Cookie management

Cookie management

Cookies are installed and used on your computer when you browse this site: Accept / Decline / Learn More. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device.

Our use of cookies

Cookies are a set of data stored on a user’s device when the user browses a web site. The data is in a file containing an ID number, the name of the server which deposited it and, in some cases, an expiry date. We use cookies to record information about your visit, language of preference, and other parameters on the site in order to optimise your next visit and make the site even more useful to you.

To improve your experience, we use cookies to store certain browsing information and provide secure navigation, and to collect statistics with a view to improve the site’s features. For a complete list of the cookies we use, download “Ghostery”, a free plug-in for browsers which can detect, and, in some cases, block cookies

Ghostery is available for free.

You can also visit the CNIL web site for instructions on how to configure your browser to manage cookie storage on your device.

In the case of third-party advertising cookies, you can also visit the following site: youronlinechoices, offered by digital advertising professionals within the European Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA). From the site, you can deny or accept the cookies used by advertising professionals who are members..

It is also possible to block certain third-party cookies directly via publishers:

Cookie type Means of blocking
Analytical and performance cookies

Google Analytics

Targeted advertising cookies



The following types of cookies may be used on our websites:

Mandatory cookies Functional cookies Social media and advertising cookies

These cookies are needed to ensure the proper functioning of the site and cannot be disabled. They help ensure a secure connection and the basic availability of our website.

On our CMS; Drupal, these are CAS and PHP session cookies for monitoring (IP, response times).

These cookies are deleted at the end of the session (disconnection or closure of the browser).

These cookies allow us to analyse site use in order to measure and optimise performance. They allow us to store your sign-in information and display the different components of our website in a more coherent way.

These cookies are used by advertising agencies such as Google and by social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Among other things, they allow pages to be shared on social media, the posting of comments, and the publication (on our site or elsewhere) of ads that reflect your centres of interest.

On our Drupal CMS, there is no cookie of this type..


For more information about the cookies we use, contact INRA’s Data Protection Officer by email at or by post at:



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The navigation continues and the cookies are deposited and collect the information.

No cookie can be refused, as they are necessary for the proper functioning of the session.


Last update: May 2018