Imerys pays particular attention to protecting the personal data of each user of the Imerys website and it undertakes to provide the highest level of protection for these data. In order to comply with the Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and civil liberties (the French data protection law “Loi Informatique et libertés”) and of European Regulation 2016/79 of 27 April 2016 relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data (“GDPR”), Imerys has put procedures in place to meet the new requirements imposed by the GDPR.
Identity of the controller
Imerys, a Limited Liability Company ( Société Anonyme) with a Board of Director, having its registered office at 43 quai de grenelle, 75015 Paris, and registered in the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 562 008 151, is responsible for processing your data.
What data do we collect?
Imerys collects personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.) (“Personal Data”)
How do we collect your Personal Data?
Imerys collects and processes Personal Data when you:
- Use the contact form on Imerys Website;
- Voluntarily provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
- Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies
How will we use your Personal Data?
The Personal Data are processed for an explicit, specified and legitimate purpose. Therefore, Imerys collects your Personal Data so that Imerys can:
- Deal with your enquiries and requests;
- Have a better assessment of the users’ needs;
- Send you via email marketing communication (for example, invitation for special events.
Where you have agreed to a particular use of your information (for example, for us to send you marketing communication) we process it on the basis of your consent. You may withdraw that consent at any time ( by contacting us (see the section headed “How to contact us” below).
How do we store your data?
Imerys undertakes to take all physical, logistical and organizational measures to prevent any alteration, deterioration and/or unauthorized access to the Personal Data. This includes ensuring the security of access to premises, data encryption and network security policies. We limit access to personal information about you to employees who reasonably need access to it with regards to the purpose of processing.
All Personal Data is hosted by the company Acquia. Personal Data is securely stored, hashed and anonymized in Acquia Lift module and Analytics Acquia Lift & Google Analytics. Imerys requires guarantees from all entities processing Personal Data on its behalf, to ensure their compliance with respect to the GDPR.
Imerys will keep your data for 13 months. Once this time period has expired, Imerys will delete or in some cases anonymized your Personal Data.
Imerys would like to send you information about products, services or events of ours that we think you might like. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.
You have the right at any time to stop Imerys from contacting you for marketing purposes.
If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.
What are your Personal Data protection rights?
Imerys would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your Personal Data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request Imerys for copies of your Personal Data.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Imerys corrects any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Imerys to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Imerys erases your Personal Data, under certain conditions.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Imerys restricts the processing of your Personal Data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Imerys ’s processing of your Personal Data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Imerys transfers the data that it has collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
The right to bring a complaint before a supervisory authority – You have the right to contact the supervisory authority (which for France is the CNIL) to bring a complaint procedure concerning practices connected with Imerys’ management of Personal Data.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us (see the section headed “How to contact us” below). In such case, Imerys has one (1) month to respond to you.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit the Imerys website, Imerys will collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.
- Keeping you signed in
- Understanding how you use Imerys’ website
What types of cookies do we use?
There are a number of different types of cookies, however, Imerys’ website uses:
- Functionality – Imerys uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
- Analytical – Imerys uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to Imerys’ website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address.
How to manage cookies?
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
Due to its presence in a number of countries, Imerys may be led to transfer your Personal Data to foreign countries, including countries which are considered to be “non-adequate” by European Union bodies. In this case, Imerys ensures that the necessary guarantees are put in place to maintain a level of protection that is equivalent to that of the European Union.
How to contact us
Data Protection Officer
43 quai de Grenelle