Data Management

Privacy and data protection policy

CETIC is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of its partners and users of its website. CETIC undertakes to respect the confidentiality of collected personal data that it is required to treat during its activities, as controller, as described below.
The purpose of this page is to provide the information required by the applicable regulations and by the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regarding the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation or "GDPR").

Processing of personal data


Contact form

The visitor can communicate via a form on the contact page of this website. The data (Name and Surname, Company and Email address) is collected if the visitor subscribes to the newsletter by ticking the box ’newsletter’ (consent), or if its request is related to a research project or a valuation contract.

Log management
The IP addresses of visitors are temporarily stored in a log file, whose access is restricted. The use of such files ensures the proper functioning of the web server and its security.

Part of the collected IP address is used, but not retained, for rough geolocation purposes, in order to collect the necessary metrics in terms of dissemination in relation to the conditions of accreditation as an Applied Research Center. CETIC is not able to personally identify the visitor. The website does not use cookies or tracking script, and does not use third-party services for analytics.

Customer Relationship Management

CETIC can register the professional contact details of the people with whom it collaborates whether they are involved in R & D projects, industrial contracts, or if they have registered via the contact form. The following data are recorded: first and last name, company, telephone and e-mail address; as well as information about related projects or missions. These data are kept as long as the project or mission archives.


The CETIC can send by email newsletters to disseminate its results of projects, the technological watch carried out by its research as well as the IT events in which the center is involved. The recipient can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.


The personal data processed by CETIC are collected and stored in a secure environment. CETIC staff is obliged to respect the confidentiality of these data.

To ensure the security of your personal data, the following measures are implemented:

  • SSL protocol
  • Access Management
  • Authorized Person
  • Network Monitoring Scripts
  • Computer Backup
  • Firewall (firewalls)
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)

CETIC is committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by incorporating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of data.

User rights

CETIC is committed to recognizing user rights under GDPR Articles 12-23:

  • Information and access to personal data
  • Rectification and erasing
  • Opposition
  • Limitations of treatment

CETIC undertakes to respond to requests to allow users to exercise their rights. For this, it is possible to join the CETIC (see contact page). CETIC is committed to respond to the requests.