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Why use cookies?

All the Universcience websites (www.cite-science.frwww.palais-decouverte.frwww.universcience.fr) use Google Analytics, a Google tool for analysing internet audiences which allows website and application administrators to better understand user behaviour. 

This tool uses cookies to collect anonymous information and generate reports on user statistics for the Universcience websites, without individual users being personally identified by Google.

As a result, when you visit our websites, a cookie (small text file) will be created and stored on the hard drive of your computer.

We would like to emphasise that only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information contained in it.

Your management of cookies

You can accept or block cookies on your computer with the appropriate settings on your Internet browser. As each browser is different, please check in the "Help" menu of your browser how to change your cookie settings. 

If you would like to know more about this, please consult the advice for use of these settings, depending on the browser used, accessible on the website of the National Commission on Computer Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL): www.cnil.fr 

Cookies issued by third parties

Please also be advised that some third parties may send cookies from certain accessible areas of our website. The use of cookies by these organisations is subject to their own company policy.

In particular, our website may include computer applications from third parties which allow you to share the site content with other people or tell others about your experience or your opinion on content from our site. This applies to the "Share" and "Like" buttons from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter...

The social network may identify you through this button, even if you have not used it while browsing our site. This type of application button allows the relevant social network to monitor your browsing on our website, because your social network account was active on your computer (open session) while you were browsing our website.

We have no control over the procedures used by social networks to collect information on your use of our site and associate it with any personal data that they may hold. We invite you to review the privacy protection policies of these social networks, to learn about the purpose for which information collected through these application buttons may be used, for advertising purposes in particular. These protection policies should allow you to make a choice about how you use these social networks, including management of your user accounts for each of these networks.

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