This page contains information on any cookies likely to be saved to your device, whether it be your computer, cell phone, tablet or smart TV, when visiting (i) the Rhythm webPlatform, accessible at [RHYTH WEBLINK] (hereinafter as the “Platform”).
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Our main objective is to ensure that you receive a reliable, effective, and functional service when browsing on our Platform. On occasion, services provided on the internet need to save certain information on your device (computer, cell phone, tablet) using small files called “cookies”.
These text files are saved to your computer when you visit a Platform or view an ad. They are handled by your web browser and only the issuer of a cookie is likely to read the information it contains.
Cookies may also be saved by social media tools if you use these functionalities (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.).
Cookies can be divided into several types: functional cookies, user experience personalization cookies, analytics cookies, advertising cookies, and social network cookies.
Besides how they are used, cookies may also be classified according to their issuer:
Cookies may consist of « session » cookies that only last for as long as the Platform is being viPlatformd, or may consist of cookies of a longer duration, which allow information from one visit to be memorized until the next.
You can configure cookies settings yourself by accessing the cookie settings page available at all times on the Platform.
WHAT ARE THE COOKIES ISSUED ON OUR PLATFORM USED FOR?
Internal cookies Internal cookies that are directly saved by Rhythm are mainly functional cookies. They are saved on your device primarily for the browsing needs on our Platform, identification, and for the optimization and personalization of our services and content.
These functional cookies serve the following purposes:
Most internal functional cookies expire at the end of your visit to our Platform. Others have a longer duration, although this never exceeds 13 months in accordance with current regulations.
Third-party advertising cookies: these cookies are saved via third-party content distributed in our advertising spaces
Advertising cookies are saved by non-affiliated companies (like advertisers, advertising agencies, communications consulting agencies, audience measurement companies, providers of targeted advertising, etc.) through the advertising spaces on our Platform; the operation of these spaces helps pay for the content and services that we provide to you free of charge.
First and foremost, these cookies allow us to record the total number of ads viewed in our advertising spaces, to identify these ads, their number of respective views, the number of users who have clicked on each ad, and where applicable, the actions then taken by these users on the Platforms where these ads take them, all in order to calculate amounts owed to members of the advertising distribution chain (communications agency, advertising agency, distribution Platform/media) and to establish statistics.
These advertising cookies also allow us to adjust the advertising content displayed on your device in our advertising spaces in accordance with the browsing behavior of your device on our Platform, or even on the location data transmitted by your device, where applicable (behavioral advertising). This allows you to see the advertisement we believe to be the most suitable for the user profile on your device. These cookies also allow us to limit the number of times you see the same ad on the same media.
We do not always have final control over these cookies saved by non-affiliated companies that act independently. Such cookies are subject to the privacy protection policies of said third parties. Nevertheless, if you wish to refuse all or some of these cookies, please follow the steps outlined below.
Social network cookies (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) generated by share buttons
We are likely to include computer applications originating with third parties on our Platform. These applications allow you to share content from our Platform with third parties. These include "Share" and "Like" buttons from social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+.
Social networks providing a share button will likely identify you using this function, even if you have not used this button during your visit. This type of button can allow the social network in question to track your browsing behavior on our Platform simply because your social network account was activated on your device (open session) during your visit.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information on your browsing of our Platform and information pertaining to the personal data in their possession. We suggest you consult the privacy protection policies of these social networks to learn about how browsing information collected by them through the use of these application buttons (e.g., for advertising), and ways to disable their tracking functions.
ACCEPTING OR REFUSING COOKIES
If you click on “Personalize”, you will be redirected to the cookie management page which gives you the ability to delete or disable all or part of these cookies directly from the Platform, with the exception of the functional cookies necessary for the Platform to function, as indicated above.
You are informed that when you visit a third party webPlatform on which the Rhythm player is embedded, you may see a message within the player asking for your acceptance of cookies. By playing the content, you confirm your acceptance of cookies, but you may also chose to personalize your cookie settings before playing the content.
In any case, you may change your mind at any time and decide to accept, delete or disable all or part of these cookies, either directly through the Platform, or by using your browser or professional platforms for this purpose, with the exception of the functional cookies necessary for the Platform to function, as indicated above.
Choices available through the Platform
A cookie settings page, enabling you to personalize your cookie preferences, is available at any time on the footer of our webPlatform, as well as through the Rhythm player settings menu.
Choices available through your browser
All browsers offer configuration options to:
The configuration of each browser is different. We suggest you consult the help menu on your browser in order to configure your browser as you wish.
Consenting to cookies
The saving of a cookie on a device is governed by user-defined settings for the user’s browsing software.
If you have accepted the saving of cookies through your browser, they will be integrated into the pages and content you have viewed and may be temporarily stored in a dedicated location on your device. They will only be readable by their issuer.
There are different options for refusing cookies, which may impact the functioning of the service you request on our Platform.
How to implement your choice according to the browser you use
When it comes to managing cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. More information can be found in the help menu of your browser, which will inform you of the proper procedure to follow:
How to manage and/or delete cookies according to the browser you use
At any time you may view the cookie management settings used by your browser, and delete any cookies it has stored, which must be done one by one. To make your search easier, please find below a list of direct links for each of the main browsers in use:
This configuration is different on your cell phone or tablet:
Do Not Track
Finally, you may configure the browser on your device to send a code informing webPlatforms that you do not wish to be tracked. This option is often called “Do Not Track” and can be accessed at the following links for the main browsers listed below:
However, we draw your attention to the fact that we cannot guarantee that this choice will always be acted on by independent non-affiliated companies. Therefore, on its own, this option does not represent a solution for refusing all cookies.
Choices available through professional platforms
The refusal of cookies will not prevent the display of advertising on our Platform. However, its content will no longer be adapted to the browsing data from your device.
NOTICE: We remind you that refusing cookies is likely to modify the terms of your access to our Platform as well as its use (viewing our content, saving identifying information, receiving personalized recommendations, etc.). Consequently, we invite you to configure your cookies using the methods explained above, keeping in mind their purpose, as explained above.