1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on the hard disk of the computer, the smartphone of each visitor or any other device optimized for the Internet during the consultation of our website. Cookies allow a website to recognize the visitor, to signal his passage on this or that page and to provide an additional service to him: improving his browsing comfort, securing his connection and adapting the content of a webpage to his interests.
The information stored by cookies, during a period of limited validity, include the pages visited, the advertisements on which the visitor clicked, the type of browser used, the information entered on a site to avoid the visitor to retype it. This information is sometimes attached to the IP address of the visitor.
2. What is the purpose of the cookie?
The purpose of cookies is to provide the user with faster access to selected services.
This information does not reveal your identity or any personal data. It also does not allow access to content stored on the device through which the visitor accesses our website, but allows our system to identify the visitor as a specific user who visited the website previously, who visualized specific pages, etc. It also allows you to keep your personal preferences and technical information, such as the visits made or the specific pages you visit.
3. What types of cookies are used?
Cookies strictly necessary for the functioning of the Site
These cookies are essential for browsing the Site (such as session IDs) that allow you to use the main features of the Site and secure your connection.
These cookies allow you to remember your user preferences and optimize the operation of the Site. They also make it possible to adapt the presentation of the Site to the preferences.
In order to meet the demands of our visitors, we measure the number of visits, the number of pages viewed as well as the visitors’ activity on the site and their frequency of return. These cookies make it possible to establish traffic analysis statistics from which the contents of our site are improved according to the success met by this or that page with our visitors.
Cookies have a lifespan for the time of the session and maximum, thirteen months.
4. What are the choices regarding cookies?
You can choose to accept the deposit of cookies on your device and return to this decision at any time by modifying the settings of your internet browser.
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your browser or you prefer to receive information each time a cookie is requested to be installed, you can configure your browsing options as you wish. Most browsers allow you to manage cookies in 3 different ways:
– Cookies are always rejected;
– The browser asks the user if he/she wants to install each cookie;
– Cookies are always accepted.
Your browser may also include the ability to select in detail the cookies you want to install on your computer. In concrete terms, the user can normally accept one of the following options:
– Reject cookies on specific domain names;
– Reject third-party cookies;
– Accept cookies as non-persistent (they will be eliminated when closing the browser);
– Allow the server to create cookies for a different domain name.
To accept, know, block or eliminate the cookies installed on your computer, you can use the configuration of the browser options installed on your computer.
You can find information on how to configure the most used browsers by exploring the following locations:
– Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Confidentiality -> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or browser help.
– Firefox : Tools -> Options -> Confidentiality -> History -> Customized Configuration. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or browser help.
– Chrome : Settings -> Show advanced options -> Confidentiality -> Content configuration. For more information, you can consult Google support or browser help.
– Safari : Preferences -> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or browser help.
Regarding third-party cookies, that is to say, those that are extern to our website, we will not be responsible for the content and veracity of the privacy policies they contain. This is why the information we offer always refers to the source.
Hereafter, we inform you in detail about the cookies that can be deposited during the consultation of our website. Depending on your navigation, they can all settle or only some of them.
5. What are the rights regarding cookies?
In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 and the European Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to rectify, oppose and access and delete data concerning you.
Preventing your cookie from being placed on your device does not remove the ads displayed on the content you view online. Your refusal only blocks the adaptation of these advertisements to your centers of interest as deduced from your navigation course.
NB: If your device is used by more than one person or has multiple Internet browsers, some of your cookie choices may not be taken into account permanently, either because you have used another browser or because a third party has changed your browser settings. We are not in a position to prevent these external elements and to guarantee the durability of the choices you originally made.
From December 1st, the magic of Christmas settles in Chambord and in the Loire Valley and makes you live unforgettable moments.
Discover our special offer The Magic of Christmas to enhance your stay.
Celebrate Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve with us.
Our Chef Alexandre Trazeres proposes you exceptional festive menus, as well as a gourmet brunch on 25/12 and 01/01.
Loire Valley castles, but also the Zoo of Beauval, get into the Christmas spirit. Discover the animation agenda for this much-awaited period.