Update: December 2021 

This policy will be updated from time to time in order to harmonize it with our practices and services and to remain in compliance with the applicable regulations regarding personal data protection policies. Any substantial changes to this policy will be brought to your attention.  It is established in application of the following regulation:

  • Article 82 of the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978 as amended;
  • the RGPD (2016/679) of April 27, 2016 and in particular article 7 relating to the modalities of collection of consent;
  • the Cnil guidelines of September 17, 2020;
  • the recommendations of the CNIL of September 17, 2020.
  1. Introduction

Our website, https://www.thomas-export.com (hereinafter: «the website») uses cookies and other related technologies (for simplicity, all these technologies are referred to as «cookies») for the following main purposes

  • to carry out measurements and analyses of the audience and of your navigation on our site for the purpose in particular of improving our services;
  • to count visitors and identify the way they use the site;
  • to identify which site or search engine brought you to our site;
  • manage your user session;
  • to save your choices about cookies;
  • tailor the display and optimize the user experience to your preferences;
  • implement security measures.Cookies are also placed by partners we have engaged.


  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small files stored by your Internet browser. With the help of these files, we can recognize the preferences of our visitors as they navigate our website and design our site accordingly. You can configure your browser settings to notify you when cookies are set. In this way, the use of cookies becomes transparent to you. You can object to the use of cookies through your browser settings. However, this may prevent you from using all the features of our website

There are session cookies, which are temporary and deleted as soon as you leave our site, and permanent cookies, which remain on your terminal until their lifetime expires or until you delete them using your browser’s features.


  1. Cookies

3.1 Cookies strictly necessary

Strictly necessary cookies allow you to browse our site and use essential functions (management of the display of the information banner or its absence, recording of the opening of the cookie policy, verification test of the activation of cookies in the navigation). These cookies, which have a lifetime corresponding to the time of the session, do not collect any information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.

3.2 Technical or functional cookies

These cookies ensure that certain parts of our website function properly, that your user preferences are taken into account and that we can offer greater functionality and personalization. They can be set by us or by partners whose services we have added to our pages and allow, among other things, to manage the display language and the duration of your consent. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.

You may object to the use of these technical cookies and delete them using your browser settings, however, you may not be able to access the site.

These cookies have a very short lifespan corresponding to the time of the session, a few hours and at most, one year.

3.3 Analytic cookies

In order to adapt the site to visitors’ requests, these cookies allow us to measure the traffic on our site, in an anonymous way, via an analytical solution. This solution measures the number of unique visitors, the number of pages viewed, the country of origin of the connection to the site, the access service (live, via a search engine or a social network), the type of device used (computer, mobile or tablet), the most viewed and shared articles, as well as the time and date of visit.

Statistics are tracked anonymously, so no permission is requested to place analytical cookies.

These cookies have a lifespan that does not exceed 13 months.

3.4 Marketing/tracking cookies

Marketing/tracking cookies are cookies or other forms of local storage used to create user profiles in order to display advertising or track the user on this website or across multiple websites for similar marketing purposes.

You may object to the use of these technical cookies and delete them using your browser settings, however, you may not be able to access the site. Opting out of targeted advertising only means that the ads displayed on our site will no longer be tailored to your interests. It will not affect or prevent the display or receipt of other, non-targeted advertising.

These cookies have a lifetime of no more than 13 months.

  1. Cookies placed

The features of our website listed below rely on services provided by partners.

If you agree, these partners may set cookies that allow you to view content hosted by them directly on our website or to share our content. These cookies will record certain information about you. Details of the cookies that may be installed in your browser and the information they store are shown below. You can accept or decline cookies depending on their use and your preferences

Google Analytics

(Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Park-way, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA («Google»)) cookie to constantly improve our website and to analyze the use of our website in a version that allows the anonymous collection of IP addresses. Google uses the collected data on our behalf to analyze your use of our website, to create reports on the activities and to provide us with additional services related to the use of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can deactivate the storage of cookies by changing the corresponding settings in your browser software. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of the website to their full extent. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) from being stored and transmitted to Google. You can prevent the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr. This will install a logout cookie that prevents the collection of your data during your visit to this website. You can find more information on data protection at Google Analytics at the following link: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/fr.html and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html

These cookies have a lifetime of 1 year


Google Web Fonts

This website uses Google fonts to ensure a consistent font presentation. When a page is viewed, your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser’s cache to ensure that the text and fonts are displayed correctly. Web fonts are stored on our servers for this purpose. A data transfer to Google does not occur. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used. Additional information about Google’s web fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and on Google’s privacy notice: https://policies.google.com/privacy?fg=1

These cookies expire at the end of your session


Google reCAPTCHA

The purpose of this cookie is to protect our site from automated software abuse by identifying the user of the site as a human being and not as a robot. You can find more information about the processing of user data in the Google privacy notice

These cookies expire at the end of your session



The purpose of this cookie is to manage cookie consent. You can find more information about the processing of user data in the Complianz privacy notice: https://complianz.io/legal/privacy-statement/

These cookies have a lifetime of 1 year



This cookie is used to manage translations. You can find more information about the treatment of user data in the WPML privacy notice: https://complianz.io/legal/privacy-statement/

These cookies expire at the end of the session

Links to Other Websites: Our website also provides links to other offerings (including our online presence on Facebook, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and Instagram). These links are not «social plug-ins» (i.e., buttons that allow the operator providing an offering to collect information about our website users once they access our site). Please note, however, that information (including personal data, if any) about your visit may be collected by the operator of that offer when you access it. You can find more information in the privacy notice of the operator of the relevant offer.


  1. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up window with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click «Save Preferences» you are giving us permission to use the categories of cookies and extensions you selected in the pop-up window, as described in this cookie policy. You can disable the use of cookies through your browser, but please note that our website may not function properly.

In addition, if your terminal is used by more than one person, and where a single terminal has multiple browsers, we cannot be certain that the service to your terminal equipment is for your own use of that terminal equipment and not for the use of another user of that terminal equipment.

You are free to choose whether to share your use of your terminal equipment with others and to configure your browser settings with respect to cookies and other tracers.


5.1 Manage your consent settings

The installation of certain cookies when their exclusive purpose is not to allow or facilitate communication by electronic means or when they are not strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at your request, are subject to your consent.

Also, when you first visit the site, you are informed by a banner that if you continue browsing, you accept the installation of these cookies on your equipment. A cookie will be installed to remember your choice. Note however that if you delete this cookie your consent will be requested again.

You may at any time change your mind:

  • either by deleting the refusal cookie ;
  • or by the various means described in the section «Delete and/or reject cookies».

5.2 Delete and/or reject cookies and other trackers.

While most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, you can set your browser to accept or reject the installation or use of cookies, or to choose which cookies you accept based on who sets them. You can click on the «Help» menu of your browser to learn how to modify your cookie preferences.

You can also set your browser to accept or decline cookies on a case-by-case basis prior to their installation. You can also regularly delete cookies from your terminal via your browser. Do not forget to configure all the browsers of your different terminals (tablets, smartphones, computers.).

The configuration of each browser is different, you will find below the main sites for help with settings depending on your browser:

The main sites to help you set up your smartphone:


5.3 Cookies deposited by partners

These cookies depend on an external processor who may, if you accept their cookie, process personal data about you.

Within the framework of the use of the services of Google, data are transferred to the United States, country not having a level of protection equivalent to that practised in Europe, for the supply of the service of analysis and frequentation of the site and the fight against automatic software and automatic seeding (bot).

The European Commission’s standard contractual clauses have been signed to govern this transfer of data and provide an equivalent level of protection


  1. Your rights regarding personal data

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Information about your personal data, Article 15 of the GDPR
  • Rectification of incorrect or incomplete data, Article 16 of the GDPR
  • Deletion of personal data, Article 17 of the GDPR
  • Limitation of processing, Article 18 of the GDPR
  • Data portability, Article 20 of the GDPR
  • The right to object, Article 21 of the GDPR
  • To exercise your rights, you can contact us at any time, for example by using one of the contact options listed below

In addition, you also have the right to file a complaint with the data protection authority, Article 77 of the RGPD, and in particular in France with the CNIL.


  1. Contact details

For questions and/or comments on our cookie policy or to exercise any rights under the legal provisions applicable to personal data, please contact us using the following contact details, providing proof of your identity by any means: :

By post: Thomas Export, for the attention of the DPO, 1 Voie de la Gravière, 94290 VILLENEUVE LE ROI

By electronic way : info@thomas-export.fr