Legal information

Website published by:

Legal name of the Company:


Address of the corporate headquarters:

2 rue Paul Beaupère
44300 NANTES

RCS : Nantes B 858 800 931 - Greffe de NANTES


Maria Francheteau, Communications Department Manager

Tel.: +33 (2) 40 68 57 34

Website hosted by:

O2switch - 222 Bd Gustave Flaubert, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand

Intellectual property

POLYSOUDE ("POLYSOUDE" or "we") offers visitors and users access to this website based on (and assuming) your acceptance of the following terms. POLYSOUDE hereby grants you a nontransferable, nonexclusive license to access, download and use this website solely for your personal use. We may, at our sole discretion, add, delete or change some or all the features provided on the website at any time or terminate this license. All materials, including but not limited to the configurations, displays, screens, and all information appearing on or displayed in connection with or contained by POLYSOUDE on this website are protected under all applicable laws and regulations.

POLYSOUDE owns, reserves and retains all property rights, including copyrights, to this website and its contents. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other indications of origin, including but not limited to POLYSOUDE’s domain name, displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of POLYSOUDE or a third party that has granted POLYSOUDE the right to use them on this site. Nothing contained herein should be construed as granting the browser or user any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the site without the prior written consent of POLYSOUDE or the third party. POLYSOUDE and/or third-party content providers remain the owners of the information displayed on this website and the user does not acquire any of these ownership rights by printing or downloading any of the information or otherwise making use of the website’s features.

For your convenience, POLYSOUDE provides links to other sites and links to this site may be provided from other sites either known or unknown to POLYSOUDE. POLYSOUDE is not responsible for the content of any site that is linked to or from this site and links do not imply that POLYSOUDE sponsors, licenses, endorses or is otherwise connected to the site, the products or services described therein, or its owner, or that POLYSOUDE has authorized the linked site to use any trademark, trade name, logo or other trademarked or copyrighted material belonging to POLYSOUDE.

The terms and conditions pertaining to the use of this website are governed by French law. The courts of France shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising from the use of this website.

Respect for privacy and use of personal data

The privacy and the security of your information are important to us. POLYSOUDE's policy is to respect and protect the privacy of the users of this web site. We will not voluntarily disclose individually identifiable information about our customers or other users of our website to any third party without first receiving that user's permission.

Ethics and use of collected data

POLYSOUDE only asks for certain types of personal information when using the website. In a few areas on our website, including order fulfillment and online customer support tools, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to enhance your site visit, assist you with technical support issues, or follow up with you after your visit. Unless the requested information is necessary for request fulfillment, you will be informed and it will be totally optional for you to provide it or not. However, by agreeing to the terms and conditions of this website, you authorize us to collect this information. We may ask for your name, email address, phone number, street address, type of business, customer preference information, customer number, as well as other similar personal information that is needed for registration or subscription to our services or offers.

Accordingly, POLYSOUDE uses the personal data you have provided to this website for the following purposes:
•    To ensure appropriate follow-up of your subscription for our services or offers and order fulfillment
•    To provide online customer assistance tools and follow-up in connection with such technical assistance
•    To process your application if you have responded online to a job offer at POLYSOUDE
POLYSOUDE also processes the personal data you provide in the course of your dealings and communications with us, such as your email exchanges, your discussions using tools and platforms provided by POLYSOUDE, or in connection with the virtual workspaces and collaborative tools used by POLYSOUDE. The purpose of such processing is to make these tools available, ensure and monitor their appropriate use, and ensure the security of the IT system and the confidentiality of the information it contains.

Passive personal data collection

Some of the personal data stored on our server is provided by you voluntarily when you complete forms online, while other data are collected automatically.

In order to improve user browsing experience on our sites and for statistical analysis purposes, POLYSOUDE automatically collects certain data when you visit our sites:
•    Your IP address: an IP address is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider so that you can access the web
•    The date and time you visit to the site and the pages you view
•    Your computer’s operating system and the internet browsing software used
•    Your login, if you browse restricted areas of the site
•    Your browsing history within Group websites and the duration of your connection

All collected data will be stored for a maximum duration of 5 years after the last contact.

We recommend that you also read our information about cookies below.

Transfer of Personal Data Outside the European Economic Area

Besides, the use of the web conference service as well as the availability of communication tools and platforms involves the transfer of personal data (names, surnames and email address) for the purpose of identification, and exchanged data (message, attachments)  for the purpose of hosting and administration to non-member states of the European Economic Area, including the United States, whose legislation on the protection of personal data is different from the legislation of the European Economic Area.

When we transfer your data to the United States, we will treat your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the Standard Contractual Clauses that were set out by the European Commission (decision 2010/87/EU).

Confidentiality of the Data Collected

POLYSOUDE uses your personal information exclusively for the specific purposes described above. The information that you provide to us will remain confidential and will be used only in connection with your relationship to POLYSOUDE and/or one of its affiliated companies as a customer; this information will never be released or sold to any third party for commercial or prospecting purposes.

Your Rights with Respect to Your Personal Data

Pursuant to French law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004 pertaining to the protection of private individuals with respect to the processing of personal data, amending the "Informatique et Liberté” Law No. 78-17 of January 6,1978, you have the right to access, rectify, modify and delete all personal data concerning you.

If you would like personal data you have provided to be changed or deleted, all you need to do is make a formal request to POLYSOUDE. You may also express your opposition to the processing of your personal data, provided it is based on serious grounds.

If you wish to have your personal data modified, rectified or deleted, or express opposition to the processing of your personal data, please send your request to:
•    By mail: POLYSOUDE – Communications Department – 2 rue Paul Beaupère – 44300 Nantes - France
•    By e-mail:


POLYSOUDE reserves the right to modify or complete this Privacy Statement at any time. All such updates will be flagged on the homepage of the website and you are advised to read this Privacy Statement every time you access the POLYSOUDE website. All such modifications or additions to this Privacy Statement are applicable as soon as they are posted on the website.