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Generalities / Purpose of the Charter

“The protection of your personal data is fundamental to us We comply, in the collection and management of your personal data, with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016, relating to the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data (hereinafter referred to as the GDPR) and French law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to data processing, files, and freedoms (amended).

This charter aims to inform you about the means we implement to collect and process your personal data, in the strictest respect of your rights. The term “personal data” is defined in the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR-EU). According to this regulation, it includes all information concerning an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes names, first names, postal addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses, among others.
Collection, Processing, and Use of Personal Data
Chamonix Photo Festival only collects, processes, and uses personal data to the extent permitted or required by the GDPR-EU or any other legal regulations, or if the data subject has given their consent. In general, the use of our website is possible without providing personal data. We remind you that the transfer of non-encrypted data over the Internet (such as email communication) may
have security gaps and cannot be completely protected against third-party access.”

Contact Form

The use of the contact form requires asking for your name, first name, and email address to be able to respond to your request.

Exhibition Proposals, Photo Contest Registrations, and Newsletter Subscriptions:

“When submitting an exhibition proposal, registering for one of the photo contests, or subscribing to the newsletter on the site, we may ask you to provide us with personal data allowing your identification, namely: name, first name, email, and physical addresses, phone number.
These data are requested, among other things, so that the Chamonix Photo Festival can contact you in case of need for additional information exclusively related to your participation in contests, exhibition proposals, or newsletter subscriptions.
The data concerning you is only used for the purposes for which it was collected.”

Statistics and Audience Measurement (Google Analytics)

“Google processes the data mentioned in its privacy policy. ( /
This data includes, in particular, the IP address of the devices used to view the site. This processing is used for the analysis and statistical study of the use of our site. The processing is necessary for the legitimate interests we pursue, consisting of improving and optimizing our website for the benefit of users. It is based on Article 6, paragraph 1, point f) of the GDPR. The request for data is contractual. The data subject is not required to provide this data and can object to their processing at any time. To prevent the collection of data regarding their use of the site and the processing of this data by Google, the data subject must follow Google’s instructions:”

Recipients of Collected and Processed Data

Only a part of the members of the association will have access to your personal data.

Storage and Transmission of Data to Third Parties

“Your personal data is stored either in our databases or in those of our service providers located in France.
Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties and will in no case be used for advertising purposes.
Your data will not be transferred outside the European Union..”


We inform you that we take all useful precautions, organizational and technical measures
appropriate to preserve the security, integrity, and confidentiality of your personal data and,
in particular, prevent their dissemination without authorization.

Duration of Conservation of Personal Data

Your personal data will not be kept beyond the strictly necessary duration for their use.

Access to Your Data, Rectification, and Opposition

“In accordance with Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to data processing, files, and freedoms, as well as the GDPR, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data that we have recorded (Article 15 of the GDPR) and to have it rectified or deleted (Articles 16 and 17 of the GDPR). To do this, simply send an email to
You can also exercise your right of appeal to the competent data protection authorities.
Identity of the person responsible for the collection and processing of data:
The person responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data is the president of the Chamonix Photo Festival Mr. Pierre Raphoz 694 Av. de Marlioz, 74190 Passy.”

Modification of Our Privacy Policy

“Chamonix Photo Festival may be required to modify this privacy policy. We invite you to check this page regularly to ensure that you agree with any changes.”


“A cookie is information deposited on the hard drive of an Internet user by the server of the site he visits It contains several data: the name of the server that deposited it, an identifier in the form of a unique number, possibly an expiration date. This information is sometimes stored on the computer in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and record information. “

We use different types of cookies:

“Essential cookies allow you to move around the site and use its basic features. They are generally only installed in response to actions on your part to access services, such as logging into a secure area of our site. These cookies are essential for the use of this site.
Functionality cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our site and allow us to offer you enhanced and more personalized features, such as personalized greeting and saving your preferences. These cookies collect anonymous information and cannot track your movements on other sites.
Analysis and performance cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors to our site and collect information on how our site is used (for example, which pages are most viewed by visitors, whether Internet users have error messages on some of our pages, etc.). This allows us to improve how our website works, for example, by ensuring that users easily find what they are looking for.”


“All pages and images on this website as well as those shared on our different networks (Facebook and Instagram) are protected by French copyright law and data protection legislation. No reproduction of the documents on the site, even partial, other than those provided for in Article L 122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code, can be made without the express permission of the publisher.”