The French Tennis Federation intends to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. In general, you can view this site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. It is our intent to let you know before we collect personal information from you on the Internet.
If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet that we may need -- to correspond with you, process an order or provide you with a subscription, for example -- it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information distributed to others, or if you tell us that you do not wish to receive additional information from us or our partners, we will respect your wishes.
We do keep track of the domains from which users visit us. We analyze this data for trends and statistics, and then we discard it.
The Official Site of the Roland Garros 2016 contains links to other Web Sites. The French Tennis Federation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web Sites.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of data deposited onto your hard drive by the server of the website you are visiting.
It contains several pieces of information:
- The name of the server that deposited the cookie
- A unique identifier number
- The cookie’s expiry date (if applicable)
This information is sometimes stored on your computer in a simple text file, which a server can then access in order to read and save the information.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies can be used for various things. They enable the server that deposited the cookie to recognise the user from one visit to the next, thanks to their unique identifier number.
Some cookies can also be used to store the content of an online basket, others to save a website’s language settings, and others for targeted advertising.
Who can deposit and read cookies?
A website can only read and write cookies belonging to that particular site.
However, users should be aware that websites often contain information from other websites, in particular via advertising banners.
In this way, cookies can be deposited and re-read by websites other than the one you are currently visiting.
For example, if you are browsing an information website, it is possible that other websites, such as advertising networks, might collect information about your visit. In order to do this, the advertising network simply has to deposit a cookie on the information website you are visiting.
How do advertising cookies work?
Advertising cookies save information about the user’s browsing history and can thus deduce their interests or even how they use the website. They enable companies to personalise the ads that the user will see according to their activity on the website visited or even on other websites that use the same advertising network.
What does the law state with regard to cookies?
1. What cookies and trackers are used by the website: www.rolandgarros.com ?
Some of the cookies used by the website www.rolandgarros.com are required in order for the website to function properly. They enable you to use the main functions of the website www.rolandgarros.com and make browsing the site easier.
Other cookies used by the website www.rolandgarros.com are either cookies used for statistical analysis (collecting information about how the user browses the site), which enable us to improve your user experience and adapt the site’s services to your preferences, or they are advertising cookies, whose aim is to personalise and/or improve the site’s content and browsing, namely by offering services that might be of interest to you on other websites.
Aim of the cookie
Enables us to identify the user in opt-out mode (no tracking cookies or storage of user information).
Enables us to identify unique visitors (empty if the user has chosen opt-out mode).
Contains a cookie matching function and enables us to limit the number of times a user sees an ad within a set period of time (empty if the user has chosen opt-out mode).
Information about the broadcast of advertising campaigns (campaign YYY was broadcast X times at X o’clock) in order to ensure that the ad server functions correctly.
Information about browser connections in order to manage the capping function (ensures the capping option functions correctly for each browser session).
End of session
Aim of the cookie
Cookie added when the user has no other Adtech cookies saved onto their browser (enables us to mark the user as temporary).
End of session
Enables us to remember the version (French, English, etc.) of the website consulted in the last visit, and redirects to this version on the next visit.
Performance cookie: Collects information about the use of the website (number of visitors, origin of the visitors, most viewed pages, error messages, etc.). This enables us to draw up reports with a view to improving the website. No personal information that might enable us to identify the user is collected.
Session cookie: Informs us that you are currently browsing the website, and thus enables us to know how many people are using the website at any given time.
End of session
Persistence cookie: Collects and encodes each user’s Unique Identifier, which is allocated at random to each site user. This enables us to identify repeat visits by the same user on the same terminal.
2. Login buttons for social networks
The website www.rolandgarros.com incorporates the following modules (login buttons), which enable users to sign into their Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube or Pinterest accounts:
- Facebook Connect
- Twitter Connect
- Google+ Sign-in
These login buttons are simply links and not “social plugins”. If you do not use the buttons, no information will be transmitted to the selected social networks and no cookies will be sent to your hard drive by the selected social networks.
If you click on one of these login buttons, a new window will open to enable you to sign into the chosen social network. In most cases, the selected social network will deposit a cookie onto your hard drive. This cookie enables us to manage and save the visitor’s login once they have signed into Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube or Pinterest.
Google / YouTube:
3. How to deactivate/block cookies and tracking tools used by the website www.rolandgarros.com
We advise against deactivating the cookies that are essential for making the website function correctly (cookies marked as “Required” in the tables shown above), as this would prevent you from benefiting fully from all of the services proposed by the website www.rolandgarros.com.
In order to destroy the cookies already stored on your computer:
Go to My computer
Open the Windows file in C:\
Open Temporary Internet Files
Select all files (CTRL A)
Click on Delete
To refuse or receive an alert about the installation of cookies:
Internet Explorer 9, 10, or 11 (Microsoft)
Select Tools, Internet Options, Privacy.
Then move the slider to your preferred setting.
Select Tools, Options.
In the Privacy tab, uncheck the box Accept cookies.
Select Customise and control Google Chrome, then click on Settings.
Select Privacy then click on Content settings.
Tick the box Block third-party cookies and site data.
Select the Safari menu, then click on Preferences.
Select the Security icon.
In the Block cookies section, choose your preferred settings.