Cookie Policy

Last modified: December 14, 2023


Our Sites, like many others, use small files called cookies to help us customise your experience.

This page contains information on what “cookies” are, what are the cookies used by our websites (“Sites”), how we use them, and how to manage or disable browser cookies.

Unless otherwise stated, when we mention “PYLAB / our / we / us”, we refer to the company PYLAB SAS.

By using our Sites, you agree that we can use the cookies as described in this Cookie Policy. We may modify this Cookie Policy without notifying you, so please check back often for updates (we will update the “last modified” date).

We recommend that you also consult our Privacy Policy for additional information on how we collect and use information collected from visitors to our Sites.

What are “Cookies”?

“Cookies” are text files that are stored by the browser (such as Chrome or Safari) on your device (such as a computer or a smartphone), containing small amounts of information. Cookies provide a “memory” for our Sites, so that they can recognise you when you come back and respond appropriately.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies do lots of different jobs. Cookies allow our Sites to know if your device (such as a computer or a smartphone) has visited our Sites before. Cookies can then be used to: (1) help understand how our Sites are being used; (2) let you navigate between pages efficiently; (3) remember your preferences; (4) and generally improve your browsing experience; (5) cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies does we use?

In order to provide you with the best browsing experience, we may use several types of cookies on our Sites.

Functional cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to navigate on our Sites and use their features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these strictly necessary cookies, some online services (such as the shopping cart) can not be provided.

Customization cookies. These cookies allow our Sites to remember choices you make (such as language preference, country location or other online settings). They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or let a comment. Our customization cookies collect anonymous information; however, if you are signed in to your account, theinformation collected by us using our customization cookies may be associated with your account. For example, if you are a registered user, our customization cookies may allow us to track your browsing across different websites operated by PYLAB or to detect your experiences when accessing our websites from different devices.

Analytic cookies. These cookies allow us to optimize our Sites and to detect any technical problems you may encounter. Our analytic cookies don’t collect information that identifies you personally; however, if you are signed in to your account, the information collected by us using our analytics cookies may be associated with your account.

Advertising cookies. These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited our Sites, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other websites. This information may be shared with third-party providers (such as advertising platforms) to deliver relevant advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign, or other business partners for the purpose of providing aggregate Service usage statistics and aggregate Service testing. Our targeted advertising cookies collect anonymous information; however, if you are signed in to your account, the information collected by us using our targeted advertising cookies may be associated with your account. For example, we may seek to show more closely targeted ads to you based on your browsing behaviour.

Social cookies. These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our sites or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook or Twitter. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to targeting/ advertising activities.

What are “third-party cookies”?

Third-party advertising cookies. A lot of the advertisements you see on our websites are provided by third-party platforms. Some of these advertising platforms use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once. The advertising platforms that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to read or write these cookies. They may use their cookies to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to our Sites.

Other third-party cookies. On some pages of our Sites, other third-party service may also set their own anonymous cookies. They do this to track the success of their service, or to customise the service for you. For example, when you share an article using a social-media sharing button (such as Twitter or Facebook) on our Sites, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this. If you do not want the social network to connect the information collected through our Sites to your user account, you should disconnect from the social network beforehand. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of the relevant social network to learn how browsing information collected through the sharing button could be used.

How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?

will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie.

Session cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Session cookies help the websites remember what you did on the previous page, of if you have logged in, thus avoiding having to re-enter information.

Persistent cookies. These usually have an expiration date of maximum 13 months and thus stay in your browser until they expire, or until you manually delete them. These cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number) and help us remember preferences when returning to our websites, thus avoiding having to re-enter information.

From our Sites. By clicking “I Accept” on the cookie consent pop-up you are consenting to us placing cookies on your device. If you choose not to ‘Accept’ the use of cookies we use to provide our website service, we cannot place cookies on your device and this will affect the performance of certain functions on the site. You can at any time change your cookie settings in relation to our Sites by clicking the “Cookie Settings” link at the bottom of our web pages.

From the browser. The browser you are using to view our Sites can enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located on the “Support” or “Help”). Please note that if you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that will improve your browsing experience, and some of our services will not function properly.

Further information

You can find out more information about cookies, and how to change your browser cookie settings, at

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us.