Privacy Policy

Identity of the controller

French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates
18th Street, Oud Metha 
P.O. Box 25775, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

For any question or request concerning your personal data and respect for your privacy, please contact us at the following address: fbc(@)fbcdubai.com

What types of data do we collect and why?

The data you give us

Account creation form to the private area :

Email :  Your email address will be your login to access your private area. In addition to this, it will allow us to contact you or send you our newsletter if you have expressed the wish to receive it. Indeed, we will send the newsletter to you by email only if you have given us your agreement, for example by subscribing to our newsletter.

Civility, Name / Surname, Country, Current position :  These information allow us to know a bit more about you and for us to be able to send you personalized communications. In the form, these fields are not required to create a private area. You are free not to fill them if you do not wish.

Profile modification form on the private area :

Spoken languages : This information allows us to know in which language we should communicate with you in our emailings.

Business Sectors & amp; Interests :  These information allow us to know your interests in order to send you sectorial newsletters adapted to your daily functions and likely to meet your needs. We will send you these sector newsletters only if you subscribe to them.

Photo :  The ability to upload a photo is a feature only for members of the room if they wish to appear in the member directory as a contact, and if they wish to participate in the business-matching platform.

Application and CV form :

The data you fill out in this form may be sent to companies in the event that your profile meets their needs.

Professional status, type of visa, nationality :  These information allow us to evaluate your availability if we have suitable offers matching your profile in companies in urgent need.

Your background, mastered software, key skills, business sectors, experience, CV :  These information allow our Recruitment service to determine if your professional experiences are in line with the job positions offered by our companies.

Your current salary, minimum and maximum expected :  This information will allow the company interested in your profile to determine whether it can align with your salary requirements.

The position you are looking for :  This information is essential for us to match your profile with the needs of the companies in our network.

Event Registration Form :

Name, First name, Civility :  This information allows us to compile our registration list for the event.

Email : Your email allows us to communicate the different information about the event. For example your confirmation of registration, reminders, a report of the event or a satisfaction questionnaire.

Name of your company, position :  These information allow us to know more about your profile and why you are interested in our event. In addition it is possible that certain events are reserved for a specific category of people, or addressed to a particular sector.

The data we collect from your journey on our site

We collect data about your journey on our website, this data allows us to optimize our content and improve your user experience. The recovered data is all anonymous and global, we do not get an IP address. They are obtained thanks to cookies that are deposited in your browser upon your arrival on our site.

If you want to delete the cookies stored on your device and set your browser to refuse cookies, you can do so through the preferences of your internet browser. These navigation options for cookies are usually found in the "Options", "Tools" or "Preferences".

Please note that if you disable the registration of cookies on your device, some parts and features of the website may not work properly.

To know more about cookies on your device, you can follow the referenced links below :

These data allow us to know more about the journey of users on our site and allows us to improve our content and the quality of service that we deliver. These data are completely anonymous, that is, we have no way to link an action on our site to a named person.

Sensitive data

We do not collect any data known as "sensitive" That is, data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political, philosophical or religious opinions, trade union membership, health or sexual orientation.

The business matching platform

The business matching platform in our private area is strictly reserved for members of the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates.

If you are a member of the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates, you have several options to control the information that would like to be published in the directory and in the business matching module :

You can choose whether or not to appear in the directory as a contact. If you choose no, no mention of you will be published in the directory. You will not have access to the business matching.

You can choose whether or not to be put in relation : Si you have decided to be visible in the directory but you do not want to be contacted from the business matching module, only your photo and your name will appear as a contact in the directory of members. No contact information will be published, regardless of the user. In this case, you will also not have access to the connection, you will not be able to get contact details from other members.

In case you participate in the business matching : Only your photo, your name and your function will appear in the directory contacts. Network members will have access to a contact request button to get your contact information. However they will have these coordinates only when you will accept the connection. Without your consent, no contact information will be accessible by anyone.

Where are your personal data stored?

All the data we keep are physically located in France. We use two French service providers to process your data (storage, segmentation and communication).

Transfers of personal data outside the European Union

In the case of a request for information for a company set-up in a country, we are led to transfer these data to the concerned Chamber which can thus be located in a country outside the European Union and not forming part of the judged countries European authorities in the field of data protection policy.

However this transfer will be done with your consent. You will be notified on the information request form if necessary.

What are your rights  ?

Right of access

You can obtain from us a summary of the personal data that we have about you.

Please note that you will be asked to provide proof of your identity in order to obtain this information, and that in case of request for mailing, administrative costs will be your responsibility.

Right to rectify data

You have the right to obtain rectification of personal data about you if they are inaccurate. In addition, you have the right to have your incomplete personal data completed, by providing us with a supplementary declaration.

To help you in your process, especially if you wish to exercise, for your own account or on behalf of one of your deceased relatives, your right of rectification through a written request to the postal address mentioned in the Identity of the Controller section. 

Right to be forgotten

At any time, you may require that we delete your personal data. Your request will be processed as soon as possible and your data will be deleted if their processing is not necessary in the following cases :

  • To comply with a legal obligation which requires the treatment provided for by Union law or by the law of the Member State to which the controller is subject, or to perform a public interest mission or exercise of the public authority in charge of the controller ;
  • The recognition, exercise or defense of rights in court.

For all our communications that are sent to you by email, you have the possibility to unsubscribe from our mailing list from the unsubscribe link in these messages.

For each of these requests, you can contact us at the following address : fbc(@)fbcdubai.com

Changes to our privacy policies

The French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates can update its confidentiality commitment periodically. In the event of a substantial change, a notice will be posted on our website, accompanied by a link to our updated privacy policy.

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