If you refuse to accept cookies, we will no longer be able to track your browsing and adapt the content presented to your interests. The advertisements you receive will not be personalized to your expectations.

If you share your terminal with other people

The contents addressed using the cookie technique refer to the terminal and not to the person for whom the cookie was issued. Therefore, these contents are not different from one user to another on the same terminal.

How long cookies are kept

The retention period of a cookie deposited on your browser is 13 months maximum. At the end of the 13 months, the cookie is deleted.

We also keep your choices relating to cookies for 6 months, after which the cookies banner will be presented again for a new acceptance of cookies.