Effective date: 01/02/2024
La Diversité du Cinéma Français "LaDCF" ("we", "us", "our") operates the website.

This page explains our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Site and the choices you have regarding that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Site. By using the Site, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

: By Site we mean the website operated by LaDCF.
  • Personal Data : Personal Data means data relating to a living individual who can be identified from such data (or from such data and other information in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Usage Data: Usage Data is collected automatically and is generated either by use of the Site, or by the infrastructure of the Site itself (for example, length of time a page is viewed).
  • Cookies : Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
  • Data Controller : Data Controller means the natural or legal person (alone, jointly or in common with others) who determines the purposes and manner in which all personal data is processed or is to be processed. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your personal data.
  • Subcontractors (or Service Providers) : The term Sub-Contractor (or Service Provider) refers to any natural or legal person who processes data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of several Service Providers in order to process your data more efficiently.
  • Data Subject (or User) : By Data Subject, we mean any living person who uses our Site and is the subject of Personal Data.
Data collection and use

We collect various types of data for different purposes in order to provide you with our Site and to improve it.

Types of data collected

Personal data

When you use our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Information"). Nominative Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:
  • E-mail adress
  • First and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data
We use your Personal Data to send you an answer to your request made via the contact form on our website.

We undertake not to send you any promotions or commercial canvassing if you do not give us your consent.

Usage data

We may also collect information about how you access and use the Site ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (i.e. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site you visit, the date and time of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking and cookie data
We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our Site, and we retain certain information.

Cookies are low-volume data files that may contain an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and are stored on your device.

You can accept or reject cookies directly via the cookie management panel in the bottom right-hand corner of the website.

Use of data
DCF uses the data collected for various purposes:
  • To provide and maintain our Site
  • To provide customer support
  • To collect valuable data or analysis that will enable us to improve our Site
  • To monitor the use of our Site
  • To detect, prevent and resolve technical problems
  • To respond to any questions or requests from you via the contact form
Legal basis for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA), LaDCF's legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the precise context in which we collect it.

LaDCF may process your Personal Data:
  • Because you have authorized us to do so
  • Because we have a legitimate interest in doing so and your rights do not override this legitimate interest
  • To comply with the law
Data retention

DCF will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary for us to perform our legal obligations (for example, to comply with applicable law), resolve disputes and enforce our agreements and policies. The legal retention period for your Personal Data is a maximum of 3 years.

DCF will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except where such data is used to enhance security or improve the functionality of our Site, or where we are legally required to retain such data for a longer period. The legal retention period for Usage Data is a maximum of 13 months.

Data transfer

Information about you, including your Personal Data, may be transferred from your region, province, country, or other territorial division to - and stored on - computers located in a place where data protection legislation differs from that of the territory in which you reside.

If you reside outside France and choose to provide us with information, please be aware that we transfer data, including Personal Data, to France and process it there.

By accepting this Privacy Policy and submitting such information, you consent to such transfer.

LaDCF will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and your Personal Data will not be transferred to any organization or country unless adequate controls are in place, including with respect to the security of your data and other personal data.

Communication of data Communication of data to law enforcement agencies

In certain circumstances, LaDCF may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests from public authorities (e.g. a court or government agency).

Legal requirements

DCF may disclose your Personal Data if it believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to:
  • Fulfill a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of DCF
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site
  • Ensure the personal safety of Site users or the public
  • Protect against civil liability
Data security

The security of your data is important to us. However, please remember that no method of data transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Although we strive to use commercially acceptable methods to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data protection rights granted to you by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. LaDCF intends to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you would like to know what Personal Data we hold about you and would like it deleted from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
  • The right to access, update or delete the information we hold about you. Where this option is available, you can consult or update your Personal Data or request its deletion by contacting us.
  • Right of rectification. You have the right to have your data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • Right of restriction. You have the right to ask us to limit the processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to receive a copy of the information we hold about you in a commonly used, structured and machine-readable format.
  • Right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time if La DCF has relied on your consent to process your personal data.
Please note that we may ask you to prove your identity before responding to requests of this nature.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your nearest data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service providers

We may use third-party companies and individuals to facilitate the provision of our Site ("Service Providers"), operate the Site on our behalf, provide Site-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Site is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are prohibited from disclosing or using it for any other purpose.

Links to other sites

Our Site may contain links to other sites that we do not operate. If you click on a third-party link, you will be redirected to that third party's site. We strongly recommend that you review the privacy policy of each site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

Before the change takes effect, we will notify you by updating the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

We recommend that you check this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective when posted on this page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you have any requests concerning your Personal Data, please contact us:
  • DPO contact: Joël GIROD
  • By post: LaDCF - 96, Boulevard Sébastopol 75003 PARIS