Cookie management and management policy

The Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle uses cookies and other related technologies (for the sake of simplification, all these technologies are referred to as “cookies”) on its websites. These cookies are set by the Muséum or by third parties. They ensure access to the functionalities and content of this website in order to offer an optimised consultation of our websites, and to gather statistics on this consultation. This policy will explain what a cookie is, which ones are used on our website and how to manage them.

Cookies are computer files that are automatically deposited on the hard drive of your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you browse our Sites. They are managed by your internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome).
Cookies have many uses: they can be used to memorise your customer ID, to determine the language in which the web page is displayed, to track your browsing for statistical or advertising purposes, etc.

According to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL), there are several types of cookies:

  • "Necessary", internal cookies, which allow information to be recorded between two visits to the same website on the same device (e.g. recording connection identifiers or interface customisation elements). 
  • Statistical" cookies, which enable us to monitor your interactions with the site and to compile statistics in order to optimise the quality of your browsing. The statistics established must be anonymous (i.e. they do not allow you to be identified).
  • First-party" cookies are deposited by the site. They may be deposited in addition to the necessary cookies and may be used to collect personal data, track user behaviour and serve advertising purposes. For these reasons, their deposit is conditional upon your consent. 

Third party" cookies are cookies placed by (or for) a site B on the site: this allows site B to see which pages you have visited on the said site, and thus to collect information about you.
For these reasons, their deposit is also conditional on your consent.

What is a script?

A script is a piece of code that is used to make our website work properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

What is an invisible tag?

A web beacon is a small piece of text or image that is invisible on a website and is used to track traffic to a website. To do this, various data about you is stored using invisible tags.

The cookies set

Technical cookies

The Muséum must use these cookies to ensure that certain web pages function properly. This is why they do not require your consent.

SurnameRetentionFunction
Functional
eu-consent6 months    Storing your cookie preferences
has_js Adapting the website to your browser’s capacities
adaptative_image Adapting the website to your browser’s capacities

This data is not shared with third parties.

Analytical cookies

The Muséum uses analytical cookies only for the purpose of internal research on how it can improve the service it provides to all its users. These cookies are simply used to assess the way you interact with its website - as an anonymous user (the data collected cannot be used to identify you personally).

Matomo
SurnameRetentionFunction
Statistics (anonymous)
_pk_id13 monthsStoring a unique user ID
_pk_ses30 minutesCalculating a session duration

Third party cookies

Third party cookies, notably from social media networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) can be set by these third parties when you share contents of our Website with other people or when you let them know your views on these contents via an application button (plug-in). The Muséum has no control over the process used by these social networks to collect information relating to your browsing on its Websites, associated with the personal data available to them. The Muséum invites you to consult their data protection policies in order to know your rights with respect to each of them, and to manage your privacy settings.

Antispam cookies

Recaptcha - Protection of contact forms against robots

surnameretentionFunction
NID1 monthProviding functionalities
_GRECAPTCHASession durationProviding functionalities
Cookies for audio and video


Acast - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us or by our partners.

surnameretentionFunction
intercom-id-ayi0335i9 monthsUnique anonymous identifier (Acast)
intercom-session1 weekSession tracking (Acast)

To find our more, you can visit https://www.acast.com/en/privacy.

Dailymotion - Distributing audiovisual content produced by us, or by our partners.

surnameretentionFunction
ts13 monthsFraud prevention and detection
dmvkSession durationStatistical monitoring
client_token10 hoursAccess token
v1st13 monthsFraud prevention and detection
usprivacy6 monthsStoring your cookie preferences

Deezer - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us, or by our partners.

surnameretentionFunction
bm_sz4 hoursFunctionality placed by mailchimp to manage and control a list
_abck1 yearAkamai Bot Manager - security cookie, this cookie passes through the mailchimp service
dzr_uniq_id6 monthsDisplaying multimedia contents
sidSession durationDisplaying multimedia contents
tokenSession durationDisplaying multimedia contents

To find our more: https://www.deezer.com/legal/personal-datas

Soundcloud - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us, or by our partners.

surnameretentionFunction
sc_anonymous_id10 yearsProviding functionalities

To find our more: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy

Spotify - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us, or by our partners.

surnmaeRetentionFunction
sp_landing1 dayProviding functionalities. Can also be used to record the user’s interaction and preferences in terms of the audio content - This can be used for statistical and marketing purposes.
sp_t 1 yearProviding functionalities. Can also be used to record the user’s interaction and preferences in terms of the audio content - This can be used for statistical and marketing purposes.

To find our more: https://www.spotify.com/us/legal/privacy-policy

Megaphone - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us, or by our partners.

surnmaeretentionFunction
_gat1 minuteStatistical monitoring
_gid24 hoursStatistical monitoring
_ga2 yearsStatistical monitoring

To find our more: https://www.megaphone.fm/terms/privacy

Radio France - Distributing podcast audio contents produced by us, or by our partners.

surnmaeRetentionFunction
xtant1 yearStatistical monitoring
xtan1 yearStatistical monitoring
xtvrn1 yearStatistical monitoring
xtidc13 monthsStatistical monitoring

To find our more, you can visit https://www.radiofrance.com/informations-cookies

On your first connection to the website, you will be shown a cookie management module so you can accept or refuse all or some of the cookies present on our website.  
This module is always accessible on this link, or at the top of the page.

However, if you refuse or delete cookies, we cannot guarantee the proper functioning of the website.

How to manage your cookies on your browser

You can block or delete your cookies at any time via your browser settings. You can also set your browser to notify you of any cookie installation.


Opposition platform

Some tracking cookies are installed by third parties for advertising purposes. You can delete these cookies in a centralised way on professional platforms that centralise your choices, such as the website https://youronlinechoices.eu.

This website is offered by digital advertising professionals working within the European association EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.