Cookie policy


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data or text file that is placed on your computer by websites. There are different types of cookie, such as technical cookies, which are used to set the language of the website, session cookies (also known as temporary cookies) and tracking cookies, which are installed to optimise the website based on your behaviour.

What is the purpose of these cookies?

Terra Matters wishes to inform you as fully as possible about European legislation relating to the cookies we use. Terra Matters cookies are used to optimise your visit to our website, to remember technical choices (e.g. choice of language, newsletter, etc.) and to provide you with more relevant services and offers. The cookies we use are secure and help us, among other things, to identify any errors. If you wish to visit the Terra Matters website, we recommend that you accept cookies. However, you are free not to accept them.




Cookies management

If you wish to save a cookie on your terminal, you must do so. Using the Ghostery tool or the settings in your browser software, you can, at any time, simply and free of charge, choose whether or not to accept the storage of cookies on your terminal.

  • The choices available to you thanks to the Ghostery toolWith the Ghostery tool, you can choose which cookies may be placed on your website, with the exception of essential cookies, which are strictly necessary for browsing the website and for monitoring the website's activity.
    Setting parameters on a cookie management platform
    If you do not want may store all or part of the Cookies, you can inform us of your choices by clicking on this link.
  • The choices offered to you by your browser software (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) You can configure your browser software as you wish, so that cookies are (1) accepted and stored on your terminal or, on the contrary, (2) so that they are refused.
    1. that you are offered the option of accepting or rejecting cookies from time to time, before a cookie is stored;
    2. to systematically refuse to save cookies on your terminal. Please note: any settings you may make on your browser software concerning the acceptance or refusal of cookies may affect your browsing on the Internet and your conditions of access to certain services requiring the use of cookies. If you choose to refuse the recording of cookies on your terminal or if you delete those which are recorded there, we decline all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded functioning of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to record or consult the cookies necessary for their functioning and which you would have refused or deleted.
    • Cookies agreement
      If your browser is configured to accept cookies, the cookies embedded in the pages and content you have consulted will be systematically stored on your terminal.
    • Refusing cookies
      You can configure your browser to :

How do you exercise your choices, depending on the browser you use?

The configuration of each browser is different. It is generally described in the help menu of your browser. We therefore invite you to familiarise yourself with it. This will enable you to find out how to modify your cookie preferences.

Right to be forgotten?

In general, in accordance with article 25 of the amended law of 2 August 2002 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, you have the right to access, rectify and delete your data. You may also object to the use of your data for a legitimate reason, or without having to justify the reason when your right to object is aimed at stopping all canvassing by Terra Matters. Lastly, you may define directives relating to the conservation, deletion and communication of your personal data after your death. To exercise your rights, simply write to us at or by post to Terra Matters, 14 rue Erasme L-1468 Luxembourg, stating your full name and e-mail address. In accordance with the regulations in force, any request to exercise your rights must be signed and accompanied by a photocopy of an identity document bearing your signature and specify the address to which the reply should be sent. A reply will be sent to you within 2 months of receipt of the request.

Data breaches/losses

Any loss/violation of personal data will be notified to the CNPD within 72 hours as well as to the persons concerned pursuant to the Act of 25 May 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.