Who are we?
The address of our site is: https://www.hereslegal.com.
Browsing the Hérès Avocats website (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”) may result in the installation of cookie(s) on your terminal. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow you to be identified, but which records information relating to the navigation of a terminal on a site. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the Site, and is also intended to allow various measures of frequentation.
You have the ability to set terminals to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to never accept any cookies. The latter option means that certain personalized services may not be provided to you and, as a result, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features offered by the Site.
Cookies do not cause any damage to the terminal, but make it easier to retrieve preferences, pre-fill certain fields and adapt the content of the services of the visited site. This data allows us to improve the ergonomics and services according to your interests.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are text files that can be used by websites to make the user experience more efficient.
They are stored in a terminal device that is sent to the User’s browser by the website visited. This file contains the name of the depositor, the identification with a unique number and possibly an expiration date.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED ON THE HERES WEBSITE
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third-party services that appear on our pages.
The Hérès firm, through its website, may use three types of cookies:
A/ Technically necessary cookies
Cookies that are absolutely necessary to navigate the website are exempt from consent.
In accordance with the recommendations of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certain cookies are exempt from the prior collection of your consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the exclusive purpose of allowing or facilitating communication by electronic means.
These include session ID cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing session cookies, and cookies that personalize your interface. These cookies are fully subject to the present policy insofar as they are issued and managed by Hérès.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
B/ Analytical or audience measurement cookies
Statistical cookies help website owners, through the collection and reporting of information in an anonymous manner, to understand how visitors interact with the websites.
C/ Third-party cookies intended to improve the interactivity of the site.
Our Site may include features from third-party sites, including certain social networks. These features may sometimes be accompanied by scripts or other elements capable of reading and sometimes placing cookies from these social networks on your device. These cookies can be used to personalize advertising messages. Although we have no access to these cookies, nor any control over these social networks, which are responsible for their own processing, nor to the data they collect, including in the context of a transfer of data outside the European Union, since some of them are located in the United States, we consider it essential to mention them so that you have clear and complete information on the fact that their use may, where appropriate, require your consent. For additional information, and subject to the availability of such information in the French language, you may refer to the list of potential social network cookies below.
PURPOSE OF USING COOKIES
Cookies allow Hérès to collect information about the user’s visit, such as the user’s path through the site, in order to improve the user’s browsing experience and the content and features of the website. The installation of cookies also makes it possible to measure the audience and to improve the interactivity of the Site.
Cookies allow us to personalize content and ads, provide social media features, and analyze our traffic. We also share information about the use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners, who may combine this information with other information you have provided to them or that they have collected through your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.
DURATION OF COOKIE INSTALLATION
Session cookies disappear as soon as the user leaves the site and permanent cookies remain on the user’s terminal until their lifetime expires or until the user deletes them using the browser’s features.
RESET AND SAVE USER PREFERENCES
You can change or withdraw your consent at any time from the Cookie Statement on our website. To set cookies please click here.
LINK TO ENABLE OR DISABLE COOKIES FROM THE BROWSER
The user has several options for deleting cookies on all his terminals (tablets, smartphones, computers). Browsers accept the installation of cookies by default, however, the user has the option of accepting all cookies, rejecting them systematically or choosing which ones to accept depending on the sender.
It is also possible to set your browser to accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis prior to their installation and to delete cookies from your terminal via your browser. For this, the configuration of each browser gives you the possibility to modify your wishes regarding cookies:
We cannot be responsible for any features of the Site not being available if the user chooses to decline cookies.
When you leave a comment on our site, the data entered in the comment form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent, is collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
If you upload images to the site, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data of GPS coordinates. People visiting your site can download and extract location data from these images.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, email address and site in cookies. This is only for your convenience so you don’t have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.
By editing or publishing a publication, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the publication you just modified. It expires after one day.
Embedded content from other sites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were on that other site.
Use and transmission of your personal data
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long your data is stored
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This will automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For accounts that register on our site (if any), we also store the personal data specified in their profile. All accounts can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of their login). Site managers can also view and modify this information.
The rights you have over your data
If you have an account or have left comments on the site, you may request to receive a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including the data you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments can be checked with an automated comment detection service.