Data Protection Policy

De Dietrich ascribes the greatest importance to protecting the personal data and privacy of its customers and of any person who accesses its website.

The purpose of this Personal Data Protection and Cookie Policy is to describe the purposes and types of personal data that may be processed by De Dietrich and its possible processors or partners.

All operations on your personal data are carried out in compliance with European regulation EU 2016/679, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The user of the website acknowledges having read and accepted this Site Policy. If the user does not agree with these terms, they are free to refrain from using the sites and from providing any personal data.


The following terms will have the following meanings:

“Personal data” refers to any information relating to a natural person who is identified or likely to be identified, directly or indirectly.

“Processing of personal data” refers to an operation or set of operations relating to personal data, irrespective of the process used (collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation, modification, extraction, consultation, use, communication by transmission or dissemination or any other form of provision, reconciliation).

The “Data Controller” is the natural or legal person who determines the purposes and means of processing, i.e. the objective and the manner of executing it. In practice and in general, this is a private or public body, embodied by its legal representative.

A “Processor” refers to the natural or legal person who processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.

An “Authorised Third Party” refers to the authority or public body that can access certain data contained in the public or private files because a law expressly authorises it.


The purpose of this personal data protection policy is to inform data subjects about how their personal data is collected and processed by De Dietrich.

Identity of the Data Controller

The personal data is collected by De Dietrich, 5 Rue de Lisbonne, 67300 Schiltigheim - FRANCE

Processing of personal data

De Dietrich collects your personal data as part of the operation of its website This data is processed in accordance with the purposes defined during the collection, some information being mandatory and others optional.

a) Legal basis

The processing operations are based on:

  • The establishment and execution of a contract or pre-contractual measures at the request of the data subject, or
  • The need to comply with the legal or regulatory obligations in force, or
  • The consent of the data subjects, or
  • The need to satisfy the legitimate interests of De Dietrich

b) Purposes

This processing is essential for the following purposes:

  • Management of contact forms;
  • Management of requests for information;
  • Management of newsletter subscriptions;
  • Sending of commercial information;
  • Management of applications;
  • The development of statistics and site traffic measurements

Furthermore, De Dietrich may need to collect personal data for other purposes, on the basis of legal obligations or on the basis of the legitimate interest or prior consent of the data subjects.

c) Processed data

When collecting data, you will be informed whether certain data must be entered or if it is optional. The data identified by an asterisk within the collection forms are mandatory. Without it, access to and use of the Services will be impossible.

Furthermore, De Dietrich may need to collect personal data for other purposes, and shall endeavour to obtain your prior consent for this.

In particular, De Dietrich may need to collect the following data:

  • Identity: surname, first names, postal address
  • Contact details: telephone number (landline or mobile), email address, exchanged correspondence
  • Data relating to newsletter subscriptions: surname, first names, email address
  • Data related to applications for job offers: application file (CV, Cover letter, Diplomas)
  •  Connection data: IP address, pages visited by the user, date and time of viewing

d) Recipients of the collected data

Personal data collected on this site is reserved for De Dietrich.

In the event that De Dietrich entrusts data processing activities to processors, the latter will particularly be chosen for sufficient guarantees as to the implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures, in particular in terms of reliability and security measures.

The data may, with your express prior consent, be transmitted to De Dietrich partners. Your consent can be withdrawn at any time.

e) Data transferred to authorities and/or public bodies

In accordance with the regulations in force, the data may be transmitted to the competent authorities on request and in particular to public bodies, exclusively to meet legal obligations, the judicial authorities and the bodies responsible for carrying out debt collection.

f) Data transferred outside the European Union

De Dietrich mainly processes personal data within the territory of the European Union. De Dietrich may need to transfer data to its subsidiaries in Switzerland and the United Kingdom, countries recognized by the European Commission as having an adequate level of data protection.

In the event of transfer outside the European Union and outside countries that are deemed to have adequate safeguards by the European Commission, De Dietrich implements tools or mechanisms to supervise data transfers in accordance with to the GDPR (e.g. internal company rules such as “Binding Corporate Rules”).

g) Storage durations

De Dietrich will store your personal data in a secure environment for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected or for the minimum retention period provided for by applicable law, particularly in civil and commercial matters. Some personal data may be stored by De Dietrich for longer periods, exclusively for scientific, historical or statistical research purposes.

Personal data is not stored for a period longer than that necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected.

Security measures

Given the evolution of technologies, the costs of implementation, the nature of the data to be protected as well as the risks to the rights and freedoms of individuals, De Dietrich implements all the appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to guarantee the confidentiality of the processed personal data and a level of security adapted to the risk.

Rights of Persons

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 relating to the protection of personal data, you have the following rights as regards your data: right of access, right of rectification, right to erasure, right of opposition, right to restriction of processing, right to portability.

For reasons relating to your particular situation, you may object at a later time to the processing of your data.

To exercise your rights, you can contact the Data Protection Officer appointed by De Dietrich: 

  • by email at 
  • or by post at DPO De Dietrich, 5 rue de Lisbonne, 67300 Schiltigheim

Subject to a breach of the above provisions, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) or the Data Protection Control Authority of your place of residence.


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Functional cookies facilitate browsing and improve the user-friendliness of websites.

Traffic measurement cookies make it possible to record information relating to your computer's browsing on our website (the pages viewed, the date and time of the viewing, etc.).

More specifically, the cookies installed on the site are intended:

  • to enable monitoring of traffic statistics (Google Analytics)
  • on sites with login, to keep the session active
  • to enable or facilitate electronic communication
  • to save the choice of accepting cookies

Configuring cookies

You can object to the saving of traffic measurement cookies by clicking on the “refuse all” home window when accessing the website or by configuring your browser settings, as indicated below.

You can also object to the saving of cookies by configuring your browser settings, in particular as follows:

The retention period of cookies varies depending on the type of cookies. The information concerning your consent relating to cookies is kept for a maximum period of 13 months.  Where applicable, the user is informed that access to certain services and sections of the site may, in this case, be altered or even impossible.

Google Analytics and Privacy

We use Google Analytics to track User activity on our websites and to know the number of users who visit our pages and what content and pages are viewed. The analysis is anonymous. Google Analytics cookies are stored on the User's terminal and can be transferred to a Google server located in the USA where they will be saved. Google will use this information to manage your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operators as well as to provide other services relating to the use of the Website and the Internet. Where necessary, Google will also pass this information on to third parties insofar as this is prescribed by law and these third parties will process this data on behalf of Google.

Changes to the privacy policy

If this Policy is modified by De Dietrich, or if legal or regulatory texts so require, it will be published on our websites and will be effective as soon as it is published. Therefore, we invite you to refer to it at each visit in order to be aware of its latest version that is permanently available on our websites.


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