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- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x: click on the "Toolbar" menu then on "Internet Options", select the "Security" tab, then scroll down to the desired level of security or click on the "Advanced" button, then on "Disregard automatic cookie management" and select the "Refuse" or "Request" checkbox for each column ;
- Mozilla Firefox version 1.x and 1.5: click on the "Toolbar" menu, then on "Options"; select the tabs "Privacy", then "Cookies" and click on "Authorise" to empty the checkbox ;
- Apple Safari: go to the menu "Safari > Safari Preferences", then click on the tab "Security" and click on "From consulted sites only".
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Users have the right to access, amend or delete their personal data communicated by the cookie under the conditions stated in "Information Technology and Liberties".