Information about cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone that makes it possible to save and track data about your use of the website. Metaphores.com uses cookies to identify you or store your product selection in your basket, for example. Cookies are managed by your Internet browser.
By continuing to use the Metaphores.com website, you consent to our cookie settings and agree that you understand the terms of our cookies policy.
You can edit your preferences at any time by going to the "Managing your cookie preferences" section.

What cookies do we use?

There are two types of cookies on our website:

  • Cookies strictly necessary for the website to function
    These cookies allow you to use the main features of the Metaphores.com website, such as storing your product selection in your basket. These cookies make browsing easier and are required to make online purchases.

  • Third-party cookies
    These are particularly statistical analysis cookies that collect information about navigation on our website, thereby enabling us to improve your user experience and tailor the services to your preferences. There are also advertising cookies that aim to personalise and/or improve the content and browsing experience by providing you with interest-based services on other websites. 

    All of the information collected is anonymous.
    You can edit your preferences at any time by going to the "Managing your cookie preferences" section.

    We use the following cookies on our website:

Cookie placed by

Cookie name

Cookie purpose

Type

Metaphores.com

PHPSESSID

The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.

Essential

Metaphores.com

HTHCMPrivacyCookieStatus

Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message.

Essential

Metaphores.com

device_view

Identify the terminal used to navigate the site in order to adapt the display for optimal use.

Essential

Metaphores.com

lunetics_locale

Identify the language of the user's browser in order to propose, at each visit, the relevant language to display.

Essential

Google Analytics

_ga

The _ga cookie is a first-party cookie that can only be accessed by the domain on which the JavaScript is run.

Optional

Google Analytics

_gid

Stores information collected to be used for statistics.

Optional

Google Analytics

_gat

Monitors the query rate to the Google Analytics servers.

Optional

Facebook

_fbp

This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.

Optional

Managing your cookie preferences

You can easily disable and/or delete cookies from your computer, tablet or mobile phone by managing your browser settings.
We recommend that you do not disable cookies strictly necessary for the website to function (cookie described as "essential" in the "What cookies do we use?" table) because this would prevent you from ordering online and enjoying the services of the Metaphores.com website.
In order to manage cookies to best suit your needs, please bear in mind the purpose of cookies when setting your browser.

Please find below instructions about managing and disabling cookies, depending on your browser:

Internet Explorer
Go to Tools menu, then Internet Options.
Click on Confidentiality, then click on Advanced.
In the Cookies window, select your preferences.

Google Chrome
Click the Chrome menu, the upper right button.
Select Settings then click on Show advanced settings.
In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
Select your preferred option(s) in the Cookies section.

Firefox
Go to Tools then Options menu.
Click on the Privacy settings.
Select Use custom settings for history.
Select your preferred option(s) on the Accept cookies from sites section.

Safari
Click on Safari, then Preferences.
Click on the Privacy tab.
Go to Block cookies and select your preferred option(s).