Cookies are text files containing minimal information that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, cell phone or other device every time you visit a website. At each link, the cookie sends the information back to the referring site.
There are various types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions, and they can remain on the user's computer for different periods of time: cookies can be qualified as persistent if they remain on the user's equipment until they expire, unless the user deletes them directly, or as session cookies if they are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. Cookies may also be first party cookies or third party cookies if the cookies are served by sites or web servers other than the site visited by the user.
Cookies used and their purposes
The cookies used on our sites can be categorised as follows:
These cookies are essential to allow the user to navigate the site and use the services requested, such as access to protected areas of the site.
Technical cookies are first-party cookies and may be session or persistent. We use this type of cookie to manage user registration and access to the site and it's features. Without these cookies you will not be able to access the services you have requested and our sites will not function properly.
These cookies, according to the applicable legislation, do not require the user's consent.
Among technical cookies, there are also functionality cookies that allow us to remember visitor's choices (such as username, language or country of access) and provide more personalized features requested by the user.
Analytical cookies collect information about how users use a site, such as which pages are visited most frequently. We use these cookies for:
- for statistical purposes, to understand how our sites are used
- to measure the distribution of our advertising campaigns.
The use of such cookies requires the user's prior consent.
These are also advertising cookies from third parties, such as advertisers and their agents, and may be persistent or session cookies. Basically, these are cookies related to advertising services.
Other third-party cookies:
For third party cookies served by the site, it is clarified that these are served by sites or web servers other than those of 4c, and used for purposes specific to said third parties. It should be noted that these third parties, listed below with links to their privacy policies, are typically independent data controllers; below the respective information:
Below is the list of cookies served by the site:
|Technical name||Purpose||Type of cookie||Duration||Domain|
|_fbp||Profiling cookie used for advertising campaigns promoted via Facebook.||Part One / Profiling||3 months||.4clegal.com|
|_ga||This cookie is used for statistics and reports on the number of visitors, browsing time, and how the site is used by users.||Analytical||2 years||.4clegal.com|
|_gid||Cookie used to collect information on how the site is used by users and to produce analysis reports.||Analytical||1 day||.4clegal.com|
|__cfduid||Cookie used to identify users, by IP address, and apply appropriate security measures.||Technician||1 month||.hs-scripts.com|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Cookie used for analysis resulting from the use of videos on a site.||Third parties / Profiling||5 months and 27 days||.youtube.com|
|CONSENT||-||Third parties||16 years and 8 months||.youtube.com|
|YSC||Cookie used to track video views||Third parties||Session||.youtube.com|
|fr||The cookie is used to show relevant ads to individual users and to measure and improve ads. The cookie also tracks user behaviour on the web on sites with a Facebook pixel or Facebook social plug- in.||Third parties / Profiling||3 months||.facebook.com|
|bscookie||Browser ID for the LinkedIn share and tag button.||Third parties / Profiling||2 years||.www.linkedin.com|
|bcookie||Cookie used to implement LinkedIn functionality on the site.||Third parties / Functionality||2 years||.linkedin.com|
|lidc||Cookie used for routing.||Third parties / Functionality||1 day||.linkedin.com|
|lang||Cookie used to store a user's language preferences in order to deliver content in the chosen language while browsing.||Third parties / Functionality||Session||.ads.linkedin.com|
|UserMatchHistory||Cookie used to display personalised advertisements.||Third parties / Profiling||1 month||.linkedin.com|
|AnalyticsSyncHistory||_||Third parties||1 month||.linkedin.com|
|IDE||Cookie used to deliver personalised advertising messages.||Third parties / Profiling||1 year and 24 days||.doubleclick.net|
How to manage cookies via browser features
To restrict, block or delete cookies you can use the settings of your web browser. For detailed instructions, click on the link for the browser you are using:
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If your browser is not among those suggested, please select the "Help" feature on your web browser for information on how to proceed.
You can also manage your cookie choices using online platforms such as AdChoice (https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN#!%2F)
Please note that some sections of our website are only accessible by enabling technical and functionality cookies; if you disable them, you may no longer have access to certain content and may not be able to fully appreciate the functionality of our website and the site may not function properly.