Utilisation des cookies


A cookie is a text file that may be stored, subject to your choices, in a dedicated space on the hard disk of your terminal (computer, tablet ....) when you consult an online service using your browser. It is transmitted by the server of a website to your browser. Each cookie is assigned an anonymous identifier. The cookie file allows its issuer to identify the terminal in which it is stored for the duration of the validity or storage of the cookie concerned. A cookie cannot be traced back to a physical person.
When you consult the Terre des hommes sites, we may install, subject to your choice, various cookies: operating cookies, performance cookies, social cookies and advertising cookies.


The cookies that we issue on our sites are divided into 3 categories in order to facilitate their management by You:

- Operating cookies

- Performance and analysis cookies

- Social cookies


You can configure the cookies we use on the Terre des hommes websites:

In the settings of your Internet browser:

You can configure your browser software so that cookies are saved in your terminal or, on the contrary, that they are rejected, either systematically or according to their sender. You can also configure your browser software so that you are offered the option of accepting or rejecting cookies from time to time, before a cookie is likely to be stored in your terminal.

The management of cookies and your choices with this option is different for each of them. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to modify your wishes regarding cookies.
We provide you with the links to the information pages that allow you to configure your browser yourself:

Safari™: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/fr/9277.html

Chrome™: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=956…

Firefox™ : http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%2…

Once you have saved your preferences, we will only read or write cookies that are allowed by your rules. Any cookies saved before your settings will still be on your computer, and you can also delete them in your browser settings.

It is important to know that we use a cookie to store your cookie preference, which means that:

If you delete all your cookies, you will have to reset your preferences

If you use a different device, profile or browser, you will need to update your preferences.


If you refuse to accept cookies on your terminal, or if you delete the cookies stored on your terminal, you will no longer be able to benefit from a certain number of functionalities which are nevertheless necessary to navigate in certain areas of the Terre des hommes sites. This would be the case if you tried to access our content or services that require you to be recognised. This would also be the case if we - or our service providers - were unable to define, for technical compatibility purposes, the type of browser used by your terminal, its language and display settings or the country from which your terminal seems to be connected to the Internet.
Where applicable, Terre des hommes declines all responsibility for the consequences of the degraded functioning of our services resulting from the impossibility for Terre des hommes to record or consult the cookies necessary for the functioning of the site and which you have refused or deleted.


Operating cookies

The cookies used to operate a site allow you to navigate the site and use essential functions, such as secure areas or donation pages. 
These cookies do not collect any information that could be used for marketing or targeting purposes.

We use them to :

Adapt the presentation of the Terre des hommes sites to the display preferences of your terminal:

- language used

- display resolution

- operating system used

- Share information with a technical partner in order to provide you with services or functions on our sites.

The cookie management tool that we make available to you does not allow you to deactivate this category of cookies. Indeed, accepting these cookies is a necessary condition for using our site, if you block their use by another means, we cannot guarantee normal navigation on the site.

Performance and analytics cookies

This website uses Piwik Pro, a web analytics service. Piwik Pro uses cookies to help us analyse how visitors use the website. The data generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Piwik Pro on servers located in Europe. We use this information to evaluate your use of the site, compile activity reports and provide other services relating to site activity and internet usage.

We use them to:

- Compile statistics on the number of visits to the Terre des hommes sites and the use of the various elements that make up the Terre des hommes sites, allowing us to improve the interest and usability of our services.

- To measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and to understand which pages interest you.

- To test different features.

Cookies related to the use of social networks

So-called "social" cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as the "Like" or "Share" buttons. 
They are used to provide services to you or to remember your sharing preferences with social networks. 
The social network providing such an application button is likely to identify you thanks to this button, even if you did not use this button when visiting our site. Indeed, this type of application button may allow the social network concerned to understand your browsing on our site, simply because your account with the social network concerned was activated on your terminal (open session) during your browsing on our site.

We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site and associated with the personal data they hold. We invite you to consult the privacy protection policies of these social networks in order to learn about the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. These protection policies must notably allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, notably by setting up your user accounts for each of these networks.

We use them to:

- Link to/with social networks such as Facebook

- Allow you to identify yourself to social networks when the sharing option has been activated

You can choose to accept or decline these cookies, but declining them may prevent you from accessing certain sharing features and "social" interactions.


If your terminal is used by several people and when the same terminal has several browsers, We cannot be sure that the services and advertisements intended for your terminal correspond to your own use of this terminal and not to that of another user of this terminal. 
Where applicable, the sharing with other people of the use of your terminal and the configuration of the parameters of your browser with regard to cookies, is your free choice and your responsibility.