Privacy policy

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This privacy policy defines and informs you of the manner in which Sons d’hiver uses and protects the information that you transmit to us, if any, when you use this site accessible from the following URL: (hereinafter the “Site”). Please note that this privacy policy may be modified or supplemented at any time by Sons d’hiver, in particular in order to comply with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological evolution. In such a case, the date of the update will be clearly identified at the top of the present policy. These modifications are binding on the User as soon as they are posted. It is therefore advisable for the User to regularly consult this privacy and cookie use policy in order to take note of any changes.


As a general rule, it is possible for you to visit the site, published by Sons d’hiver without communicating any personal information about yourself. In any case, you are in no way required to transmit this information to Sons d’hiver.

Nevertheless, Sons d’hiver may in certain cases ask you to provide personal information (see below “Types and purposes of data collected”). By providing this information, you explicitly accept that it will be processed by Sons d’hiver, for the purposes indicated in point 3 below and for the purposes recalled at the end of each form.

On the other hand, in case of refusal, you may not be able to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and amended the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, Sons d’hiver informs you of the following items:

  1. Identity and contact information of the data collector processor
    In charge of the processing is the company Sons d’hiver, whose head office is located at Domaine départemental Chérioux, 4 route de Fontainebleau,94407 VITRY SUR SEINE CEDEX. Phone: +331 41 73 11 65/Email:
  1. Data Collection and Origin
    All data concerning the Users are collected directly from them.

Sons d’hiver commits to collecting the consent of its Users and/or to allowing them to object to the use of their data for certain purposes, as soon as this is necessary.

In all cases, Users are informed of the purposes for which their data is collected through the various online data collection forms.

  1. Types and end use of collected data

Sons d’hiver may process your Personal Information in order to provide you with the requested service(s). This collection is carried out via a series of forms or directly by the User.

Professional account creation process.
The creation of professional account is reusable and will allow you subsequently to identify yourself via your email and a personal password. This information is collected in accordance with our legitimate interest in creating and managing your customer account and allows you to access our private pages (requiring authentication on your part) and to benefit from specific content.


Our platform manages the following mailing list(s):—“Public Newsletter”: an electronic newsletter intended to inform you about our news.

By checking the corresponding box(es) on our various forms, you give your consent to be sent you the corresponding service.

Each mailing contains a hyperlink allowing you to unsubscribe at any time.

Our mailing lists are managed by the SENDINBLUE platform.

Sons d’hiver only collects data that is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. 

  1. Type of processed data
    Sons d’hiver may process the following data:
    Last name, first name
    Phone number, email address.
  1. Recipients
    Sons d’hiver is the only recipient of your Personal Information. This information, whether in individual or aggregated form, is never transmitted to a third party, notwithstanding the subcontractors that Sons d’hiver uses (you will find more information about them in point 7 below). Neither Sons d’hiver, nor any of its subcontractors, market the personal data of visitors and Users of its Site.
  1. Retention Period

Your Personal Information is kept by Sons d’hiver for as long as necessary to carry out the activities concerned, except for requests to close an account and to exercise your right to be forgotten—and in compliance with and within the limits of the legal obligations to keep documents relating to these activities.

  1. Use of data collected outside of our platform

The data collected by our platform are in no case transferred or sold to third parties. It may, however, be used and transferred to third-party applications for various purposes:

As part of the routing of transactional emails.

In order to optimize the deliverability of our transactional emails (account creation confirmation…) and by using the email routing platform.

Within the framework of the exploitation of the mailing lists

In order to exploit and manage (unsubscribing) the mailing lists, and to route the information concerned.

As part of our audience analysis on our platform


  1. Data Processing and Liberties Rights
    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 or by filling in the contact form.

Right of access and communication of data

You have the right to access the Personal Information that pertains to you.

However, due to the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data that is incumbent on Sons d’hiver, you are informed that your request will be processed provided that you can prove your identity, in particular by producing a scan of your valid identity card (in the case of a request via our dedicated electronic form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity card (in the case of a request sent in writing).

Sons d’hiver informs you that it will have the right, if necessary, to oppose requests that are manifestly abusive (by their number, their repetitive or systematic nature).

To help you in your approach, in particular if you wish to exercise your right of access by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, you will find by clicking on the following link a model letter drawn up by the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (the “CNIL,” the French DPA). 

Right to rectify data

Under this right, the law entitles you to request the rectification, updating, blocking or deletion of data concerning you that may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete.

You can also define general and specific directives concerning the fate of your personal data after your death. If necessary, the heirs of a deceased person may request that the death of their loved one be taken into account and/or that the necessary updates be made.

To help you in your approach, in particular if you wish to exercise, on your own behalf or on behalf of one of your deceased relatives, your right of rectification by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 1, you will find by clicking on the following link a model letter drawn up by the CNIL.

Right to object

The exercise of this right is only possible in one of the following two situations:

When the exercise of this right is based on legitimate reasons; or

When the exercise of this right aims to prevent the data collected from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

To help you in your approach, in particular if you wish to exercise your right of opposition by means of a written request addressed to the postal address indicated in point 1, you will find by clicking on the following link a model letter drawn up by the CNIL.

  1. Response Times
    Sons d’hiver agrees to respond to your request for access, rectification or opposition or any other additional request for information within a reasonable timeframe which shall not exceed 1 month from the receipt of your request.
  2. Complaint to the competent authority

If you consider that Sons D’hiver does not respect its obligations with regard to your Personal Information, you can address a complaint or a request to the competent authority. In France, the competent authority is the CNIL to which you can send a request electronically by clicking on the following link:


When you first connect to the Sons d’hiver website, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your navigation may be recorded in files called “cookies.” Our policy on the use of cookies allows you to better understand the measures that we implement in terms of navigation on our website. It informs you in particular about all the cookies present on our website, their purpose (part I.) and gives you the procedure for setting them (part II).

  1. General information on the website’s cookies

Sons d’hiver, as the publisher of this website, may place a cookie on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet, cell phone, etc.) to ensure a smooth and optimal navigation on our website.

“Cookies” are small text files of limited size that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet or cell phone in order to personalize the services we offer you.

The information collected through cookies does not in any way identify you by name. It is used exclusively for our own needs in order to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content adapted to your interests. None of this information is communicated to third parties except when Sons d’hiver has obtained your prior consent or when the disclosure of this information is required by law, by order of a court or any administrative or judicial authority empowered to know.

In order to better inform you about the information identified by cookies, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that may be used on the Sons d’hiver website, their name, their purpose as well as their retention period. 

  1. Setting up your cookie preferences

You can accept or refuse cookies at any time.

When you first connect to the Sons d’hiver website, a banner briefly presenting information about receiving cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your navigation on the Sons d’hiver website (by loading a new page or by clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept receiving cookies on your terminal. You are also deemed to have given your consent to the receiving cookies by clicking on the “X” icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen.

Depending on the type of cookie in question, your consent to the deposit and reading of cookies on your terminal may be required.

a. Cookies exempt from consent

In accordance with the recommendations of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certain cookies are exempt from prior consent insofar as they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the sole purpose of enabling or facilitating communication by electronic means. These include session identifier cookies, authentication cookies, load balancing session cookies and interface personalization cookies. These cookies are fully subject to this policy insofar as they are issued and managed by Sons d’hiver.

b. Cookies requiring your prior consent

This requirement pertains to cookies issued by third parties and which are qualified as “persistent” insofar as they remain on your terminal until they are deleted or their expiration date.

Such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and deposit are subject to their own privacy policies, a link to which is provided below. This family of cookies includes audience measurement cookies (in particular PIWIK), advertising cookies (which Sons d’hiver does not use) and social network sharing cookies (in particular from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn).

The audience measurement cookies establish statistics related to the number of visits and the use of various elements of the website (such as the contents/pages you have visited). This data helps to improve the ergonomics of the Sons d’hiver website. An audience measurement tool is used on this website: Google Analytics, whose privacy policy is available from the following link:

Social network sharing cookies are issued and managed by the publisher of the social network in question. Subject to your consent, these cookies allow you to easily share some of the content published on the Sons d’hiver website, in particular through the use of a sharing application “button” depending on the social network. Four types of social network sharing cookies are present on the Sons d’hiver website:

Those for which you can consult the cookie policy by clicking on the following link:

Those for which you will find the policy on cookies by clicking on the following link:

Those whose options for controlling or restricting the use of cookies and whose cookie policy you can find at:

Those from which you can find the necessary help to delete cookies from the Google Chrome browser by clicking on the following link: but also the complete cookie policy from the following link:

c. You have several cookie setup tools at your disposal

Most Internet browsers are set by default to allow the placement of cookies. Your browser gives you the opportunity to modify these standard settings so that all cookies are systematically rejected or that only some of the cookies are accepted or rejected depending on their sender.

WARNING: We draw your attention to the fact that refusing the placement of cookies on your terminal is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or features of this website. Where applicable, Sons d’hiver declines all responsibility for the consequences related to the deterioration of your browsing conditions that occur because of your choice to refuse, delete or block the cookies necessary for the operation of the site. These consequences cannot constitute damage and you cannot claim any compensation for this.

Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your terminal or to notify you when new cookies are likely to be placed on your terminal. These settings do not affect your browsing experience, but you lose all the benefits provided by the cookie.

Please see below for the many tools available to you to configure the cookies placed on your terminal.

d. Setting up your browser
Each Internet browser has its own cookie management settings. To find out how to change your cookie preferences, please see below for links to the help needed to access your browser’s cookie menu:



Internet Explorer



For more information about cookie management tools, you can visit the CNIL website:

Lors de votre première connexion sur le site web de Sons d’hiver , vous êtes avertis par un bandeau en bas de votre écran que des informations relatives à votre navigation sont susceptibles d’être enregistrées dans des fichiers dénommés « cookies ». Notre politique d’utilisation des cookies vous permet de mieux comprendre les dispositions que nous mettons en œuvre en matière de navigation sur notre site web. Elle vous informe notamment sur l’ensemble des cookies présents sur notre site web, leur finalité (partie I.) et vous donne la marche à suivre pour les paramétrer (partie II.)

1. Informations générales sur les cookies présents sur notre site
Sons d’hiver , en tant qu’éditeur du présent site web, pourra procéder à l’implantation d’un cookie sur le disque dur de votre terminal (ordinateur, tablette, mobile etc.) afin de vous garantir une navigation fluide et optimale sur notre site Internet.
Les « cookies » (ou témoins de connexion) sont des petits fichiers texte de taille limitée qui nous permettent de reconnaître votre ordinateur, votre tablette ou votre mobile aux fins de personnaliser les services que nous vous proposons.
Les informations recueillies par le biais des cookies ne permettent en aucune manière de vous identifier nominativement. Elles sont utilisées exclusivement pour nos besoins propres afin d’améliorer l’interactivité et la performance de notre site web et de vous adresser des contenus adaptés à vos centres d’intérêts. Aucune de ces informations ne fait l’objet d’une communication auprès de tiers sauf lorsque Sons d’hiver a obtenu au préalable votre consentement ou bien lorsque la divulgation de ces informations est requise par la loi, sur ordre d’un tribunal ou toute autorité administrative ou judiciaire habilitée à en connaître.
Pour mieux vous éclairer sur les informations que les cookies identifient, vous trouverez ci-dessous un tableau listant les différents types de cookies susceptibles d’être utilisés sur le site web de Sons d’hiver , leur nom, leur finalité ainsi que leur durée de conservation.

2. Configuration de vos préférences sur les cookies
Vous pouvez accepter ou refuser le dépôt de cookies à tout moment. Lors de votre première connexion sur le site web de Sons d’hiver, une bannière présentant brièvement des informations relatives au dépôt de cookies et de technologies similaires apparaît en bas de votre écran. Cette bannière vous avertit qu’en poursuivant votre navigation sur le site web de Sons d’hiver (en chargeant une nouvelle page ou en cliquant sur divers éléments du site par exemple), vous acceptez le dépôt de cookies sur votre terminal. Vous êtes également réputé avoir donné votre accord au dépôt de cookies en cliquant sur l’icône « X » à droite de la bannière figurant en bas de votre écran.
Selon le type de cookie en cause, le recueil de votre consentement au dépôt et à la lecture de cookies sur votre terminal peut être impératif.

2a. Les cookies exemptés de consentement
Conformément aux recommandations de la Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), certains cookies sont dispensés du recueil préalable de votre consentement dans la mesure où ils sont strictement nécessaires au fonctionnement du site internet ou ont pour finalité exclusive de permettre ou faciliter la communication par voie électronique. Il s’agit notamment des cookies d’identifiant de session, d’authentification, de session d’équilibrage de charge ainsi que des cookies de personnalisation de votre interface. Ces cookies sont intégralement soumis à la présente politique dans la mesure où ils sont émis et gérés par Sons d’hiver.

2b. Les cookies nécessitant le recueil préalable de votre consentement
Cette exigence concerne les cookies émis par des tiers et qui sont qualifiés de « persistants » dans la mesure où ils demeurent dans votre terminal jusqu’à leur effacement ou leur date d’expiration.
De tels cookies étant émis par des tiers, leur utilisation et leur dépôt sont soumis à leurs propres politiques de confidentialité dont vous trouverez un lien ci-dessous. Cette famille de cookie regroupe les cookies de mesure d’audience (notamment PIWIK), les cookies publicitaires (auxquels Sons d’hiver n’a pas recours) ainsi que les cookies de partage de réseaux sociaux (notamment de Facebook, YouTube, Twitter et LinkedIn).
Les cookies de mesure d’audience établissent des statistiques concernant la fréquentation et l’utilisation de divers éléments du site web (comme les contenus/pages que vous avez visité). Ces données participent à l’amélioration de l’ergonomie du site web de Sons d’hiver. Un outil de mesure d’audience est utilisé sur le présent site internet :
Google Analytics dont la politique de confidentialité est disponible à partir du lien suivant :

Les cookies de partage des réseaux sociaux sont émis et gérés par l’éditeur du réseau social concerné. Sous réserve de votre consentement, ces cookies vous permettent de partager facilement une partie du contenu publié sur le site de Sons d’hiver , notamment par l’intermédiaire d’un « bouton » applicatif de partage selon le réseau social concerné. Quatre types de cookies de partage des réseaux sociaux sont présents sur le site de Sons d’hiver :
Ceux dont vous pouvez consulter la politique en matière de cookies en cliquant sur le lien suivant :

Ceux dont vous trouverez la politique relative aux cookies en cliquant sur le lien suivant :

Ceux dont vous trouverez les options dédiées au contrôle ou à la restriction de l’utilisation des cookies ainsi que la politique d’utilisation des cookies :

Ceux dont vous trouverez l’aide nécessaire pour supprimer les cookies à partir du navigateur Google Chrome en cliquant sur le lien suivant : mais également la politique complète en matière de cookies à partir du lien suivant :

2c. Vous disposez de divers outils de paramétrage des cookies
La plupart des navigateurs Internet sont configurés par défaut de façon à ce que le dépôt de cookies soit autorisé. Votre navigateur vous offre l’opportunité de modifier ces paramètres standards de manière à ce que l’ensemble des cookies soit rejeté systématiquement ou bien à ce qu’une partie seulement des cookies soit acceptée ou refusée en fonction de leur émetteur.
ATTENTION : Nous attirons votre attention sur le fait que le refus du dépôt de cookies sur votre terminal est néanmoins susceptible d’altérer votre expérience d’utilisateur ainsi que votre accès à certains services ou fonctionnalités du présent site web. Le cas échéant, Sons d’hiver décline toute responsabilité concernant les conséquences liées à la dégradation de vos conditions de navigation qui interviennent en raison de votre choix de refuser, supprimer ou bloquer les cookies nécessaires au fonctionnement du site. Ces conséquences ne sauraient constituer un dommage et vous ne pourrez prétendre à aucune indemnité de ce fait.
Votre navigateur vous permet également de supprimer les cookies existants sur votre terminal ou encore de vous signaler lorsque de nouveaux cookies sont susceptibles d’être déposés sur votre terminal. Ces paramétrages n’ont pas d’incidence sur votre navigation mais vous font perdre tout le bénéfice apporté par le cookie.
Veuillez ci-dessous prendre connaissance des multiples outils mis à votre disposition afin que vous puissiez paramétrer les cookies déposés sur votre terminal.

2d. Le paramétrage de votre navigateur Internet
Chaque navigateur Internet propose ses propres paramètres de gestion des cookies. Pour savoir de quelle manière modifier vos préférences en matière de cookies, vous trouverez ci-dessous les liens vers l’aide nécessaire pour accéder au menu de votre navigateur prévu à cet effet :
Chrome :

Firefox :

Internet Explorer :

Opera :

Safari :

Pour de plus amples informations concernant les outils de maîtrise des cookies, vous pouvez consulter le site internet de la CNIL :