Personal data protection (GDPR)

Changed on 01/02/2024

Inria is committed to protecting the personal data it processes for the purposes of its activities. In this respect, Inria undertakes to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 ("GDPR") and the amended French Data Protection Law (Loi Informatique et Libertés). This page describes the personal data processing relating to the use of the website.

Personal data


Data Controller

The Data Controller is Inria. The Data Controller's representative is the CEO of Inria.


Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) appointed by Inria can be contacted :

  • by e-mail on
  • or by post (with proof of identity if you are asking to exercise your rights) at the address below

A l'attention de la Déléguée à la Protection des Données (DPO)
2004 Route des Lucioles

Purpose of the processing

The data entered into the contact form on the website is used solely to receive and reply to messages sent via this form.


Legal basis of the processing

The data is collected on a consent or voluntary basis.


Data records

Personal data is liable to be collected by the Inria Communication Department: Direction de la Communication d’Inria, Domaine de Voluceau – Rocquencourt B.P. 105 - 78153 Le Chesnay France. The personal data collected in the contact form are:

  • Surname
  • First name
  • E-mail address
  • Content of the message.


Recipients of the data

These data are forwarded to the agents concerned by the members of the Inria Communication Department in charge of administering this site.


Data retention times

These data are retained for a maximum of 2 months


Transferring data outside the European Union

No data are transferred outside the European Union.


Personal rights

Pursuant to the statutory and regulatory provisions applicable, in particular French Data Protection Law (Law no. 78-17 of 6 January) and Regulation (EU) no. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (applicable since 25 May 2018), you have the following rights:

  • To exercise your right of access, to find out what personal data concerning you is held;
  • To ask for your data to be updated, if they are incorrect;
  • To request the portability or erasure of your data;
  • To ask for the processing of your data to be limited;
  • To oppose the processing of your data, on legitimate grounds;



Right to lodge a complaint

If you consider, after contacting us, that your data protection rights have not been respected, you have the possibility of lodging a complaint with the CNIL online or by post.





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