Privacy Policy

Introduction​ processes your personal data (hereinafter called “Personal Data”) as part of this website’s use (hereinafter called the “Website”).

As the controller, we respect people’s privacy and protect our website visitors’ personal data.

This policy is designed to inform you how we collect, process and use your Personal Data and your data protection rights in terms of applicable law e.g. the latest version of the French Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force since May 25th 2018.

Field of application for the personal data protection policy

This Policy details the principles and guidelines for protecting your Personal Data which includes Personal Data collected on or through the Website. collects Personal Data online, including by email, or offline; this policy applies to any form of collection or processing.

Personal Data is information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number etc.

Non-Personal Data is information that cannot be traced back to an identified or identifiable natural person


Your Personal Data controller is: ​Caroline Pruvot – Communication project manager –​; some technical services (​hosting, deduping, data reliability, client awareness) are awarded to our processors. In accordance with Article 28 of the GDPR, these processors are bound by a strict confidentiality clause that prohibits them from using any data for purposes outside the service contact and requires them to implement technical and organisational measures that satisfy personal data security and protection requirements.

Personal data security and privacy

Your Personal Data is private.

We make every effort to avoid any loss or misuse when collecting or storing any data you send us and we do not allow it to be sent to unauthorised third parties.

However, despite our efforts, the internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties won’t overcome our technical measures or use Your Personal Data for illegal purposes. Therefore,​ cannot be held responsible in the event your data is collected for fraudulent use of any kind.

The Website may provide links to third party websites that may interest you.​ has no control over the content of third party websites or their Personal Data policies. Therefore,​​ shall not be held responsible for Your Personal Data being processed by third parties. You are responsible for reading third party personal data protection policies.

Data collection purposes

We process some or all of your data to:

  • enable you to browse our Websites and Applications and adapt our content to your system to improve your experience
  • record any information you provide in forms (e.g. your user account
  • enable you to share our content on social media
  • enable you to buy products or services
  • provide you with an interactive and customised experience of the Websites and


  • identify your requirements and interests and provide appropriate

products and/or services

  • enable you to open and manage an account to access all the

features and options available from the Websites and Applications

  • send information and/or external communication
  • run competitions (contact winners, award prizes etc.)
  • send newsletters if you have ticked the appropriate box
  • send marketing from partners if you have ticked the appropriate box
  • conduct audience analytics
  • display relevant ads to your interests
  • analyse ad performance
  • process applications and manage recruitment sources

Your Personal Data is sent to our own management teams and processors.

Data collected

Personal Data

Personal Data may include the following:


First name;

Email address; Address; Phone number; Password; GPS; IP address;

And any other Personal Data that may be relevant to the following purposes.

Cookies and other trackers

Cookies and similar trackers are files used by a server to communicate with the server. Cookies send state information when a website visitor views a website. State information includes a session username, language, expiry date, response domain etc. Cookies save state information, until their expiration date, when website visitors visit different pages on a website or when the browser returns to the same website at a later date.  Only the cookie provider can read or amend the information it contains. There are different kinds of cookies:

  • session cookies that disappear when you leave the browser or website
  • persistent cookies that stay on your system until their expiration date (up to 12 months) or until you delete them using your browser settings.

You can access your cookie management tool to set cookie storage and reading.

How to disable cookies?

Browser settings

Some cookies can’t be installed without your consent. When you first visit the Website, an information banner will appear stating that the following cookies will be installed on your device for you to continue browsing the website.

Cookies or trackers enable visitors to use all the Website’s functions. If your browser is set up to block all cookies or trackers, it may stop you using some of our services and ​ shall not be held responsible in this event.


Newsletter subscription

Partner newsletters

By agreeing to this type of newsletter, you allow partners of​ ​​to send you personalised emails and promotional offers. You can unsubscribe at any time and your data will be saved for no longer than 36 months. newsletters

By agreeing to this type of newsletter, you allow​ to send you personalised emails. You can unsubscribe at any time using one of the emails you have received and your data will be saved for no longer than 36 months.

Contact form
Website visitors send their data when they send a comment or report something. The information gathered from this form is sent to the department in charge of handling feedback on the ​​ website. Your data will be saved for no longer than 36 months.

Your rights

In accordance with personal data protection regulations, you reserve the right to access, correct and delete any of your personal data and you reserve the right to receive your personal data in a machine-readable format (portability).
You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation.
You can exercise your rights by writing to the following address:

L’Office de Tourisme de la Baie de Somme,
1 Place de l’Amiral Courbet

or by using our  contact form on the website.

We shall respond to your requests within 2 months. The complexity and number of requests may delay our response.
In the event of disputes arising from exercising your rights, please make a complaint to the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés.

Data storage

We only store Your Personal Data for the appropriate time required for the reasons that it was collected i.e. up to 3 years from the last communication you have with us and on your own initiative (e.g. logging onto your acount).

After the aforementioned time, your data will be made anonymous for statistical purposes or deleted.
Privacy policy update
The privacy policy may be changed or updated at any time.
Please check it on a regular basis.
For further information about exercising your rights, please visit the French Data Protection body (Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés) website and this page in particular:

Last modification: ​25/02/19