Information about use of cookies

When you visit our website, information is likely to be recorded in the “cookies” installed on your computer, tablet or mobile telephone. This page is designed to help you understand what a cookie is, what it is used for and how you can change the settings.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file stored, with your permission, on your device (computer, mobile or tablet) when you visit a website or click on an ad. It is used to collect information about your browsing actions and send you services adapted to your device (computer, mobile or tablet). Cookies are managed by your browser; only the entity issuing a cookie can read or modify the information contained in it. A cookie does not identify you personally; it identifies the browser on your device.

What are the cookies on our site used for?

Two types of cookie addressing the purposes described above can be installed on your device when you visit our website:

  1. Technical cookies are necessary to browse our website and access the different products and services. Technical cookies are used to recognize you and indicate your visit to one of its pages, and in this way enhance your browsing comfort by adapting the presentation of the site to the display preferences of your device (language used, display resolution) and memorizing the passwords and other information contained in a form you have filled out on the site (registration or access to the members space). Technical cookies also enable use of security measures (as for instance when you are asked to connect again to the members space after a certain lapse of time). These cookies cannot be desactivated or reset without the risk of you being denied access to the site and/or the services on it.
  2. Audience-measurement cookies are installed by us or our technical service providers so as to measure the audience, using the different content and rubrics on our site to enable better assessment or organization of this content and rubrics. These cookies may also allow us to detect browsing problems and hence improve the ergonomics of our services. These cookies produce only anonymous statistics and visitor volumes, to the exclusion of any personal information. The lifespan of these audience-measurement cookies does not exceed 13 months.

Personal data

Any information we collect is used exclusively by Geostock communications department. No personal data is passed to third parties. Visitors to this site are advised of and authorise the temporary storage of cookies on their hard disk to facilitate navigation around the Site. Users may refuse cookies by configuring their browser as explained on

Any personal information you give Geostock is subject to the provisions of France’s “Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties” Law no. 78-17 relating to information technology, data and civil liberties, as amended. Under this law, you have the right to access, correct and delete your personal data. You can exercise that right at any time by writing by email to: