WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a file, generally small and identified by a name, installed in your browser by a website that you visit.
Your browser will store the cookie for a certain period, and will send it back to the web server every time that you visit the website.
Using cookies allows a website to run as efficiently as possible. However, you can stop them from being used and delete them via our settings module and your browser settings.
When you first visit the www.vinci.com website, a banner informs you about the presence of cookies and allows you to state your preferences regarding their use. They are only installed if you accept them, except for technical cookies that are strictly necessary for the site to function. You can find our settings module here.
There are various types of cookies, corresponding to their use:
Our website uses technical cookies.
These cookies are essential for the website to work properly. Without these cookies, you would not be able to use our website correctly. For example, they allow you to perform basic functions such as browsing pages and accessing secure areas of the website. Technical cookies are also used to give you access to certain functions of our website, improve your browsing experience and make it easier to select products and services. They include cookies that adjust the way the website is displayed according to your device, and store your preferred language and the region in which you are located.
AUDIENCE AND STATISTICS COOKIES
Our website uses audience and statistics cookies
These cookies allow us to see how you use the website so that we can improve your browsing experience and obtain statistics. They allow us to understand how users interact with the website more generally.
SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES
Our website uses social media cookies.
These cookies come from third parties and allow you to share content from our website with other people or to express your opinion using social media app buttons. For example, they are used in relation to “Share”, “Like” and “Tweet” buttons from social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. When you are logged into the social media platform(s) concerned using your device, these cookies can identify you, even if you don’t use them when browsing our website.
For more information about how your personal data are used in relation to social media, you can consult the privacy policies of the platforms concerned :
- - Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
- - Twitter : https://help.twitter.com/fr/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
- - Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
- - YouTube :https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416
- - Vimeo : https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy
- - Instagram : https://help.instagram.com/help/instagram/1896641480634370/?locale=en_US
WHICH COOKIES DOES OUR WEBSITE USE?
Our website stores the following cookies on your device:
|Type of cookie||Name of cookie||Domain||Purpose||Storage period|
|TECHNICAL||LBPUBLI||vinci.com||Balances the load between the various servers in order to cope with peaks in traffic and ensure that the website remains available||Session|
|tarteaucitron||vinci.com||Functional cookie that stores your cookie preferences||12 months|
|AUDIENCE AND STATISTICS||_gcl_au||vinci.com||Used by Google AdSense to allow the use of advertising products and to measure performance across several sites||3 months|
|_ga||vinci.com||Saves a unique ID that is used to generate statistics about how the user uses the website||12 months|
|_gid||vinci.com||Saves a unique ID that is used to generate statistics about how the user uses the website|
Cookie associated with Google Analytics, used to store and update a unique value for each page visited and to distinguish users
|SOCIAL MEDIA||CONSENT||youtube-nocookie.com||Prevents YouTube cookies from being installed when loading a page containing an integrated YouTube video||16 years and 5 months|
|player||vimeo.com||Saves the user’s settings regarding the website’s integrated video player||12 months|
|vuid||vimeo.com||Collects information about the user’s actions on the website, which contains integrated videos||2 years|
|_twitter_sess||twitter.com||Contains information about how the end user browses the website and about all advertisements to which the end user has been exposed before visiting the website in question||Session|
|Ct0||twitter.com||Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media||6 hours|
|external_referer||twitter.com||Allows content from the Site to be shared on Twitter||6 days|
|gt||twitter.com||Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media||3 hours|
|guest_id||twitter.com||Appears on pages that use the “Tweet” sharing button and identifies the user with a unique number associated with Twitter||2 years|
|personalization_id||twitter.com||Contains information about how the end user browses the website and about all advertisements to which the end user has been exposed before visiting the website in question||2 years|
|bcookie||linkedin.com||Browsing cookie identifying each device that accesses LinkedIn in order to detect any abuse on the platform||2 years|
|bscookie||linkedin.com||Used for remembering that a logged-in user is verified by two-factor authentication||2 years|
|fid||linkedin.com||Used to track malicious activity on the site||6 days|
|JSESSIONID||linkedin.com||Used for CSRF protection||Session|
|lang||linkedin.com||Used to remember a user’s language settings||Session|
|lidc||linkedin.com||Used to facilitate data center selection||12 months|
|rtc||linkedin.com||Used as part of anti-abuse processes on LinkedIn||2 minutes|
|trkCode||linkedin.com||Used as part of anti-abuse processes on LinkedIn||1 minute|
|trkInfo||linkedin.com||Used as part of anti-abuse processes on LinkedIn||1 minute|
As regards the _ga cookie, there may be differences between browsers. Its lifetime will not exceed 12 months.
VINCI’s partners may access information connected with the services offered and cookies stored on the user’s device via the website.
The www.vinci.com website uses certain third-party cookies to make it more interactive and which may for example be stored on the user’s device when he/she uses social media share buttons. They concern:
- - Videos featured on the website (Youtube)
- - Videos featured on the website (Vimeo)
These functions use third-party cookies that are installed directly by those services.