GENIA, a public limited company with a capital of 400.000,00 Euros, with its registered office at Parc d’activités Le Pont Béranger – 12, rue Jean-François Champollion – 44680 Saint-Hilaire de Chaléons, France, phone: +33(0)2 40 03 24 17, email: contact@genia.fr, values the importance of the personal data entrusted to it and is strongly committed to protecting data confidentiality and security.

The purpose of this policy is to inform private individuals of the measures GENIA takes to protect your personal data. This policy is subject to revision in accordance with current regulations.

GENIA protects the security of users’ personal data through technical, manual, and information security measures. Excluding the data processed by ‘Google Analytics’, all data collected are stored in France.

  1. What data are collected? 

GENIA collects and processes only those data that are absolutely necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which they are collected.

 

  1. What are the purposes of data collection?

GENIA ensures that data are collected and processed solely for one or more explicitly defined and legitimate purpose(s).

Data are collected for the following purposes:

  • managing orders and customer communications;
  • managing customer information relevant to brand-related offers and sales activities;
  • strengthening and improving communication from the website by sending newsletters and special offers according to the client preferences noted on the site;
  • improving the services offered to customers;
  • inviting customers to participate in sales activities; and
  • ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.

These purposes are listed on GENIA’s data processing registry.

 

  1. What is personal data?

In compliance with the French regulations concerning information technology and civil liberties, each time GENIA collects personal data, it notifies users of the following information regarding data processing:

  • the identity and contact information of the data protection officer and the officer’s designee, if applicable;
  • the purposes for which personal data are collected and processed;
  • the legitimate interests of GENIA or a third party, as applicable;
  • the recipients or category of recipients of the personal data;
  • the potential transfer of personal data to a foreign country, as applicable;
  • the duration of storage of personal data or the criteria used to determine this duration;
  • the right to ask GENIA for access to, correction of, or deletion of personal data; the right to restrict or refuse processing of your data, the right to data portability, and the option to specify the use of your data following your death, as well as the circumstances for exercising these rights;
  • the right to withdraw your consent at any time without impacting the lawfulness of data collected prior to the withdrawal of consent;
  • information on whether personal data is required for regulatory or contractual purposes, whether it is a condition for fulfilling a contract, and whether the individual concerned is obligated to provide the personal data, as well as the possible consequences of non-provision of these data;

  1. Who are the recipients of these data?

GENIA transmits personal data only to strictly authorized and defined recipients, particularly those that have a specific relationship with GENIA (personnel, subcontractors).

 

  1. How long are data stored?

Personal data are stored only as long as necessary to complete the process to which they pertain and in accordance with current regulations.

GENIA physically protects the security of personal data.

 

  1. What rights do individuals have?

According to French regulations on information technology and civil liberties, individuals have a right to access, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, and portability of data, and to specify the use of your data following your death. These rights may be exercised by contacting the data protection officer by e-mail at contact@genia.fr or by mail to GENIA, 140 bis rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris, France, along with a copy of a signed form of identification.

 

  1. Cookies

7.1 Cookies store information about different pages that a browser accesses within a website and when a browser is redirected to a site; the information is maintained until the cookie expires. Several types of cookies exist:

  • session cookies, which are deleted when you leave the site;
  • permanent cookies, which remain on your device until they expire or you delete them through your browser.

When you visit our site, cookies may be installed on your electronic device.

7.2 Why do we use cookies?

Two types of cookies are used on the GENIA site:

I) strictly technical cookies whose use is specific to our French host, the company OVH. These cookies allow redirection of users within the same server, specifically for load balancing and for ensuring site security;

II) cookies used by the American company Google, Inc., through the service ‘Google Analytics’.

 

Data collected by the intermediary of this second type of cookie are transmitted and stored by Google, Inc., in compliance with Safe Harbor and with sufficient personal data protection.

The Google Analytics service enables us to count site visitors and track their use of the site. These cookies are stored and read on the user’s device whenever the device accesses a web site that uses Google Analytics.

These cookies contain data pertaining to:

  • use of the site;
  • the IP address, limited to identifying the city of origin.

For more information: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

When users browse GENIA’s websites, the storage and reading of cookies allow us to analyse web site activity and count visitors.

You may opt to block the storage of these cookies by configuring your browser to accept or refuse cookies prior to browsing or by deleting them regularly from your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) through the browser.

For instance:

 

  1. Complaints

If you believe that GENIA has violated the rules concerning protection of your personal data, contact the Genia marketing department at 140 bis rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris, France. Phone: +33 (0)170382417. The personal data protection officer will address your request.

GENIA also wishes to inform you that you can submit a complaint to CNIL [LN2] online or at the following address: CNIL - 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07, France.

  1. Contact

Send any requests for information regarding our personal data protection policy to contact@genia.fr.