Fondation Groupe Primonial places great importance on protecting the privacy of the people it supports. It has therefore been careful to adopt and follow a rigorous privacy policy that complies with all applicable regulations.

The Foundation is subject to rules relating to the protection of personal data and in particular the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) n°2016/679 of 27 April 2016, as well as all national laws adopted in application of, or subsidiary to this regulation.

This document contains and describes in a simple and clear manner our policy in this area and informs you of the conditions under which Fondation Groupe Primonial, as data controller, collects and uses your personal data in accordance with the principles of data collection, and the means available to you to control this use and exercise your associated rights.


Personal data: any information or data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (e.g. name, address, contract details, telephone number, photograph, date of birth, IP address).

Name and contact details of the data processor

Fondation Groupe Primonial

6-8 rue du Général Foy

Purposes, legal basis for data processing and types of data processed

As part of the processing of personal data for the purposes set out below, the Foundation may process personal data relating in particular to:

  • The identification of persons (name, surname, email address, postal address, etc.);
  • Financial data (bank account for donations);
  • The operation of your user account on our site.

Personal data collected and processed by the Foundation are used in accordance with the principle of minimising the collection of personal data for the purposes defined below:

  • For the administrative management of volunteer members;
  • For the management of donors and requirements in tax matters;
  • For the management of projects funded by the Foundation;
  • To provide online services: online donations, access to a donor area, responses to requests for contact;
  • To distribute the Foundation newsletter and other information;
  • To conduct statistical analysis of visits and donations to our Website (see Cookies section).

The Foundation only processes data where at least one of the following conditions is met:

  • Consent has been received;
  • There is a legitimate interest for the Foundation that justifies the processing of the personal data involved;
  • For the purposes of executing a contract;
  • Where the Foundation is bound by legal or regulatory requirements that necessitate the processing of personal data.

Personal data is collected when one of our forms is completed, such as: online or paper donation forms, contact form on our Website, online payment, demand for information at events or via Cookies.


A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit a website. Its purpose is to collect information relating to your use of the website.
These files record information which may be used to improve your navigation of the site, adapt the content and optimise certain functions.

They allow us to collect usage data such as your IP address, key words used, origin or length of the visit.

When you visit our Website, two types of cookies are stored on your device:

Technical cookies

These are cookies that are essential to the proper functioning of a website. They make it easier to navigate, ensure the security of the website and give you access to our various services.
Their storage is limited to the 30 minutes after your visit to the Website.

Audience analytics cookies

These are cookies generated by other companies, such as Google Analytics, which allow us to measure the performance of our Website (number of visitors, source of visits, visitor profiles, etc.) and to optimise your user experience.
These cookies are stored for a maximum period of 13 months.

How to set cookie parameters?

You have various means available to you to manage cookies:

  • Set up your web browser so that it offers you the choice of accepting or refusing Cookies before any Cookies are saved to your device.
  • Set up your web browser so that certain Cookies are saved or rejected by your device, either systematically or depending on their source.

More information on cookies can be found at ICO website.

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Data recipients

The Foundation only shares data collected with its internal services and service providers and their staff for the purposes of services they have contracted with the Foundation to provide.
All persons with access to your data are approved and governed by an obligation of confidentiality.

How long your data is stored

The Foundation ensures that your personal data is stored only for the period of time necessary to achieve the purposes set out above or as defined by the applicable legislation.
To determine these periods, we take account of the various purposes for which such data is collected, the personnel involved in its collection and the respect of legal and regulatory requirements governing our actions.

Exercising your rights

In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to access, rectify and delete any personal data held about you, to oppose or limit the processing of your personal data, to transfer your personal data and to define rules for the use of your personal data after your death.

To exercise these rights, you can send a request together with valid proof of identity:


For any further information regarding the Foundation’s personal data protection policy, please contact us by email: or by post: Fondation Groupe Primonial, 6-8 rue du Général Foy, 75008 Paris.
You can also make a claim to the relevant regulatory body. In France this is CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés).
We may make changes to this Personal Data Policy in order to adapt it to changes in our practice or to provide further detail to ensure that it complies with relevant regulations.

Version updated 5 June 2020