How does AirCaptif use your cookies?

AirCaptif is committed to protecting your personal information and to being clear and transparent about what information we collect and how we use it. This policy explains how we handle cookies and other tracking devices when you use our website or digital services and how you can manage your preferences.

ARTICLE 1 : Who are we and how to contact us?

Our full legal name is AirCaptif and when you use our website or services, we are the data controller. If you need to contact us, you can do so by various means:

- You can send us a letter addressed to 5 avenue Jean Rostand , 78190 Trappes , France

- You can also contact us via the contact form on our website

ARTICLE 2 : About our Privacy Service

All AirCaptif employees are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We have a personal data protection department responsible for all aspects of personal data at AirCaptif.

ARTICLE 3 : What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a text file or piece of software that records information about how your computer navigates the Internet. It is under the control of your browser and sometimes carries a unique and random number.

When AirCaptif uses the term "cookie", it may be a cookie, tracker or similar technology that relies on access to the terminal you are using to place and read cookies (computer, tablet, smartphone) when you access our websites or services.

A cookie allows AirCaptif or its partners as cookie issuers, during their validity periods, to recognise your terminal each time it accesses digital content containing cookies from the same issuer.

ARTICLE 4 : Other policies that we invite you to consult

Some of the information from cookies does not directly or indirectly identify you and is not personal data. Other information may identify you and is personal data and is subject to special protection.

ARTICLE 5 : Why does AirCaptif use cookies?  

AirCaptif est toujours à la recherche de nouveaux moyens pour améliorer ses sites Internet ainsi que ses applications mobiles et tablettes pour vous offrir un meilleur service adapté à vos centres d’intérêts. Ainsi AirCaptif utilise différents types de cookies comme indiqué ci-après dont certains peuvent nécessiter le consentement préalable de l’internaute (cookies de type publicitaire).

ARTICLE 6 : How does AirCaptif inform you about the cookies it uses?

When you first enter the AirCaptif website, a user consent facility links to this page which gives you full information about the cookies that are used.

In any case, you have control over these cookies. You have the possibility to refuse them, to configure them or to delete them.

ARTICLE 7 : How to uninstall cookies and/or manage your preferences ?

a. Your browser settings

Most browsers allow you to control cookies via their settings, which can be adjusted to reflect your consent to the use of cookies. In addition, most browsers also allow you to delete cookies. To learn more about browser controls, please consult your browser documentation.

To learn more about setting your browser preferences, you can also visit the following website:

b. Managing your preferences via the cookie management module

The AirCaptif website has a module that allows you to manage the consent of users of its website or application before depositing or reading cookies.

When you first visit our site or application, an information window will allow you to indicate your choice. You can accept them, set them, refuse them or access our cookie management policy by clicking on the buttons provided in our consent management module.

The consent management module allows you to indicate your preference either globally, by cookie purpose or by partner category. You also have access to the privacy policy of all partners.

Your consent is valid for a period not exceeding the retention period of the cookie with regard to its purpose and the applicable regulations. Similarly, if you refuse cookies, your choice will also be kept for a defined period. At the end of this period, or if you delete the cookie linked to the conservation of your choice, the consent management module will be proposed again.

You are free to accept or decline cookies, but please note that declining to accept them may make your browsing on our website less user-friendly and with less relevant content.

Whatever your initial choice, you can always change it at any time by clicking on the "cookie management" button of this Cookie Policy or on the "Cookies" tab located at the bottom of each page of our website.

ARTICLE 8 : What types of cookies are used by AirCaptif?

Cookies can be classified in different ways.

According to the length of time they are kept:

- "Session" cookie: this is a cookie that is deleted when the user closes the browser.

- Persistent" cookie: this is a cookie that remains on the user's computer/device for a predefined period of time after the browser session has been closed. The maximum retention period is governed by the regulations or recommendations of the relevant data protection authority. In this case, the life of a cookie cannot exceed 13 months after it is deposited.

According to their origin:

- "First level" cookies: they are placed directly by Michelin or its service providers.

- Third-party" cookies: they are placed by partners that Michelin has authorised (for example, an advertising agency). When they use cookies, these third-party partners are responsible for the cookies they implement. We invite you to consult their cookie management policies. You can also use their own consent collection and management tools to set your preferences. According to the main purposes :

Cookies can serve several purposes. The purposes may vary from one actor to another. They can be grouped into the categories defined below.

- Strictly necessary cookies

Cookies that are strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service by electronic means are essential for the proper functioning of the website. Their deactivation leads to significant difficulties in the use of the site, or even the impossibility of using the services it

services it offers. Numerous purposes are covered by these cookies. For example, they allow the identification of terminals to route the communication, to number the data "packets" to route them in the desired order, to detect transmission errors or data loss, to keep the contents of a basket in memory for the duration of the session, to personalise the user interface (language, presentation of a service) or to authenticate a service.

These cookies also allow AirCaptif to keep the choice expressed by users concerning their preferences in terms of depositing and reading cookies so as not to request them again for a defined period of time.

o These cookies and tracers are implemented on the basis of AirCaptif's legitimate interest. Because they are strictly necessary for your navigation, your prior consent is not required. These cookies are not managed by our consent management module.

- Functional cookies and trackers

Functional cookies are used to enhance your browsing experience. They remember the choices you make (e.g. your username, saving your last route options) and provide personalised services. Cookies mean that you don't have to enter certain information every time you log on to our site or application. They may remember changes you have made to text size, font or other parts of web pages that can be personalised.

Functional cookies will not be used to serve you advertisements on our site or on other websites.

You are free to accept or decline them, but blocking them may also mean that your previous selections of services are not remembered.

o These cookies are implemented on the basis of your prior consent.

- Statistics or audience measurement cookies

Audience measurement cookies are used to improve the performance of Michelin's websites. The data collected makes it possible to provide anonymous statistical data on the number of visitors and pages visited, the time spent visiting, error messages, the number of visits, their frequency of return, etc.

Analysis cookies may be installed and managed by partners who have additional purposes. However, Michelin may limit their use to the purposes of the analytical statistics requested.

You are free to accept or refuse them, but by blocking them, AirCaptif will have less information to improve the performance of its site.

o These cookies are implemented on the basis of your prior consent or our legitimate interest when they meet the conditions to be exempted from consent.

- Cookies related to targeted advertising operations

Targeting and tracking cookies enable third party companies to provide services, primarily advertising, and to improve their effectiveness. These cookies may remember the pages and websites you visit, and may collect personal data, mainly the IP address of the terminal used by the Internet user. The information collected may be shared with third parties.

For example, cookies allow advertising agencies to offer ads tailored to your interests based on your browsing on AirCaptif's websites, or to limit their repetition.

AirCaptif et des fournisseurs tiers, dont Google, utilisent conjointement des cookies propriétaires et des cookies tiers pour obtenir des informations, optimiser et diffuser des annonces en fonction des visites effectuées sur le site. AirCaptif et ces fournisseurs utilisent également ces deux types de cookies pour déterminer le rapport entre les visites enregistrées sur le site et les impressions des annonces, les autres utilisations de services publicitaires et les interactions avec ces impressions d’annonces et ces services publicitaires. Enfin AirCaptif et ces fournisseurs utilisent ces deux types de cookies pour retenir vos centres d’intérêts et données démographiques afin de vous proposer de la publicité ciblée.

o These cookies are implemented on the basis of your prior consent.

- Social network cookies generated by social network sharing buttons

AirCaptif uses so-called social plugins (hereinafter: buttons) linking to social networks such as Facebook, Linkedin or YouTube. AirCaptif provides features to share content through social network sites. Social network cookies are managed by the publisher of the social network site. You are invited to read the social network cookie management policy on the sites concerned.

o These cookies are implemented on the basis of your prior consent.