Privacy policy

The website is operated by the Company Kovalys Europe, sis 3 rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, W1B 3HH, LONDON, UK, registered under number 12520016, (hereinafter "Kovalys Connect"), having the capacity of data controller or co-controller within the meaning of the regulations on personal data, in particular Regulation (EU) General n°2016-679 on the Protection of Personal Data of Individuals (RGPD).


1. What personal data is processed?

The personal data collected and processed about you is mainly, depending on the Site services used, your choices and the settings on your terminal (in particular with regard to cookies and other tracers): your surname, first name, title, e-mail address, telephone number (hereinafter the "Data").


We may allow you to share information relating to our Services on the websites (in their fixed or mobile versions, including the corresponding applications) of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), in particular via share buttons. We remind you that access to these Social Networks requires your acceptance of their contractual conditions, which include provisions relating to the Personal Data Regulations for the processing carried out by them, independently of our pages on said Social Networks.


To learn more about the protection of your Personal Data when browsing these Social Networks, we invite you to consult their respective privacy policies.


2. How do we collect your personal data?

This Data is collected on the basis of your consent.


3. Why do we collect your personal data?

Your Data are collected in order to :

  • Allow you to comment on our publications and use our interactive services;

  • Offer you content and advertising tailored to your interests;

  • Allow you to access our content without being authenticated;

  • Manage and optimize customer relations;

  • Enable you to participate in online exchanges ("chats");

  • Send you information about our offers, news and events (newsletters, alerts, invitations and other publications), in particular by means of campaigns on social networks;

  • Statistics and audience measurement.


The Data required by Kovalys Connect to fulfill the purposes described above are indicated by an asterisk on the different pages of the Website. If you do not fill in these mandatory fields, Kovalys Connect will not be able to respond to your requests and/or provide you with the requested products and services.


4. To whom do we pass on your personal data?


Your Data is processed by Kovalys Connect. They will not be transferred or made accessible to any third party, except for (i) possible subcontractors of Kovalys Connect for exclusively technical and logistical reasons (hosting and maintenance service providers, payment and fraud management service providers, moderators, database management service providers) and (ii) any restructuring of our company, including total or partial transfer of assets, merger, acquisition, spin-off and more generally any reorganization operation.


Your Data may be used to manage and optimize customer relations and, unless you object, to send you information on offers and news, in particular by means of advertising campaigns on social networks. Social network companies and e-mailing service providers may therefore be recipients of your Data.


It may also be shared, subject to your consent, with Kovalys Connect's partner companies.

Our audience measurement and advertising content improvement partners may receive your Data.

Finally, Kovalys Connect may disclose your Data to third parties when such disclosure is required by law, regulation or court order, or if such disclosure is necessary to protect and defend its rights.


5. What are your rights?

In accordance with the regulations in force, you have the right to access and rectify your Data, as well as to request its deletion, to object to its processing and to obtain its limitation or portability insofar as this is applicable.


You may also object to your Data being used to compile your customer profile, in which case you will no longer be able to benefit from personalized offers or services.


These rights may be exercised directly with Kovalys Connect by e-mail to Proof of identity may be requested.


In addition, you may at any time ask to be removed from our mailing list for offers, news and events by using the hypertext link provided in each e-mail we send you. 


6. How long do we keep your personal data?


Data used for the purpose of sending communications relating to offers, news and events proposed by Kovalys Connect will be kept for a period of three (3) years from their collection or from your last contact with Kovalys Connect. At the end of this period, Kovalys Connect may contact you again to find out whether you wish to continue to receive communications relating to our offers, news and events. Your Data will also be destroyed as soon as possible after your request to unsubscribe.


Lastly, the connection logs collected, subject to your agreement, within the framework of the cookies and other tracers implemented on our Site, will be kept in accordance with the applicable regulations for a period not exceeding thirteen (13) months. 


7. Contact details for the Data Protection Officer (DPO) and right to lodge a complaint


If you have any questions about the collection and processing of your Data by Kovalys Connect, you can contact the Data Protection Officer by email at the following address:


You also have the right to complain to the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07, about the way in which Kovalys Connect collects and processes your Data.