What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small unit of data issued by the server of the website that you are viewing and which is registered on the hard disk of your computer or mobile device. The cookie contains a unique code to recognize your browser during your visit to the website or during future visits. Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners with whom this website collaborates. The server of a website can only read the cookies it has placed itself; it does not have access to any other information on your computer or mobile device.
The content of a cookie typically consists of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiration date, and a unique encrypted code. Cookies provide generally easier and faster interaction between the visitor and the website (a cookie may retain the user's chosen language, for example). Indeed, they memorize your preferences and allow you to accelerate your subsequent access to the site and facilitate your visits.
In addition, they help you navigate between different parts of the website. Cookies may also be used to make the content of a website or advertisement on this site more relevant to the visitor and to adapt the website to the personal tastes and needs of the visitor.
The majority of browsers are automatically configure to accept cookies.
You can accept or block cookie in your browser, and delete, at any given moment, existing cookies on your computer or mobile.
However, by denying cookies to be saved on your device, we can no longer guarantee that all services will function as expected, nor that all content will be accessible on our websites.
How to configure my cookie usage...
In Google Chrome :
Open “Google Chrome”.
- Click on “Chrome” in the browers navigation bar.
- Select “Preferences“.
- At the bottom of the page, click on “Advanced“.
- In the “Privacy and security“ section, select the “Content Settings.” Button.
- In the “Cookies“ section, to block all cookies select “Allow sites to save and read cookie data“, to authorize all cookies select “Blocked“.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, 11, Edge
Open “Microsoft Internet Explorer” or the “Configuration Pannel“.
- Select “Tools“, then select “Internet Options“.
- Click on the “Privacy“ tab, then on “Advanced“, then select “Block“ twice to block all cookies, or “Accept“ twice to accept all cookies, afterwards select OK to validate
In Safari on OSX:
- Select “Safari” in the menu bar and choos “Preferences“.
- Click on “Privacy“.
- To accept all cookies: leave the “Block all cookies“ unselected
- To block all cookies: select the “Block all cookies“
In Safari on iOS
Start the “Settings“ app.
- Choose “Safari“.
- Choose “Cookies“.
- To accept cookies: Unselext “Block All Cookies“.
- To block cookies: Select “Block All Cookies“.
In Mozilla Firefox:
Open “Mozilla Firefox“.
- In the menu bar, select “Tools” then “Options“.
- Select the “Privacy & Security“ pannel.
- In “Cookies and Site Data“, select “Accept cookies and site data from websites” to accept cookies or “Block cookies and site data” to block cookies
For any other browser
Please refer to the user manual of your browser.
Types of cookies used by our website
These cookies are required to allow the visit of our websites and the use of certain parts of them. They allow you to navigate between the different sections of the websites, complete forms, securely verify your identity before granting access to your personal information, when a personal account has been created. If you later refuse these cookies, some sections of the website will not work as they should, or at all.
These cookies are intended to facilitate and analyze the operation of our websites and to make their use more pleasant and personalized. They allow to customize the services by memorizing your preferences (choice of a language, currency, location, etc ...), to prevent you from repeating your choices during each visit to the site. They are useful for collecting the information provided in the online forms, compiling statistics (ex. number of unique visitors) and analyzing the use of the site and the popularity of our pages.
When you visit our Websites socio-demographic data and profile data are collected to be stored anonymously in a commercial cookie. Commercial cookies are installed by advertisers when their ad is served. Commercial cookies do not contain any personal data. They allow to avoid being repeatedly confronted with the same ads. They measure the effectiveness of our different marketing actions, advertising and help to customize advertising on our websites.
Third-party cookies are placed on our websites by:
- Google (Analytics / Google Ad Manager)
- Gemius Prism / Metriweb
We take measures to protect the technical information collected by our use of Google Analytics. The data collected will only be used on a need to know basis to resolve technical issues, administer the Site and identify visitor preferences;but in this case, the data will be in non-identifiable form. We do not use any of this information to identify Visitors or Users. However, Google Analytics uses the cookie to identify you as a specific user on whatever other page you use where Google Analytics is activated. Your privacy is ensured. However, you may change your browser settings at any time and choose to access the Websites without accepting Cookies.
The table here below is a list of the cookies we use:
|nm*||related to RTL.lu User Login|
|Gdyn||Gemius Prism (Analytics)|
|__gfp*||Gemius Prism (Analytics)|
|APIDTS||AdTech (Advertising System)|
|JEB2||AdTech (Advertising System)|
|sAPID||AdTech (Advertising System)|
|_B*||RTL.lu recommendation system|
|_gid||Google Analytics (used to optimize Site based on Analytics)|
|_gat||Google Analytics (used to optimize Site based on Analytics)|
|_ga||Google Analytics (used to optimize Site based on Analytics)|