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Respect for the rights and freedoms of individuals and the protection of their personal data lies at the heart of the concerns of the HAMELIN (HOLDHAM) Group and its different subsidiaries (“HAMELIN”).

In the interests of transparency, HAMELIN has drawn up this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) for the users (“you”) of the Hamelinbrands website (“Website”).

The Privacy Policy seeks to

1. Outline HAMELIN’s undertakings regarding the protection of your data,
2. Inform you of your rights and
3. Provide details of the processing performed on your data

Concise Dictionary:

  • Personal Data: information that directly or indirectly identifies a person, such as a name, a postal or email address, a photograph, a telephone number, a bank account number or any other data permitting the identification of a natural person;
  • Data Controller: person or organization that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data;
  • Processing: any operation, or series of operations, applied to personal data or sets of data, such as collection, conservation, use, structuring, etc.

I. HAMELIN’s Undertakings 

What are HAMELIN’s undertakings with regard to data processing?
HAMELIN undertakes to process your data lawfully, fairly and transparently and to update them as regularly as possible.

To ensure that it abides by its different data protection obligations, HAMELIN has appointed a Data Protection Officer (“DPO”). The latter may be contacted at the following address:

What are HAMELIN’s undertakings with regard to the conservation of your data? 
HAMELIN undertakes to retain your data solely for the time necessary to achieve the purposes of their processing.

What are HAMELIN’s undertakings with regard to the security of your data?
HAMELIN informs you that physical, electronic and administrative security measures have been put in place, including the use of extended firewalls and passwords to secure access to your personal data.

What are HAMELIN’s undertakings with regard to the transfer of your data? 
As some of HAMELIN’s service providers and subsidiaries are located outside the European Union, your data may be assigned to non-EU third countries. HAMELIN ensures that the appropriate guarantees stipulated by European regulations are implemented.

Thus, HAMELIN oversees any transfers made to its subsidiaries located outside the European Union by means of the Standard Contractual Clauses mechanism of the European Commission.

With regard to transfers made to its service providers and by its service providers, HAMELIN ensures that they fall within the framework of the appropriate guarantees, including the Binding Corporate Rules, the Privacy Shield Pertification and the Standard Contractual Clauses of the European Commission.

II. Your Rights 

What are your rights? 
In accordance with the current legislation, you have the following rights:

The right to ask the data controller for access to your personal data;
The right to request the rectification or suppression of the latter;

How to exercise your rights
You can exercise your rights by writing to the following address:

III. The Processing of your Data

Who is responsible for processing your data?
The data controller is HOLDHAM, whose head office is located at 1, Rue du Campus, 14200 HEROUVILLE SAINT CLAIR (“we”).

The processing of your data is based on our legitimate interest in providing you with the best possible services and obtaining statistics on visits to our Website.

In order to provide you with clear information on the processing of your data, we have drawn up the table below.

What data do we read and collect? Why do we process your data?
We read:

‐         Your browser’s language
‐         Your IP address
We process this data in order to:

‐         Improve your experience on the website

-        Enable the website to work
We collect:

- Your IP address and your browsing data.

- The data provided by you on the contact form (i.e. your email address, your name and surname and your IP address).
We process this data in order to:

- Obtain technical and audience-related statistics,

- To reply to your requests,

- To combat spam


Who are your data assigned to?

Your data are assigned to members of our staff authorized to process them by virtue of their duties, as well as to our service providers who require access to them in order to operate or improve the Website services.

We ensure that the latter provide the guarantees necessary for the protection of your data.

We do not use your data for any other purpose and we do not resell or hire out any data to external entities.

III. Cookies

What are cookies and how do they work? 
Cookies are small files placed or read on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.), e.g. when you visit a website or install a mobile application.

The registration of these cookies on your device and their reading are subject to your prior consent, with some exceptions (functional technical cookies without which the website would not work). When you visit the Website for the first time, an information banner is displayed on the page you are visiting to inform you (i) of the existence of cookies and their purposes and (ii) that, by continuing your browsing, you accept the placement of cookies on your device by us and by third parties. This banner also gives you direct access to this cookie information notice, which offers you the option of accepting or rejecting the cookies, depending on their category.

In accordance with the recommendations of the CNIL, cookies have a useful lifespan limited to 13 months. 

What are the categories of cookies placed on the Website? 
Different cookies are used on the website; they can be divided into the categories listed below:

  • Functional technical cookies: these cookies are required for the proper functioning and use of the Website. They are used to provide you with an optimal browsing experience, ensuring fluidity in the display of your web pages and saving your identifiers and language preferences.

  • Performance cookies: these cookies enable us to establish statistics relating to the frequency of use of the Website, determining, for example, the number of visits to the Website and the most and least visited pages, evaluating users’ browsing on the Website and identifying any potential malfunctions. Thus they enable us to constantly improve the Website.

These different categories of cookies may be issued by third-party companies (third-party cookies).  For additional information on how they issue and use these third-party cookies, we refer you to their privacy policies (see below).  

How to Manage Cookies 
There are several options allowing you to accept or decline the installation of cookies on your device. However, it is important for you to know that if you block certain types of cookies, your browsing experience on the Website may be adversely affected. For example, if you block functional technical cookies, you may no longer have access to certain parts of the Website or certain services.

HAMELIN, in accordance with its undertakings with regard to personal data protection, informs you of the option of configuring the cookies in accordance with their categories.

Case-by-case Cookie Management

                                                Individual Cookie Management
Categories of Cookies Used Cookie Suppliers For Further Information Configurable
Performance Cookies Google Analytics
Performance cookies YouTube (and other video services) Yes
Functional Technical Cookies YouTube (and other video services)
Functional Technical Cookies Typekit (character policing service) No

Cookie Management via your Internet Browser
The settings of your browser allow you, simply and free of charge, to choose whether to accept the registration of cookies on your device at any time:

For Internet Explorer®:
For Safari®:
For Chrome®:
For Firefox®:
For Opera™:

We hope we have provided you with all the information you require to understand what cookies are.