What is “personal information”?
Personal information may, alone or in combination with other information, directly or indirectly allow you to be identified.
How do we collect your personal information?
We collect your personal information when you :
- visit our websites
- enter information on our websites
- participate in our contests, promotions or events
If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, e-mail address and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter your details when you leave another comment. These cookies have a lifetime of one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted when you close your browser.
When you log in, we also set a number of cookies to record your login details and screen display choices. Login cookies have a lifetime of two days and screen options cookies have a lifetime of one year. If you select the “Remember me” option, your connection will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, your login cookies will be deleted.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and simply indicates the publication ID of the article you have just modified. It expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.
With whom do we share your data?
Data is our property but may be accessed by our technology partners such as (but not limited to):
How long do we keep your data?
We retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, no longer. Your personal information is then destroyed in an appropriate manner.
However, we must comply with certain legal retention periods for certain types of information. For example, payment and billing information (billing address, name, etc.) is retained for seven (7) years, in accordance with applicable tax legislation.
What rights do you have over your data?
If you have an account on this site, or if you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You may also ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Who is responsible for personal information?
The French version of these privacy conditions is the official version and prevails over the English version.