Alliance Française Bordeaux Alliance Française Bordeaux

Legal notice and privacy policy

1. Presentation of the site

Pursuant to Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for confidence in the digital economy, users of the site are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its implementation and monitoring:

Publisher of the site :
Company name: Alliance Française Bordeaux Nouvelle-Aquitaine (AFBNA)
Legal form : association loi 1901 – Etablissement privé d’enseignement supérieur – n°0333022F – Organisme agréée de formation n°72 33 07292 33
Address 126 rue Abbé de l’Epée – 33 000 Bordeaux
Contact : – tel : +33 (0)5 56 79 32 80

SIREN : 329 626 345

Director of publication: Cécile Delaunay

Hosting :
This site is hosted by Google Cloud Platform
S8 rue de Londres 75 009 Paris France

Webmaster :
YABAWT SARL with a capital of 12 030 € – Search Marketing Agency.
RCS Bordeaux – SIREN 797 894 730 – NAF 6202A
12 rue Ariane, Parc Cadéra Sud, Bâtiment O, 33700 Mérignac

2. General conditions of use of the site and the services offered

Use of the website implies full and complete acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time. Users of the website are therefore invited to consult them on a regular basis.

This site is normally accessible to users at all times. An interruption for technical maintenance may however be decided by the webmaster, who will then endeavour to inform users in advance of the dates and times of the intervention.

The website is updated regularly. In the same way, the legal notices may be modified at any time: they are nevertheless binding on the user, who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to read them.

3. Description of services provided

The purpose of the website is to provide information on all of the company’s activities.

The AFBNA endeavours to provide the most accurate information possible on the website. However, it may not be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in the update, whether caused by itself or by the third party partners who provide it with this information.

All the information indicated on the website is given for information purposes only, and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information on the website is not exhaustive. They are subject to changes that have been made since they were put online.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data

The website cannot be held responsible for any material damage related to the use of the site. In addition, the user of the site undertakes to access the site using recent, virus-free material and with a latest-generation, up-to-date browser.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting

The AFBNA is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements accessible on the site, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logo, icons, sounds, software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, regardless of the means or process used, is prohibited without prior written authorisation.

Any unauthorised use of the site or of any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitations of liability

The AFBNA cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment, when accessing the site, and resulting either from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

7. Management of personal data

We are very attached to the transparency of our actions and we would like to inform you about the legal framework of our actions. The AFBNA, represented by Cécile Delaunay, its Director, is responsible for processing the data collected.

YABAWT acts as a subcontractor for the AFBNA. YABAWT does not collect any personal data, and simply has access to personal data to manage the retention and integrity of the data collected.

Personal data is collected by means of forms available on the website that you will be asked to complete.

The Alliance Française Bordeaux Nouvelle-Aquitaine is committed to a global approach to respect the confidentiality of the personal data entrusted to it in the context of its activity, through the means of collection available on its website. , this includes requests for contact, information, quotes or account creation.

As such, the Alliance Française Bordeaux Nouvelle-Aquitaine undertakes to use personal data in accordance with the directives of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The data collected through the various contact forms, requests for quotes, information or user account creation are processed by the person in charge of each department concerned (reception, examination, stay, accommodation, culture, management…), enabling him to respond to users, contact them, provide information, make commercial proposals and fulfil his mission of selling French courses, training and diplomas online. Translated with (free version)

The data will never be used for other, unintended purposes, nor passed on to partners, unless the owner of the data has given his consent. No personal information other than that requested in this context is collected without the knowledge of the persons concerned.

Users of the site are kindly reminded that the execution of a contract for the sale of a course, a training course, a diploma or the search for accommodation is subject to the provision of personal data. Users wishing to enter into a sales contract with the website must be aware that failure to provide this data will make it impossible to continue with the contractual process.

In addition, the data collected is stored:

  • for customers: during the entire time of the business relationship. They will be kept for commercial prospecting purposes for a maximum of 10 years from the end of this commercial relationship,
  • for prospects: a maximum of 5 years from their collection by the data controller or from the last contact made by the prospect.

Furthermore, the data collected through the processing of personal data on this site is not transferred outside the territory of the European Union.

Right of rectification

The right to ask the AFBNA to modify your inaccurate information on its database.

Right to erasure

You would like the AFBNA and its subcontractors to delete your information contained in our databases.

Right of opposition and withdrawal of consent

If you do not or no longer wish to appear on a file in our databases, you may do so by exercising one of these rights at any time.

Right of access and interrogation

You have the right to obtain and verify the data that we have collected about you.

Right to limit treatment(s)

You can request the suspension of a processing operation concerning you for the time of a verification (example: for the exercise of the right of opposition, the AFBNA must verify whether there are legitimate reasons justifying the continuation of the processing operation).

Right to portability

It is the right to have one’s personal data transmitted, in a structured, commonly used and computer-readable format, to the AFBNA and its subcontractors, where this is technically possible.

Right to be forgotten in the event of death

The right to define guidelines on the fate of your data after his death. Without instructions from you, after a certain period of inactivity the AFBNA and its subcontractors will delete your data. Nevertheless, your heirs can, after your death, exercise the rights to your data.

Right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés)

You may lodge a complaint if you consider that the processing of your personal data constitutes a violation of the regulations. If you would like further information on your rights, and more particularly on this last right, go to the website of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés:

8. Hypertext links and cookies.

The site contains a certain number of hypertext links to other sites, set up with the authorisation of the site manager. However, the AFBNA is not in a position to verify the content of the sites visited in this way, and therefore assumes no responsibility for it.

Browsing the site is likely to cause the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow identification of the user, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data obtained in this way is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the site, and is also intended to enable various measures of frequentation to be taken.

Refusal to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services. However, the user can configure his computer in the following way to refuse the installation of cookies:

Under Internet Explorer: tool tab (gear icon in the top right-hand corner) / internet options. Click Privacy and choose Block all cookies. Confirm with Ok.

Under Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab. Set the retention rules to: Use custom settings for history. Finally uncheck it to disable cookies.

Under Safari: Click on the menu pictogram (symbolised by a cog) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click View Advanced Settings. In the ‘Privacy’ section, click Content Settings. In the ‘Cookies’ section, you can block cookies.

Under Chrome: Click on the menu pictogram (symbolised by three horizontal lines) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click View Advanced Settings. In the ‘Privacy’ section, click on preferences. In the ‘Privacy’ tab, you can block cookies.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction.

Any dispute relating to the use of the site is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is given to the competent courts of Bordeaux.

10. The main laws concerned.

Law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information, files and freedoms in its latest version of 16 May 2019.

Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 for confidence in the digital economy.

Regulation nᵒ 2016/679, known as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR.

11. Lexicon.

User: Internet user logging on, using the aforementioned site.

Personal data: “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person” (Article 4. 1. Regulation n°2016/679).

Controller: “a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of processing” (Article 4. 7. Regulation n°2016/679).