Cookies policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on your terminal when you visit a website.. A cookie allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is stored for the duration of the validity or the storage of this cookie. The term “cookies” refers to all technologies allowing to trace the user’s navigation.

The terminal refers to the hardware/material equipment (computer, tablet, smartphone…) you use to consult or view a website, an application or advertising content etc.

Why we are using cookies?

We and our partners use different types of cookies for the following purposes:

1.    Cookies that do not require user’s consent
(i)         These are operating cookies, that are essential for browsing our website (such as the session identifiers), allow you to use the main features of the website and to secure the connection

For example, they allow you to access directly to reserved and personal areas thanks to identifiers or data that you have previously entrusted to us.

(ii)        These are cookies that are not essential for browsing our website, but whose sole purpose is to enable or optimise its operation and to give you access to specific features.

They also allow you to adapt the presentation of the website to the display preferences of your terminal. These cookies allow you to have a fluid and customised navigation.

2.    Cookies that require the user’s consent

1.    Advertising cookies

These cookies enable SOCIETE GENERALE and its partners to present you personalized advertising based on your browsing on our website and your profile.

However, refusing the advertising cookies will not have any impact on the use of our website. It will only result in the display of advertising that does not take into account your interests and preferences.

2. Audience measurement 

They allow us to better understand the use and performance of our website, to establish statistics, volumes of traffic and use of  various elements of our website (visited pages, navigation path, etc.) allowing to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services (the most consulted pages and sections, the most read articles, …) 

These cookies are also used to evaluate the performance of our advertising campaigns and to personalize the content of our website according to your profile and your navigation. 

2.    Cookies related to videos

Cookies deposited via video sharing services allow you to view directly on our site the selected multimedia content.

For more informations :  
•    Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/intl/ALL_fr/howyoutubeworks/our-commitments/protecting-user-data/ 

How to refuse/delete cookies

The registration of a cookie in a terminal is essentially subject to the will of the terminal user, which can be expressed and modified at any time and free of charge.
If you have accepted, the storage of cookies in your terminal, the cookies integrated into the pages and contents that you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space in your terminal.
A cookie management configurator is available to allow you to manage the cookies used and/or deposited on this website. At any time, by clicking on the link below, you will be able to access the configurator and modify your preferences by purpose.

The taking into account of your wishes is based on a cookie. If you delete all the cookies stored in your terminal via your browser, SOCIETE GENERALE and its partner will no be aware of your refusal and you will therefore be asked again to express your choices on cookies.

The complete blocking of your cookies via your browser or ad-blockers ( including cookies related to the operation of the website), may lead to malfunctions such as the impossibility to accessing certain pages of the website or your secure client area.

As part of the regulation, you will be asked every 6 months to confirm or change your cookie preferences, regardless of how long they remain in effect.

What cookies are used on our website and what are our partners?

Please find below, the list of our cookies and our partners:  

List of website cookies
Operating cookies
Name of the cookieData controllerCookie's retention periodPurpose
SERVERIDSociete GeneraleLength of sessionIt is used to establish a user session and transmit status data via a temporary cookie, commonly known as a session cookie
PHPSESSIDSociete GeneraleLength of sessionIt is used to establish a user session and transmit status data via a temporary cookie, commonly known as a session cookie
LangSociete Generale1 yearIt allows the user to be directed to the language selected during the last visit or the language of the browser
Fe_typo_userSociete GeneraleLength of sessionAuthentication mechanism
didomi_token, euconsent-v2 Societe Generale6 monthsCookie for consent management
Advertising cookies (personalized offers)
Name of the cookieData controllerCookie's retention periodPurpose
u2Societe Generale3 monthsit allows the advertising agency to evaluate the effectiveness of the advertisements that are displayed on the website.
t1Societe Generale3 monthsIt collects information about the behaviour of visitors to several websites. This information is used on the site to optimize the relevance of ads.
OT2Societe Generale3 monthsUnclassified
ActivityInfo2Societe Generale3 monthsUsed to present relevant content and advertising to the visitor - The service is provided by third-party advertising centers, making it easier for advertisers to bid in real time.
Audience measurement cookies
AT Internet (XITI)Societe Generale Establish statistics and volumes of visits and use of the various elements that make up our site.
Cookies related to videos
Name of the cookieData controllerCookie's retention periodPurpose
youtube They allow to display videos from youtube on our website - For more information