Infovista cookie policy

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1.  INTRODUCTION

The Website www.Infovista.com(hereinafter, the “Website”) is managed by Infovista SAS, with registered office in 23 avenue Carnot, 91300 Massy, France, (hereinafter, “Infovista” or the “Data Controller”), which can be contacted at the following e-mail address: privacy@infovista.com)

Infovista, as Data Controller, hereby provides information regarding the use of cookies on the Website, their purposes thereof, the user’s rights and the option available to manage cookies. 

This Cookie Policy may be subject to changes, also as a consequence of possible regulatory amendments and/or integrations. In any case, changes will be notified in advance and the user can always consult the text of this Cookie Policy constantly updated on the Website, as well as view any relevant information in the Website Privacy Notice.

2.  WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text strings that the Website sends to the user’s terminal (e.g. computer, smartphone, tablet), where they are stored and then sent back to the same Website the next time the same user visits it.

3.  WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?

The use of cookies offers several advantages when providing information society services, including: (i) facilitating the user’s browsing on the Website and access to the multiple services offered; (ii) avoiding the need for the user to set up the general characteristics each time he/she accesses the Website; (iii) promoting the improvement of the services provided through the Website, as a result of the corresponding analysis of the information obtained through the cookies installed; (iv) fostering personalized commercial initiatives based on the choices made by the user.

4.  WHICH CATEGORIES OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE?

The cookies used on this Website may be distinguished by the following criteria:

a)  based on who manages cookies:

  • first party cookies: these are cookies installed directly by the Data Controller (or processors acting on its behalf) through the Website. The Data Controller processes the data collected from the first party cookies for its own purposes, regardless of whether it programmed the cookie itself or has implemented the cookie of another legal entity (see the list of processors which cookies are used on the Website below);
  • third party cookies: these are cookies installed through the Website by third parties other than Infovista and processed by such third-parties for purposes they solely determine. In particular, such cookies are controlled in their entirety by the relevant third party as set out in their respective privacy and cookie policies. Third parties use the cookies to track user behavior on the Website and across other third-party Websites (especially for user-specific advertising). For the full list of third-party partners that use third-party cookies on the Website, and more information on the purpose of such cookies and settings to accept or refuse such cookies, please refer to their privacy policy by clicking here;

b)  based on the time they remain enabled:

  • session cookies: these cookies store the necessary information during the browsing session and are deleted immediately after the session expires, i.e. when the browser is closed;
  • persistent cookies: these cookies are stored on the user’s hard disk and the Website reads them each time the user visits the Website. A persistent cookie has a specific expiry date, after which it will stop working;

c)  based on the purpose: 

  • technical cookies: these cookies are necessary to allow the user to browse the Website and to benefit from its functionalities. If strictly necessary for the use of the Website, these cookies do not require the user’s prior consent and cannot be switched off. Without these cookies some services or functions could not be provided and the browsing of the Website would not be easy and functional;
  • analytics cookies: these cookies are used to obtain statistical information, in an aggregate manner or not, on the number of users accessing the Website and about how the Website is used. Where required by the applicable laws, if the user does not consent to these types of cookies, the Data Controller will not be able to improve the Website based on information from the user’s visit;
  • profiling cookies: these cookies are used to trace the user’s profile in order to display advertisements on the Website target on the basis of the user’s interests, tastes and consumption habits. If the user does not consent to these types of cookies, he/she will experience less targeted advertising (but not less advertising overall).

The Website uses technical, analytics cookies and profiling cookies. 

5.  HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES?

Except for technical essential cookies which are necessary for the functioning of the Website, Infovista will only use cookies with the user’s prior consent. In principle, it is possible to use the Website without cookies, but it may alter the functioning or availability of the Website. If the user wish to make use of the full Website features, he/she should accept cookies that enable to use certain features or make it more convenient for the user to do so. The user can exercise his/her choice per cookie purpose as provided below.

In particular, pursuant to the applicable data protection laws, the installation of functional (i.e. technical cookies other than strictly necessary, as explained above), analytics and third party profiling cookies requires the user’s prior consent. For this reason, when the user accesses the Website, a banner is displayed, informing him/her that (i) analytics and/or third party profiling cookies are used on the Website and that (ii) by clicking on the cookie acceptance button, he/she consents to their use. Otherwise, the user can decide which cookies to install on the Website by clicking on the appropriate cookie management section and selecting his/her preferences. If the user consents to the installation of cookies, Infovista will track his/her consent by means of a technical cookie. Thus, the cookie banner will not be shown to the user in case of subsequent visits to the Website. 

The user can object to the use of cookies at any time with effect for the future by using the “Cookie Policy” link available from the footer of the Website pages, without compromising the ability to visit the Website and enjoy its contents. 

Please note that the user can also exercise his/her rights regarding the personal data that are collected by way of cookies, as described in the Website Privacy Notice or in the Infovista’s partners privacy notices, as provided in the tables below.

In addition to giving the specific consent to the use of (certain or all cookies, other than strictly necessary technical cookies) upon first access to the Website or when the Data Controller introduces new cookies on our Website, by modifying the settings of the browser used, the user can also decide to generally subject the installation of any type of cookie to his/her acceptance or to generally prevent it.  Each browser’s setup is different and it is described in the “Help” menu of the browser itself. In order to understand how to set the cookies, the user can consult the instructions provided by the providers of the most popular browsers, which are available at the following links:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer
Opera 
Safari

Where the user utilizes a different browser, Infovista recommends to check the manual of the specific browser used in order to understand how to configure the cookie management. 
Furthermore, with specific reference to third party cookies, users are free to block the installation of all or some of these cookies or to withdraw their consent at any time, without compromising their ability to visit the Website and enjoy its contents. In order to proceed with the deactivation or to find out how to do it, please also read carefully the third party cookie information notices following the links in the table above. The user can also manage his/her preferences on third party cookies by visiting the Website Your Online Choices or All About Computer Cookies and following the instructions provided there.

6.  WHICH COOKIES DOES THE WEBSITE USE?

Technical Cookies

Technical cookies are those that the Data Controller uses for the sole purpose of allowing the user to visit the Website and enjoy it. They can be further divided into:

  • browser cookies: these cookies guarantee the common browsing and use of the Website, allowing, for instance, to book an appointment or to authenticate for accessing reserved areas. Therefore, they are strictly necessary for the browsing and use of the Website and, thus, do not require the user’s consent. These are generally session cookies, which are automatically deleted when closing the browser;
  • functionality cookies: these cookies allow the user to browse the Website according to a set of selected criteria (for instance, the language or country of origin) in order to improve the service provided on the Website. Therefore, without the user’s consent, some of the services and functionalities provided on the Website may not function properly. These are persistent cookies, which remain on the computer in use even after the browser is closed, until the expiry date provided for each cookie (typically from two months to two years) or the user deletes them.

The following technical cookies are currently used on the Website:

Name of the party placing the cookie Cookie name Cookie purpose Link
Vimeo Vuid These cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on website to capture the video views. Vimeo policy
Ceros _ce.cch This cookie captures functional cookies required for the Ceros platform. Ceros Policy
Infovista website __atrfs This cookie is used to identify the visitor across visits and devices.   
Infovista website  anj This cookie contains data denoting whether a cookie ID is synced with an AppNexus partner.  
Cloudflare __cf_bm This cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots. Cloudflare policy
Infovista Website OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  
Microsoft SRM_B This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie that ensures the proper functioning of this website. Microsoft policy
Prfct.co pa_uid This cookie is used to enable user to share pages through third party social networking websites.  
Microsoft MUID  This cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier.  It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts.  Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking. Microsoft policy
Cloudfare __cflb This cookie is used by Cloudfare for load balancing.  Cloudflare policy
Infovista website __atuvs  This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.  

  

Other than as per the general browser settings (as explained above), The User can generally deactivate first party technical cookies that are strictly necessary (i.e. not requiring the user’s consent) by clicking on the relevant links listed above or, in case of third party cookies, by accessing the respective privacy information notices and, where relevant, consent forms. However, by deleting or blocking these cookies, the Website (or its functionalities) may not work properly or efficiently.

Analytics Cookie 

Analytics cookies are used on the Website to collect statistical information, in an aggregate or individual manner, on the number of users accessing the Website and about how they visit the Website. Without the user’s consent, Infovista will not be able to improve the Website based on information from the user’s visit.

The following analytics cookies, including third party analytics cookies, are installed on the Website:

Name of the party placing the cookie Cookie name Cookie purpose Link
Google Analytics _ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics.This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. Google policy
LinkedIN Bscookie Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. LinkedIn Policy
Marketo _mkto_trk This cookie is associated with an email marketing service provided by Marketo. This tracking cookie allows a website to link visitor behaviour to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness.  
nr-data.net JSESSIONID General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.  
Google Analytics _gclxxxx Google conversion tracking cookie Google policy
Adroll __adroll This cookie name is associated with the re-marketing services from Adroll.  It is generally set as a first party cookie. Re-marketing is the practise of displaying online advertising targeted to users who have already visited the advertisers site, to encourage them to return. Adroll policy

 

Profiling Cookies 

Profiling cookies are used to create a profile of the user, based on his/her preferences and interests when surfing the net, in order to offer targeted advertisements. In this way, the advertisements shown on the Website can be more interesting for the user. 

Profiling cookies are installed by third parties who act as independent data controllers or possibly also as joint controller together with Infovista (third party cookies).  Please find below the list of the third party profiling cookies currently used on the Website, together with the link to the privacy information pages created by their product developers.

Name of the party placing the cookie Cookie name Cookie purpose Link
Twitter  pa_twitter_ts This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting. Twitter Policy
Youtube CONSENT This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. Youtube Policy
LinkedIn UserMatchHistory This cookie is used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor's preferences. LinkedIn Policy
Facebook _fbp Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Facebook Policy
Google Double Click IDE This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange. Google policy
Microsoft Bing Ads _uetvid This is a cookie utilized by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website. Microsoft policy
LinkedIn Ads Lang There are many different types of cookies associated with this name, and a more detailed look at how it is used on a particular website is generally recommended. However, in most cases it will likely be used to store language preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored language. LinkedIn Policy
Marketo app-lon05.marketo.com Remembering preferences or where contact left off in his use of the website. Measuring usage of Infovista websites so that we can improve them, tailor our websites to contact interests, and conduct market research. Understanding interests so we can provide more relevant Infovista ads and content on non-Infovista websites. Marketo Policy

 

 7.  ARE THE DATA TRANSFERRED ABROAD?

The data processing carried out in the context of this Cookies Policy may entail to transfer to third countries outside the European Economic Area which do not benefit from a decision of adequacy by the European Commission and do not offer the same level of data protection as in the European Union. In such case, Infovista has implemented appropriate safeguards, including the stipulation of standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission and/or additional contractual measures to ensure the protection of the personal data transferred. Such safeguards are available by reading the Website Privacy Notice or reaching out to Infovista at privacy@infovista.com.

With specific reference to the information collected by means of the third party cookies used in the Website, instead, such third-party cookies may entail the transfer of the user’s personal data by the corresponding third parties (as identified above in this Cookie Policy) to countries outside the European Economic Area. These international transfers of data (if any), are controlled in its entirety by the relevant third party as set out in their respective privacy and cookie policies available at the links provided above. 

8.  HOW TO CONTACT INFOVISTA?

For further information, including on privacy rights and how to exercise them, please read the Website Privacy Notice available on the Website or contact Infovista at the following e-mail address: privacy@infovista.com.  

9.  CHANGES AND UPDATES

This Cookie Policy is valid from the date of update indicated below. However, Infovista may subsequently update and/or integrate this Cookie Policy, also as consequence of possible subsequent amendments and/or integrations of the applicable laws. Changes will be notified in advance and Users will be able to consult the constantly updated version of this Cookie Policy.

19-07-2022