Privacy policy

(Last updated: May 2018)

This privacy policy defines and informs you of how Éditions MODULATION  uses and protects the information you transmit to us, if any, when you use this site accessible from the following URL: (hereinafter the “Site”).

Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by Éditions MODULATION, in particular in order to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological changes. In such a case, the date of its update will be clearly identified at the beginning of this policy. These modifications commit the User as soon as they are put online. It is therefore advisable that the User regularly consults this privacy policy and the use of cookies in order to be aware of any changes.


Generally speaking, it is possible for you to visit the Éditions MODULATION Site without communicating any personal information about yourself. In any case, you are under no obligation to transmit this information to Éditions MODULATION.

However, in case of refusal, you may not be able to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested. In some cases, Éditions MODULATION may ask you to provide your name, first name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, company, SIRET, intra-Community VAT (hereinafter your “Personal Information”). By providing this information, you expressly agree that it may be processed by MODULATION Editions, for the purposes indicated in point 2 below as well as for the purposes recalled at the end of each form.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016, and with the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 as amended, Éditions MODULATION informs you of the following:

1. Identity of the controller
The controller is Éditions MODULATION, with its registered office at 12 Grande rue de la Croix Rousse, 69004 Lyon – France.

Tel: + 33 (0)6 80 52 49 84

2. Purposes of the processing
Éditions MODULATION may process your Personal Information:

(a) for the purpose of providing you with the information or services you have requested (including: sending you the Newsletter, commercial offers, white papers, advice); and/or

(b) to collect information that enables us to improve our Site, products and services (including through the use of cookies); and/or

(c) to be able to contact you about various events related to Éditions MODULATION, including product updates and customer support.

3. Recipients
Only Éditions MODULATION are recipients of your Personal Information. This information, whether in individual or aggregated form, is never transmitted to a third party, notwithstanding the subcontractors used by Éditions MODULATION (you will find more information about them in point 7 below). Neither Éditions MODULATION nor any of its subcontractors market the personal data of visitors and Users of its Site.

4. Shelf life
Your Personal Information is kept by Éditions MODULATION only for the time corresponding to the purpose of collection as indicated in 2 above, which may not in any case exceed 24 months.

5. Computer Rights and Freedoms
You have the following rights concerning your Personal Information, which you can exercise by writing to us at the postal address mentioned in point 1 or by filling in the form opposite.

o Right of access and communication of data

You have the right to access Personal Information about yourself.

However, due to the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data incumbent upon Éditions MODULATION, you are informed that your request will be processed subject to proof of your identity, in particular by the production of a scan of your valid identity document (in the case of a request via our dedicated electronic form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity document (in the case of a written request).

Éditions MODULATION informs you that it will be entitled, if necessary, to oppose manifestly abusive requests (due to their number, their repetitive or systematic nature).

To help you in your approach, in particular if you wish to exercise your right of access by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, you will find by clicking on the link following a model letter elaborated by the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (the “CNIL”).

o Right to rectify data

Under this right, legislation gives you the right to request the rectification, updating, blocking or deletion of data concerning you that may prove to be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete.

You can also define general and specific guidelines concerning the fate of personal data after your death. If necessary, the heirs of a deceased person may demand that the death of their loved one be taken into consideration and/or that the necessary updates be made.

To assist you in this process, particularly if you wish to exercise, on your own behalf or on behalf of one of your deceased relatives, your right of rectification by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, you will find by clicking on the link following a model letter drawn up by the CNIL.

o Right of opposition

The exercise of this right is only possible in one of the following two situations:

  • Where the exercise of this right is based on legitimate reasons; or
  • When the exercise of this right is intended to prevent the data collected from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

To help you in your approach, in particular if you wish to exercise your right of opposition by means of a written request addressed to the postal address indicated in point 1, you will find by clicking on the link following a model of letter elaborated by the CNIL.

6. Response times
Les Éditions MODULATION undertakes to respond to your request for access, rectification or opposition or any other additional request for information within a reasonable time, which may not exceed 1 month from receipt of your request.

7. Complaint to the competent authority
If you consider that Éditions MODULATION does not respect its obligations with regard to your Personal Information, you can address a complaint or a request to the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL to which you can send an electronic request by clicking on the following link:


When you first connect to the website of Éditions MODULATION, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your navigation may be stored in files called “cookies”. Our cookie usage policy allows you to better understand the provisions we implement in terms of navigation on our website. In particular, it informs you about all cookies on our website, their purpose (part I.) and gives you the procedure to follow to set them (part II.).

1. General information on cookies on the site of Éditions MODULATION
Editions MODULATION, as the publisher of this website, may install a cookie on the hard disk of your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile etc.) in order to guarantee smooth and optimal navigation on our website.

Cookies” are small text files of limited size that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet or mobile phone in order to personalize the services we offer.

The information collected through cookies does not in any way identify you by name. They are used exclusively for our own needs in order to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content adapted to your interests. None of this information is communicated to third parties except when Éditions MODULATION has obtained your prior consent or when disclosure of this information is required by law, by order of a court or any administrative or judicial authority authorized to know it.

To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the website of Éditions MODULATION, their name, their purpose and their retention period.

2. Configuring your cookie preferences
You can accept or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time

When you first connect to the website of Éditions MODULATION, a banner briefly presenting information relating to the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your navigation on the website of Les Éditions MODULATION (by loading a new page or by clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept the deposit of cookies on your device. You are also deemed to have given your consent to the deposit of cookies by clicking on the “X” icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen.

Depending on the type of cookie you are using, it may be necessary to obtain your consent to set and read cookies on your device.

a. Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the recommendations of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certain cookies are exempt from the prior collection of your consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the exclusive purpose of enabling or facilitating communication by electronic means. These include session ID, authentication, load balancing session cookies and cookies to customize your interface. These cookies are entirely subject to this policy insofar as they are issued and managed by Éditions MODULATION.

b. Cookies requiring the prior collection of your consent

This requirement applies to cookies that are issued by third parties and that are described as “persistent” to the extent that they remain on your device until they are deleted or expire.

As such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and storage are subject to their own privacy policies which you will find a link to below. This cookie family includes audience measurement cookies (notably Google Analytics), advertising cookies (Adwords, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn) as well as social network sharing cookies (notably from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn).

Audience measurement cookies collect statistics about the use of various elements of the website (such as the contents/pages you have visited). This data contributes to improving the ergonomics of the website of Éditions MODULATION. An audience measurement tool is used on this website:

o Google Analytics whose privacy policy is available from the following link:

Social network sharing cookies are issued and managed by the publisher of the social network concerned. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share part of the content published on the site of Éditions MODULATION, in particular via a “button” application sharing according to the social network concerned. Two types of cookies for sharing social networks are present on the site of Les Éditions MODULATION:

o Facebook, whose cookie policy you can view by clicking on the following link:

o YouTube, for which you will find the necessary help to delete cookies from the Google Chrome browser by clicking on the following link: but also the complete cookie policy from the following link:

c. You have various tools for setting cookies

Most Internet browsers are configured by default so that cookies are allowed. Your browser offers you the opportunity to modify these standard settings so that all cookies are systematically rejected or only part of the cookies are accepted or rejected depending on their issuer.

WARNING: We draw your attention to the fact that the refusal of the deposit of cookies on your device is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or features of this website. If necessary, Éditions MODULATION declines any responsibility concerning the consequences related to the degradation of your browsing conditions that occur because of your choice to refuse, delete or block cookies necessary for the operation of the site. These consequences cannot constitute a damage and you will not be able to claim any compensation for this fact.

Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your device or to notify you when new cookies might be placed on your device. These settings have no impact on your browsing but make you lose all the benefit provided by the cookie.

Please read below the many tools available to you so that you can set the cookies placed on your device.

d. The settings of your Internet browser

Each Internet browser has its own cookie management settings. To find out how to change your cookie preferences, you’ll find below links to the help you need to access your browser’s cookie preferences menu:

Chrome :

Firefox :

Internet Explorer :

Opera :

Safari :

For more information about cookie control tools, you can consult the CNIL website:

If you have any questions or require additional information regarding this cookie policy, please contact us using our contact form.