This personal data policy (hereinafter "Personal Data Policy") defines and organizes the conditions under which CLEACH AVOCATS collects and processes the data of Users visiting its website (hereinafter the "Website"). « Personal Data »: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. « User »: any Internet user visiting CLEACH AVOCATS' Website. In its capacity as controller, CLEACH AVOCATS may collect the Personal Data of any User in the course of browsing the Website, to respond to his/her enquiries or to an application for a position.

1. Collected data

CLEACH AVOCATS collects Personal Data in the following situations:

  • – In the context of the User’s use of the contact form on the Website;
  • – In the context of the User’s use of its client area,
  • – As part of the User’s navigation on the Website (please refer to our Cookies Policy, accessible at the bottom of the Website, for more information).

CLEACH AVOCATS ensures that it only collects and processes data that are strictly necessary for the purposes defined in Article 2 of this Personal Data Policy.

The Personal Data collected by CLEACH AVOCATS via the above-mentioned contact form are necessary to enable CLEACH AVOCATS to respond to the User’s enquiries (for an estimate, for information, for a job application, etc.).

The use of this contact form requires the User to provide certain information about himself/herself (name, first name, email address, telephone number), in order for CLEACH AVOCATS to be able to process the request. The use of the contact form is therefore subject to the provision of the requested information.

To this end, the User undertakes to provide accurate and up-to-date Personal Data. In the event of false or erroneous information being provided, CLEACH AVOCATS cannot be held liable for it, and retains its right to hold the User liable for any damage resulting from it.

2. Legal grounds and purposes of the Data processing

Each processing of Personal Data by CLEACH AVOCATS has a ground provided for by the applicable laws and regulations, and is carried out for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes.

Personal Data are processed on the basis of the User’s free, specific, informed and unambiguous consent, to verify the identity of the User, handle queries for estimates and information, analyze application (if requested) and navigate through the Website and the client area (please consult our Cookies Policy to this effect, accessible at the bottom of the Website).

In addition, CLEACH AVOCATS may carry out Data processing in order to comply with its legal or regulatory obligations.

Any other purpose to the processing of Personal Data is expressly excluded.

3. Personal Data retention

Personal Data in CLEACH AVOCATS’ possession are only kept for as long as strictly necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected, subject to legal and regulatory retention obligations.

Personal Data relating to unsuccessful applications are kept for a period of 2 (two) years from the date of receipt of the application.

Personal Data required for the management of the queries for estimates and information are kept for a period of 3 (three) years from the date of receipt of the query.

Personal Data required for the management of the User’s request for exercise of his/her rights are kept for a period of 5 (five) years from the date of receipt of the request.

4. Recipients of Personal Data

The Personal Data that the User provides via the contact form are not disclosed to third parties, apart from CLEACH AVOCATS’ service providers or processors, whose access to the Personal Data is necessary in order to achieve one of the purposes mentioned in Article 2 above.

CLEACH AVOCATS’ service providers or processors include: its accountant, its IT service provider, its partners (network of correspondents abroad, in particular). Given the importance attached by CLEACH AVOCATS to the protection of Personal Data, CLEACH AVOCATS has ensured that they all provide the appropriate data protection guarantees.

Finally, Personal Data will not be transferred to third parties, either for commercial purposes or for any other use, nor will they be transferred outside the European Union.

5. Cookies

We invite you to consult our Cookies Policy, accessible at the bottom of the Website.

6. Confidentialité et sécurité

CLEACH AVOCATS is deeply committed to the confidentiality and security of its Users’ Personal Data.

In this respect, CLEACH AVOCATS ensures that its provider and processors who – because of their function or role, have access to Personal Data – are subject to a confidentiality obligation equivalent to that of the team that composes it.

CLEACH AVOCATS has also made sure that all of its providers and processors offer the appropriate guarantees in terms of the protection of Personal Data.

In addition, CLEACH AVOCATS undertakes to implement appropriate measures to protect Personal Data against any damage, loss, misappropriation, intrusion, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Physical and electronic backup procedures for the Data collected on the Website are implemented, in accordance with the applicable French and European Union legislation relating to the protection of personal data.

7. User’s rights

Right of access and modification

Each User has the right to access and modify his/her Personal Data upon processing of such Data. To this end, each User may:

  • – access all the Personal Data concerning him/her,
  • – know the origin of the Personal Data concerning him/her,
  • – obtain a copy of it, (a fee not exceeding the cost of reproduction may be requested)
  • – require that its Personal Data be, as appropriate, rectified, completed, updated or deleted, subject to the exceptions provided for by the applicable law and regulations,
  • – define the fate of his/her Personal Data after his/her death (storage, deletion or transmission to a previously designated third party).
Right of objection

Each User also has the right to object, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of his Data, unless it meets a legal or regulatory obligation.

Right to Personal Data portability

If applicable, each User has the possibility to retrieve their Personal Data in an open and machine-readable format. This will enable him/her to store or transmit his/her data easily from one information system to another for personal use.

Exercise of rights

To exercise his/her rights, the User must send a written request to CLEACH AVOCATS, accompanied by a copy of an identity document, to the following address:

  • – By postal mail to CLEACH AVOCATS, 43 rue de Courcelles, 75008 Paris
  • – By email

CLEACH AVOCATS undertakes to respond and communicate the requested information within a maximum period of 1 (one) month, as from the receipt of the request by the User. In the case of complex requests, this time limit may be extended in order to carry out a more in-depth study.

If applicable, the User may then request CLEACH AVOCATS to limit the use of his/her Personal Data. This right to limitation is to ensure the termination of the use of the User’s Personal Data by CLEACH AVOCATS during the delay in processing the request.

8. Enquiries or complaints

In the event of a complaint or question about the exercise of his/her rights or about all or part of this Personal Data Policy, the User may contact CLEACH AVOCATS:

  • – By postal mail to CLEACH AVOCATS, 43 rue de Courcelles, 75008 Paris
  • – By email to

For further information, the User may also contact the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) directly:

9. Modifications

CLEACH AVOCATS se réserve le droit de modifier la présente Politique de Données Personnelles à tout moment, notamment afin de tenir compte de l’évolution de la loi et de la règlementation en vigueur.

Toute modification de la présente sera notifiée par le biais d’un bandeau d’information visible sur la page d’accueil du Site Internet, qui devra être lu et accepté afin de poursuivre l’utilisation du Site Internet.

CLEACH AVOCATS retains the right to modify this Personal Data Policy at any time, in particular in order to comply with the evolution of the law and regulations in force.

Any modification to this Personal Data Policy will be notified by means of an information banner visible on the home page of the Website, which must be read and accepted in order to continue using the Website.

Last update : February 24, 2020