Data protection Charter

MODULO BETON affords great importance to personal data protection concerning all its stakeholders, be they clients, employees or business partners.

Why a data protection Charter?

Within the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation framework 2016/679 and in accordance with French Law’s data protection act of January 6th, 1978, the aim of this Data Protection Charter is to inform you how your Personal Data is used on the site. This plain speaking charter strives to provide you with a explanation of how your personal data is collected, processed and used.

What is personal data?

Any information relating to a directly or indirectly identified or identifiable individual: a name, a postal or electronic address, a telephone number, an IP address are all example of personal data.

Who is responsible for data collection and processing on the website?

MODULO BETON with a capital of 660 000,00 €, registered under 878 587 252 at the Montauban registrar of companies (Companies House) 878 587 252 00015 whose headquarters are situated 8, rue Ernest Pécou – 82000 Montauban (France) is responsible for data processing. Your personal data are filed in a register held by a Data Protection Officer whose e-mail address is

What data is collected?

The collects your personal data:
• When you browse the website, which uses cookies
• When you send messages via the contact form. Your family name, first name and your e-amil address are collected.
• When you phone us, we can take down your family name, your first name your company name, your e-mail address and your postal address.
• On the forms the fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory. You are free either to provide supplementary non mandatory information if you consider it will facilitate deploying any further business relations or not N.B. Any supplementary non mandatory data provided to do with your demand will be kept.

How will my data be used?

In general you will be informed how the person in charge of processing personal data intends to use the data, as it is collected.
On using the website and its services and within the framework of any business relations this personal data will be used in the following cases:
• When you send an e-mail via the website contact form
• When we have to deal with outstanding payment and litigations
• When we collect need to collect personal data to improve user experience
• When we draw up website audience statistics and measurements. 
Personal data is strictly intended for the person in charge of processing data and potential subcontractors when providing services relating to use of the website.
No data is transferred outside the European Union.
In no event will this data be communicated outside, other than stipulated above and that only to satisfy legal and regulatory requirements or at the request of an administration or a judicial authority, to meet national security requirements, to combat fraud or law enforcement.

How long is the data kept?

Your personal data will be kept for as long as it is needed in order to carry out any tasks pertaining to the achievement of the project for which it was collected.
Your personal data can also be kept to help us to improve your client experience.

The personal data collected is kept for the time needed to reach the objectives described above, which is 3 years as from the end of business relations i.e. the date of the last contact coming from the client.

Your personal data can also be kept for specific legal obligations or for applicable legal prescription periods such as
• 1 year for connections to log in as from the very last connection
• 13 months for cookies as from the date you stored them on your computer or terminal
• 3 years for client identification (family name, first name, e-mail, phone number…..)
• 6 years for tax documents
• 10 years for accounting documents
• when relevant, throughout litigation proceedings until such time no further recourse is available

How to access and rectify your personal data?

You are entitled, at any time, to access, change, rectify or suppress your personal data either through the post by sending a registered letter along with proof of identity ( copy of your identity card, passport, driving licence..) to MODULO BETON – 8, rue Ernest Pécou – 82000 Montauban or by e-mail at and enclosing proof of identity ( copy of your identity card, passport, driving licence…)
Your demands will be addressed within 30 days from receipt. All previously granted rights expire on death. Prior to your death you have the right to specify your instructions as to keeping, deleting and communicating your personal after your death.

How to suppress you personal data?

In accordance with European Data Protection regulation n°2016/679 and the provisions of the Data protection and Liberties act of January 6th, you can unsubscribe from the sending of publicity at any time by clicking on the Unsubscribe link to be found at the bottom of advertising pages sent by e-mail.

What are the security measures against fraud?

Each user opening an account is encouraged to create a username or pseudo and a password. The password must be totally confidential, you must limit others accessing your computer or mobile devices and disconnect when you have finished using our services. The password is only known to the user, the administrator never keeps the trace of a password.
Moreover, we have set up devices and organisational techniques so as to protect Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction, deterioration and against illegal or unauthorised access. (Firewalls, data back-up systems) UNIQUE Design means the only the employees needing to access personal data to carry out their part of the contract can do so.
Everyone who is able to access Personal Data is bound by a confidentiality clause.
When we communicate Personal Data to our subcontractors, service providers or partners they are also legally bound by a confidentiality contract to protect the information.

How will my personal data be used by Social Networks?

The site uses Facebook and other social network plugins.
If you react through the plugins for example clicking on Like or Share the information linked to your browsing the site and to you being on the Social Network in question will be saved and processed on the company which operates the Social Network in question’s server to be added to your user account according its own specific conditions.
If you do not wish to communicate your personal data to Social networks we strongly advise you to
• refrain from reacting on social network plugins available on the website
• disable the Social Network account in question before browsing our site
• browse via your browser’s private mode

How are cookies managed?

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small unique text file which can be placed, subject to your choices, in your computer’s hard drive when you use an on line service via your web browser.
A cookie file allows the person who has issued the cookie to identify the device in which it is placed during the validity of the cookie concerned.

Why and how the cookies on our site are used?

Only the cookie issuer can read or modify the information contained on it. The cookies used on our site allow us to identify the services and features that the user has viewed and more generally to analyze the website user’s behavior.

We also use the cookies to personalize the services, their contents and the banners which appear on our site, to draw up audience statistics as well as to enhance the functionality of the website thus enhancing the user experience.

When you connect to our site we may, subject to your choices, install various cookies in your data terminal which allow us to identify its browser during the validity of the cookie concerned.

The cookies we issue are used for the following purposes, subject to your choices resulting from parameters of the browser used when visiting our site.

The cookies we issue allow us to make our site easier for you to use by:

• tailoring the layout to your display preferences (language, screen resolution, operating system, etc) when you visit our site, according to your data terminal’s player or visualization software.
• memorizing information pertaining to the Contact form that you filled out on our site or to information you have browsed on our site (content viewed…).
• preventing fraudulent activity by improving security

Google Analytics cookies allow us to improve our service

These cookies allow us to draw up statistics concerning the volume and frequency of visits and the use of the different elements our site is made up of (sections, content viewed, click stream….) in order to improve the pertinence and our web services ergonomics.

Third party cookies on our site

The issuance and use of cookies by third parties are subject to the privacy protection policies of these third parties.
We inform you of the purpose of the cookies of which we are aware and the means at your disposal manage them.
We may include on our site / application, computer applications from third parties, which allow you to share content from our site with other people or to inform these other people your inquiry or your opinion regarding a content of our website / application. Such is the case of the buttons “Share”, “Like”, from social networks such as Facebook “Twitter” LinkedIn “,” Viadeo “etc.
Social networks providing such application buttons may identify you through this button, even if you do not use this button when you visit our site. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the social network in question to follow your navigation on our site, just because your account of the social network in question was enabled on your terminal (open session) during your visit to our site.

We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your visits to our website and associated with the personal data they have. We invite you to review the privacy policies of privacy of these social networks to be aware of the purpose of use, including advertising, navigation information they can collect through these application buttons. These protection policies should enable you to exercise your choices with these social networks, including by setting your accounts to use each of these networks.

Your options concerning cookies

There are several ways of managing cookies. Any setting changes may alter your browsing on the Internet and our site as well the access to services requiring the use of cookies. You can choose and modify your cookie settings whenever you want according to the options that your browser offers you.

You can also use your browser settings so that you are notified whenever a cookie is stored and then decide to accept or reject it. You can accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis
or deny them systematically once and for all.

You can also set your browser to occasionally give you the choice of accepting or rejecting cookies before they are saved in your terminal.

For more about this view feature (c ) below “ How to set your options according to the browser you use?”

(a) Cookie consent

Saving a cookie on a terminal is basically subject to the will of the terminal’s user, which can be expressed and modified at any moment and free of charge via the choices that are offered by their browsing software. If you have accepted to have cookies saved on your terminal in your browsing software, the cookies integrated in the pages and contents that you have visited may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your terminal. Only their issuer will be able to read them.

(b) Cookie refusal

If you refuse to have cookies saved on your terminal, or if you delete those that have been saved, you can no longer benefit from a certain number of features that are nevertheless necessary to browse in certain spaces on our site. This will be the case if you try to access our contents or services that need to identify you. This will also be the case when we – or our service providers – will not be able to identify you, for technical recording purposes, the type of browser used by your terminal and its language and display settings, or the country from where your terminal seems to be connected to the Internet.
Where appropriate, we disclaim all responsibility for the consequences related to impaired operation of our services resulting from our incapacity to save or read the cookies required for them to operate and that you have refused or deleted.

(c) How to exercise your choices, depending on the browser that you are using?

To manage cookies and your choices, each browser is configured differently. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to find out how to change your choices in terms of cookies.
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