Cookie Management Policy

SOMDIA, a public limited company headquartered at 39 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 75001 Paris, registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 036 510 865 (“SOMDIA”, “we”, “our” or “us”) operates and manages this website (the “Site”), which requires the use of a number of cookies to function.
This Policy summarizes the use we make of cookies on this Site and should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.
Cookies are information that a website can transfer to your browser and then store on your device. A cookie file allows its issuer to identify the device on which it is stored, for the duration of the cookie’s validity or registration. Their purposes can be varied. For example, the use of cookies can improve your online experience by allowing us to save your preferences.
For more information on cookies, we invite you to consult the websites and
Cookies we publish on our Site
We may, subject to your choices, install various cookies that allow us to recognize your device for the duration of the relevant cookie’s validity. We use cookies for the following purposes:


Type Purpose
Strictly necessary/technical These cookies are necessary for us to operate our Site so that you can access it as requested. For example, these cookies allow us to remember your previous actions during the same browsing session and secure our Site.
Analytical/Performance These cookies allow us to establish statistics and determine traffic volumes to improve the relevance and user-friendliness of the services offered.
Functionality These cookies allow you to save your language preferences and enhance your user experience by providing tailored content.

Cookies managed by SOMDIA are kept for up to thirteen months.
Cookies placed on our Site by third parties
We may include third-party computer applications on our Site that allow you to share content from our Site with others or make known to others your viewing or opinion regarding content on our Site. This is the case with social media buttons (“Facebook”, “Twitter”, “Google Plus”).
The application button allows the social network to identify you: it allows them to track your navigation on our Site as long as your account on the relevant social network is active on your device (session open) during your browsing on our Site.
The issuance and use of such cookies are subject to the privacy policies of these social networks. We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our Site and associate it with the personal data they have. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks to understand the purposes of use, especially advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. These privacy policies should allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, particularly by configuring your user accounts for each of these networks.
Through the cookie management form
If you do not want SOMDIA to use all or part of the above-mentioned cookies, you can make your choices through the cookie management form (or plugin) that appears when you access our Site.
Through browser settings
Additionally, you can disable the installation of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly. Most browsers indicate how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified of receiving a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies.
If you want to configure your browser to disable the installation of cookies, you can follow the instructions below:
  • For Mozilla Firefox: select the “Tools” menu, then “Options”. Click on the “Privacy” icon, locate the “Cookies” menu, and select your preferred options.
  • For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and later versions: select the “Tools” menu, then “Internet Options”. Click on the “Privacy” tab and, using the slider, select the desired level.
  • For Opera 6.0 and later versions: in the “File” menu, select “Preferences”, then click on “Privacy” and select the desired options.
  • For Safari: in the Safari menu, select “Preferences”, then click on “Security” and select the desired options.
  • For Google Chrome: select the Chrome menu, then select “Settings” and click on “Advanced Settings”. In the Privacy section, choose “Content Settings”, then in the “Cookies” section, you can select your options.
Most browsers also allow users to use a “private mode” that automatically deletes cookies after their visit to the Site. Please read your browser’s help section to learn how to enable “private mode”.
Finally, you can manually delete cookies already stored at any time. Please read your browser’s help section to learn how to delete stored cookies. However, this will not prevent the Site from placing new cookies on your device until you have adjusted your browser settings as described above.
Please note that restricting the placement or reading of cookies on your device may impact your user experience and may prevent you from properly using parts of our Site.
We invite you to contact us with any requests:
  • By email at the following address:;
  • By post at the following address:
Attention: Data Protection Officer
39 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau
75001 PARIS.