Privacy and cookie policy for the lagardere.com website

Lagardère Ressources SAS (registered office located at 4-10 avenue André Malraux 92689 Levallois Perret Cedex, France; registered with the Nanterre Trade and Companies Registry under number 348 991 167), in its capacity as Data Controller (hereinafter "Lagardère" or "we"), attaches great importance to protecting and respecting your privacy.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016-679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter the "Regulation"), of our practices regarding the collection, use and sharing of information that you may provide to us via our website lagardere.com (hereinafter the "Site").

1. What Data do we collect?

When using the Site, you are required to transmit information to us, some of which may identify you and therefore constitutes personal data within the meaning of the Regulation (hereinafter "Data"). This is particularly the case when you wish to:

  • contact Lagardère;
  • subscribe to our e-mail alert;
  • apply to a job listing posted by Lagardère; 
  • obtain a specific publication or documentation from Lagardère.

This information includes the following Data:

Contact form:

  • Title;
  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • Address;
  • Post code;
  • City;
  • Country;
  • Company;
  • Profile;
  • Telephone;
  • E-mail;
  • Purpose of the request.


E-mail alert form:

  • Title;
  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • Company;
  • Country;
  • Profile;
  • E-mail.


Application form:

  • Title;
  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • E-mail;
  • Telephone;
  • Education level;
  • Experience;
  • Main job position sought;
  • Other job positions sought;
  • Geographic mobility;
  • Expected salary (gross annual);
  • Availability;
  • CV;
  • Cover letter or other accompanying documents;
  • Other: specific fields for application processing.


Publication order form:

  • Title;
  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • Company;
  • Profile;
  • E-mail;
  • Telephone;
  • Address;
  • Post code;
  • City;
  • Country;
  • Purpose of the publication request.


2. How do we use the Data we collect?

We use the collected Data for the following purposes, and on the following legal grounds:

 Purpose

  Legal grounds

 Manage the questions and requests received

  Consent

 Manage subscriptions to and unsubscriptions
 from our e-mail alert

  Consent

 Manage applications for job listings within
 the Lagardère group

  Legitimate interests

 Retain application information for future opportunities

  Legitimate interests

 Manage publication and documentation requests

  Consent


When the Data is collected, you are informed whether certain Data is required or optional. The Data marked with an asterisk in the collection form is required. Failure to provide required Data may mean that your request cannot be fully processed.

3. Who are the recipients of the Data we collect?

3.1. Various recipients based on the Data collected and the purposes of the processing

The Lagardère group's Corporate Communications Department is the recipient of the Data used to send our newsletters and to manage publication orders (e-mail alert form and publication request form).

The recipient of the Data used to manage questions and requests (contact form) depends on the nature of your request. We may transfer your request to our Group's subsidiaries.

The Lagardère group's Human Resources Department is the recipient of the Data used to manage job applications. Other individuals within the Group involved in the recruitment process and their service providers may also have access to your Data.

3.2. Data transferred to public authorities and/or bodies

In accordance with the regulations in force, your Data may be transferred to the competent authorities upon request, in particular public bodies, court officials, public officials and debt recovery agencies, exclusively in order to meet legal obligations and when identifying the perpetrators of offences committed on the Internet.

3.3. Data transferred to third parties

We do not transfer your Data to any third party. Only our technical service providers (hosting, newsletter mailing) use your Data, on behalf of Lagardère and solely for the above-indicated purposes. Such third parties act only in accordance with our instructions and are contractually obliged to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality for your Data as we do and to comply with the applicable personal data protection regulations.

4. How long do we retain your Data?

Your Data will not be retained for longer than strictly necessary for the purposes as set out in this policy and in accordance with the Regulation and applicable laws.

In this regard:

  • the Data used to manage the questions and requests that we receive is retained for the duration of the processing, plus the applicable legally required periods;
  • the Data used to send our newsletters is retained until you unsubscribe;
  • the Data used to manage the job applications that we receive is retained for a two-year period from the last contact with the applicant in order to offer him or her other opportunities, in the legitimate interests of Lagardère and unless the applicant objects;
  • the Data used to manage publication orders is retained for a three-year period from the date the Data was collected or the last contact with the person concerned.

Your Data is erased when the retention period ends. Nevertheless, your Data may be archived beyond the relevant periods for the sole purpose of making your Data available to judicial authorities, where necessary in connection with the detection, investigation and prosecution of criminal offences.

Archiving means that your Data will no longer be available online but will be retrieved and retained on a secure stand-alone medium.

5. How and where is your Data transferred?

Your Data may be transferred from a country within the European Union to a non-EU country.

When we transfer your Data outside the European Union, we will always do so in a secure and lawful manner:

  • either by transferring the Data to a recipient located in a country that provides an adequate level of protection, as certified by the European Commission by means of an adequacy decision;
  • by implementing or enforcing the Standard Contractual Clauses adopted by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for your Data;
  • by applying the Binding Internal Corporate Rules validated by the competent data protection authorities;
  • or by using any appropriate safeguards referred to in Article 46 of the Regulation.

You can access any of the above-mentioned documents by contacting us at the address given in Article 10 of this policy.

6. How is your Data protected?

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised access to or modification, disclosure, loss or destruction of your Data.

7. What are your rights to your Data?

In accordance with the applicable personal data protection laws and regulations, you have a number of rights in relation to your Data, namely:

  • A right of access and information: you have the right to be informed in a concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible manner of how your Data is processed. You also have the right to obtain (i) confirmation that your Data is being processed and, if applicable, (ii) access to and a copy of that Data.
  • A right to rectification: you have the right to rectify any inaccurate personal Data. You also have the right to complete any incomplete personal Data by providing a supplementary statement. If you exercise this right, we undertake to communicate any rectification to all recipients of your Data.
  • A right to erasure: in certain cases, you have the right to have your Data erased. However, this is not an absolute right and we may retain your Data for legal or legitimate reasons.
  • A right to restriction of processing: in certain cases, you have the right to restrict the processing of your Data.
  • A right to Data portability: you have the right to receive the Data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format for your personal use or for transmission to a third party of your choice. This right only applies where the processing of your Data is based on your consent or on a contract or is carried out by automated means.
  • A right to object to processing: you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your Data for processing based on our legitimate interest, for the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest or for direct marketing purposes. However, this is not an absolute right and we may refuse your request to object for legal or legitimate reasons.
  • A right to withdraw your consent: you have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data for processing based on your consent. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing based on your consent before your withdrawal.
  • A right to file a complaint to a supervisory authority: you have the right to contact the relevant data protection authority to file a complaint concerning our personal data protection practices.
  • A right to give instructions about what happens with your Data in the event of your death: you have the right to give us instructions about how your Data is used in the event of your death.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us and our Data Protection Officer at the following address: delegueprotectiondonnees@lagardere.fr.

Please note that you may be required to provide proof of your identity.

8. Use of cookies

When you browse the Site, your personal Data is collected and processed via cookies, pixels and other tracers (hereinafter "cookies").

Cookies are used by Lagardère and/or its partners for several purposes, as are set out below. These purposes are based either (i) on Lagardère's legitimate interest, of which you are hereby informed and to which you may object, or (ii) on your prior consent, which you may grant or withdraw.

In addition, Lagardère uses certain technical cookies that are necessary to enable you to access the Site and its functionalities.

8.1. What is a cookie?

Cookies (and other tracers such as tags, beacons or pixels) are technologies that enable Lagardère and/or its partners to place or read information contained on the device (e.g., your computer, tablet or smartphone) that you use when visiting one of our sites.

8.2. Which cookies are used?

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Technical cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the Site: Technical cookies are essential for browsing the Site and ensuring its proper functioning. They enable you to use the Site's functionalities and services. Our use of technical cookies is based on our legitimate interest.
  • Functionality cookies: We use functionality cookies to improve and personalise the Site's features. They may be enabled by our teams, or by partners whose services are used on the Site. Our use of functionality cookies is based on your consent to enable them on your device.
  • Performance cookies: We use performance cookies to collect information about your use of the Site and to understand and record how you use the Site or its content. Performance cookies enable us to generate statistics on the number of visitors to the Site and usage patterns, which in turn enables us to improve its services and content. Our use of performance cookies is based on your consent to enable them on your device.


8.3. How do I manage or change my cookies settings?

Enabling cookies that are not essential to the operation of the Site requires your consent, as does the processing of the personal data derived from such cookies. 
That is why you are asked to accept or refuse such processing on your first visit to the Site, when you arrive on one of its pages.
You can change your settings at any time, including withdrawing your consent, by clicking on the "cookie settings" icon on the home page of the Site. 

8.4. Who places cookies?

Cookies from our Site may be placed by Lagardère or by the below-listed partners:

  • Qualquant
  • Xiti 
  • Boursier.com
  • Vimeo
  • Talentsoft

Visit the partners' website to consult their cookie policy.

8.5. What types of data are used and collected?

The following types of Data are collected via (strictly necessary) technical cookies:

  • user session;
  • IP address; 
  • time spent on the page;
  • number of page views.


This Data:

  • gives you access to the Site and its features and/or provides you the services that you have requested from us;
  • allows for maintenance to be carried out.


The types of Data that may be collected through other cookies are the following:

  • expiry date of the cookies;
  • name of the server that placed the cookie;
  • IP address; 
  • type of device used;
  • pages viewed;
  • date and time of the actions taken;
  • preferences and choices made on digital spaces.


Using this Data, we can then:

  • improve and personalise the Site's features;
  • generate statistics on the number of visits to the Site and improve the Site's performance.


8.6. How long do cookies last?

Cookies are placed on your device for different periods, depending on whether they are session cookies (i.e., cookies that are temporarily placed on your device when you visit the Site and are then removed when you close the window on your browser) or permanent cookies (i.e., cookies that remain on your device for a certain period in order to enable us to retain your preferences for your next visit). Strictly necessary technical cookies are placed for the duration of the session. Functionality cookies placed are retained respectively for 6 months by Qualquant, one year by Boursier.com, four month by Talentsoft and 2 years by Vimeo. Xiti performance cookies are retained for one year.

9. Changes to the privacy policy

We may amend this policy from time to time, in particular to comply with any regulatory, legal, editorial or technical developments. If applicable, we will change the "last updated" date to show when the changes were made and, where necessary, we will inform you and/or ask for your consent. We advise you to check this page regularly for any changes or updates to our policy.

10. Contact us

If you have any questions about this policy or any queries about your Data, you can contact us by sending an email to our Data Protection Officer at the following address: delegueprotectiondonnees@lagardere.fr.

Alternatively, you can write to us by post at the following address: For the attention of the Data Protection Officer, Lagardère Ressources, 4-10 avenue André Malraux, 92689 Levallois-Perret Cedex, France.


Updated on 26 November 2021.