Legal notice

  1. Publisher information

    Publisher: Etude Généalogique GUENIFEY

    Publication director: Julien LLORCA
    Publication co-director: Jean-Noël CHAZE & Karine DESCAT
    Webmaster: the IT Manager in office

    Legal contact details
    Etude Généalogique Guenifey
    Registered office:

    70 rue de la Tramontane
    13090 Aix-en-Provence
    Telephone: +33 (0)490084357 / Fax: +33 (0)413278009 / Email: siege@etudeguenifey.fr
    Intra-community VAT no.: FR 63 434 439 931
    Siret (Business Reg.) 434 439 931 00313
    Trade and Companies Register AIX-EN-PROVENCE
    Simplified joint-stock company with capital of €2,000,000.

  2. Credits
    Content management tool: Graphic design Aloha Communication
    IT Department Etude Généalogique Guénifey
    Hosting: OVH
    Photo credits: Rights managed:
EGG3.
  3. Copyright
    The publisher owns this website. No reproduction of this document, even partial, other than the cases set out in Article L 122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code, may be made without the express consent of the publisher. The copyright notices must be visible on each copy of the publication, whether used in whole or in part. All rights related to copyrights shall remain the property of the owner.

    3.1. Reproduction on electronic media
    The full or partial reproduction of this website on electronic media is authorised subject to the addition, in a clear and legible manner, of the source (https://www.etudeguenifey.fr) and the words “Rights reserved”. The information must only be used for personal, associative or professional purposes; any use for commercial or advertising purposes is excluded.

    3.2. The creation of links to https://www.etudeguenifey.fr
    This site authorises the creation of hyperlinks to its content, provided that the deep linking technique is not used, i.e. pages of the website (https://www.etudeguenifey.fr) must not be embedded in the pages of another website, but can be accessed by opening another window. The source that will link directly to the content using a hyperlink must be indicated. Warning! This authorisation does not apply to websites that disseminate information that is controversial, pornographic or xenophobic in nature, or that may, to a greater extent, offend the majority of people. The publisher declines all liability for the practices and policies regarding the data privacy protection of websites which may be linked to the website using hyperlinks, and we urge you to make yourself aware of them. 

  4. Scope of content
    Only the author may be held liable for the content of the website, and the publisher shall not be held liable under any circumstances. The publisher does not offer any guarantee over the quality, accuracy, timeliness, order or completeness of the information or documents on the website, and is not obliged to update this information.
  5. Personal data protection
    In accordance with Article 32 of law no. 78-17 of 06/01/1978, amended in 2004, and the General Data Protection Regulation (no. 2016/679), we would like to inform you that the personal data (civil status, lists of names from population censuses, electoral lists, cantonal lists of deaths and wills, military service registration lists, death certificates, etc.) are subject to automated processing by ÉTUDE GENEALOGIQUE GUENIFEY for the purposes of finding heirs. Only the departments in question can use this data (in particular genealogist-researchers) and may only be disclosed to the following recipients: notaries and insurers. You have the right to access, rectify and erase your data. You can also object to the processing of your data for legitimate reasons. To exercise your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer at the following address: communication@etudeguenifey.fr

    5.1. Privacy Policy
    EGG undertakes to ensure your privacy. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your personal data as described in this privacy policy.

    This privacy policy defines and informs you of the way in which EGG uses and protects the information you give us, if applicable, when you use this website that can be accessed at the following URL: https://www.etudeguenifey.fr.
    Please note that this privacy policy is likely to be modified or supplemented at any time by EGG, in particular to comply with any legislative, regulatory, case law or technological developments. In such a case, the update date will be clearly identified at the bottom of this policy. The user shall be bound by these changes as soon as they are published online. It is therefore important that the user consults this privacy and use of cookies policy regularly to learn of any modifications.
    Unless express consent is required under the laws in force in your country regarding personal data protection, by using this Media, you agree to us collecting and using your personal data in the manner described in this Policy and the transfer of your data to countries other than your own (including countries outside the European Union).

    5.2. Connection data
    The website connection data (log files) are only used for website security (possible intrusion detection) and to estimate the general traffic to the website (for example, the most viewed sections). This connection data is retained for 13 months to enable us to draw up annual traffic statistics. The data will then be destroyed.

  6. Personal data
    In general, you can visit the site without disclosing any personal information about yourself.
    In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978 as amended, EGG informs you of the following points:

    6.1. Identity of the data controller
    The data controller is: the IT director in office

    6.2. Purposes of data processing
    EGG is likely to process your Personal Information:
    (a) for the purpose of providing you with the information you have requested;
    and/or (b) for the purpose of collecting information enabling us to improve our website (including via cookies);
    and/or (c) for the purpose of contacting you about various EGG events.

    6.3. Recipients
    Only EGG will receive your Personal Information. This information, whether in individual or aggregate form, is never transferred to a third party. EGG does not sell personal data from visitors or users of its website.

    6.4. Retention period
    Your Personal Information is retained by EGG only for the time required for the purposes for which it was collected.

    6.5. Personal Data RightsYou have the following rights regarding your Personal Information
    You can exercise these rights by writing to EGG’s data protection officer: communication@etudeguenifey.fr  

    Right of access and communication of data
    You have the right to access your Personal Information. However, due to EGG’s security and confidentiality obligation when processing personal data, you are informed that your request will only be processed if you provide proof of your identity, by providing a scan of your valid identity document (if requested via our dedicated online form) or a signed photocopy of your valid identity document (if requested in writing). EGG informs you that it shall have the right, if applicable, to reject any manifestly unreasonable requests (due to their number or repetitive or systematic nature). To help you with this procedure, in particular if you would like to send your request for access by writing to our postal address, you will find a letter template drafted by the French Data Protection Agency (“CNIL) by clicking on the following link
    https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/exercer-son-droit-dacces

    Right to rectify data
    Under this right, the law enables you to request the rectification, update, blocking or even the erasure of your data, which may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete. You can also define specific and general guidelines regarding the handling of your personal data after your death. If applicable, the heirs of a deceased person may ask the company to note the death of their relative and/or to carry out the necessary upgrades. To help you with this procedure, in particular if you would like to exercise, for yourself or on behalf of a deceased relative, your right to rectify via a written request sent to our postal address, you will find a letter template drafted by the CNIL by clicking on the following link.
    https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/rectifier-des-donnees-inexactes-obsoletes-ou-perimees

    Right to object
    Exercising this right is only possible in one of the following two situations: When exercising this right is based on legitimate reasons; or when exercising this right is intended to prevent the data collected from being used for commercial prospecting purposes. To help you with this procedure, in particular if you would like to exercise your right to object via a written request sent to the postal address indicated in point 1, you will find a letter template drafted by the CNIL by clicking on the following link.
    https://www.cnil.fr/fr/modele/courrier/supprimer-des-informations-vous-concernant-dun-site-internet 

    6.6. Concerns
    If you think that the publisher has not complied with the aforementioned points, please let us know by sending a letter to the following address: Etude Généalogique Guénifey – Service RH – 50, rue François Gernelle – 84120 PERTUIS, France. We will strive to identify and correct the problem.

    6.7. Response times
    EGG undertakes to reply to your request for access, rectification, objection or any other request for additional information within a reasonable time frame, which may not exceed one month from receipt of your request.

    6.8. Lodging a complaint with the relevant authority
    If you consider that EGG has not complied with its obligations regarding your Personal Information, you may lodge a complaint or send a request to the relevant authority. In France, the relevant authority is the CNIL, to whom you may send a request electronically by clicking on the following link:
    https://www.cnil.fr/fr/plaintes/internet

    6.9. Right of access
    In accordance with the Law of 6 January 1978 regarding IT, files and freedoms (the French Data Protection Act) you have the right to access and rectify your personal data. If you wish to exercise this right, please write to siege@etudeguenifey.fr or to the Firm’s Data Protection Officer at communication@etudeguenifey.fr. In compliance with our principles, this data is never transferred to third parties for commercial or marketing purposes. The publisher is contractually obliged to ensure the utmost confidentiality of the data provided, unless it has to disclose the data by court order.

    6.10. Changes to the terms and conditions
    The publisher may change these terms and conditions at any time by updating the website. These modifications are binding on you and we recommend that you consult this website regularly to take note of the terms and conditions in force. This privacy policy was last modified on the 1st September 2020.

Legal framework

In accordance with Articles L.616-1 et seq. of the French Consumer Code, after a written complaint submitted to the company Etude Genealogique GUENIFEY has remained without effect, the heir may contact the consumer ombudsman, registered on the national list of consumer ombudsmen drawn up by the French commission for assessing and monitoring consumer mediation, the details of which are as follows: Mr. Gérard Gaucher – Consumer Ombudsman for French Genealogists and Professional Genealogy – 51 Chemin des Grands Moulins, 69400 GLEIZE, France –  http://mediateurconso-genealogistesfrance.fr