Privacy policy

Date of last update: May 2022

The Webedia website is published by the Webedia Group.

Webedia (located at 2, Rue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 92300 Levallois-Perret) in its capacity as Data Controller, attaches great importance to your privacy and is committed to building a strong and lasting relationship with you. The protection of your personal data is of paramount importance to us. We therefore make our data protection policy available to you to inform you, as clearly as possible, of our practices regarding the collection, use and sharing of the information you provide to us through our website (hereinafter the “Website”).

  1. Why do we process your personal data and for how long?

When you use Website, we collect information, some of which may identify you and therefore constitute personal data. This is the case in particular when you decide to contact us.

We limit the collection of data to the information necessary for the provision of the services we offer. We undertake to process your personal data for specific, legitimate and relevant purposes.

Furthermore, and in accordance with GDPR, we have defined a legal basis for each processing operation.

Finally, we store your personal data for a period in accordance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions and, failing that, for a period strictly necessary and proportionate to the achievement of the purposes for which your data was collected. The criteria we apply in the definition of these durations are given in the table

When we no longer need to use your personal data, we delete it from our information systems or anonymise it.

When do we process your personal data?

Why do we process your personal data?

What is the legal basis for this processing?

How long do we keep your personal data?

When you browse the Website

·        To store your cookie choices

·        To measure and characterise the Website’s audience


Legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6.1 f) of GDPR

the time needed to achieve its goal:

·        Personal data collected via audience measurement cookies is stored for 26 months from the time of its collection.

·        Personal data collected via advertising cookies is stored by our partners in accordance with their own data protection policy

·        The lifetime of the cookies placed on the Website, whether for technical, audience measurement or advertising purposes, does not exceed 13 months.

To show personalised communications based on your browsing

Consent within the meaning of Article 6.1 a) of GDPR

To track your interactions on our Website to enable us to create or complete your profile in our database. To do this, we use a plugin.

Legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6.1 f) of GDPR

Three years from the time of your last activity

Communication via the contact form

To respond to your requests for information

Legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6.1 f) of GDPR

One year from the time of processing of your request

Requests for the exercise of the rights of persons

To maintain the register of persons who have exercised their rights over their personal data

Legal obligation within the meaning of Article 6.1 c) of GDPR

Three years from the time of receipt of the request

Legal proceedings and litigation

To establish and maintain any means of proof necessary to defend our rights

Legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6.1 c) of GDPR

for the entire period necessary to defend our legal rights and interests.


2. Who are the recipients of your personal data?

  • Your personal data is transmitted to Webedia employees who need to process it to offer you a quality service: customer service, marketing service, data service and IT service. We constantly do our utmost to protect your personal data. Upon receipt of your data, we apply strict security measures to limit the risk of a data breach. For example, we require that all our employees create strong and individual passwords.
  • Your data is also transmitted to our subcontractors who provide services on our behalf, such as:
    • audience analysis
    • cookie consent management
    • monitoring your interactions on our Website
  • In addition, we share your personal data with our advertising partners.
  • Finally, we may transmit your personal data to lawyers, officers of the court and judicial officers, to the administrative or judicial authorities to which a dispute has been referred, as the case may be, in the context of compliance with legal obligations incumbent upon us or to enable us to defend our rights and interests.


3. Is your personal data sent outside the European Union?

To meet the aforementioned purposes, your personal data is transmitted to companies processing in countries outside the European Union, such as the United States. We ensure that these transfers are governed by a cross-border flow agreement that guarantees the protection of your personal data (standard contractual clauses issued by the European Commission and currently in force).

You can access these clauses by contacting our Data Protection Officer at the following address:


4. What are your rights?

In accordance with the applicable data protection regulations, you have the following rights relating to your personal data:

  • right of access to your data: you can request a copy, in plain language, of all your data that we hold concerning you
  • right to erasure of your data: you can ask for all your personal data to be erased unless this data is still necessary for the performance of certain operations, compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims
  • right to rectification of your data: you can request that inaccurate or incomplete information about you be rectified
  • right to withdraw your consent: you have the option to withdraw your consent at any time, by means of a simple procedure equivalent to that used to collect your consent
  • right to object to processing*: you have the right to object to any use of your personal data
  • right to the portability of your data: you have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit it to another organisation
  • right to obtain the restriction of processing: you may request to temporarily freeze the use of some of your data in order to verify its accuracy, to oppose its erasure or to exercise or defend your legal claims
  • right to lay down general (with a digital trusted third party certified by CNIL) or specific guidelines (with the data controller) relating to the fate of your personal data after your death

* Specifically concerning the right to object:

You may request to exercise your right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for reasons relating to your particular situation where processing is based on our legitimate interest.

If such a right of objection is exercised, we will cease processing. Your request may be refused if there are compelling and legitimate grounds that override your interests, rights and freedoms or if your data is necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

To exercise your right to object to the storage of cookies, please refer to our cookie policy, available at the following address: XX


5. How can you exercise your rights?

For a request to exercise your rights or for any other general or specific question relating to the protection of personal data, you can contact the Data Protection Officer who will answer you within 1 month of receiving your request. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted by post or email:

Webedia (Service Communication)
2 rue Paul Vaillant Couturier
92300 Levallois-Perret
E-mail address:

Finally, if you consider, after contacting us, that your rights over your data are not respected, you can submit a complaint to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) (3 place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 Paris cedex 07; Tel.: 01 53 73 22 22). 

6. Can we change this policy?

We may be required to amend this policy in the event of legal or case law changes following the decisions and recommendations of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) or following the addition of a purpose other than that for which the personal data was initially collected.

Any material changes to this policy will be made known to you by any means, including by electronic means.

However, we encourage you to regularly review this policy to ensure that you are aware of the arrangements provided for the protection of your personal information.