Personal data

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Respecting private lives and protecting personal data is particularly important to the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) and it is therefore undertaking steps to protect the personal data that it processes for its business needs.

To this end, the IRD is committed to upholding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (2016/679 from 17 April 2016) and the modified Digital Liberties law.

This page aims to describe personal data processing relating to use of the ird.fr website.

Personal data - Management of newsletter subscriptions

Purpose of processing

The objective of this processing is to manage newsletter subscription requests relating to the Le Mag site.

It allows the IRD to send the newsletter to people who wish to receive it.

The legal underpinning for this processing comes from Article 6 (1) a of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data processed

The only data processed is the user's contact information (their email address), sent by the user when they sign up for the newsletter.

The sign-up form indicates that this information must be collected in order to fulfil the user's request for service.

The processing does not involve any automated decision making.

People affected

Data processing affects people who wish to receive the site's Le Mag newsletter.

Recipients of data

The recipients of this data are:

  • the IRD communications department

The information transferred to Mailchimp to ensure the newsletter is sent.
Mailchimp agrees to respect the various European regulations on data processing.

Length that data is kept

The data are kept as long as the user wishes to receive the newsletter. If the user wants to unsubscribe, the information about them will be erased. Some data may remain in the archives, but it will be stored safely and not processed from that point until it is fully erased.

Security

The IRD implements security measures to guarantee the security of data being processed.

Your rights regarding data linked to you

In compliance with applicable laws, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (2016/679 from 17 April 2016) and the modified Digital Liberties law, you have certain rights, specifically:

  • Right to access: you can obtain information on processing of your personal data as well as a copy of this personal data (Article 15 of the GDPR)
  • Right to correct: if you believe that your personal data is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that it be modified or updated (Article 16 of the GDPR)
  • Right to portability and erasure: you can demand that your personal data be erased within the limits of what is allowed by regulation (Article 17 of the GDPR)
  • Right to limit processing: you can request a temporary freeze on use of some of your data (Article 18 of the GDPR)
  • Requesting your subscriptions be erased, if needed
  • Right to opposition: you can oppose processing of your personal data for reasons relating to your specific situation, unless there are legitimate and pressing reasons to process the data that prevail over your interests, rights, and freedoms (Article 21 of the GDPR)

You can exercise the rights listed above by contacting:

  • The webmasters of the IRD Communication and information sharing department by sending an email to webmaster@ird.fr or send a letter to the following address: IRD – Communication and information sharing department - 44, boulevard de Dunkerque CS 90009 - 13572 Marseille Cedex 02 – France.
  • Our data protection delegate (dpd@ird.fr) or the postal address above, for the attention of the IRD data protection delegate.

Before responding to your request, we may need to verify your identity and/or ask you to provide more information in order for us to respond to it. We try to follow up with your request in a reasonable time frame and within the time allotted by the law.

  • Right to introduce a claim: In the event that you deem the response from the IRD unsatisfactory and that you believe your digital liberties have been infringed upon, you can introduce a claim with the CNIL at https://www.cnil.fr/ or by mail.

 

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Several types of cookies are used on this site to improve how it operates and to improve services it provides.

Learn more about these cookies and how to object to their use: visit the CNIL website.

Details of cookies used

  • Cookies necessary for the site to operate properly

These cookies allow the site to operate optimally. You can object to them and delete them by using the parameters in your browser, but your user experience may suffer as a result.

Name of the cookie: hasConsent

Retention period: 13 months

Purpose: Helps indicate that you do not support having statistical data collected for you

  • Statistical site traffic data

The IRD uses cookies to measure statistical site traffic data to adapt the site to visitors’ needs. These cookies allow the IRD to count the number of unique visitors, the number of pages seen, and the path visitors take through the site.

Name of cookie - Purpose - Retention period

__utma - Google Analytics site traffic statistics -2 years

__utmb - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 30 minutes

__utmc - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - Length of navigation session

__utmt - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 24 hours

__utmz - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 6 months

_ga - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 2 years

_gat - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 1 minute

_gid - Google Analytics site traffic statistics - 48 hours

 

If you agree to having site traffic statistics collected, we will also collect your IP address which is made anonymous before being sent. Consequently, individuals cannot in any case be identified through this information.