In practice, different types of cookies can be distinguished:
<p>The necessary cookie is used to identify your language preferences. You cannot switch off the cookie <em>tractebel_locale</em> because this is necessary to avoid language issues in the page. This cookie does not refer to personal data. This cookie is described as "necessary".</p>
|Language selection||1 year|
Analytics cookies allow us to improve the services we offer through our website by keeping track of what pages you visit, from which location you are visiting our website and how long you are visiting our webpages.
|gid||24 hours||This cookie is used to identify a site visitors journey on the website. It expires 24h after last visit.||Google Analytics|
|_ga||2 years||This cookie is used to distinguish site visitors. It expires 2 years after last visit.||Google Analytics|
|_gat||1 minute||This cookie is used to throttle request rate and to divide requests in to different regions on website. It expires 1 minute after last visit.||Google Analytics|
Functional cookies allow us to improve the services we offer through our website by keeping track of what pages you visit, from which location you are visiting our website and how long you are visiting our webpages.
|youtube||disappears when the page is reloaded||Our website features videos which are externally hosted on YouTube. When you choose to play one of those videos by clicking on the play button, some analytics information will be gathered and processed by YouTube. No personally identifiable information wi||Youtube|
|vimeo||disappears when the page is reloaded||Our website features videos which are externally hosted on Vimeo. When you choose to play one of those videos by clicking on the play button, some analytics information will be gathered and processed by Vimeo. No personally identifiable information will b||Vimeo|
By clicking on the button “Agree and proceed” on the Cookie Pop-Up on our homepage or by not clicking on any of the two options and instead continuing to use our web site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyse the way you use our Website.
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can click on the button “Change settings” on the Cookie Pop-Up which will send you to a page where you can set your cookie preferences. You can refuse all cookies except for the cookie tractebel_locale.
You can withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to do so, you will need to delete your cookies using Tractebel’s dedicated tool or your internet browser settings that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.For further information, please see below “5. How to delete and block our cookies?”.
Tractebel has set up a very simple tool to use if you wish to delete all or part of the cookies on our site. This tool is available here.
Moreover, if you wish to block cookies more generally (and not only those of Tractebel), you should be aware that most browsers offer tools for this purpose through the browser settings (usually in the “options” or “preferences” menu of the browser). You will find below links to explanations related to cookies for the main search engines. You can also use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites on the website http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.