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Cookie Management

This website is published by Formind, whose head office is located at 43 rue Camille Desmoulins, 92130 Issy Les Moulineaux, France.

When you first connect to the Formind Consulting website, you are informed by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information related to your navigation may be recorded in files called “cookies”. Our Cookie Policy allows you to better understand the measures we take to manage your navigation on our website. More specifically, the policy informs you about all the cookies present on our website, their purpose and the steps to follow to configure them.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device whenever you visit a website.

2. Why do we use cookies?

These cookies are of a different nature depending on their purpose:

  • Technical cookies, which are necessary for the operation of the site and cannot be deactivated in our systems:
  • Technical cookies, necessary to manage your privacy preferences and which cannot be deactivated in our systems:
  • Cookies for measuring traffic and analyzing the audience of our site using the Matomo solution):
    Example of a Matomo cookie name:
    pk_ses :
  • Cookies included in the sharing buttons on social networks, enabling us to offer functionalities relating to social networks and media.

3. Setting your cookie preferences

When you first connect to the Formind website, a banner briefly presenting information on the deposit of cookies appears at the bottom of your screen, allowing you to accept or refuse the deposit of cookies. You can change your cookie preferences at any time, by clicking on the “padlock” icon at the bottom right of any page on our site.

3.1. Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the guidelines of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certain cookies do not require your prior consent insofar as :

  • They are strictly necessary for the operation of the website insofar as
  • They benefit from an exemption from consent under strictly defined conditions.

Matomo is configured to comply with the requirements of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) thanks to the following features:

  • Users tracked by Matomo are not “identifiable” thanks to the anonymization of their IP address. The last two bytes of each IP address are removed (the ipv4 address becomes, making it impossible to precisely identify visitors;
  • You may at any time revoke your previously authorized cookie deposit rights by accessing the cookie management module;
  • Visitors who have specifically activated their browser’s “Do not track” directive will never be tracked;
  • Raw data stored by Matomo is purged every 6 months.

The data collected preserves your anonymity and is not passed on to third parties or used for any other purpose. However, you may object to the use of this information by clicking on the “padlock” icon at the bottom right of any page on our site.

3.2. Cookies requiring your prior consent

This requirement concerns cookies issued by third parties and qualified as persistent in that they remain on your terminal until they are deleted or expire. Formind has set the lifetime of these cookies to 6 months. Social network sharing cookies enable you to share content on our site with other people. This processing of your personal data is based on your consent.

These cookies are deposited directly by these social networks. If you are connected to the social network while browsing our Site/Application, the sharing buttons enable you to link the content you consult to your user account.

This is notably the case for “Share” buttons, which are issued by social networks such as “Facebook”, “Twitter”, “LinkedIn”, etc. We have no control over the process used by these third parties to collect information relating to your browsing habits, and associated with the personal data they hold.

We invite you to consult the privacy protection policies of these third parties in order to learn about the purposes for which they may use the browsing information they may collect through their services, particularly for advertising purposes. In particular, these protection policies should enable you to exercise your choices with regard to these third parties, notably by configuring your user accounts for each of these services.

If you do not wish our site to save Cookies in your browser for this purpose, you can click on the following deactivation links, which will save a Cookie in your browser whose sole purpose is to neutralize the use of other Cookies from the same issuer.

Deactivating these cookies will prevent you from interacting with the social network(s) concerned:

  • For Facebook
  • For Twitter
  • For LinkedIn
  • For Google

4. Data protection rights

In accordance with our Data Protection Policy, you may exercise your rights by contacting Formind’s Data Protection Officer, by writing to the postal address given in the Policy or to the e-mail address:

You have the following rights concerning your Personal Data: right of access, right of rectification, right of opposition, right of deletion, right of limitation and right to data portability.

If you consider that Formind is not complying with its obligations regarding your Personal Data, you may lodge a complaint or a request with the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL, to which you can send an electronic request by clicking on the following link:

5. Updating the cookie management policy:

We may modify this cookie policy from time to time. We therefore invite you to consult it regularly to be aware of its latest version.

Date of last modification: 02/03/2023