Privacy Policy



Contact address:
Postal address:
VINOVAE (hereinafter referred to “the company”)
69009 – LYON – FRANCE
Phone: +33 (0)986 441 414
Date last updated: October 2021
Data retention period: 3 years
The website address is:

General information

The purpose of this page is to inform our website visitors about the collecting and processing of personal data.

We strive to ensure that our organization and technical solutions deployed respect data protection rights, with specific reference to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The period of time your personal information will be retained for is stated in the preamble.

Please note that this privacy policy may be amended or added to at any time, in particular in order to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological developments.

If such is the case, the date of update will be clearly stated at the top of this privacy policy.

These amendments are binding on the user as soon as they are posted online.

We recommend you check this privacy policy from time to time to stay informed of our procedures and rules pertaining to your personal information.

Personal Data

Data submitted should not include sensitive personal information, such as official identifiers (e.g. social security, driver’s license, or taxpayer identification numbers), full credit card or personal bank account numbers, medical records, or information relating to health care claims associated with individuals.


By filling in a contact form on our website, you agree and consent that the company may collect, process, store and/or use the personal data submitted (limited to information relevant to the purpose of the processing).

By giving us your consent, you also retain the right to rectify, the right to be forgotten and/or the right to have your personal data erased.

(Contact address stated in the preamble)

Purpose of the processing

The main purpose of collecting your personal data on this website is to be able to contact you in a personalized manner.

For this purpose, you agree that we can use your personal data to:

– perform our services within the framework of a commercial relationship – establish commercial proposals – resolve any problems in order to improve the use of our website and our services – personalize, assess, and improve our services, content, and documentation – analyze the volume and history of your use of our services – inform you about our services and those of our partner companies – regularly check your data in order to guarantee the relevance of our actions – comply with our legal and regulatory obligations

Recipient of personal data

The company hereby undertakes not to rent, sell, or transfer to third parties any personal data that you may send via the contact forms on this website.

The personal data collected on the website is intended for the company’s own use.

Personal data protection rights

You have the following rights with regard to your personal information, which you may exercise by contacting us at the address mentioned in the preamble.

Right of access and communication of data

You have the right to access personal information that concerns you.

However, due to the security and confidentiality obligations for processing personal data that apply to the company, you are informed that your request can only be processed if you can provide proof of your identity, in particular by producing a scan of a valid identity document (in the event you make a request using our online contact form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity document (if you make a written request).

If necessary the company hereby informs you that it is entitled to refuse requests that are clearly abusive (too numerous, repetitive, or automatic).

To help you with the procedure, especially if you wish to exercise your right of access using the address (contact address mentioned in the preamble), by clicking on the following link you will find a letter template in French prepared by the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”).

We also ask you to prove your identity with two acceptable forms of identification.

Right to rectify data

Under this right and if applicable, legislation entitles you to request the rectification, updating, blocking or erasure of any of your personal data that may be inaccurate, incorrect, incomplete or obsolete.

Furthermore, you may give general and specific directives pertaining to the fate of your personal data after your death.

If appropriate, the heirs of a deceased person may request that the death of their relative be taken into account and/or request that any updates required be made.

To help you with this process, especially if you would like to exercise the right of rectification on your own account or that of a deceased relative, by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, by clicking on the following link you will find a letter template prepared by the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL).

We also ask you to prove your identity with two acceptable forms of identification.

Right to object

The exercise of this right is only possible in one of the following two situations:1.

When the exercise of this right is based on legitimate grounds; or2.

When the exercise of this right aims to prevent the data collected from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

To help you with this process, particularly if you wish to exercise your right to object by means of a written request sent to the postal address indicated below, by clicking on the following link you will find a letter template prepared by the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL).

We also ask you to prove your identity with two acceptable forms of identification.


The company hereby undertakes to respond to your request to access, rectify or object or to any other additional request for information within a reasonable period of time which may not exceed one month following receipt of your request.

Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the French Data Protection Law of 1978, amended by the Law of June 20, 2018, you have the right to access, rectify, object to and erase your personal data, and to restrict processing and data portability thereof. You can exercise this right by contacting us at the details stated below:



As a general rule, the company uses cookies and tracking to improve and personalize the website and/or measure its audience.

Cookies are data files saved on your computer’s hard drive when you browse the internet, including this website.

Cookies are not used to collect personal data without your knowledge but to record information pertaining to your browsing on the website which may be directly read by the company during your subsequent website visits and requests.

We hereby inform the user that they can deactivate cookie use by selecting the relevant browser settings.

However, such deactivation could prevent use of certain website features.

The user is hereby informed that they may oppose cookie storage by changing their computer settings as follows:

To find out how to change your cookie preferences, here are links to access the appropriate menu in your browser: Chrome: Firefox: Microsoft Edge: Opera: Safari:  For more information on cookie management tools, you can consult the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) website:

First-party cookies required for the website to function

These cookies enable the website to operate in an optimal manner.

You can refuse and delete them using your browser settings, however your user experience may be adversely affected.

Audience measurement cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”).

Google Analytics uses cookies to help the company analyze how its users use the website.

Information generated by the cookies pertaining to the user’s browsing of the website (including their IP address) will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information to assess the user’s website use, compile reports for the company on website activity, and to provide other services pertaining to website activity and internet use.

Google may also disclose this information to third parties if required to do so by legislation, or if these third parties process this information on Google’s behalf, including the company, who is the editor of this website.

Google will not cross-reference the user’s IP address with any other information held by Google.

By using this website, the user expressly consents to processing of their personal data by Google in the manner and for the purposes laid down hereinabove.

This information will be stored on the user’s computer for two weeks.

Third-party cookies intended to improve website interactivity

The website uses certain services offered by third-party websites.

These features use third-party cookies placed directly on your device by these services.

When you first visit the company’s website, a headline banner informs you of the presence of these cookies and asks you to state your choice.

They are only placed on your device if you accept them or if you continue browsing the website by visiting a second page of the company.

You may check and change your cookies settings at any time in order to accept or refuse them (see above).


No license or any other right than that of consulting the websites is conferred on anyone as regards intellectual property rights.

Reproduction of documents, visuals or texts from the websites is authorized solely for personal and private information purposes; any reproduction or use of copies made for other purposes is expressly forbidden.


In order to take full advantage of all features of the company’s website, use of the latest versions of the free browsers Microsoft Internet or Firefox is highly recommended.


The company has made every effort to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate.

Under no circumstances may the company be held liable for any ad hoc or unexpected errors that may occur on its websites.

The company declines all responsibility concerning the information available on its websites.

The company does not guarantee that the server hosting the websites is free from viruses or that a technical problem may arise that could damage components of the user’s computer or any data that may be stored thereon.

Under no circumstances may the company or any of its suppliers be held liable for any damage that may occur when connecting to the websites” (article 4 of French law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978).