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Data Protection policy

1 - Preamble

The data protection policy, described in this document, applies to the website www.biocodexmicrobiotainstitute.com (hereinafter, "the Website"). Its purpose is to inform the user of the Website (hereinafter, "the User") of the processing carried out by the Website publisher – the company BIOCODEX SAS (hereinafter, "Biocodex") on the data concerning him, the rights he has over his data and how he can exercise these rights.
 

2 - General provisions

The following provisions apply to all processing of personal data by Biocodex on the Website, unless otherwise specified in the specific provisions.
 

Legal framework

Biocodex, as data controller, declares that it processes personal data on the Website, in accordance with the regulations applicable to the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 - General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter, "the GDPR").

Biocodex, in its compliance process, has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to the French data protection authority (CNIL). This designation, with reference to DPO-3068, took effect on 25 May 2018.
 

Data controller

The data controller is identified as follows:

Biocodex, a simplified joint stock company under French law with a share capital of €4,284,000, registered in the Trade and Companies Register under No. 562 064 600 R.C.S. Créteil, with its registered office at 7 avenue Gallieni - 94250 Gentilly - France, represented by Mr Jean-Marie Lefèvre, duly authorised in his capacity as Chairman and CEO.

 

Rights of the User on his data

In accordance with the GDPR, the User may exercise, on the data concerning him and proving his identity, a right of access, rectification, deletion, limitation, opposition, with the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of Biocodex (in French or English only) by email ([email protected]) or by post (DPO BIOCODEX, 7 avenue Gallieni, 94250 GENTILY, France), the User may file a complaint, if necessary, with a supervisory authority (the CNIL for France – www.cnil.fr).
 

Security of personal data

Biocodex takes all necessary precautions to preserve the security of the User's personal data and aims in particular to prevent it from being distorted or damaged, or from unauthorised third parties having access to it.

Biocodex uses the https protocol on the Website. This security mechanism allows the User to verify the identity of the website he or she is accessing, thanks to an authentication certificate issued by a third party authority known for its reliability. It also guarantees the confidentiality and integrity of the data sent by the User, such as the information entered in the contact form.
 

3 - Specific provisions

The following provisions are specific to each processing of personal data carried out by Biocodex on the Website. In particular, they detail:

  • the purpose of the processing operation
  • its legal basis
  • the persons concerned
  • the personal data processed
  • their shelf life
  • the recipients of the data

These provisions may be completed subsequently, according to the evolution of the Website and the processing activities implemented by Biocodex in connection with the Website.

 

Subscription to the newsletter

Purpose of the processing operation

The Publisher allows the User to subscribe to the Website’s newsletter, in order to be kept informed of the news associated with the Website and to download documents. This processing of personal data allows the Publisher to:

  • Manage subscriptions and electronic mailings
  • Develop service statistics

The legal basis for the processing operation is the consent of the person concerned.

By subscribing to the newsletter, the User agrees to the confidential and secure processing of his data in the unified marketing campaign management solution implemented by Biocodex and, as a result, he agrees to be profiled. As such, he may or may not accept to receive other communications and commercial offers from Biocodex.

The User may unsubscribe (withdraw consent) via the unsubscribe link in the communications received.

 

Persons concerned

The processing concerns any User who wishes to receive communications from BIOCODEX at the e-mail address he or she has provided.

Data processed

  • E-mail address
  • Subscription date
  • Statistics related to the Digital Marketing Campaign Service

The collection of the e-mail address is mandatory for the sending of communications from BIOCODEX.

The Publisher retains the e-mail address as long as the person concerned does not unsubscribe (via the unsubscribe link included in the newsletters).

 

Data recipients

Depending on their respective needs, all or part of the data are recipients:

  • The User of the Website subscribed to the newsletter
  • The Publisher staff in charge of managing the newsletter service, publishing content, technical administration of the Website
  • The personnel of the service providers concerned by the Website

As the newsletter service may be provided by a third party, the data may be transmitted outside the European Union.

 

Cookie management
The management of cookies is a special processing of personal data, described in the cookies policy on the Website.