In order to better inform you about their role, the constraints related to their acceptance or refusal and the steps to follow to block their installation on your computer, Piston Addict presents its cookie management policy.
1° THE ROLE OF COOKIES OR CONNECTION FILES
Cookies make it possible to collect information concerning your consultation of the website (https://www.pistonaddict.com) in order to adjust and direct your navigation as well as possible. Managed by the browser, the connection files make it possible to precisely determine the services and information that you are looking for from the sections and pages that you consult.
For optimal use of the website and its services, different types of cookies are used depending on their purpose:
- session cookies are mainly installed on merchant sites to save during the entire browsing sequence, certain data entered upstream,
- functional cookies take browsing preferences into account (language, screen resolution, etc.), or manage the information entered during previous browsing sessions (login identifiers, subscribed services, data entered, etc.),
- analytical cookies make it possible to count Internet users while analyzing their behavior during the visit to the website in order to generate traffic statistics,
- third-party cookies are placed on the Internet user’s browser by advertising agencies or website partners, as well as by social networks and video platforms linked to said site.
The data collected by the connection files does not allow you to be identified by name, they are only used for the proper functioning of the website and are never communicated by Piston Addict to other structures.
2° THE COOKIES PRESENT ON THE PISTONADDICT.COM SITE
Depending on their nature and the type of data they collect, the cookies used on the https://www.pistonaddict.com website require your consent for their use or, on the contrary, are exempt from it.
2.1° Functional cookies
The National Commission for Computing and Liberties (CNIL) recommends dispensing with the collection of consent for cookies necessary for the proper functioning of the website or whose sole purpose is to facilitate communication by electronic means.
This mainly concerns session identifier cookies, media player session cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing or created session cookies as well as cookies for personalizing your user interface.
2.2° Tracking cookies
According to the legislation in force confirmed by the RGPD, all cookies allowing targeting or profiling require before their sending to your browser: the collection of your consent, the possibility of opposing their use, the information that the continuation of navigation constitutes consent to the deposit of cookies on your terminal.
This concerns both audience measurement cookies (Analytics) and sharing cookies on social networks (Facebook, etc.), these cookies are therefore subject to the privacy policies of the publishers of these software applications.
2.2.1° Audience measurement cookies
Google Analytics cookies are used to establish statistics relating to the use of the website: https://www.pistonaddict.com.
They have been configured in such a way as to collect data making the collection of your consent optional:
- the cookies deposited are only used for the production of anonymous statistics, the IP address allowing you to be geolocated is not more precise than the scale of the city, concretely the last two bytes of the IP address are deleted,
- the cookies allowing the establishment of your traceability as well as your IP addresses are not kept beyond 13 months from the first visit.
2.2.2° Data sharing cookies
Sharing cookies on social networks (Facebook, etc.) are issued and managed by the application publishers. Subject to your consent, these cookies make it easy to share content published on the website: https://www.pistonaddict.com using dedicated application buttons.
The privacy policies of social networks are available on the following pages:
- Facebook: https://fr-fr.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update
- Pinterest: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
- Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
2.2.3° Video platform cookies
Cookies related to the viewing of videos on YouTube are issued and managed by the publisher of the video platform. Subject to your consent, these cookies are sent to your web user’s browser when playing videos published on the website: https://www.pistonaddict.com and hosted on the platform.