Privacy Policy (GDPR)

Data retention policy :

  1. General :

The endowment fund Seed (15 rue des Frères Lumières, 69680 CHASSIEU, FRANCE), in its capacity as data controller, attaches great importance to the protection and respect for your privacy. This policy is intended to inform you of our practices regarding the collection, use and sharing of information that you provide us through our website (the “Site”). The endowment fund Seed will be referred to hereafter as “Seed”, “we” or “our”.

This policy (as well as our General Conditions of use and any documents referred to therein as well as our Cookies Policy) sets out how we handle the personal data that we collect and that you provide us. We invite you to read this document carefully to know and understand our practices regarding the processing of your personal data that we implement.

2. The information we collect

We are likely to collect and process the following data:

2.1 Information you send us directly

By using our Site, you are required to send us information, some of which may identify you (“Personal Data”). This is particularly the case when you fill out forms, when you contact us – whether by phone, email or any other means of communication – or when you tell us about a problem. This information contains in particular the following data:

2.1.1. Data necessary to use the services we provide on our Site or to access any other service provided by us. These data include your first and last name, e-mail address and telephone number;

 2.1.2. A postal address;

 2.1.3. A copy of all the exchanges between you and the endowment fund Seed;

2.1.4. Data that we may ask you to provide when you report a problem with our services, such as the subject of your request for assistance;

2.2. The data we collect automatically

2.2.1. In the event that you connect to our services using the social network functionalities made available to you, The endowment fund Seed may collect some of your Personal Data when you interact with the functionalities of these social networks, such as the functionality “like “.

 2.2.2. During each of your visits, we are likely to collect, in accordance with the applicable legislation and with your agreement, if applicable, information relative to the devices on which you use our services or the networks from which you access our services, such as your IP addresses, connection data, types and versions of internet browsers used, types and versions of your browser plugins, operating systems and platforms, data concerning your browsing journey on our Site, in particular your journey on the various URL pages of our Site, the content you access or consult, the search terms used, download errors, the length of time certain pages were visited, the advertising identifier of your device, interactions with the page as well as any telephone number used to contact us. Among the technologies used to collect this information, we use cookies in particular.

2.3. Retention period of your data

Your Data is archived at the end of a period of 2 years after your last use of our Site.

3. How do we use the data we collect?

We use the data we collect in order to:


3.1. execute the contracts concluded between you and us, and provide you with the information and services requested;

3.2. send you information about our services by e-mail or any other means of communication;

3.3. send you, in accordance with the applicable legal provisions and with your agreement when required by law, marketing , advertising and promotional messages and information relative to the use of our services, or suggest and advise you on services that may be of interest to you . We may also use your data to send you advertising messages that may be of interest to you on social media platforms or third party sites. If you would like more information on this subject, we invite you to read the contractual documents of these platforms;

3.4. to inform you of  any changes to our services;

3.5. improve and optimize our Site, in particular to ensure that the display of our content is adapted to your device;

3.6. allow you to use the interactive features of our services as you wish;

4. Targeted advertising and emails we send to you

In accordance with applicable legislation and with your consent when required, we may use the data you provide us on our Site for commercial prospecting purposes (for example to (i) send you our newsletters, (ii) send you invitations to our events or any other communication that may be of interest to you and (iii) display targeted advertisements on social media platforms or third-party sites).

Regarding promotional emails: You can withdraw your consent at any time by (i) unchecking the relevant box in your account, (ii) clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in each of our communications or (iii) by contacting us according to the procedures described in article 13 below.

Regarding targeted advertising:

• On social network platforms (eg Facebook, Twitter): you can object to this processing at any time by configuring the parameters relating to advertising in your account;

 • On third party sites

5. Links to other websites and social networks

Our Sites contain links to websites of our partners or third-party companies. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we are not responsible for the use made by these sites of the information collected when you click on these links. We invite you to read the privacy policies of these sites before transmitting your Personal Data to them.

6. Modification of our privacy policy

We may occasionally modify this privacy policy. When necessary, we will inform you and / or seek your consent. We advise you to regularly consult this page to take note of any changes or updates made to our privacy policy.

7. Contact

For any question relating to this privacy policy or for any request relating to your personal data, you can contact us by:

• sending an email to our data protection officer at

 • by completing this online form

• or by writing to us at the following address: Seed, 15 rue des frères Lumières, 69680 CHASSIEU, FRANCE

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