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Data Privacy Policy

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data. In the interest of transparent processing, GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS has adopted a “Data Privacy Policy” relating to the Personal Data collected by GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS.

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS has updated its Data Privacy Policy in accordance with the applicable regulations and in particular, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 and Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as amended, relating to data processing, files and civil liberties.


Supervisory Authority; the CNIL (The French National Computing and Freedom Commission).

Consent: of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of his or her wishes by which the data subject signifies his or her agreement, by means of a declaration or a clear positive act, to personal data relating to him or her being processed.

Recipient: the natural or legal person, public authority, department or any other body to whom personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not.

Personal Data refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an “identifiable natural person” is deemed to refer to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more specific elements relating to their physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

Purpose: objective pursued by the implementation of the processing (e.g. recruitment, file management, invoicing).

Limitation of processing: the marking or tagging of stored personal data with a view to limiting its future processing.

Data Controller: the natural or legal person, the public authority, the service or other organization, which alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and the means of the processing; when the means and the purposes are determined by European law or by the law of a member State, the entity responsible for processing may be designated or the specific criteria for his or her appointment may be provided for by European Union law or by the law of a member State. 

Subcontractor: the natural or legal person, the public authority, the service or other organization, which processes data of a personal nature on behalf of the data controller.

Third party: a natural or legal person, a public authority, a service or organization other than the data subject, the data controller, the subcontractor and persons who, under the direct authority of the data controller or the subcontractor, are authorized to process personal data.

Processing: refers to all operations or all sets of operations undertaken, whether or not using automated processing, applied to personal data or sets of personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, retention, adaptation or modification, extraction, viewing, use, communication by transmission, distribution or otherwise making available, the alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.


The data controller is the law firm. Personal Data is collected by the law firm GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS whose contact details are given below:

Postal Address:

Grant Thornton Société d’Avocats
29 rue du Pont
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine

Should you have any questions, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by postal mail at the following address: Grant Thornton Société d’Avocats
Délégué à la Protection des Données (Data protection Officer)
29 rue du Pont
92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine

By e-mail:


GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS may be required to collect the following personal data:

  • identification information: name, identity card and passport numbers, nationality, place and date of birth, photo, IP address;
  • contact information: postal and e-mail address, telephone number;
  • family status: marital status, number of children;
  • tax information: tax number, tax status;
  • information relating to education and training, professional activity and employment (e.g. level of education, job title, function (including a political function held), name of employers, means and modes of remuneration);
  • data relating to interactions between the client and the firm: contact records, our website, our social networking pages, telephone conversations, emails, interviews, telephone conversations;
  • data relating to the processing of emails and communications addressed to you, such as the date and time of receipt of emails, the time of opening, and information about your interactions with the content transmitted.

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS collects personal data on the basis of a legal or ethical obligation.

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS may also collect personal data on the basis of your own consent, on the basis of a contractual relationship between you and GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS and/or to pursue its legitimate interests relating to the improvement of its service, client relations and commercial prospecting.

As such, GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS collects and uses personal data for several purposes and ends:

  • To communicate with you by e-mail or post in the context of the engagements you have entrusted to us;
  • To send you newsletters, legal watch, information on training courses, invitations in connection with legal or economic news, satisfaction surveys;
  • To manage your application for a job offer, collaboration or internship;
  • To meet legal or administrative obligations imposed by the legislator;
  • In the event that your personal data is processed for other purposes, GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS will inform you, and where required by law, obtain your prior consent.

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS may more notably collect your data:

  • via the website to send a job application to the website, or to subscribe to newsletters.
  • for newsletter alerts: You can subscribe to our newsletters if you wish. If you no longer wish to receive these, you can unsubscribe by clicking on the link provided for this purpose in the body of the email.
  • via social networks: using the icons on the LinkedIn page, you can follow and/or “like” the posts published by GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS. The information communicated and suggested by such actions may be used by the social network concerned. We invite you to consult the privacy policy of the social networks to know the specific and possible consequences.
  • via collection forms and email exchanges in the context of the management of your file.

We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Union without informing you in advance and only if the processing of your file requires it or the law requires it.


Personal data is kept in accordance with the legal provisions for a period which does not exceed that necessary for the purposes for which it is collected and processed.


You have a right of access, rectification, change and correction, portability, opposition and deletion of personal data.

You may also withdraw your consent to the processing and use of the personal data at any time with effect for the future.

If you have any questions on this subject or wish to exercise the abovementioned rights, you can contact our Data Protection Officer:

You have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority. In France, the supervisory authority is the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (postal address: 3 place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 -75334 Paris Cedex 07; téléphone: 01 53 73 22 22); site:


No personal data are forwarded, transmitted or sold to third parties by GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS unless this is specifically required by legal or regulatory provisions, or if we have your express permission to do so.

In the context of managing and monitoring the customer experience, GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS may use a service provider to manage its customer database. The information communicated in this case is: surname, first name, e-mail address, company, telephone number, position, title.


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All the necessary precautions, together with the appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken by GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS in order to protect the personal data security and more particularly, to prevent this data from being distorted, damaged or accessed by unauthorized third parties.


GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS websites may provide links to third party websites such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube and as well as to the websites of the members of the Grant Thornton International group.

GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS has no control over the content of third-party sites or the practices of these third parties with regard to the protection of the personal data they may collect.

Accordingly, GRANT THORNTON SOCIÉTÉ D’AVOCATS will accept no responsibility whatsoever for the processing of your personal data by such third parties.


This Data Privacy policy is subject to French law. In the event of a dispute and in the event that an amicable agreement cannot be reached, the competent courts will be those within the jurisdiction of the Nanterre Court of Appeal, notwithstanding the plurality of defendants or the introduction of third parties.