Cookies Policy

Last updated: August 13th 2019

1. Purpose of this cookies policy

The purpose of this cookies policy is to inform you of the means that we use to cookies on our website www.twicpics.com (hereinafter: the “Website”).

In this regard, we inform you that we manage cookies in compliance with the French law N° 78-17 dated 6th January 1978 on Information Technology, Data Files and Civil Liberties in its current version (hereinafter referred to as the “French Data Protection Act”), as well as the Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector, as amended by the Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2009 (hereinafter referred to as the “eprivacy Directive”).

2. Identity of the entity responsible for this cookies policy

The entity responsible for managing cookies on the Website is the company TWICPICS, a French Simplified Joint Stock company (“société par actions simplifiée”) registered with the Registry of Trade and Companies of Paris under the number 840 701 767, whose head office is located at 10, rue de Penthièvre – 75008 Paris - FRANCE (hereinafter referred to as "us" or "we").

For any question and/or request with regard to our cookies policy, please contact us at compliance@twic.pics.

3. Definition and nature of cookies

Cookies are often encrypted small lines of text that are stored in your web browser. They are created when a user’s browser is loading one website: this website sends information to the browser which creates a text file. Each time the user is visiting this website, the browser retrieves this file and sends it to the website’s server.

There are various types of cookies which do not have the same purposes:

  • Technical cookies are used throughout your browsing, in order to facilitate it and to carry out some of the functions. A technical cookie may be used, for instance, to memorize the answers you provided in a sign-up form or preferences relating to the language or the presentation of an internet site when such options are available.

We use technical cookies.

  • Social network cookies may be created by social platforms for purposes of enabling web designers to share their website content on said platforms. These cookies may be used by social platforms for purposes of tracking net surfers’ visit on the relevant website, whether they use or not these cookies.

We use social network cookies.

These cookies are placed only with your consent. You have the possibility to have information on their nature, accept them or refuse them.

Furthermore, we invite you to check the privacy policies of the social platforms that created these cookies, in order to be acquainted of the purposes for which they use the browsing information they collect through these cookies, as well as of the procedures for exercising your rights with these platforms.

  • Advertising cookies can be created not only by the website users are visiting, but also by other websites which provide advertisements, announcements, widgets or any other element on the displayed page. In particular, these cookies enable the use of the retargeting technique which is a marketing model whose purpose is to propose advertisements to the internet user that are adapted specifically for them.

We also use advertising cookies.

These cookies are placed only with your consent. You have the possibility to have information on their nature, accept them or refuse them.

  • We use Google Analytics, an audience analysis statistics tool that generates a cookie that enables us to measure the number of visits to our Website, the number of page views and visitors' activity on the Website. Your IP address is also collected to determine the city you are connecting from.

  • We use Intercom, a third-party analytics services to help understand your usage of our services. In particular, we provide a limited amount of your information (such as sign-up date and some personal information like your email address) to Intercom, Inc. (“Intercom”) and utilize Intercom to collect data for analytics purposes when you visit our website or use our product. As a data processor acting on our behalf, Intercom analyzes your use of our website and/or product and tracks our relationship by way of cookies and similar technologies so that we can improve our service to you.

For more information on Intercom's use of cookies, please visit: https://www.intercom.com/terms-and-policies#cookie-policy.

We may also use Intercom as a medium for communications, either through email, or through messages within our product(s). As part of our service agreements, Intercom collects publicly available contact and social information related to you, such as your email address, gender, company, job title, photos, website URLs, social network handles and physical addresses, to enhance your user experience.

For more information on the privacy practices of Intercom, please visit: https://www.intercom.com/terms-and-policies#privacy.

Intercom’s services are governed by Intercom’s terms of use which can be found at https://www.intercom.com/terms-and-policies#terms. If you would like to opt out of having this information collected by or submitted to Intercom, please contact us at compliance@twic.pics.

To all intents and purposes, you can refuse the installation of cookies in your browser settings. However, this refusal could prevent you from using the services offered on the Website.

4. Cookies storage period

The term of storage of the cookies set forth in article “Cookies” is 13 (thirteen) months.

5. How to manage cookies on your browser

5.1 On your PC

To enable cookies on our website, follow the steps below:

(I) Google Chrome

  • Click "Tools" at the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Click "Show advanced settings", scroll down to the section "Privacy" and click "Content Settings.",
  • Select "Allow local data to be set". To only acept first-party cookies, check the box next to "Block all third-party cookies without exception".

(II) Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

  • Click "Tools" at the top of your browser and select "Internet Options", then click the "Privacy" tab,
  • Check that the level of your privacy is set to Medium or lower, which will allow the use of cookies in your browser,
  • If set above medium level it will prevent the use of cookies.

(III) Mozilla Firefox

  • Click "Tools" at the top of your browser and select "Options",
  • Then select the "Privacy" icon,
  • Click the "Cookies" and select "Allow pages to create a cookie."

(IV) Safari

  • Click the gear icon at the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Click the "Privacy" tab, then select the option "Disable the use of cookies by third parties and advertising cookies",
  • Click "Save".

5.2 On your Mac

To enable cookies on our website, follow the steps below:

(I) Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  • Click on "Explorer" at the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Scroll down to the "Cookies" section in the "Received Files",
  • Select "Do not ask."

(II) Safari on OSX

  • Click "Safari" on the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Click the "Privacy" and then "Enable cookies",
  • Select "only the pages you have visited".

(III) Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  • Click "Mozilla" or "Netscape" at the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Scroll down to the "Cookies" under "Privacy & Security",
  • Select "Allow cookies only to the original site".

(IV) Opera

  • Click "Menu" on the top of your browser and select "Settings",
  • Then select "Options" tab and the "Advanced",
  • Select "Enable cookies".

6. Third-party cookies

The following table lists the third-party cookies and their function on the Website:

Cookie name Description Category
_ga Google Analytics Analytics
BizoID LinkedIn Targeting/Advertising
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn Targeting/Advertising
bcookie LinkedIn Targeting/Advertising
intercom-id-* Intercom Communication
_fbp Facebook Targeting/Advertising
ajs_anonymous_id Segment Analytics
ajs_group_id Segment Analytics
ajs_user_id Segment Analytics
_hjid Segment Analytics
fs_uid Segment Analytics
li_oatml LinkedIn Targeting/Advertising
lidc LinkedIn Functionality
lang LinkedIn Functionality
YSC YouTube Performance
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube Targeting/Advertising
PREF Google Targeting/Advertising
personalization_id Twitter Targeting/Advertising

Please note that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies may change over time.

7. Amendments

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify this cookies policy, in whole or in part. Any changes will be effective from the time of publication of the new cookies policy. Your use of the Website after the changes have been implemented implicitly expresses your acknowledgement and acceptance of the new cookies policy. Otherwise, and if the new cookies policy does not suit you, you must no longer use our services.