Privacy policy

This privacy policy is committed to protecting your privacy. Please contact us at if you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of your personal data, and we will be happy to assist you. By using this website and/or our services, you consent to the processing of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.


Holis Consulting reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy.


The last modification was made on 09/26/2023.


1- General


In France, personal data is protected by various laws and regulations, including Law No. 78-87 of January 6, 1978, Law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code, the European Directive of October 24, 1995, and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on May 25, 2018.


“Personal data” refers to any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person, including but not limited to their name, phone number, postal address, email address, IP address, password, and payment information. Excluded from this definition are data for which the identity of the person has been removed (anonymous data).


2- Types of Personal Data Collected


When using the website, the following types of data may be collected:

• The URL of the links through which the User accessed the site;

• The User’s internet service provider;

• The User’s Internet Protocol (IP) address.


In any case, personal information about the user is collected only for the purpose of providing certain services offered by the site

• Contact form: Input of your name, first name, and email address to contact us with questions or suggestions;

• Building a customer and prospect database;

• Sending newsletters, solicitations, and promotional messages. If you do not wish to receive these, you have the option to express your refusal during the data collection process.

Additionally, data may be collected from your browsing on our websites through Cookies, such as web page views, link clicks, and searches.


3- Use of Data


3-1 Purpose of Data Collection


When you submit a question or suggestion through the contact form, your personal data will be used to provide you with a personalized response via email, in the most appropriate manner. This data will not be retained for more than 3 years.


3-2 Data Retention Period


Your data is processed and stored by Holis Consulting from the moment of contact. It will not be kept beyond the time necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Policy. In the event of electronic exchanges that do not result in a business relationship, all personal data collected will be deleted within a maximum of 6 months.

Identification data (names, first names, email addresses, and phone numbers) may be retained for a period of 3 years for personalized solicitation purposes after the last contact. Beyond that, they may be anonymized or archived for statistical and evidentiary purposes.


3-3 Your Rights Regarding Personal Data


In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, as amended in 2004, you have the right to access, rectify, object to, and delete your personal data. You can find more details and information on how to exercise your rights below. We will respond to your request within one month, but we have the right to extend this period by two months, if necessary, considering the complexity and number of requests.

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

• The right to request access to your personal data. You can receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and verify that we process it legally. You can make your request online using this form.

• The right to request rectification of your data if it is inaccurate. You can also complete incomplete data we hold, taking into account the processing purposes.

• The right to request deletion of your personal data if:
   – Your personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we collected or processed it,

   – You withdraw your consent on which the processing of your personal data is based, and there is no other legal basis for the processing,

   – You object to the processing of your personal data, and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing,

   – Your personal data is being unlawfully processed,

   – Your personal data must be deleted to comply with a legal obligation. You can make your request online using this form.

•  The right to object to the processing of your personal data. We will respond to your request unless we have compelling legitimate reasons for processing this data or we need to continue processing your personal data to establish, exercise, or defend legal claims.

•  The right to limit the processing of your personal data if:

   – You dispute the accuracy of your personal data while we verify it,

   – The processing is unlawful, and you oppose the deletion of your personal data and request the limitation of their use,

   – We no longer need your personal data for processing purposes, but they are necessary for legal actions,

   – You have objected to the processing, during the period in which we need to verify compelling legitimate reasons.

• The right to data portability. You can request to receive the personal data that concerns you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. You can also request that we transmit this personal data to another data controller, where feasible. This right applies only to the personal data you have provided us, if the processing is based on consent or necessary for the performance of a contract between you and Holis Consulting, and if the processing is carried out by automated means.

• The right to define post-mortem instructions to determine how your personal data will be used and how your rights will be exercised after your death. If we are informed of your death, we will delete your personal data unless we are required to keep it in accordance with legal or regulatory provisions and/or legal retention periods and, if applicable, after it has been communicated to a third party designated by you.


You can exercise these rights at any time by sending an email to with “Personal Data” in the subject line. The request must be accompanied by a photocopy of a valid and compliant identity document. We will process your request promptly, not exceeding 2 months following receipt of your request, in accordance with the law. Please note that abusive requests are subject to legal penalties. Regarding cookies, you have direct means of opposition as specified in paragraph 4-3 below.


4- Special Consideration for Cookies


4-1 Introduction to Cookies


A cookie is a text file used for browsing websites, stored in a dedicated space on the hard drive of your device (computer, tablet, mobile phone, or any other device optimized for the internet) when viewing online content or advertisements. It is used to customize pages by adapting them to your profile and contains collected data such as, depending on the case, your name, email address, time and date of connection, the operating system of your computer, and the pages of websites visited.


4-2 What Are Cookies Used For?


Three types of cookies, with the purposes described below, may be stored on your device when visiting the site


Technical cookies:
They are necessary for the operation of our site. Technical cookies allow us to recognize you, track your visits to specific pages, and improve your browsing experience by adapting the site’s presentation to your display preferences (language, screen resolution). Please note that disabling technical cookies may affect your access to the site and/or the services offered.


Audience measurement cookies:
They are issued by our technical provider (Google Analytics) to measure the audience for different content and sections of our site to assess and organize them better. These cookies can also, if necessary, detect navigation issues and thus improve the usability of our services. These cookies only produce anonymous statistics and visitor volumes, excluding individual information.


“Social media” cookies:
These cookies allow you to share content from the site with your friends or contacts. This includes social media buttons such as “share” from Facebook or LinkedIn.

The social network providing such an application button may be able to identify you through this button, even if you did not use it while browsing our site. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the respective social network to track your navigation on my site, simply because your account with the social network concerned is active on your device (open session) during your navigation on our site. We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site and associate it with the personal data they have.

We invite you to consult the privacy protection policies of these social networks to learn about the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. These protection policies should allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, including by setting your usage accounts for each of these networks.


4-3 Your Choices and How to Oppose or Delete Cookies on Our Site


By using the site, you consent to the use of the aforementioned cookies. However, you can choose to disable some or all cookies at any time by clicking on the “Cookie Policy” button at the bottom left of your screen or by following the various methods described below. When you give your consent for the placement of a cookie, it is valid for a maximum of 13 months. After that, we will request your consent again.


You can also configure your browser to notify you of cookies that are deposited on your device and ask you to accept or reject them on a case-by-case basis or altogether.


If your device is used by multiple people and has multiple browsing software, we cannot ensure with certainty that the services and advertisements intended for your device correspond to your own use of that device and not to another user’s use of it.


In any case, sharing the use of your device with others and configuring your browser settings regarding cookies are your free choice and your responsibility.



Refusing or Deleting Cookies Through Your Browser Software

Through this method, you can choose to disable some or all cookies and/or configure your browser to notify you of cookies deposited on your device and ask you to accept or reject them (case by case or altogether). Disabling all cookies will not prevent you from using our site under normal conditions, as no cookies are essential for its operation.

• If you use the Explorer browser: click on the “Tools” button, then “Internet Options.” Under the “General” tab, in the “Browsing History” section, click on “Settings.” Then click on “View Files” and select the cookie(s) you want to disable. Close the window that contains this list of cookies and click “OK” twice to return to the Internet. Link to Microsoft’s instructions.


• If you use the Firefox browser: click on the Firefox Menu icon, then “Options.” In the window that appears, select “Privacy” and click on “Remove Specific Cookies.” Select the cookies you want to disable and delete them. Link to Mozilla’s instructions.


• If you use the Safari browser: click on the “Settings” button, then “Preferences.” In the window that appears, select “Privacy/Security,” and click on “Show Cookies.” Select the cookies you want to disable and click “Delete” or “Delete All.” Link to Apple’s instructions.


• If you use the Chrome browser: click on the Google Chrome menu icon, then “Settings.” At the bottom of the page, click on “Advanced Settings.” In the “Privacy” section, click on “Content Settings.” To disable cookies, select “Block all sites from storing data.” Click on “Cookies and site data,” then hover over the site that created the cookie, and click on the “X” in the upper right corner or click on “Remove all.” Link to Google’s instructions.


Refusing or Deleting Audience Measurement Cookies


If you do not want our site to record cookies in your browser for audience measurement purposes, you can click on the following deactivation links, which will store a cookie in your browser for the sole purpose of deactivating other cookies from the same issuer: Google Analytics: Google Analytics Opt-Out.


Please note that these cookies are used to measure traffic and/or audience, associated with our website, the pages visited, and the interactions made on the site during your visit. Disabling them will prevent any collection of information about your browsing on our site and the provision of editorial content tailored to your browsing.


Refusing Cookies Issued by Social Networks


If you do not want our site to store cookies in your browser for this purpose, you can click on the following deactivation links, which will store a cookie in your browser for the sole purpose of disabling the use of other cookies from the same issuer: Facebook: Facebook Privacy Policy.

Please note that taking into account your various preferences is based on one or more specific cookies. If you delete all cookies stored on your device concerning our site, we will no longer know which consent or refusal you have given. This will reset your consent, and you will need to refuse the cookies you do not wish to keep again. Similarly, if you use another internet browser, you will need to refuse these cookies again, as your choices and the cookies they relate to depend on the browser and device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) you use to view our site


5- Protection of Your Personal Data


We want you to use our site with confidence. Therefore, we take all possible measures to ensure the security of the site and the data stored therein: is hosted in France, and data is therefore stored on a secure server.

• The site has an SSL certificate (https protocol).

• To protect access to the entire site’s back office, we use a security plugin, inventive identifiers, complex passwords, and regularly change them.


Furthermore, we commit not to disclose, transmit, or share or sell your personal data to other entities, companies, or organizations of any kind, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in effect as of May 25, 2018, on the protection of personal data, and the provisions of the law of July 1, 1998, transposing Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996, on the legal protection of databases.


The only individuals who may have access to your personal data are: the site owner and marketing and technical service providers involved in this site.


6- Glossary

• User: Internet user connecting to and using the aforementioned site.

• Client: Internet user who creates a personal account on the aforementioned site.

• Information/personal data: “Information that allows, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of the natural persons to whom it applies” (Article 4 of Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978).

• Https: Secure client-server communication protocol (data confidentiality) that allows the user to authenticate the identity of the website.

• Back office: The part of the website that is only accessible to the administrator.