PERSONAL DATA

Protecting your personal details on our website.

Compositeworks (registered number 42386465100017), whose registered office is at 46 Quai François Mitterand, 13600 la Ciotat, France, knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy and forms part of our website terms and conditions (‘Website Terms’).

By accepting our Website Terms or by visiting www.compositeworks.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

I – Data collection by Compositeworks

What are your data used for?

Your data are computer-processed to allow us to manage your User account. Your data may also be utilised by Compositeworks for purposes such as statistical studies and monitoring the quality of our service.

Who gets your data?  

The data collected on this Site are used solely by Compositeworks in its capacity as data controller.

How are your data protected?

Compositeworks takes every precaution to keep your data secure, and in particular to prevent them from being disclosed to unauthorised third parties. For this purpose Compositeworks takes all measures necessary to secure its computer systems. In the event that your data are transferred to subcontractors (mainly for storage), Compositeworks ensures that the subcontractors maintain a level of security that meets the required standards.

What are your rights?

You have the right to access, correct and object to the processing of data concerning you by sending an e-mail to: info@compositeworks.com.

Compositeworks guarantees you that your data cannot be used for purposes of commercial solicitation without your prior consent. If you consent to commercial solicitation, Compositeworks guarantees you the right to raise objections after the fact.

 

II –  Recording of data by means of cookies

What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small file installed on your computer that stores information about your browsing on our Internet site (language settings, connection time, pages visited, etc.). We are able to consult these cookies the next time you visit, in particular to make your browsing smoother; these cookies do not enable us to identify you.

For the sake of transparency, the following paragraphs are intended to give you an overview of the cookies used by Compositeworks and to offer you a solution so you can make the right choice for you. Please note that sharing the use of your computer with others may change the personalised nature of the way the cookies act.

What Cookies are used by Compositeworks?

Compositeworks uses cookies to facilitate the user’s browsing. The following cookies are used:

  • _ga, _gid

Google analytics used to distinguish users, and throttle the request rate when updating analytics.

  • wordpress_*

Keeps track of the currently logged-in user, only set if the visitor logs in. For example their username, and their ID number within our user database

  • wp-settings-*

The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of your account interface, and also the main site interface.

Does Compositeworks allow third parties to use cookies when I am browsing?

Compositeworks uses Google AnalyticsTM, a web site analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help the web site analyse how its users utilise the site and to create statistics. The data generated by the cookies concerning your use of the site (including your IP address) are sent and stored by Google on servers located in the United States. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the site, to compile reports on the site’s activity intended for its publisher, and to provide other services relating to the site’s activity and to use of the Internet. Google may communicate these data to third parties if legally obligated to do so, or when these third parties process these data on behalf of Google, including the publisher of this site. Google will not match your IP address to any other data held by Google. You can deactivate the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (see below). However, doing so may prevent the use of certain of this site’s functions. By using this Internet site, you expressly consent to the processing of your personal data by Google under the conditions and for the purposes described above.

Google accepts the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles on data protection prepared by the U.S. Department of Commerce. These principles, negotiated between the American authorities and the European Commission in 2001, are essentially based on Directive 95/46 of 24 October 1995 and ensure adequate protection for data transfers from the European Union to companies in the United States.

How can you exercise choices concerning cookies?

There are several ways for you to manage cookies. You may at any time express and change your wishes with regard to cookies by going to the Help section on your browser’s toolbar. It will tell you how to reject cookies, or to get a message telling you they have been received, or how to deactivate cookies, either systematically or depending on the party issuing them.  You can also delete cookies manually.

You may also choose to deactivate or delete similar cookies used by your browser’s accessory software, such as Flash cookies, by changing the parameters of the software in question, or by visiting the Web site of the software’s publisher.

Please note that setting your browser in this way may deny you access to certain content or significantly interfere with your browsing and the services you expect from our site. We decline any liability for any consequences associated with our site’s degraded performance resulting from the inability to utilise the cookies necessary for it to function properly.

See allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu to learn more about cookies.

Visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies for a video about cookies.

 

III – Data collection by third-party sites

Compositeworks may utilise plug-ins from the Facebook social network, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you request access to a page on our site containing such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection with Facebook’s servers. The content of the plug-ins is transmitted directly to your browser by Facebook and is inserted on the site page. Facebook is informed that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our site, even if you do not have a Facebook user account or if you are currently disconnected from your Facebook account. Your IP address is sent directly by your browser to a Facebook server located in the United States and is recorded there.

If you are connected to Facebook while you browse our site, Facebook may directly connect your visit to your Facebook user account. If you interact using plug-ins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information will be sent to and recorded on a Facebook server. They will be published on your Facebook account. Facebook may use this information for advertising purposes and market studies, and adapt its Facebook pages. Facebook may create profiles of users, their interests and relationships in order, for example in order to evaluate use of the site’s after seeing Facebook advertising, to inform other Facebook users about our web site’s activities and to offer other services in connection with the use of Facebook.

If you do not want Facebook to connect the information collected through our site to your Facebook user account, you must log lout of Facebook before visiting our site.

For more information regarding the purpose and scope of Facebook’s data collecting, processing and use, and your rights in that regard and possible settings to protect your privacy, we suggest that you refer to Facebook’s policy on data protection, which can be accessed using this link.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All elements on the site compositeworks.com remain the sole property of Compositeworks and are protected by the right to intellectual property. You are not authorised to reproduce, in any way or means, these elements without the express consent of the site’s editorial director.