Privacy policy and GDPR

The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and Campus France in Hong Kong are collectively referred to as "the Consulate" throughout this document.

The Consulate is committed to protecting the personal data it processes for its business needs. As such, the Consulate is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 ("GDPR") and the amended Data Protection Act. This page describes the processing of personal data relating to the use of this website.

Updated on 15/02/2024

Person in charge of the treatment

Your personal data is collected and processed on this website by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, which is in charge of implementing France’s foreign policy and conducting relations with foreign States and is located at 37 Quai d’Orsay, 75007, Paris.

In its capacity as data processor, the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs commits to ensuring that your privacy is respected and that processed personal data is protected :

  • Legally, fairly and transparently with regard to the person concerned ;
  • Collected for a determined, explicit and legitimate purpose ;
  • Adequate, pertinent and limited to what is necessary with regard to the purposes for which they are processed ;
  • Processed in order to ensure the appropriate security of personal data.

Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) appointed by the Consulate can be contacted:

  • by email to [email protected] ;
  • or by post (with proof of identity if you wish to exercise your rights) to the following address: Délégué général à la protection des données, 27 rue de la Convention – 75732 PARIS cedex 15

Purpose of the processing

The data collected in the application form on this website is used to examine their application to the France Excellence Yersin Scholarship applications and further contacts to promote studies in France and related events.

Legal basis of the processing

The collection of data is done on the basis of consent or voluntary.

Recorded data

Personal data may be collected by the Inria Communication Department, Domaine de Voluceau - Rocquencourt B.P. 105 - 78153 Le Chesnay France. In the context of the contact form on the site, the personal data collected are :

Application form

  • Personal data ;
  • Professional experience ;
  • Academic information.

Recipients of the data

The data in the contact form are transmitted to the relevant agents by the members of the Inria Communication Department in charge of the administration of this site.

The newsletter data is stored on the servers of the Sendinblue emailing service, an online service that complies with the RGPD.

Duration of data retention

The data from the contact form is kept for a maximum of two years.

Law of persons

In accordance with the applicable legal and regulatory provisions, in particular the amended Act No. 78-17 of January 6 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties and the European Regulation No. 2016/679/EU of April 27, 2016 (applicable since May 25, 2018), you have the following rights:

  • To exercise your right of access, to know the personal data which concern you;
  • Request an update of your data, if it is inaccurate;
  • Request portability or deletion of your data;
  • Requesting the limitation of the processing of your data;
  • To object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your data.

Right to file a complaint

If you believe, after having contacted us, that your rights with regard to information technology and civil liberties are not being respected, you have the possibility of lodging a complaint online with the CNIL or by post.

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