Legal notices

Last updat­ed Feb­ru­ary 5, 2021

Pur­suant to the pro­vi­sions of arti­cles 6‑III and 19 of the French L.C.E.N. Law on Trust in the Dig­i­tal Econ­o­my (#2004–575, passed on June 21, 2004), users of the Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site are here­by made aware of these legal notices. The User’s con­nec­tion to, and brows­ing of, the Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site implies full and unre­served accep­tance here­of. The legal notices can be accessed on the web­site under the sec­tion “Legal notices”.

ARTICLE 1: The Publisher

The Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site is pub­lished by Asso­ci­a­tion Poly­tech­nique Insights (SIREN 532 865 482), head­quar­tered at Route de Saclay, 92120 Palaiseau. E‑mail: contact@​polytechnique-​insights.​com.

Pub­lish­ing Direc­tor: Clé­ment Boulle

ARTICLE 2: Internet Hosting Service

The Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site is host­ed by Société OVH, head­quar­tered at 2 rue Keller­mann, 59100 Roubaix. Phone: +33 955 006 633.

ARTICLE 3: Access to the website

The Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site can be accessed from any loca­tion, 24/7, except in the case of force majeure, or a sched­uled or unplanned inter­rup­tion, which may be required for main­te­nance purposes.

In the event of mod­i­fi­ca­tion, inter­rup­tion or sus­pen­sion of ser­vices, the Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site shall not be held liable.

ARTICLE 4: Data collection

The dis­tri­b­u­tion of the newslet­ter involves per­son­al data pro­cess­ing man­aged by the Poly­tech­nique Insights Society.


The pur­pose of data pro­cess­ing is the man­age­ment of the dis­tri­b­u­tion of Poly­tech­nique Insights’ bimonth­ly newsletter

This allows Poly­tech­nique Insights to:

  • man­age its newslet­ter subscriptions; 
  • gen­er­ate sta­tis­tics relat­ed to this service.

Legal basis 

ARTICLE 6 of the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Regulation.

Data cat­e­gories 

  • email address;
  • sub­scrip­tion date;
  • sta­tis­tics relat­ed to the newslet­ter service.

Data source

Data is gen­er­at­ed by the reg­is­tra­tion by read­ers wish­ing to receive the newslet­ter. A spe­cif­ic field is pro­vid­ed for this pur­pose in the web­site footer.

Manda­to­ry data collection

The User must enter their email address in order to receive the newsletter.

Auto­mat­ed decision-making

No auto­mat­ed deci­sion-mak­ing has been pro­vid­ed for.

Data subjects 

Data pro­cess­ing only con­cerns peo­ple who wish to sign up on Poly​tech​nique​-Insights​.com to receive the newsletter.

Recip­i­ent categories

The data recip­i­ents are:

  • the Poly­tech­nique Insights dis­tri­b­u­tion service;
  • the Mailchimp plat­form host­ing the data.

Data trans­fers out­side the EU

No data is trans­ferred out­side the EU.

Data retention period

Poly­tech­nique Insights retains email address­es as long as the read­er has clicked on the “unsub­scribe” link con­tained with­in the newsletters.

User’s rights over their data 

The User may obtain a copy of, object to the pro­cess­ing of, cor­rect, or erase their data. They also have the right to lim­it the pro­cess­ing of their data.

Exer­cis­ing rights 

The Poly­tech­nique Insights Data Pro­tec­tion Offi­cer (DPO) is the User’s con­tact per­son for any requests to exer­cise their rights.

  • Con­tact the DPO by email: contact@​polytechnique-​insights.​com
  • Con­tact the DPO by post:

Le délégué à la pro­tec­tion des don­nées
Poly­tech­nique Insights
Route de Saclay
91120 Palaiseau 

Com­plaints to the CNIL

Should the User feel, after hav­ing con­tact­ed us, that their rights over their data have not been upheld, they may send a com­plaint to the French Data Pro­tec­tion Author­i­ty (CNIL).

ARTICLE 5: Cookies

The User is here­by informed that when vis­it­ing the web­site, a cook­ie may auto­mat­i­cal­ly be installed on their brows­er. By brows­ing the web­site, the User agrees to this.

Cook­ies do not enable the User to be iden­ti­fied. They are used to record infor­ma­tion relat­ing to the User’s brows­ing on the web­site. The User can deac­ti­vate the Poly­tech­nique Insights cook­ie by chang­ing their brows­er settings.

ARTICLE 6: Intellectual property

Any unau­tho­rized use, repro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion, mar­ket­ing, or mod­i­fi­ca­tion of all or part of the Poly​tech​nique​-insights​.com web­site is strict­ly pro­hib­it­ed and may give rise to legal action as pro­vid­ed for by the Intel­lec­tu­al Prop­er­ty Code (CPI) and the French Civ­il Code.