Information about cookies

Effective date: July 2024


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. 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 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 “Manage your cookie preferences” section under the heading “Information about cookies”.


There are two types of cookies on our website:

2.1. Cookies strictly necessary for the operation of the site

These cookies allow to use the main functionalities of the site. These cookies are necessary for browsing the site.

  • woocommerce_cart_hash: WooCommerce cart ID – session integrity hash – used to check if cart contents changed between client / server (expiration TTL session until tab is closed);
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart: set to 1 if there are items in cart – used to reduce cart server queries (expiration TTL session until tab is closed);
  • wp_woocommerce_session_f02ae0dfe1fcdbf6183b8b6f8882f564: used to associate visitor with WooCommerce session parameters stored in DB (country, cart contents, taxes, etc.) (expiration TTL 2 days);
  • wp-wpml_current_language: visitor language choice – used to synchronize language across AJAX-requests (expiration TTL session until tab is closed).

2.2. 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.

The cookies used on our website are as follows:

Cookies set by AT Internet/Piano Analytics

  • pa_user: This cookie tracks an authenticated visitor (user) over time, even if the user does not log in again during subsequent visits. This cookie is managed by the customer who chooses its value and decides if the cookie should be set or not.
  • _pprv: The cookie contains the proprietary consent to which the end user has consented. This cookie belongs to the same category as “Statistical Cookies”. In accordance with French law, audience measurement cookies may be exempt from obtaining the user’s consent. The Piano analytics web analytics cookie meeting the exemption criteria is enabled by default. You can change this setting at any time by clicking on the “Cookie Preferences” link.

Cookies set by Google Analytics

  • _ga: used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
  • _gat_UA-<code>-<numéro séquentiel>: follows statistics about site use.
  • _gid: stores information collected to be used for statistics.
  • dc_gtm_UA: monitors the query rate to the Google Analytics servers.

Cookies set by Google Recaptcha

  • _GRECAPTCHA: used by Google reCaptcha (expiration TTL 6 months).

Cookies set by Google Maps

  • AEC: ensures that requests within a browsing session are made by the user (and not by other sites), and prevents malicious sites from acting on behalf of a user without that of user’s knowledge (expiration TTL 6 months);
  • NID: used by Google to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests (expiration TTL 6 months);
  • __Secure-3PSID, __Secure-1PSID, __Secure-3PAPISID, __Secure-1PSIDCC, __Secure-1PAPISID: used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests in order to show relevant & personalized Google advertising (expiration TTL 1 year);
  • SID: used for session state management (expiration TTL 1 year);
  • DV: used to save the user’s preferences and other information (expiration TTL 7 minutes);
  • SIDCC: used to protect the user data from unauthorized access (expiration TTL 1 day);
  • SNID: used to customize ads across Google properties, based on previous searches, interactions with an advertiser’s ad or search results, or visits to the advertiser’s website (expiration TTL 6 months).

Cookies set by Vimeo

  • __cf_bm: used by CloudFlare CDN to read and filter requests from bots (expiration TTL 30 minutes);
  • player: saves the visitor’s preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo (expiration TTL 1 year);
  • vuid: Vimeo Tracking ID (expiration TTL 2 years).

Cookies set by YouTube

  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: used to estimate the visitors’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos (expiration TTL 6 months);
  • YSC TTL: YouTube ID session – used to track seen videos (expiration TTL session).

You can change your preferences at any time by going to the “Managing your cookie preferences” section in the “Information about cookies” page.


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 under the heading “Information about cookies”) because this would prevent you from ordering online and enjoying the services of the 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 :

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


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

Mozilla Firefox

  • Go to the Tools then Options menu (for Windows) and Preferences (for Mac)
  • Click on the Privacy settings
  • Select Use custom settings for history
  • Select your preferred option(s) on the Accept cookies from sites section

Internet Explorer

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