Legal notice

Legal notice

The company publishing and hosting the website groupeafnor.org

AFNOR: French Standardization Association

SIRET: 775 724 818 00205 RCS Bobigny

NAF Code: 8413Z

Registered office: 11 Rue Francis de Pressensé

93571 LA PLAINE SAINT DENIS Cedex

Tel.: +33 (0)1 41 62 80 00

Fax: +33 (0)1 49 17 90 00

France

 

Publication Director: Olivier Peyrat, in his capacity as Managing Director.

 

Collecting named information

 

AFNOR collects named information through the intermediary, in particular, of forms, purchase orders and registration documents.

 

Pursuant to the French Data Protection Law No. 78-17 (“Loi Informatique et Libertés”) of January 6, 1978 as amended in August 2004, you have the right to access, oppose, delete and amend the data about you. To exercise this right, you should write to the following address: AFNOR, à l’attention du Responsable du système d’information marketing commercial (for the attention of the Commercial & Marketing Information System Officer), 11, rue Francis de Pressensé – 93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex, France.

 

Processing of named information

 

AFNOR operates a database containing named information that may concern its employees, service providers, customers, members, partners, etc.

 

These data are as follows:

 

  • Company name
  • Physical/postal/website address
  • Telephone, fax, email details
  • Sector (NAF, SIRET name)
  • Number of employees
  • Revenue
  • Last and first names of contacts
  • Title
  • Position
  • Working hours (employees)
  • Employee representation function (employees)
  • Competencies/certification/age (external consultants)
  • Interests (customers)

 

This data is intended for the purposes of internal and/or external exploitation or of promotion of the standardization and/or information activities of AFNOR.

 

Pursuant to the French Data Protection Law No. 78-17 (“Loi Informatique et Libertés”) of January 6, 1978 as amended in August 2004, you have the right to access, oppose, delete and rectify the data about you and/or to oppose its transfer to a third party. To exercise this right, you should write to the following address: AFNOR, à l’attention du Responsable du système d’information marketing commercial (for the attention of the Commercial & Marketing Information System Officer), 11, rue Francis de Pressensé – 93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex, France.

 

Dissemination of named data on the Internet

 

AFNOR may need to disseminate named data about you (last and first name, company name, contact details, position and responsibilities) for:

 

  • dissemination of Strategic Orientation Committee reports
  • standardization programmes
  • lists of participants in standardization commissions
  • the identity of TC Chairpersons, TC/SC Secretaries and WG Leaders

 

Capture of this information, in particular for the purposes of commercial exploitation, is strictly prohibited and is likely to constitute an infringement of AFNOR’s database rights. Pursuant to the French Data Protection Law No. 78-17 (“Loi Informatique et Libertés”) of January 6, 1978 as amended in August 2004, you have the right to access, oppose, delete and rectify the data about you and/or to oppose its dissemination to a third party. To exercise this right, you should write to the following address: AFNOR, à l’attention du Responsable du système d’information marketing commercial (for the attention of the Commercial & Marketing Information System Officer), 11, rue Francis de Pressensé – 93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex, France.

 

Exploitation of connection data

 

For reasons of security or of estimating the number of visitors to its website normalisation.afnor.org, AFNOR needs to save the following data:

 

  • date, time
  • IP (Internet Protocol) address
  • page(s) viewed

 

Those items of data are kept for three (3) months. An IP address constitutes indirectly named data.

 

Pursuant to the French Data Protection Law No. 78-17 (“Loi Informatique et Libertés”) of January 6, 1978 as amended in August 2004, you have the right to access, oppose, delete and rectify the data about you. To exercise this right, you should write to the following address: AFNOR, à l’attention du Responsable du système d’information marketing commercial (for the attention of the Commercial & Marketing Information System Officer), 11, rue Francis de Pressensé – 93571 La Plaine Saint-Denis Cedex, France.

 

 

Cookies

 

When you view the website groupeafnor.org, information is likely to be saved in files known as Cookies stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. A Cookie is a text file stored in a dedicated area of the hard disk of your device (computer, tablet or mobile phone) when you view content or advertisements. A Cookie file can only be read by its sender. It enables identification of your device, in which it is saved, for a limited validity period.

 

Four types of Cookies, used for the purposes described below, may be saved in your device when you visit our website groupe-afnor.org:

 

  1. Technical Cookies are necessary for browsing in our website, and for access to the various products and services. Technical Cookies in particular enable us to adapt the presentation of the website to the display preferences of your device (language used, display resolution), to remember the passwords and other information relating to a form you have filled out on the website (registration or access to the members’ area) and to implement security measures (for example when you are asked to reconnect to the members’ area after a certain time has elapsed). These Cookies cannot be disabled or configured, otherwise you will no longer be able to access the website and/or the services on the website.

 

  1. Cookies for measuring traffic are sent by the AFNOR Group or by our technical service providers for the purposes of measuring traffic to the various content items and sections of our website, so that we can evaluate them and organize them better. These Cookies also enable us to detect, if applicable, any browsing problems and consequently improve the ergonomics of our services. These Cookies only produce anonymous statistics and traffic volumes, excluding any personal information. The lifetime of these traffic measurement Cookies does not exceed 13 months.

 

  1. Advertising Cookies are sent by our authorized advertising partners in the advertising areas our website; use of this space contributes to financing the content and services that we provide for you free of charge. These Cookies are stored by our partners in the framework of advertising partnerships under the terms of which the partners may collect data relating to the content viewed on our website, in compliance with the French Data Protection Law of 1978.

 

  1. “Social media” Cookies enable you to share AFNOR Group website content with other people or let them know about what you find on the website or your opinion about some content on the website. In particular, this is the case with the “share” buttons from Twitter networks. Any social media network providing such an application button is likely to identify you via this button, even if you did not use this button when viewing our website. We invite you to consult the privacy protection policies for these social media networks to find out the usage purposes, in particular promotional, of the browsing information they may collect via these application buttons. The lifetime of these Cookies does not exceed 13 months.

 

By using the groupeafnor.org website, you agree to the use of the above-mentioned Cookies. You can, however, choose at any time to disable all or part of these Cookies, except for the technical Cookies needed for operation of the website as indicated above. Your browser can also be configured to alert you about the Cookies being sent to your device and ask you to accept or not accept them.

 

At any time you can choose to disable all or part of the Cookies. Your browser can also be configured to alert you about the Cookies being sent to your device and ask you to accept or not accept them (individually or in all cases). We remind you, however, that disabling all Cookies will prevent you from using our websites.

 

  • If you use Internet Explorer: click on Tools, then Internet Options. On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Settings. Next click on View files and select the Cookie(s) you want to disable. Then close the window containing the list of Cookies and double-click OK to return to the Internet.

 

  • If you use Firefox: click on the Firefox Menu icon, then on Tools, then Options; in the window that appears, choose Privacy and click on Remove individual cookies. Select the Cookies you want to disable then remove them.

 

  • If you use Safari: click on Settings then Preferences. In the window that appears, choose Privacy & Security, and click Display Cookies. Select the Cookies you want to disable then click Delete or Delete all.

 

  • If you use Chrome: click on the Google Chrome menu icon, then Settings.

 

At the bottom of the page, click on Show advanced settings. In the Privacy section, click Content settings. To disable cookies:

 

  • select Block sites from setting any data
  • Click on Cookies and Site Data, then mouse over the site that created the Cookie, and click on X in the right corner, or click Remove all.

 

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