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Legal Notice

Site Editor
The website is published by the Association pour la Forêt Vierge, also known as AFV. The AFV is a registered charity in France, whose head office is located at 5, Place André Malraux, 75001 Paris, France.

General information
SIREN number: 534 292 032
SIRET Number: 534 292 032 00016
APE Code: Organizations operating on a voluntary basis (9499Z)
Phone number: +33 7 68 15 25 97
Email address:


Publication management
The director of the publication is Mr. Robert Dardanne, in his capacity as President of AFV.

This site respects copyright laws. All content, pages, scripts, icons or sounds on this site are the exclusive property of the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France). Any production, reproduction or representation of this site, in whole or in part (texts, sounds or images), on any medium whatsoever is prohibited. Failure to comply with this prohibition constitutes an infringement that may result in civil and criminal liability of the counterfeiter.


It is strictly forbidden to use or reproduce the name "Association pour la Forêt Vierge" or its logo, alone or in association, as well as other trademarks, models or drawings that may be registered, which are the property of the Association pour la Forêt Vierge, for any purpose, and in particular for advertising purposes, without the prior written consent of the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France).

Terms and conditions of use

The information contained in this site is subject to French law and is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. This information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. It is non-contractual and subject to change without notice.

By using this site, the visitor acknowledges having had the opportunity to read this warning.

The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) is not responsible for the content of any other site to which you may have access via the AFV France site or its annex and mirror sites.

The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) makes no warranties, express or implied, concerning all or part of its website. The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) has made every effort to ensure that the information accessible via its website is accurate. However, we do not guarantee in any way that this information is accurate, complete and up to date.

It is expressly understood by the user of this site that under no circumstances can the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) be held responsible for any damage whatsoever, direct or indirect, material or immaterial or special, resulting in particular from the consultation and/or use of this website or other sites linked to it, such as the use of textual, sound or visual information that may have been collected there and in particular for any financial or commercial prejudice, loss of programs or data in its information system or otherwise.


Conception, realization and maintenance
The site was designed and created by BlocoLab, whose office is located at Rua Purpurina, 60, Sumarezinho, São Paulo-SP (Brazil) and registered in Brazil under the number 4Pes Produções Culturais, CNPJ 03.475.013/0001-05.
The maintenance and the evolutions of the site are ensured by AFV's webmaster.


The AFV site is hosted by the company WIX whose head office is located at 7095 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028, US.

Privacy Policy

The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) in its capacity as Data Controller is particularly attentive to the protection and respect of your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to show you how we collect, use and share your Personal Data in accordance with the Regulations. We invite you to read this document carefully in order to know and understand our practices regarding the processing of your Personal Data.


1 - Definitions

"Personal Data" or "Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An "identifiable natural person" is a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, Location Data, an online identifier, or to one or more elements specific to his or her physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity;

"Sensitive Data" means Data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, as well as the processing of Genetic Data, Biometric Data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, Data concerning health or Data concerning the sexual life or sexual orientation of a natural person. The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) does not process any sensitive data.

"Controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of processing data. In this case it is the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France).


"Regulation" means Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended.

"Sites" refers to all websites published by the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France).


2 - The Data we collect

Through our websites, we may collect and process the following Data:


2.1 - Data that we collect when you make a donation, a pledge, or register for an event requiring financial participation.

In order to receive your donation, to send you your tax receipt and to keep you informed of the use made of our resources, especially those coming from public generosity, we have to process the following Data:


- Identification data: email, title, first name, last name, address, date of birth, telephone number;


- Payment data: bank details, credit card number, expiry date, visual cryptogram (This data is processed by payment service providers/contractors but is not kept by the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) or by subcontractors).

When you register for an event or contribute to the financing of an event, we also collect the above Data as well as a photograph if you provide us with one.

If you provide us with personal information about a third party, you will be required to provide them with a copy of this Policy.


2.2 - The Data we collect when you subscribe to our newsletter or sign a petition

When you subscribe to our newsletter or sign one of our petitions, we collect the following Data:

- Name ;

- First name ;

- Email address;

- Phone number.

These data will allow us to contact you by email, mail, phone or sms to inform you of AFV’s news, to appeal to your generosity and/or to invite you to events.

2.3 - Data that we collect via cookies and other trackers

The site of the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) uses cookies installed on your computer during your navigation. A cookie is a small file that records information relating to navigation on a Site. The data obtained in this way is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing on the Site, and is also intended to enable various measures of frequentation. To learn more about how we manage cookies and how you can refuse them, please consult our Cookie Policy.

2.4 - Sensitive Data

The Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France) does not process any sensitive data.


3 - Conservation periods

Donor Data will be kept for 6 years after the year of the last donation, in particular to be able to respond to requests from the tax authorities in the event of an audit. During this period, your email address may be used to send you news about the Association, to appeal to your generosity, to invite you to events. Beyond this period, anonymized data allowing the realization of statistical studies will then be kept.

The Data of potential testers will be kept for 9 years after the last action of the testator (letter addressed to the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France), donation, signature of petition).

The Data of proven testators (having confirmed their wish to bequeath all or part of their assets to the Association pour la Forêt Vierge (AFV France)) will be kept for 10 years after the closure of the estate.

Visitor Navigation Data will be kept for 13 months.


4 - Purposes and legal bases on which our processing is based

Each Data processing has a specific purpose and is based on a legal basis.

The purpose of the treatments referred to in 2.1 is :

- The sending of the information letter to the persons having made the request.

- Recording the signatures of individuals in the context of petitions

- Taking into account your registration for an event

- Management of testator relations and follow-up of the treatment of legacies

- Soliciting new donations

- Carrying out charitable prospecting operations

The treatments referred to in 2.1 have a legal basis:

- The execution of the unilateral donation contract

- Compliance with a legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject

- The execution of the contract (e.g. compliance with the Regulations of an event) and the legitimate interest of AFV

- The legitimate interest of AFV France


The treatments referred to in 2.2 have the following objectives:

- The sending of the information letter to the persons having made the request.

- Recording the signatures of individuals in the context of petitions

- The solicitation of these same subscribers or signatories of petition(s) in the context of calls for financial support for the actions of AFV France.

The processing referred to in 2.2 has as legal basis :

- The legal basis for this processing is the legitimate interest of AFV and requires sometimes consent.


5 - Recipients of your Data

Your Data can be sent to :

- The "Communication" Services of AFV France to send you our news or requests for donations;

- Our subcontractors in charge of payment operations;

- Our IT service providers;

- Other affiliated entities of AFV

In the event of a reorganization or restructuring, whether contemplated or finalized, certain auditors, advisors, and purchasers may also have access to your Data.

Your Data may also be shared with other associations. You may object to this in the manner set forth in Article 9.


6 - Data Transfers

AFV France does not transfer your Data outside the European Union. Nevertheless, it is possible that the Data may be hosted on servers located outside the European Union.

In this case, AFV France undertakes to take all necessary measures to preserve the integrity and security of your Data so that they are :

- located in a State considered adequate by the European Commission 

- sent to entities offering sufficient guarantees as to the protection of Personal Data through the implementation and signature of standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.

7 - Security of Processing

AFV France ensures the processing of your Data in complete confidentiality and security by putting in place the technical and organizational measures necessary to preserve in optimal conditions their security, confidentiality and integrity.

Only persons strictly authorized by the AFV will have access to your Data. No unauthorized third party will have access to it, except for the legal obligation incumbent on the Data Controller.


8 - Journalists, influencers / users of social networks, experts

AFV may maintain contact information (publicly available) for journalists and people who influence social networks, experts and people who make public their personal or professional information or opinions. These lists are consulted and/or used by AFV to send press releases and advocacy information. The legal basis of this processing is the legitimate interest of the AFV.


9 - Your rights

Pursuant to the French Data Protection Act and the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have at any time the right to access, modify, oppose commercial prospecting and, if there are legitimate reasons, the right to limit the processing of your Data and the right to request the deletion of your Personal Data. You also have the right to the portability of your Data, the right to define guidelines concerning your Data in case of death and the right to withdraw your consent. You may exercise your rights by writing to

If you are not satisfied with the processing of your Data or the exercise of your rights, you have the possibility to refer the matter to the CNIL.


10 - Updating

This policy may be updated by the AFV in the event of new treatments, particularly on the basis of :

- significant changes in legislation and/or jurisprudence as well as technical standards applicable to the Information System;

- risk assessment;

- readjustments suggested by the implementation of internal information management procedures.

Our cookie policy

This policy applies to sites published by AFV France (hereinafter the "Site").


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file and covers any type of tracker "deposited and read, for example, when consulting a website, reading an e-mail, installing or using a software or mobile application, regardless of the type of device used". It may be deposited by the server of the Site visited or by a third party server (advertising network, web analytics service, etc.). Cookies do not compromise the security of the Site.


Cookies deposited by AFV France

When you connect to our Site, we may install various cookies on your terminal.

The cookies we issue allow us to :

- To maintain the proper functioning of the Site

- To memorize the selected language version of the Site

- To record and adapt the Site's functionalities according to your navigation preferences (identification, adapting to the types of devices used)

- Manage the acceptance and retention of cookies

In accordance with regulations, cookies have a maximum lifespan of 13 months.

Cookies issued through third parties

- Analytical cookies:

They allow us to follow the audiences of our Site and to know your navigation on our Site (Google Analytics cookies) and to generate statistical data about the use of the Site. This allows us to improve the performance of the Site.


- The cookies deposited by our advertising partners:

These cookies make it possible to identify your centers of interest, and thus to offer you relevant advertising content during your navigation on other sites.

If you do not authorize these cookies, you will be subject to less targeted advertising.


- Social network cookies:

While browsing our Site, you can click on the "social networks" buttons to view our Facebook and Twitter profiles. These third party applications may set cookies to provide you with targeted advertising. By clicking on the icon corresponding to the social network, the latter is likely to identify you. If you are connected to the social network when you browse our Site, the share buttons allow you to link the content viewed to your user account.

We cannot control the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our Site. We therefore invite you to consult their personal data protection policy in order to know their purpose of use and the navigation information they may collect.


- Cookies set by Hotjar:

We use Hotjar to better understand the needs of our users and optimize website. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users' experience (e.g., time spent on a page, links clicked, and more generally browsing habits etc.). This allows us to improve our service. The data collected by Hotjar through cookies relates to the behavior of users and their devices (in particular, the IP address of the device captured and stored only in anonymous form), the screen size of the device, the type of device (unique identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to view the website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymous user profile. Neither Hotjar nor AFV will ever use this information to identify individual users or associate it with other data. Please see Hotjar's Privacy Policy for more details. You may opt out of the creation of a user profile, Hotjar's storage of data regarding your use of our site, and Hotjar's use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.


Cookie Management

When you visit our Site for the first time, a cookie banner will be displayed, indicating the purpose of the cookies. Please note that your continued use of the Site constitutes your consent to the use of cookies by AFV.

You may choose at any time to adapt the management of cookies according to your preferences, deactivate them or express a different choice via the means described below.

Each browser has a different configuration for managing cookies and your choices.


Your rights

In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 as amended, and the GDPR, you have the right to access, rectify, oppose, delete and limit information from cookies and other tracers. To do so, please contact

You can refuse or delete cookies by adjusting your browser settings. To do this, please consult the help section of your browser:

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Rejecting cookies will not disrupt navigation on this site.

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