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What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which may be saved on your computer when you visit a website. This text file contains information such as the language you choose on a website. When you visit that website again, that cookie is sent to that site, so that the website recognises your browser and may know in advance the language you would choose.

Cookies generally have an expiration date. Certain cookies are for instance automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookie), whereas others can remain much longer in your computer, sometimes until you delete them manually (persistent cookies).

Why do we use cookies?

BIPT, the administrator of the website, uses three types of cookies on this website:

  • essential cookies;
  • functional cookies;
  • analytical cookies.

To manage the content of this website, the software uses essential and functional cookies. These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of this website. You cannot block these cookies if you want to visit our website.

The BIPT also uses "MATOMO" for analytical purposes. This analytical tool places cookies that we use in order to quantify the visits (traffic) on the website. This allows us to know how many times a particular page is consulted. We only use this information to improve the content of our website or as a basis for a new campaign by determining certain topics of great interest.

List of essential cookies

These cookies are necessary for purely technical reasons for a normal visit of the website. Given the technical necessity, an information obligation solely applies, and these cookies are saved from the moment you access the website.

Name Expiry Content Purpose
PHPSESSIONID At the end of the session Token Flexmail Protects the subscription module for e-mail notifications of web threats.
BIGIpServer~SOC~router.prd At the end of the session A sequence of characters Assigns the processing of the requests of a user to a server.
Cda4047f0002d27d62…
(the name varies from one user to another)
At the end of the session A sequence of characters Assigns the processing of the requests of a user to a server.
BCSI-CS-7b69c91fad62…
(the name varies from one user to another)
At the end of the session A sequence of characters Assigns the processing of the requests of a user to a server.

List of functional cookies

You cannot block these cookies if you want to access this website, but they are saved only after a choice is made concerning the placement of cookies.

Name Expiry Content Purpose
cookie-agreed 90 days True Informs elasticms of your decision to accept cookies.

List of analytical cookies

You can decline these cookies if you want to surf on our website.

Name Expiry Content Purpose
_pk_id  28 days Token id Analysis of the website visits.
_pk_ses  30 minutes Session id Analysis of the website visits.

 

How can I see which cookies are saved in my device and how can I delete them?

If you wish to know which cookies have been saved on your device or if you can delete them, you can use a parameter of your browser. You will find more information on how to do it via the following links.

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Firefox (mobile) Chrome (mobile) Safari (mobile) Microsoft Edge

If you use another browser, you can check if the procedure for your browser is mentioned in this explanatory website.

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BIPT processes these personal data (e-mail address (possibly your name and forename) and interests) in order to send you these messages; your data will no longer be processed and will be deleted if you unsubscribe from this service. Learn more about cookies or the protection of your data.

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