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Page publiée le 27 avril 2012, mise à jour le 4 octobre 2016

Les unités CNRS ont une activité internationale et mettent en ligne des sites web et des applications en langue anglaise. Vous trouverez ci-dessous la traduction des mentions légales dans le cas de traitement de données personnelles

Pour consulter les mentions légales en français :
http://www.cil.cnrs.fr/CIL/spip.php?article1430

 Information sur un formulaire de collecte de données

Notices in data collection forms

When data is collected using a questionnaire, the law stipulates that this questionnaire should include some of the requirements stated below.

[Specify individual responsible for the processing of the data] The information entered into this form is mandatory - optional . [Specify] It will be subjected to computer processing. It is processed by computer in order to ............. [Specify purpose]. The recipients of the data will be : …..................... [Specify]. According to the Data Protection Act of January 6th, 1978, you have at any time, a right of access to and rectification of all of your personal data. If you wish to exercise this right and gain access to your personal data, please write to .................................... [Specify the entity entrusted with access rights] with a copy to info.contact@cil.cnrs.fr. " You may also oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of your personal data."


 Information destinée à l’affichage

Information to be displayed on-screen

" Authority/ies [state name(s) of relevant authority/ies] has/have the computer resources to easily process ... [Specify purpose of processing]. The registered information is for the sole usage of the relevant entity/ies and may be transferred to the following recipient(s) only : [Specify recipients]. In compliance with Articles 39 and sq. of the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as later amended, every individual can obtain access to, and if necessary, rectification or deletion of the information concerning him/her, by writing to [Specify name of relevant entity/ies]] with a copy to info.contact@cil.cnrs.fr. " You may also oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of your personal data.


 Panneau d’information à l’entrée d’un établissement sous vidéosurveillance

Notice panel at the entrance of building facilities under video surveillance

We inform you that these facilities are under video surveillance due to… [Specify the purposes]. For further information please contact this department : … or … [specify the relevant person or entity in charge],entitled to file your access right request, in compliance with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as later amended, with a copy to info.contact@cil.cnrs.fr.


 Information préalable des personnes concernées par un projet de diffusion d’informations à caractère personnel sur Internet

Prior information to persons concerned by the dissemination of individual data over the Internet

We are planning to distribute information involving information about you on our website : [http:// www……..], as part of... [Specify the implemented processing operations]. [Provide details on the processing]. … [List processed data, e.g. surname, given name, photographs, etc.]. Considering the characteristics of the Internet that enable to freely capture the information disseminated and the difficulty, or even the impossibility, of controlling its possible use by third parties, we inform you that you may oppose such dissemination. In order for us to take due account of your refusal, please fill in, date, sign and send this document to : … [Specify contact person or entity].

Warning : Should you not answer this prior information letter within one month of its reception, your authorisation will be considered as granted. However, you retain the right to notify us at a later date of your refusal that your data be further disseminated over the Internet. We remind you that you have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete any of your individual data. To do so, please write to …. [Specify contact person or entity] with a copy to info.contact@cil.cnrs.fr or to Correspondant Informatique et Libertés du CNRS (CNRS-CIL) Délégation Centre-Est 17, rue Notre-Dame des Pauvres 54519 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy Cedex I, the undersigned, Mr., Ms., [Given Name, Name] refuse as of today my individual data to be used in ….. [list relevant processings]. Signed in …, on [date] Signature


 Autorisation de publication d’une photographie ou d’une vidéo (utilisation de l’image soumise au consentement de l’intéressé)

Dissemination authorisation for photographs and videos (use of the image of individuals subject to their prior consent)

I, the undersigned, [Given name and Name of photographed / filmed person], hereby authorise [Name of distributor] to disseminate the following photograph(s)/video(s) where I appear :[Specify the photograph(s)/video segment(s) : date, recording circumstances and background…] in order to make them available online to the visitors of the following website : http://[Specify publishing site address] This authorisation shall be valid [Specify duration or write “for an unlimited duration”], and may be revoked any time. This authorisation is individual and may not be assigned and shall only apply to the designated media. Signed in ….., on [date] Signature


 Avertissement à porter sur la page d’accueil d’un site web comportant des données à caractère personnel

Notice to be displayed on a website home page including individual information

" Warning : This website contains personal data about CNRS and CNRS partners employees. In compliance with French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as later amended, you have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete any of your individual data available on line on this site. To do so, please write to [Specify contact details of the entity responsible for the site] or to the site administrator."

Notice to the users of a site forum : This forum is provided to enable you to contribute to the discussion threads it contains. The data appearing in this forum shall not be collected or used for other purposes.

  • Sample notice for moderated forum : This is a moderated forum and contributions may be deleted before being posted, if they are illegal or irrelevant to the subject of the discussion and the editorial line of this site.
  • Sample notice on access rights : You have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete any of your individual data. You are entitled to request the deletion of your contributions to this forum. Write to [specify address for such access and rectification request] with a copy to Correspondant Informatique et Libertés du CNRS (CNRS-CIL) Délégation Centre-Est 17, rue Notre-Dame des Pauvres 54519 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy Cedex.

 Création sur le site Internet d’une rubrique "Informatique et Libertés"

Creating a “Privacy” section on a website

This section must be accessible from the home page and contain the following information :

  • How the collected emails and/or individual contact details are to be used ;
  • That persons who give their emails and contact details are entitled to have their data deleted from any file or processing ;
  • Whether login data is to be used nominally ;
  • How long nominal data like emails, contact details, etc. and login data is to be kept ;
  • That this retention period is to be limited in time and proportionate to the aim of the processing operation of such data ;
  • Email of the contact person or entity to which site visitors can submit their individual access, correction and deletion requests. Visitors should be enabled to file such requests any time.

 Zones de saisie de texte libre

Free text boxes

Notice to be displayed when opening an input field where users can type their appraisal or comments about other persons.

"Individuals are entitled to a right of access to the information entered into this entry field. The information you are about to enter must be CONTEXT-RELEVANT. They must neither contain personal opinions, nor indications about the health, racial origin, political, philosophical, religious opinions, trade union membership or sexual or other orientation of the person concerned."