Vilmorin & Cie undertakes that the collection and processing of your data complies with the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament with regard to the protection of persona data. Vilmorin & Cie is committed to collecting and processing data of a personal nature of third parties only for specific and legitimate use and in accordance with the purpose of processing operations. Only useful and necessary information will be kept with regard to the objectives pursued.
In addition, with regards to the processing of personal data, Vilmorin & Cie undertakes to comply with the laws of those countries in which it operates, such as those laws relating to the principle of time limits for data storage, the right of consultation, of rectification, portability, deletion or opposition to data processing.
Vilmorin & Cie guarantees the security, confidentiality and integrity of personal data of third parties.
To ensure the protection of personal data, Vilmorin & Cie has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO), who ensures, in an independent manner, that an organization applies the laws protecting individuals’ personal data.
We invite you to visit the CNIL website to familiarize yourself with the concept of personal data.
2- Personal data we collect from you
Personal data that Vilmorin & Cie collects on its website is used for managing our relationship with you and the processing of your request and when we send our publications to you.
We collect information by which you may be personally identified directly from you when you provide it to us and/or when we collect automatically.
Vilmorin & Cie is committed to collecting and processing data of a personal nature of third parties only for specific and legitimate use and in accordance with the purpose of processing operations.
2.1 Type of data
a. Personal data collected through the subscription to our publication
Vilmorin & Cie collects your personal data when you subscribe to our publication. Those personal data are:
- Your name
- Your surname
- Your profil
- Your mail
- If you are a Vilmorin & Cie shareholder
b. Personal data we collect automatically
We may collect information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns automatically as you navigate through the Site. Information collected automatically may include the following types of information:
- Details of your visit to the Site
- IP Address
- Browser type
- Operating system
c. Personal data collected through the Vilmorin & Cie shareholder analysis and through the sending of publications
Vilmorin & Cie may collect personal data through the Vilmorin & Cie shareholder analysis and through the sending of publications.
- Your civility
- Your name
- Your surname
- Your country of residence and of origin
- Your date of birth
- Your securities with Vilmorin & Cie
- Your address
2.2 Legal basis
Regarding personal data you provide to us (cf. 2.1a, c), Vilmorin & Cie use his legitimate interest as the legal basis for processing your data. This information is used to enable us to respond to or following up on your comments, queries or questions.
2.3 Retention period
Vilmorin & Cie will not hold your personal information for any purpose or purposes for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes we collect it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Vilmorin & Cie will kept your personal data regarding your subscription to our publication until you unsubscribe. You can find “an unsubscribe link” directly on the email.
Vilmorin & Cie will kept your personal data regarding data collected automatically for thirteen (13) months.
Data collected through the Vilmorin & Cie shareholder analysis will be kept for two (2) years.
3- Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers within Europe. We are committed to keeping your personal information secure, nevertheless the transmission of information online via the internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal information, but the full security of the data provided cannot be guaranteed.
4- Recipients of your personal data
The recipients of your personal data are limited exclusively to the people who have a need to know such information to perform their responsibilities.
Therefore, are likely to know your personal data:
- Limagrain: Limagrain may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This transfer respect the same purposes of the initial processing set out in this policy.
- Data processor:
- Through the Vilmorin & Cie shareholder analysis: Euroclear which provides Vilmorin & Cie with the details of the bearer shareholders; BNP Paribas Securities Services, which provides Vilmorin & Cie with contact details for registered shareholders.
- Through the Site management: Ultro may access your personal data.
Limagrain is an international group and may transfer your personal data within the Group.
Therefore, Vilmorin & Cie undertakes to carry out these transfers with appropriate guarantees, as provided by Article 46 of the Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.
5- Security of your personal pata
Vilmorin & Cie ensure your data remains secure and confidential, including certain processing carried out by subcontractors.
For this purpose, the appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration and deletion of your personal data. These measures are adapted according to its level of sensitivity.
Due to the nature of information technologies, we cannot assure you against a malicious attack on data (including personal data) such as those using unknown vulnerabilities. Nevertheless, we are committed notifying you without undue delay after becoming aware of it.
6- Yours rights regarding your personal data
Vilmorin & Cie collect your personal data. Data protection legislation provides you with certain rights when it comes to the processing of your information. These rights are:
- Right to be informed
- Right of access
- Right to rectification
- Right to erasure
- Right to restrict processing
- Right to data portability
- Right to object
In order to exercise these rights, please contact the following address: GDPR@vilmorincie.com
or by post at:
Vilmorin & Cie
Data Protection Officer
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. However, if you’re not happy with how we collect or process your information and after contacting us, you can also make a complaint to the French administrative authority on Personal Data (www.cnil.fr). However, if you are located in an European country you can also file your complaint at your local personal data authority.
Last update November 13th, 2018.