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As part of the operation of the site accessible at the address www.maisongainsbourg.fr (the "Site"), La Maison Gainsbourg is required to collect and process information some of which is classified as "Personal Data".

The purpose of this Confidentiality Policy is to inform individuals (hereafter "you") whose Personal Data are likely to be collected by Maison Gainsbourg as part of the operation of the Site, about the conditions under which such Personal Data will be collected, processed and stored. 


The Personal Data collected as part of the operation of the Site are processed by ARTEUM MUSEES, a French simplified joint stock company (société par actions simplifiée) with capital of € 10,000 whose registered office is located at 16 rue Gaillon, 75002 Paris, registered in the Paris Trade and Companies Register (hereafter "TCR") under the number 912 789 922, acting on behalf of the SOCIETE D’EXPLOITATION DE L’HÔTEL PARTICULIER DE SERGE GAINSBOURG ET DE SES ANNEXES whose registered office is located at 8, square Pétrarque, 75016 PARIS, registered under the number 881 533 335 at the Paris TCR (hereafter "Maison Gainsbourg").


Your Personal Data are likely to be collected as part of the operation of the Site, particularly when creating your personal space, purchasing products or gift cards, or subscribing to the newsletter.

We also collect indirect Personal Data by using cookies to understand how you use the Site.


You will find in this chart more detailed information about the uses that we make of your data, i.e. the processing purposes, together with the legal basis justifying such processing in accordance with the applicable regulations.


Use of cookies

When viewing the Site, information relating to the browsing of your terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on our Site is likely to be recorded in "cookie" files, subject to the choices which you will have expressed concerning cookies and which you can change at any time.

What is a cookie? And what are they used for?

A cookie is a text file placed on your computer by a web server which is only accessible by that web server. It is used to recognise you, with your user preferences, when you next visit, from the same workstation, the site which left the file.

The cookies used on our Site allow the services, sections and pages which the user has visited, and more generally his/her browsing behaviour, to be identified. This information is useful for better customising the services and content which appear on our site and for facilitating your browsing.

Cookies are also needed for the proper operation of some services or to measure their visitor numbers.

The cookies that we issue are used for the purposes described below, subject to the configuring of your choices which you can change at any time.

- Internal cookies:

Session and personalisation cookies: they allow users to be recognised on our Site so that all of the changes that they make on a page are memorised from one page to another (for example: language used, display resolution, operating system and security settings).

Visitor number statistics and measuring: anonymous data collected via Google Analytics and used to measure the traffic on our Site and optimise it.

Most of these functional internal cookies expire at the end of your visit to our Site. Others have a longer lifetime, but this never exceeds 12 months.

- Third party cookies:

Third-party cookie applications incorporated within the Site (social networks, browsers, federated authentication): some third party companies are likely to issue cookies from certain spaces accessible on our Site. The issuing and use of cookies by these companies are subject to the policies of those companies. They need consent for advertising purposes and the cookies are also used for federated authentication (single account which allows different sites to be accessed in a single connection).

How do you accept or refuse the use of the cookies?

When you first visit maisongainsbourg.fr, a banner advises you of the use of cookies and proposes the configuration of your preferences. To give your consent, click on the "OK for me" button. To refuse, click on the "No thank you" button. To configure your preferences, click on "I will choose". Your choices will be saved for 12 months. You can however choose, at any time, to remove or deactivate all or part of these cookies by clicking on the "Manage my cookies" button.

You can also configure your choices within your browser to:

- advise you of the cookies which are placed on your computer;

- allow you to accept or refuse them, on a case by case basis or systematically.

Each browser's configuration is different. We would advise you to refer to your browser's help menu in order to configure your browser according to your wishes.

Feel free to take a look at the advice for using these settings, depending on the browser used; this can be seen on the website page of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (French National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties) (hereafter "CNIL"). www.cnil.fr


The Personal Data collected as part of the creation of a personal space and/or as part of an order on the Site are kept for a period of 3 years from the most recent of the following two dates: date of the creation of the personal space / date of the last order placed by the Customer on the Site.

The Personal Data collected as part of the subscription to the Newsletter are kept for the full period of the subscription to the Newsletter.

The Personal Data collected through Cookies will be kept for a maximum period of 12 months.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may extend the retention period for some of your Personal Data solely for the purpose of meeting our legal obligations. 

Upon the expiry of the aforementioned period, your Personal Data will be either anonymised for statistical purposes and according to an archiving system suitable for the preservation of your rights, or destroyed.

We undertake to take all technical and organisational measures to limit access to your Personal Data merely to authorised people and to ensure the security of such Data against any type of event (destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised dissemination or access, etc.)


Meeting your orders and providing the information service via the Newsletter may require some of your Personal Data to be passed on to our service providers, but solely for the purpose of the necessary services being provided by them.

We may also pass your personal data on to technical sub-contractors that we use as part of the operation of the Site (IT, banking data, etc.).

We make sure that all of our service providers and sub-contractors undertake to ensure full compliance with the personal data regulations in force within the European Union and with our obligations under this Confidentiality Policy. 


We keep your data solely in France or within the European Union.

Some of our service providers or sub-contractors that receive your Personal Data may be located in countries offering personal data protection levels that are not equivalent to the data protection level in the European Union.

In such a case, we have regulated the transfer of your Personal Data via contractual undertakings with service providers and sub-contractors so that they undertake to put a sufficient level of protection of your Personal Data in place.


In accordance with the regulations in force, as far as your Personal Data are concerned, you have a:

- Right of access and communication: you can ask if Personal Data concerning you are processed and, if it is, you can ask to obtain a copy in an understandable format;

- Right of rectification: you can ask Maison Gainsbourg for your Personal Data to be, as applicable, rectified or added to if they are inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or out of date;

- Right to erasure: you can ask Maison Gainsbourg to erase your Personal Data in the cases provided for by the legislation and the regulations;

- Right to limitation: you can ask for the processing of your Personal Data to be limited for the purpose of suspending the use, whether partial or total, of your Personal Data temporarily;

- Right to object: you can, at any time, for reasons relating to your particular situation, object to your Personal Data being processed where the legal basis is the legitimate interest of La Maison Gainsbourg;

- Right to portability: you have the right to the portability of your Personal Data. La Maison Gainsbourg does however draw your attention to the fact that this is not a general right, as all data of any processing are not portable and this right only concerns automated processing to the exclusion of manual or hard copy processing. This right is limited to processing the legal basis of which is your consent or the implementation of pre-contractual measures or measures under a contract.

- Right to make a complaint: you have the right to make a complaint to the CNIL in France (3, place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris) to contest the practices of Maison Gainsbourg with regard to personal data protection and respecting privacy.

By way of additional information, you can go to the CNIL's page advising you of your various rights: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/les-droits-pour-maitriser-vos-donnees-personnelles.


Any request relating to these rights can be made by sending a letter attaching proof of identity (copy of an identity document) to the following address:
Maison Gainsbourg, 14 rue de Verneuil, 75 007 Paris or by email to contact@maisongainsbourg.fr 

In accordance with the regulations in force, you can, at any time, object to receiving informational and commercial emails and ask to no longer appear in Maison Gainsbourg's mailing lists:

- via the "unsubscribe" link located at the end of emails from Maison Gainsbourg;

- via an email sent to the following address: contact@maisongainbourg.fr

Any request for additional information relating to exercising your right on personal data must be sent to dpo@maisongainsbourg.fr.