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Policy privacy

This privacy policy sets out and informs you of how Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque uses and protects any information which you may provide to us when you use this site, which can be accessed from the following URL:

http://www.mecenat-cardiaque.org (hereinafter the "Site").

Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, in particular in order to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological developments. In such a case, the date of the update will be clearly identified at the top of this policy. These modifications are binding on the User as soon as they are put online. It is therefore advisable for the User to consult the present privacy and cookie use policy on a regular basis in order to take note of any changes.

  • Your personal data

    In general, you can visit the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website without providing any personal information about yourself. In any case, you are under no obligation to transmit this information to Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.
    Nevertheless, in the event of refusal, you may not be able to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested. In certain cases, Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque may ask you to provide your surname, first name and e-mail address (hereinafter referred to as your "Personal Information"). By providing this information, you expressly agree that it may be processed by Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, for the purposes indicated in point 2 below, as well as for the purposes stated at the end of each form.
    In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the amended French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque informs you of the following:

    1. Identity of the data controller
    The data controller is the Association Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque sis 33 rue Saint Augustin - 75002 PARIS
    Tel :

    2. Purpose of processing
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque may process your Personal Information:
    (a) for the purpose of providing you with the information or services you have requested (in particular: the sending of the Newsletter); and/or
    (b) for the purpose of collecting information that will enable us to improve our Site (in particular by means of cookies); and/or
    (c) to contact you about events concerning Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.

    3. Recipients
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque is the sole recipient of your personal information. This information is never passed on to a third party, notwithstanding the sub-contractors Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque uses (you will find more information about them in point 7 below). Neither Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque nor any of its subcontractors market the personal data of visitors and Users of its Site.

    4. Retention period
    Your Personal Information is kept by Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque only for the time corresponding to the purpose of the collection, as indicated in 2 above, and in any event for no longer than 36 months.

    5. IT and freedom rights
    You have the following rights concerning your Personal Information, which you may exercise by writing to us at the postal address mentioned in point 1 or by e-mail to info@mecenat-cardiaque.org.

    a) Right of access and communication of data :
    You have the right to access your personal information.
    However, in view of the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data incumbent on Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque, you are informed that your request will be processed provided that you can prove your identity, in particular by producing a scan of your valid identity document (in the event of a request via our dedicated electronic form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity document (in the event of a request sent in writing).
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque informs you that it will be entitled, if necessary, to oppose manifestly abusive requests (by their number, repetitive or systematic nature).
    To help you with your request, in particular if you wish to exercise your right of access by sending a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, you will find by clicking on the following link a model letter drawn up by the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (the "CNIL").

    b) Right to rectify data:
    Under this right, you are entitled by law to request the rectification, updating, blocking or deletion of any data concerning you that may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete.
    You can also define general and specific directives concerning the fate of your personal data after your death. Where applicable, the heirs of a deceased person may request that the death of their loved one be taken into account and/or that the necessary updates be made.
    To assist you in this process, and in particular if you wish to exercise your right to rectification on your own behalf or on behalf of a deceased relative, please send a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1. Click on the following link to download a model letter drawn up by the CNIL.

    c) Right of objection :
    The exercise of this right is only possible in one of the following two situations:
    - When the exercise of this right is based on legitimate grounds;
    - When the purpose of exercising this right is to prevent the data collected from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.
    To help you in your approach, particularly if you wish to exercise your right to object by means of a written request sent to the postal address indicated in point 1, you will find by clicking on this link a model letter drawn up by the CNIL.

    6. Response times
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque undertakes to respond to your request for access, rectification or opposition or any other request for additional information within a reasonable period of time, which may not exceed 2 months from receipt of your request.

    7. Authorized service providers and non-transfer to a non-EU country
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque informs you that it has recourse to its authorized service providers to facilitate the collection and processing of the data you have communicated to us.
    Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque has previously ensured that its service providers implement adequate safeguards and comply with strict conditions in terms of confidentiality, use and data protection.

    8. Complaint to the competent authority
    If you consider that Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque is not complying with its obligations with regard to your Personal Information, you may lodge a complaint or a request with the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL, to which you can send an electronic request by clicking on the following link: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/plaintes/internet.

  • Cookie policy

    The first time you connect to the de Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaquewebsite, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your browsing may be recorded in files known as "cookies". Our policy on the use of cookies allows you to better understand the provisions we implement in terms of navigation on our website. In particular, it informs you about all the cookies present on our website, their purpose (part I.) and gives you the procedure to follow to set them up (part II.).

    1. General information about cookies on the website of Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque
    Mécénat Chirurgie CardiaqueAs the publisher of this website, we may install a cookie on the hard disk of your terminal (computer, tablet, cell phone, etc.) in order to guarantee you a smooth and optimal browsing experience on our website.
    Cookies" are small text files of limited size that enable us to recognize your computer, tablet or cell phone and personalize the services we offer you.
    The information gathered through cookies does not in any way allow us to identify you by name. It is used exclusively for our own purposes, to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content tailored to your interests. None of this information is communicated to third parties except when Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque has obtained your prior consent, or when disclosure of this information is required by law, court order or any administrative or judicial authority empowered to deal with such matters.
    To give you a clearer idea of the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies likely to be used on the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website, their name, purpose and retention period.

    The site uses 4 types of cookies:

    1.1 Cookies are technically necessary for the proper functioning of the websites. These cookies allow access to the reserved and personal areas of the sites.

    1.2 Cookies are used to measure and analyse the behaviour of Internet users during navigation. These cookies make it possible to establish statistics on the frequentation and use of the various elements composing the site (sections Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaqueand contents visited, paths), thus enabling it to improve the interest and ergonomics of its contents.

    1.3 Cookies used by the page sharing service on social networks. These cookies make it possible in particular to measure the use made of the various content sharing buttons Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaqueoffered.

    1.4 Cookies related to advertising operations. These cookies make it possible to display, in real time, the content best suited to the interests of Internet users deduced from their recent browsing on the site of Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.

    2. Setting your cookie preferences
    You can accept or refuse cookies at any time.
    When you first connect to the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website, a banner briefly presenting information on the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your browsing on the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website (by loading a new page or clicking on various elements of the site, for example), you are accepting the deposit of cookies on your terminal. You are also deemed to have given your consent to the deposit of cookies by clicking on the "X" icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen.
    Depending on the type of cookie in question, your consent to the deposit and reading of cookies on your terminal may be required.

    3. Cookies exempt from consent
    In accordance with the recommendations of the French Data Protection Authority (Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés - CNIL), certain cookies do not require your prior consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website, or their sole purpose is to enable or facilitate electronic communication. These include session ID cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing session cookies and interface personalization cookies. These cookies are fully subject to the present policy insofar as they are issued and managed by Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.

    4. Cookies requiring your prior consent
    This requirement applies to cookies issued by third parties and described as "persistent" in that they remain on your terminal until they are deleted or expire.
    As such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and storage are subject to their own privacy policies, a link to which is provided below. This family of cookies includes social network sharing cookies (notably from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn).
    Social network sharing cookies are issued and managed by the publisher of the social network concerned. Subject to your consent, these cookies enable you to easily share some of the content published on the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website, in particular via a sharing application "button" depending on the social network concerned.

    Four types of social network sharing cookies are present on the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque website:
    - Facebook, whose cookie policy can be found by clicking here
    - LinkedIn, whose cookie policy can be found here
    - X, whose options for controlling or restricting the use of cookies and cookie policy can be found here
    - YouTube, for help on deleting cookies from the Google Chrome browser, click here

    5. Various tools are available for setting cookie parameters
    Most Internet browsers are configured by default to allow cookies. Your browser gives you the option of modifying these standard settings so that all cookies are systematically rejected, or so that only some cookies are accepted or rejected, depending on the sender.

    WARNING: We draw your attention to the fact that refusing to deposit cookies on your terminal is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or functionalities of this website. Where appropriate, Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaquedeclines all responsibility for the consequences of any deterioration in your browsing conditions that may occur due to your choice to refuse, delete or block the cookies necessary for the site to function. These consequences do not constitute damage and you will not be able to claim any compensation for this fact.

    Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your device or to notify you when new cookies are likely to be placed on your device. These settings do not affect your navigation but make you lose all the benefit provided by the cookie. Please take note of the multiple tools available to you below so that you can set the cookies deposited on your terminal.

    6. Setting your Internet browser
    Each Internet browser has its own cookie management settings. To find out how to modify your cookie preferences, click on the links below to access the appropriate menu in your browser:

    Internet Explorer

    For further information on cookie management tools, please consult the CNIL website.
    If you have any questions or require further information about this cookies policy, please contact us using our contact form.