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Personal Data

General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP)

In its capacity as controller, the CNRS informs you that your data will be processed. When
certain information is required to access specific features of the site, this requirement is
indicated at the time of data entry collection. If you refuse to provide the required information,
you may be unable to access certain services.

Recorded data

Personal data may be collected by the CNRS Communications Department, 3 rue Michel-
Ange, 75016 PARIS and by the DPO (Data Protection Officer), 17 rue Notre Dame des
Pauvres, 54 519 VANDOEUVRE LÈS NANCY Cedex.

The following personal data:
Last name
First name
Email address
Zip code

May be collected by:
CNRS le Journal, Dircom
CNRS News, Dircom
DPD (17 rue Notre Dame des Pauvres, 54519 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy Cedex)

In connection with:
Newsletter subscriptions
Personalization of the user space
Comments posted online

This data can be accessed by

Webmasters, site administrators of  and

Data retention period

Data will be conserved for a duration of: 
After 3 years of inactivity, personal data will be deleted, in accordance with the right to be

Data transfer outside the European Union

No data transfers outside the European Union will be made.

Personal rights

In compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions, in particular Law No. 78-17
of January 6 amended relating to data processing, files, and freedoms, along with European
Regulation No. 2016/679/EU of April 27, 2016 (applicable since May 25, 2018), you have the
following rights:
If you are a User:
To update or delete your data by logging on to your account and configuring its settings;
To exercise your right of access to determine the personal data concerning you;
To request the updating of your data, if it is inaccurate;
To request the portability or deletion of your data;
To request the deletion of your account;
To request that the processing of your data be limited;
To oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of your data;
To withdraw your consent to the processing of your data.

To exercise these rights

If you are a contributor: 

Update or delete your data by connnecting to your account and setting the parameters
Contact the web team:
Contact (contact page for CNRSnews)
You can also contact the Data Protection Officer at the following address:

17 rue Notre Dame des Pauvres
54519 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy Cedex
Contact the DPD

Right to file a complaint

If you believe, after contacting us, that your rights relating to Information Technology or
Freedoms have not been respected, you are entitled to file a complaint with the CNIL online
or by mail.