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France Digitale Privacy Policy

This privacy policy defines and informs you of the manner in which France Digitale processes and protects any information that you may transmit to us while using the service of a participatory module published by France Digitale (hereinafter the “Service”) or this website, which is accessible via the following URL: www.francedigitale.org (hereinafter the “Site”).

Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or amended at any time by France Digitale, in particular to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential, or technological developments. In such a case, the date of the update will be clearly specified at the top of this policy. Any modifications to this privacy policy take effect as soon as they are put online. We therefore recommend that you consult this privacy and cookie policy regularly to remain informed of any changes.

I. PERSONAL DATA

Generally speaking, it is possible to use the France Digitale participatory module Service or the France Digitale website without providing any personal information whatsoever. In any case, you are in no way obliged to transmit such information to France Digitale.

However, should you refuse, you may not be able to access all the information or services that you requested. In some cases, France Digitale may ask you to provide your name, email address, phone number, and zip code (hereinafter your “Personal Information”). By providing this information, you explicitly acknowledge that it will be processed by France Digitale for the purposes indicated in Point 2 below and for the purposes specified upon submitting a form.

As per the guidelines of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the amended French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, France Digitale hereby informs you of the following points:

1. CONTACTING THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

You may contact France Digitale’s data protection officer (DPO) by writing to the following address: [email protected].

2. PURPOSES OF PROCESSING

France Digitale may process your Personal Information:

(a) for the purpose of providing you with the information or services you requested (e.g., the newsletter); and/or

(b) for the purpose of collecting information that will allow us to improve our Site, our products, and our services (e.g., through the use of cookies); and/or

(c) to contact you about various offers or events related to France Digitale.

(d) for the purposes of France Digitale’s customers, who use the Service by installing it on their own website and who have access to some of the data we collect, in particular the email addresses of people who sign up for the newsletter via their participatory module or data entered during the use of the module.

3. RECIPIENTS

The only recipients of your Personal Information are France Digitale and France Digitale customers who use the Service by installing it on their own website. France Digitale customers only receive the Personal Information that is generated by their own participatory modules and their use of the France Digitale Service. This information, whether in individual or aggregate form, is never transmitted to third parties, except for the subcontractors and services used by France Digitale (cf. point 7 below). Neither France Digitale nor any of its subcontractors sell the personal data of visitors and users of the Site.

4. RETENTION PERIODS

Your Personal Information is only kept by France Digitale for the amount of time that is needed to process it.

5. RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT

You have the following rights regarding your Personal Information, which you may exercise by writing to the following address: [email protected].

5-1. RIGHT OF ACCESS

You have the right to access your Personal Information.

However, due to the privacy and security obligations we must observe while processing personal data, please be advised that your request will only be processed if you can prove your identity, i.e. by sending a scan of a valid identity document (for requests sent by email) or a signed photocopy of a valid identity document (for requests sent by mail) with your request.

France Digitale reserves the right to oppose requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character.

If you wish to exercise your right of access via email (i.e., by writing to [email protected]) the following sample letter drafted by the French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (“CNIL”) can help you get started.

https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/exercer-son-droit-dacces

5-2. RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION

With this right, the legislation allows you to request that any inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete, or obsolete personal data be rectified, updated, or deleted, or that its processing be restricted.

It also lets you define general and specific instructions regarding the fate of your personal data after your death. If necessary, the heirs of a deceased person can demand that the death of their loved one be taken into account and/or that the necessary updates be made.

If you wish to exercise your right to rectification on your own behalf or on behalf of a deceased loved one, please write to the following address: [email protected]. The following sample letter drafted by the CNIL can help you get started.

https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/rectifier-des-donnees-inexactes-obsoletes-ou-perimees

5-3. RIGHT TO OBJECT

You may only exercise this right in one of the two following situations:

  1. You have a legitimate reason for doing so;
  2. You are doing so to prevent your data from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

If you wish to exercise your right to object by way of a written request, the following sample letter drafted by the CNIL can help you get started.

https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/supprimer-des-informations-vous-concernant-dun-site-internet

6. RESPONSE TIMES

France Digitale agrees to respond to your request to access, rectify, or object, or any other request for information, within a reasonable timeframe that shall not exceed 1 month from the date the request is received.

7. AUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS AND TRANSFER TO COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN UNION

France Digitale makes use of authorized service providers to facilitate the collection and processing of the data it collects. These service providers may be located outside the European Union and receive data collected via the various forms on the Site.

France Digitale has ensured beforehand that its service providers can guarantee an adequate level of security and comply with strict requirements regarding data confidentiality, use, and protection. In particular, special care is taken to ensure there is a valid legal basis before transferring any data to a third country.

8. FILING A CLAIM

If you believe France Digitale has failed to meet its obligations with regard to your Personal Information, you may file a request or a complaint with the respective competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL, which accepts requests electronically via the following URL: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/plaintes/internet.

II. COOKIE POLICY

When you first connect to the France Digitale website, a banner appears at the bottom of your screen to inform you that any information related to your browsing session may be stored in files called “cookies.” The following cookie policy will help you understand the technology we use to analyze the browsing behavior of visitors to our website. In particular, it informs you of all the cookies on our website and their purpose (Part I), and describes how to set your cookie preferences in your browser (Part II).

1. GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING COOKIES ON THE FRANCE DIGITALE WEBSITE

As the publisher of this website, France Digitale may store a cookie on the hard drive of your device (computer, tablet, cell phone, etc.) to optimize your navigation of the Site.

Cookies are small text files that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet, or phone and personalize your experience of our services.

The data collected by cookies in no way allows us to identify you by name. It is used solely for our own purposes, namely to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to provide you with content that is adapted to your interests. None of the information collected by cookies is communicated to third parties, except when France Digitale has obtained your prior consent or the disclosure of such information is required by law, court order, or an authorized administrative or judicial authority.

In the table below, you will find a list of the various cookies that may be used to collect information on the France Digitale website, including their name, purpose, and retention period.

2. SETTING YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES

You can accept or refuse the use of cookies at any time.

When you first connect to the France Digitale website, a banner briefly appears at the bottom of your screen to inform you of the use of cookies and other such technologies. The banner notifies you that cookies will be stored on your device if you proceed to browse the France Digitale website (e.g., by loading a new page or clicking various elements on the site). By clicking on the “X” icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen, you are providing your consent to the use of cookies.

Depending on the type of cookie, you may be required to provide your consent to the use and reading of cookies on your device.

2-1. COOKIES NOT REQUIRING CONSENT

As per the recommendations of the French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL), certain cookies do not require your prior consent as they are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website or solely used to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means. These include session identifier cookies, authentication cookies, session load balancing cookies, and cookies for personalizing your interface. These cookies are subject to the present privacy policy as they are generated and managed by France Digitale.

2-2. COOKIES REQUIRING YOUR PRIOR CONSENT

This requirement concerns third-party “persistent” cookies that remain on your device until their expiration date or until they are deleted.

As these cookies are generated by third parties, they are subject to different privacy policies (see link below). Persistent cookies include audience measurement cookies (in particular, Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which France Digitale does not use), and social media sharing cookies.

Audience measurement cookies create statistics on the number of visitors to the website and the ways the various elements of the website are used (e.g., the content you browse and the pages you visit). This data helps us improve the ergonomics of the Site. We also use an audience measurement tool on our website: Google Analytics whose privacy policy can be found at the following URL: https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=fr

2-3. TOOLS FOR SETTING YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES

By default, most Internet browsers are configured to allow the use of cookies. However, you can modify your preferences in the settings of the browser to systematically allow for all cookies to be rejected or to accept or refuse cookies in accordance with their origin.

ATTENTION: Please note that by refusing to allow cookies on your device, you may not be able to access certain services or features of the Site and your user experience may therefore be diminished. France Digitale shall in no way be held responsible for any consequences related to the deterioration of your browsing conditions which may arise as a result of you refusing, deleting, or blocking the cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of the Site. These consequences neither constitute grounds for a claim nor for compensation.

In your browser, you can also delete existing cookies or choose to be notified when new cookies are likely to be stored on your device. These settings will not affect your browsing experience. However, you will forego the benefits provided by the cookie.

Please take note of the many available tools (below) which can help you manage the cookies that are stored on your device.

2-4. ENABLING/DISABLING COOKIES IN THE SETTINGS OF YOUR INTERNET BROWSER

Every Internet browser has its own settings for managing cookies. The following links will show you how to manage your cookie preferences in the settings of each respective browser:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=fr_FR&locale=fr_FR

For more information on cookie management tools, please see the CNIL website: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser.