Privacy and personal data
This page aims to inform you about the use of your personal data on this website.
This document was last updated on the 31st of may 2022.
The CCSD is committed to ensure that the processing of personal data on this website complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the French Data Protection Act.
Sciencesconf.org is a conference management platform for french and foreign academic institutions developed and administed by the CCSD (Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe).
Consultation of the site is free and does not require a user account.
In order to provide you with personalised services, such as proposals deposit, event registration , e-mail contacts, etc., we may be obliged to ask you to identify yourself.
As part of this process, the CCSD may process personal information about you. This may include information identifying your consultations, registration for an alert service, or information collected when you create an account to submit documents or register.
The data manager for www.sciencesconf.org is
CCSD (Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe)
28 Rue Louis Guérin
Purpose of the processing
Data provided in forms are used to identify you, to know which content belongs to you, to contact you, for example to send you e-mail notifications when one of your documents is accepted or refused.
Legal basis for processing
Data collection is based on consent or volunteering.
Personal data may be collected by the CCSD (Centre for Direct Scientific Communication).
- E-mail address (required)
- Login/identifier (required)
- Password (required)
- First name (required)
- Last name (required)
As part of the document submission form, we record the nature of your actions and your user ID, for example to know who has submitted, modified, moderated a document.
As part of the registration form, we record data entered in registration form for the registration management.
As part of the visit to the site :
- Accession data is recorded for statistical and security audit purposes via the web server and stored in accordance with legal requirements.
- File download statistics are also compiled by anonymising IP addresses. We store addresses such as 1.1.XXX.XXX
- Consultation statistics are also established with the free software Matomo by anonymising the IP addresses. We store addresses such as 1.1.XXX.XXX
Data retention period
Personal data are kept until the account is deleted.
Non-anonymised consultation data (server logs) are kept for 1 year.
The recipients of collected data are CCSD staff and event organizers.
The processing does not involve automated decision making (Article 22 of the GDPR).
Data transfer outside the European Union
No transfer outside the European Union.
In accordance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions, in particular Law No. 78-17 of 6 January, as amended, relating to information technology, files and freedoms and European Regulation No. 2016/679/EU of 27 April 2016 (applicable since 25 May 2018), you have the following rights:
Update or delete your data by logging into your account and configuring the settings;
To exercise these rights
Contact the CCSD team: support at sciencesconf.org
You can also contact the Data Protection Officer at the following address
dpd.demandes at @cnrs.fr
17 rue Notre Dame des Pauvres
F-54519 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy Cedex
Right to lodge a complaint
If, after contacting us, you feel that your rights with regard to information technology and civil liberties have not been respected, you may lodge a complaint online with the CNIL or by post.