Smart & Connective

Privacy policy


SMART & CONNECTIVE (hereinafter the Company) is committed to protecting the personal information and privacy of its customers, visitors to the Website and any person using its Services in general.

The purpose of this Personal Data and Cookie Protection Policy is to inform you about:

  • The types of personal data we collect about you.
  • How your personal data is processed by the Company and any of its partners and subcontractors.
  • The terms and conditions of use of your personal data and your rights in this respect, in compliance with European and French legislation applicable to the Company.
  • All operations on your personal data are carried out in compliance with the regulations in force and in particular Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter the “GDPR”), and any national legislation applicable to data protection.

Personal data – any information relating to an identified natural person or a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to that person.
File – any structured and stable set of personal data accessible according to specific criteria.


Data subjectthe natural person to whom the data being processed relates;


Data controllerthe entity which collects and processes personal data;


Data processingany operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, regardless of the process used, and in particular collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction;


Recipientany person entitled to receive communication of the data other than the Data Controller, the Data Processor and the persons who, by virtue of their duties, are responsible for processing the data;


Authorised third partiesthe authorities legally empowered to ask the Data Controller to communicate personal data to them in the context of a particular task or the exercise of a right of communication;



SMART & CONNECTIVE, a simplified joint stock company with capital of €110,000, whose registered office is at Rue Claude Daunesse, le Village by CA, 06560 Valbonne, registered with the Grasse Trade and Companies Register under number B 893 505 289, SIRET number 89350528900049, represented by Ambre SAURAT, in her capacity as Chairman.


As part of the operation of the website, the Company collects data about you. This data is processed in accordance with the purposes for which it was collected, some information being mandatory and other optional, as indicated in the registration form.

The Company may also collect personal data for other purposes, taking care to obtain the prior consent of the persons concerned.

The purpose of the processing carried out on our site is to enable :

  • Managing your request for information using the contact form:
  • Managing your request to receive the White Paper by e-mail using the collection form:
  • Your consent or opposition to receiving our e-mails by filling in the collection form:
  • To compile statistics on site traffic;
  • Managing the ability to share our content on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter;
  • Managing RSS feeds.

Managing your request for information via the contact form:

The collection of personal data is based on the performance of pre-contractual measures at your request. Information marked with an asterisk is compulsory and necessary. Otherwise, SMART & CONNECTIVE will not be able to respond to your request.

The Company collects the following data from you:

  • Common data: surname, first name, e-mail address and content of your message.

Managing the request to receive the White Paper by e-mail

The collection of personal data is based on SMART & CONNECTIVE’s legitimate interests.

In particular, the Company may collect the following data from you:

  • Current data: e-mail address

Management of your consent or opposition to receiving electronic canvassing emails from us following your request to receive the White Paper by email

The collection of personal data is based on your consent.

In particular, the Company may collect the following data from you:

  • Current data: e-mail address

Management of audience measurement: statistics; cookies and other tracers

The collection of personal data is based on the Company’s legitimate interests.

In particular, the Company may collect the following data from you:

  • Connection data: pages consulted by the user, date and time of consultation, geographical location, source of connection (social networks, search engine, partner site, directory)

The Company will keep your personal data in a secure environment only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or for the maximum retention period provided for by the legislation applicable in France.

Management of requests for information via the contact form

5 years

Management of requests to receive the White Paper by e-mail using the collection form

Time to manage demand

Management of your consent or refusal to receive canvassing emails from us following your request to receive the White Paper by email

3 years if consent

Duration of audience measurement cookies

13 months


In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of personal data, you have the right to ask the data controller for access to your personal data, for it to be rectified or erased and for the processing of your personal data to be restricted.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for legitimate reasons, as well as the right to object to your data being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

Finally, you have the right to define general and specific directives setting out how you wish these rights to be exercised after your death.

If, after contacting us, you feel that your rights with regard to your personal data have not been respected, you may lodge a complaint with the CNIL or the supervisory authority in your place of residence.

To exercise these rights or if you have any questions about the processing of your data under this scheme, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO), providing proof of your identity by reference to your customer number or any other element that enables your identity to be identified. Otherwise, please attach a photocopy of your identity document.

To exercise your rights, you can contact :

By e-mail:

By post: Rue Claude Daunesse, le village by CA, 06560 Valbonne


The recipients of your personal data are the relevant departments of the Company.

This personal data is not communicated to third parties. However, the Company reserves the right to transmit personal data to authorised third parties in order to comply with its legal obligations, and in particular if it is required to do so by a court order.

The Company requires all its service providers and partners to process personal data in accordance with the Company’s confidentiality and security commitments.


    In view of technological developments, implementation costs, the nature of the data to be protected and the risks to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the Company implements all appropriate technical and organisational measures to guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data collected and processed and to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.

    The Company ensures the security of your personal data by implementing enhanced data protection through the use of physical and logical security measures.

    The Company has defined a personal data protection policy and informs any person acting under its authority who has access to this information of its confidential nature. In addition, the Company ensures that its technical service providers who may have access to personal data respect the same confidentiality.

    However, it is the responsibility of each user to ensure the security of personal data transmissions over the Internet. The Company cannot be held responsible for the transmission of personal data via the Internet.


    Personal data collected on the site is used exclusively by the Company. No data is transferred outside the European Union.


    You can share the pages that interest you on the social networks by clicking on the sharing buttons.

    The collection of information by social network sharing buttons is subject to the confidentiality policies of these third parties. We invite you to read the policies of these social networks to find out how your personal data is used.

    Cookies are data stored in the terminal equipment of an Internet user and used by the site to send information to the Internet user’s browser, enabling this browser to send information back to the original site (for example a session identifier, choice of language or date).

    For the duration of the cookie’s validity, cookies enable status information to be stored when a browser accesses the various pages of a website or when the browser returns to the website at a later date.

    Only the sender of a cookie can read or modify the information contained in it.

    Several types of cookies are likely to be used by the site:

    • Cookies that are strictly necessary for browsing the site and to ensure that it functions properly;
    • Cookies used to compile visitor statistics;


Cookie name



Shelf life

Statistical cookies


Stores a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the site.

2 years


Used by Google Analytics to slow down the rate of requests and limit data collection on websites with high traffic.

1 day


Stores a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the site.

1 day

Google Analytics

SMART & CONNECTIVE uses the services of the American company Google Inc.

The Google Analytics service makes it possible to count visitors and identify how they use the site. These cookies are deposited and read on the user’s terminal equipment as soon as the user accesses a website using the “Google Analytics” service.

The use of this solution involves the transfer of data outside the European Union (see art. 8 transfers outside the European Union).

Social network sharing cookies

The Company offers users functionalities enabling them to share editorial content and any other type of content published on the Site via social networking sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter). Social network cookies are managed by the publisher of the social network site. The publisher of the social network concerned is likely to identify the User thanks to the sharing buttons, even if this button has not been used when consulting our site. In fact, this type of application button is likely to allow the social network concerned to track a User’s browsing on the Site, simply by activating the User’s account on this social network (open session) on his/her terminal while browsing on the Site.

The Company has no control over the process used by the social networks to collect information relating to the User’s browsing on the Site and associated with the personal data they hold. The User is invited to read the social networks’ cookie management policies on the sites concerned. These protection policies must enable the User to exercise his or her choices with regard to these social networks, in particular by configuring your user accounts for each of these networks.


When you browse our website, cookies are deposited and read in order to analyse your browsing and measure the website’s audience.

You can choose whether or not to authorise the deposit of cookies used by our site but not essential to its operation. They will only be deposited if you agree to their use. To configure or modify your choice at any time, you can use our cookie management tool.

You can also block all cookies, even those necessary for the operation of our site, by configuring your browser.

By setting your browser to refuse cookies, certain functions, pages and areas of the site will not be accessible, for which we cannot be held responsible.

We would also like to draw your attention to the fact that when you refuse the installation or use of a cookie, a refusal cookie is installed on your terminal equipment.

If you delete this refusal cookie, it will no longer be possible to identify you as having refused the use of cookies.


This policy comes into force on 1 August 2022.

To check for updates to our Policy, please consult this page regularly.

The Company is at your disposal for any further information you may require concerning the use of your personal data.

Please send your request by e-mail to: or by post to : Smart & Connective; Rue Claude Daunesse, le Village by CA, 06560 Valbonne.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties :

  • No personal information of users of the website is published without the users’ knowledge, exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only the assumption of the repurchase of Smart & Connective and its rights, would allow the transmission of the aforementioned information to the eventual purchaser. The latter would in turn be bound by the same obligation to preserve and modify the data with respect to the users of the website.

    Databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.