Privacy Policy of La Fondation Dassault Systèmes

Le Fonds de Dotation Dassault Systèmes, Endowment fund,  located 10, Rue Marcel Dassault, 78140 Vélizy-Villacoublay, FRANCE, (hereinafter “La Fondation Dassault Systèmes”) processes Personal Data (as defined below) in the course of its activities, including the Personal Data of people browsing its website (the "Site").

The purpose of this “Privacy Policy” is to inform all individuals from whom Personal Data is collected by La Fondation Dassault Systèmes ("You" or "Your") how La Fondation Dassault Systèmes collects and uses such Personal Data and how You can control its use.

1. SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy sets forth the principles and guidelines governing the protection of Your Personal Data including the Personal Data collected on or through the Site.

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes collects Personal Data either online (including via email) or offline and this Privacy Policy is applicable regardless of the means of collection or processing. Personal data ("Personal Data") means any information relating to an identified or identifiable person. An identifiable person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to the person.

Non-Personal Data means any information that does not result in the identification of a person.

For visitors and users of the Site: the Site is subject to Terms of Use that can be found on this Site and are incorporated into this Privacy Policy. Your use of the Site and any Personal Data You provide on the Site are subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the applicable Terms of Use.

2. DATA COLLECTED

a. Visitors

Visitors’ Personal Data likely includes:

  • IP address
  • Cookies (as described in section 5); and
  • any other Personal Data as may be relevant for the purposes listed below.

b. Users

Users’ Personal Data likely includes:

  • title;
  • first and last name;
  • postal address;
  • email address;
  • telephone number(s);
  • login and password;
  • university, degree and courses taken;
  • type of organization (company, school, university, etc.), organization name, organization size, department and job title;
  • industry and industry sub-industry sectors;
  • delivery method and people to whom purchases must be shipped;
  • financial data (credit card number and expiry date, name and address of the cardholder);
  • IP address;
  • Cookies (as described in section 5); and
  • any other Personal Data as may be relevant for the purposes listed below.

In all cases, however, the Personal Data gathered is limited to data necessary for the purposes described in Article 4 below.

For visitors and users of the Site: in order to use certain functions and features of the Site, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes requires that You provide certain Personal Data when visiting or using the Site. You are free to decide whether or not to provide all or part of Your Personal Data. However, if You choose not to provide all or part of this Personal Data, the purposes as described in Article 4 hereafter might not be achieved or not properly achieved, some areas and functions of the Site may not function properly and/or You may be refused access to certain pages on the Site.

3. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING CHILDREN

The activities performed by La Fondation Dassault Systèmes are not designed to be addressed to children under the age of 16 and La Fondation Dassault Systèmes does not knowingly collect or store Personal Data from children under the age of 16.

However, certain activities performed by La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may be appropriate for use by children, and in that case children under the age of 16, must seek consent from their parents prior to register a project on the Site. Teachers and school administrators may act in the place of parents and provide consent for the collection of Personal Data from children (schools should always ensure that they have received permission from parents to do so).

If parents become aware that their child has provided La Fondation Dassault Systèmes with Personal Data without their consent or without a teacher’s or school administrator’s consent, they can ask La Fondation Dassault Systèmes to remove such Personal Data and deleted the child’s Personal Data by sending an email to: 3DS.Compliance-Privacy@3ds.com.

If La Fondation Dassault Systèmes becomes aware that it has collected Personal Data from a child under 13, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will take steps to seek the parent’s consent for that processing or to remove such Personal Data and terminate the child’s Personal Data.

4. PURPOSES AND LEGAL GROUNDS OF PROCESSINGS OF PERSONAL DATA.

Whether You are a visitor or a user who wants to submit a project, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes collects Your Personal Data on the following legal ground and for the following purposes:

Processings based on your consent:

  • To improve Your user experience; and
  • To recognize that You may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested;

Processings based on La Fondation Dassault Systèmes’ legitimate interest, to enable La Fondation Dassault Systèmes to manage surveys.

In addition, when You are a user, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes collects Your Personal Data on the following legal ground and for the following purposes:

Generally, when consent is not required, You cannot opt out of these communications.

Subject to applicable local law, by providing Personal Data such as but not limited to, e-mail address, You hereby expressly authorize La Fondation Dassault Systèmes to use it together with other relevant Personal Data for the purpose detailed above. Whether You are a visitor or a user, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes might also use Your email address for administrative or other non-marketing purposes (for example, to notify You significant changes to the Site).

5. PERSONAL DATA RETENTION PERIOD

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes does not store Your Personal Data for more than necessary. Retention periods may vary depending on the data categories and the processings.

Where La Fondation Dassault Systèmes is processing and using Your Personal Data as permitted by law or under your consent, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will store them (i) only as long as required to fulfil the purposes set out above or (ii) until You object to La Fondation Dassault Systèmes’ use of your Personal Data (where La Fondation Dassault Systèmes has a legitimate interest in using them), or (iii) where you gave Your consent, until you withdraw it. However, where La Fondation Dassault Systèmes is required by applicable law to retain your Personal Data longer or where your Personal Data is required to assert or defend against legal claims, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will retain them until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled.

6. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA If

You are accessing the Site from a location outside of the European Union, with laws or regulations governing data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from those of the European Union, please note that through Your continued use of the Site, which is governed by French law, the corresponding Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, You are transferring Your Personal Data to the European Union and You consent to that transfer.

Please note that La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may transfer Your Personal Data outside of the European Union, as long as before transferring Your Personal Data, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes has ascertained that non-European Union entities, offer an adequate level of protection in accordance with European legislation.

7. RIGHT TO ACCESS, TO RECTIFICATION AND OTHER RIGHTS

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Data collected is used for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy and that such Personal Data is correct and up to date.

You have a right to access Your Personal Data. In addition, You have a right to request the rectification, completion, update or erasure of Your Personal Data. You have a right to restriction of processing. You also have a right to obtain a copy of the Personal Data stored by La Fondation Dassault Systèmes. You have a right to object, in relation to your particular situation. You may have a right to data portability. You may exercise Your rights by sending an email to 3DS.Compliance-Privacy@3ds.com. Depending on the scope of the request, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes reserves the right to charge a reasonable fee to cover any out-of-pocket costs incurred in connection with such access, modification and deletion of Personal Data. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may deny access to Personal Data in limited circumstances, defined by applicable laws and regulations.

8. DATA RECIPIENTS

Where La Fondation Dassault Systèmes has knowledge that a third party to which La Fondation Dassault Systèmes has provided Personal Data for the purposes listed in Article 4 above, is using or disclosing Personal Data contrary to this Privacy Policy or to applicable laws, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop such use or disclosure. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will also disclose Your Personal Data to third parties if La Fondation Dassault Systèmes determines that such disclosure is necessary for technical reasons (such as hosting services by a third party) or to protect La Fondation Dassault Systèmes’ legal interests La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may also disclose Your Personal Data if required by law or if La Fondation Dassault Systèmes believes in good faith that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of La Fondation Dassault Systèmes or the public.

9. DATA SECURITY

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes undertakes to ensure the protection and security of Personal Data that You choose to communicate, in order to ensure the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and prevent Your Personal Data from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorized parties. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alternation and destruction. As part of those safeguards, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes employs sophisticated technology designed to protect Personal Data during its transmission and prevent transmission errors or unauthorized acts of third parties. However, while La Fondation Dassault Systèmes strives to protect Your Personal Data, in light of the inevitable risks of data transmission over the internet, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes cannot guarantee full protection against any error occurring during the course of Personal Data transmission which is beyond La Fondation Dassault Systèmes' reasonable control. Since all Personal Data is confidential, access is limited to employees, contractors and agents of La Fondation Dassault Systèmes who have a need to know such data in carrying out their tasks. All the people who have access to Your Personal Data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and subject to disciplinary actions and/or other sanctions if they fail to meet these obligations. However, it is important for You to exercise caution to prevent unauthorized access to Your Personal Data. You are responsible for the confidentiality of Your password and information appearing on Your account. Consequently, You must ensure that You log out of Your session in the event of shared use of a computer.

10. COOKIES

The Site may use cookies -or other technologies- which may collect or store Personal Data. Cookies are text files stored and used to record Non-Personal and Personal Data concerning Your browsing of the Site. Cookies can be either permanent (and remain after You logoff from the Site in order to be used on Your subsequent visits to the Site) or temporary (and disappear as soon as You log off from the Site).

Cookies will be kept for a maximum period of 13 (thirteen) months after your last visit from the Site

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes uses cookies in order to:

Improve Your user experience through, for example:

Inalyze traffic and data on the Site to:

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may also use third party service providers (such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Piwik, DART, LinkedIn, etc.) to perform services on its behalf, in particular to:

In such a case, web beacons and cookies provided by such third party vendors may be used and stored. By transmitting the information generated by these cookies, the cookies’ settings ensure that IP address is anonymized before geo-localization and before storage. La Fondation Dassault Systèmes’ providers will use this information for the evaluation of Your use of the Site, compiling reports on the Site activity for La Fondation Dassault Systèmes and to propose better services to You which are geared towards Your needs. They will not associate Your IP address with any other data they hold.

When you browse the Site, cookies are enabled by default and data may be read or stored locally on your device. You will be notified the first time You access the Site with a different device; La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will not install any cookies before obtaining your explicit consent. You can decide whether to accept or refuse some or all cookies. You can configure Your browser software to refuse all cookies (including cookies used for web analytics services); if You do so, however, some areas and features of the Site may not function properly and/or You may not be able to access some parts or services of the Site.

You can set your preferences here.

11. LINKS TO WEBSITES NOT CONTROLLED BY LA FONDATION DASSAULT SYSTÈMES

The Site might offer links to third party websites which may be of interest to You.

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes does not exercise any control over the content of third party websites or the practices of these third parties in connection with the protection of Personal Data that they might collect and are thus not in the control of La Fondation Dassault Systèmes. Consequently, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes declines all liability for the content of third party websites or the practices of these third parties concerning the protection of Personal Data.

It is therefore Your responsibility to inform yourself of the privacy policies of these third parties websites.

12. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Although La Fondation Dassault Systèmes has put in place reasonable safeguards to protect Personal Data, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes recognizes that there is no method of transmitting or storing Personal Data that is completely secure.

However, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes is committed to ensure the privacy of Personal Data: if You have a reason to believe that the security of Your Personal Data has been compromised or misused, You should contact La Fondation Dassault Systèmes via the following address: 3DS.Compliance-Privacy@3ds.com .

La Fondation Dassault Systèmes will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints regarding use and disclosure of Personal Data in accordance with the principles contained in this Privacy Policy.

Unauthorized access to Personal Data or the improper use of Personal Data may constitute offenses under local law.

You have a right to lodge a complaint with your competent data protection authority.

13. CONTACT

For any additional question concerning this Privacy Policy, to opt out of receiving information from La Fondation Dassault Systèmes or any request regarding Your rights on Your Personal Data You may send an email to the following email address: 3DS.Compliance-Privacy@3ds.com.

14. DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE PRIVACY POLICY AND CHANGES TO IT

This Privacy Policy may be updated according to La Fondation Dassault Systèmes' requirements and circumstances, or where required by applicable laws and regulations so please check back periodically for updates. If major changes occur to this Privacy Policy, La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may inform you via email or via display of a notice.

Last modification: This Privacy Policy was modified in May 25th 2018.

  • li>Processings based on your prior consent, to ascertain Your requirements and interests and provide You with the possibility to register Your project ; La Fondation Dassault Systèmes may provide a hashed user ID to third party operated social networks or other web offerings (such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or Google) where this information is then matched against the social networks’ data own data bases in order to display to You more relevant information.
  • Processings based on La Fondation Dassault Systèmes’s legitimate interest, to enable La Fondation Dassault Systèmes to manage its activities;
  • Processings based on the performance of a contract, to enable La Fondation Dassault Systèmes to manage its relationships with You: contracts, invoices, etc.
    • enabling a service to recognize your device so You don't have to give the same information several times during one task;
    • recognizing that You may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested;
    • measure how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and make sure there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast;
    • help La Fondation Dassault Systèmes understand how users interact with the Site so La Fondation Dassault Systèmes can make it better.
    • analyze Your browsing habits and measure the Site audience,
    • analyze Your interests,
    • allow You to share content from the Site with other people on social networks or to let these other people know what You are looking at or what You think (e.g. the “Like” button on Facebook)