Privacy Policy

Personal data protection policy

Global Business District Innovation Club (further GBD Innovation Club) is keenly aware of the need to protect your security and privacy. To this effect, GBD Innovation Club commits to ensure (that) the collection and processing of personnel data are completed pursuant to the European Regulation 2016/679 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, hereinafter referred to as ” GDPR” and to the set of any French relevant applicable legislation.

We use your personal data only in the cases within the time periods provided for by regulations in effect in order to:

  • Perform contracts drawn up with you and the connected obligations; and / or
  • Be compliant with legal obligation; and / or
  • Acquire your consent on the use of your personal data;
  • Get an actual and legitimate interest on the use your personal data . A legitimate interest is a set of editorial and/or business reasons that justify the use of your data by  GBD Innovation Club.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is GBD Innovation Club. It is a non profit association within the form and legal status of an Association of the law of 1901 with its head office at Cœur Défense, 110 Esplanade du Général-de-Gaulle – Tour B – Paris La Défense Cedex (92932), registered under the number W922016086  – Represented by its Président Marie-Célie GUILLAUME.

GBD Innovation Club operates over the following website (hereafter « the Website »):


1 – General data

Only personal data that are necessary and relevant for specific purposes may be collected and processed, such as: 

Registration forms / Inscription / Application/Contact us;

  • Subscription to the GBD Innovation Club newsletter (If you have subscribed to the newsletter, you may request not to receive any further newsletters by sending an e-mail to ;
  • Data from subscription or participation to ;
  • From your browsing on our website.

Example of data collection gathered:

  • Surname, first name,  ocupation, the name of the company;
  • E-mail address, phone number;
  • Identifier / log-in and password used to identify you on the Website or its applications;
  • commercial prospecting choice.

Some of personal data are required to create an account, to the subscription to the subscription services publications of the GBD Innovation Club, to establish statistics and compile statistics on the number of visits in the various sections of our site. Moreover, it could be used to execute GBD Innovation Club legal obligations.

Personal data are only saved when you enter them voluntarily in the online services provided. The obligatory character of requested information is indicated by one (*). 

On each of your visits and as mentioned above, we will collect and process information in order to thereby be better to manage your connection and browsing.

Different technologies can be implemented to collect those data and information. The main and leading technology is called « cookie ». (cf. our cookie policy, hearafter referred to in section 3.4 and section 7).

2 – Children’s privacy

In principle, all products and registration forms are aimed to adult who can legally subscribe to it. 

A minor User warrants that he has received the authorization of his parents or of the person holding family authority. 

On another note, a web surfer, at the time of the account’s creation benefits from the special right to ease data.

3 – Third-party data

Before offering to a third party a subscription that we perform, you must ensure that the person concerned accepts that his or her personal data be communicated to us.

II. Purpose of the processing

We use the data referred to in the previous article for the following main purposes:

1 – Processing of provided services

  • Management of event registrations;
  • Providing mailing information regarding Events Partners;
  • Management of newsletters subscriptions or email alerts;
  • Conduction satisfaction survey;
  • Sending information mailing on further improvements or modifications related to our services;
  • Managing the exercise of your rights regarding your personal data;
  • Verification of compliance with the applicable legislation or legal contracts and of the general conditions and the specifically agreed conditions.

2 – Processing marketing and prospection of commercial

  • Updating, Maintaining and deduplication your personal data loaded into a database;
  • Loyalty actions on business activities and developments;
  • Implementation of promotional games;
  • Collecting customer’s reactions;
  • creating quantitative statistics.

3 – Processing Commercial partnerships 

  • Marketing campaigns and promotional mailing related to partners services;
  • Implementing of Publicity Contests and marketing operations with commercial partners

Purposes associated for the submission of cookies and similar technologies (hereinafter “cookies”) by your browser

Cookies issued on this website provide an opportunity for us to recognize your device’s browser. The Cookies we issue are used for the purposes described below:

  • to establish statistics and volumes of use. The use of various elements of our Website (sections and contents visited, routes) allows us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services;
  • to adapt the presentation of the website to the device display’s preferences (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits to the Website, depending on the hardware and software for viewing or reading from your device;
  • to Memorize information from application completed on our Website (registration or access to your account) or to services or information that you have visit on our website and/or our applications (service subscribed as newsletter or alert, etc.);
  • to make easier for you the reserved and personal areas of our Website and/or applications, such as your account, through identifiers or data that you may have previously entrusted to us;
  • to Implement security measures, for example when you are asked to re-connect to a content or service after a certain period of time;
  • to adapt the advertising content displayed on your device in our advertising spaces according to the personal data you have provided to us.

Cookies released by third-parties on our Website…

Cookies issued and released by third parties (for example partners), are subject to privacy policies of these third parties. We would like to inform you of the purpose of the cookies that we are aware of and the means you own in order to make choices regarding these cookies.

Due to third-party applications integrated into our Website

We might integrate on our Website computing applications created by third parties which allow you to share contents with others and allow you to make them know your opinion. This is the case of social sharing buttons for example. All those types of buttons (I like, Share) provided by social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) are also included / concerned. 

The social media providing such a service is able to identify you even if you didn’t use those buttons during your visit on our Website. Indeed, this button allow the social media to follow your navigation just by being connected while being on the Website and having the application /to be log-in open at the same time.

We do not have a control over this process. Nevertheless, we invite you to check out and read their privacy policy so that you know your right. 

Duration of data retention

Your personal data are retained for a period of time which are legally determined. That legal basis may contain specific provisions such as: the types of data which are subject to the processing; the data subjects concerned; the entities to, and the purposes for which, the personal data may be disclosed; the purpose limitation; storage periods.  

The purpose of the processing is determined by the right and adequate legal basis. It may also based on the fact that it could be necessary for the performance that the website is aiming to.

Retention periods vary depending on whether we have an ongoing contractual relationship (you are an active membership), whether we have had a contractual relationship (you are an inactive client) or that we never had with you a relationship (you are then a prospect). 


Categories of data : Set of data

Purposes / Aims : Creation and management of a file

Storage periods : 3 years from the data collection or the last contact from the prospect


Categories of data : Fulllfilment of contract

Purposes / Aims : Gestion du compte client et des réservations

Storage periods : 3 years after the end of the contract or the last contact from the inactive contact

Categories of data : Identification and contact’s name

Purposes / Aims : Mailing information

Storage periods : 3 years after the end of the contract or the last contact from the inactive contact

Categories of data : Identification Data – Digital subscriber

Purposes / Aims : Mailing information

Storage periods : 3 years after the end of the contract or the last contact from the digital subscriber

Categories of data : Identification and contact’s name – Newsletter subscribers

Purposes / Aims : Mailing information

Storage periods : 3 years after the end of the contract or the last contact from the newsletter subscriber


Categories of data : Data related to your browsing on our online services

Purposes / Aims : Service operation and optimization Measurement of attendance. Customizing content and advertising

Storage periods : 13 months utmost

4 – Data access and data transferts

Those following partners may have access to your personal data :

– Processors

 When they are processing out on our behalf we only use only processors providing sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures. They realize those followings:

  • management, development and maintenance of the website and mobile applications;
  • management of digital mail;
  • carrying out maintenance operations and technical developments;
  • collection of customer opinions;
  • provision of analytical solutions or audience measurement statistics.

– Social networking plateforms

Using social networks to interact with our website (including Facebook’s “share” buttons, Twitter,  ) is likely to lead to data exchanges between GBD Innovation Club and these social networks. We therefore invite you to consult the personal data management policies of the various social networks to be aware of the collections and processing they carry out on your personal data.

– Business partners

They promote products or services for themselves or for advertisers.

5 – Personal data transfers to third countries

In accordance with the GDPR, a controller or processor may transfer personal data to a third country or an international organisation only if the controller or processor has provided appropriate safeguards, and on condition that enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies for data subjects are available.

6 – Right of access to your own personal data and to oppose it

You have the right of access to your own personal data, as well as the right to alter and oppose it.

The data subject shall have the right to obtain the updating, rectification or, where interested therein, the completion of the data.

You may also require the deletion of your data or object to its processing, provided there is a legitimate reason.

You may request to exercise your right to portability of your data, that is, the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured format, commonly used and the right to transmit this data to another processor.

To exercise those rights, you should contact us thought this email address:

If you wish to lodge a complaint within the National Commission on Computer Technology and Freedom, you must go to their website. 

Unsolicited commercial correspondence

At any time, you may contact us regarding any unsolicited commercial correspondence sent by email. 

Commercial offers sent by emails

Consent is considered given by a clear affirmative act establishing a freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her, such as by a written statement, including by electronic means, or an oral statement. Those criteria are respected when you give your consent to subscribe to one of our services, or to create an account. To each of you actions on our Website, we ask you your consent. 

Nevertheless, you still have a way out by exercising your right to oppose or to modify your previous given consent by clicking and disconnecting or by going to your account or to manifest your decision by contacting this email address:

Cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”)

A cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive by a website and referring to your choices.

Its purpose is to collect information about your navigation and to send you services adapted to your device. Cookies are managed by your internet browser and only the sender of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained therein.

The use of any automated system or software to extract and exploit all or part of this content is prohibited.

We reserve the right to :

  • put in place any protection system that we deem useful to prevent or stop any automated system or software and/or any action to extract or collect any data from our digital media;
  • and to bring any claim or action necessary to prevent, halt and punish any infringement of rights to our content and/or digital media, including in the context of legal proceedings, and this without prior notice.

Your choicies concerning cookies

Several options are available to manage cookies. 

You can choose at any time to express and modify your wishes regarding cookies as described below.

Our Website’s choice

You can configure your browser software so that cookies are saved or rejected in your device. You can also configure your browser software so that this option is offered to you on an ad hoc basis.

Agreement on the use of cookies

The recording of a cookie in a device is essentially subject to the will of device’s user. It can be express and be modify at any time and and free of charge through choices offered by its navigation software.

If you have accepted in your browser software the registration of cookies in your Device, the cookies embedded in the pages and contents you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space of your Device. They will be readable only by their transmitter.

Refusal of cookies

If you refuse to register cookies in your Device, or if you delete those that are registered in your Device, you will no longer be able to benefit from the features of our websites. This would be the case if you were trying to access our content or services. This would also be the case when we -or our service providers- could not recognize, for technical compatibility purposes, the type of browser used by your device, its language and display settings or the country from which your device seems connected to the Internet.

If necessary, we disclaim any responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded operation of our services resulting from the impossibility for us to register or consult the cookies necessary for their operation and that you would have refused or deleted.

Safety/Secuity of personal data

As a controller, we take all appropriate measures to safeguard the security and confidentiality of the data. In particular, we will take the in order to prevent its damage, or unauthorized third parties to access to it. To this end, we will make every effort to ensure the physical security, as well as the security of the computer system by including encryption measures. In addition, we ensure that our processors comply with the rules regarding the protection of personal data.

Update on our protection policy

This personal data protection policy may be modified or adjusted at any time. The update will be done directly on this page.