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Cookie policy

1. Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer by the web browser while browsing our website on your computer, mobile, tablet or smartwatch. Data stored in cookies may be read by our servers next time you visit the website.

We use cookies to ensure the proper functioning of our web site, and to improve your experience and your interaction with it.

2. Consent

Your consent is required for the use of some cookies. This consent is given through a cookie consent banner, and is valid for a period of 1 year (if the cookie has not been deleted in the meantime).

3. Cookies used by our website

We use the following cookies:

  • Functional: These cookies allow us to improve the functioning and the user experience on the web site. For example, data is stored when you sign in to the website. These cookies don’t require your consent.
  • Analytics: An anonymous cookie is stored on your computer the first time you visit a website. This cookie is used every time you visit the website and the following data may be collected:

– The number of unique visitors

– The number of times a visitor visits the website in a given time period

– The visited pages

– The duration of visit by page

– The last page visited before leaving the website

  • Website improvement and APIs: These cookies allow us to try different versions of a page and to know which one is the most used. They also allow us to analyze your browsing behavior, to learn how you interact with our websites, and to provide customized features and services.
  • Social networks: These cookies let you use your social media account to log in to Geneanet. They can also contain tracking data about your Internet browsing behavior.
  • Online video platforms: These cookies allow our visitors to view videos from online video platforms directly on our website. Although Geneanet does not use cookies for advertising purposes, these third-party cookies will also collect and use your browsing data to show you ads and content that are relevant to you.

4. Your rights

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives you rights concerning data about you. You can exercise the right of opposition, the right of access and the right to rectify personal data, at any time. You also have the right to object to the processing and transferability of your personal data. You can send us an email at cgu@geneanet.org to exercise these rights. If you want to exercise the right of access to personal data stored in a cookie, you must attach a copy of this cookie to the email. Cookies can be found in your web browser settings. To prevent abuse, you may be required to sign in on our website.

5. Block and delete cookies

You can block and delete cookies at any time through your web browser settings. You can also set your web browser to send a message when a cookie is stored on your computer, or to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer. Deleting cookies may affect the use of our website.

Please see the help pages of your web browser or click the following links:

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac