ENGIE S.A. is the coordinator for the European project THyGA. ENGIE S.A., whose head office is located at 1 place Samuel de Champlain, 92930 Paris La Défense Cedex, France, is in charge of processing personal data related to the establishment of the information website for the THyGA European project.

In its role as a responsible player, ENGIE S.A. has enacted the present Personal Data Protection Charter in order to clearly renew its commitments under the major principles of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

As a result, ENGIE S.A. has made the following commitments: 

  • to continuously provide clear, transparent information with regard to the use made of personal data;
  • to collect personal data exclusively for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes;
  • to continuously ensure that the collected data are adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they were intended;
  • to destroy or render anonymous any processed personal data as soon as their storage life has been reached;
  • to ensure the security and confidentiality of any personal data processed;
  • to respect the exercise of the rights of the individuals concerned within set time limits;
  • not to reuse collected data for any purposes other than those for which they wereinitially collected.

The present Charter enables you to dispose of all information you may require to understandthe processing deployed for data collected via this website.

To help to maintain a suitable compliance level with regard to regulations for personal data protection, ENGIE SA has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Purpose of data processing and types of data collected

The objective of the Website is to present the THyGA project and its development. Your data (last name; first name; email address) are collected on the basis of your consent, so that you may receive information related to the THYGA project.

Your personal data will not be used at a later stage in any way that is incompatible with the purposes described above.

Data collected

Categories of data processed

ENGIE SA processes the following data items: – last name; – first name; – email address. 

Mandatory nature of data capture with regard to the data collection form

Mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk (*) on the data collection form. If no answer is given to mandatory questions, we will be unable to provide you with information about the THYGA project. 

Automatic decision making

The processing of the data does not involve any automatic decision making.

Legal basis of data processing

The data contained in the form are collected by ENGIE S.A. on the basis of your consent, to enable you to receive information related to the THyGA project.

Storage life

Your personal data are kept exclusively for the amount of time necessary for the purposes of processing on the site. The time limits are as follows: 

Purpose of processing by ENGIE SAStorage time limit
Last name; first name; email addressData are kept for as long as you are registered on the Website. Your data will be automatically deleted following your request for deregistration.  When the Website is closed down, your data will be deleted within six months, without any action being required on your part.  

5. Recipients of the data

Within the context of handling the processing of data, members of the THyGA project, as well as employees of the companies in charge of hosting, maintaining and updating the Website and of sending emails, are authorized to process your personal data.

In the event of your data being transferred to a third party, ENGIE SA will comply with applicable laws in force with regard to communicating your personal data.

Sensitiveness of free fields

The forms must be completed with objective information that is never excessive nor insulting. They must not contain data or information that may be considered as sensitive (racial or ethnic origin; political, philosophical or religious opinions; union membership; data relating to health or sexual activity; infractions; condemnations; or security measures).

For the record, you should be aware that this type of information will not be processed in any way and will be deleted. 

Data security and confidentiality

ENGIE SA, in its capacity as the manager of the data handling process, has deployed adequate measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal data, particularly to prevent the data from being misrepresented or damaged, or from third parties gaining access to those data.

Your rights

In compliance with applicable regulations, you may request access to your data, or that the data be corrected or erased. You also have the right of opposition to the collection of the data, the right of restriction to the processing of the data, and the right to data portability. Since the collection and processing of your data are subject to your consent, we inform you that you may have the data removed at any time.

To exercise these rights, you should write to the following email address:  contact_thyga@engie.com

We also inform you that you may make a request to the CNIL [Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés], the French National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties, via the following link: https://www.cnil.fr/.

Contact details for the DPO 

To interface with the CNIL, ENGIE SA has appointed a Data Protection Officer, whom you may contact by the following means: • By post to the following address: ENGIE, Département Protection des Données, 1 place Samuel de Champlain, 92400 Paris La Défense, France; • On the Internet via the following link: Contact DPO/DPD.

Handling of cookies or other types of tracking software

10.1. Principl

The following types of tracking software are concerned: software introduced and read, for example, when information is consulted on the THyGA platform, when an email is read, and when a software package or mobile app is installed or used; this applies irrespective of the type of device used, such as a computer, a smartphone, an e-book reader, or a video game console connected to the Internet. 

The THyGA project Website uses functionality cookies, which are essential for its correct operation.

Please note that if you uninstall a functionality cookie (such as for user authentication), you run the risk of not being able to benefit from certain services.

10.2. How to delete cookies and other tracking software, and set preferences for them

The THyGA project Website uses functionality cookies that are essential for the correct operation of the Website and do not require your consent for their presence on it.

For more information about cookies and setting your browser, please refer to the following page:

10.3. Types of cookies and other tracking software, and setting preferences

The cookies that may be installed on your server when you are browsing the Website are those whose sole purpose is to enable or facilitate electronic communication, or are strictly necessary for providing the service you are requesting (language cookies, identification cookies, etc.), or are statistical cookies or other types of cookies that conform to the conditions given below. 

Which cookies and tracking software are installed?

The cookies and tracking software given below are installed on the information Website for the THyGA European project.

These cookies and tracking software enable the Website to operate in an optimal way. 

Name of cookieDescription / ObjectiveStorage lifetime
• pll_languageUsed to store the user’s native language• 1 year
• _pk_id
• _pk_ref 
•  pk_ses, _pk_cvar, _pk_hsr
Used for the purposes of website audience statistics.• 13 months
• 6 months
• 30 minutes