Protection of personal data

Concerned about the protection of your privacy, Epitech is committed to ensuring the highest level of protection of your personal data in accordance with the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, as amended, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016.
Our privacy policy allows you to learn more about the collection and processing of your personal data as well as your rights of access, rectification and opposition.
If you wish to have your details deleted or modified, please contact us via our postal address or our e-mail address.
To better understand your rights, you can also consult the website of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés at

1. Identity of the data controller

Personal data are collected by
24 rue Pasteur
94270 Kremlin-Bicêtre

2. Processing of your personal data

By visiting and/or using the service offered on our site you agree to the collection, use and transfer of your personal data within the limits and framework defined below.

2.1 What data and how is it collected ?

In certain cases, you may be asked to leave personal data that is nominative or directly identifying (identity data, data relating to personal life, data relating to professional life such as CV, education, etc.). The compulsory or optional nature of the data is indicated at the time of collection by an asterisk.
In addition, when you visit our website and use our services, we collect and process data relating to your browsing (including cookies, your IP address, the addresses of the pages you have visited and the searches you have made), and your terminal (type of browser used, model and version of your operating system, presence of certain plug-ins, …).
With your consent, we will also perform an approximate geo-location of your home city based on your IP address.
We may publish, disclose and use aggregated and therefore non-individual and non-nominative information (data that does not allow us to identify or mention you) and non-personal information.
In order to ensure better visibility and to manage, if necessary, your privacy settings on social networks, we invite you to consult the privacy policies of social networks.

2.2 When ?

We collect your data in particular when
  • You create and use your personal account
  • You apply for one of our offers
  • You contact one of our schools via their email address
  • You browse our site
  • You contact our customer relations department

2.3 What purposes?

We use your personal data in particular to
  • Allow you to use our services and its various features
  • With your consent, offer you personalized content via notifications from your browser and/or by email
  • Inform you about services in which you have expressed an interest and which are offered on our site
  • Offer you the opportunity to participate in games or contests
  • To offer you advertising and information on our site and outside our site related to your interests and, possibly, to a locality
  • On the basis of this previous processing, to allow us to carry out anonymized statistics of frequentation of the stores
  • To allow us to establish statistics and counts of frequentation and use of the various sections and contents of our site and our services, in particular in order to adapt said sections and contents according to your navigation
  • To enable us to monitor the advertisements that we display to you in order to limit the quantity and to compile viewing statistics
  • To contact you, to treat the complaints
  • To transmit to the professionals concerned your requests for contacts, application
  • To treat the requests of exercise of rights
  • Respond to official requests from public or judicial authorities authorized for this purpose
  • Ensure the security of our services, in particular by detecting and blocking malicious traffic.
  • To enable us to carry out sector and market analysis, demographic profiling, promotional and advertising purposes and other commercial purposes.
These processing operations have one of the following legal bases
  • The existence of a contract between Ionis Education Group and you, as part of the acceptance of the terms and conditions of use of the account services or the subscription to services
  • Your consent where required by law
  • L’intérêt légitime de Ionis Education Group afin notamment de délivrer ses services et assurer le bon fonctionnement du site
  • Legal obligation (to process requests for the exercise of rights, to respond to official requests from public or judicial authorities empowered to do so)
Where applicable, the collection form may be accompanied by a checkbox allowing you to accept or refuse that your data be used for commercial purposes on behalf of third parties, and/or transferred to third parties.

2.4 Cookies or similar technologies

Cookies are small text files, stored on your browser when you visit our site and which will be used to recognize your terminal when you connect to our site or to one of our services in order to
  • Establish statistics and counts of traffic and use of the various sections and content of our site and our services, allowing us to carry out studies to improve the content and to ensure the monitoring and the basis for billing our advertising spaces
  • To memorize the display preferences of your terminal (language used, display parameters of your terminal) and to take them into account when you visit our site and our services according to the graphic charter and the display or reading software that your terminal has
  • To memorize information relating, for example, to a form that you have filled out or to a service or information that you have chosen
  • To implement security measures, for example, when you are asked to reconnect to a service after a certain period of time
  • To adapt the advertising contents inserted in our services and on other sites to the centers of interest and, possibly, with a locality, which result from the data of navigation of your terminal among the headings of our site or our services
  • To offer you your preferred location when you access our site, which location is derived from searches you have performed on our site, and can be freely modified by you
Ionis Group participates in and complies with all of the Specifications and Policies of the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework. It uses the Consent Management Platform n°92.
You can change your choices at any time by clicking here.
For more information on cookies please see our specific cookie information page.

Cookies for advertising purposes

Sirdata is a data marketing company that allows us to send you relevant offers tailored to their interests.
Sirdata’s maximum data retention period is 365 days, depending on the purpose of the processing, in accordance with the laws in force and the principle of minimization.
For more information on the processing for advertising purposes that we carry out thanks to the deposit of cookies, please refer to the following page.

2.5 Our recipients

The data collected on our site is exclusively intended for Ionis Group companies and their possible subcontractors. Any transmission of this data to third party companies is subject to your prior consent.
Your data may be transmitted to our partners subject to your consent in order to display advertisements adapted to your interests and your movements.
When you contact one of our schools listed on our site, your contact data is transmitted to the professional concerned in order to finalize your communication. The professional concerned is responsible for processing the data he or she collects in the context of making an appointment (which may, depending on the type of professional, include personal data relating to your recruitment for example).
Your contributions (photos…) are also publicly accessible on our service.

2.6 Duration of conservation of your data

Your user data is kept for 3 years from the last trace of activity on your account. For security reasons, if you have not authenticated yourself on the Site for a period of three years, you will receive an e-mail inviting you to log in as soon as possible, otherwise your data will be deleted from our databases.
Your technical data  relating to your navigation is kept for the time strictly necessary for the purpose of the processing in question and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
Your data collected by cookies are kept for a maximum of 13 months after their first deposit in your terminal. This is the case for information collected with your consent. The lifetime of cookies is not extended with each visit. Your consent will be again at the end of this period.

2.7 Your rights

You have rights of access, rectification, deletion, portability, opposition and or limitation of the processing of your data, withdrawal of your consent at any time.
You may also decide to delete your account by going to the Account deletion menu in your account settings if applicable.
If you violate any provision of the TOU or any other document incorporated herein by reference, we reserve the right to terminate or restrict, without prior notice and at our sole discretion, your use of and access to the Services, your account and all Sites.
You may exercise these rights by submitting proof of identity and indicating the name of the school and site to which you are assigned:
  • by mail to the following address: Ionis Group Education – Data Protection Officer, 24 Rue Pasteur, 94270 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
  • at the following address: [email protected]
We may ask you to provide proof of identity.
You also have the right to file a complaint with us to the supervisory authority.

3. Our commitments in the event of a security breach

We undertake to implement all appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to guarantee a level of security adapted to the risks of accidental, unauthorised or illegal access, disclosure, alteration, loss or destruction of personal data concerning you. In the event that we become aware of unlawful access to your personal data stored on our servers or those of our service providers, or of unauthorized access resulting in the risks identified above, we undertake to
  • Notify you of the incident as soon as possible;
  • Examine the causes of the incident and inform you of them;
  • Take the necessary measures within the limits of reasonableness in order to mitigate the negative effects and prejudices that may result from the said incident
Limitation of liability: In no event shall the above commitments regarding notification of security breaches be construed as an admission of fault or liability for the occurrence of the incident in question.

4. Changes to this section

We reserve the right to change any or all of our privacy policies at any time without notice. Therefore, we advise you to regularly refer to the latest version of these rules available at all times on our Site. The modifications come into effect on the date of their posting on our Site and are enforceable on the date of your first use of it. Use of our Site constitutes full acceptance of any revision or modification of our privacy policy.

In case of modification of the present TCU, we undertake not to lower the level of confidentiality in a substantial manner without prior information of the persons concerned

We undertake to inform you in the event of substantial modification of the present TCU, and not to lower the level of confidentiality of your data in a substantial way without informing you and obtaining your consent.
This TCU is made available by Aboutinnovation and Privacy Tech under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 4.0 International.

5. Professional equality - egapro index

The Epitech school is part of the Fineduc UES, which includes EPITA, Epitech, Ionis-STM, IPSA, Sup’Biotech and Fineduc. In the case of a UES, the index published is therefore that of the UES. It can be downloaded here.
Last modified date: 30/03/2022