Privacy policy

The FIC website is published by the Company Avisa Partners SAS with a capital of 30.207.297,00€, registered in the Paris Trade and Companies Register under the number 835004094 and whose registered office is located 33 Avenue du Maine 75015 PARIS.

The purpose of this Policy is to inform you about the procedures and processing of personal data that are put in place on the occasion of the organization of the Cybersecurity Forum (FIC) and related events. The purpose of this Policy is to inform you of the measures taken regarding the protection of your personal data in accordance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR” of 27 April 2016 (No. 2016/679).

Scope of Application

This Policy is specific to the organization of the FIC event and related events (breakfasts, ID Forum, etc.) and concerns only those activities for which the Organizer is a Data Controller within the meaning of the RGPD.

Anonymous access of visitors

Browsing and consulting the FIC website does not require prior registration of your personal data of the identifier type. Browsing data (in this case the IP address) is not processed for identification or profiling purposes. The only processing is the aggregation of these data for statistical purposes of consultation of our pages. The use of cookies is detailed below.

Type of personal data collected and retention periods

We collect the data you specifically send us for each purpose, as well as data strictly related to your Internet browsing (cookies) such as:

  • Data allowing us to identify you (last name, first name, position, company, telephone, professional email) in order to proceed with any registration (newsletters, publications) at your request (the legal basis therefore being your consent, presumed in the context of a BtoB use);
  • Professional data allowing you to register for our various events (Name, first name, function, company, telephone, email, etc.) in order to facilitate your access, to allow you to receive information necessary for your participation and to allow us a good organization of the events you are registered for. The legal bases are your consent for registration and our legitimate interest in taking into account and managing this registration. This also includes registrations for the various workshops, symposia, competitions, challenges, round tables, etc. organized within the FIC and related events. We will allow us to use this information to invite you to future events that we or some of our partners will organize on similar themes;
  • Depending on the venues in which the events will take place and the personalities present who may explain particular security procedures for accessing them, the official data and documents allowing the verification of your identity (ID card, etc.) and access control. The legal basis for processing being your legitimate interest, or even in some particular cases, the existence of a regulatory obligation.
This data is kept for a period of three years after the last contact we had with you.
  • The data of use of our site allowing an audience analysis, which are kept up to a maximum duration of one year.
Please note: Information marked with an asterisk (*) is required to process your request.

Privacy and security measures

We take all reasonable measures (physical, logistical, organizational) to protect your data at the time of transmission on the service, in particular against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, via security measures such as vulnerability detection, deployment of HTTPS protocol, implementation of pseudonymization and anonymization processes etc.
Depending on the typology of the data collected and their purposes, processing is carried out only by authorized personnel in accordance with our confidentiality and security requirements in the constitution of files, exchanges with our partners and subcontractors, and the transfer of such data (see below).

Data Recipients

The personal information that you are likely to provide may be consulted by our company’s staff, as well as all of the group’s subsidiaries, the departments in charge of control and our subcontractors within the strict framework of the purposes that we have presented to you (including the provision of premises, etc.).
In this respect, we would like to point out that we have signed strict security clauses with our subcontractors, in accordance with Article 28 of the RGPD, specifying in particular the security objectives that must be met.

We may also be required to communicate your professional data to four types of entities:

  • The managers of the venues hosting the events, insofar as they would not be considered either as subcontractors or as organizing partners. As noted above, these managers may also be recipients of your identity verification data pursuant to their own Privacy Policy, which they will make available to you;
  • Partners who fund, within the FIC or related events, symposia, workshops, competitions, challenges, roundtables, etc. where you have registered. The use of your data, whether commercial or not, is done in accordance with their own Privacy Policy which they will make available to you. During events such as the FIC, you may be asked to provide your professional contact information when you visit the booths of speakers and exhibitors, or when you participate in the presentations they sponsor. You may be contacted by the exhibitor in question following the FIC, who acts as the data controller. If you do not wish to receive communication from them, simply let them know directly, either at this time or later.
  • We also point out that, in the case of using social modules or your Facebook or LinkedIn account, the social networks in question may have access to some of the information.
  • Finally, we may be required to disclose personal information at the request of any Public Authority as part of a mandatory legal process, or in the case of a proven risk that may affect our information system impacting our business or the conduct of our business, or the fundamental rights of affected third parties.
International Data Transfer

We may transfer your personal data to service providers outside the European Economic Area (EEA). In this case, please be assured that they are bound by specific rules and measures to ensure the appropriate level of securitý for the protection of your personal data. This means that we will base our transfers on the applicable regulations (standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission in our contracts with third parties outside the EEA, transfer to countries with protection recognized as adequate by the European Commission, etc.). For more information, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at

Sharing social networks with which you have an account.

From our websites, we have provided for you the ability to easily share the pages you view on your favorite social networks. The use of buttons allowing access to social networks is likely to lead to the collection and exchange of certain data between the social networks and the group’s sites.

Our site uses “plug-ins” or social modules on its various pages (“share” buttons on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Viadeo). When you visit a page of one of our sites containing such social modules, a connection is automatically established with the servers of the social networks (Facebook, Twitter…) which can then be informed that you have accessed the corresponding page of our site.

If you wish to limit the information published or known by these social networks, we advise you to disconnect before visiting our site. In addition, it is your responsibility to make the appropriate settings regarding access to your personal data on these social networks and to inform yourself about their Privacy Policy.

Rights of access, rectification and deletion

We remind you that you have the right:

  • To be informed regarding the way your data is processed;
  • To access your data;
  • To object on legitimate grounds to your data being processed and in particular to your data being used for commercial prospecting purposes;
  • To limit certain uses of your data;
  • To rectify incorrect information, as well as to ask us to delete certain information;
  • To challenge the way your personal data is processed;
  • To withdraw your consent at any time (in cases where we rely on your consent);
  • To define directives concerning the fate of your personal data after your death pursuant to Article 32 of the Act of 6 January 1978.
Contact Us

The protection of personal data is a fundamental right, and you may contact our Data Protection Officer at any time at to exercise your rights. However, we reserve the right to ask you to prove your identitý and the relevance of your request.

If you despite our response, you were not satisfied, you have the option of contacting the Commission Nationale Informatique et Liberté (CNIL) directly at the following address

Changes in the scope of the group.

If we are acquired or merge with another company, or if there is a group restructuring, there will be a transfer of your personal data to the new entity. Should this occur, we will apply the same rules as set forth in this Policy to your personal data and your rights with respect to its use.

Changes to our Privacy Policy.

If a significant change to our Privacy Policy should be required, we will notify you by any means necessary, reminding you of the option to delete your data if the changes made are unfortunately not able to satisfy you.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are often encrypted files that are stored in your browser. They are created for a limited time when a user’s browser loads a particular website: the site sends information to the browser, which then creates a text file. Each time the user returns to the same site, the browser retrieves this file and sends it to the website’s server.

The information stored by cookies includes the pages you visit, the type of browser you use, your IP address, and even information you have entered on a site so that you do not have to re-enter it.

For more information on cookies, please consult the CNIL information page:

In order to get to know you better and to improve the navigation, ergonomics and fluidity of our website, we may use different types of cookies:

  • “Session cookies”: they remain stored in your browser only during your browsing session, i.e. until you leave the site.
  • “Persistent cookies”: they remain in your browser after the session (unless you have deleted them).
  • “Performance cookies”: they collect information about your use of the site, such as web pages visited and error messages, but the information collected is aggregated so that it is made anonymous: these cookies do not collect information about identified individuals. They are used to improve the way a website works.
  • “Functionality cookies”: these allow the site to remember choices you make on the website (e.g., text size changes, personalized pages) or enable services such as comments on a blog.
Our cookies have a lifespan ranging, depending on the type of cookies used, between 30 minutes and one year.

You can of course set your cookies. The help menu of your browser will allow you to know how to express or modify your preferences regarding cookies :

For mobile devices, you can check out the following links:

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