Privacy Policy

The Cercle des économistes is concerned about ensuring the security and confidentiality of personal data that may be processed in the course of carrying out its activities and providing services. The purpose of this personal data protection policy is to inform you of the commitments made by the Cercle des économistes to protect the privacy of citizens.

1. What data is collected?

Le Cercle des économistes minimizes the collection of any data and ensures that only data that is strictly necessary for the purpose for which it is collected is processed. Le Cercle des économistes takes care not to process sensitive data.

When you enter information directly (in particular via forms), your data is provided with full knowledge of the facts. No personal information of any person, including any user of the or site, is published without your knowledge, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only the hypothesis of the acquisition of the Cercle des économistes or its rights would allow the transmission of this information to the potential purchaser, who would, in turn, be bound by the same obligation of data retention and protection.

When using the or website, the following information may be collected:

Browsing the or site may result in the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file which does not allow the user to be identified, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data obtained in this way is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing of the site, and is also used to measure visitor numbers.

Refusal to install a cookie may prevent you from accessing certain services. The user may, however, configure his or her computer as follows to refuse the installation of cookies:

  • Internet Explorer: Tools tab (cog-shaped icon at top right) / Internet options. Click on Privacy and choose Block all cookies. Confirm with Ok.
  • Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab. Set Retention rules to: use custom settings for history. Finally, uncheck it to disable cookies.
  • Safari: Click on the menu icon (symbolized by a cog) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on Content settings. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.
  • Under Chrome: Click on the menu icon (symbolized by three horizontal lines) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on preferences. In the “Privacy” tab, you can block cookies.

2. What are the purposes of the processing of personal data?

The processing carried out by the Cercle des économistes serves an explicit, legitimate and specific purpose. The data collected is mainly used for the following purposes:

  • manage your registration for events organized by the Cercle des économistes ;
  • managing your subscriptions to the publications of the Cercle des économistes;
  • improving your digital experience on our media and in particular our websites.

3. What are the rights of data subjects?

Any person affected by the processing of his or her personal data has the following rights.

A right to information

Le Cercle des économistes informs you about the processing of personal data that it implements in a clear manner as soon as your data is collected. This information covers :

  • the identity and contact details of the controller and, where applicable, of the controller’s representative;
  • if applicable, the contact details of the data protection officer ;
  • the purposes of the processing for which the personal data are intended and the legal basis for the processing;
  • where applicable, the legitimate interests pursued by the Cercle des économistes or by a third party;
  • the recipients or categories of recipients of personal data;
  • where applicable, the fact that the Cercle des économistes intends to transfer personal data to a third country or to an international organisation;
  • the length of time personal data will be kept or the criteria used to determine this length of time ;
  • the existence of the right to ask the Cercle des économistes for access to personal data, their rectification or deletion, or a restriction on processing, or the right to object to processing and the right to data portability, as well as the possibility of defining the fate of one’s data after one’s death;
  • the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent given prior to withdrawal;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL;
  • information on whether the requirement to provide personal data is of a regulatory or contractual nature, or whether it is a condition for the conclusion of a contract, and whether the data subject is obliged to provide the personal data, as well as on the possible consequences of failing to provide such data;
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, as well as useful information concerning the underlying logic, and the importance and expected consequences of such processing.

The medium for this information varies according to the characteristics of the processing (collection form, information panel for the video, etc.).

A right to object

You may object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your data, except where this is required by law.

A right of access

You can contact the Cercle des économistes to find out whether data concerning you is being processed. The Cercle des économistes may, however, refuse the request for access in cases determined by legal provisions. The Cercle des économistes is not obliged to respond to requests that are manifestly abusive, notably by their number, repetitive or systematic nature (for example, a request for a full copy of a recording every week).

A right to rectification

You may ask the Cercle des économistes to rectify inaccurate or incomplete personal data.

A right to be forgotten

You can ask the Cercle des économistes to delete your data in compliance with the applicable provisions on the protection of personal data.

A right to restriction of processing

You may ask the Cercle des économistes to limit the processing of your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions.

A right to data portability

You may request the portability of your data from the Cercle des économistes, provided that you can demonstrate compliance with the legal conditions applicable to data portability.

4. Where can I exercise my rights?

You can exercise your rights by sending a letter to :

Cercle des économistes SAS
16 rue Jean Mermoz
75008 Paris

or by email at:

To exercise your rights, you must send us your request accompanied by a copy of an identity document.