France's leading business network, with nearly 33,000 members

Founded in 1907, CCI France International brings together and leads 126 French Chambers of Commerce and Industry abroad (CCI FI) in 96 countries.

An association incorporated under the law of 1901 and recognised as being of public utility since 1939, CC

Last updated: Feb. 8th, 2023



CCI France International (“CCIFI”) is committed to protecting its users’ privacy: we want to make your membership experience as enjoyable and rewarding as possible and we want you to use our site, our mobile app CCIFI Connect and membership opportunities with confidence.

This Privacy Policy is designed to inform our users and our members about how CCIFI gathers and uses information provided to, or collected by, CCIFI and under what circumstances CCIFI will disclose such information.

Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by CCIFI, to comply with any legal, regulatory, jurisprudential, or technological developments. In such a case, the date of its update will be clearly identified at the beginning of this policy. These modifications engage the User as soon as they are posted online. It is therefore appropriate that as a user of the CCIFI website and mobile app CCIFI Connect, you regularly consult this privacy policy to become aware of any changes.

By accessing the Website and mobile app CCIFI Connect, you agree to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of the Website.



If you have any questions about how we handle your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer via email on


Name and address of the controller

The controller in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 and other national data protection laws of the Member States is:

Address :
CCI France International
8-10 Rue Pierre Brossolette


Our Data Processing / What types of data do we collect and why?

In general, you can visit the website of the CCIFI without communicating any personal information about you. In any case, you are in no way obliged to transmit this information to the CCIFI. However, in case of refusal, you may not be able to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested. As such, the CCIFI may be required in certain cases to ask you to enter your name, email address, telephone number, company and function (hereinafter your "Personal Information"). By providing this information, you expressly agree that it will be processed by the CCIFI for the purposes indicated in point 2 below and for the purposes stated at the end of each form.

CCIFI may process your Personal Information:

  1. for the purpose of providing you with the information or services you have requested (in particular: sending of Newsletters, commercial offers, information guides, sectorial notes)

  2. for the purpose of being able to contact you regarding various events relating to the CCIFI or any other communication likely to interest you

Sensitive data: We do not collect any data known as "sensitive" That is, data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political, philosophical or religious opinions, trade union membership, health or sexual orientation.

Recipients: Only CCIFI is the recipient of your Personal Information. This information, whether in individual or aggregated form, is never transmitted to a third party, notwithstanding the subcontractors with which the CCIFI works with. Neither the CCIFI, nor any of its subcontractors, sells the personal data of visitors and Users of its Site.

Shelf life: Your Personal Information is kept by the CCIFI only for the time corresponding to the purpose of the collection for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above.

Member management: CCIFI process your data when we assist you in purchasing your membership and managing your member account. This processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

Directly from you, we may collect personal information when you sign up for one of our events, communicate with us. This information may include our customers’ (“Members’”) personally identifiable information, including but not limited to, our customer’s name, company name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address.... If you consider purchasing a membership from CCIFI for another person or persons, the Company will collect the same information about these people. They may contact us to request removal of their information from our database by using our contact information below.

From third party, CCIFI may collect supplement Member Information with information about a Member that is publicly available or that is made available by third parties through paid subscriptions. For example, if a Member provides the name of the company for whom that Member works, we may obtain information showing the number of employees and estimated annual turnover for that company. This information is called “Supplementary Information” and, once added to Member Information, is deemed to be Member Information.

Newsletter: We may collect personal data information when you sign up for our newsletters. In this case, data is processed on the basis of your consent. This information includes your first name, your last name, your email address and your company.

Contact information: When you contact us for any reason, we collect your name, your email address, and your message. Your Data is processed for the purposes of the legitimate interest pursued by CCIFI to keep a record of that correspondence.

Account creation form to the private area:

  • - Email :  Your email address will be your login to access your private area. In addition to this, it will allow us to contact you or send you our newsletter if you have expressed the wish to receive it. Indeed, we will send the newsletter to you by email only if you have given us your agreement, for example by subscribing to our newsletter.
  • - Civility, Name / Surname, Country, Current position:  These information allow us to know a bit more about you and for us to be able to send you personalized communications. In the form, these fields are not required to create a private area. You are free not to fill them if you do not wish.

Profile modification form on the private area:

  • - Spoken languages: This information allows us to know in which language we should communicate with you in our emailings.

  • - Business Sectors & Interests:  These information allow us to know your interests in order to send you sectorial newsletters adapted to your daily functions and likely to meet your needs. We will send you these sector newsletters only if you subscribe to them.

  • - Photo:  The ability to upload a photo is a feature only for members of the room if they wish to appear in the member directory as a contact, and if they wish to participate in the business-matching platform.


The business matching platform: The business matching platform in our private area and mobile app CCIFI Connect is strictly reserved for members of the CCIFI.

If you are a member of the CCIFI, you have several options to control the information that would like to be published in the directory and in the business matching module.

You can choose whether or not to appear in the directory as a contact. If you choose no, no mention of you will be published in the directory. You will not have access to the business matching.

You can choose whether or not to display your email or phone number : you have decided to be visible in the directory but you do not want to be contacted from the business matching module, only your photo, your name and your positon will appear as a contact in the directory of members. No contact information will be published, regardless of the user. In this case, you will also not have access to the connection, you will not be able to get contact details from other members.

In case you participate in the business matching: Only your photo, your name, your function, your offers, your skills and bigraphy will appear in the directory contacts. Network members will have access to a contact request button to get your contact information. However they will have these coordinates only when you will accept the connection. Without your consent, no contact information will be accessible by anyone.

Recruitment: We would also like to inform you that CCIFI processes the data necessary for the recruitment process. This processing is based on CCIFI’s legitimate interest in assessing the candidate's suitability for the position offered. This processing also includes the evaluation results in our recruitment databases.

You are also informed that as part of the recruitment process, the recruitment entity may consult information from your public profile on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), other public information and archives, for the sole purpose of assessing and verifying your professional experience and skills, and whether your profile matches the culture and values of CCIFI. 

Directly from you, we collect data from your resume and cover letter. And the data you fill out in this form may be sent to companies in the event that your profile meets their needs.

  • - Professional status, type of visa, nationality:  These information allow us to evaluate your availability if we have suitable offers matching your profile in companies in urgent need.

  • - Your background, mastered software, key skills, business sectors, experience, CV:  These information allow our Recruitment service to determine if your professional experiences are in line with the job positions offered by our companies.

  • - Your current salary, minimum and maximum expected:  This information will allow the company interested in your profile to determine whether it can align with your salary requirements.

  • - The position you are looking for:  This information is essential for us to match your profile with the needs of the companies in our network.

Event Registration Form: CCIFI process your data when you purchase an event ticket. Directly from you, we may collect personal information when you sign up for one of our events. This processing of personal data is necessary for the the proper management of the event.

  • - Name, First name, Civility :  This information allows us to compile our registration list for the event.

  • - Email : Your email allows us to communicate the different information about the event. For example your confirmation of registration, reminders, a report of the event or a satisfaction questionnaire.

  • - Name of your company, position:  These information allow us to know more about your profile and why you are interested in our event. In addition it is possible that certain events are reserved for a specific category of people, or addressed to a particular sector.

Comments and chat: The app mobile CCIFI Connect provides a place for members only to post comments in a private group. Any personally identifiable information you submit may be read, collected, or used by other users of the group, and could result in others sending you unsolicited messages, solicitations or ads. CCIFI is not responsible for the use of any personally identifiable information submitted by you for the purpose of using the comments function or any other chat provided by the Website. To request removal of your personal information from a comment, please contact the CCIFI.

You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these areas. We also remind you that it is forbidden to use rude, defamatory, insulting, racist, obscene, harassing or disrespectful language. 

Qr-code: The QR Code is a unique 2-dimensional bar code for each member and which stores 3 digital information: first name, lastname and email. Its use is optional.

It can be presented voluntarily and then scanned and decrypted only from the CCIFI Connect mobile application.

Once the QR Code has been scnanned, the user can save this contact in its bookmark of his CCIFI Connect mobile application and then choose whether or not to add this contact to the internal contacts list of his phone only. This is the only action where access to the phone book is requested. We don't download any contacts from the phone book into the mobile app.

Cookies and connecting data

CCIFI website uses cookies: This cookies allow us to personalize content, offer social media features and analyze our traffic.

Clickstream Data: When you access our Website, a small file called a “Cookie” is placed on your hard drive. Each time you visit the Website CCIFI will use Cookies to authenticate your identity, collect the data generated in connection with your clickstream activity on the Website (“Clickstream Data”) and to personalize your user experience on the Website, including by serving and managing listed features based on your activity on the Website. Please note that CCIF does not collect Clickstream Data on any websites other than the Website. Most browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, some CCIFI features and services may not be available to you if your Cookies are disabled.

CCIFI may also use electronic images known as “web beacons” (or « clear GIFs ») that allow us to track general user traffic patterns. CCIFI also automatically receives and records information from our servers and from your browser, including your IP address, the time, and information about any page you requested. CCIFI may also include web beacons in promotional or other e-mails or e-newsletters to determine whether Members have acted upon these messages. The information obtained in this manner enables CCIFI to customize services we offer our Members, to deliver targeted contents and to measure the effectiveness of our on-line advertising and marketing activities.

Third Party Clickstream Data: When you purchase a membership or a event ticket, you are transferred to the website of our third party payment agent. As noted above, this policy does not apply to third party websites. You should read the privacy policy associated with the third party payment agent’s website to understand what information about you it collects and how such information is used.


Children and Privacy

The Website is not directed at children, and it is not intended that we collect personally identifiable information from children (particularly children under the age of eighteen). If you are a parent or guardian of a child who you know to have provided to us personally identifiable information, we ask that you contact us at privacy(@) and request that such information be deleted. This site is not intended for the use of any one under the age of eighteen. 


Access and Updating of Information for members

As Member of CCIFI, the instructions to review, amend, or delete your information may be found in the edit profile area on our Website.

Then you may change information at any time and as often as necessary. Users who are experiencing problems with our services or who have questions about how our services work can contact us by sending an email to connect(@) . Will respond to any requests for access to personal information within 30 days.

Registration Password: Your Member Information is password-protected to control access to this profile information. During the registration process, you enter an account name and password. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and your password and any actions that may be made under your account and / or with your password. You agree to immediately inform the CCIFI of any unauthorized use of your account and / or password and to ensure that you log out at the end of each session. The CCIFI cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage occurring in case of breach of these obligations.

We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. CCIFI will never ask for passwords in unsolicited phone calls or unsolicited emails.

Links to other websites and social networks: the CCIFI website may contain links to websites of our partners. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we are not responsible for the use made by these websites of the information collected when you click on these links. We invite you to read the privacy policies of these websites before transmitting your personal data.

It is the responsibility of the user to take the necessary precautions to ensure the absence of viruses on the site visited.

It is forbidden, without the prior written consent of CCIFI to any user of the CCIFI website to create, on any other website, any hypertext link including a "deep" hypertext link with a hyperlink. page of the website of the CCIFI and combine it with the technique of "framing" or any other similar technique to refer directly to the secondary pages of the website of the CCIFI without going through its home page.

Amendments: Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by CCIFI, to comply with any legal, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological developments. In such a case, the date of its update will be clearly identified at the beginning of this policy. These modifications engage the User as soon as they are posted online. It is therefore appropriate that as a user of the CCIFI website, you regularly consult this privacy policy to become aware of any changes.


Your Rights and Freedoms

You have the following rights regarding your Personal Information, which you can exercise by writing to us at the postal address mentioned in point 1 and to privacy(@)

You may:

  • - have the right to access certain personal information we maintain about you and obtain a copy of that information,

  • - update or correct inaccuracies in that information,

  • - object to our use of your personal information,

  • - block or delete your personal information from our database,

  • - object to processing of your personal information,

  • - ask us to restrict processing of your personal information,

  • - or request portability of your personal information.


Right of access and communication of data: You have the faculty to access the Personal Information that concerns you.

However, due to the obligation of security and confidentiality in the process of personal data which is the responsibility of the CCIFI, you are informed that your application will be processed, provided that you provide proof of your identity including the production of a scan of your valid ID (if requested by our dedicated electronic form) or a signed photocopy of your valid ID (in case of written request).

CCIFI informs you that it will be entitled, if necessary, to oppose manifestly unfair requests (by their number, their repetitive or systematic nature).

Right to rectify data: Under this right, the law allows you to request the rectification, updating, locking or deletion of data concerning you that may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete.

Also, you can set general and specific guidelines regarding the fate of personal data after your death. In this case, the heirs of a deceased person may demand to consider the death of their loved one and / or to make the necessary updates.

Right to be forgotten: At any time, you may require that we delete your personal data. Your request will be processed as soon as possible and your data will be deleted if their processing is not necessary in the following cases :

  • - To comply with a legal obligation which requires the treatment provided for by Union law or by the law of the Member State to which the controller is subject, or to perform a public interest mission or exercise of the public authority in charge of the controller;

  • - The recognition, exercise or defense of rights in court.

For all our communications that are sent to you by email, you have the possibility to unsubscribe from our mailing list from the unsubscribe link in these messages.

If the processing is based on your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

You always have the right to report a complaint to your local data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your data protection authority.

To exercise your rights, please send an email to privacy(@) and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable data protection laws. In order to protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information.

Security: The security of your Personal Information is important to us. All Personal Data you provide to us is secured. Access is limited to authorized personnel within the Chamber only.  When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While CCIFI strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please contact us, if you have any questions about security on our website.

International Transfer: Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside EU and choose to provide information to CCIFI, please note that we may transfer the information, including Personal Information, to servers within the EU and process it there.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Warning to users: The CCIFI assumes no obligation to control the information that the user may disclose on the CCIFI website. As such, the user guarantees that any information, or Element (the term "Element" refers to any project, file or other attachments sent) or comments other than personal data, that the user may transmit to the CCIFI by the website of the latter, does not infringe any intellectual property rights of a third party or other applicable law. Such information, or Elements or comments, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By thus submitting any information, Element or comment, the user gives the CCIFI all the necessary rights, in an unlimited and irrevocable way, to use, execute, display, modify and transmit such information, Elements or comments, including any suggestion, concept or know-how. The CCIFI reserves the right to use such information, Elements or comments in any way it chooses.


CCIFI Contact Information

For customer service or technical questions, please complete a feedback form.

For questions regarding this Privacy Policy, your personal information, our third-party disclosure practices or your consent choices, or if you believe that CCIFI has not complied with this Privacy Policy, or if you have any other complaint with regard to collection, use or disclosure of information by CCIFI, please contact us at privacy(@) or mail at:

CCI France International
8-10 Rue Pierre Brossolette

CCIFI will review your communication promptly and respond to you upon completion of its review.


Privacy Policy Last Modified date

The last modified date of this agreement is february 8th, 2023.


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