Privacy Policy

NOTE: this translation is proposed as a courtesy, the French version being the original one, which prevails over its translations.

Who are we?

This policy applies to the websites and, managed by Pauline Claessens. Your privacy is of paramount importance to us.

Purpose of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy aims to clarify

  • how your personal data is collected and processed. Personal data is any information that can identify you, such as your first name, last name, age, postal or email address, telephone number or IP address. This is the “personal data” identified by the European Regulation 2016/679;
  • your rights with regard to this data;
  • who is responsible for processing this data;
  • to whom/what entities they are transmitted;
  • the site’s cookie policy.

Collection of personal data

Collected data

We may collect the following personal data with your consent:

  • Name, first name
  • E-mail address
  • Postal address
  • Telephone number

This data is only collected with the user’s consent when encoded in the following ways:

  • Newsletter registration form
  • Contact form
  • Opinion poll
  • Competition
  • Comment under an article or a page

The proper functioning of our site also requires the collection of additional data and cookies detailed in the following sections.

Purpose of the information collection

The personal data collected has several purposes:

  • To improve the site and its operation (including the detection of unwanted comments or users);
  • To compile statistics on visits;
  • To enable us to offer you tailored and targeted services and to present our services;

Below you will find precise information on what data is used for what purpose and under what conditions. Indeed, we only collect the data that is necessary, and where applicable (especially in the context of digital marketing – newsletter and direct contact) with your consent.

Use of the personal data collected


When you leave a comment on our website, not only the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and browser user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also known as a hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to check whether you are using the service. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After validation of your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.

The contact data (name, email) that you enter in your comment may be used to send you an invitation to subscribe to the site’s newsletter. It will not be automatically added to any mailing list.


The active contact forms and pop-ups on our websites are generated with the following plugins:

The contact data (name, email) that you enter in the contact form may be used to send you an invitation to subscribe to the site’s newsletter. They will not be automatically added to any mailing list unless you expressly request it.


Newsletters are sent through MailPoet, whose privacy policy can be found at:

Registration for the newsletter is done by means of a form located on the site, by email or by filling in a paper form. It is always possible to unsubscribe or to modify your data by means of the link placed at the end of each email. 

Personal data (name, email address) are used exclusively to keep you informed of the latest news about and This may include new articles published, new services offered, promotions or actions.


If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

The MailPoet, Bloom (Elegant Themes) and WP Forms extensions that help build our email list may set cookies. The addresses of their privacy policies are as follows:

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Embedded content from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were on that other site.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third party tracking tools, track your interactions with these embedded contents if you have an account logged on their website.

Statistics and audience measurement

The following extensions are used to establish audience and sharing statistics, and may therefore record anonymous data about your visit:

Use and transmission of your personal data

Personal data transmitted through our websites is not transmitted to any third party. All the extensions that may potentially process your data are listed in the various sections of this policy.

How long will your data be stored?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be automatically recognised and approved rather than left in the moderation queue.

Contact data (name, email) received through our contact and comment forms is kept for 6 months unless followed by a request to subscribe to the newsletter.

Data entered in the mailing list (newsletter) is kept indefinitely, until you unsubscribe manually via the link in the email or by written request.

The rights you have over your data

If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, filled in a contact form or a newsletter subscription form, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data we hold about you, including those you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Transmission of your personal data

Visitor comments can be checked using an automated spam detection service. This is done through the use of the WordPress plugin Jetpack. Their privacy policy is available at this address:

Our websites are hosted by OVH, whose headquarters are located at 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France. Their privacy policy can be found at this address:

Contact information

If you have any questions about the site and this privacy policy, please contact us at the following email address:

We thank you for your trust.

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