Privacy policy

Data collection

The Monaco Exploration Society strives to protect the privacy and information, nominative or not, of all the internet users who wish to access the website of the Monaco Exploration Society. The information provided in a declarative manner is intended for the Monaco Exploration Society and shall only be used for the single purpose for which the data was collected, in accordance with the regulations in force and in particular the General Data Protection Regulation.

The Monaco Exploration Society agrees not to communicate this information to a third party, i.e. organisations or companies outside of the group, or to physical persons for reasons other that those related to the fields of activity of the Monaco Exploration Society.

No commercial use, even partial, of the collected data, shall be transferred to a third party. This information is confidential and stored by the Monaco Exploration Society.

Non-personal data

Non-personal information which is provided is used to offer products adapted to users’ individual tastes. The Monaco Exploration Society may obtain information automatically but in no case is this associated to a person. This information concerns the type of internet browser used, the computer’s operating system and the domain name from which our website is accessed.

Right of access and modification

In accordance with Article 14 of the Monegasque law of 23 December 1993, you have the right to access and modify your own personal information. At any moment, you can oppose the dissemination of the data you have provided, free of charge and without giving a reason.

Cookies policy

When you visit our website, it is possible that cookies will be stored on your computer. A cookie does not allow an individual to be identified. Generally, it stores browsing information from your computer regarding your use of our website (pages viewed, date and time of viewing, etc.) and this data is read when you visit the website at a later date.

A cookie is a file stored on your computer by your web browser.
Cookies are used to store permanent or temporary information.
Here is the information which is stored in the cookies saved to your computer:
• General User Identification, a unique number used for counting the number of times a message is posted on the computer where the cookie is stored
• The domain name which emits the cookie
• The expiry date
• The date of the lastest update
• http specifications: concerning the model of your operation system and your web browser.

Of course you can refuse the storage of cookies by changing the settings in your browser.

You can also delete cookies at any moment and in an individual manner, by referring to the user manual of your operating system.

If you wish to leave a comment, a question or subscribe to a mailing list on our website, you will be asked to provide yourname, email address and website in the cookies. This is only for your comfort, so that you will not be asked to enter this information again at a later date. These cookies expire after one year.

If you have a user account and you login on our website, a temporary cookie will be created in order to check whether your browser accepts cookies. It contains no personal data and will be deleted as soon as you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login details and screen preferences. The life cycle of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you click ‘Remember me’, your login cookie will be stored for a period of two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.

When you modify or post an article, an extra cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply shows the name of the article you have modified. It expires after one day.

IP addresses that cookies are likely to store are automatically rendered anonymous before being transferred into Google Analytics, to avoid any other use of this personal data or any grouping with other personal data;

Finally, information in cookies which has been rendered anonymous shall be stored for a period of 13 months.

You can define which cookies you wish to authorise or not by clicking on the following link.

Applicable law
In case of dispute, the Monegasque courts will have sole jurisdiction.

Any user of the present website, even for one-time use, is considered to have accepted the application of the law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Monegasque courts, for any action initiated in relation to the present ‘Terms and Conditions of Use’ or the use of this website
The present ‘Terms and Conditions of Use’ apply subject to any mandatory rule of the Monegasque law which may be applied.