Privacy Policy

Effective date: January 14, 2019

4icom (“we”, “us”, “our”, “our”) operates the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”).

4icom attaches great importance to respecting the privacy of its customers and protecting their personal data. We undertake to ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with the general data protection regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act. Below is our policy for the collection, processing and disclosure of your data when you use the website (also known as the Website) and the choices available to you with respect to such data.

We use your data to provide and improve our Website and to provide you with answers to requests sent via contact/application forms on our Website.

By using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

  1. What is personal data?

Personal data refers to data concerning an individual that may be used to identify him or her (for example, your name, address, email, telephone, age, photograph, etc.).

  1. What is usage data?

Usage data is data that is automatically collected and generated either by using the Website or the infrastructure of the Website itself (for example, the length of time a page is viewed).

  1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

  1. What types of data are collected?

We collect several types of data for different purposes in order to make our Website work and to improve it. These data are as follows:

Personal data

When you use our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal data that may be used to contact you (“Personal Data”). These data may include, but are not limited to:

  • Last Name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Name of the company
  • Cookies and Usage Data
  • When you send us your application, we also collect the personal data you provide us, such as: Last name, first name, photograph, gender, date and place of birth, nationality, professional details, personal details; Type, serial number and copy of the title equivalent to work permit for foreign employees outside the EU; Professional background (CV), recommendations, various information possibly contained in the CV and the cover letter (family situation, leisure, etc.).

Usage Data

We may also collect information about how you access and use the Website (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as the Internet Protocol address (i.e., IP address) of your computer, browser type, browser version, pages of our Website you are visiting, the date and time of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking and cookie data

We may use cookies and other similar tracking technologies to track activities on our Website, and retain certain information.

Cookies are small data files that may contain an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and are stored on your device. Other tracking technologies such as pixels, tags and scripts may also be used to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Website.

You can ask your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our Website.

We may also use Google Analytics to analyze our Website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google that tracks and reports on website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and customize ads in its own advertising network.

You can prevent your activities on the Website from being made available to Google Analytics by installing the Analytics Opt out browser add-on plug-in for Google Analytics. This plug-in prevents JavaScript code in Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information about activities related to visits with Google Analytics.

For more information about Google’s privacy practices, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions website:

  1. How do we use this data?

4icom uses the data collected for various purposes:

  • To allow you to use the contact forms or submit an application on our Website
  • To collect statistical data that will allow us to improve our Website
  • To detect, prevent and solve technical problems
  1. Who are the recipients of your personal data?

The personal data collected on our Website is intended for 4icom’s authorized personnel.

We may also share your personal data with our subcontractors/service providers (for technical services such as providing the Website on our behalf, providing services related to the Website or helping us to analyze how our Website is used). These recipients have access to your personal data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are prohibited from disclosing or using them for any other purpose.

Our subcontractors are located in France. The communication of your personal data does not involve the transfer of information outside France and/or to non-EU countries with different personal data protection legislation.

Subject to prior agreement, we may also forward your application to our business partners. Our business partners may be located outside France and the EU, in countries with different personal data protection laws.

We strictly require our business partners and subcontractors to use your personal data only for the purposes mentioned above and only to the extent necessary to perform the tasks entrusted to them, and to implement all measures necessary to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data.

Similarly, 4icom may disclose your Personal Data if it deems it necessary in good faith to:

  • Fulfill a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of 4icom
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website
  • Ensure the personal safety of Website users or the public
  • Protecting yourself against civil liability
  1. Are your personal data transferred?

If you reside outside of France and choose to provide us with information, please be aware that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to France and we will process it there. Information about you, including your Personal Data, may therefore be transferred from your region, province, country, or other territorial division to and stored on computers located in a location where data protection legislation differs from that of the territory where you reside.

By accepting this Privacy Policy and submitting this information, you consent to this transfer.

4icom will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is processed 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 with respect to the security of your data and other personal data.

  1. How is your personal data protected?

Your personal data is stored in our databases or in the databases/servers of our subcontractors.

We take all necessary measures (physical, technical and organizational) to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal data against destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, copying or unauthorized access. We require our business partners and subcontractors to implement the same measures.

The security of your data is important to us. However, keep in mind that no method of data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Although we strive to use commercially acceptable methods to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee absolute security.

  1. Links to other wesites

Our Website may contain links to other websites that we do not operate. If you click on one of these links, you will be redirected to a third party’s site. We strongly recommend that you review the privacy policy of each and every website you visit.

We have no control over the content, policies or privacy practices of third party sites or services and assume no responsibility for them.

  1. How long is my personal data kept?

Your personal data are kept for a necessary period of time and in proportion to the performance of the tasks for which they were collected.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve 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.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy take effect when they are posted on this page.

  1. What are your rights on your personal data?

You have a right of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation and portability of your personal data processing. You also have the right to file a complaint with the CNIL.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to exercise your right of access to this data, please contact us:

  • By e-mail: contact
  1. Children’s privacy

Our Website is not intended for persons under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personal data from persons under 18 years of age. If you are a parent or guardian and you know that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data from children without checking for parental consent, we will take steps to delete this information from our servers.