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This website, like most internet websites uses <cookies>.  Cookies are small files that are loaded to the hard drive of your computer during your visit to such websites.  They contain information about the computer, but do not normally include any personal information.  These files cannot be used to infect your computer with viruses or malware.

Basic, anonymous, information about the user is held within these cookie files (eg. an identifier) as well as information that will improve your visit experience, and that are required in order to optimize and properly display the information contained on the site.

This information is used to:

  • Recognizing users that are logged in to the site, allowing them to view the various web pages without having to provide their user ID and password on each page.
  • Registering the user’s preferences – regarding viewing the contents and the viewing format (this means that the user does not have to set his viewing preferences each time he/she visits the site)
  • Registering the pages visited by the user – this allows the gathering of information that will assist in improving the presentation of the content and the way in which one navigates through the pages.

We include the following types of cookies on our website:

  • Interior – set up by our website, with the objective of having the site work properly
  • Identifying–set up by our website in order to identify user log in and user sessions
  • Exterior – set up by partners of our website, such as (for instance) Google, which serve to analyze the traffic on our site, studying the sources of this traffic as well as the actions performed by the users.

Users of our website can, at any time, stop the exchange of information provided by these cookies, simply by changing their options within their internet browser.

The user can also selectively configure his/her internet browser to accept or reject cookies from specific websites, or from all websites.  Restricting cookies will result in the loss of functionality that was described above, and that require the use of cookies.  In keeping with the regulations of the Telecommunications Laws, which require user acceptance of cookies, configuring your browser to allow cookies on your computer is considered as proof of such acceptance.

How to change options in the most popular browsers

  • Google Chrome

From the menu (in the top right-hand corner), selectSettings >Show Advanced Options.In the Privacy section, selectContent Settings.  In the Cookies section, you can select from the following options:

    • Removing cookies
    • Default blocking of cookies
    • Default allowing of cookies
    • Default treatment of cookies and browser history on closing the browser
    • Choosing exceptions in the treatment of cookies for specific sites or domains

  • Internet Explorer

Click on the menu (top right-hand corner), select:  Tools>InternetOptions>Privacy, then click on Sites.  Choose your level, using the slider, and then confirm your choice by clicking on OK.

  • Mozilla Firefox

From the browser menu: Tools>Options>Privacy.  Activate the following field: Firefox “will use the user settings”.
To accept cookies, click onAccept Cookies.  If you do not wish to accept cookies, ignore this field.

  • Opera

In the browser menu: Tools>Preferences>AdvancedOptions.
Determining whether you accept cookies or not is done by clicking (or not) on the Cookies field.

  • Safari

In the Safari drop-down menu, choose Preferences and then click on the Safety icon.  Select the level in the “Accept cookies” field.