École des Ponts Business School's Privacy Policy

About GDPR and Privacy

This privacy policy explains the ways in which any personal data Ecole des Ponts Business School (“we”) collect from you using this site/application is used and how we keep it secure. It also describes our policy relating to the use of cookies. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and cookie usage.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we, École des Ponts Business School, act as the “controller” for the personal data provided to us. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and complying with data protection regulations.

What information do we collect?

École des Ponts Business School collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the website when users request general information, request a brochure, begin the application process for one of our programs, register for an event, etc. You are informed of the nature of the data collected and whether or not providing the data is compulsory by informative notices displayed at the time the data is requested from you on the site. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of a unique access ID and contact information such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.

We also use cookies to gather general visitor information that might include:

1) Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information for using the site/application, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

2) Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstreamed to, through and from the site/application (including date and time); page response times, download errors, timing of your responses, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

Why do we collect your information?

We use the information gathered through cookies to enhance your use of this site/application.

When you submit a form we use the personal data that we collect about you to provide you with information about our school and programs and to help us manage any application we might receive from you.

How long do we keep your information?

We will keep the information that you provide for up to 60 months and may use it in relation to any further requests for information or applications that you make to us during that time.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We will not share the personal data that you submit via the site/application outside our organization unless and to the extent that:

  • We outsource any aspect of our marketing or application process;
  • We are under a duty to disclose or share that information in order to comply with any legal obligation; or
  • Such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of our organization, our customers, or others.

Will we transfer your information outside of Europe?

The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating inside or outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers or partner institutions. By submitting your information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy statement.

Do we use cookies?

The site/application uses cookies for the purposes of site/application functionality. Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They are used by most websites to tailor information and marketing messages to better suit your needs, as well as to store login or personal information for your convenience. Most web browsers allow some control over most cookies through the browser settings. For detailed information on cookies, and how to manage them, we suggest that you visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Types of cookies used on this site/application:

1) Analytics & Tracking – We use these to understand how the site/application is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is anonymous.

2) Remarketing — We use these cookies to show relevant adverts to users who have previously visited our site/application, as they browse other websites. We also use these cookies to generate profile information in order to allow us to market to people with similar profiles. Remarketing services we use include both Google and Facebook. To opt out from Google, you should edit your Google Ad Settings.

Note that we do not use cookies to collect “personal data” as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation unless you have opted in to receive more personalized marketing from us. The information that we do collect may be aggregated and passed to our marketing and other partners.

Access to information

General Data Protection Regulation gives you the right to access, correct and erase personal data held about you. Your right to access can be exercised in accordance with the regulations, by contacting our data privacy officer at dpo@pontsbschool.com

Legal information and terms of use

Please also visit our legal information section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at https://pontsbschool.com/informations-legales

Changes to our privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time, and such changes may take immediate effect. Any changes we may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.

This policy was last modified on 1 March 2019.

Contacting us

Questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy statement should be addressed to dpo@pontsbschool.com.

Data Privacy Officer
École des Ponts Business School
6 et 8 avenue Blaise Pascal
Cité Descartes – Champs-sur-Marne
77455 Marne-la-Vallée cedex 2 – FRANCE