Generally speaking, you are able to visit the GROUPE G2M website without giving any personal data. You are not, in any case, obliged to provide GROUPE G2M with this information.
However, if you choose not to give this information, you may be unable to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested. GROUPE G2M may therefore, in certain cases, have to ask you to give your name, email address, telephone number, company and position (referred to below as your “Personal Data”). By providing this information, you expressly agree to it being used by GROUPE G2M for the purposes described in point 2 below, and for the purposes stated at the end of each form.
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016, and the French Law on Information Technology and Civil Liberties of 6 January 1978 amended (Loi Informatique et Libertés du 6 janvier 1978 modifiée), GROUPE G2M informs you of the following points:
Identity of the data processing manager
The data processing manager is GROUPE G2M, with registered office at 168 ZA des Aubrières 49412 SAUMUR, Siret No 478 113 010 00015.
Tel.: 02 41 50 50 91; Fax: 02 41 83 05 82
Purpose of the data processing
GROUPE G2M may process your Personal Data:
- in order to provide you with the information or services you have requested (such as receiving the Newsletter, sales offers, white papers or an assessment of your compliance level via a quiz); and/or
- in order to gather information for improving our website, products and services (via cookies); and/or
- in order to contact you regarding various events relating to GROUPE G2M, such as product updates and customer support.
GROUPE G2M is the only recipient of your Personal Data. This data, whether in individual or aggregated form, will never be communicated to third parties, notwithstanding sub-contractors used by GROUPE G2M (further information on this subject can be found in point 7 below). Neither GROUPE G2M nor any of its sub-contractors will sell the personal data of visitors to or users of its website.
Your Personal Data will be retained by GROUPE G2M only as long as required for the purpose for which it was obtained, as stated in point 2 above, and in no circumstances longer than 24 months.
Rights on information technology and civil liberties
You have the following rights concerning your Personal Data that you can exercise by writing to us at the postal address given in point 1 or by completing the form here.
Right of data access and communication
You have the right to access the Personal Data concerning you.
However, on account of GROUPE G2M’s obligations on security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data, you are informed that your request will be dealt with provided that you supply proof of identity, such as a scan of your valid identity document (if applying using our dedicated electronic form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity document (if applying in writing).
GROUPE G2M informs you that, where applicable, it will be entitled to reject obviously unreasonable requests (due to their number, repeated or systematic nature).
To help you in your application, particularly if you wish to exercise your right of access via a written request to the postal address given in point 1, by clicking on the following link you will find a letter template produced by the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL).
Right to rectify data
Under this legislation, you have the right to request the rectification, updating, blocking or deletion of data regarding you which may be inaccurate, incorrect, incomplete or obsolete.
You can also set general and specific guidelines regarding what happens to your personal data after your death. The heirs of a deceased person may request that the death of their relative be taken into account and/or the necessary updates applied.
To help you with an application for rectification, particularly if you wish to make a written request to the postal address given in point 1 either on your own behalf or on that of a deceased relative, by clicking on the link below you will find a letter template produced by the CNIL.
Right of objection
This right can only be exercised in one of the following two cases:
- If the exercise of this right is on legitimate grounds; or
- If the exercise of this right is intended to stop the data gathered being used for the purposes of direct marketing.
To help you with an objection, particularly if you wish to exercise this right via a written request to the postal address given in point 1, by clicking on the link below you will find a letter template produced by the CNIL.
GROUPE G2M will respond to your request for access, rectification or objection or any other additional request for information within a reasonable period, and no later than one month after receiving your request.
Authorised providers and transfer to a third country outside the European Union
GROUPE G2M informs you that it uses authorised providers to assist with the collection and processing of the data that you have provided. These providers may be located outside the European Union and receive the data collected via the various forms on the website (except for the form for exercising your rights under the Information Technology and Civil Liberties act which is provided and processed by GROUPE G2M).
GROUPE G2M has checked in advance that its providers offer adequate guarantees and adhere to strict conditions regarding the confidentiality, use and protection of data. Particular care has been taken to check that there is a legal basis for transferring data to a third country. One of our providers is covered by Binding Corporate Rules which were approved by the CNIL in 2016, while the others are bound by Standard Contractual Clauses and also by the Privacy Shield.
Complaints to the competent authority
If you think that GROUPE G2M is not meeting its obligations with regard to your Personal Data, you can submit a complaint or request to the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL and you can make a request electronically by clicking on this link: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/plaintes/internet.
General information on the cookies present on the Groupe G2M website
As the website’s editor, GROUPE G2M may install a cookie on the hard disk of your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) to provide smooth navigation of our website and an optimum user experience.
Cookies are small text files that allow us to recognise your computer, tablet or smartphone in order to personalise the services we offer.
The information obtained using cookies does not identify you personally. It is used exclusively for our own benefit in order to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to provide you with content tailored to your interests. None of this information is divulged to third parties unless GROUPE G2M has obtained your prior consent or unless the disclosure of this information is required by law, or by order of a court or any administrative or judicial authority authorised to obtain it.
To give you a better idea of the information identified by cookies, the table below lists the different types of cookies that may be used on the GROUPE G2M website, what they are called, what they are used for and how long they are stored.
Managing your preferences on cookies
You can accept or reject cookies at any time.
When you first connect to the GROUPE G2M website, a banner giving a brief statement of the cookies and similar technologies used appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing to browse the GROUPE G2M website (for example by loading a new page or clicking on various items on the site), you agree to cookies being installed on your device. You are also deemed to have given your consent to cookies by clicking on the “X” icon on the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen.
Depending on the type of cookie, your consent may be a requirement for cookies to be installed and read on your device.
Cookies not requiring consent
In accordance with the recommendations of the CNIL, some cookies do not require you to give your consent in advance as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website, or are used solely to allow or facilitate electronic communication. These include the cookies for identifying a session, for authentication or for load-balancing, as well as cookies for personalising your interface. All these cookies are covered by this policy insofar as they are provided and managed by GROUPE G2M.
Cookies requiring prior consent
This requirement concerns cookies provided by third parties and which are termed “persistent” as they remain on your device until they are deleted or until they expire.
As these cookies are provided by third parties, the way they are used and saved is subject to these parties’ own confidentiality policies, a link to which is provided below. This category of cookies includes audience measuring cookies (such as Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which GROUPE G2M does not use) and social sharing cookies (such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn).
Audience measuring cookies gather statistics on visitor numbers and the use of the various areas of the website (such as the content/pages you have visited). These data help to improve the browsing experience of the GROUPE G2M website. An audience measuring tool is used on this website:
o Google Analytics; their confidentiality policy is available (in English only) via the following link: https://policies.google.com/privacy#infocollect
Social sharing cookies are provided and managed by the editor of the social network concerned. Provided you give your consent, these cookies make it easy for you to share some of the content published on the GROUPE G2M website, for example by using a share app button for the social network concerned. GROUPE G2M’s website has four types of social sharing cookies:
You have various ways to manage your cookie settings
Most Internet browsers have a default setting allowing cookies to be stored. Your browser offers you the ability to change these standard settings so that all cookies are systematically rejected or so that only some cookies are accepted or rejected depending on who provides them.
IMPORTANT: We draw your attention to the fact that refusing to accept cookies on your device is likely to affect your user experience and your access to certain services or functionalities of this website. In such a case, GROUPE G2M will not accept responsibility for any consequences affecting your browsing conditions as a result of your choice to reject, delete or block the cookies needed for the operation of the website. These consequences are not considered to constitute damage and you cannot claim compensation on their account.
Your browser also allows you to delete cookies saved on your device or will warn you when new cookies are likely to be saved onto your device. These settings have no effect on your browsing but you will lose all the benefits offered by this cookie.
Please take a look at the various tools available for managing the cookies stored on your device.
Configuring cookies on your internet browser
All Internet browsers have their own settings for managing cookies. Find out how to change your cookie preferences by clicking on the links below, for help with accessing your browser’s menu:
For further information on how to manage your cookie settings, visit the CNIL website: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser.
Configuring the cookie management tool
Cookies can also be deactivated directly using the cookie management tool available on the GROUPE G2M website. This interactive tool allows you to manage your cookies from a banner in the bottom right of your screen (“Manage your data” button) and lists all active cookies. To deactivate a cookie, just click on the cross next to the service offered. If all cookies are deactivated, the banner asking for the user’s consent will appear when the page is reloaded.