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Protection of personal data

The IRS is committed to preserving the confidentiality of any information provided online by the Internet user.


As part of its activity, the IRS collects and processes personal data.

Any personal information that the Internet user would be required to transmit to the IRS for the use of certain services is subject to the provisions of Law No. 78-17 Informatique et Libertés of January 6, 1978 as well as the General Regulations on the Protection of Data no. 2016/679 (GDPR) of April 27, 2016.

Any information relating to an identified natural person or who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or more elements specific to him or her must be considered as personal data.


The person responsible for processing the personal data collected is the INSTITUT REGIONAL DE SOMMELLERIE SUD DE FRANCE (IRS), 4 Boulevard Violet 66300 Thuir- France.

The data collected on the IRS site and the processing carried out depend on your type of relationship with the IRS.


You are a learner or future learner: the data collected by the IRS is collected with your consent for the purposes of promoting the activities of the institute and its educational programs, as well as for statistical purposes.

You are a professional, a partner of the IRS: the data collected is collected in the legitimate interest of the IRS in order to constitute and update a company database.


The personal data collected includes name, first name, title, postal and electronic address, and landline and/or mobile telephone number, as well as your position in the company if you are a professional, partner of the IRS.


The processing of the collected data takes place at the registered office of theIRS, 4 boulevard Violet 66300 Thuir – France


You are a student of future student: the data collected on the IRS websites and web pages will be communicated to the administrative services of the IRS (Thuir campus), for promotional and statistical purposes.

You are a professional, a partner of the IRS: the data collected will be communicated to the Communication Department, to the Management, to the Corporate Relations Department of the IRS in order to constitute and update a company database.

The IRS guarantees that it has taken all necessary measures to preserve the security of Internet users’ personal data. Likewise, it limits access to personal data only to employees whose functions require consultation of this data.


You are a Student or future student: the personal data collected will be kept for a period of 3 years.

You are a professional, a partner of the IRS: the personal data collected will be kept for a period of 3 years after the last contact.


The Internet user to whom the collected data refers has at any time a right of access, rectification, deletion as well as portability of personal information concerning him or her.

The interested party also has the possibility of objecting to this processing or requesting its limitation.

Requests to implement these rights can be exercised at any time:

  • via the accessible online contact formhere.

By sending a letter to the following address:


4 Violet Boulevard

66300 Thuir- France

Requests must be accompanied by proof of identity.

The interested party has the right to obtain information concerning:

  1. the origin of personal data;

  2. the purpose and method of processing;

  3. the logic applied in the event of processing carried out using electronic tools;

  4. identification data of the holder, those responsible and the designated representative;

  5. the subjects or categories of subjects to whom personal data may be communicated or who may become aware of them in the capacity of designated representative in the territory of the State, managers or agents.

The interested party has the right to obtain:

  1. the updating, rectification or, if it is in their interest, the integration of their personal data;

  2. the deletion, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the laws in force, including those whose retention is not necessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;

  3. certification that the above operations have been brought to the attention, including their content, of those to whom the data has been communicated or disseminated, except in the case where this operation proves impossible or would require the use of means manifestly disproportionate to the right defended.

The interested party has the right to object, in whole or in part:

  1. for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him, if they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;

  2. to the processing of personal data concerning him with a view to sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communications.


The interested party may also submit a complaint to the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, whose head office is located at 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 Paris Cedex 07. Telephone: 01 53 73 22 22.

It is also possible to file a complaint online at the following address:


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You can configure your browser software or terminal at any time so that cookies are recorded or, on the contrary, rejected, either systematically or depending on their issuer.

You can object to the recording of cookies by configuring your browser settings, in particular as follows:

For Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Choose the “tool” menu then “Options”

  2. Click on the “Privacy and security” icon

  3. Locate the “Cookies and site data” menu and select the options that suit you

For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and later:

  1. Choose the “Tools” menu, then “Internet Option” (or “Internet Options”). Click on the “Confidentiality” tab

  2. Select the desired level using the slider

For Microsoft Edge:

  1. Choose the […] icon then “Settings”

  2. Click on the “Show advanced settings” icon

  3. Go to the “Cookies” section and select the desired level

For Google Chrome:

  1. Choose the […] icon then “Settings”

  2. Click on the “Show advanced settings” icon

  3. Go to the “Cookies” section and select the desired level

For Safari:

  1. Go to Preferences, then to the Privacy pane

  2. Choose whether or not to block cookies


This site uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) which uses “first party cookies” intended to analyze how Internet users use the Site and its variations. Google collects all this information as anonymously as possible, knowing that only anonymous information provided by Google may be stored on servers in the United States.

Google may disclose the information collected to third parties if required by law or for analysis on its own behalf. The RS has no control in this regard. Each user once again remains free to deactivate all Google Analytics services with this link:

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