Last modified: May 14, 2018
All transactions on personal data are carried out in compliance with the regulations in force in France, including Law No. 78-17 "Informatique et Libertés" of January 6, 1978 which will be replaced in 2018 by the Law on the Protection of personal data under the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Exchanges are subject to the secrecy of correspondence, as defined in Articles 226-15 and 432-9 of the French Penal Code and Article L 33-1 of the French Post and Electronic Communications Code.
You provide some data directly, such as when you create a Net-C account, upload a document to the virtual disk, or ask for help. Net-C also generates data for purely technical purposes. Any use of the data for purposes other than those set forth in this Privacy Rules requires your explicit agreement.
1. Your account data
To access Net-C services, you must create an account. For this purpose, you provide personal information that you explicitly fill in such as your first and last name, your e-mail address, your date of birth or your language. The mandatory or optional nature of the data is indicated in the collection forms. Entering the date of birth is required to create an account to verify that you are at least 16 years old or have parental authorization. The first name and last name will be requested if you want to recover access to your account in case of loss of password.
To take advantage of all the features and to personalize your experience, you may need to complete your profile, indicate your sex, your mobile phone number, your postal address and download a photo.
Your e-mail address may be used by Net-C to communicate with you, for example to provide you with information about your account, Services and security updates, or to conduct satisfaction surveys. You may object to this type of communication at any time by email at email@example.com.
You can view, modify or delete your personal data at any time in your Net-C account by going to the options in the Profile section. In case of modification, Net-C does not keep the profiles previously modified and replaced.
Your profile information can be displayed to facilitate communication, collaboration, and file sharing with other users.
Account creation and last access date
Net-C retains for technical reasons the date of creation of your account and date of last access to the account.
So you can have an overview of your use of Net-C services and to check that no abnormal connection to your account has occurred, the history of your sessions (date of connection, type of connection and IP address) is stored for 1 month. This data is deleted automatically after one month. In addition, you can access them at any time in the Options under the heading Your account and delete them yourself.
Communication history with Net-C
When you contact Net-C by e-mail, a history of exchanges is kept to understand and solve the problems you encounter.
Configuration data and preferences
Net-C stores data related to setting up and to the use of the services you use. This includes, but is not limited to, message templates, filters, RSS feeds, current share data, or the list of configured reminders.
2. Contents you entrust to Net-C
Net-C services let you communicate, store files, collaborate with other users, and work on multiple devices. To make this possible and easy to use, Net-C stores, processes and transmits the content you entrust to it (such as your messages, files, photos, events and contacts).
Processing your content
It is reminded that the email is subject to the secrecy of correspondence. Net-C does not use what you say in e-mails or chats, or your documents, photos, address book or other personal files to send you targeted advertising.
To ensure your security (antivirus and antispam) or to improve your use of email (graymail filtering), Net-C automatically analyzes all e-mails. These processes are performed on Net-C servers. You can disable them in Options, in the E-mail reception section.
Content you share
Some Net-C services, such as the virtual disk or calendar, allow you to share your data with others. Be aware that the people you share your content with can then use, copy, save, transmit and display these contents. When you share contents publicly, they may be indexed by search engines.
Backing up or exporting your content
To download all of your content stored on Net-C (e-mails, contacts, diaries, notes, etc.) and use them on another service as part of the right to portability, you can go to the Options in the Data Export topic.
3. Operating data
Net-C automatically generates data to ensure the proper functioning of its services, improve and protect them.
To administer the platform and ensure its proper functioning, Net-C saves "log files" that may contain the IP address of your connection and the type and language of the browser you use. These files are consulted only in case of technical problem of operation and / or correction of malfunction are kept for 1 month then deleted automatically.
To monitor and analyze the activity of the platform and meet its legal obligations, Net-C stores and stores in operating tickets a set of operations performed on an account, for example account creations, alias creations , pack purchases and metadata for receiving and sending e-mails. This information is kept for a minimum of 1 year.
As a reminder, cookies are small data files which allow keep information in the browser. They are posted by websites to identify the browser and follow it from page to page. Internet sites can only access cookies that have been stored by themselves on the browser.
These cookies only contain a temporary code allowing Net-C to identify the user during their session on the service. No record of this code is kept by Net-C at the end of the session.
If the user chooses to be recognized automatically on each return visit to Net-C, a cookie is stored on their browser to this purpose. This cookie contains a code which cannot be humanly interpreted.
These cookies are declared on the domain names of Net-C: "net-c.com" and "netcourrier.com".
If you use the free version of Net-C, advertising agencies can deposit cookies on your browser, in order to adapt the displayed banners. These cookies are declared on the domain name of the agency.
Advertising agencies have numerous partners which can also display advertising banners and deposit cookies on their own domain names.
The cookies declared under the domain name of the agencies or their partners are in no case related to your Net-C profile or account.
For each of these advertising agencies and their partners, you can refuse the use of these cookies for targeted advertising by following the opt-out procedures which they propose. Advertising banners will still be displayed, but they will not be targeted any more.
The list above is not exhaustive, since it does not include cookies deposited by third-parties as part of RTB (Real Time Bidding) advertising. Indeed, the storage of cookies by a third party in these circumstances can technically only be ascertained afterwards.
Permissions requested by the mobile application
To be able to operate and offer a complete and efficient service, the Net-C mobile application requests authorizations or permissions during its installation.
By default, the Net-C application requests access to contacts. This permission allows you to provide access to the e-mail addresses of contacts stored on your phone when you write an e-mail in the application. Your mobile contacts are automatically synced to your Net-C address book only if you request it. To do this, go to the application Options in the Contact section. The contacts access can be revoked in the Settings of the device.
In order to operate, the Net-C application for Android requires the following permissions:
- have full network access: only used to communicate with the Net-C servers
- read the contents of your SD card, modify or delete the contents of your SD card: used to store or add attachments and use the virtual disk
- change your audio settings, prevent your device from sleeping, control vibration: used to notify of the arrival of new messages
- read your contacts, modify your contacts, find accounts on the device: to synchronize contacts between the phone or the tablet and the Net-C account : to provide access to the e-mail addresses of the contacts stored on your phone when you write an e-mail in the application and to able to synchronize - at your request only - the contacts of your mobile phone with your Net-C address book. To do this, go to the Application Options in the Contact section.
Permissions can be revoked in device Settings in the Applications section and in the Net-C entry.
Requests from the authorities
Net-C may be required to provide data to the police, gendarmerie and justice authorities in a strict legal framework with the agreement of a magistrate. Net-C publishes a Transparency Report every year, so that its users know when and under what circumstances the authorities ask for information.
Sharing with technical partners
In 2 very specific cases, Net-C is brought to communicate to his technical partners some of your personal information.
1) When you make a purchase by credit card or PayPal on Net-C, your e-mail address is shared with Verifone e-commerce Paybox secure payment solutions provider (www.paybox.com).
2) As part of a domain name purchase, Net-C communicates to the Gandi registrar (www.gandi.net) the mandatory information such as your first name, last name, postal address and e-mail address.
Apart from these two cases, Net-C does not communicate any of your personal data to third parties. In particular, Net-C does not transmit any information to its advertising agencies.
Net-C implements all necessary security measures with regard to the nature of your data, in order to guarantee their security and confidentiality and, in particular, to prevent them from being deformed, damaged or unauthorized third parties have access to it.
In particular :
- most Net-C services are encrypted using SSL technology;
- Net-C conducts internal audits on the collection, storage and processing of data to prevent unauthorized access to our systems;
- Access to personal data is strictly limited to employees responsible for the maintenance and evolution of Net-C. These people are subject to strict confidentiality obligations.
Retention and deletion of data
Your personal data is kept throughout the life of your Net-C account.
When you delete your content (messages, contacts, events, files), these are permanently deleted from Net-C servers.
To completely delete your account, you can go to the Options under Your Account. When you delete your account, the associated contents are kept for one month for technical reasons, then permanently deleted by the system. However, if you want your content to be permanently deleted when you close the account, you can delete it before closing.
Net-C stores and processes your personal data and content on servers located in France.