What are cookies ?

The website meert.fr (the "Website") uses cookies to distinguish you from other users.

A cookie is a data file from a website that is stored on the user's hard disk by the user's browser when the user visits a website. When the user returns to the website, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved to inform the website of the user's previous browsing activity, thereby enabling it to distinguish the user from other users on the website. Websites use cookies, tags, pixels, and JavaScript code. "HTTP cookies," which are currently the most widely-used cookies, are small text files saved by your browser on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, and used to store your data to optimize your experience while browsing websites, as well as to optimize the functionalities of the latter.

For more information on cookies and how to manage them in your browser, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

For more information on EU regulations regarding cookies, please visit the website of the CNIL: https://www.cnil.fr/

What are the EU regulations regarding cookies ?

The EU's 2012 e-Privacy Directive requires all websites offering services to users in the European Union to obtain consent from said users with regard to the use of cookies when the user visits the website.

This directive is enforced on meert.fr as a pop-up banner appearing at the bottom of the browser window for any user in the European Union, regardless of the device that is used.

What is the purpose of cookies on meert.fr ?

meert.fr uses cookies to collect information about the user's visit which we can access the next time the user visits our website. These cookies allow us to:

  • compile statistics on, determine the number of visits to, and analyze the use of our website and its features.
  • customize the layout and content of our website in accordance with the end device in use and the personal interests of visitors.
  • increase the speed of searches and navigation
  • recognize users when they return to our website by recording the information they provide in forms (login details, shopping cart contents, etc.)
  • enable users to access their personal accounts on our website without having to reenter their login information; implement security measures (in particular, to prevent attacks by hackers)
  • share information with advertisers on other websites to offer targeted advertising
  • share information on the social networks (associated with posts published by users).

The information obtained via cookies is statistical data regarding the browsing patterns and behavior of our users, and in no way can be used to identify an individual.

Third-party cookies

When users visit the meert.fr website, one or more cookies from partner companies ("third-party cookies") may be saved on their computer via the pages of our website or via the content displayed in our advertising spaces.

These third-party cookies are designed to:

  • identify the centers of interest of visitors by noting products viewed or purchased on our site
  • generate audience measurement data

collect browsing data to personalize the ads displayed to visitors when they leave the meert.fr website. Third-party cookies may be used by our partners to allow us to personalize the ads that we display to users when they leave our website, subject to the user's preferences with regard to cookies, which may be modified at any time by the user. Cookies used on meert.fr We use the following types of cookies: cookies that are absolutely necessary for the operation of our website

These include (for example) cookies that allow our users to access secure areas of our website, view their shopping cart, or use electronic billing services. These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website. performance cookies, which allow us to determine the number of visitors and page views, the referral website(s), and other details about visitors, in order to ascertain how the latter browse our website. These cookies help us optimize the functionality of our website, thereby allowing users (for example) to have no trouble finding the information they are looking for. The data stored by these cookies never includes elements of personal data that could allow us to establish the identity of users.

You can block tracking by Google Analytics by installing the module available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en functionality cookies are used to recognize a visitor when they return to our website. These cookies store information about the interactions between us and our visitors.

They allow us to personalize the content on our home page, to greet visitors by name, and to recall their preferences (e.g., their choice of language or currency). These cookies are not necessary for the operation of the website; instead, they allow us to personalize the experience of the user. Social networks store cookies on end devices when a session is opened on their site. If a visitor does not wish for a social network to link the information collected via meert.fr to their user account, they must log out of the respective social network first before visiting our website. meert.fr has no control over these cookies; we recommend visiting the third-party websites to consult their privacy policies and to learn more about how the information is used that may be collected via the social media share buttons of these websites (including for advertising purposes). How can you manage cookies? As per Article 32II of the French Data Protection Act (no. 78-17), the meert.fr website requires your prior consent before storing advertising, audience measurement, or social network cookies on your computer. You may modify your cookie preferences at any time via the methods described below. Our cookie banner (and this page) explain why we use cookies.

By continuing to browse our website after the cookie banner is displayed, you explicitly agree that we may use cookies for the above-mentioned purposes.

You can block cookies in the settings of your browser, which allow you to prevent the use of all or certain cookies. However, please note that if you block cookies (including essential cookies) in your browser, you may not be able to access or use all or part of our website's content and features. Rejecting cookies Setting cookie preferences in your browser When it comes to managing your cookie preferences, each browser is different. For more information on modifying your cookie preferences, please see your browser's help menu.

You can also consult the links below.

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You can also object to the use of cookies by certain companies by defining your choices on the following list


For more information on your rights, please visit the website of the CNIL: www.cnil.fr/fr/les-droits-pour-maitriser-vos-donnees-personnelles