Policy on the use of cookies on the site www.top-pilots.com

When you first connect to the Site, you are warned by a banner at the bottom left of your screen that information relating to your navigation may be recorded in files called “cookies”. Our policy on the use of cookies allows you to better understand the provisions that we implement in terms of navigation on our website. In particular, it informs you about all the cookies present on our website, their purpose and gives you the steps to follow to configure them.

1. General information on the cookies present on the Site

The Site Owner, as the publisher of this website, may place a cookie on the hard disk of your terminal (computer, tablet, cell phone, etc.) in order to guarantee you a smooth and optimal browsing on our website. Cookies” are small text files of limited size that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet or cell phone in order to personalize the services we offer you. It is used exclusively for our own needs in order to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content tailored to your interests. None of this information is communicated to third parties except when the Site Owner has obtained your prior consent or when the disclosure of this information is required by law, by order of a court or any administrative or judicial authority empowered to know. To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site, their name, their purpose and their duration of retention.

2. Configuring your preferences on cookies

You can accept, configure or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time.

When you first connect to the Site, a banner briefly presenting information on the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom left of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your navigation on the Site (by loading a new page or by clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept the deposit of cookies on your terminal. You are also deemed to have given your consent to the deposit of cookies by clicking on the “accept all” icon in the banner at the bottom left of your screen. Depending on the type of cookie in question, your consent to the deposit and reading of cookies on your terminal may be required.

2.1 Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the recommendations of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certain cookies are exempt from the prior collection of your consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the exclusive purpose of enabling or facilitating communication by electronic means. These include session identifier cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing session cookies and cookies for personalizing your interface. These cookies are fully subject to this policy insofar as they are issued and managed by the Site Owner.

2.2 Cookies requiring your prior consent

This requirement concerns cookies issued by third parties and which are qualified as “persistent” insofar as they remain in your terminal until they are deleted or their expiry date. As such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and deposit are subject to their own privacy policies, a link to which is provided below. This family of cookies includes audience measurement cookies (in particular Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which the Site Owner does not use) and social network sharing cookies (in particular from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn). Audience measurement cookies establish statistics concerning the attendance and use of various elements of the website (such as the content/pages you have visited). This data helps to improve the ergonomics of the Website.

An audience measurement tool is used on this website:
Google Analytics whose privacy policy is available (only in English) from the following link: www.policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr-CA

Social network sharing cookies are issued and managed by the publisher of the social network concerned. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share some of the content published on the Site, in particular through a sharing application “button” according to the social network concerned.Four types of social network sharing cookies may be present on the Site:

Facebook, whose cookie policy can be consulted by clicking on the following link: en-eng.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
LinkedIn, whose policy on cookies can be found by clicking on the following link: www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy?_l=fr_FR
YouTube, where you can find the necessary help to delete cookies from the Google Chrome browser by clicking on the following link support.google.com/youtube/answer/32050?hl=en but also the complete policy on cookies from the following link www.google.fr/intl/fr/policies/technologies/cookies/2

You have various tools to set cookies


Most Internet browsers are configured by default so that the deposit of cookies is allowed. Your browser offers you the opportunity to modify these standard settings so that all cookies are systematically rejected or that only some of the cookies are accepted or rejected depending on their sender.

CAUTION: We draw your attention to the fact that refusing the deposit of cookies on your terminal is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or functionalities of this Site. Where applicable, the Site Owner declines all responsibility for the consequences related to the deterioration of your browsing conditions that occur due to your choice to refuse, delete or block the cookies necessary for the operation of the site. Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your terminal or to notify you when new cookies are likely to be placed on your terminal. These settings do not affect your browsing experience, but you lose all the benefits provided by the cookie. Please see below for the many tools available to you so that you can set the parameters of the cookies placed on your terminal.

2.3 Setting your Internet browser

Each Internet browser has its own settings for managing cookies.

To find out how to modify your cookie preferences, you will find below the links to the necessary help to access the menu of your browser provided for this purpose:

– Chrome: support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
– Firefox: support.mozilla.org/en/kb/activate-desactivate-cookies
– Internet Explorer: support.microsoft.com/en-eng/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
– Opera: help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.htmlSafari: support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_FR&locale=en_FR

For more information about cookie management tools, you can visit the CNIL website: www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser.

If you have any questions or require further information about this cookie policy, please contact us using our contact form.