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Privacy Policy

1.  Identification

French Skills Db  is established at the following address  :  . 95, boulevard Carnot  ,  59000 Lille


2.  Preamble

French Skills Db processes personal data concerning you as data controller in the context of the use of its website accessible through the following address  :  https //   and the commercial prospecting operations it carries out. 

It respects privacy and protects the personal data of users of the services it offers.


3.  Object

The purpose of this policy is in particular to inform users of the methods of collection, processing and use of their personal data and of their rights in terms of the protection of personal data.  with regard to the provisions applicable in the matter, in particular the law 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms known as "  Computing and Freedom  "  amended and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).


4.  When do we process data  ?

The data concerning you are in particular collected or processed in whole or in part on the occasion of  :

  • - the creation of a database using public data; 

  • - the creation of your account on the site  ;

  • - carrying out your procedures online;

  • - administrative and commercial management of the account  ;

  • - monitoring of external communication operations 

Data is collected indirectly through public information available on social networks or directly from you, at your request and when using forms available on the website.  https: //  


When personal data of the type "  professional  »Are collected indirectly, we make sure to:

  • - inform you at the time of collection that your email address will be used for prospecting purposes,

  • - put you in a position to oppose this use in a simple and free manner.

The subject of our requests is in any case related to your professional life.


5.  What categories of collected data do we process  ?

In the context of the use of the website services several types of personal data may be collected.

Mainly the data collected corresponding to the following categories  :

  • - identity data (name, first name, email address, etc.);

  • - data relating to professional life (professional contact details, position or position held, company, etc.)  ;

  • - data relating to the monitoring of the commercial relationship (customer comments, etc.)  ;

  • - connection data (date, time, Internet address, visitor's computer protocol, page viewed, etc.);

Mandatory data is indicated in the collection forms with an asterisk. In their absence, the service related to this collection may not be provided.


We may collect your personal data including:

  • - through the contracts taken out  ;

  • - via our website;

  • - through orders placed and call centers;

  • - via social media and branded communication channels (eg: Twitter, Linkedin);

  • - or when you give them to us on a voluntary basis, in particular for our loyalty program.


6.  The legal bases of our processing


We only carry out data processing if at least one of the following conditions is met  :

  • - your consent to the processing operations has been obtained  ;

  • - the existence of our legitimate interest, or that of a third party, which justifies that we implement the processing of personal data concerned  ;

  • - the execution of a contract which binds us to you requires that we implement the processing of the personal data concerned  ;

  • - we are bound by legal and regulatory obligations which require the implementation of the processing of personal data concerned.

We believe that our legitimate interest is combined with yours  : It is indeed in our interest but also in yours, as a professional, to be informed and to make you aware of the evolution of your individual rights to vocational training (since January 1, 2019) and on the subject broad proficiency in French.


7.  For what purposes are data collected  ?

According to the case,  French Skills Db  processes your data in whole or in part for the following main purposes  :

  • - commercial prospecting from professional to professional  ;

  • - management and monitoring of the relationship with customers in general;

  • - management and follow-up of registrations as well as customer service;

  • - management of customer accounts; 

  • - sales and marketing management;

  • - measurement of quality and satisfaction;

  • - segmentation and personalization of offers  


8.  Who are they transmitted to?

The processed data is intended for the following persons, as the case may be.  :

  • - our customer service  ; 

  • - our sales force  ;

  • - our  professors

In addition, the data may be communicated to any authority legally entitled to know about it, in particular in the event of judicial requisition from judicial, police or administrative authorities.

The transfer of this data is governed by standard contractual clauses signed with each of our partners in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of your data.


9.  How long is the data kept  ?

French Skills Db  keeps your data according to a retention period policy set so that the data is kept for a period proportional to the purpose for which it was collected.

For prospects, they are not kept for longer than three (3) years from the last contact.


10.  What are your rights  ?

In accordance with the provisions of the law of January 6, 1978,  modified, you have a right of access, interrogation and rectification of the data but also to request a limitation of the processing of your personal data, of portability of your data, to lodge a complaint with an authority of control and define guidelines for the fate of your data after your death.

You also have a right to object for a legitimate reason that the personal data concerning you are being processed, and a right to object to your data being used for such purposes. prospecting in particular commercial. When the data processing that we implement is based on your consent, you can withdraw it at any time. We will then stop processing your personal data without the previous operations for which you had consented being called into question.

You also have the right, depending on the case, for your data to be rectified, completed, updated, locked or deleted when they are inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, out of date, or whose collection, use, communication or retention is prohibited.

You can exercise your rights by contacting .

However, with regard to the exercise of the right to information, we may not have the obligation to act on it if:

  • - you already have this information;

  • - the recording or communication of your personal data is expressly provided for by law;

  • - communication of information proves impossible;

  • - communication of information would require disproportionate efforts.


For the sake of confidentiality and the protection of personal data,  French Skills Db  must ensure the identity of the user before responding to his request. Also, any request for the exercise of these rights must be accompanied by a copy of a signed identity document.


11.  Cookies and other trackers

French Skills Db  uses  cookies on its website.

Cookies are data used by a server to send status information to a user's browser, and by that browser to send status information back to the origin server.

The status information can be, for example, a session identifier, a language, an expiration date, a response domain, etc.

Cookies make it possible to keep, for the duration of the validity of the cookie concerned, status information when a browser accesses the various pages of a website or when this browser subsequently returns to this website.

Only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information contained therein.

There are different types of cookies  :

  • - session cookies which disappear as soon as you leave the site concerned  ;

  • - permanent cookies which remain on your terminal until the expiration of their lifetime or until you delete them using the functions of your browser.

Some of these cookies have the sole purpose of enabling or facilitating electronic communication.

Others are strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at your express request.

Still others are used with the aim of improving navigation by analyzing the navigation of Internet users.

The main purposes of the cookies used are  :

  • - to count visitors and identify the way in which they use the sites  ;

  • - to count and differentiate the visits  ;

  • - to adapt the display according to your preferences and according to the characteristics of your terminal  ;

  • - identify by which site or search engine you arrived on our sites  ;

  • - manage and monitor your choices in terms of cookies  ;

  • - manage user sessions and your browser functionalities

-  to produce statistics  and analyzes  traffic and use, navigation, and audience measurements of the sites and their various spaces with a view in particular to their improvement.

French Skills Db, during your visit, informs you of the use of cookies which analyze your navigation to obtain statistics on the navigation route, the number of visits to its sites and typical configurations. Failure to modify the settings of your internet browser after reading this notice constitutes consent to the implementation of said cookies.

If you wish to refuse them, you have several means defined below.

The user can configure his browser to accept or refuse cookies on a case-by-case basis prior to their installation. In addition, the user can also regularly delete cookies from his terminal via his browser.

For the management of cookies and user choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of the browser used, it allows you to know how to modify your preferences in terms of cookies. For exemple  :

In any case, the user can go to the help section of his browser to find out how his browser allows him to choose the cookies accepted or refused.

It follows from the above that the recording of a cookie in your terminal is essentially subordinate to your will, which you can express and modify at any time and free of charge through the choices offered to you by your browser software.

If your browser is configured to accept cookies on your terminal, cookies integrated into the pages and content that you have viewed may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space on your terminal. They will be readable only by their issuer.

Conversely, you can configure your browser to refuse cookies. In this regard, your attention is drawn to the fact that by setting your browser to refuse cookies, certain functionalities, pages, spaces of the sites may not be accessible, for which the co-editors cannot be responsible.

We also draw the user's attention to the fact that, when the user opposes the installation or use of a cookie, a refusal cookie may be installed on his terminal equipment. However, if this refusal cookie is deleted, it will no longer be possible to identify the user as having refused the use of cookies.

Do not forget to configure all the browsers of your various terminals (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.).


12.  What security measures are implemented  ?

Concerned with guaranteeing the security of your data, French Skills Db takes  all the necessary precautions, whether physical, logical, administrative or organizational, with regard to the nature of the data it processes and the risks presented by the various processing operations, to preserve the security of the data and prevent them from being distorted , damaged or accessed by unauthorized third parties.

These measures include in particular:

  • - the use of secure servers provided by OVH (

  • - the use of HTTPS

  • - constant updating of our systems with the latest software and patches

  • - the use of third-party services with a good security policy

In the event of subcontracting of part or all of the processing of personal data, French Skills Db contractually imposes on its subcontractors guarantees of security and confidentiality of personal data by means of technical measures to protect this data and the appropriate human resources.


13.  Update of the data protection policy

1.  The privacy policy is subject to change or change at any time.

2.  In case of modification, the new confidentiality policy will be notified when logging into the personal space.

3.  Last modification  : the 06/07/2020

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