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The Site contains information on Institut Veolia and its partners collaborating for the organization of a conference on resource availability to be held on November 2-3 in Oxford, UK. It is published by Institut Veolia, a French non-profit Association organised under the 1901 Act, declared on September 26, 2001, having its offices at 30 rue Madeleine Vionnet, 93300 Aubervilliers, France.

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Privacy - personal data collection and use

Institut Veolia will never require the communication by users of personal data (name, address, email address, profession, etc.). However, particularly for the purposes of obtaining certain information or for receiving documents, you may be called upon to register, supplying certain personal data. Institut Veolia informs you that the personal data that you may communicate to it on line for this purpose are intended solely for use by Institut Veolia which is responsible for their processing and conservation. These data will not be disclosed to third parties, with the exception of those hosting the Site or involved in its Content or management. These third parties are required to respect the confidentiality of these data and may not in any circumstances use them for any purpose other than for the operation and management of the Site. Institut Veolia undertakes to take all reasonable measures at its disposal to preserve the confidentiality of these personal data. In this respect, Institut Veolia informs you that, in accordance with decision No. 2006-138 dated May 9, 2006 of the CNIL ruling on the dispensation from declaration of data processing established for the purposes of information and external communication (decision on dispensation of declaration, No. 7), the database liable to contain these personal data strictly conforms to the framework established by this said decision, thereby dispensing Institut Veolia from the requirement of declaration to CNIL. However, Institut Veolia reminds you that, in accordance with the law of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, computer files and freedom, as modified, you have a right of opposition, access and correction for these personal data. You can exercise this right at any time, by writing to: Institut Veolia 30 rue Madeleine Vionnet, 93300 Aubervilliers, France or Any related changes will be made as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event by no later than eight working days following receipt of your notice. Institut Veolia also wishes to draw your attention to the fact that some information which does not qualify as personal data and cannot be used to identify you may be recorded by our servers (such as the browser used, IP address, etc.). In addition, the connection to our web server may entail the sending of a small amount of data that will be stored on your computer's hard disk. These are cookies which record certain data concerning your computer's browsing on our Site (i.e. any pages you may have accessed, date and time of access, etc.) which we can then read during your subsequent visits. Your browser contains a function allowing you to refuse cookies (the terms and conditions are specified on the CNIL's website). This will not prevent you from accessing our Site, but may cause a delay in downloading pages.


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