About cookies | Site Officiel Emiota®






When you visit the Emiota website, “cookies” are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone (device). These cookies are files which are used to collect information on your visit and allow us to provide the services you want and need.   We use cookies, for example, to identify you, to access your account and to manage your shopping basket.


This page is to help you understand how the cookies work and how to use currently available tools to configure them.





A cookie is a small text file stored on your device when you visit the site or see an advertisement. Their purposes include collecting information on your browsing and to offer you personalised services.


The cookies on your device are managed using your web browser.




Emiota cookies

These are cookies stored by Emiota on your device to meet the needs of navigation on our website, and to optimise and personalise the services we offer through the site.


Third-party cookies

These are cookies placed by partner companies of Emiota or when you click on advertising banners on our Web site.

These are cookies stored by other companies (for example, advertising providers or partners) in order to identify the your particular interests on the basis of the products you consult or purchase on our site and personalise the advertising addressed to you on our site or outside our site. They may be stored when you browse through our site or when you click on the advertising spaces on our site. We have no control over the cookies stored by advertising providers who act on their own behalf.  In the course of advertising partnerships we may have reason to pass data on to partners acting on our behalf concerning your purchases and the products viewed on our site. We ensure that partner companies agree to process the information collected on the Emiota Store site exclusively for the requirements of Emiota and in accordance with our instructions, in accordance with the amended “information technology and freedom” law of 6 January 1978 and undertake to take appropriate steps to secure and protect the confidentiality of such data.




Cookies which are strictly necessary


Our site uses some cookies which are required for it to function properly. They allow you to use the main functionalities of the site (for example using the shopping basket or accessing your account). Without these cookies you will not be able to use the site in a normal way.  These are cookies stored by Emiota which relate only to the operability of our site.


Analytics cookies


These are cookies that allow us to see how our site is used and how it performs and to improve its operation (for example, which pages are viewed most often).


Functional cookies


These are cookies that enable us to personalise your experience on our site (for example, reminders of the last products you viewed, or a record of the items in your shopping basket before you continue shopping). They also allow you to benefit from our personalised advice and offers on the basis of where you are browsing from (for example, if you come from one of our partner sites). They can also be used to provide you with functions which you have requested (e.g. your preferred store, or personalised advice).


Advertising cookies


These are cookies used to provide you with advertising or information in line with your areas of interest on our site or whilst browsing elsewhere on the Internet. Their uses include limiting the number of times that you see an advertisement and helping measure the impact of an advertising campaign.


Refusing these advertising cookies has no effect on your use of our site. However, refusing advertising cookies will not stop advertisements being displayed on our site or on the Internet.


It will only result in the displaying of advertising material that does not take account of your areas of interest or preferences.


These are primarily third party cookies.


The cookies mostly originate from advertising providers.  We cannot list them exhaustively.


Examples: udc, acdc, uic, evt, uei, uid


Cookies and plug-ins for social networks (social media buttons)


These social media cookies allow users to share pages and content via third party social networks. They are also used to target the advertising offered on social networks.


Our site also uses social media “plug-ins” or buttons.


Social media plug-ins facilitate the sharing of pages and content from our site on various social platforms. For example, they allow you to “like” and share information from our site with your friends on the social networks.


For this purposes these plug-ins use cookies that enable users’ browsing to be tracked whether or not you are a user of these platforms and whether or not you are signed into the social network while you are browsing. These cookies also enable targeted advertising on these platforms.


For more information on the use of your personal data in relation to the social networks you can consult the privacy policies of the third party social networks concerned.


Cookies and machine identifiers used for secure transactions


We hereby inform you that when you make an order, Emiota or its providers acting on its behalf may store cookies or collect information on your device including include information (technical characteristics) required for the recognition of the type of device in order to allow your equipment to be identified in order to secure transactions (preventing fraud). “Fingerprint” style cookies or machine identifiers are used for this purpose.  You are informed of this collection of data on your device to constitute a machine identifier by a banner when you first arrive at the site. By continuing to make purchases on our site without configuring the collection of your machine identifier, you accept the collection of this data and the creation of the identifier.




There are a variety of ways to manage cookies.


The settings of your web browser

You can choose to deactivate these cookies at any time. Your browser can also be configured to notify you of cookies when they are stored on your device and ask you whether to accept them. You can accept or refuse cookies on a case by case basis or set them to be refused automatically.

Please note that this setting is likely to change the conditions of access to our services which require the use of cookies.

If your browser is configured to refuse cookies, you will not be able to make purchases or benefit from key functions of our site, such as putting items in your shopping basket or receiving personalised recommendations. To manage cookies in the way that’s best for your needs we recommend you configure your browser taking account of the purposes of cookies as mentioned above.


How to check or block the storage of cookies:

The settings for each browser are different.  They are described in the help menu of your browser, which will tell you how to configure the cookie settings you want.

You can deactivate cookies by following the following instructions:


1/ if you use Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click on the “Tools” button, then on “Internet options”.

On the “General” tab, under “Browsing history”, click on “Settings”

Click on the button “Display files”.


2/ if you use Firefox

Go to the “Tools” tab of the browser and then select the menu item “Options”.

In the window which opens up, select “Privacy” and click on “Show Cookies...”


3/ if you use Safari

In the browser, select the menu item “Edit > Preferences”.

Click on “Security”.

Click on “Display cookies”.


4/ if you use Google Chrome

Click on the “Tools” menu icon.

Select “Options”.

Click on the “advanced  options” tab  and access the “confidentiality” section.

Click on the “Display cookies” button.


Configuration using a cookie management platform

You can manage your cookies by making use of cookie management platforms offered by advertising professionals.




Last update: Ocotober 2018