Cookies Policy

Use of cookies by Bureau Veritas

You are informed that the company Bureau Veritas, publisher of the site ("Bureau Veritas", "we", "us") uses cookies and other tracers on the www.[domainename.extension] site (the "Site").

These cookies are likely to be installed on your device, subject to the choices and options you have selected or may select at any time, in accordance with this policy.

In the interest of providing information and transparency, Bureau Veritas has defined this policy to allow you to learn more about:

  • The origins and purpose of the information processed when you browse the Site; 
  • Your rights with respect to cookies and other tracking devices used by Bureau Veritas. 

What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is a string of information, usually small and identified by name, that can be sent to your browser by a website you connect to. Your web browser will store this information for a certain period of time, and will send it back to the web server each time you reconnect to it.

Cookies have multiple uses: they can be used to memorize your customer identification details for a merchant site or the current contents of your shopping basket, as an identifier to allow you to trace your navigation for statistical or advertising purposes, etc.

What is the purpose of the cookies issued on the Site?

We use cookies and other tracking devices, notably for the following purposes: 

- Technical cookies necessary for the operation of the Site
These cookies are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the Site and the proper execution of the services you request, as well as to store your consent for other categories of cookies. You can disable them by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the Site functions.

Cookie NameCookie placed by Bureau Veritas or a third partyRetention period
cookie-agreedBureau Veritas6 months
JSESSIONIDNew RelicSession
ASP.NET_SessionIdGlobal News WireSession
ak_bmscGlobal News Wire24 hours
_GRECAPTCHAGoogle6 months
CONSENTYouTube13 months

- Analytical cookies for audience measurement: 
These cookies are used to improve our Site by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

Cookie NameCookie placed by Bureau Veritas or a third partyRetention period
Google Analytics13 months
_gaGoogle Analytics6 months
Google Analytics1 minute
_gidGoogle Analytics24 hours
_gaCompany Webcast13 months
_gidCompany Webcast24 hours
_ga_#Google Analytics13 months
_gatGoogle Analytics24 hours
collectGoogle AnalyticsSession

- Targeting and advertising cookies: 
These cookies track activity across websites in order to understand the interests of visitors and to deliver tailored advertising content. Examples include cookies used for follow-up marketing or advertising based on the visitor's interests.

Cookie NameCookie placed by Bureau Veritas or a third partyRetention period
GNWTrackerGlobe News WireSession

- Social network sharing cookies: 
These cookies allow you to share content from our Site and your reactions on social networks and to improve the user-friendliness of our content thanks to the sharing buttons. These cookies are placed by third parties (the social networks concerned) on our Site and also allow them to collect data about your browsing on their own behalf for advertising targeting purposes.

Cookie NameCookie placed by Bureau Veritas or a third partyRetention period
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVYouTube6 months

Links to the privacy policies of the third parties placing cookies:
Bureau VeritasGoogle Analytics | New RelicYouTube | Global News Wire

Cookies are stored on your terminal for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes pursued. In particular:

  • Cookies, which may or may not require your consent, are stored individually on your device for a period of time specific for each of them (see the duration specified in the table above);
  • The information collected via cookies is kept for 25 months from the date of their storage on your device.

Your choice, consent and/or refusal, regarding cookies is retained for a period of 6 months (after this period, we will ask you again to choose how you wish to manage your cookies on our Site).

How do you set your cookie choices?

When you browse the Site, we obtain your express consent prior to the deposit of cookies when they are not strictly necessary for the operation of the Site.

You may at any time be informed and modify your choices regarding the acceptance or refusal of cookies deposited on your terminal by going to the "Manage Cookies" tab, available at the bottom of each page of the Site.

You are free to accept or refuse cookies on a purpose by purpose basis or to accept or refuse them globally.

We draw your attention to the fact that the setting of cookies is likely to modify the functionalities of the Site and limit its performance.

You can also configure your browser software so that cookies are rejected, either systematically or according to their sender. Remember to configure all the browsers on your different devices (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.). The configuration of each browser is different. Here are a few examples:

To find out more about the protection of the data we process, click here.

Version from January 25, 2024