General terms and conditions of use

General terms and conditions of use

The Publisher: The legal entity that publishes the online public communication services.

The Site: The combination of sites, internet pages and online services offered by the Publisher.

The User: The person using the Site and services.

 

Types of data collected

When the Site is used, the Publisher may collect the following categories of data about its Users:
Marital status, identity, identification, etc.
Data relating to professional life (CV, education, professional training, awards, etc.)
Connection data (IP addresses, event logs, etc.)

 

Transfer of personal data to third parties

Transfer to the authorities based on legal obligations

In fulfilment of our legal obligations, your personal data may be divulged when required by a law or regulation, or in accordance with a ruling by a competent regulatory or legal authority. Generally, we undertake to comply with all legal rules that could prevent, limit or regulate the sharing of information or data and, specifically, to comply with French Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, data files and civil liberties.

Transfer to third parties with restrictions related to the recipients

The personal data that you give us may be transferred to our affiliates for processing. Our affiliates treat this information as strictly confidential.

 

Continuity of the confidentiality of personal data

Commitment to continuity of confidentiality

In the event that your personal data is transferred to a third party, the third party is obliged to apply conditions of confidentiality identical to those of the Site.

 

Advance notice of the transfer of personal data to third parties in the event of merger or acquisition

Advance notice and opportunity to opt out before and after the merger or acquisition

In the event that we become involved in a merger, acquisition or any other form of asset transfer, we undertake to ensure the confidentiality of your personal data and to inform you before your data is transferred or becomes subject to different confidentiality rules.

 

Collection of identity information

Free viewing

Viewing the Site does not require prior enrolment or identification. The Site may be viewed without giving identifiable data about yourself (name, address, etc.) We do not record any identifiable data when you simply view the Site.

 

Collection of device data

Collection of technical data to provide the service

The Site automatically collects some technical data about your device. This information includes your IP address, internet provider, hardware configuration, software configuration, browser type and language, etc. The collection of this data is necessary to provide the services.

 

Cookies

Cookie retention period

Following the recommendations of the relevant French authority (CNIL), cookies are kept for a maximum of 13 months after they are first stored on the User’s device, which is also the validity period of the User’s consent to the use of cookies. The lifetime of cookies is not extended with each visit. The User’s consent must therefore be renewed at the end of this period.

Purpose of cookies

Cookies can be used for statistical purposes, mainly to optimise the services provided to the User, by processing information relating to frequency of access, personalisation of pages, actions performed and information viewed.

You are informed that the Publisher will store cookies on your device. The cookie records information related to your navigation around the service (pages you viewed, date and time of viewing, etc.) that we can read during your subsequent visits.

User’s right to refuse cookies

You acknowledge having been informed that the Publisher will use cookies. If you do not wish cookies to be used on your device, most browsers allow you to turn off cookies in the browser settings.

 

Retention of technical data

Technical data retention period

Technical data is kept for the period strictly necessary for the purposes described above.

 

Personal and anonymised data retention period

Retention of data

Except where expressly stipulated in these general terms and conditions of use, in compliance with applicable laws, personal data that we process will not be retained longer than the period necessary for your visit to the Site.

Anonymisation

We retain personal data for the period strictly necessary for the purposes described in these general terms and conditions of use. After this period, data is anonymised and retained solely for statistical purposes, and will not be used for any other purpose.

 

Procedure in the event of a security breach discovered by the Publisher

User information in the event of a security breach

We undertake to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security commensurate with the risks of accidental, unauthorised or illegal access; disclosure; alteration; loss; or destruction of your personal data. In the event that we become aware of illegal access to your personal data stored on our providers’ or our own servers, or of unauthorised access causing the risks identified above to occur, we undertake to:

  • Notify you of the breach as soon as possible;
  • Examine the causes of the breach and inform you of them;
  • Implement the reasonable measures necessary to minimise any negative effects and harm that may arise from the breach.

Limitation of liability

In no circumstances are the above commitments to notify you of a security breach to be taken as admitting fault or liability for the occurrence of any such breach.

 

Transfer of personal data to other countries

No transfer outside the European Union

The Publisher undertakes not to transfer its Users’ personal data outside the European Union.

 

Alterations to the general terms and conditions of use and privacy policy

We undertake to inform you of any substantial alteration to these general terms and conditions of use, and not to substantially reduce the level of confidentiality of your data without informing you and obtaining your consent.

 

Applicable law and ways to appeal

Application of French law (CNIL legislation) and court jurisdiction

These general terms and conditions of use and your use of the Site are regulated and interpreted in accordance with French laws, in particular Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, data files and civil liberties. This interpretation does not affect your statutory rights in your country of residence. If you are a consumer, you and we accept the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts, meaning that you may take legal action relating to these general terms and conditions of use in France or in the EU country where you reside. If you are a professional user, any legal action against us must be brought before a French court.

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In case of dispute, all parties will seek an amicable solution before taking any legal action. If these attempts fail, any objections to the validity, interpretation, and/or implementation of these general terms and conditions of use, even involving several defendants or the introduction of third parties, must be brought before the French courts.

 

Portability of data

The Publisher undertakes to provide you with all your data upon request. This gives the User greater control over his or her data and the ability to reuse it. This data must be provided in an open and easily reusable format.