As the data controller, the company Biocodex, whose registered office is established in France at 7 avenue Gallieni in Gentilly (94250) (hereinafter, the "Publisher"), undertakes to comply with the regulatory provisions applicable to the protection of personal data, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 - General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter, the "GDPR"), on the processing that it implements on the website www.microbiotaevents.com (hereinafter, the "Website").
The user can navigate freely on the Website without having to explicitly provide personal information. Nevertheless, he may be asked to provide data concerning him, for example by contacting the Publisher. In addition, the Website uses "cookies", which can send data concerning the user to third-party companies.
Each online service implemented on the Website limits the collection of personal data to what is strictly necessary and is accompanied by information detailing in particular:
The Publisher takes all necessary precautions to preserve the security of the Website user's personal data and aims in particular to prevent them from being deformed or damaged, or from being accessed by unauthorized third parties.
In accordance with the GDPR, the user of the Website may exercise, on the data concerning him/her and by proving his/her identity, a right of access, rectification, deletion, portability, limitation, opposition, with the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of Biocodex (in English if French is not possible), by e-mail dpo[at]biocodex.com (replace [at] by @) or by postal mail: DPO BIOCODEX, 7 avenue Gallieni, 94250 GENTILLY, France; he/she also has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
The purpose of this processing of personal data is to manage the Website. It allows the Publisher:
With reference to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Publisher (communication and publication on the Internet of information of an institutional, promotional and/or scientific nature).
The processing concerns:
The categories of processed data are:
The data can come from:
The data collected during navigation, not necessary for the functioning of the Website (such as certain types of cookies), are optional. Unless otherwise indicated, the other data collected is mandatory.
Because of their presence on the Internet, the publications may be accessible outside the European Union.
The Publisher allows the user to connect to the Website using a login and a password, in order to :
With reference to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Publisher (offer a dedicated access to personalize the communication with its Website’s users).
The processing concerns any user equiped with a personal account on the Website.
The data processed are :
These data are mandatory for the creation and the management of the user’s personal account.
The data is kept for 3 years after the user's last login.
Depending on their respective needs, all or part of the data are recipients:
The purpose of this processing of personal data is the management of newsletters relating to the websites implemented by the Publisher. It meets the following purposes:
With reference to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR, the processing requires the consent of the data subject.
The processing concerns persons who have subscribed or wish to subscribe to the Website's newsletter. In addition (optional), the person may consent to receive communications unrelated to the Website or promotional offers from the Publisher - his data are then entered in a database intended for the management of marketing campaigns organized by the Publisher.
The categories of data processed are :
The collection of the e-mail address is mandatory for the sending of the newsletter.
The Publisher keeps the data as long as the person does not unsubscribe (via the unsubscribe link integrated to the newsletters).
According to their respective needs, are recipients of all or part of the data:
As the newsletter service may be provided by a third party, all or part of the data may be transmitted outside the European Union.
The user of the Website may withdraw his/her consent at any time via the unsubscribe link integrated into the newsletters.
The Publisher uses various computer "cookies" on the Website to measure the audience and integrate services to improve the interactivity of the Website.
A computer "cookie" is a text file that may be deposited on a user's terminal during navigation on a website. Cookies are an important tool that allows organizations to gain insight into the online activity of their users.
How it works: usually small and identified by a name, it is sent to the user's browser by the website visited. The browser will keep it for a certain period of time, and will send it back to the website each time it is reconnected. In principle, cookies can be easily viewed and deleted.
In themselves, cookies are harmless because they do not contain executable code. They perform important functions for websites: they can be used to store a customer account ID, browsing preferences, track browsing for statistical or advertising purposes, etc.
However, cookies can store enough data to identify a user without his or her consent and, in some cases, can be used to create profiles of individuals. This is why it is necessary that the management of cookies be controlled within the framework of data protection.
The user can prevent cookies from being deposited on his or her terminal or delete existing ones by setting his or her web browser accordingly. For instructions on how to manage cookies, the user can refer to the help sections of their browser.
Please note, however, that deactivating cookies in the web browser may cause malfunctions on the Website and on other websites.
In general, cookies can be classified in three different ways: by origin, by lifetime, by purpose.
First-party cookies – These cookies are placed on the visitor’s terminal directly by the website visited.
Third-party cookies – These cookies are placed on the visitor’s terminal by a third party organization, such as an advertiser.
Session cookies – These cookies are temporary and expire when the browser closes or at the end of the visit (session).
Persistent cookies – This category includes all cookies that remain on the visitor’s device until they are deleted. They can be deleted manually or automatically (depending on the expiry date of the cookie or when the browser is closed if configured as such).
By default, these third-party cookies are not deposited. The user can consent to their deposit in the cookie management module or directly via a contextual consent request, for example by activating the playback of an external video. The user can indicate his preferences, either globally for the Website, or service by service. They can change their choices at any time by calling up the cookie management module via a permanent link located at the bottom of the page.