Personal data

Updated: May 2018

SES-STERLING is committed to ensuring that the collection and processing of your data complies with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDR).

Types of personal data collected, purpose of collection, storage period
We collect various types of personal data on our websites, by direct contact (e-mail, telephone, meeting):

Information you voluntarily provide to us:

Type of data Purpose Storage period
Your contact details: name, first name, telephone numbers, e-mail address
Processing your orders
Duration of the commercial relationship + 3 years
Login and login password
Management of your private space on the website
Management of your online orders
Period of activity of the account + 3 years
Information on the products and services that interest you
Processing of your requests
Duration of the commercial relationship + 3 years
CVs and job search
Recruitment procedure
Duration of processing of the recruitment concerned + 2 years

Information we automatically collect:

When you visit one of our websites, we collect certain information automatically from the equipment used for the connection (IP address, device type, browser type, general geographical location (country).

We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with the website visited, including the pages visited and the links you clicked on.

The collection of this information allows us to better understand who are the visitors to our websites in order to improve the quality and relevance of the information we provide to our visitors.

To ensure this collection, we use the Matomo software (formerly Piwik), selected in particular for its respect for personal data.

Cookies Purpose Storage period
  Web statistics 30 min.
  Web statistics 13 months
  Cookie to indicate that you object to statistical tracking. 13 months

We also deposit cookies necessary to allow the proper functioning of our websites:

Cookies Purpose Storage period
Language, Country
Remember your preferences (country and language preferences) Unlimited
  Determines if the browser accepts Javascript Duration of the session

Personal data are deleted:

  • when they are no longer needed
  • when the shelf life has expired
  • when you ask us to do so

However, storage may be extended if necessary to meet legal, tax or accounting requirements.

Special case of third party cookies

Our websites provide links to services provided by third party sites, including:

  • to social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook)
  • to videos hosted on Youtube

These features use third-party cookies placed directly by these services. If you want to know more about the information available to your contacts on these sites and how to limit their communication, we invite you to read their terms of use and data protection policies.

Disclosure of your personal data
We undertake not to transmit the data collected to third parties. The data collected is exclusively for our internal use.
The only possible exception is a request from a government agency, a court to meet a legal obligation.

Location of your personal data
The data collected is stored on servers located exclusively in the EU (mainly in France), whether it is our own infrastructure or hosted servers.

Protection of your personal data
We are committed to ensuring the protection of your personal data.
To this end, we implement protective measures to preserve the confidentiality and security of personal data.

Your data privacy rights and how to exercise them?

You have the following rights under applicable data protection laws:

  • Right of access to your data.
  • Right to rectify your data.
  • Right to delete your data.
  • You may also object to the processing of your data, or ask us to limit its processing.
  • You have the right to unsubscribe at any time and without charge from any marketing communications we send you.
    You can exercise this right by clicking on the « unsubscribe » or « unsubscribe » link in the marketing e-mails we send you.
    To decline other forms of marketing (such as postal or telemarketing), please contact us using the contact information provided in the « Contact Us » section below.

You may exercise any of the rights described above at any time by contacting us as indicated in the « Contact Us » section at the bottom of the page. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

External links
Third-party websites, accessible via links from our websites, are not covered by our data protection policy. We are not responsible for the collection that is made online on third party websites. We recommend that you read the privacy notices posted on these sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing personal data.

To contact us
For any questions, complaints or problems regarding your personal data, or if you wish to exercise your rights as indicated above, we invite you to contact us:

  • by post to
    Traitement des Données Personnelles
    1 bis rue de Delémont
    F-68300 Saint-Louis
  • or e-mail at