Cookie Policy

TSE, the data controller (hereinafter “we,” “our,” “us”), wishes to inform you clearly and transparently about the use of cookies when you visit the website https://tse.fr/ (hereinafter the “Site”).

1. Preamble

When you visit the Site, information related to the browsing of your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) may be recorded in text files called “cookies,” which are installed on your browser. Cookies will be used to recognize your browser for the duration of the relevant cookie’s validity and will send certain information back to the Site (e.g., language selection). Only the issuer of the relevant cookie is able to read or modify the information contained therein. There are different types of cookies:

  • Session cookies, which disappear as soon as you leave the Site;
  • Permanent cookies, which remain on your device until their expiration date or until you delete them using your Internet browser’s functionalities. For more information on the types of cookies, you can visit the website of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) on the dedicated page. Furthermore, it is important to distinguish between “strictly necessary” cookies for the proper functioning of the Site, for which your consent is not required, and “non-strictly necessary” cookies for which your consent is required. You can disable the cookies to which you have consented at any time, free of charge, using the deactivation options provided and mentioned below.

2. Definitions

Personal Data: refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An “identifiable natural person” is considered to be a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or one or more specific elements specific to their physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. Applicable Data Protection Regulation: refers to the French and European regulations applicable in the field of personal data protection. This notably includes:

  • The French Data Protection Act No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, as amended, and any updates thereto, as well as its implementing texts;
  • The applicable European regulations, notably Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of July 12, 2002, concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), repealing Directive 95/46/EC;
  • Recommendations, guidelines, and deliberations issued by supervisory authorities, notably the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) and the European Data Protection Board (EDPB).

3. Origin of cookies

The cookies used can be:

  • Our cookies;
  • Cookies deposited by partners on our behalf (subcontractors) (cf. 7.6);
  • Cookies from third-party companies, data controllers specifically chosen to achieve specific objectives (cf. 7.7).

4. Purpose of cookies

Some cookies, exempt from consent, are essential for the use of the Site. These are the cookies we use to:

  • Keep your session active;
  • Record your cookie-related choices. Certain cookies requiring your prior consent are used by our Site for the following purposes:
  • Analyze and measure the audience of the Site and improve its performance;
  • Personalize advertising.

5. Consent

5.1 Cookies used for strictly necessary purposes In accordance with the Applicable Data Protection Regulation, we do not request your consent to use these cookies as they are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the Site.

5.2 Cookies used for non-strictly necessary purposes We will only store or read non-strictly necessary cookies on your device and process associated Personal Data (or allow our partners to do so) if you have given and not withdrawn your consent.

5.3 How to provide your consent for non-strictly necessary cookies During your first visit to our Site, an invitation will be issued for the purpose of obtaining your consent regarding non-strictly necessary cookies. You can accept all of them by selecting “Accept All” or decline them by selecting “Reject All.” You can also provide specific consent for each distinct purpose by clicking on the “Preference Center” link. When you accept or reject the placement of cookies, a cookie is deposited on your device for a period of 14 months to record your choice. If you delete this cookie, it will no longer be possible to identify whether you have accepted or rejected the use of cookies. Therefore, the choice regarding cookies will be offered to you again during your next visit to the Site. It is noted that simply continuing to browse without clicking on one of the options offered by this Cookie banner is considered a refusal of consent. In the event of refusal of consent for non-strictly necessary cookies, no cookies will be deposited, and we will not process any associated Personal Data. Any use of a cookie or associated Personal Data prior to the withdrawal of your consent will be valid and legal.

5.4 Consequences of refusing/withdrawing your consent to cookies If you refuse or withdraw your consent to the use of non-strictly necessary cookies, the functionality or corresponding functionalities of the Site may not work correctly or at all. Your use of the core features of the Site will not be affected. If you disable strictly necessary cookies (or all cookies) using your Internet browser settings, one or more core functions and features of the Site, including those designed to ensure your visit is safe and secure, may not work correctly or at all.

6. Cookie management

You can manage and modify the use of cookies at any time using the following options:

  • Directly on our Site, via the preference center, accessible at any time on all pages of the Site; or
  • Through your Internet browser; or
  • From opposition platforms.

6.1 Preference Center The Preference Center is a module that allows you to choose which cookies you want to accept or reject on our Site. At any time, by clicking on the icon at the bottom left of your screen, you can access the Preference Center.

6.2 Internet Browser Settings You can configure your Internet browser to either allow cookies to be saved on your device or to reject them, either systematically or according to their issuer. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your Internet browser. The configuration of each Internet browser is different. For example:

  • For Internet Explorer™;
  • For Safari™;
  • For Chrome™;
  • For Firefox™;
  • For Opera™. Please be aware that by configuring your browser to reject cookies, certain features, pages, and areas of the Site that require the use of cookies may not be accessible, for which we cannot be held responsible. For more information on how to configure your Internet browsers, we invite you to consult the CNIL website.

6.3 Opposition Platforms Several advertising industry platforms also offer you the possibility to refuse or accept cookies used by member companies. These centralized mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements but only prevent the installation of cookies that allow the adaptation of advertisements to your interests and behaviors. For example, you can visit the website www.youronlinechoices.com to prohibit the installation of these cookies on your device. This site is provided by digital advertising professionals gathered within the European Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France. You can thus learn about the companies registered on this platform that offer you the opportunity to refuse or accept cookies they use to tailor advertisements displayed on your browser based on the data they collect. This European platform is shared by hundreds of online advertising professionals and serves as a centralized interface for you to express your refusal or acceptance of cookies as specified above.

7. Personal Data Protection

7.1 Categories of Personal Data In the context of cookie use as described above, we may process Personal Data about you as a data controller. We receive the following categories of Personal Data:

  • Data from Internet browser cookies: cookie identifiers, time/date, selected services/products, consent, and approved cookie types;
  • Device data: device type, screen resolution, operating system version, browser rendering engine, its version, and basic settings;
  • Log data: time and duration of Site usage and search data;
  • Location data: data concerning your country of access as indicated by your device;
  • Behavioral data: data concerning your use of the Site that we may process if you visit or use third-party websites or applications to interact with us, and data concerning how you engage with Site content (such as visited pages, whether you came from a marketing campaign, button clicks, etc.).

7.2 Purposes of Processing The purposes of these cookies are detailed in the section “Purposes of Cookies Used.”

7.3 Legal Basis for Processing The processing of your Personal Data collected from cookies is based on your consent. You have the ability to withdraw your consent at any time through the management module accessible on all pages of the Site. Regarding the processing of your data from cookies that are strictly necessary for the provision of the Site and its operation, it is based on our legitimate interest.

7.4 Retention Period for Your Personal Data Cookies are never retained longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of the cookie. Data collected from cookies are retained for a maximum of 25 months.

7.5 Recipients of Your Personal Data Data collected by cookies used on the Site will be communicated to our authorized personnel.

7.6 Subcontractors Our third-party service providers, agents, subcontractors, business partners, group companies, and other third parties (hereinafter referred to as “subcontractors”) may receive Personal Data related to cookies, directly from you or from us. We disclose or allow access to your Personal Data to these subcontractors for the purposes strictly necessary for the execution of their services, as mentioned in article 4. Most of the providers we use are subcontractors with whom we have a contract in place that obligates them to keep your information secure and not to use it other than in accordance with our specific instructions. For cookies used on the Site, we use the following subcontractors:

  • Google Analytics

7.7 List of Companies Using Trackers on Our Site as Data Controllers Third-party cookies placed on the Site also depend on other companies, data controllers, namely:

  • Google Ireland Limited (for Youtube);
  • Advertising technology and data exchange technology providers (Click Dimension). These companies, if you accept these cookies, may process Personal Data about you. We disclose your Personal Data to these companies or allow them access to said information for purposes strictly necessary for the execution of their services, as mentioned in article 4. When we disclose or allow access to your Personal Data to the aforementioned companies, they may disclose or transfer them to other organizations in accordance with their data protection policies. This does not affect any of your personal rights related to Personal Data. When you request us to rectify, erase, or restrict the processing of your Personal Data, we take steps to transmit this request to the companies with whom we have shared your Personal Data. The issuance and use of these cookies by the aforementioned companies are subject to their own data protection policies. For more information about these processes, you can refer to their data protection policies.

7.8 Transfer of Personal Data Outside the European Union Your Personal Data related to cookies may be transferred outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) if you grant us explicit consent to do so or if we provide adequate safeguards for data protection related to the transferred data. In the context of Google Analytics and/or the use of analytical, marketing, and social media cookies, your Personal Data may be transferred, once your consent is given, to companies based in the United States and stored on servers located in the United States. Please note that such transmission may pose a risk to the processing of your Personal Data due to the absence of an adequacy decision and appropriate safeguards. In particular, the transmission and processing of Personal Data by our partners in the United States may be subject to surveillance programs by U.S. public authorities, and your Personal Data may be accessed by U.S. intelligence agencies or federal investigators. Non-U.S. individuals also do not have the same opportunities to counteract surveillance by competent U.S. authorities. Furthermore, the United States does not have a single data protection authority. If you use the Site when you are outside of France and the EEA, your information will be transferred outside these territories to allow you access.

7.9 Your Rights You have the right to access, rectify, erase, port, and limit the processing of your data, as well as the right to object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of Personal Data based on our legitimate interest. For more information, especially on the exercise of your rights, please refer to our Data Protection Policy. Requests related to the exercise of your rights can be made:

  • to the following postal address: 41bis Avenue Bosquet – 75007 PARIS; or
  • via the contact page form. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL), the competent supervisory authority.

Please note that this translation is provided for informational purposes, and you should refer to the original French text for any legal or official use.