Privacy policy


Vegetal Solutions is committed to protecting your privacy and personal data.

In accordance with the applicable personal data protection legislation, the purpose of this privacy policy is to explain how Vegetal Solutions will collect, process, protect and potentially share your personal data. This privacy policy also sets out your rights and how to exercise them.


Controller: The person or entity who determines the purpose and processing means for your personal data.

Applicable Personal Data Protection Legislation: Refers to Directive 2002/58/CE and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter the ‘GDPR’) as well as all delegation acts and implementation acts adopted due to the GDPR and all member state laws citing the provisions of the aforementioned GDPR.

Processor: The person or entity who processes the personal data on behalf, under the instructions and under the authority of the controller.

Vegetal Solutions: SAS Vegetal Solutions and all of its affiliated companies.

Personal Data: All data that may directly or indirectly identify an individual.

Website: The website and all of its sub-domains.


The Personal Data obtained through the Website are processed by Vegetal Solutions, an SAS (limited liability company) with equity of €160,042.96, entered in the Nantes company & trade register, acting in its capacity as Controller.

Vegetal Solutions’ contact details:
6 rue Saintonge BP 4305
44243 La Chapelle sur Erdre
Cedex 1 – France
Tel.: +33 (0)2 40 72 99 00

Categories of collected Personal Data categories

When you use the Website, the Controller or a third party acting on its behalf automatically collects and stores information about your system and your use of the Website. That information may include:

  • Your computer or electronic device’s unique identifier
  • Your IP address
  • Technical information about your device such as the type of device, web browser and operating system
  • Your preferences and settings in terms of time zone and language
  • Statistics on your browsing behaviour and activity

When you complete online surveys on the Website, ask for additional information on the Controller’s business including marketing and publicity, log in to use the online services, register for the newsletter, complete forms, and perform any other similar actions, the Controller may collect the Personal Data you have voluntarily supplied and which are required for supplying or improving the services, being:

  • Identity information (full name and email) used to identify you and supply the requested services.
  • Location information used to tailor the information to your geographical location.
  • And any other information you have voluntarily supplied.

Purpose of collecting Personal Data

The Controller will collect and process Personal Data only for the purpose of supplying you with its services or to meet a legal obligation.

The Controller will use your Personal Data only for the purpose for which you provided them, in accordance with the purpose indicated to you on our Website when you provided your Personal Data:

  • The Personal Data collected when you register for the Controller’s newsletters, complete any forms or submit any similar requests will only be used for the purpose for which those data were provided and collected.
  • The Personal Data collected when you visit the Website will be used to track your journey through the Website in order for the Controller to generate statistics on the most visited pages and, more generally, to check and improve the Website’s operation.
  • The Controller may only use your Personal Data for direct marketing, in order to provide you with better quality service, if you have agreed to it.

Legal basis of Personal Data processing

We process your Personal Data on the legal basis set out below:

Your consent: When you provide your Personal Data to the Controller, you agree that the latter may use your Personal Data for the declared purpose.

Performance of a contract: The Controller may process your Personal Data to fulfil its contractual obligations and supply you with its services.

Legal obligation: The Controller may process your Personal Data to fulfil a legal obligation.

Legitimate interests: The Controller may process your Personal Data to improve its services and ensure you enjoy a better experience on its Website.

Sharing your Personal Details

As stated above, the Controller is Vegetal Solutions. As such, your Personal Data may be shared with all affiliated companies located within or outside the European Union in order to provide you with the best possible service.

You authorise the Controller to share your Personal Data with service providers, subcontractors and agents performing certain services on its behalf and in accordance with its instructions, such as payment providers, IT providers, accountants, auditors and lawyers.

In some situations, the Controller may be required to share your Personal Data with government authorities and/or law enforcement bodies to comply with current laws, such as those combatting corruption, in order to protect the rights, property or safety of a third party or to comply with its general terms and conditions.

The Controller may also be required to share your Personal Data as part of a company merger, transfer of assets, consolidation, restructuring, financing, or the acquisition of all or part of its business by another company.


The Controller’s Website may contain links to other websites that may interest you. When you use those links to leave the Controller’s Website, note that the Controller has no control over those websites.

Consequently, the Controller cannot be held liable for protecting and maintaining the privacy of any information you provide, voluntarily or involuntarily, while visiting those websites and those websites are not covered by this privacy policy. We recommend that you are cautious and read the privacy policy for the websites in question.

Your rights

In accordance with current legislation, you have the following rights over your Personal Data:

Right to access: You have the right to request access to your Personal Data.

Right to rectification: You have the right to request that your Personal Data be rectified if they are incorrect or incomplete.

Right to erasure (right to be forgotten): You have the right to request that your Personal Data be erased, subject to one of the conditions set out by the GDPR being met. However, the Controller may refuse your request or keep some of your Personal Data in order to comply with certain legal obligations.

Right to restriction of processing: You have the right to ask the Controller to restrict how it processes your Personal Data.

Right to data portability: You have the right to ask to receive in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format the Personal Data you have supplied to the Controller in order to provide those data to another Controller. However, this right is subject to the following two conditions being met: (i) The processing is based on your consent or the performance of a contract and (ii) is performed using automated processing.

You may exercise these rights by emailing your request to and the Controller will do its utmost to respond to your request as quickly as possible.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for the member state in which you live.

You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by emailing with your request.

Retention period

The Controller may retain your Personal Data only for the time required to perform the processing for which the data was provided or to meet its legal obligations.

Data transfer outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

The Controller may need to transfer your Personal Data to a country outside the EEA which has legislation that provides a different level of protection for your Personal Data. If your Personal Data are transferred outside the EEA, that transfer will be performed only after the receiving party has signed the standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission. Those clauses provide guarantees for Personal Data transfers and are used by the Controller to secure the transfer and comply with the data protection legislation.

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about this privacy policy, you can contact the Data Protection Officer by emailing


The Controller has set up reasonable technical, organisational and structural measures to ensure a suitable level of protection for your Personal Data against any unauthorised or illegal processing and to prevent any accidental loss, destruction or damage to that data.

If your Personal Data are transferred to a third party, the Controller will ensure that your Personal Data are only processed in line with its instructions.

When the Controller has given you a password or you have selected one yourself to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential.

Cookies policy

Information about Cookies

Cookies refer to all tracers saved on the browser or hard drive of your IT equipment, including when you visit a website, read emails, use software or use mobile applications (hereinafter ‘Cookies’).

This Website uses various Cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience on the Website and offer you all the features available on the Website.

Purposes of various Cookies

Functional Cookies issued by the Website enable you to use the Website’s basic features, your device to adapt the Website’s display to your terminal’s display preferences (language, display resolution, operating system, etc.) when visiting the Website, and the system to remember information about forms that you complete on the Website.

The performance analysis Cookies issued by the Website enable the Controller to generate use and traffic volumes and statistics for the various parts of the Website.

The information obtained through Cookies is not shared with any unauthorised third parties.

Social network Cookies are issued by third parties, using the Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube tools with which the Website works, enabling the Controller to receive more accurate data on the Website audience and information on anything shared on social networks. Third party social network Cookies are not controlled by the Controller. Consequently, we recommend that you consult those third parties’ cookies policies.

Do you have to accept Cookies?

You are not obliged to accept the Cookies and may at any time refuse and/or block them by changing the browser settings to block all or some of them.

If you choose to refuse and/or block the Website’s Cookies, the Controller cannot in any way guarantee you access to all of the Website’s features and/or pages and cannot be held liable for any effect on the quality of your Website experience.

Deleting Cookies

Regardless of which browser you use, you can manage and/or delete Cookies. Check the following recommendations for your specific browser:
To delete Cookies in Google Chrome:

  • « Settings »
  • « Display advanced settings »
  • « Content setting »
  • In the ‘Cookies’ section of the page that appears, you can delete all or some cookies.

To delete Cookies in Mozilla Firefox:

  • « Tools »
  • « Tools »
  • On the ‘Privacy’ tab, open the ‘Storage rules’ menu and select ‘Use custom settings for history».
  • Tick or untick « Accept cookies ».

To delete Cookies in Internet Explorer:

  • « Tools »
  • « Internet Options »
  • On the ‘Privacy’ tab you can manage cookies using 6 levels of cookie restrictions.

To delete Cookies in Safari:

  • « Preferences »
  • On the ‘Privacy’ tab you can choose « Block cookies »

To delete cookies in another browser, check the documentation and help tools supplied by your browser.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

The Controller may update this Privacy Policy and all of those updates will be posted here. Consequently, we recommend that you regularly consult this page to stay up to date about our Privacy Policy.