ABOUT COOKIES

When you visit the Parrot side, “cookies” are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone (device). These cookies are files which are used to collect information on your visit and allow us to provide the services you want and need. We use cookies in order to allow you to get the best out of the functionalities that our site offers.

This page is to help you understand how the cookies work and how to use currently available tools to configure them.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?


A cookie is a small text file stored on your device when you visit the site or see an advertisement. Their purposes include collecting information on your browsing and to offer you personalised services.

The cookies on your device are managed using your web browser.

COOKIE PROVIDERS


Parrot cookies

These are cookies stored by Parrot on your device to meet the needs of navigation on our website, and to optimise and personalise the services we offer through the site.

Third-party cookies

These are cookies stored by other companies (for example, advertising providers or partners) in order to identify the your particular interests on the basis of the products you consult on our site and personalise the advertising addressed to you on our site or outside our site. They may be stored when you browse through our site or when you click on the advertising spaces on our site. We have no control over the cookies stored by advertising providers who act on their own behalf. In the course of advertising partnerships we may have reason to pass data on to partners acting on our behalf concerning your purchases and the products viewed on our site. We ensure that partner companies agree to process the information collected on our site exclusively for the requirements of Parrot and in accordance with our instructions, in accordance with the amended “information technology and freedom” law of 6 January 1978 and undertake to take appropriate steps to secure and protect the confidentiality of such data.

COOKIES USED


Cookies which are strictly necessary (1)

Our site uses some cookies which are required for it to function properly. They allow you to use the main functionalities of the site. Without these cookies you will not be able to use the site in a normal way. These are cookies stored by Parrot which relate only to the operability of our site.

The “essential cookies” for the use of our site are as follows:

Name : csrftoken
Description : Django token for anti CSRF protection

Cross-site Request Forgery, abbreviated CSRF (sometimes pronounced sea-surfing in English) or XSRF, is a type of vulnerability of web services. This cookie is used to protect against it.

Source : Wikipedia

Analytics cookies (3)

These are cookies that allow us to see how our site is used and how it performs and to improve its operation (for example, which pages are viewed most often). These are mainly Parrot cookies.

Names :  __utma, __utmz
Description : https://technicallypossible.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/what-does-_utma-mean-in-a-cookie/

__utma stores the number of times that a user has visited the site.

__utmz tracks where the visitor came from, which search engine they used, which link they clicked, what keywords they used, and whereabouts in the world they were when they accessed the site.

Name : _ga
Description : Google Analytics

This cookie is used by Google to distinguish between unique users by allocating a randomly generated number, like a customer ID. The aim here is to produce statistics for audience analysis.

Functional cookies (4)

These are cookies that enable us to personalise your experience on our site (for example, reminders of the last products you viewed). They also allow you to benefit from our personalised advice and offers on the basis of where you are browsing from (for example, if you come from one of our partner sites). They can also be used to provide you with functions which you have requested, such as personalised advice.

These are cookies stored by Parrot.

The main “functional cookies" that we use:

Name : django_language
Description : Record the selected language (or default)

Names :   NID, PREF, SNID
Description :Google Maps permet d'inclure des cartes avec l'emplacement des magasins Parrot. En savoir plus : http://www.google.com/intl/en_gb/help/terms_maps.html

Cookies and plug-ins for social networks (social media buttons) (1)

These social media cookies allow users to share pages and content via third party social networks. They are also used to target the advertising offered on social networks.

Our site also uses social media “plug-ins” or buttons.

Social media plug-ins facilitate the sharing of pages and content from our site on various social platforms. For example, they allow you to “like” and share information from our site with your friends on the social networks.

For this purposes these plug-ins use cookies that enable users’ browsing to be tracked whether or not you are a user of these platforms and whether or not you are signed into the social network while you are browsing. These cookies also enable targeted advertising on these platforms.

For more information on the use of your personal data in relation to the social networks you can consult the privacy policies of the third party social networks concerned.

Name : __atuvc
Description : AddThis

This cookie is associatred with the AddThis social sharing widget. It allows visitors to share content on the social networks. It stores the number of times that a page has been shared.

ACCEPTING OR REFUSING COOKIES


There are a variety of ways to manage cookies.

The settings of your web browser

You can choose to deactivate these cookies at any time. Your browser can also be configured to notify you of cookies when they are stored on your device and ask you whether to accept them. You can accept or refuse cookies on a case by case basis or set them to be refused automatically. Please note that this setting is likely to change the conditions of access to our services which require the use of cookies. If your browser is configured to refuse cookies, you will not be able to make purchases or benefit from key functions of our site, such as putting items in your shopping basket or receiving personalised recommendations. To manage cookies in the way that’s best for your needs we recommend you configure your browser taking account of the purposes of cookies as mentioned above.

How to check or block the storage of cookies:

The settings for each browser are different. They are described in the help menu of your browser, which will tell you how to configure the cookie settings you want.
You can deactivate cookies by following the following instructions:

1/ if you use Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click on the “Tools” button, then on “Internet options”.
On the “General” tab, under “Browsing history”, click on “Settings” Click on the button “Display files”.

2/ if you use Firefox

Go to the browser’s “Tools” menu and select the menu item “Options”.
In the window which opens up, select “Privacy” and click on “Show Cookies...”

3/ if you use Safari

In the browser, select the menu item “Edit > Preferences”.
Click on “Privacy”. Click on “Details”.

4/ if you use Google Chrome

Click on the “Tools” menu icon. Select “Options”. Click on the “advanced options” tab and access the “confidentiality” section. Click on the “Content settings” button. Check for "Cookies" section and click on "Cookies and site data".

Configuration using a cookie management platform

You can manage your cookies by making use of cookie management platforms offered by advertising professionals.

For more information on cookies, we suggest checking the Wikipedia website.

Last update: September 2015