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Cookies used on this site

Audience measurement cookies (AT Internet)

Le cookie Xiti est un outil de mesure et d’analyse d'audience de sites web, proposé par la société AT Internet

  • Cookie name : Xiti
  • Purpose : to trace the visitor's journey in order to establish traffic data
  • Duration of storage : 13 months

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Last update: May 2021