Privacy policy

The Hautefort Town Hall (“we,” “our,” “us”) operates the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”). This page explains our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service, as well as the choices available to you concerning this data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which are available at


Service: The website operated by the Hautefort Town Hall.                                                                                 Personal Data: Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from that data (or from that data and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).                                                                                                 Usage Data:  Usage Data is automatically collected data generated either by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).Cookies: Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).                             Data Controller: The Data Controller refers to the natural or legal person (alone or jointly or in common with other persons) who determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your personal data.Data Processors (or Service Providers): The term Data Processor (or Service Provider) refers to any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers to process your data more effectively.Data Subject (or User): Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data. Data Collection and Use

Collection and use of data

We collect several different types of data for various purposes to provide and improve our Service.

Types of Data Collected

  1. Personal Data

When you use our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data We may use your Personal Data to send you newsletters, commercial communications, or promotions, as well as other information that may be of interest to you. You can opt-out of receiving certain communications by clicking the unsubscribe link or following the instructions provided in each email we send.
  1. Usage Data

We may also collect information relating to how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet protocol address (i.e. IP address), browser type, browser version, pages of our Service that you you view, the date and time of your visit, the time spent on these pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

  1. Tracking and Cookie Data

We employ cookies and other similar tracking technologies to monitor activities within our Service, and we retain certain information. Cookies are small data files that may contain a unique anonymous identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies, such as pixels, tags, and scripts, are also used to collect and track information to enhance and analyze our Service. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our Service. Examples of cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security reasons.
  1. Use of Data uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To enable you to use interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather valuable insights or conduct analyses that help us improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
  • To inform you about news, special offers, and general information related to other goods, services, and events we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or inquired about unless you have indicated that you do not wish to receive such information.
  1. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA), the legal basis for the Hautefort Town Hall’s processing of personal data as described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

The Hautefort Town Hall may process your Personal Data for the following reasons:

  • To perform a contract with you
  • When you have given us permission to do so
  • When we have a legitimate interest in processing your Personal Data, and your rights do not override those interests
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

6- Data Retention

The Hautefort Town Hall will only retain your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and policies. The Hautefort Town Hall will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is typically retained for a shorter period, unless this data is used to strengthen security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer.

7- Data Transfer

Information about you, including your Personal Data, may be transferred from your region, province, country, or other geographic division to computers located in a location where data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside of France and choose to provide us with information, please be aware that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to France and process it there.

By accepting this Privacy Policy and submitting such information, you consent to this transfer. The Hautefort Town Hall will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and your Personal Data will not be transferred to any organization or country unless adequate controls are in place, including the security of your data and other personal information.

8- Data Disclosure

Disclosure of data to law enforcement Under certain circumstances, the Hautefort Town Hall may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required by law or in response to valid requests from public authorities (e.g., a court or government agency).

9- Legal Requirements

The Hautefort Town Hall may disclose your Personal Data in good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Hautefort Town Hall
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

10- Data Security

The security of your data is important to us. However, please remember that no method of transmitting data over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable methods to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. The Hautefort Town Hall intends to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, or delete your Personal Data or limit its use.

If you wish to inquire about what Personal Data we hold about you and want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • Right to access: You have the right to access information we hold about you, update it, or request its deletion. Where this option is available, you can view or update your Personal Data or request deletion in the account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us for assistance.
  • Right to rectification: You have the right to have your data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data.
  • Right to restriction: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to data portability: You have the right to receive a copy of the information we hold about you in a commonly used, machine-readable format.
  • Right to withdraw consent: You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time if the Museum of the History of Medicine’s website has relied on your consent to process your personal data.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact the data protection authority closest to you in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services, or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are prohibited from disclosing or using it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network. You can prevent your activities within the Service from being made available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics Opt out browser add-on. This plugin prevents Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information about visits-related activities with Google Analytics. For more information about Google’s privacy practices, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that we do not operate. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We have the right to update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. Before the changes take effect, we will notify you by email and/or by prominently displaying notice within our Service, and we will update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed of any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

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