The 9èArt + / Festival International de la Bande Dessinée's (hereinafter: "9èArt + / FIBD") personal data use policy has been updated to fit within the framework of the new European Union Regulation No. 2016/679, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD) in force in the since May 25, 2018. While no changes will be made to the way your data is processed, it is important to us that you understand what types of information is collected and for what purposes. We also wish to inform you about your rights relating to your personal data and the tools available to you to exercise them.

Your visit to the Site 9èArt+/FIBD (hereinafter: Site) has resulted in the collection and use of personal data.

This privacy policy is intended to inform users of how the Site processes personal data. The privacy policy describes the types of personal data received and collected on the Site, the conditions of use of personal data, the choices available to the user regarding the collection of personal data and the measures that are taken to protect the security of such personal data.

This privacy policy is subject to change at any time. The modifications come into force on the date of their posting on the Site and are enforceable from the user's first connection to the Site after the update.

1. Definitions

The term “user(s)” designates any natural person who accesses the Site governed by this confidentiality policy.

The term “personal data” designates any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or several unique elements specific to their physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

2. Responsible for processing data

The 9èArt + Company (499 371 433 RCS Angoulême), Organizer of the Angoulême International Comics Festival (FIBD), is responsible for the processing of personal data within the framework of the consultation and use of the Site www.angouleme -rights-market.com

Company address: 71, rue Hergé - 16000 Angoulême (Charente) - France

Contact email: info@angouleme-rights-market.com

3. Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO)

For any questions on this privacy policy or the processing of your personal data, please contact our Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO) at the following address: Société 9èArt +, 71 rue Hergé-Angoulême (16000) or by email to the following email address: : dpo@angouleme-rights-market.com

4. 4. Data collected

4.1. Les données volontairement communiquées par l’utilisateur

Personal data collected directly from the user may include the following data:

  • Last name and first name;
  • E-mail address;
  • Address;
  • Company and title;
  • Other data that may be included in the information transmitted through the Site. After completing the forms, the user consents to the processing of their personal data by means of a check box. The user can consult this privacy policy at any time.

4.2. Data collected automatically: cookies

When the user visits the Site, certain information is also collected by automated means, such as cookies.

When connecting to the Site, the user is informed that the Site uses technical and functional cookies, audience measurement cookies and social module cookies. By continuing to browse without changing the settings the user consents to the use of cookies.

4.2.1 - What are cookies?

A "cookie" is a text file sent by the visited site to the User's computer or to any other device connected to the Internet through the web browser which is then stored on the User's or connected device's hard drive. It is a unique identifier of the visitor's browser and stores information and settings in the browser.

4.2.2 -Types of cookies

Technical Cookies:

These cookies are necessary for Site operation and are essential to providing the service and meeting technical needs to ensure the site works properly.

Functional Cookies:

These cookies are essential for the establishment and operation of the functionalities requested by the user. They allow the personalization of the use of the Site by safely and securely storing connection information, and in particular, accepting cookies.

Audience and statistic measurement cookies:

This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google. This service uses cookies to analyze the use and performance of our Site in order to provide better service to the user. None of them are used on www.angouleme-rights-market.com

Social Media cookies:

These cookies allow the proper functioning of social networks sharing buttons (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube). None of them are used on www.angouleme-rights-market.com.

4.2.3 - Data collected by cookies

The information that may be collected by these cookies includes:

  • information about the devices used by the user to access the Internet (IP address, device, browser and operating system);
  • the dates and times of Site visits;
  • information on actions taken on the Site;
  • a general geographic location from which the user accesses the Site;
  • the search terms used by the user to arrive on the Site.

5. Purpose and legal basis for processing data

The user consents to the processing of personal data for the following purposes:

  • aeditorial and event alerts;
  • response to requests communicated via the form;
  • proper functioning of the Site

Reminder: this confidentiality policy complies with European and French standards for the protection of personal data and privacy (in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, Law No 78-17 of 6 January 1978 referred to as the "Data Protection and Civil Liberties" act, and the French law "loi pour la confiance dans l'économie numérique", no 2004-575 of 21 juin 2004 or LCEN.

6. Recipients of personal data

The recipients of personal data are, within the limits of their respective attributions: the persons in charge of the marketing department, the sales department, the administrative services, the technical and logistic services, the IT services and the subcontractors

7. Retention period of personal data

The personal data collected is only kept for as long as necessary to fulfill its purpose:

  • personal data collected as part of subscribing to email alerts may be kept for a maximum period of 3 years after the user has unsubscribed;
  • personal data collected as part of communication via the contact forms may be kept for a maximum period of 3 years after the relationship has terminated;
  • personal data collected via cookies is kept for a period of thirteen (13) months.

The data retention period is determined by the recommendations of the CNIL and in particular the simplified standard NS-048 relating to customer-prospect files and online sales.

8. User rights

8.1. Automatic configuration of collected data: cookies

Through your browser you have the possibility to define the rules on acceptance of cookies, to be notified of the use of cookies, and to refuse cookies.

In the event of your refusal of cookies, certain personalized features of the Site cannot be provided and therefore you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features of our Site.

To configure the management of cookies, please follow the procedure specific to your browser:

  • Internet explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
  • Safari : https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
  • Chrome : https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=fr
  • Mozilla Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences

Your configuration choices are not final, you can change them at any time.

8.2. Access, correcting, deleting, limiting, opposing, portability, withdrawing

In accordance with current European and national legislation, the user has the right to obtain from the information listed below from the data controller through the DPO (see contact details above) as quickly as possible:

  • access to personal data;
  • rectification or deletion of any and all data;
  • limitation of data processing.

The user has the right to object to the processing and the extent of data portability at any time.

You are reminded that at the bottom of each of our communications there is an unsubscribe link: just click on it to unsubscribe. Unsubscribe is immediate.

9. Personal data protection measures

The Site has administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to help protect the personal data collected against any destruction, loss, alteration, transmission, use or accidental, illegal or unauthorized access.

The Site does not knowingly collect or request information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not use the Site without permission from a legal guardian.

10. Applicable laws and jurisdiction

This privacy policy is subject to French law.

In the event of a dispute concerning the processing of personal data in the context of consulting the Site, the user and the data controller undertake to seek an amicable solution in advance and in good faith. Failing that, the user can lodge a complaint with the National Commission for Information and Freedoms (CNIL) or refer the matter to the competent courts.

This privacy policy was last updated on November 20, 2018.