Cookies are data used by a server to send status information to a user’s browser, and by that browser to return status information to the originating server.

The status information can be, for example, a session ID, language, expiration date, response domain, etc.

Cookies allow status information to be retained for the duration of the cookie’s validity when a browser accesses different pages of a website or when the browser subsequently returns to that website.

There are different types of cookies:

  • session cookies that disappear as soon as the user leaves the site
  • permanent cookies that remain on the user’s terminal until the end of their lifetime or until the user deletes them using the functionalities of his browser.

musee-docteur-merieux.com COOKIES

These are the cookies deposited by musee-docteur-merieux.com on your terminal for the purposes of browsing our website, optimizing and personalizing our services on the site (these cookies mainly concern our web analytics solutions).

The Cookies we issue allow us to :

  • to establish statistics and volumes of frequentation and use of the various elements making up our site (sections and content visited, paths, etc.), enabling us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services;
  • adapt the presentation of our site to the display preferences of your web or mobile terminal (display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits to our site.


We may include, on our site, computer applications from third parties that allow you to share content from our site with others or to let others know your consultation or opinion about content on our site. This is notably the case of the “Share”, “Recommend”, “Tweet”, etc. buttons from social networks such as “Facebook”, “Twitter”, “Pinterest”, “Google +”.

The social network providing such an application button is likely to identify you through this button, even if you did not use this button when you visited our site. Indeed, this type of application button may allow the relevant social network to track your browsing on our site, simply because your account with the relevant social network was activated on your device (open session) during your browsing on our site.

We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information related to your browsing on our site and associated with the personal information they have in their possession. We invite you to consult the privacy protection policies of these social networks in order to find out the purposes of use, including advertising, of the navigation information they may collect through these application buttons. These protection policies must notably allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, notably by setting up your accounts for use of each of these networks.

Third party cookies issued on our site come from applications integrated into our site, the main ones being :

  • _ga
  • _gid
  • _gat


The settings by default of web browsers are usually set to accept cookies, but you can easily change this by changing your browser settings. However, please note that if you choose to disable cookies, some parts of our materials may not be accessible.

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