Principles related to the collection of data personal in nature

In principle, access to information available on or via the site is accomplished without having to provide personal data, such as name, postal address, E-mail ID...

As an exception, in view of obtaining additional services (information request, reservation, member space, subscription to a newsletter…) it is possible that personal information, essentially contact details, is requested from the user. In this case, the user is warned before and the data is processed in conformance with the provisions of the law dated 8 December 1992 with regard to processing of data that is personal in nature. In concrete, this particularly means that:
  • Your personal data could be collected and processed only in conformance with the purpose indicated at the time of data collection.
  • You will have the right to consult your personal information in order to verify its accuracy and to correct any errors. In this regard, you can contact the person in-charge of processing your data, whose contact details are given below.
  • The regional authority undertakes to adopt the best security measures in order to prevent misuse of personal data by third parties.

Processing Manager

Any requests or questions with regard to protection of privacy on the site can be made to the postal address indicated on the site or by E-mail to

Using information related to navigation for the purpose of statistics

When you access the site, the visited servers automatically collect the following information:
  • the IP address attributed to your computer during connection;
  • the date and time of accessing the site;
  • the consulted pages;
  • the type of browser used;
  • the platform and/or operating system installed on the PC;
  • the search engine as well as the keywords used to find the site.
This information is preserved with the sole purpose of counting the number of visitors to the different sections of the site and for making improvements.

Using cookies

With the aim of facilitating your navigation on the site and to optimise the technical management, Centrale Américaine might occasionally use "cookies".

A "cookie" is a small piece of information saved by a website in the Internet browser on your computer. This "cookie" can be fetched during a subsequent visit to this same site. The "cookie" can be read only by the website that created it. The site uses the "cookies" for administrative purposes, e.g. to save your preferences for certain types of information, which will save you the trouble of making the same entries during your next visit to our site.

Most "cookies" work only for the duration of a session or visit. No cookie contains information that could be used to contact you via telephone, E-mail or post. You can also configure your browser to notify you when a "cookie" is being created or to prevent creation of cookies.