General data protection policy

Data privacy statement

Fondation de la Mer respects the privacy of every user visiting our website or sending us an electronic message. Accordingly, we conform to applicable legislation on the protection of personal data.

This statement of privacy describes how Fondation de la Mer utilizes and protects your personal information. By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Personal data

You may provide us with personal data when:

  • You subscribe to our newsletter,
  • You subscribe to our events or download certain documents,
  • You register on our website to become a member of Ocean Approved.

These data may include, but are not limited to, your name and surname, mailing address, email address, phone number.

Data usage

All data collected from you will be utilised to improve the content we offer and to inform you of current events at the Fondation de la Mer.

Your personal data will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, nor shared with a third party.


Should you wish to make a donation to Fondation de la Mer, we request personally identifiable information on your part. We encrypt this information using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology and GeoTrust digital certificates.

Data preservation / storage

Your personal data are stored and protected in a secure environment so as to provide you with optimized service (regular communication of our publications, invitations to our events). Storage of the data you share with us voluntarily during events allows us to keep you informed of future events of similar nature that we may organize.

All information personal to you remains confidential.


You will receive information from us only if you choose to do so.

You have the possibility to contact us at any time in case you no longer wish us to use your personal data.

Data protection

We employ a variety of security measures to preserve the integrity of your personal information. We use state of the art encryption technology to protect sensitive information transmitted online. We also protect your information offline. Only employees with the need to perform specific work (for example, managing donations) can access personally identifiable information. Computers and servers used to store personally identifiable information are maintained in a secure environment.

The Foundation uses networks of secure data protected by firewalls and password-protected systems which conform to current regulations.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. We only use cookies to measure site – visiting statistics. This use of cookies is in no way tied to personally identifiable information on our site, and is not exploited in any other way.


We use the email address you provide to share information and updates on the Foundation’s activity. If at any time you wish to unsubscribe and no longer receive email communications, please reach out to Fondation de la Mer at the following address :

Access to rectification of information and data

It is important to us that your details be correct. Should you need to modify any of your details (for instance, update your email address), please email, or write to us at the postal address stated below.


We provide links to other servers and websites throughout our web pages, which may contain useful information to our readers. We hold no responsibility and exert no control over other sites.

Contact us

The use and processing of your personal information, under the requirements of applicable privacy and data protection laws, is assured by our care

Fondation de la Mer
17 Place du Trocadéro
75116 Paris



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