This Cookie Policy is an integral part of our Personal Data Protection Charter.

Depending on your preference settings, the information collected as you browse this website may be saved or read on your hard disk. This page will help you better understand how cookies work and how you can configure them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your hard drive when you visit a website or consult an advertisement. They are notably used to gather information on your website browsing patterns and to target you with personalised services. Cookies are managed in your computer by your Internet browser. Cookies do not have the ability to identify you as such.

Different types of cookies and issuers

It is important to distinguish between the cookies placed on your hard drive by the FBF for the purpose of browsing our website and third-party cookies, which are placed by third-party companies (e.g. advertising networks or partners).

Functional cookies

The FBF uses cookies for the purpose of operating its website. Some cookies are known as tracker cookies as they enable the website to identify your browser in order to save your account connection information and preferences.

Analytical cookies

This information is collected to measure audiences and other statistics, with a view to improving the quality of FBF tools, detecting potential problems, and proposing new content. The FBF does not control cookies that may be placed on your hard drive by our Google Analytics tool, which is maintained by the company Google. Click here to understand how traffic analysis cookies work.

Social network cookies

Web pages containing social network buttons allow social networks to place trackers in order to analyse your interests. The FBF does not control the cookies that may be deposited by social networks and recommends that you visit the various platforms to find out how the information recorded via the presence of these buttons is used. The social networks concerned are: Facebook and Twitter

Accepting and refusing cookies

You may choose to deactivate these cookies at any time. You may accept or refuse cookies on a case by case basis or systematically refuse them once and for all.

We remind you that the configuration of your preferences may modify your conditions of access to our services requiring the use of cookies.

If your browser is configured to refuse all cookies, you will be unable to benefit from our essential website functions. In order to manage cookies to best match your expectations, we recommend that you configure your browser to take account of the purpose served by cookies as mentioned above.

Here is how you may control or prevent cookies from being recorded:

Each browser is configured differently. The settings are described in the Help menu on your browser, which shows you how to change your cookie preferences.

You may deactivate cookies by following the instructions as explained below:

1/ For users of the Internet Explorer browser

· In Internet Explorer, click on the Tools button, then Internet Options.

· In Navigation History, click Parameters in the General tab.

· Click the Display Files button.

· Click the Name column header to arrange the files in alphabetical order, then run through the list until you find files beginning with the prefix “Cookie” (all cookies start with this prefix and usually contain the name of the website that created them).

· Select the cookie(s) with the name “FBF” and delete them.

· Close the window containing the list of files, then click OK twice to return to Internet Explorer.

2/ For users of the Firefox browser

· Go to the browser’s “Tools” tab and select the “Options” menu.

· A window opens: select “Privacy Settings” then click on “Display Cookies”.

· Find the files containing the name “FBF”. Select and delete them.

3/ For users of the Safari browser

In your browser, select the Edit menu > Preferences.

· Click Security.

· Click Display Cookies.

· Select the cookies containing the name “FBF” then select Delete or Delete All.

· After deleting the cookies, click Finish.

4/ For users of the Google Chrome browser

· Click the Tools icon in the menu.

· Select Options.

· Click the Advanced Options tab to access the “Confidentiality” section.

· Click the Display Cookies button.

· Find the files containing the name “FBF”. Select and delete them.

· Click Close to return to your browser.

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