Personal data

The French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development ("IRD") is particularly committed to privacy and the protection of personal data and is engaged in a process of protection of personal data that it addresses for its needs.

As such, the IRD undertakes to comply with the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data (RGPD) (2016/679 of 17 April 2016) and the amended Data Protection Act.

The purpose of this page is to describe the processing of personal data relating to the use of the website.

Personal data - Management of newsletter registrations

Purpose of the treatment

The purpose of the processing is to manage requests for subscriptions to the Le Mag 'newsletter.

It allows the IRD to send the newsletter to people wishing to receive it.

The lawfulness of this treatment is based on Article 6 (1) (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR.

Data processed

The data processed are only the user's contact details (email address), transmitted by the user when he / she subscribes to the newsletter.

The registration form provides a mandatory collection of this data to be able to provide the service requested by the user.

The treatment does not provide for automated decision making.

Persons concerned

The data processing concerns people who wish to receive the newsletter of the site Le Mag '.

Recipients of the data

The recipients of the data are:

The communication service of the IRD
The data is transferred to Mailchimp to ensure the newsletter is sent.
Mailchimp is committed to complying with the various European regulations on data processing.

Data retention period

The data is kept as long as the user wants to receive the newsletter. If he wishes to unsubscribe, information about him will be deleted. Some data may exist in archives, but will be stored securely and excluded from processing before complete deletion.


The IRD implements security mechanisms to guarantee the data security of this treatment.

Your rights about your data 

In accordance with the applicable regulations, namely the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data (RGPD) (2016/679 of 17 April 2016) and the amended Data Protection Act you have different rights, namely:

  • Right of access: you can obtain information concerning the processing of your personal data as well as a copy of this personal data (article 15 of the RGPD);
  • Right of rectification: if you consider that your personal data are inaccurate or incomplete, you can demand that they be modified accordingly or updated (article 16 of the RGPD);
  • Right to portability and erasure: you may require the erasure of your personal data within the limits of what is permitted by the regulations (article 17 of the RGPD);
  • Right to Limit Processing: You may request to temporarily freeze the use of some of your data (Article 18 of the GDPR);
  • Request the removal of your subscriptions, if any;
  • Right of opposition: You may object to the processing of your personal data, for reasons relating to your particular situation, unless there are legitimate and compelling reasons for the treatment to prevail over your interests and rights and freedoms (Article 21 of the RGPD).

You can exercise the rights listed above by contacting:

  • The Webmasters of the DCPI of the IRD (by sending an email to or a postal mail to the following address: IRD - Directorate of Communication and Information Sharing - 44, boulevard de Dunkirk CS 90009 - 13572 Marseille Cedex 02 - France.
  • Our data protection officer ( or the postal address as mentioned above, for the attention of the R & D Data Protection Officer.

Before responding to your request, we may verify your identity and / or ask you to provide us with more information to respond. We will endeavor to comply with your request within a reasonable time and, in any event, within the time limits set by law.

  • Right to lodge a complaint: In the event of a response that you consider unsatisfactory on the part of the IRD and that you consider that your computer rights and freedoms are not respected, you have the possibility to lodge a complaint with the CNIL : or by post.

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