Data Protection Policy
Who are we?
Evolitude SAS is a French company that provides training courses via its French website https://evolitude.com and its English website https://mymanagementskills.com
Evolitude is committed to ongoing compliance with the General Data Protection Act to ensure that user data is collected and used in a transparent, confidential and secure manner.
Personal Data Protection Policy
What data is collected and why?
We collect and process personal data when you surf our website and when you create an account on our platform. Upon registration we ask you for a valid email address in order to use this data for the creation of an account, the sending of informative emails and notifications, as well as our newsletter. To complete your profile, we collect your full name, postal address, IP address and optionally your avatar, interests, employment status and main reasons for registering.
Evolitude may conduct customer satisfaction surveys via a survey tool or ask you to write a review of the training you have received. These surveys are optional, conducted for the purpose of continuous improvement of our services, and may be used anonymously to market the Website.
Evolitude uses analytics tools to track the courses users take, the videos they watch, and the courses they complete. The information collected is used to track your progress, propose suitable courses and generally improve your user experience.
A “cookie” is a text file stored on your computer when you visit our platform. It allows us to remember your preferences on the Website, thus contributing to the optimization and customization of our Services on our platform.
Cookies also allow us to see and understand how our platform is used by users. We automatically collect your IP address and information about your use of our Site. This allows our platform to remember who you are when a connection is made between the server and your web browser. The information previously provided in a web form can thus be retained.
We use different types of cookies on our site
Cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of our platform. They allow you to use the main features of our platform (for example, access to your account). Without these cookies, you will not be able to use our platform normally.
“Analytical” cookies: in order to improve our services, we use audience measurement cookies such as the number of pages viewed, the number of visits, the activity of Users and their frequency of return, primarily through the services of Google Analytics. These cookies only allow the establishment of statistical studies on User traffic on our platform, the results of which are completely anonymous, to enable us to know the use and performance of our platform and to improve its operation. Accepting these cookies is a necessary condition for using our platform. Should you refuse them, we cannot guarantee you an optimal use of our platform.
Functional cookies: These are cookies that allow us to personalize your experience on our platform by remembering your preferences (such as sharing cookies from social media sites). These cookies may be placed by a third party on our behalf, but they are not permitted to use them for any purpose other than those mentioned.
Targeting cookies: These cookies are related to services provided by third parties, such as the “Like” or “Share” buttons. These cookies are placed by third parties.
Types of cookies used
The following types of cookies are used on this Website:
· “Temporary” cookies: this type of cookie is active in your browser until you leave our platform and expires if you do not access the Website for a certain period of time.
If you have an account and log in to our website, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal information and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will use a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, and the lifetime of a screen preference cookie is one year. Your login cookie will be retained for two weeks if you check the “Remember me” box. Logging out of your account will erase the login cookie.
By editing or publishing a post, an additional cookie will be stored on your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the publication you just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
To leave a comment on our website, you will be asked to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
· “Permanent” or “tracking” cookies: This type of cookie remains in the cookie file of your browser for a longer period of time, depending on your web browser settings. Permanent cookies are also known as tracking cookies.
Use of Third Party Cookies
We may use third-party partners, such as Google Analytics, to track the activity of visitors to our platform or to identify your interests on our platform and to personalize the offers made to you on our platform or outside our platform. The information that may be collected by third party advertisers in this manner may include data such as geolocation data or contact information, such as email addresses. The privacy policies of these third-party advertisers provide additional information about how cookies are used. We ensure that partner companies agree to process information collected on our platform exclusively for our purposes and in accordance with our guidelines, in compliance with EU regulations, and agree to implement appropriate security and privacy measures.
You can deactivate cookies at any time by changing the settings of your browser (procedures may vary, please consult the help section of the browser you are using). Please note that disabling cookies may reduce or prevent access to some or all of the features of our platform.
If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Visitors to the website can download and extract location data from these images.
You will only be subscribed to our newsletter (via Mailchimp) by double opt-in. You have the possibility of ignoring the email confirming your subscription to our newsletter. You will then not be subscribed to the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from Evolitude’s newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in each of our emails or by contacting us.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after a year.
Embedded contents from other websites
Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Embedded content from other websites will behave in the same way as if the visitor were on that other website.
Targeted advertising on third party sites
- you surf our platform and applications
- create, edit and access your personal account
- fill out a contact form
- contact our Customer Service
Is your information shared with third parties?
Evolitude does not sell or rent your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes. Personal data collected by Evolitude is intended for our own use and may be passed on to subcontractors that Evolitude may use to perform a service.
Evolitude works closely with third party companies that may have access to your personal data, particularly when we use search engine and analytics providers to improve and optimize our platform. We may aggregate data about you that we receive or send to our partners via cookies. We transfer and store your data within the European Union and also outside the European Union in the United States. The U.S. entities to which we transfer your data have joined the Privacy Shield or have entered into standard operating and contractual clauses established by the European Commission to govern and secure your data. We may use the services of these companies to respond to your requests, provide customer support, provide online payment tools, perform analytics, marketing and advertising services, or provide email and SMS services.
For how long do we keep users’ personal data?
Personal data provided by Users will be deleted after a certain period of time, depending on the type of data. To permit account recovery in the event of a forgotten password after a prolonged period without logging in to the Site, your email will be retained for security purposes. We keep your data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, in accordance with legal requirements.
Your data will be retained for 5 years after your last use of our platform, if you did not close your account;
We will keep your data for 2 years after your account has been suspended or blocked in order to prevent you from circumventing the rules in force on our platform.
When you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
We also store the personal data of users who register on our website (if possible) via their profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except for their username). Site managers can also view and modify this information.
What are your rights?
If you have an account or have left comments on our website, you can request a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including the data you have provided to us. You may also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
In accordance with the regulations in force, users of our platform have the following rights:
Access and rectification rights:
- Rights to update User data;
- Rights to block or delete Users’ personal data, when they are inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated, or whose collection, use, communication or storage is prohibited;
- Right to withdraw consent at any time;
- Right to object to the processing of personal data;
- Right to transfer the data provided by the Users, when such data are subject to automated processing based on their consent or a contract.
For any request to rectify or oppose the processing of your personal data, you can send an email to email@example.com or write to the following address Evolitude – 41 rue de la Croix, 80220 Maisnières – FRANCE
Your requests will be processed within 30 days. In addition to your request, we will ask you to attach a photocopy of a proof of identity in order to verify your identity.
You have, in accordance with article 13 of the general regulation on data protection, the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
How is your personal data protected?
Evolitude applies generally accepted technological and organizational security measures to ensure that personal data collected is not lost, misappropriated, accessed, altered or disclosed by unauthorized third parties, unless disclosure is required by applicable law, including at the request of a judicial, police or gendarmerie authority or any other legally authorized authority. Personal data security also depends on the Users. Users undertake to keep their login and password confidential. Members also agree not to share their account and to report to Evolitude any unauthorized use of their account if they become aware of such use.
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