Privacy policy

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This Privacy Policy explains how France Elévateur collects and processes your personal information.

It applies to all the services proposed on the official Website as well as to any other online initiative that involves the collection of personal data from its Website:

This policy is subject to change in line with legal and regulatory developments as well as with respect to the doctrine of the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (Cnil), the French data protection authority.

1 – Data controller

France Elévateur

France Elévateur processes personal data in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”), and with French Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, data files and civil liberties.

France Elévateur makes every effort to protect and respect your privacy, and has appointed a Data Protection Officer to respond to any request to exercise your rights concerning the processing of your personal data.


2 – Personal data collection

The personal data collected on this site are necessary if we provide you witha service or carry out a transaction requested by you.

You also supply personal information when you fill in the following online or paper forms:

  • subscription;
  • access and use of the site by the user;
  • contact request;

The Website may also collect data on your visit, such as:

  • The name of your Internet provider and the IP address used to access the Internet
  • the date and time of your visit to the Website;
  • the pages you visited on the Website and the URL of the Website from you you accessed our Website.

the pages you visited on the Website and the URL of the Website from you you accessed our Website.


Cookies are used in connection with usage of the Website. The first time the user visits the Website, the different types of cookies that the Website publisher France Elévateur or its third-party partners (advertising companies, analysis providers, etc.) may send to the user’s browser are presented, along with the purpose and any specific characteristics of the related processing.

3 – Data processing purpose

The categories of data collected for each of the purposes described above are detailed in each collection form, along with the relevant regulatory information, explaining in particular your rights, such as those set out in the the French Act of 6 January 1978, known as the loi Informatique et Libertés, and Regulation (EC) No. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016, known as the “GDPR”. and where necessary, the user’s ability to give their consent to a specific purpose, or to oppose subsequent processing. The categories of data are stored for the time necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected, subject, however, to the storage times provided for by legal requirements and limitations.

France Elévateur collects and processes your personal data for the following specified, explicit and legitimate purposes:

Legally based on the performance of a contract (Art. 6.1.b)

  • Purpose: NEWSLETTER subscription

Legally based on your consent (Art. 6.1.a)

  • Purpose: Provision of a contact form to respond to user requests?
  • Management of events by France Elévateur

For such processing, you have the option to withdraw your consent at any time by sending your request to our Data Protection Officer (contact details below).

Based on our legitimate interests (Art. 6.1.f)

  • Purpose: Cookie Analysis, optimisation and improvement of our products and services for the benefit of our users.

Your personal data are not subsequently processed in a way that would be incompatible with the purposes described above.

4 – Data recipients

The personal data you provide on the Website are transmitted to the following recipients:

The internal departments of France Elévateur,

  • The personal data collected via (paper) subscription forms are sent to those responsible for transmitting the information within France Elévateur, as well as any authority legally authorised to access the personal data in question;

Where necessary, the data collected may be shared with its external service providers and subcontractors for the processing purposes listed below. In this case, such service providers and subcontractors will be notified of any modifications to and/or deletions of any personal data.

Subcontractors carry out, according to our instructions, the following operations:

  • Mail services;
  • Maintenance and technical development of our Website;
  • Cookies and visitor traffic analysis.

5 – Personal data transfer

France Elévateur does not transfer data outside the EU or EEA.

However, the “share” buttons on Facebook, Twitter and the use of social media sites on the Website may entail data exchanges between France Elévateur and those social media sites.

France Elévateur invites you to consult the personal data management policies of the different social media sites to find out the categories of personal data these may transmit.

If you do not want the social media sites to collect your personal information while you browse, you are advised to log out of these sites and to delete the cookies from your browser before visiting the Website. You can also use your browser’s anti-tracking features (or download an add-on providing the same functionality).

To prevent the collection and misuse of personal information by other parties, France Elévateur recommends caution over using an existing email address or other personal information in group discussions, conversations or other public forums

6 – Security and privacy

France Elévateur implements technical and organisational measures, such as software and physical safety systems and procedures, as well as precautions to safeguard the security and privacy of your data and in particular to prevent them from being manipulated, damaged or disclosed to non-authorised third parties.

Moreover, France Elévateur has put in place guarantees to ensure that the data transmitted to subcontractors is always protected by suitable technical and organisational meaures. Personal data shall only be processed for the purposes described above, as per consent given by the user, within an information system equipped with state-of-the-art security and privacy systems.

However, the Internet is not an entirely secure environment and the Website cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted or stored on the Internet outside its own information system. In any event, the user should be aware that there are risks involved in sending personal data over electronic communication networks.

7 – Data retention

In accordance with the French Act of 6 January 1978 (loi Informatique et Libertés) and Regulation (CE) n°2016/679 of 27 April 2016, known as the GPDR, your personal data are only retained for a period not exceeding that necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and processed.

Your personal data are stored either in the databases of France Elévateur or in those of its service providers.

8 – Your rights

In accordance with the French Act on information technology, data files and civil liberties, known as the loi Informatique et Libertés, and the GDPR, you have the rightto access, delete, rectify, limit, move, copy, transfer, and contest your data.

In accordance with Article 37 of the GDPR, a DPO – Data Protection Officer – has been appointed: SARL INKIVARI, registered with the Epinal Trade and Companies Register under the number 838 727246, with registered offices at PARC D’ACTIVITÉS DE REFFYE BP 165, 88005 Épinal Cedex, represented by its legal representative.

If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer by writing to the following addresses:

In the event of an unsatisfactory response, you may lodge a complaint with Cnil, the French authority whose mission is to ensure that personal data is protected in accordance with the law, at: 3 Place de Fontenoy -TSA 80715 -75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.