- Personal data protection
1.1. What is personal data?
Data of a personal nature (abbreviation: personal data) means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Any person is deemed identifiable if they can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to one or more factors specific to their physical identity.
1.2. The information you give us
When you use our services, we collect certain information that is necessary for us to respond to your request, including what features you use, how you use them, and the peripheral devices through which you access our services.
If you contact us using our contact form or otherwise, we will collect the information you give us in that interaction.
- Cookies and other similar technologies
2.1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive by the visited website allowing it to record and store certain information about your computer and also about you.
They are essential for the functioning of the Internet because they allow two computers to communicate with each other properly. The information collected is also used to run the applications you use on the website.
2.2. How do cookies affect you?
Some cookies also collect personal data about you which they pass on to third-party companies. They can collect personal information that you have not voluntarily shared on the Internet such as your browsing history, whereabouts you click on the website, a session ID, etc. When put together, the information collected builds up a picture of your personal life that can then be sold to advertisers. This is why we need to ask your permission to place certain cookies on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other connected terminal.
2.3. Which cookies require my express consent?
Not all cookies require separate express consent. So-called “operating” cookies that enable you to use the features of this website and use your personal data solely for this purpose are presumed to have your consent. Those that use your data for other purposes and belong, in particular, to service providers do require your express consent.
2.4. What are the cookies on this website used for?
- provide you with a properly functioning website;
- contribute to the security of the service requested by the user;
- provide you with the requested service;
- enable or facilitate your electronic communication;
- measure the audience of the website;
- connect you to social networks; and
- adapt the content of the website to your browsing habits.
2.5. What are the cookies on this website that are subject to your consent?
- audience measurement cookies
We use Google Analytics cookies to compile anonymous statistics limited to our website and services. This does not allow us to identify you directly. This cookie is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. It is then possible for Google to cross-reference your data collected here with data from other websites or sources in order to build a profile and perform automatic profiling. Google Analytics cookies last for 14 months and may transfer the data collected to its servers in the United States of America for reuse for marketing purposes by other Google services, affiliates and business partners.
- social network cookies
We use Facebook social plugin cookies to provide you with personalised social experiences (like, comment, share) and to connect you directly to social networks. This cookie is provided by Facebook Ireland Ltd. 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. The personal data collected may be transmitted to its servers located in the United States of America and may be used for marketing purposes by other Facebook services, affiliates and business partners. However, to be effective, this application cross-references personal data to build a profile. The lifespan of this cookie is unlimited. This cookie may trigger other cookies that collect personal data, including Facebook Impressions. You can exercise your rights with the dedicated department or by writing to the following address: Facebook Ireland Ltd, Data Privacy Officer, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
2.6. How to reject cookies
Some cookies are essential for the website to function properly. If you set your browser to reject all the cookies required for the website to function properly, certain functionalities, pages and areas of the website will not be accessible. You can accept or reject the cookies that are ancillary to the proper functioning of the website, in accordance with Article 82 of the Law of 6 January 1978 known as the “Data Protection Law”, by clicking on “Manage cookies” at the bottom of the website page.
- How we use personal data
3.1. Main purposes
The main purposes for which we use your data are:
- to answer your requests submitted using our forms or to register you for our events;
- to send you our newsletter if you have subscribed to them;
- legitimate use for the improvement and development of our services;
- to compile website statistics and our communication campaigns;
- legitimate use to contribute to the security of our services and to prevent any fraudulent, illegal or unauthorised activity; and
- to satisfy our legal, social and tax obligations.
Where we collect data that is not justified by our legal or contractual obligations or our legitimate interest obligations, in order to respond to your request, we will ask for your consent and specify the scope of such consent.
3.2. Confidentiality and terms and conditions for sharing your data
We treat the data you entrust to us as confidential. However, in order to be able to provide you with these messages, we have to share the data you give us with our hosting and security subcontractors. These partners are subject to a confidentiality obligation and may use your data only to perform their mission. We may disclose some of your personal data if we are under a statutory obligation to do so or if we wish to enforce our rights.
3.3. Data transfers outside the European Union
Our website is located in France. We do, however, use subcontractors located in the European Union and the United States of America.
- For how long are your data stored?
We store your personal data only for as long as we need them in so far as permitted by the law in force.
- Contact form and registration for an event
The contact form constitutes personal data processing under the responsibility of Riviera Yachting Network. The data comes from registration of information by the person wishing to interact with Riviera Yachting Network in the dedicated fields of the form. Only personal data provided voluntarily and expressly by you are processed and are subject to consent in accordance with Article 6.1 a of the GDPR. The data collected are as follows: name or company name, e-mail address, subject and content of the message, attachment. This data is mandatory for your request to be processed and we assure you that no automated decision-making is based on this collection of data. The recipients of this data are the communication department, the department concerned by the request and its subcontractors as part of their mission as the webmaster and website host. The contact form allows our communication department to answer your request or to transfer it to the competent department.
The data is not transferred outside of the European Union.
We store the mandatory data until the processing of the request has been completed.
For how to exercise your rights, see Your personal data protection rights
The newsletter mailing service constitutes personal data processing under the responsibility of Riviera Yachting Network. In the management of this newsletter mailing, we manage subscriptions and compile statistics related to this service. The data comes from registration of information by the person wishing to subscribe to the service in the dedicated registration field on this website. Only personal data provided voluntarily and expressly by persons requesting the newsletter service are processed and are subject to consent in accordance with Article 6.1 a of the GDPR. The data collected are as follows: e-mail address, subscription date, statistics related to the newsletter service, unsubscription date. These data are mandatory in order to receive our service and we assure you that no automated decision-making is based on this collection of data. The recipients of these data are our communication department and its subcontractors as part of their mission as the webmaster, website host and sender of the newsletter.
We store your e-mail address until you notify us of your unsubscription using the unsubscribe link provided in each newsletter.
For how to exercise your rights, see Your personal data protection rights of this policy.
- Spontaneous application
The job search form allows you to send us your application for a position within the association or one of our members. It constitutes personal data processing under the responsibility of Riviera Yachting Network and it is distributed to all members of the association located both within or outside of the European Union. The data comes from registration of information by the candidate wishing to interact with Riviera Yachting Network in the dedicated fields of the form. Only personal data provided voluntarily and expressly by you are processed and are subject to consent in accordance with Article 6.1 a of the GDPR. The data collected are as follows: name or company name, e-mail address, subject and content of the message, information relating to the applicant’s professional life. This data is mandatory for your request to be processed and we assure you that no automated decision-making is based on this collection of data. The recipients of this data are the communication department, the members of the association and its subcontractors as part of their mission as the webmaster and website host.
Your application will be stored for two years and then destroyed, unless you expressly object.
For how to exercise your rights, see Your personal data protection rights of this policy.
- Rights to your personal data
8.1. What are your rights?
In your interactions with us through this website, you have the right to access, query and rectify your data so that we can, if necessary, rectify, complete, update, lock or erase any personal data concerning you that is inaccurate, incomplete, equivocal, out of date, or the collection, use, communication or storage of which is unlawful.
You also have the right to object to the processing of your data on legitimate grounds. This means that if you object, we will not be able to respond to your request.
8.2. How to enforce your rights and contact us?
If you have a request concerning the protection of your data you can write to us by e-mail at contact @ rynetwork.com or by mail to Riviera Yachting Network, 68 allée des Forges, 83500 La Seyne sur Mer, France.
For your protection and the protection of all our users, we may ask you to provide proof of identity before we can respond to your requests.
It is also possible that we may be unable to respond positively to certain requests whereby a user objects to their personal data being processed, in particular where such requests would no longer allow us to provide our services or to satisfy a statutory obligation.
You may also file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in your country of main residence, in particular for French residents, with the Commission nationale pour l’informatique et les libertés [National Commission for Data Processing and Liberties (French data protection body) (CNIL)].