The Explorers group seeks and undertakes to protect Users’ privacy in compliance with the applicable legal requirements and in particular Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and/or any other provisions of applicable national laws (together the “Applicable Regulations”).
The Policy’s purpose is therefore to provide the Users with as much information as possible about the way THE EXPLORERS processes and protects their personal data which it collects in connection with making the Website and the sale of Products available to the Users.
The Policy supplements the provisions of the General Terms and Conditions of Sale. Except where otherwise indicated in this Policy, the terms defined in the General Terms and Conditions of Sale shall have the same meaning in the Policy.
THE EXPLORERS NETWORK, a company with capital of €1,000.00 registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 852 303 239 and whose registered office is located at 141 Avenue Félix Faure 75015 Paris (hereinafter “THE EXPLORERS”) is the Data Controller for the processing of personal data carried out using data collected via a Website or under the terms and conditions mentioned in Article 2 below.
THE EXPLORERS processes data which the User provides it with via the Website.
The data are collected during the following actions:
In this respect, it may be necessary for THE EXPLORERS to collect and process the following categories of the User’s personal data, depending on the data provided by the User and the type of service subscribed to:
The information which the User is required to provide when they create a Customer Account or fill in the contact form is indicated with an asterisk. Without this data, THE EXPLORERS cannot deal with the request or provide the requested service.
The User’s personal data are processed by computer and retained and used by THE EXPLORERS for the following purposes:
Some of the processing performed by THE EXPLORERS as part of provision of the services offered on the Website is:
It is also specified that for marketing operations and the placing and reading of cookies, the User’s consent is specifically obtained when so required by applicable legislation and that the User always has the right to object or withdraw their consent.
THE EXPLORERS undertakes to take all technical and organisational measures to ensure personal data is protected and secure, in particular with regard to any loss, alteration, dissemination or illegal use.
THE EXPLORERS shall ensure that such measures are implemented on all of its processing operations, including when personal data is collected, stored and hosted.
In this regard, THE EXPLORERS shall also ensure that the third parties it may use (technical providers, suppliers) meet this requirement to protect the User’s personal data by implementing appropriate measures, in accordance with the Applicable Regulations. The technical and organisational measures implemented may include the use of secure registration forms, the encryption of certain data (such as banking data) and restricted access to personal data.
THE EXPLORERS requires the User to take the utmost caution when disclosing their personal data to third parties as well as their personal usernames and passwords for accessing the Website.
Some messages or requests may come from fraudsters trying to obtain personal information about the User in order to use it fraudulently (phishing). If the User receives a message which appears to be a phishing attempt, they should not reply to it or open the attachments, images or links contained in the message. The User can report it by sending an e-mail to email@example.com and on www.signal-spam.fr.
The User’s personal data are accessible to employees of THE EXPLORERS and companies in THE EXPLORERS group, if such people need to access them for the purposes mentioned in Article 3 above, i.e. mainly to provide Users with the services in the proper manner. The internal departments of THE EXPLORERS and THE EXPLORERS group who may have access to the Users’ personal data are the IT department, the technical support department and the marketing/sales department.
The companies in THE EXPLORERS group which can have access to your data are: Sigave Production Australe, The Explorers Foundation and Inventory Films.
THE EXPLORERS may give third-party service providers acting as subcontractors under the Applicable Regulations access to the Users’ personal data in order to perform Website-related services or data processing services, including for payment, hosting, storage, analysis, marketing, communication, data processing, database management and computer maintenance. These providers only act on instructions given by THE EXPLORERS and shall only have access to Users’ personal data in order to perform these services. They shall be bound by the same security and confidentiality obligations as THE EXPLORERS.
The Users’ personal data are not communicated or transferred to third parties for commercial or promotional purposes, unless the User has given their prior express consent.
The User’s choice to receive marketing offers and messages from THE EXPLORERS, companies in THE EXPLORERS group and/or its partners is subject to them giving their prior express consent by ticking the relevant box when they are requested to provide personal data.
The companies in THE EXPLORERS group and the business partners which can have access to your data for marketing purposes in the case of express consent are: Sigave Production Australe, The Explorers Foundation and Inventory Films.
If the User no longer wishes to receive marketing offers and messages, they can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of each message received or by contacting THE EXPLORERS by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Furthermore, the User’s personal data may be shared with third parties for the following reasons:
- In connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of all or part of the assets of THE EXPLORERS, of which the User acknowledges that they have been informed
- In response to any kind of judicial or administrative proceedings or law enforcement measures required by the appropriate authorities
- To comply with legal obligations, to protect an individual’s rights and/or safety, to protect the rights and the property of THE EXPLORERS, including the requirement to see the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and prevent fraud and security problems and technical issues.
The Website is hosted in France and in Europe on third-party provider servers.
The Users’ personal data are processed by THE EXPLORERS using various software and applications. These software and applications are hosted on secure servers in France and in Europe under conditions which comply with the Applicable Regulations.
THE EXPLORERS requires these providers to take all technical and organisational measures, in accordance with the Applicable Regulations, to guarantee an appropriate level of protection for the Users’ personal data.
THE EXPLORERS only keeps the User’s personal data for a limited period of time necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed in accordance with the description in Article 3 of this Policy. This period of time is determined according to the type of data in question, the purpose of the processing involved, the applicable legal obligations in each country and the applicable statutory time limits which vary in each country depending on the data and the purposes of the processing.
The User’s personal data are kept for the following periods of time:
In accordance with the Applicable Regulations, each User has the following rights over their personal data:
- In cases where the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject (i.e. you). Processing is then restricted for a length of time to allow THE EXPLORERS to check the accuracy of the personal data
- In cases where the processing is unlawful and the data subject (i.e. you) objects to the erasure of the personal data and requests restriction of their use instead
- In cases where THE EXPLORERS no longer needs the personal data for processing purposes, but the data subject still needs them to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim
- In cases where the data subject (i.e. you) has objected to the processing based on legitimate interests pursued by THE EXPLORERS during the verification as to whether or not the legitimate grounds pursued by MTA override those of the data subject.
If you would like to obtain restricted processing, please contact us using the contact details below.
To exercise these rights, the User may send a request by post to: THE EXPLORERS, The Explorers, 141 Avenue Félix Faure, 75015 Paris, or by e-mail to: email@example.com
The request should specify the e-mail or postal address for reply. THE EXPLORERS shall have one (1) month to reply following receipt of the request.
When the User visits the Website or uses the Application, cookies or other trackers may be placed on their hardware (computer, tablet or mobile phone) depending on preferences set when logging in to the Website or the Application for the first time or at any time thereafter.
Cookies are small files which contain data generated when the User browses a Website or application. They are installed on the computer or any other communication device used by the User (telephone, tablet, TV).
Other tracking technologies such as invisible trackers, pixels and gifs operate in the same way as cookies.
Cookies and other trackers enable status information to be exchanged between the Website and/or the Application and the User’s browser or the device used by the User. Such data can reveal the type of browser used, the date and time of the visit, the IP address and the activities conducted on the Website.
They are used both to allow access to the services offered on the Website and/or the Application, including to remember the Customer Account login identifiers and allow you to remain authenticated from one page to the next, and to remember the screen resolution settings and the language in which you want the Website or the Application to be displayed. They are also used to track the User’s website activity and enable information to be collected on how the User uses the Website and/or the Application, thereby improving their functionality and the User’s experience of the Website or the Application.
There are several types of cookie: session cookies and persistent cookies as well as cookies which are strictly necessary for operating the Website and/or the Application or the services offered on them and those that are not strictly necessary.
The Website and/or the Application place the following types of cookie:
These cookies are necessary for operations relating to the services provided on the website in question. They are used to provide the User with the Website’s basic functions, such as operating the Customer Account, including to remember the Customer Account login identifiers and allow you to remain authenticated from one page to the next, and to remember the screen resolution settings and the language in which you want the Website or the Application to be displayed.
In particular, THE EXPLORERS uses the following cookies on the Website and the Application:
If the User prevents these cookies from being installed, they will no longer be able to use these functions and the website in question will not work properly.
In some cases, THE EXPLORERS uses third parties to place cookies when the Users browse the Website or use the Application. These are called third-party cookies.
i. Audience measurement cookies
All of the information gathered is transmitted and stored on a Google Inc. server located in the United States.
ii. Social networking buttons and other cookies placed by the social networks
Cookies from certain social networks, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube WhatsApp or Pinterest, may also be placed by each of the domains to allow the User to interact on social networks.
When the User uses the "share" buttons, a third-party cookie is also installed. If the User is signed in to the social network when browsing the Website, the “share” buttons allow the content viewed to be linked to the Customer Account and so enable direct sharing on the social networks in question.
Furthermore, once the User registers or signs in via this tool, third-party cookies are installed. These cookies are used by Facebook to provide advertisements and make recommendations for companies and other organisations.
THE EXPLORERS is in no way involved in the installation or operation of such third-party cookies and does not have access to or control over such cookies. These cookies are subject to their own cookie policies which are available on each third-party Website concerned and which THE EXPLORERS recommends the User should read.
Consequently, THE EXPLORERS is not responsible for the data collected by those cookies and shall not be able to provide the User with any information regarding the nature of the information collected by those third-party cookies.
As mentioned above, THE EXPLORERS asks the User for their consent to install third-party cookies directly on the banner which pops up on the Home page when the User first visits the Website.
These third-party cookies shall not be installed on the User’s browser without their consent or if they click on “I refuse”.
The User also has other ways to control or limit the way in which cookies can be installed and used by THE EXPLORERS or by third parties:
To find out more about how the User can manage or delete cookies from their browser, they can visit the following links, depending on the browser:
The User can also manage or delete sharing cookies (social networks) by visiting the following links:
To find out more about cookies and how to manage them, the User can also visit the following websites: www.youronlinechoices.eu and www.allaboutcookies.org.
This Policy may be amended by THE EXPLORERS at any time. In this case, the date the Policy is updated shall be updated and indicate the day when the amendments were made.
If THE EXPLORERS makes significant amendments, the Users shall be informed by e-mail. If the Policy is amended, the new version in force shall apply to the User from when they log in to the Website in question.
If there is a dispute between the User and THE EXPLORERS, the Policy to be taken into account shall be the one in force at the time the facts giving rise to the dispute occurred.
In general, if the User has any questions or comments regarding this Policy or the use made of their data by THE EXPLORERS, they can contact THE EXPLORERS at: firstname.lastname@example.org