General Data Protection Regulation

Computing nodes of the Jean Zay supercomputer
Computing nodes of the Jean Zay supercomputer


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  1. GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The CNRS, in its capacity as controller, informs you that your data is processed. When certain information is required to access specific features of the site, this requirement is indicated at the time of data entry collection. If you refuse to provide required entries, you may not be able to access certain services.

  1. Recorded data 

Personal data may be collected by CNRS Images, 1 Place Aristide Briand, 92195 Meudon.

The DPO (Data Protection Officer -, 2 rue Jean Zay Bâtiment Ariane, 54 519 VANDOEUVRE LÈS NANCY Cedex, can be consulted for any questions about the processing of data associated with the website.

The following personal data:

-Name, First name

-E-mail address



-Phone number

-Adress, ZIP, City, Country

Is likely to be collected by:

CNRS Images

As a result of:

-the account created by the user to access certain features and order media
-subscription to a newsletter 

  1. This data is accessible to:

Webmasters, site administrators of

  1. Legal basis

The processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller.  

  1. 5  Cookie management 

The management of cookies on this site is designed to be consistent with its research mission. Information on the functional (and third party) cookies used on the site is available in the dedicated information pop-up.

  1. Data retention period

User accounts: after 36 months of inactivity, personal data is deleted under the right to be forgotten. 

Subscription to newsletters: until the person concerned requests to unsubscribe. 

  1. Data transfer outside the European Union

No data transfer outside the European Union is carried out.

  1. Personal rights

In compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions, in particular Law No. 78-17 of 6 January amended relating to data processing, files and freedoms and European Regulation No. 2016/679/EU of 27 April 2016 (applicable since 25 May 2018), you have the following rights:

  • Update or delete your data by logging into your account and configuring its settings
  • Exercise your right of access to your personal data
  • Request that your data be updated if it is inaccurate
  • Request the portability or deletion of your data
  • Delete your account: in my account/personal information/cancel account (at the bottom of the page)
  • Request the limitation of the processing of your data
  • Oppose, on legitimate grounds, the processing of your data
  • Withdraw your consent to the processing of your data

To exercise these rights, Contact us

You can also contact the Data Protection Officer at the following address:


2 rue Jean Zay - Bâtiment Ariane

54519 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy Cedex

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Right to lodge a claim

If, after contacting us, you believe that your rights in the field of Information Technology and Liberties are not respected, you are entitled to file a claim online with the CNIL online or by post : CNIL - Service des Plaintes - 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.

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