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Personal Data Charter

Last updated in January 2023.

The company LAGARDERE MEDIA NEWS, single-person simplified joint stock company with a capital stock of 2 005 000 €, registered at Paris Trade and Companies Registry under the number 834 289 373, with its headquarters located at 2 rue des Cévennes, 75015 Paris, France, is the publisher of the website « » hereafter the “Publisher”).

Any person having access to the web and mobile site accessible at « » (the “Site”), regardless of their status (private individual or professional), location, methods of connection to the Site, object and purpose of their access to the Site and/or use of the Services is a user (hereinafter “User” or “You”).

The purpose of this personal data charter (the “Charter”) is to inform the User of the Site of the reasons and terms for processing his personal data (the “Personal Data” or “Data”) on the Site. The Personal Data are information which enable to identify the User directly or indirectly.

The Charter is an integral part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site available by clicking here . For any information relating to cookies, the User is invited to consult the Cookies Charter available by clicking here .


The Publisher may modify the Charter at any time in order to comply with any regulatory, jurisprudential, editorial or technical developments.

Before browsing, we suggest that you refer to the latest version of the Charter. You can find out if there has been any alteration since your last consultation by checking the date on the top of the page.


The processing of the Personal Data is carried out in accordance with applicable regulations, and in particular the European Regulation “GDPR” (no. 2016-679 relative to the protection of physical persons with regards to the processing of data of a personal nature and the free flow of this data) and the “Information and Freedom” law, (law no.78-17 of 6th January 1978 relative to IT, files and freedom, amended, and any regulation that completes or substitutes these regulations (hereinafter “Rules on Information and Freedom”).

The Publisher is responsible for the processing of your Data on the Site, as specified below. Processing implies the use of a piece of Data (e.g., consultation, collection, etc.)


When the User browses the Site, Data is likely to be collected and processed in order to enable access to certain Site services (hereinafter the “Services”) for the purposes of administration and business management.

a) What Personal Data do you directly declare?

Personal Data collected from the contact form: the type of Personal Date collected by this form are specified in the form. They are:

  • Personal Date of identification (name, first name);
  • Personal Data of contact (email, postal address, etc.);
  • Personal Data of professional nature (company name).

Upon collection, the User is notably informed of:

  • The objectives of the Data collection (purpose);
  • Whether or not certain information is obligatory or if it is optional, and where relevant, the implications of not providing obligatory information
  • The rights of the User and the way to exercise them with those responsible for processing i.e the Publisher (through a link to this Charter).

b) Which Personal Data is indirectly collected on the Site? 

Generally speaking, it concerns Personal Data from Cookies or other similar technologies. For further information on Cookies and their settings, the User is invited to consult the Cookies Charter available by clicking here .

This concerns more especially the Data relative to browsing meaning the Data collected during the browsing of the Site on behalf of the Publisher. The Publisher collects two types of browsing data:

  • Connection Data such as the date, the time of connection and/or browsing, the type of browser, the browser language, the IP address.
  • Geo-tracking Data referring to the data collected upon activation of geo-tracking systems when you connect to the Site. This geo-tracking service uses Data, such as GPS signals, device sensors, WiFi access points and cell tower identifiers, to calculate or estimate your precise position.

c) Why do we collect your Personal Data?

The reason(s) for which Data is collected on the forms are specified upon collection.

The purpose of Data and information from Cookies, whose storing to your device is subject to authorization, are indicated in the information banner present upon first connection and described in greater detail in the Cookies Charter available here.

Generally speaking, the purposes and retention periods differ according to the Services. The purposes and retention periods may be as follows, it being specified that only the Data necessary for each of these purposes are collected. The purposes pursued by the Publisher and the corresponding retention periods are :

PurposeRetention periodLegal basis
Management of Contact3 years from the last contact from the UserLegitimate interest to develop the activity
Emarketing (Sending newsletters, subscriptions, subscriptions, commercial communication etc.)3 years from the last contact from the UserConsent
Analytical management of the activity (audience measurement, etc.)13 months from the deposit of the cookieLegitimate interest

Personal Data may be collected for other purposes for some special or temporary services. Wherever necessary, information on said processing will be specified in a special document upon collection of this Personal Data.

Your Personal Data will not be kept by the Publisher beyond the duration strictly necessary for the purposes pursued as stated in the present Charter and this in accordance with the Data-processing Regulation and Freedoms and the applicable laws.

Your Data will be deleted or definitively anonymized when the retention periods expire.

Upon expiration of the retention periods for the main purpose of the processing, the Data may be archived and kept for the duration of the legal prescription in order to defend our rights or for the duration of the retention period imposed by the law.

Archiving implies that the Data will no longer be available online but will be extracted and stored on an autonomous and secure medium.

d) Who are the recipients of the Personal Data collected?

The Database created upon subscription to Services is strictly confidential. The Publisher undertakes to take all the necessary precautions, organizational measures and use all the appropriate techniques to preserve the security, integrity and confidentiality of Data and in particular, prevent it from being deformed, damaged or accessed by unauthorized third-parties.

Recipients of Personal Data for the purposes sought by the Publisher: in order to achieve the purposes of processing that they pursue, the Publisher needs accredited persons to be able to process the Data. As such the accredited services of the Publisher and its sub-contracted service providers are recipients bound to confidentiality, and authorized to access the Data collected within the framework of use of the Service.

Data transferred to authorities and / or public bodies: pursuant to the regulations in effect, Data may be transferred to the competent authorities upon request and in particular to public bodies, exclusively in response to legal obligations, court officers, ministerial officers and organisms assigned to carry out debt recovery, as well as within the context of searches for perpetrators of offenses committed over the Internet.

e) Protected transfers outside the European Union

Information from Cookies and similar technologies may be transferred outside the European Union with a view to its hosting and processing within the context of advertising purposes or of audience measurement. You can find further information on this point and the guarantees in place to ensure compliance of these transfers with the Rules on Information and Freedom for each partner in the Cookie Charter available here .

f) What are your rights and how to exercise them?

Pursuant to the Rules on Information and Freedom and within its limits, you have a right of access, rectification, deletion and in particular, a right to request the deletion of Data if it was collected when you were a minor, of opposition, limitation and portability of Data that concerns you.

When the processing of Data is carried out on the basis of your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time.

When the processing is based on the legitimate benefit of the Publisher or of a third-party, you may oppose processing at any time, for reasons relating to your specific situation.

You have the opportunity to define instructions relative to the use of your Personal Data after your death.

The exercise of these rights may take place at any time with the Publisher at the following address:

You can also write to this address to the data protection officer appointed by Lagardère Média News or by sending him a letter to the address at the top of this document.

Personal Data that will be communicated within the context of your exercising your right of access and of portability, will be done privately and confidentially.

When you send a request to exercise a right, you must identify yourself by any means. If there is any doubt about your identity, we may ask you for additional information that appears necessary, including a photocopy of an identity document bearing the signature of the person concerned.

You may also file a complaint with the CNIL at the following address: 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.

g) Security

The Publisher takes the appropriate measures in technical and organisational terms to prohibit unauthorised access to, or divulging of, your Data to unauthorised persons. In the event of a request for deletion, the Publisher will respond within the legal period in order to proceed with the deletion of Data but shall not be held responsible for any residual traces that may potentially be found over the Internet.

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Lagardère Media News processes, as the data controller, your data for the purpose of managing and monitoring the dispatch of Elleboutique news and offers, managing registrations and unsubscriptions, measuring the audience for its communications and producing statistics. You have a right of access, rectification, deletion as well as a right of limitation, portability, opposition, and the right to withdraw your consent at any time, which can be exercised by email by writing to In addition, you also have the right to define directives relating to the conservation, deletion and communication of your personal data after your death at the same address. You may also request to be unsubscribed by activating the link in each of our communications. For more information click here