Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. All data that you choose to entrust to us or that is collected during your use of the website and can identify you will be processed in accordance with the provisions of this privacy statement and in accordance with applicable regulations regarding privacy and personal data.
This privacy statement defines the type, scope, and purpose of collecting, processing, and using personal information that you choose to entrust us with during your visits and/or that may be transmitted via the france-science.com website. Please note that using our website does not require you to provide us with personal information.
Every individual whose personally identifiable information is collected, recorded, or used by france-science.com has the right to know how this information will be stored, used, and transferred and also has the right to access and control the use of this information in accordance with the Law of December 8, 1992, on the protection of privacy with regard to the processing of personal data and, as of May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, hereinafter referred to as “the Law.”
Personally identifiable information refers to any information about a natural person who is or can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or one or more specific factors such as name, email address, phone number, or similar.
DATA COLLECTED DURING THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE AND PROCESSING OF THIS DATA A. CONTACT FORM
Our website gives you the opportunity to provide us with information by filling out contact forms, for example, to obtain information about our services, to be contacted for service-related reasons, or to become part of the scientific network. The information you entrust to us may include your name, postal address, email address, and phone number. We use this information for the following purposes:
B. LOG-IN INFORMATION
When you visit our website, we collect standard login information and details about visitor behavior patterns, such as:
This anonymous data allows us to develop and improve our website. We do not attempt to retrieve your identity after your visit to our website. We will not associate any data collected in this way with personally identifiable information from another source for the purpose of identifying you.
D. USE OF THE IP ANONYMIZATION FUNCTION OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Our website uses Google Analytics (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” which are text files stored on your computer to facilitate the analysis of your use of our website. Information generated by these cookies, such as the time, place, and frequency of your visits to our website, as well as your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s servers and stored there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on your activity on our website, and to provide us with other services related to the use of the website and the Internet. We use this information for statistical purposes. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or insofar as such data is processed by third parties on behalf of Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, please note that by doing so, you may not be able to fully use all the features of our website. Google offers a deactivation option for the most common browsers, which allows you to have better control over the data collected and processed by Google. If you activate this option, no information about your visit to the website will be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, activating this option does not prevent the transmission of information to us or to any other web analysis service we may use.
The third-party providers with whom we may share your personal data are:
CHANGES AND AMENDMENTS TO OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
France Science may change and amend this privacy statement from time to time. Changes will be communicated through updates on our website. We recommend that you regularly access our website to ensure that you accept any changes or amendments.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION / RIGHT TO RECTIFICATION AND DELETION
You have the right to request details about the personal information we hold about you, as provided by law. If the information we hold about you is outdated or incorrect, you have the right to request an update and correction of the relevant data. You also have the right to request the deletion of the personal data we hold about you, provided that we have no legal obligation or legitimate interest in retaining this data. Any request for access, rectification, or deletion must be made to the contact address indicated in the paragraph below.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or our use of your personal information, you can contact us at:
Service for Science and Technology Embassy of France in the United States 4101 Reservoir Road, NW; Washington, D.C. 20007 Phone: +1 202 944-6582