Confidentiality policy for the website

The purpose of this Confidentiality Policy is to inform Internet browsers and uses of our website of the terms under which their personal data may be processed.

The company IODA is careful to respect your private life and the confidentiality of your personal data and undertakes as the data controller to process them in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, particularly European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (“GDPR”) and French Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, amended (“French Data Protection Act”) (hereinafter, the “Regulations”).

Some links or social media buttons present on our website may redirect you towards third-party websites which do not belong to the company IODA. These third-party websites have their own personal data protection rules which may differ from ours: you are responsible for reading them. We are not liable for the way in which any such third-party website uses your personal information.


  1. Purpose of the confidentiality policy and scope of application

The purpose of this policy is to inform Internet browsers and uses of our website of the terms under which their personal data may be processed.

Some links present on our website may redirect you towards third-party websites which do not belong to the company IODA. These third-party websites have their own personal data protection rules which may differ from ours: you are responsible for reading them. We are not liable for any subsequent use of your data by the publishers of those third-party websites on their behalf.


  1. Your acceptance of our policy

The use of our online services requires your full acceptance of this policy.  If you do not agree to all of these terms, you are free not to use our services or no longer use them if the policy changes.

The content of our policy may evolve over time in order to take into account any functional modifications or regulatory reforms. You will be informed of any updates through any means.

In general, the policy is always easily accessible via the different pages of our website.


  1. Personal data, purposes of collection and legal basis for processing

Your personal data may be collected:

Based on the information you communicate to us via email or your choices of cookies, it may be information related to your identity, your contact details or your professional life.

Disclosure of personal data in such cases is voluntary.

Your personal data are thus collected and processed to be able to provide you with the information you have requested or put you into contact with our HR service and on the basis of your consent or our legitimate interest.


  1. Personal data storage period

The company IODA does not save your personal data except for the time necessary for the procedures for which they are collected and in respect of the Regulations.

The data from your requests for information: three (3) years after the most recent contact by you.

Information on candidates wishing to work with IODA: from 1 month (if deletion is requested) to one (1) year after the most recent exchange with you.

Cookies: between twelve (12) months and twenty-five (25) months depending on the type of cookie installed (see section 7 below).


  1. Recipients of your personal data

As strictly necessary to manage your requests, the only parties with access to personal data are (i) members of the company IODA, and (ii) the outsourced technical service providers who intervene in the provision of our services (website developer, host, etc.).


  1. Your rights

All Internet browsers or users of our services whose personal data are processed by us have the following rights:

  • The right of access (i.e. to verify the data concerning you which we save and receive a copy thereof);
  • The right to rectification (i.e. to have your data updated or corrected if they are incomplete or incorrect);
  • The right to object at any time to the collection and processing of all or part of your data for commercial prospecting, for example, including profiling to the extent it is connected to such prospecting. This right also means you may modify your notification preferences at any time;
  • The right to restriction of processing (i.e. in certain cases allowed by law and if you object to the processing of some of your data, you may request that we restrict the use thereof while the dispute is settled);
  • The right to portability (i.e. you have the right to recover your data or demand the transfer thereof to third-party providers);
  • The right to erasure (i.e. you may request the definitive deletion of your user account);
  • The right not to be subject to any decision exclusively based on automatic processing including profiling which would have legal consequences for you or significantly affect you in a similar manner;
  • The right to define general and specific instructions as to how you believe the preceding rights shall be exercised following your death.

To exercise these rights, send us an email or letter to the mailing address indicated in the Legal notice.

The company IODA pays careful attention to the personal data it is entrusted with. Nonetheless, if you believe the processing of information concerning you breaches your rights, you may file a complaint with the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL)


  1. Cookies

A) What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files installed on an Internet user’s device through the browser when visiting websites. Cookies guarantee websites function properly or enhance the browsing features. They also provide certain information to the owners of these sites, particularly in terms of traffic measurement. You are hereby warned of the existence of cookies as soon as you connect to our website with a banner on the bottom of the homepage.

B) Different cookie senders?

IODA cookies (known as “first-party”)

These are cookies installed by the company IODA on your terminal to browse our website, optimise browsing and personalise the services on the site.

Third-party cookies

These are cookies installed by third-party companies to identify your needs and personalise advertising offers targeting you via our website or off our site. 
We hereby inform you that we do not exercise any control over the use of cookies by third parties.

C) What types of cookies do we use and for what purpose?

(i) Technical cookies

These are cookies that save the choices expressed by the Internet user with trackers (your cookies settings) and preferred language. Your consent to install these cookies is not imposed by law.


(ii) Traffic measurement cookies

These cookies allow us to determine how our website is used and performs and to enhance the functioning thereof (for example, the most popular pages, number of visitors...). Furthermore, the company IODA may measure site traffic using the following tools:

Google Analytics

Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
See their privacy policy:

D) How do you accept or reject the use of cookies?

The Internet browser / user of our services may adjust their device settings to:

  • accept all cookies, or
  • be informed when a cookie is sent, or
  • only reject certain cookies, or even
  • reject all cookies.

You are hereby reminded that the settings may change your conditions of access to our services when the use of cookies is required. If your browser is set to reject all cookies, you may not benefit from essential features of our website.  As applicable, we hereby waive any liability for any consequences connected to the deficient functioning of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to install or consult the cookies required for their functioning which you have rejected or deleted.

You may manage cookies in different ways:

  • By making your choice via the cookie banner visible upon your first connection to our websites;
  • By making your choice via our cookie manager accessible from the cookies information banner or at the bottom of the page to the right under “Confidentiality and cookies policy”;
  • By adjusting the settings of your Internet browser.

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