FAO storage systems

The purpose of this Charter is to inform customers and prospective customers of the conditions under which FAO collects and processes their personal data when they use the site.

1. Definitions

Personal data : any information relating to an identified person or a person who can be identified directly or indirectly by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, a location data, an online identifier.

Cookie: a text file that may be stored in a dedicated space on the hard disk of your terminal (PC, tablet, cell phone) when you visit our sites using your Internet browser.

Terminal: hardware equipment such as a computer, tablet, smartphone and more generally any means of communication on which a customer or prospect has a browser enabling them to consult a website.


2.1 Methods of collecting personal data

2.1.1 FAO is likely to collect personal data about you when you fill in the collection forms (contact form), subscribe to our newsletter to receive our information letter or our product information e-mails.
2.1.2. The mandatory or optional nature of the answers is indicated on the forms used to collect your Personal Data.

2.1.3. FAO may collect Personal Data about you indirectly through Cookies and/or from external partners who have obtained, where necessary, your permission to transfer, rent or exchange them for the purposes indicated in this Charter.

2.2 Purpose of processing Personal Data

The personal data collected is processed by computer for the purpose of managing customers and prospects and for the performance of our services under the responsibility of FAO.

2.3 Recipients of personal data

2.3.1. Your personal data will be accessible to FAO employees, within the limits of their functions, and to its subcontractors.

2.4 Individual rights

2.4.1. In accordance with French and European regulations on the protection of personal data, you have the right to access your personal data. You also have the right to rectify or delete any personal data concerning you that is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or out of date, or whose collection, use, communication or storage is prohibited. You may also object to the processing of your data.

2.4.2. You can exercise your rights by sending a request by post to FAO 5 Rue Jean Marie Texier, 35500 Vitré, France, or by e-mail to contact@fao.fr, providing proof of identity.


As part of your use of the https://www.fao.fr websites, information relating to your browsing activities may be recorded by one or more cookies, if you so choose.
You can deactivate these cookies at any time, free of charge, using the deactivation options provided. You are reminded of these possibilities below, in the knowledge that this may reduce or prevent access to the services offered by the site.

3.1. Cookies used
The https://www.fao.fr website uses the following cookies:

3.1.1. Functional cookies
These cookies are essential for browsing our sites, using the main features of our sites and securing your connection.
For example, these cookies enable direct access to reserved and personal areas of our sites, thanks to identifiers or data that you may have previously entrusted to us. Without these cookies you will not be able to use the site normally.

3.1.2. Functionality cookies
These cookies are not essential for browsing our site, but they do enable us to optimize its operation and provide you with access to specific functions.
These cookies also enable us to adapt the presentation of our sites to your terminal’s display preferences. These cookies enable you to enjoy a smooth, customized browsing experience.

3.1.3. Audience measurement cookies
These cookies enable us to track the use and performance of our site, and to compile statistics on traffic volumes and the use of the various elements of our sites (content visited, routes taken). These cookies enable us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services.

3.1.5. Social network sharing cookies
FAO may integrate social network sharing buttons on its sites to enable you to share content from its sites with others. The parties providing these buttons may identify you and track your browsing on our sites even if you have not clicked on one of the buttons. These buttons may generate Cookies, the presence, number and status of which may depend on your use of the platforms in question before or during your visit to our site.

FAO has no control over the use of these functions by these players. We invite you to consult the terms of use of your data on these social networks, which are specific to each player.

3.2. Accept or reject Cookies

You can accept or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time by :
– set your browser to disable or accept cookies,
– set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you can accept or reject it.
Refusal of Cookies may prevent you from accessing certain functions of the Sites, FAO no longer guaranteeing access to all functions of the Sites.

You can set Cookies by following the instructions below depending on the browser you are using:
– Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explore…
– Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/autoriser-bloquer-cookies-preferences…
– Under Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en
– On Safari: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/HT201265
– Under Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies 


FAO undertakes to take all measures it deems useful and appropriate in view of the nature of the data, in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of your personal data and, in particular, to prevent it from being distorted, damaged or accessed by unauthorized third parties.
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