Version in force on 04/02/2021
Personal data is information that may allow, directly or indirectly, the identification of a natural person. This includes, for example, surnames, first names, email addresses, telephone numbers, user names, IP addresses, cookies, etc.
This Personal Data Protection Policy applies to personal data collected by Gattefossé directly from users (the “Users”) of the website www.gattefosse.com (the “Website”).
In its capacity as data controller, Gattefossé undertakes to collect, process and store the personal data of Users in complete confidentiality and in accordance with the provisions of this Policy.
By accessing the Website, the User acknowledges having read and accepted, without reservation, the terms of this Personal Data Protection Policy.
Gattefossé collects the personal data that Users agree to provide. Data is collected and processed for the following purposes:
The User is hereby informed of the purpose of processing prior to any collection of personal data and has the opportunity to oppose it.
In accordance with legal requirements, the personal data of Users collected on the Website will be stored by Gattefossé only for the time required to fulfil the intended purpose, namely:
The personal data collected will be deleted:
Should it prove necessary, personal data collected on the Website may be communicated to other Gattefossé Group entities worldwide. The latter must comply with the processing purposes defined for this data.
This data may not be sent to third parties for commercial and/or promotional purposes without the User’s prior consent.
On the other hand, this data may be sent to certain service providers/technical subcontractors of Gattefossé (hosting company or audience analysis service in particular) bound to the confidentiality and security of this data and exclusively for the purposes described in Article 2 above.
In the event that the data is transferred to a country that is not a member of the European Union and is not subject to an Adequacy Decision, Gattefossé will take all necessary measures to ensure that the data is protected with an appropriate level of confidentiality and security.
Gattefossé may be required to send the data to the competent administrative or judicial authorities, at their request.
Gattefossé undertakes to set up all necessary technical and organisational measures to preserve the confidentiality and security of the personal data collected on the Website.
However, Gattefossé cannot be held liable for a security failure attributable to the User.
When browsing the Website, cookies may be placed on the User’s device (computer, tablet, smartphone). A cookie is a small computer file deposited on the User’s device through their internet browser that allows certain data to be stored in order to facilitate browsing on a website and enable certain functionalities.
The disabling of certain cookies may alter the operation of the Website. The User is informed of this when personalising cookies. In the event that the User decides to prohibit a cookie necessary for the optimal operation of the Website, Gattefossé cannot under any circumstances be held liable for the consequences relating to the altered or impaired running of the Website.
Cookies can be deposited by Gattefossé partners (such as Google Analytics for example). These partners may also use the information contained in cookies.
The User is entitled to withdraw their consent and/or their choice to personalise cookies at any time.
Information on the User’s consent and choice of personalising cookies will be retained by Gattefossé for thirteen (13) months.
In accordance with the provisions of Law no. 7817 of 6 January 1978 on Technology, Files and Civil Liberties (known as “Loi Informatique & Libertés”) and European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation), the User has the following rights with regard to their personal data:
These rights may be exercised at any time by the User by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, provided that proof of identity is attached.
In the event of an unsatisfactory response from Gattefossé in exercising the rights mentioned below, the User may lodge a complaint with the French National Commission for Data Protection and Liberties (“CNIL”).
This Personal Data Protection Policy may be updated at any time by Gattefossé without any formality other than the online publication of a new amended version, the latter prevailing over any previous version.