1. Personal data
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE undertakes that the collection and processing of personal information, carried out within the Website, is done so in accordance with the French law n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended, relating to information technology, files and liberties, hereinafter referred to as the “Data Protection Act” and the GDPR General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016 (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”).
Consequently, GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE informs its users of the following points:
1.1 Definition of personal data
“Personal Data” means any information that could result in the identification of an individual.
1.2 Processing of Personal Data
The “processing” of personal data includes any operation carried out manually or by means of automated processes applied to personal data. It may involve the collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, communication by transmission, dissemination or any other form of making available, alignment or interconnection, limitation, erasure or destruction of such data.
1.3 Data manager
The data manager is the GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE, SAS Company with a capital of 1 500 000,00 €, registered with the Trade Register of Le Havre under number B 357 501 451 and whose registered office is located at 58 RUE DE MULHOUSE 76600 LE HAVRE.
Phone +33(0)2 35 26 41 61
1.4 Nature of the data collected
Only data that are necessary and relevant for the purposes pursued are collected (proportionality principle). These may include:
- Surname, first name
- Email address
- Any other personal data that may be useful for the purposes set out in Article 1.5 below.
The information that GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE is required to collect comes from:
- Either by entering the user’s personal details when requesting contact or a quotation
- Or data resulting from the user’s navigation on the platform by means of cookies.
In addition, GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE may use tools or software that may collect non-personal data via the user’s terminal, in compliance with the legislation in force.
By “Non-personal data” is meant any information that does not result in the identification of a private individual.
This data is anonymous, processed in aggregate form and is not linked to any of the user’s personal data.
1.5 Purpose of the data collected
Personal data is collected for the purposes of GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE’s activity, such as the sale of products and services, marketing and advertising actions, recruitment, the constant development of the Website’s functionalities and services in order to better meet the users ‘needs or to comply with the reporting obligations provided for by law.
Depending on the case, the uses are as follows:
To allow the user to request information.
In addition, by providing his or her e-mail address, the user authorises GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE to use it in order to send him or her commercial or marketing messages.
In this sense, the Company may also use this e-mail address for administrative or other non-marketing purposes (for example, to notify the User of important changes to the Website, or for other reasons described in Article 1.9).
This site uses the WordPress analytics plugin WP Statistics (wp-statistics.com). Simple statistics are generated from the data in anonymous form. All data collected by WP Statistics will be stored anonymously on this web server. A personal identification of a visitor is therefore not possible, even later.
1.6 Duration of storage
The data provided by the user are kept by GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE for the duration of the contractual relationship resulting from the sending of the contact form.
1.7 Users’ rights
In accordance with the regulations in force, the user remains in control of his personal data, and is therefore free to check their existence, destination, content and scope at any time.
In application of the French Data Protection Act and the GDPR, users may exercise the following rights free of charge and through the service indicated below:
Right of access
The right to obtain confirmation from the data manager that personal data is being processed and, where appropriate, the possibility of being informed of the purposes of the processing, the category of data used, the recipients of the data, the length of time the data will be kept or the criteria used to determine this duration, the right to request the rectification and deletion of the data, the limitation of the processing and the possibility of objecting to it, the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL (French data protection authority), or information regarding any transfer of personal data to a third country.
Right of rectification
Right to obtain from the data manager the updating or rectification of inaccurate personal data.
Right to erasure
Right to obtain from the data manager the erasure of personal data when such data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they are processed, when the individual concerned by the data (data subject) withdraws his/her consent, when he/she objects under his/her right to object to the processing or when the processing of the data is unlawful.
Right of limitation
Right to obtain from the data manager the restriction of the processing where the processing of the data is unlawful, where the data are no longer necessary for the purpose of processing but are still useful for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim or where the individual concerned (data subject) has opposed the processing on the basis of his right to object.
Right to data portability
The right to receive the data provided to the data manager in a readable, structured and commonly used format and the possibility to transfer them without hindrance to another data manager.
Right to object
The right to object at any time, for reasons relating to one’s particular situation, to the processing of one’s personal data, in particular when such data are processed for the purposes of canvassing, profiling, historical, scientific or statistical research. The data manager may proceed with such processing if it proves that it is necessary for a legitimate and compelling reason that prevails over the interests, rights and freedoms of the individual concerned (data subject).
These rights concern all the user’s personal data.
The user may exercise these rights by contacting:
By postal mail to the following address:
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE
User database management service
58 RUE DE MULHOUSE 76600 LE HAVRE .
By email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE has a period of one month from receipt of the request to provide an answer.
In some cases, the user can also exercise these rights directly:
- Via the online form
- Concerning cookies, he/she has direct means of opposition specified above in paragraph 2.3.
If, moreover, the user considers that the processing of his/her personal data does not comply with the legislative and regulatory provisions in force, he/she has the possibility of lodging a complaint with the CNIL.
1.8 Data security and recipients
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE undertakes to ensure the protection and security of the personal data that the user chooses to communicate, in order to ensure their confidentiality and to prevent them from being falsified, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorised third parties.
The company therefore uses physical, electronic and procedural security devices that are in principle sufficient to protect these data against misuse, loss and unauthorised access, disclosure, modification and destruction.
Nevertheless, even though GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE makes every effort to protect personal data, given the inevitable risks of data transmission over the Internet, it cannot guarantee full protection against any errors occurring during the transmission of personal data that are beyond GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE’s reasonable control.
Since personal data can be confidential, access to them is restricted to those employees or service providers who need to know these data in order to perform their tasks.
All persons having access to Users’ personal data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and are subject to disciplinary and/or other sanctions if they fail to comply with these obligations.
1.9 Transfer of personal data
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE may disclose personal information to third parties if it believes that such disclosure is necessary for technical reasons (e.g. hosting services) or to protect the legal interests of the company (e.g. in the case of an acquisition or merger with a third company or a total or partial liquidation).
Therefore, by using the Website, the user gives GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE his consent to send his personal data to the aforementioned third parties and acknowledges that these data will be treated in accordance with their own privacy policies.
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE may also disclose such personal information if it is required to do so by law or if GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal process (such as a warrant, subpoena or other court order) or to protect the rights, property or personal safety of GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE, its customers or the public.
Such transfers may be made by any method GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE deems appropriate and in accordance with applicable law.
1.10 Links to other websites and social networks
2. Special case of cookies
2.1 Presentation of a cookie
A cookie is a text file useful for browsing websites, deposited in a dedicated space on the hard disk of a user’s terminal (computer, tablet, mobile phone or any other Internet-optimised device), when viewing content or advertising online. It is used to personalise pages by adapting them to the user’s profile and contains collected data such as, as the case may be, the name, e-mail address, time and day of connection, the computer’s operating system, the pages of visited websites, etc.
Cookies may be permanent (and remain after logging out of the websites in order to be used during subsequent visits to the websites) or temporary (and disappear as soon as you log out of the websites).
2.2 Function of cookies
GEORGES VATINEL ET COMPAGNIE uses one family of cookies on the site:
The necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary for the operation of the Website. They concern the acceptance of cookies and transfer information. They do not contain any personal information.
The cookie is set by the WPML plugin. It stores language settings.
Period of validity: 1 day
The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are used to store user consent for cookies in the “Necessary” category.
Period of validity: 11 months
Period of validity: 11 months
Period of validity: 11 months
The cookie is used by the WPForms plugin. The cookie is used to allow the plugin to connect entries from the same user. It does not store any personal data.
Period of validity: 11 years
2.3 Choice and acceptance or rejection of cookies
When a user browses the Website, cookies are activated by default and data can be read or stored locally on his equipment.
The user will be warned the first time he receives a cookie and can thus decide to accept or refuse it. Nevertheless, the user may oppose the registration of cookies, or be warned before accepting cookies, by configuring his or her computer as follows: