Cookies Policy

1. Definitions

Cookies are data stored in the User’s end device that the site uses to send information to the User’s browser and then enables this browser to send information back to the original site (e.g., preferred language or a date).

There are different types of cookies:

• session cookies that disappear as soon as the User leaves the site;
• permanent cookies that remain on the User’s device until they expire or until the User deletes them using the features of his/her browser.

Users are informed that cookies may be installed on their terminal device when they visit the Site.

2. Purposes of cookies used

The Vigo Law Office, in its capacity as controller, processes personal data, in particular for the following purposes:

• to provide services or information requested by Users;
• to respond to Users’ questions and requests;
• to process employment applications submitted by Users;
• to ensure and improve the operation and security of the Site;
• to perform anonymised statistical calculations;
• to analyse the traffic and use of the site.

User Data will only be processed for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.

3. What cookies do we use?

The cookies used on the site are third-party cookies chosen by Vigo Avocats solely for the purpose of achieving specified objectives.

Vigo Avocats uses the services offered by the US company Google Inc. In this respect, the firm uses Google Analytics, the statistical tool developed by Google Inc., which generates a cookie with a unique identifier that will expire after six months. To adapt the site to Users’ requests, Vigo Avocats measures the number of visits, the number of pages viewed, the activity of Users on the site and how frequently they return.
For additional information, Users may visit Google’s “Protection of your data” page at the following address: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

In addition, Vigo Avocats uses the AddThis service, which enables it to include “share” links to social networks on the pages of the site. The cookies AddThis stores enable Users to view in real time the updated count of shares for a page. For additional information, Users may review AddThis’ privacy policy at the following address:
http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy

4. Cookie management

Users may at any time choose to disable cookies on the Site.

The procedure to follow to configure the browser to refuse the aforementioned cookies is described below:

– If you use the Internet Explorer browser :

To configure cookies :
1. Once Internet Explorer is open, click the “Tools” button, then “Internet Options”.
2. Click the “Privacy” tab, drag the slider to the desired privacy level, and click “OK”.
3. As you move the slider, Internet Explorer provides a description of the types of cookies that are blocked or allowed at that level of privacy.
4. Blocking cookies may prevent certain web pages from displaying properly.
For additional information, Users may visit the following page:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

To delete cookies :
1. Once Internet Explorer is open, click the “Tools” button, then click “Delete Browsing History”.
2. Check the Cookies and website data box, then click “Delete”.

– If you use the Firefox browser :

To configure cookies :
1. Once Firefox is open, click the “Tools” button, then “Options”.
2. In the “Privacy and Security” panel, scroll down the “Storage Settings” menu and select “Use custom settings for history”.
3. Check the “Accept Cookies” box to enable cookies and uncheck it to disable them.
4. Choose how long cookies are stored:
Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be deleted when it reaches its expiry date, which is determined by the site that sends the cookie.
Keep until: Firefox is closed: Cookies that are stored on your computer will be deleted when Firefox is closed.
Keep until: ask me each time: Displays an alert each time a website tries to send a cookie to request your permission.
For more information, Users may visit the following page: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies

To delete cookies :
1. Once Firefox is open, click the “Tools” button, then “Options”.
2. In the “Privacy and Security” panel, click “Clear Your Recent History”, check the “Cookies” box, then click “Clear Now”.

– If you use the Safari browser :

To configure cookies:
1. Start your Safari browser. Click on the Safari menu, then select “Preferences”.
2. In the “Preferences” window, select the “Security” tab.

3. In the “Accept Cookies” area, select the box that matches the cookie settings you want.

To delete cookies :
1. Start your Safari browser. Click on the Safari menu, then click “Reset Safari”.
2. In the new window that appears, check the “Delete all Cookies” box.
Click the “Restart” button for the deletion of the information to take effect.

– If you use the Google Chrome browser :

To configure cookies :
1. Click the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
2. Select “Settings”.
3. Click “Display Advanced Settings”.
4. In the “Privacy and Security” section, click the “Content Settings” button.
5. In the “Cookies” section, you can change the following settings:
• Block cookies by default
• Allow cookies by default
• Keep cookies and site data by default until the browser is closed• Set exceptions for cookies from certain websites or domains.

To delete cookies :

1. Click the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
2. Select “Settings”.
3. Click “Display Advanced Settings”.
4. In the “Privacy and Security” section, click the “Content Settings” button.
5. In the “Cookies” section, you can delete cookies:
6. Click “Cookies” and “Site Data” to open the “Cookies and Site Data” dialogue box.
• To delete all cookies, click “Delete All” at the bottom of the dialogue box.
• To delete a specific cookie, move the mouse over the site that created the cookie, then click X in the right-hand corner.
For more information, Users may visit the following page:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=frIf you use the Opera browser:
Users should view the explanations on the following page:
http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html