Privacy policy and data

1. Preamble

The data controller responsible for your personal information under the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enforced on May 25, 2018, is:

ALPARC 256, Rue de la République - 73000 Chambéry, France
Tel.: +33 (0) 4 79 26 55 00 - Email: info@alparc.org

ALPARC, The Alpine Network of Protected Areas, is an association under the French law 1901. Its missions are to coordinate and carry out actions for and with the protected areas in the Alpine region as a contribution to the Alpine Convention under the themes of Biodiversity, Education for sustainable development in the Alps, and Regional Development.

ALPARC respects your right to privacy and personal data. ALPARC does everything in its power to guarantee your security online when collecting your personal information. Any questions regarding its privacy notice or data collection process can be addressed to ALPARC’s Data Collection Officer at the email address or telephone number indicated above.

Personal data is any information that can be used directly or indirectly to identify a person. The only personal information that ALPARC collects are email addresses and first and last names. ALPARC collects this data to inform its public on news concerning the alpine protected areas in the Alpine region, general environmental policy and other news regarding nature conservation and protection through its newsletter and emailings.

2. Data collection and use

ALPARC collects the minimum amount of data necessary. This includes email addresses and names for ALPARC’s purposes only. Personal data is never transferred to third parties or used for commercial reasons. Your personal information stays confidential. Data transfers for internal communications will only be done with your permission. Everyone with access to your personal information at ALPARC is legally obliged to protect your data so that it stays confidential.

Personal information is collected for the following reason: External communications including newsletters and emailings

3. Data conservation

ALPARC keeps your personal information only for the amount of time it sees necessary to carry out its external communication activities or until you wish to be removed from its database.

4. Data security

ALPARC promises to protect any personal information it receives and to keep it confidential. It has adopted the appropriate technical and organizational measures to assure that your data is not modified, lost or used without permission.

5. Your rights

Under the EU General Data Protect Regulation law, you have the right to revoke consent to the use and collection of your personal information at any moment. In other words, you have the right to opt out of ALPARC’s external communications emailing list. This can be done by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every newsletter and mailing. You can also write to info@alparc.org or call at +33 (0) 4 79 26 55 00 to unsubscribe. Once you unsubscribe, you will no longer receive external communication emailings from ALPARC and your personal information will be erased. You can ask ALPARC to receive a portable copy of the data collected in a common format.

6. Cookies

Cookies are used only to assure the functioning of the ALPARC website. Cookies collected while consulting the Alparc website are never sold to third parties or consulted by the ALPARC team.

ALPARC - The Alpine Network of Protected Areas