ipernity makes sure that the privacy of its users is protected by respecting the regulations in force. In this sense a declaration on the collection and processing of your personal data has been passed on to the CNIL (French "Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés").
I- Using the gathered information
Using ipernity requires the collecting of nominative information about our users. This information is necessary to:
- personalize and optimize your use of the Service
- send you your login ID in case of loss
- send you promotional offers or inform you about new products
- conform to the legislation in force (regarding your mailing address)
II- The gathered data
ipernity gathers two types of information via forms or cookies (see below) : nominative data and electronic ID data.
- a) Personal data
This is the information you transmit to us via forms when you sign up. It is accessible and modifiable only by you through your Account settings.
It is the following:
- your email address
- your first and last Name
- your mail Address
- your date of birth
In conformity with French law n° 78-17 from January 6, 1978, you may access at any time the personal information relating to you retained by Ipernity, request to have it modified or deleted. This way you may request the information relating to you to be rectified, completed, clarified, updated or deleted when inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated or of which the collection, use, communication or storage is forbidden.
You can send your request by mail at the following address:
18, place des Arcades
06250 – Mougins
According to the French law on information technology and liberties from January 6, 1978, we inform you that the personal data gathered via a form on ipernity can in no case be transmitted, either freely or to third parties.
- b) The electronic identification data
Electronic identification data files are used to record for instance your user preferences. These are called Cookies.
A Cookie is a text file that saves information related to your Internet browsing. This file is placed on your hard drive when you consult a website and cannot contain any virus or be executed. It is not active. Furthermore you can read the file, delete it or edit it. A Cookie cannot be used to retrieve personal data from your hard drive or read your Email address. As with everything regarding the Internet you remain anonymous as long as you wish to be. No Web site will know who you are until the moment you let it know (Identification by Login and Password).
In no case will you ever be identified by Ipernity.com or be part of a classified file.
Ipernity installs four Cookies on your computer for a limited time. They are the following:
- Two « session » Cookies: they are created upon signing in to Ipernity.com and destroyed automatically upon closing the browser. Notably they enable the site to recognize the language and time zone used.
- An authentication Cookie: allows the site to recognize you as a user of the service but does not replace your login ID. This cookie lasts 10 days (if you tick the option « remember me on this computer ») or else 4 hours.
- A memory Cookie of your user preferences. This cookie lasts 1000 days.
Generally speaking these Cookies save information related to the browsing of your computer on our site (the pages consulted, the date and time of consultation, etc.) that are remembered for your following visits. They contain the most recent information you have provided to us. This way when visiting us next time you will not need to fill out the proposed form again.
If you are an ipernity user, you must accept cookies.
By blocking cookies you will not be able to sign in.
III - Use of Google Analytics (from Google site)
Last update of the French original: 2013-04-09
Last update of the English translation: 2013-04-09