Privacy

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Atos considers your personal data and you privacy at the utmost importance. Our privacy notice explains what personal data we collect and how we process them. We invite you to read them.
Atos processes your personal data for this website in order to provide you a helpful and adapted resource to better know Atos.

What is personal data?

Personal data may be any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to that natural person.

Data collection

Your personal data on this website can be collected either directly or indirectly.
It can be collected directly when, for instance, you voluntarily submit it for subscribing to our newsletter, when registering for Atos’ Premium Services or when completing the contact form. When accessing to these pages, you will be provided information about the collection of your personal data and will be able to give – or not – your consent.
Your personal data can be collected indirectly when using cookies and other technologies. Atos intends to collect information such as the number of visitors, as well as user’s last visit date and consulted page. Please refer to the “cookies and other tracking technologies” part below.

Purpose of the processing

The purpose of the processing of your personal data is explained in this privacy policy. The personal data collected when you subscribe to a newsletter, or to get in contact with an Atos representative, or want to receive a white paper will be used to provide you with the requested services or materials and can be used for further processing for marketing purposes with your explicit consent.
The purposes of the cookies is explained in the cookies section available below.

Atos and your personal data

For the processes stemming from this website, Atos is the data controller, deciding their purposes and means. Because data protection and security matter, Atos has adopted a Privacy Policy internal data protection processes Binding Corporate Rules (BCR).
Atos is the first IT company to have obtained approval of its Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) by European data protection authorities both as a data controller and a processor. This approval evidences Atos’ commitment to the protection not only of its own data but also that of its clients: all Atos entities provide a very strong level of protection to personal data, complying with European Union’s standards, regardless of their location in the world. The BCR are a commitment whereby the companies of the Atos Group undertake to process personal data in accordance with a stringent level of protection to personal data it processes for its own needs (employee data, etc.) but also for the needs of its customers, therefore allowing the free flow of personal data between the companies of the Atos Group.
Atos’ website is hosted in the European Union and application support may be made from Atos India. The transfers resulting from such support would be framed with the Atos Binding Corporate Rules.

Accuracy, relevance and security of your personal data

As stated in our BCR, any personal data processed by Atos is kept on secure servers. Atos uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personal data against loss, unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or modification and to ensure the integrity of the personal data. Additionally, Atos ensures to process your personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this privacy notice and to keep data no longer than necessary.

Use of personal data for marketing purposes

To find out more about how Atos uses personal data in the course of marketing its services please click here.

Your rights

You have the right to request access, rectification or erasure of your Personal Data. You may also have the right to ask for a portable format of your personal data or restrict or object to the processing of your personal data. To exercise these rights, please complete this online form to contact the Atos Data Protection Office. This Privacy Notice was published on 26 April 2018 and may be amended from time to time. We invite you to consult this page regularly.

Cookies and other tracking technologies

Atos is committed to comply with the EU Directive on privacy in the electronic communications. For this purpose we have developed the following notice which intends to give you all the keys to manage the cookies we use while you’re visiting our website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files which are downloaded on to a device when the user accesses to certain websites. The piece of information is then sent to the original website when the user visits the page again or when he/she visits a website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies allow a website to recognize users, to understand the users’ navigation on different websites, thus facilitating user’s navigation, save his/her preferences and improving his/her utilization of the website. Cookies can have different objectives and utilities. For more information about cookies, visit the following websites: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

Atos Cookies

We intend to ensure that you enjoy your experience on our website. For this reason, when visiting our Atos website, cookies are installed on the computer.
When surfing on Atos website(s), data logs of your surfing activity may be collected with the purpose of understanding aggregate usage of features and pages. For this very purpose we use Google Analytics and Eloqua.
Atos also uses 3rd party persistent cookies from Eloqua to collect surfing activity seamlessly without affecting the visitors’ experience.

Purpose of the cookies

Please note that these settings are only valid for the pages created and owned by Atos. When we embody link to external websites and that you click on these links you leave our website and therefore the settings and policy applying to our website no longer applies. You should consider the new website cookies policy and settings.
Find more information below about Atos cookies.

Atos’ cookies table

1. Session cookie or permanent cookie

  • ‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.
  • ‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

2. Utility

  • Necessary cookies. There are essential for the user navigation and allow to give access to certain functionalities such as secured zones accesses. Without these cookies, it won’t be possible to provide the service.
  • ‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.
  • ‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customized pages, user name, language) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.
  • Targeting cookie: cookies used to deliver advertisements more relevant for you, limit the number of times you see an advertisement; help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; and understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement.

3. First party cookie / Third party cookie

  • First party cookies are set and used uniquely by Atos
  • Third party cookies are either set up, either used by third party, other than Atos

Where the cookie is mandatory, “NA” can appear in the part “How to disable / enable this cookie”.

Download the Atos.net cookie table in PDF format

How can I control or delete cookies?

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.