definition of terms used in the privacy policy

We then designate:

  • Personnal data”: defines himself as “all informations related to a physical person identifies or can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or many elements of its own”, in accordance with the IT/computer law and liberty of the 6 January 1978.
  • Website”, “Service” or “our website”: the website and all of its pages.
  • Editor” or “We”: GROUPE LACROIX, legal or physical person responsible of the edition and the content of the website.
  • User” or “you”: the internet user visiting and using services on the website.

Article 1 – Introduction and role of the privacy policy

The present chart goal is to inform you the commitments of the website with regard to respect your privacy and your personnal data protection, collected and processed when you use the service.

It is important that you read this privacy policy so that you are aware of the reasons why we use your data and how we use them.

By registering on the website, you provide us real information about you. The communication of false information is contrary to the general conditions appearing on our website.

Please note that this privacy policy is susceptible to be modified or filled out at any time, especially for the purpose to comply with legislative, regulation, case law or technologic. The date of the update will be clearly mentioned, if applicable.

These modifications commit you as soon as they are online and we invite you to consult this privacy policy in order to take note of potential modifications.

You will also find the description of your rights for private life protection and how the law protects you.

If you have any questions related to this privacy policy or if you want to exercise your rights as mentioned in article 10 of this privacy policy, please contact us by email with the contact form or by mail at : GROUPE LACROIX – 106 rue du Vieux Bourg, 39220 BOIS D’AMONT FRANCE.

Article 2 – Data collected on this website

The data collected and later processed by the website are the data that you provide them voluntarily by filling the different form among this website. For certain content operations, you may have to transmit your data to third parties through their services. We do not have access to these data, their collect and process are ruled under the conditions of these third parties. We invite you to consult their conditions before communicate your data within this framework.

Your IP address (identification number assigned on internet to your computer) is collected automatically. You will be informed that the service is susceptible to implement an automatic tracing process (Cookies), which you can block by modifying settings on your web browser, as explained in the general conditions of this website.

Broadly speaking, you are able to visit our website without communicating any personnal information. In any case, you have no requirement to communicate these informations. However, in the event of refusal, it could be possible that you can’t have the benefit of some informations or services.

We gather, use and share aggregated data such as statistic data or demographic. The aggregated data could come from you personnal information but are not affected as such by law because this data does not directly reveal your identity. For example, we could aggregate your usage data in order to calculate the user percentage that access to a specific functionality of this website.

In order to provide better content or services, our website use the analysis service of Google Analytics. Google Analytics do not follow your navigation habits on third-party website. Your informations that Google Analytics have access do not contain any of your personnal data.

We do not collect “sensitive” data.

The coordinates of the website users who will be registered will be saved, in the respect French Data Protection and Freedom of Information Law (Loi Informatique et Liberté) of 6 January 1978. In accordance to this law, they have the right of access, of withdrawal, of modification or rectification of the data that they provided. To do so, they need to make a request within our contact form or by mail to: GROUPE LACROIX – 106 rue du Vieux Bourg, 39220 BOIS D’AMONT.

The personnal data collection of user by the editor do not need a declaration to the French authority of personnal data protection national information science and liberties commission (“Commission Nationale Informatique et Liberté” CNIL, France).

Article 3 – Identity of the controller

The person in charge of the collect is the company: GROUPE LACROIX, which have the head office at this address: 35 rue des Bordes, 71500 LOUHANS.

Article 4 – Purpose of collected data

The data identified as mandatory on the website form are necessary in order to benefit of the website functionality, and more specifically to operate on the content proposed within it.

The website is susceptible to collect and process data of its user:

  • In order to provide informations or services that you subscribed, such as: Newsletter, commercial offers.
  • In order to collect informations that could improve our website, our products and services (especially the use of cookies).
  • In order to allow to contact you about: prospection, commercial offer, project response.

Article 5 – Destination and use of collected data

The collected data are processed for the purposes of carrying out operations on the contents of the Service.

You are susceptible to receive email from our service, in particular in the case of newsletters that you agree to receive. You can unsubscribe from these emails by contacting us through the contact form or with the link within the email.

Only the website editor is the recipient of your personnal data. These are never given to a third party, notwithstanding the supplier that the website editor use. Neither the website editor, neither the supplier could proceed to the commercialization of visitors and users personnal data of this website.

Your personnal data could be shared with parties mentioned below in this privacy policy.

We require that third parties ensure the security of you personnal data and process them in conformity with the law. We do not allow our third-party service supplier to use these data.

Article 6 – legal basis governing data processing

In accordance with the general regulation on data protection (RGPD), the website editor will treat these personnal data only in the following situations:

  • With your agreement;
  • When such contractual obligation exists (a contract between the website editor and you);
  • To answer to a legal obligation (pursuant to the European or national legislation).

Article 7 – Data security

You are informed that your data could be disclose in application to a law, a regulation, or pursuant to a decision of a competent regulatory or judicial authority or even, if necessary, by the editor to preserve its rights and interest.

We implement security measures to prevent your personnal data to be lost, used, modified, given or consulted without authorization. Also, the access to your personnal data are submitted to a security procedure clearly defined and documented.

Article 8 – Duration of retaining data

The data stored in the website host, which coordinates are mentioned in the legal notice of this website, and are kept for the period strictly necessary to achieve the purposes referred to above and cannot exceed 36 months. Beyond this duration, they will be kept only for statistic purpose which will not give rise to any exploitation of any kind whatsoever.

Article 9 – Authorized service provider and transfer to a third country of the European Union

The website editor informs you that he is using authorized provider to facilitate the collect and process of the data that you communicate. These providers could be situated outside of European union and have communication of the data collected through the various forms present on the website.

The website editor is prior assure to execute by his provider the adequate safeguard and the respect of confidentiality, use and data protection. In particular, vigilance has focused on the existence of a legal basis to affect any transfer of data to a third country. As such, some of our service providers are subject to internal corporate rules (or “Binding Corporate Rules”) which were approved by the CNIL in 2016 when the others obey not only Standard Contractual Clauses but also the Privacy Shield.

Article 10 – Computing and liberty rights

In accordance with the legislation on the protection of personal data, you have the rights detailed below which you can exercise, as indicated in Article 1 of this Privacy Policy by writing to us at the mailing address mentioned at the top (GROUP LACROIX – 106 rue du Vieux Bourg, 39220 BOIS D’AMONT FRANCE) or by sending an email using our contact form:

  • The right to information: we have the obligation to inform you of the way in which we use your personal data (as described in this privacy policy).
  • The right of access: it is your right to request access to data concerning you in order to receive a copy of the personal data that we hold; However, due to the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data which rests with the publisher of the site, you are informed that your request will be processed provided that you provide proof of your identity, in particular by producing a scan or photocopy of your valid identity document.
  • The right to rectification: the right to ask us to rectify personal data concerning you that is incomplete or inaccurate. Under this right, the law authorizes you to request the rectification, updating, blocking or erasure of data concerning you which may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete.
  • The right to erasure, also known as the “right to be forgotten”: in certain cases, you can ask us to delete the personal data that we have concerning you (except if there is a reason imperative legal which obliges us to keep them).
  • The right to limit processing: you have the right in certain cases to ask us to suspend the processing of personal data,
  • The right to data portability: you have the right to ask us for a copy of your personal data in a common format (for example a .csv file).
  • The right to object: you has the right to object to the processing of your personal data (for example, by prohibiting us from processing your data for direct marketing purposes).

However, the exercise of this right is only possible in one of the following two situations: when the exercise of this right is based on legitimate reason or when the exercise of this right aims to prevent the data collected to be used for commercial prospecting purposes.

Contact us if you wish to exercise any of the rights described above by writing to GROUPE LACROIX – 106 rue du Vieux Bourg, 39220 BOIS D’AMONT or by email using our contact form.

You will not have to pay any fees for access to your personal data (or for the exercise of any other right). However, we may charge you a reasonable fee if your request is obviously unfounded, repetitive or excessive. In this case, we can also refuse to respond to your request.

The publisher of the site will be entitled, if necessary, to oppose manifestly abusive requests because of their systematic, repetitive nature, or their number.

We may ask you for specific information in order to confirm your identity and to ensure your right of access to your personal data (or to exercise any other right). This is a security measure to ensure that this personal data is not delivered to a person who is not authorized to receive it. We may also contact you for more information regarding your request, to give you a faster response.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. This period may be exceeded in the event that your request is particularly complex or if you have made several. In this case, we will notify you and keep you informed.

Article 11 – Complaint to the Data Protection Authority

If you consider that this website editor is not respecting its obligations with regard to your personal Information, you can send a complaint or request to the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the national information science and liberties commission (CNIL) to which you can send a request from their website with the following address:

Article 12 – Cookie policy

When you first connect to our website, if necessary, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your browsing may be saved in alphanumeric files called “cookies”. Our policy of using cookies allows you to better understand the provisions that we implement in terms of navigation on our website. In particular, it informs you about all of the cookies present on our website, their purpose and gives you the procedure in order to configure them.

  1. General informations about cookies on this website

The website editor could proceed to an implementation of cookies on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile phone, …) in order to guarantee a fluid and optimal browsing on our website.

“Cookies (or connection witness) are small text files with a limited size that will allow to recognize your computer, your tablet or your mobile phone in order to personalize the services that we propose.

The informations gathered with these cookies do not allow us to identify you personally. They are used exclusively to our own needs in order to improve interactivity and performance of our website and to address your adaptive content that will match your interest. Any of these informations will be communicated to a third party unless the website editor obtains before your approval or when the disclosure is required by the law, on order from the court or any administrative or legal authority entitled to know it.

To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the publisher’s website, their name, their purpose as well as their shelf life at address

b) Configuration of your preferences on cookies

You can accept or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time.

When you first connect to this site, if necessary, a banner briefly presenting information relating to the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing to browse the website editor (by loading a new page or by clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept the deposit of cookies on your terminal.

Depending on the type of cookie in question, obtaining your consent to the deposit and reading of cookies on your terminal may be imperative.

c) Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the recommendations of the National Commission for Information Technology and Liberties (CNIL), some cookies are exempt from the prior collection of your consent to the extent that they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the sole purpose of allowing or facilitating communication by electronic means. These include session ID, authentication, load balancing session cookies as well as cookies for customizing your interface. These cookies are fully subject to this policy insofar as they are issued and managed by the website editor.

d) Cookies requiring the prior collection of your consent

This requirement concerns cookies issued by third parties and which are qualified as “persistent” as they remain in your terminal until they are deleted or expired.

As such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and deposit are subject to their own privacy policies which you will find a link below. This cookies family includes audience measurement cookies, advertising cookies, which the website editor does not use, as well as social media sharing cookies (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). Social media sharing cookies are issued and managed by the editor of the social media. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share some of the content published on the website, in particular through an application “button” for sharing according to the social media related.

Audience measurement cookies compile statistics on the use and use of various elements of the website (such as the content / pages you have visited). This data contributes to improving the ergonomics of the site. On our website, an audience measurement tool (Google Analytics) is used; its privacy policy is available in French at the following internet address:

e) Cookie setting tools

Most internet browsers are configured by default so that the deposit of cookies is authorized. Your browser offers you the opportunity to modify these standard parameters so that all cookies are systematically rejected or only some of the cookies are accepted or refused depending on their issuer.

CAUTION: We draw your attention to the fact that the refusal of the deposit of cookies on your terminal is likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or functionalities of this website. If necessary, the website editor declines any responsibility concerning the consequences related to the deterioration of your navigation conditions which occur due to your choice to refuse, delete or block the cookies necessary for the operation of the site. These consequences cannot constitute damage and you cannot claim any compensation for this fact.

Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your device or to notify you when new cookies may be placed on your device. These settings have no effect on your browsing but you lose all the benefit provided by the cookie.

Please read below the multiple tools available to you so that you can configure the cookies placed on your terminal.

f) Configuration of your internet browser

Each Internet browser offers its own cookies management settings. To find how to change your cookies preferences, you will find below the links to the help necessary to access the menu of your browser provided for this purpose.


For any question or additional request for information relating to this cookie policy, please contact us.

g) List of cookies

The detailed list of cookies used on the site is available at the following address: