1. PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
The Sodexo Group considers the protection of your Personal Data to be of great importance.
“Personal Data” refers to any information regarding an identified or identifiable natural person; an “identifiable natural person” is considered to be a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or one or more specific pieces of information relating to their physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity (hereinafter the “Data subject”).
“Preferences Section” refers to the interface on which you shall be able to accept or refuse, at any time, the saving of certain cookies on your Terminal and where you can consult all the information about them.
“we”, “us” or “our” refers to the Sodexo Group entity that conducts the Personal Data Processing activities.
“Data Processor” refers to the natural or legal person that processes Personal Data on behalf of the Data Controller.
“you” refers to any user / visitor to the Portal.
“Terminal / Terminals” refers to your computer, tablet computer, smartphone or any other appliance/device that allows you to access and visit our Portal.
“Portal” refers to this online portal and/or, where applicable, the mobile application and any sub-sites, mirror sites, portals or different URLs related thereto.
3. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
In this Policy, the term “cookies” is used to refer to cookies and other similar technologies (for example “web beacons”).
A “cookie” is a small data file that is sent through your browser when you are on our Portal and saved on your Terminal. This file includes information such as the domain name, the internet service provider, the operating system, and the date and time of access by the user. These cookies do not pose any threat to your Terminal and in particular make it possible to help you to browse on our Portal efficiently and to perform certain functions.
If you do not wish to receive cookies from our Portal you can configure this choice using the method described in section 6 below.
4. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
We may use the following cookies:
• Session cookies: these cookies enable us to track your actions during a browsing session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser;
• Persistent cookies: these cookies are stored on your Terminal until a defined expiry date, which may last for a few minutes or several days. They may be used for different purposes, in particular to remember your preferences and your choices when you consult our Portal or to target advertising;
• First-party cookies: these cookies are installed by our Portal at the time of your visit to improve your experience;
The cookies and other similar technologies used by our Portal are classified as follows:
- Essential cookies:
- Audience measurement cookies;
- Targeting cookies.
Essential cookies include the strictly necessary cookies that we use for the operation of our Portal.
The strictly necessary cookies are generally placed in response to actions that you take on our Portal and correspond to a request for services, such as the configuration of your privacy preferences, opening a session or when you fill in forms (e.g. to register for an event or to give your opinion).
You can configure your browser so that it blocks or warns you about the existence of these cookies, but please note that some pages of our Portal may no longer be displayed correctly or you shall no longer be able to use some of the Services that are offered to you.
AUDIENCE MEASUREMENT COOKIES
These cookies, which include analytical cookies, help us to assess the quality and the design of our Portal. They allow us to measure how often a page has been visited, to know which pages are visited the most and the least, and to see how visitors browse around our Portal so that we can improve their experience. The information provided by these cookies may be aggregated. If you do not accept these cookies (or if you withdraw your consent), we shall not have any indication to help us improve our Portal.
Our Portal may also occasionally use “web beacons” that identify the number of visitors who have accessed our Portal after having viewed one of our advertising banners placed on a third-party website. We do not use this technology to access your Personal Data. This technology is only used to establish global statistics about the visitors who access our Portal to assess the effectiveness of our advertisements.
Your consent is required to use most of the cookies referred to above. For further information on how to manage cookies on our Portal (in particular on giving and withdrawing your consent), please see section 6 below.
These cookies are implemented on our Portal by us and/or our advertising partners to show you the most relevant advertisements that correspond to your interests. These cookies only make it possible to identify your browser and your Terminal. If you do not accept these cookies, you will not benefit from advertisements that are targeted on your interests on other websites.
These cookies collect information about the following: the page from which you accessed the Portal, the page on which the advertisement was shown to you, the advertising material that you read, the Terminal that you used to access the Website and what you download.
Your consent is required to use most of the cookies referred to above. For further Information on how to manage cookies on our Portal (in particular on giving and withdrawing your consent), please see section 6 below.
5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP THESE COOKIES?
You can find out about the conservation time limit of the cookies saved on your Terminal by consulting our Preferences Section.
6. HOW CAN YOU MANAGE THE COOKIES ON OUR PORTAL?
The essential cookies do not require your consent.
We ask for your consent before saving the analytical and targeting cookies on your Terminal. You can give or refuse to give your consent for cookies at any time by:
- Opening our Preferences Section;
However, please note that deactivating some cookies may prevent you from enjoying all of the functional features of our Portal. For example, you may not benefit from automatic connection and other customization features on our Portal.
Please also note that you must configure each browser on your different Terminals. There are different ways to configure your browsers. We recommend that you refer to the “Help” section of the browser that you use to understand how to configure and apply your options.
- For Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/delete-and-manage-cookies-168dab11–0753–043d-7c16-ede5947fc64d;
- For Safari™: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/HT201265;
- For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en;
- For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop;
- For Opera™: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies.
You can also deactivate “Google Analytics” audience measurement cookies by downloading the module available from the following address: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/;
You can also deactivate the LinkedIn Insight web beacon by modifying your user settings on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/.
7. MODIFICATIONS TO THIS COOKIES POLICY
We may update or amend this policy from time to time in the event that our Services and our legal obligations change in a substantial manner. In the event that we make any significant changes to this policy, we shall publish an information note on our Portal at the time when the changes in question enter into force. Please consult this page regularly to keep track of any modifications.
If you have any questions or comments regarding this policy, please feel free to contact us using our Contact form or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our Group Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.
If you wish to file a complaint about us regarding the protection of your privacy, please complete our Contact form. You can also file a complaint with the French Data Protection Authority (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) on the following link: www.cnil.fr).
Last update: March 2021