The Comexposium Group pays meticulous attention to protecting personal data. This is an essential condition to the relationship of trust the Comexposium Group wishes to establish with all those who entrust it with their personal data.
This Policy applies when your Data are collected on the websites published by entities in the Comexposium Group (hereinafter the “Sites“) and in the context of any kind of relationship you have with the Company.
Personal data (hereinafter the “Data“) consist of all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An “identifiable natural person” is an individual who can be identified directly or indirectly, notably by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online login, or one or more specific elements relating to his or her physical, physiological, genetic, psychic, economic, cultural or social identity, as this term is defined by current regulations.
Depending on how you interact with the Company and the purpose of this interaction, the Company may collect the following Data:
2.1. Depending on how you interact with the Company, the latter may collect your Data as follows.
2.2. The Company collects your Data directly from you, including when you fill in a contact or registration form, when you place an order or when you contact the Company (for example, by emailing it).
2.3. The Company collect your Data indirectly when you browse on the Sites by means of cookies and web beacons in the conditions defined above. The Company also collects your Data via third parties including the social media, when you use the account you hold with these third parties to log on or sign up for an event.
2.4. When you communicate Data to the Company, it is your responsibility to ensure that they are accurate and complete. If necessary, you should update them.
2.5. Data presented as compulsory are needed to manage your request and enable us to provide you with the services required. The compulsory or optional nature of Data is indicated in the forms, as well as any consequences if you fail to provide the information.
Your Data are automatically processed by the Company for various purposes described below, in the context of your use of the Sites and your participation in events organised by the Company on its own behalf or that of a third party.
Your Data are processed to manage the requests you send us, and to contact you.
If you have agreed, the Company may also send you, by any means, commercial news and information concerning events organised by other entities of the COMEXPOSIUM group and/or partners’ services.
With your consent when this is required, your Data may also be processed to (i) analyse your preferences and habits, (ii) customise and optimise your experience on the COMEXPOSIUM Group Sites, including by enabling you to access certain functions, and in order to develop the interactivity of the Sites, (iii) to collect statistics, particularly on the effectiveness of the COMEXPOSIUM Group’s prospecting campaigns.
4.1. Your Data are processed by the Company’s internal teams. In addition, only the service providers and a restricted number of their
authorised staff are permitted to access your Data with regard to the specific services entrusted to them, which they must carry out exclusively for the Company in strict compliance with obligations, particularly concerning security and confidentiality.
4.2. With your consent when this is required, your Data may be transmitted to entities in the Group to which the Company belongs, and to partners, mainly so that they can send you information and news about the services and products they offer.
4.3. When current regulations so require, the Company may transmit your Data to organisations and authorities legally authorised to access them (including the judicial and administrative authorities).
The Company takes every necessary precaution to maintain the security and confidentiality of your Data, mainly to prevent them from being distorted, damaged or disclosed, or accessed by non-authorised third parties.
6.1. Pursuant to applicable regulations and under the conditions defined in them, you can, at any time, exercise your:
6.2. When your Data are processed with your consent, you can revoke this at any time. However, please note that processing carried out before this revocation remains valid.
6.3. You can exercise your rights by contacting the Company:
Please note that in certain cases, functions of the Sites enable you to view and modify Data you have communicated to the Company.
You are informed that the Company has a period of one month from receipt of your request to answer it.
7.1. The Company stores your Data for a period that does not exceed the time required for the purposes indicated in this Policy. Beyond that date, your Data maybe archived to comply with legal obligations incumbent on the Company, or deleted.
7.2. Data providing proof of a right or a contract or stored in respect of a legal obligation by the Company are archived in compliance with current provisions.
7.3. The Company factors in the seasonal nature of the events it organises. In this respect, you will find below the storage periods defined according to the type of event in question.
|Type Of Event
|Data Storage Period
|Quarterly, six-monthly or annual events
|During a period of 5 years from the date on which the contact person most recently expressed an interest
|All types of participants at events (exhibitors, visitors, guests, partners, speakers, etc.)
|Biennial and triennial events
|During a period of three sessions from the date on which the contact person most recently expressed an interest
You are informed that when you visit the Site, one or more Cookies may be installed on your device.
9.1. What is a Cookie?
Within the meaning of this Policy, a Cookie designates all forms of access and registration of information on your device, including
information sent by the Sites and stored by your browser in a dedicated space on the device’s hard drive.
9.2. Why and how are Cookies used?
9.2.2. You are also informed that the Company allows third parties to install Cookies via the Sites. The Company draws your attention to the fact that these Cookies are solely used by these third parties.
9.3. What types of Cookies are used?
9.3.1. Technical Cookies
9.3.2. Audience Measurement Cookies
9.3.3. Third-Party Targeted Advertising Cookies (Third-Party Advertising Cookies)
9.3.4. Third-Party Cookies linked to social media share buttons (Third-Party Social Media Cookies)
9.4. How long are Cookies stored?
This consists of any information concerning a directly or indirectly identified or identifiable natural person, including through references to identifiers such as a name, identification number, telephone number, email address and online login.
Processing of Personal Data
This consists of any operation or group of operations carried out on personal data.
Your personal data are collected and processed by a legal entity in the Comexposium. Group. This entity is known as the “processing manager”, i.e. it is the organisation that determines the processing purposes and means.