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In accordance with its policy on the protection of personal data, the national Institute for the development of continuing vocational training (Institut national pour le développement de la formation professionnelle continue - INFPC), collects, stores and processes certain items of personal data in order to deliver its services to its users, in the capacity of Data Controller.

In this context, and in compliance with the Law of 1 August 2018 on the organisation of the National Commission for Data Protection (Commission nationale pour la protection des données) and the general scheme of data protection and with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the "GDPR") (referred to collectively as the "Laws on the protection of personal data"), the INFPC uses cookies on, its Internet site .

The cookies used by the INFPC are stored on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device allowing Internet surfing (the "Terminal"), according to your choices on cookies, which you may change at any time using the settings of your browser.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are files (texts, images or software) that make it possible to record certain items of information about your browsing; they are saved on the hard disk of your Terminal when you visit a website.

Cookies are sent by the website's server to your browser. Cookies receive and include information about the pages you visit, the links you click on, the type of browser you are using, and your IP address; they enable the INFPC to identify the Terminal in which it is stored, for the duration of the validity or storage of the cookie concerned; its content can only be edited by the INFPC. 

As indicated on the information banner on the '' website, by continuing to browse our website you accept the deposit of cookies on your Terminal. You may change your decision on this at any time and oppose the deposit of cookies via your browser's settings.

Thus cookies make it possible to collect certain items of data so that we are able to offer you personalised services that match your needs. They also make it possible to configure your experience, your access, your profile parameters, your notifications and your marketing preferences. Cookies also save information about your use of our website, the time you spend visiting it, the functions you use, and any malfunction that occurs during your use.

Why the INFPC uses cookies

The INFPC uses three types of cookie: (i) browser cookies (optional), (ii) session cookies (essential) and (iii) tracking cookies (optional).

Cookies are classed as 'essential' if they are necessary for activating the website's basic functions, such as a safe connection to your user space. They are activated automatically when you use the website and log on.

Cookies are classed as 'optional' if they make it possible to gather information about your use of the website but are not essential.

Both essential and optional cookies may also be functional, for example files that enable other functions, such as saving preferences, social interactions, the possibility of posting comments on our website, and analysis of your use in order to optimise the website.

Browsing cookies (optional)

Cookies of this type are used to improve the user's comfort during subsequent visits to the INFPC's website.

They make it possible, inter alia, to save information about your preferred language, your acceptance of cookies, and your participation in any satisfaction surveys the INFPC may propose on its website.

Session cookies (essential)

Cookies of this type are used in the personal workspace; they make it possible to know whether the user has been authenticated or not.

Tracking cookies (optional)

Cookies of this type are generated by Google Analytics to distinguish successive sessions by the same user.

Thus these different types of cookies enable us to offer you content that matches your needs and to improve your browsing of our website.

How to manage cookies

Configuring your browser

You can configure your browser software so that cookies are either stored in your Terminal or refused, either systematically for all websites or depending on the emitter (specific sites).

You also have the possibility of configuring your browsing software so that you are asked to either accept or refuse the cookies you are offered each time, before any cookies can be left on your Terminal.

Configuration depends on which browser you use.

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