Legal notice

  • Why a Privacy Policy

This Personal Data Protection Policy (hereinafter “the Policy”) is intended to describe how Quarkslab (hereinafter “the Company”) processes your personal data. It applies when your personal data is collected through your interaction with the website www.quarkslab.com (hereinafter “the Website”), the services provided by the Company or its employees.

  • Who is the controller of your personal data?

The controller of the processing of your personal data is Quarkslab, a French simplified joint stock company, registered under number 538 485 897 00036 with the registry of trade and companies of Paris, whose lead office is located 13 rue Saint-Ambroise 75011 Paris – France. This means that Quarkslab determines the purposes and means of the processing of your personal data.

Below you will find the Company’s contact details:

  • What are your rights over your personal data?

Under the conditions defined by the applicable regulations, you may exercise the following rights in relation to the processing of your personal data:

  • Right of access: this right allows you to obtain a confirmation from the Company as to whether your personal data is being processed and, where that is the case, a copy of your personal data.
  • Right to rectification: this right allows you to obtain from the Company the rectification of inaccurate or incomplete personal data concerning you.
  • Right to erasure: this right allows you to obtain from the Company the erasure of your personal data where a regulatory basis applies.
  • Right to restriction of processing: this right allows you to request the Company to temporarily suspend the processing of your personal data where a regulatory basis applies.
  • Right to object: this right allows you to object at any time to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your personal situation.
  • Right to object to commercial communications and/or marketing emails: this right allows you to object to receiving commercial communications and/or marketing emails:
  • at the time of collection of your personal data, by checking the appropriate box on the forms available on the Website,
  • at any time, by using the unsubscribe link included in the emails or by expressing your objection in case the Company contacts you by telephone.
  • How to exercise your rights over your personal data?

To exercise your rights, please send your request, with a proof of your identity:

If you consider that the processing of your personal data by the Company infringes the rights listed above, or if you are not satisfied with the way your request relating to your rights was handled by the Company, you can lodge a complaint with the French supervisory authority (Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés) or your European supervisory authority.

  • Processing of personal data for the management of requests

Purposes of the processing. The purpose of this processing is to manage requests and questions submitted to the Company.

It allows our Company to:

  • receive requests and questions that you submit via the following forms available on the Website,
  • contact you by email or phone to address your requests and questions,
  • produce statistics on requests (number of requests, type of requests, response time).

Legal basis for the processing. This processing is necessary for the pursuit of our Company’s legitimate interests in developing business relations with professionals from the cybersecurity industry who express an interest in our products and services.

Recipients of the personal data. Within the limits of their respective responsibilities, all or part of your personal data is disclosed to:

  • the employees of our Company, 
  • the employees of our service providers in charge of the technical management of the Website.

Source of the personal data. Your personal data are collected by the Company when you complete at least one of the forms available on the Website.

Mandatory nature of the data collection. Fields marked with an asterisk on the forms are mandatory and must be completed for your request to be processed. Otherwise, it will not be taken into consideration.

Storage period of the personal data. The requests you have made, and the answers provided by the Company are stored for a period of three years from your last contact with the Company.

  • Processing of personal data for the management of event

Purposes of the processing. The purpose of this processing is to manage the Company’s event registrations and participations.

It allows our Company to:

  • receive registration requests submitted through the event registration form,
  • send registration confirmation by email,
  • manage the list of participants,
  • manage the logistics of the events,
  • measure participant satisfaction,
  • realize statistics on the management of events.

Legal basis for the processing. This processing is necessary for the pursuit of the Company’s legitimate interest to:

  • promote the sharing of cybersecurity knowledge among industry professionals,
  • improve the management of its events.

Recipients of the personal data. Within the limits of their respective responsibilities, all or part of your personal data is disclosed to:

  • the employees of our Company, 
  • the employees of our service providers in charge of the technical management of the Website,
  • the employees of our service providers in charge of the management and the logistics of the events.

Source of the personal data. Your personal data are collected by the Company when you complete an event registration form on the Website.

Mandatory nature of the data collection. Fields marked with an asterisk on the event registration form are mandatory and must be completed for your registration request to be processed. Otherwise, it will not be taken into consideration.

Storage period of the personal data. Your personal data will be stored by our Company for a period of three years from the closing of the event.  

  • Processing of your personal data for the management of communication

Purposes of the processing. The purpose of this processing is to manage the Company’s communications in relation to its business activities.

These operations include:

  • marketing emails related to the Company’s products, services, and events (newsletter, information on events, documentation such as whitepapers),
  • commercial communications, by email or phone, based on personal interaction with the Company’s employees and in relation to your business projects and needs.

As part of this processing, the Company calculates, by means of cookies (see below “8. Use of cookies on the Website”), your appetence for its products and services based on your profile (position in your company and the industry of your company), your interactions with the Website and the services provided by the Company on the Website (registration for an event, scheduling a consultation, asking for a demo, request to become a partner), in order to determine whether the Company contacts you by email or telephone for marketing purposes.

This processing allows the Company to:

  • send marketing emails to promote the Company’s products, services, and events,
  • provide personalized commercial communications, by email or phone,  
  • measure the audience of marketing emails and commercial communications by email (mail openings, clicks on links, conversion rates),
  • produce statistics on marketing emails and personalized.

Legal basis for the processing. This processing is necessary for the pursuit of the Company’s legitimate interests to:

  • inform professionals from the cybersecurity industry interested in its latest developments,
  • develop commercial relationships with professionals from the cybersecurity industry who are interested in its products and services,
  • improve the content of its marketing emails and commercial communications.

Recipients of the personal data. Within the limits of their respective responsibilities, all or part of your personal data is disclosed to:

  • the employees of our Company,
  • the employees of our service providers in charge of the technical management of the Website,
  • the employees of our service providers in charge of the technical management of marketing operations.

Source of the personal data. Your personal data are collected while you (1) navigate on the Website and complete the online forms available on the Website and/or (2) interact with the employees of the Company.

Your personal data are also collected through other sources (information available to the public on the internet and information provided to the Company by the organizers of the events you have attended).

Mandatory nature of the data collection. The personal data required to manage our communications are those indicated as mandatory on the forms available on the Website.

Storage period of the personal data. The Company stores your personal data as long as you stay subscribed to the Company’s marketing emails and/or commercial communications. You can object to this processing at any time by using the link in the emails or by expressing your objection in case the Company contacts you by telephone.

In case of objection, your data will be stored, as a proof, for the duration of the statute of limitations for offences in France (6 years) from the date the Company answers to the request. This storage is necessary for the Company to defend its rights and interests, and to demonstrate its compliance.

Types of cookies stored and read on your device

  • Third-party audience measurement cookies (Google Analytics)

With your consent, the Website uses Google Analytics cookies for audience measurement. These cookies are generated by Google LLC and allow Quarkslab to analyze your navigation and to establish statistics of your visits on this website.

The data obtained via these cookies may be combined by Google LLC with other sources of data, for targeted advertising purposes, through the integration of Google Analytics into Google Ads. This allows to measure campaign performance and conversion rates for Google Ads.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on your device for a period of.

  • Third-party targeted advertising cookies

DoubleClick – With your consent, the Website uses DoubleClick cookies. These cookies are generated by Google LLC and used for targeted advertising purposes, including displaying ads, personalizing ads based on your online activity, and measuring the effectiveness of ads.

As such, targeted ads may be displayed to you based on your previous visits to Quarkslab’s website.

DoubleClick cookies are stored on your device for a period of.

Google Ads – With your consent, the Website uses Google ads cookies. These cookies are generated by Google LLC and allow Quarkslab to improve the effectiveness of its ads. These cookies are set on your device when you reach Quarkslab’s website through an ad placed by Google LLC.

As such, these cookies allow Quarkslab to generate conversion statistics (number of users who clicked an ad, etc.).

Google Ads cookies are stored on your device for a period of.

These cookies are generated by Salesforce and allow Quarkslab to analyze your interactions with the website (subscription to the monthly newsletter, registration for an event, submitting a request for contact, etc.). Based on these interactions, Quarkslab calculates your appetence score for its products and services to determine whether it sends you commercial communications.

Pardot cookies are stored on your device for a period of .

How to manage cookies?

The above-mentioned cookies are only used with your prior consent. By using the cookie management tool of the Website, you can give or refuse to give your consent by using the “Accept all” or “Reject all” buttons. You can also make your choice based on the type of cookies through the “I select” button.

You may at any time reconsider your choices and set the parameters of cookies to accept or refuse them via the blue icon on the left bottom of each page.