Confidentiality policy

New communications tools and technologies make the protection of privacy more important than ever. For that reason, we undertake to respect the confidentiality of the personal information that we collect.

Nord France Invest collects personal data in the course of its activities.

Nord France Invest collects, saves, and stores such data in compliance with the French Act of January 6, 1978 on information technology, files, and civil liberties, as amended as of the date hereof, as well as with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Personal data collected

The websites and collect two types of personal data:

  • data that the user enters and submits through forms; and
  • data collected using Google Analytics.

Your personal data are collected and processed on the basis of

  • your consent; and
  • the legitimate purpose pursued by Nord France Invest

Reasons for collecting personal data

The websites and collect data in order to create a contact-management file of Nord France Invest’s prospects. This file is used for statistical purposes, to contact prospects, and to offer relevant content to users.

By submitting the form and checking the consent box, you expressly agree that your personal data may be processed for the purposes described above.

On this website, your personal information is collected through forms, each of which has specific, limited purposes.

Contact forms

This information is used to process your requests and respond to them.

Newsletter sign-up form

This information is used to send you an email newsletter containing economic news about the Hauts-de-France region.

Content download forms

This information is used to send you content that is deemed relevant to your situation.

Personal data collected

The personal data collected consists primarily of the (work) contact information of the representatives and employees of Nord France Invest’s clients and prospects, as well as, if applicable, their requests and their visits to and

We collect the following information:

→ Last name

→ First name

→ Title

→ Company

→ Business sector

→ Profession/Job title

→ Mailing address

→ Postal code

→ City

→ Country

→ Email address


→ Telephone number/Fax number

Fields marked with an asterisk on a form are required. If you decide not to respond to these fields, we will not be able to provide the services you request.

This document may change, in particular to comply with our obligations under personal data protection laws.

The personal information that we collect is gathered through forms and your interaction with our website. We also use cookies and/or log files to collect information about you.

Processing of such data is necessary to provide the services advertised on our website.

Retention period

The data are retained for the time required to provide the services offered by Nord France Invest, but no longer than three years after collection by the data processor or after the last contact from the prospect (such as a request for documentation).

Data needed to prove a right or a contract, or retained in compliance with a legal obligation, may be retained for a longer period of time and may be archived in accordance with applicable legal provisions (including those of the French Commercial Code, the French Civil Code, and the French Consumer Code).

Data confidentiality

The personal data concerning you collected by and are intended only for Nord France Invest and will be used only in the context explained in the form. In no event will personal data entered and submitted through forms be transferred, leased, or sold to third parties.

Data storage location

The website’s host services are located exclusively in France or Belgium, thus within the European Union. Nord France Invest undertakes not to transfer personal data to a non-member state of the European Union.

Right of access, rectification, and erasure

In accordance with the French Information Technology and Civil Liberties Act of January 6, 1978, as amended, and the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”), you have rights of access, rectification, and erasure with respect to your personal data. You may exercise these rights by sending an email to or by mailing a letter to Nord France Invest, Attention: Data Protection Officer, 299, boulevard de Leeds, 59777 Lille, France.

Data controller

Nord France Invest is the data controller.

If you have any questions, or to exercise your rights, please contact:

Nord France Invest’s data protection officer (“DPO”)

By email:

State in the subject line, “Attention: Data Protection Officer”

by mail: 299 boulevard de Leeds 59777 Lille, France

by telephone: +33(0)3 59 56 23 00