PENTALABBS SAS is a French simplified joint-stock company (SAS), registered at the Companies Register under the No. Orléans B 400 300 190, headquartered at Château des Hauts – 1 rue des Hauts, 45380 at La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin. PENTALABBS SAS is an affiliate PENTALOG GROUP (the mother company is PENTALOG FRANCE SAS).
The term ” PENTALABBS” shall be used to refer to PENTALABBS SAS. As a data controller, PENTALABBS, attaches great importance to the respect and the protection of its users’ privacy.
This Cookies charter governs their use and operation on the website https://www.pentalabbs.com and https://www.pentalabbs.fr hereafter referred jointly or separately as the “Site” and is therefore addressed to all persons who will browse the Site, hereinafter referred to as “User (s)”.
1.1. The National Commission for Information Technology and Freedoms (“CNIL”) describes the cookie as: “A small computer file, a plotter, deposited and read for instance when consulting a website, reading an email, installing or using software or a mobile application, regardless of the type of terminal used (computer, smartphone, e-reader, video game console connected to the Internet, etc.).
The term “cookie” covers for example:
1.2. The cookie is thus placed temporarily in the memory of the User’s terminal (“session” cookie) or stored permanently on the hard drive (“persistent” cookie), by a web page server. Cookies cannot run programs or introduce viruses to the terminal. Cookies are uniquely assigned and can only be read by a web server in the domain that sent them.
1.3. The cookies are attributed in a unique manner and can be read only by a web server of the domain which transmitted them.
PENTALABBS relied on the latest CNIL publications which precisely describes the legal framework applicable to cookies.
With regard to the law applicable to cookies, the CNIL distinguishes two types of cookies:
3.1. Cookies exempted from User consent
According to the CNIL “These are cookies strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service expressly requested by the user or the tracers which aim to allow or facilitate the transmission of communication by electronic means”. These cookies “do not require consent” from Users.
These cookies are including:
When these cookies are used on its Site, PENTALABBS will inform Users thereof.
3.2. Cookies requiring the collection of the User’s consent
According to the CNIL, this type of cookies “may for example be linked to the display of personalized or non-personalized advertising (when cookies are used to measure the audience of the advertising displayed in the latter case) or to sharing features on social networks ”.
Without consent, the User consent, cookies cannot be placed and / or read on his terminal.
4.3. In addition to PENTALABBS, third parties may indeed place cookies on the Users’ terminal, for example the partners of PENTALABBS, advertising agencies and other data controllers.
4.4. In all transparency, PENTALABBS will indicate the issuers of cookies concerned in order to keep Users informed.
In a transparent manner, Users are informed of all types of cookies that PENTALOG is likely to collect, use or operate whether with or without their consent.
5.2. Cookies for personalizing the browsing experience (optional cookies)
These cookies are intended to improve the User experience and facilitate their research by offering them products and offers related to their areas of interest. However, this type of cookies is not essential for navigation.
These may, for example, be cookies for displaying personalized banners outside our Site, a system of service recommendations (last subject viewed, suggested reading or product or service, etc.).
These cookies will be retained at least for visits to the User’s Site and at maximum for a period not exceeding that provided for by applicable law
5.3. Essential or functional cookies
These cookies which are strictly necessary for the operation of our Site and therefore cannot be disabled. Thus, Users’ consent is not required in accordance with 3.1. However, it remains possible to oppose it by modifying the settings of the browser used by the User via his platform (see article 7.). This opposition will lead to a degradation of the navigation experience.
These cookies will be retained at least for visits to the User’s Site and at maximum for a period not exceeding that provided for by applicable law.
5.4. Targeting cookies
These cookies are used to display targeted offers to the User when browsing on the Website as well as on another site. These cookies include also audience measurement cookies and their use allows PENTALABBS to obtain statistics related the use of its Website.
PENTALABBS has no power of action over these cookies which are managed by other companies. Indeed, only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information in this cookie.
Besides, our Website hosting advertising partners is likely to send them information related to products and services consulted by the User. If that is the case, these companies must undertake to keep this data confidential as part of the French Data Protection Act (January 6, 1978) and the European data protection regulations (RGPD).
This is the case of cookies used by Google Analytics.
See https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en for more information.
These cookies are also offered by third parties so that the User can access certain services.
The use of this type of cookies requires the consent of the Users. These cookies will be retained for visits to the User’s Site for a period not exceeding that provided for by applicable law.
6.3. Before each deposit of cookies on the terminal, the prior consent of the User is required for cookies not exempt from consent. This consent request is made on a banner that clearly defines essential information to enlighten the user, namely:
9.2. PENTALABBS reserves the right to amend its Cookies Charter at any time. PENTALABBS shall publish all substantial amendments on its Website visibly, and they shall be applicable from publication of them.
Document updated on December 11th 2020.