Data protection statement

HELM FRANCE, a limited liability company with a share capital of € 250 000, whose head office 31, Place Ronde - 92800 PUTEAUX, is registered under number 785 431 347 with the NANTERRE Trade and Companies Register (hereafter referred to as " HELM FRANCE ", "we", or "our") undertakes to protect your private life. This personal data protection statement governs the use and sharing of nominative personal data ("Personal data") that the user ("User" or "you") voluntarily communicates to HELM FRANCE when using the HELM FRANCE website and the services delivered via the www.helmfrance.com domain (the "Site"). By visiting the Site and communicating your details via the Site, you accept this data protection statement and the collection and sharing of your data by HELM FRANCE under the terms of this data protection statement.

HELM FRANCE may modify this data protection statement at any time at its sole discretion. We will inform you of the modifications, at least by updating this page. Therefore you are advised to regularly consult this website to remain aware of any modifications made to the data protection statement. By using the Site, you acknowledge and accept the collection and sharing of your Personal Data by HELM FRANCE under the terms of this data protection statement.

Collection of your personal data

We collect the data that you share via the Site. We may collect personal data such as your surname, first name, email address and other identifying elements that you send us. While users remain anonymous while they are browsing the Site, we will collect their IP address (the computer’s internet address) to monitor the session.

Our internet server collects and keeps the following general data about you: the domain used to access the Internet; the date and time you accessed the Site; the pages you visited; the Internet address of the website that linked you directly to our site; the type of device and Internet browser you use to access the Site. This data is automatically collected and used to help us improve our Site. It is also used to analyse, in tabular form, the number of visitors, new visitors, the origin of the referrers, the popularity of the pages, the number of uses, the error types – all this to make the Site more efficient for its users.

We may use cookies, which are small text files stored by your Internet browser and used to store and monitor users’ personal data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by configuring your browser to do so. However we point out that this type of configuration may prevent you from accessing certain information and using all the Site’s features.

Use of personal data

We neither rent out nor sell your personal data to outside advertisers. HELM FRANCE may well share the data it holds on you (as described above) with its subsidiaries and their respective managers, directors, employees, accountants and agents. Furthermore, HELM FRANCE may share this data with trusted partners to help us conduct statistical analyses, send you emails or letters, or provide customer support. All these third parties are under obligation to maintain your data confidential and they are forbidden from using your personal data for any other purpose than supplying services to HELM FRANCE unless required to do so by law.

We use your personal data to personalize the website to suit your interests. We may send you promotional emails about new products, special offers, or other information that we feel may interest you. Occasionally, we may use your personal data to contact you by email, telephone, fax or letter when conducting market surveys.

We may communicate data to the statutory and administrative authorities upholding the applicable law or if required by law. We may be required to access or divulge information about you for the purpose of protecting or defending the rights of HELM FRANCE and its subsidiaries, their employees and agents, to protect users’ security and safety and combat fraud.

HELM FRANCE may sell, transfer all or part of its assets as part of a merger, reorganization or asset sale or as part of a collective procedure. Personal data could be part of the transferred assets in such transactions.

Third-party internet sites

This protection statement only applies to the HELM FRANCE website and does not apply to third-party websites or other natural or legal persons. The Site may contain links to or media or other contents originating from other sites. Furthermore these media or other third-party contents may also contain external links. HELM FRANCE does not guarantee the confidentiality policy or practices of any third party. HELM FRANCE does not control, use or approve of the information, products or services of any third-party website that may be accessible via links from the Site. The use of any personal data that you communicate to these third parties will be governed by the confidentiality policy of said third party. We recommend that you consult the confidentiality policy of every website whose link is mentioned to discover how the site handles your personal data.

Protection of minors

This Site is aimed at the general public. HELM FRANCE does not collect personal data from minors of less than 13 years of age.

Right of access to your information

In compliance with the provisions of the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 amended in 2004, you have the right to demand access to your personal data at any time, including the origin and recipients of your personal data in addition to the purpose of processing, and you have the right to rectify and delete your personal data. To do so, simply send a written request or email to the following postal or email address:
- postal address: Espace 21, La Défense 7, 31 Place Ronde, 92986 Paris La Défense Cx
- email address: info@helmfrance.fr.
You can obtain more information on this issue by visiting the www.cnil.fr website.

Last updated in June 2015