WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file from the server of the website that you visit and is written on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. The cookie contains a unique code to recognise your browser during your visit to the website or during future repeated visits. Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners with whom this website collaborates. A website's server can only read the cookies it has placed itself; it has no access to any other information on your computer or mobile device.
The content of a cookie usually consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiration date and a unique encrypted code.
The shelf life of this data on your computer is limited to 1 year.
Cookies generally ensure an easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website (e.g. a cookie retains the user's chosen language). Effectively, they memorise your preferences and allow you to speed up your subsequent access to the site and facilitate your visits.
What's more, they help you navigate between different parts of the website. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or advertising on that site more relevant to the visitor and tailor the website to the personal tastes and needs of the visitor.
THE DIFFERENT TYPE OF COOKIES USED
COOKIES STRICTLY NECESSARY FOR NAVIGATION
These cookies are required to allow the visit to our website and the use of certain parts of it.
- navigating between the different sections of the website
- completing forms
- securely verifying your identity before granting access to your personal information when a personal account has been created.
If you later refuse these cookies, certain sections of the website will not work properly, if at all.
These cookies are intended to facilitate and analyse the operation of our website and make its use more pleasant and personalised.
- the customisation of services by remembering your preferences (choice of language, services, location, etc.)
- Avoiding the repetition of your choices during each visit to the site and collecting information from online forms.
- Providing statistics (e.g. unique visitor numbers) to analyse the use of the site and the popularity of our pages.
When you visit our website, socio-demographic and profile data are collected which are stored anonymously in a commercial cookie.
Commercial cookies are installed by advertisers when their ad is aired. Commercial cookies do not contain personal data.
They prevent you from being repeatedly confronted with the same advertisements, measuring the effectiveness of our various marketing actions, advertising, and customising advertising according to your actions on our site.
These cookies are placed on our site by third parties: Google, Facebook, Doubleclick, Linkedin, Twitter, Act-On, Adform, and Hubspot.
They improve the content and operation of the site through the use of Google Analytics, improve the delivery of advertising and/or content on partner sites, track our banners on other sites and optimise them using tools like Adform or Doubleclick.
SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES
We may include third-party computer applications on our site that allow you to share content from our site with others or to let others know about your consultation or opinion concerning the content on our site. This is particularly the case with "Share" and "Like" buttons from social networks such as Facebook "Twitter," etc.
The social network is likely to identify you with this button, even if you didn't use it when you visited our site. This type of application button can allow the social network concerned to track your browsing on our site, simply because your social network account was activated on your terminal (open session) while you were browsing our site.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site and associated with the personal data to which they have access. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks in order to learn about the purposes of use, especially advertising, of the browsing information they can collect through these application buttons. These protection policies should allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, including setting up your usage accounts for each of these networks.
When connecting to a site, certain data is automatically transmitted to the site by the navigation software used by the user. This data contains the TCP/IP address (a number that identifies a computer on the network), the brands and version of the browser as well as the operating system and the last web page viewed.
The information collected is anonymous and does not allow you to identify as a person. Indeed, cookie-related information cannot be associated with a name and/or surname because it does not contain personal data.
For more information on the processing of your personal data on our sites, IGIL SC – Palais des Congrès (Liège Convention Centre) has a preferred contact address : firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn more about our legal and privacy references
AGREEMENT ABOUT COOKIES
The recording of a cookie on a terminal is essentially conditional on the will of the Terminal user, which the Terminal user can express and modify at any time and free of charge through the choices offered to him by his browser software.
If you have accepted the registration of cookies on your Terminal via your browser software, the cookies embedded in the pages and the contents you have viewed may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your Terminal. They will only be readable by their transmitter.
REFUSAL OF COOKIES
If you refuse to register cookies on your device, or if you remove those registered, you will no longer be able to benefit from a number of features that are nevertheless necessary to navigate certain spaces of our site: for example, if you are trying to access our content or services that require you to identify yourself, when we or our providers cannot recognise, for technical reasons, the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings, or the country from which your device appears to be connected to the internet.
We would like to inform you that the refusal to install or the removal of cookies necessary for correct navigation on our site can lead to the degraded operation of our services. This personal choice is made to you at your own risk, and its consequences cannot be considered to be our fault.
Most internet browsers are automatically configured to accept cookies. However, you can set up your browser to accept or block cookies.
You can remove cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device at any time.
However, we cannot guarantee you access to all the services of its website if the registration of cookies has been refused.
If you want to opt out of commercial cookies (including Google), you can do so via the following website:http://www.youronlinechoices.com/be-fr/
In your browser settings, you have the option to refuse the installation of cookies. How cookies are activated and deleted depends on your device and your internet browser.
You can set up your navigation software so that cookies are stored on your device or rejected, either systematically or depending on their issuer.
You can also set up your navigation software so that you'll be offered acceptance or rejection of cookies on an ad hoc basis before a cookie is likely to be registered in your device.
Just go to your browser's help menu to find out how to change your cookie choices.