The General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP) and The Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD)

Date: May 2018


The General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP) is an European regulation which is the reference text for the protection of personal data and which strengthens and unifies data protection for people within the EU. The GRDP allows you to exercice your rights of rectification, opposition, erasure, portability and limitation of the use of your personal data. This privacy policy defines and describes how the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD) uses and protects information you provide it, if necessary, when you use its website accessible via the URL

The privacy and protection of your personal data have always been a strong commitment of the FFRD. Thus, the new regulation has little impact on how we collect and manage your data. In general, you can visit the FFRD website ( without providing any personal information. Therfore, you don’t have to transmit this information to the FFRD.

Nevertheless, you may use our « submission form » to send us your application for our calls for proposals. As such, by completing our « submission form », you are asked to fill in your surname, first name, email address, phone number, company and function (hereafter your « Personal Information »). By providing this information, you expressly accept that it will be promesse by the FFRD, for the purpose indicated in the « Purposes of processing » section below and for the purposes stated at the end of each form. In accordance with the General Regulation on Data Protection (GRDP) adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, amended, the FFRD informs you on the following points:



The controller is the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD), having its headquarters in Paris and its offices at 60 rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 PARIS – France. Phone: + 33 (0)1 85 08 48 08



The Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD) is likely to deal with your Personal Information: (a) for the purposes of providing you information or documentation you have requested (in particular on diabetes, on research, on the call for proposals or on the FFRD) ; (b) for the purposes of managing the calls for research projects of the FFRD ; (c) for the purposes of providing you with practical information as part of our calls for proposals ; (d) for the purposes of contacting you regarding your application submission ; (e) for the purposes of providing you with tax receipts following your donation, in accordance with legal obligations ; (f) for the purposes of allowing you to review the application files.



The personal data collected are for the sole use of the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD), for purposes of Internal managment and as part of our relationships with the donors, only when you have expressly given your consent via the files application form. The FFRD is the only recipient of your Personal Information which is never transmitted to a third party. The FFRD does not proceed to the marketing, transfer or exchange of personal data of the visitors and users of its website or its submission form, with no other association or for-profit structure.



We keep your personal data during a limited period of time with regard to the purpose of the processing and the limitation periods. This storage period runs from your last activity on our platform. However, you are entitled to request the delation of your personal data at any time by sending an email to: secretariat.



The Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD) implements organizational, technical, software and physical measures regarding digital safety to protect your personal data against alteration, destruction, and unauthorized access. Data collected by the FFRD are hosted and secured by the OVH company. Our provider meets very strict standards regarding data safety and protection. Files are backed up and access to servers protected by passwords.



However, it should be noted that Internet is not a complete secure environment and that our platform can not guarantee the safety of the information transmission or storage over the Internet. In case of violation or suspicion of violation of personal data, the

Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research ( (FFRD) reports the incident to the CNIL as soon as it can, and if possible, no later than 72h after being aware of it, unless the violation is not likely to create a risk for the human rights and freedoms.



In application of the applicable regulations, you have the following rights:

  • Right to access (article 15 GRDP and articles 39 and 70-19 Data Protection Act), your personal data to know what they are ;
  • Right to update or correct (article 16 GRDP, articles 40 I and 70-20 Data Protection Act) your data, either by logging you into your account and configuring your account settings ; or by requesting the update of your personal data ;
  • Right to erase (article 17 GRDP, articles 40 II et 70-20 Data Protection Act) your personal data when they are inaccurate, incomplete, equivocal, out of date, or whose collection, use, communication or storage is forbidden, in accordance with applicable data protection laws ;
  • Right to withdraw your consent at any time (article 13-2c GRDP) ;
  • Right to limit the processing of your data (article 18 GRDP, article 70-20 Data Protection Act) ;
  • Right to oppose the processing of your data (article 21 GRDP and article 38 Data Protection Act) ;
  • Right to your data portability, when these data are automatically processed based on your consent or on a contract (article 20 GRDP) ;


that you can exercice by writing to Fondation Francophone pour la Recherche sur le Diabète 60 rue Saint-Lazare 75009 PARIS Or via email to: Stéphanie

Before the implementation of one of your rights, the FFRD may ask you for a proof of your identity in order to check its accuracy.



Please note that this privacy policy is likely to be modified or completed by the Francophone Foundation for Diabetes Research (FFRD), in order to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological evolutions. This update will be clearly identified at the top of this policy. These modifications engage the user as soon as they are posted online, and he/she must regularly consult this privacy policy in order to be aware of any possible modifications.





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These are likely to be installed in your device subject to choices and options you have expressed or may express at any time, in accordance with this policy.

For the sake of information and transparency, the FFRD defined this policy to allow you to know more about: – the origin and the purpose of information processed during your visit on the Site ; – your rights regarding cookies and other tracers used by the FFRD.


The cookie is a file saved on the hard disk of your computer, your smartphone or any other device, containing status information about your navigation.

The status information may be for example a session ID, a language, an expiry date, etc.

The cookies allow you to keep status information, during their validity period, when a browser accesses the different pages of a Website or when this browser later returns on this Site.


We use cookies and other tracers for the main technical purposes, as following:

Cookies strictly necessary to facilitate the navigation on the Site

In particular, these cookies are intended to:

• optimize the user experience and facilitate the navigation, in particular via the determination of « technical routes » for navigation ;

• remember the information that the user has seen the information banner “cookies” and continued browsing, thus consenting to the insertion of cookies on his/her device ;

• implement security measures (for example in order to ensure the proper functioning of the Site and the use of its main technical functions such as performance monitoring and navigation errors, user session managment, etc.).

Functionality cookies

These cookies are especially intended to adapt the Site to the display preferences of your device (language, currency, display resolution, operating system used, display configuration and setting of web pages depending on the device your are using and its location, etc.).

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These cookies allow you to share on social networks, your opinion on the Site and share contents (eg. application buttons « Share » or « Like » from social networks).

The social networking applications on the Site, as mentioned above, may in some cases allow the corresponding social networks to identify you, even if you have not clicked on the application buttons. Indeed, this type of button can allow the social network in question to follow your navigation on the Site, just because your social network account is activated on your device (open session) during your navigation.

We recommend that you consult the policies of these social networks to learn about the use purposes, including advertisings, and navigation information they can collect. These policies should, in particular, enable you to exercice your choices with these social networks, in particular by setting up your usage accounts for each of them.


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At any time you can reverse your option via the different means described in the section « How to manage cookies? ».


Several options are available to manage cookies and other tracers. You can configure your browser to:

– accept all cookies, or

– systematically reject them, or

– choose the ones you accept according to their origins.

You can also set your browser to accept or refuse cookies, on a case-by-case basis, prior to their implementation. You can also regularly delete cookies from your device via your browser.

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