Cookie policy


Neptune law firm (“Neptune”), with offices in Paris and Lyon, operating as an Association d’Avocats à Responsabilité Professionnelle Individuelle (AARPI – partnership with individual professional liability) whose head office is at 38, rue Jean Mermoz – Paris 75008 (France) – Phone number: +33 (0)1 78 65 31 43, registered at the Paris Bar, sets out below its cookie policy, in compliance with applicable data protection regulations in France resulting from: (i) the French Data Protection Act (Loi 78-17 relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés) of 6 January 1978; (ii) Regulation EU 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (“General Data Protection Regulation”), which entered into force on 25 May 2018; and (iii) any other standard, decree, regulation or legislation that may be issued by a competent national or European personal data protection authority (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Applicable Personal Data Protection Regulations”).

1- What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or your smartphone. Most of them serve to ensure the proper functioning of a website and improve its functionality and performance. A website can read these text files and extract information from them; this enables it to recognise you and store important information to facilitate your use of the Website, for example, your preferences as a user of the Website (“User(s)”).

2 – What cookies do we use?

Below is a list of the various types of cookies used by the Website:

  • Technical cookies: these cookies are essential for using the Website, as they allow Users to browse it and use all its functionalities. Without these technical cookies, some services may not be available, and the Website may not function as well as it should.
  • Performance cookies and audience measurement (analytical) cookies: with these cookies, we collect information on the use of the Website so that we can improve its performance. For example, these cookies enable us to see which are the most visited pages of the Website and how the Website is used, to record any problems that Users may have when using it and to know if our advertising campaigns are relevant.
  • Functionality cookies: in some circumstances, we may use functionality cookies to memorise a User’s choice on the Website and provide them with improved and customised functionalities, particularly in respect of web pages, reminders of their interest in a special offer or in other services such as watching a video or publishing a commentary in a blog. All these functionalities enable us to improve User experience of the Website.
  • Direct targeting cookies: in certain cases, we use direct targeting cookies that enable us to improve the User’s browsing experience based on their choices and preferences. All these functionalities enable us to continually improve the Users’ browsing experience on the Website and to suggest products and services that may be of interest to them.

3 – How can you manage your cookie preferences?

By modifying their browser settings, Users can control and manage the storage of cookies on their device. It is therefore possible to configure the browser so that it accepts or rejects cookies systematically or based on the cookie issuer. It is also possible to receive notice automatically when a cookie is stored on the device.

For extended control over their management of cookies, Users can configure their browser so that it automatically asks them if they want to accept or refuse cookies before a cookie is stored on their hard disk by the server of the website they are visiting.

It is therefore recommended to configure your browser settings as you wish. For further information on cookies. It is therefore recommended to configure your browser settings as you wish. For further information on cookies, Users can consult the website Each browser is different.

Below is a list of the most frequently used browsers in which cookies can be deactivated:

The cookie settings you configure on your device may modify or impair your browsing experience on the Website, particularly with regard to your access to some of the services on the Website that require the use of cookies. Should any problems arise, you can modify your cookie settings at any time and switch back.

4 – Policy updates

Neptune reserves the right to amend or update this Cookie Policy based on any current or future directives, court decisions, opinions and Applicable Personal Data Protection Regulations. Please refer to the effective date indicated at the top of this policy to determine the date of its last update.

Any modification of this Cookie Policy will be notified to you in advance and, in any case, will be available once it has been published on our Website. Should we make any substantial changes to this policy to extend your rights in respect of the personal data we have already collected from you, we will inform you and let you decide how we can use that data in future.

5 -Contact information

If you have any queries concerning this policy or if you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject, please click here to read our Privacy Policy regarding personal data protection or contact us at the following address :