1. Hi-Media (www.hi-media.com).
Hi-Media is an Internet agency. Hi-media’s activity consists in acting as an intermediary between publishers and advertisers in order to display advertising campaigns. In doing so, Hi-Media is aiming to offer the most pertinent advertisements to Internet users.
In order to enrich your surfing experience on the publisher’s website, Hi-Media is looking for the advertisements that you should be interested in.
These ads are automatically selected according to predetermined criteria reflecting the content of the pages or the categories of websites you are surfing on, as well as by the information that you could have chosen to share with Hi-Media at the time of your inscription on various websites or services.
In order to do this, Hi-Media is communicating with your computer through a cookies system permitting to identify the personalized criteria: targeting cookies.
2. A « cookie ».
A cookie is a tiny computer file used by Internet professionals to exchange a restricted amount of information with the Internet user’s computer.
Cookies may be used, for example, to record the browsing preferences selected by an Internet user when visiting a website, or to record the login entered on a website requiring identification, or the content of a basket when shopping online, etc
The features and information stored in each cookie vary according to the type of service and website it is associated with.
A targeting cookie will permit to identify different criteria for the purpose of managing the display of advertising campaigns.
A non targeting cookie will permit to block the setting up of a targeting cookie. A non targeting cookie is automatically sent to the Internet user’s computer when he expressed his choice not to receive personalized advertisements.
As part of its activity, Hi-Media is currently using two types of cookies: targeting cookies (allowing the broadcasting of personalized advertisements), and technical cookies or statistical cookies (allowing the broadcasting of various advertisements and/or collecting anonymous statistical data). Technical cookies or statistical cookies are not linked with the Internet user.
3. Controlling targeting cookies.
Targeting cookies information are used by Hi-Media for the broadcasting of personalized advertisements. Other advertising networks may also provide you with personalized ads on this website, through a similar operating principle and regardless of Hi-Media.
In order to provide you with a better control and an easier way to access and manage targeting cookie, we invite you to visit the following website www.youronlinechoices.eu gathering the most important advertising networks.
You can choose to accept or decline targeting cookies from each advertising network.
You can also choose to decline Hi-Media network targeting cookies by clicking there.
Note: If you choose to decline targeting cookies from a network, you will only see non-personalized ads from this network.
Your computer will however still receive technical cookies or statistical cookies and also non targeting cookies.
4. Go further.
To block or permanently disable cookies on your computer (Important: some services and websites may require cookies to be enabled in order to function properly: check your browsing requirements before disabling):
For Mozilla Firefox:
- Select the “Tools” menu then “Options”
- Click on the “Privacy” icon
- Click on the “Cookie” menu and select your options.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Select the "Tools" menu then "Internet Options"
- Click on the "Confidentiality" tab
- Use the cursor to select the required level
For Google Chrome:
- Click on the “spanner” icon in the browser toolbar
- Select the “Options” menu then click on “Advanced Options”
- Click on “Content Parameters” in the “Confidentiality” section
- Click on the “Cookies” tab and select your options.
To delete cookies from your computer: use the “Options”, “Internet Options” and “spanner” menus in your browsers.
5. Privacy protection.
Hi-Media as a member of IAB Europe (www.iabeurope.eu) commits with other online industry’s leading businesses to self-regulations outlining good practice aimed at enhancing transparency and consumer control when advertisements using behavioral information and criteria are delivered.
6. Update information.
Version 1: May 2012.
We invite you to consult our privacy protection policy at regular intervals.