Data protection policy

The Nephrology Unit of New Caledonia (hereinafter U2nc) attaches the utmost importance to the protection of personal data and the privacy of users and persons who access its website. The Personal Data Protection Policy (“Policy”) describes the types of personal data that U2nc and its subcontractors may process.


All operations on your personal data are carried out in compliance with the regulations in force and in particular Law No. 78-17 “Informatique et Libertés” of 6 January 1978 as amended and Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (“GDPR”) made applicable to New Caledonia.

The user of the site acknowledges having read and accepted the Policy. If he disagrees with his terms, he is free not to use the site and not to provide any personal data.


ARTICLE 1 – Définitions

“Personal data” – any information relating to a natural person identified or who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or more elements specific to him.

“Processing of personal data” means any operation or set of operations carried out or not by automated means and applied to data, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available,  alignment or interconnection, limitation, erasure or destruction;

“Controller” – the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, collects and processes personal data;

“Recipients” – the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that receives communication of personal data, whether or not it is a third party.

“Authorised third parties” – a natural or legal person, public authority, department or body, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, who are authorised to process the personal data.


ARTICLE 2 – Scope

The purpose of U2nc’s personal data protection policy is to inform data subjects about how U2nc collects and processes their personal data.


ARTICLE 3 – Identity of the controller

U2nc, represented by Jean-Michel Tivollier and Jean-François Cantin, collects personal data in its capacity as owner of the site.


ARTICLE 4 – Processing of personal data

A. Purposes

As part of the operation of the site, U2nc collects data about you. These data are processed in accordance with the purposes provided for at the time of collection, namely:

The management of spontaneous applications;

The management of contact requests;

The development of statistics and measures of service attendance.


B. Data processed

When collecting the data, the User will be informed of the data to be filled in and of the optional ones. The data identified by an asterisk in the registration form are mandatory for the User to access the services.

In addition, U2nc may collect personal data for other purposes, taking care to obtain the prior consent of the persons concerned.

In particular, U2nc may collect the following data:

– Identity: surname, first names, telephone number (landline or mobile), e-mail address;

– Contact data: messages sent to the site via contact forms, correspondence sent via the site.

– Traffic statistics: IP address, cookies, for example, the pages consulted by the User, the date and time of the consultation (see the details concerning cookies below).

An asterisk will indicate the mandatory or optional nature of the data that the data subjects could enter in the collection forms. In the absence of filling in the areas with an asterisk, the User will not be able to access the services. In any case, U2nc undertakes to process the data collected in accordance with the regulations in force and in particular the “Informatique et Libertés” of 6 January 1978 as amended and Regulation No. 2016/679.


C. Recipients of the data collected

The personal data collected on this site are exclusively reserved for U2nc.

In the event that U2nc entrusts data processing activities to subcontractors, the latter will sufficiently guarantee the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures, in particular in terms of reliability and security measures.


D. Data transferred to public authorities and/or bodies

In accordance with the regulations in force, the data may be transmitted to the competent authorities on request and in particular to public bodies, exclusively to meet legal obligations, judicial officers, judicial officers and bodies responsible for carrying out the recovery of debts.

E. Data transferred abroad

No transfer is made outside the territory. However, U2nc reserves the right to transmit the personal data collected to meet its legal obligations.

U2nc then contractually determines compliance with the provisions on data protection and information security with the recipients concerned and takes all necessary measures for the rigorous observance of the guarantees by third parties.

F. Retention periods

U2nc will keep your personal data in a secure environment for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected or for the minimum retention period provided for by applicable legislation. U2nc may retain certain personal data for longer periods exclusively for archiving, scientific, historical, statistical research and public interest purposes. Personal data shall not be kept for a longer period than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

G. Social Networks 

When the User uses a service via a social networking site, the User allows the publisher to access certain information that he has provided to the social network site, such as his username, first and last name, profile picture and data relating to the use of this service. By accessing a service via a social networking site, the User authorizes the publisher to collect, store and use all the information that the User has authorized the social networking site to provide to the publisher.


ARTICLE 5 – Protection of the personal data of minors

The U2nc website is generally not intended for minors under the age of 13. For this reason, we do not collect or store personal data about children under the age of 13 without obtaining verifiable parental consent, knowing that holders of parental authority may request to receive information about their child and request its deletion.


ARTICLE 6 – Cookies

The User is informed that, during his connections to the site and when using the services, cookies or other technologies are used, subject to the choice expressed by the User; this choice can be changed at any time.

A cookie allows its issuer, during its period of validity, to recognize the terminal concerned (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) each time this terminal accesses digital content containing cookies from the same issuer. A cookie records information relating to the navigation of your computer on our site (the pages you have consulted, the date and time of the consultation, etc …) that we can read during your subsequent visits.

You can object to the storage of cookies by configuring your browser settings, as indicated below. Access to certain services and sections of the site may, in this case, be altered, or even impossible.

Several types of cookies may be used by the site:

Cookies strictly necessary for navigation on the site and to guarantee its proper functioning;

Functional cookies that allow you to identify yourself and therefore personalize your experience on the site;

Cookies that make it possible to establish traffic statistics.

These cookies facilitate navigation and improve the user-friendliness of the website. For more information about our cookie management, please visit the cookie management page by clicking here.

ARTICLE 7 – Rights of individuals 

In accordance with the “Informatique et Libertés” legislation on the protection of personal data, you have the following rights over your data: right of access, right of rectification, right to erasure, right to object for reasons relating to your particular situation, right to limit processing.

The exercise of rights is established by proving by any means its identity by a request addressed to:

-by mail to U2NC – Data Protection Officer – BP 8267 – 98 807 Nouméa Cedex;

-or by e-mail to

Subject to a breach of the above provisions, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL

Pour toute information sur la protection des données personnelles, vous pouvez également consulter le site de la Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL)


ARTICLE 8 – Security measures 

Taking into account the evolution of technologies, the costs of implementation, the nature of the data to be protected as well as the risks to the rights and freedoms of individuals, U2nc implements all appropriate technical and organizational measures to guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data collected and processed and a level of security adapted to the risk.


ARTICLE 9 – Changes to the Privacy Policy

If U2nc changes this policy or if required to do so by law, the changes will be published on our sites and effective upon publication. Therefore, we invite you to refer to it during each visit in order to read its latest version permanently available on our websites.

For any information on the protection of personal data, you can also consult the website of the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL)

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