Privacy Policy

Legal Notice and Privacy Policy


Welcome to the website of the English-Speaking Community (ESC):

By logging in or using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted, without limitation or qualification, these terms and conditions and our privacy policy. This website provides information about the ESC and its activities to current and prospective members.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.

If you choose to use our website, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving our website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Legal notice


Publisher of the website

The English-Speaking Community, hereafter ESC

Registered office: L’Escale, 78 rue du Dr. François, 67000 Strasbourg

Type of company: Association loi 1901

 Publishing director: Joëlle Glore, president of the ESC

Website created by the ESC with WordPress

Website hosting

Krystal Hosting Ltd

Kemp House

152-160 City Road

London EC1V2NX


Company number 07571790

2. Access to the website

Access to and use of this website is for strictly personal use only. You undertake not to use this website and the information or data contained therein for commercial, political or advertising purposes or for any form of commercial solicitation, in particular the sending of unsolicited e-mails.

3. Content of the website

All photographs, texts, comments, illustrations, images, etc., as well as all computer applications that may be used to operate this website and, more generally, all elements reproduced or used on the website are protected by the intellectual property laws in force. They are our full and complete property. Any reproduction, representation, use or adaptation, in any form whatsoever, of all or part of these elements, including computer applications, without our prior written consent, is strictly prohibited.

4. Management of the website

For the proper management of the site, we may at any time:

  • suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the website, reserve access to the website, or to certain parts of the website to a specific category of Internet users,

  • delete any information that may disrupt the operation of the site or that may contravene national or international laws,

  • suspend the site in order to proceed with updates.

5. Liabilities

We cannot be held responsible for any failure, breakdown, difficulty or interruption in operation, preventing access to the website or to any of its functions. The equipment used to connect to the website is under your sole responsibility. You must take all appropriate measures to protect your equipment and your proposed data, in particular from viral attacks via the Internet. You are also solely responsible for the websites and data you consult.

We cannot be held responsible in the event of legal proceedings against you:

  • as a result of the use of this website or any service accessible via the Internet,

  • as a result of your failure to comply with these general terms and conditions.

We are not responsible for any damage caused to you, to third parties and/or to your equipment as a result of your connection or your use and you waive any action against us as a result.  If the publisher is the subject of amicable or legal proceedings as a result of your use of the site, he may take action against you to obtain compensation for all damages, sums, sentences and costs that may arise from these proceedings.

6. Hypertext links

Your setting up of any hypertext link to all or part of the site is authorised. Any link must however be removed on simple request if necessary.

Any information accessible via a link to other sites is not published by us and we have no right to the content of the linked site.

7. Data collection

For a better experience while using our website, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and postal address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

We also want to inform you that whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends to us. This data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

8.  Right of access, rectification and removal of your data

In accordance with the regulations applicable to personal data, you have the following rights:

The right of access: you may exercise your right of access to your personal data by writing to the following e-mail address:

In this case, before exercising this right, we may request proof of your identity in order to verify its accuracy.

The right of rectification: if your personal data are inaccurate, you may request that the information be updated.

The right to delete data: you may request the deletion of your personal data, in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

The right to restrict processing: users may request to restrict the processing of personal data in accordance with the assumptions set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The right to object to the processing of data: you may object to your data being processed in accordance with the assumptions set out in the GDPR.

The right to portability: you may request that we return the personal data you provided so that it can be transferred to a new platform.

All requests must be accompanied by a signed, valid identity document and must indicate the address at which we can contact you. A reply will be sent within one month of receipt of the request. This one-month period may be extended by two months if the complexity of the request and/or the number of requesters so require.

 In addition, since Act No. 2016-1321 of 7 October 2016, individuals who so wish have the possibility to organise the fate of their data after their death.

9. Data retention policy

Your data will normally be kept for two (2) years after our last contact and will only be used by The English-Speaking Community and will not be passed on to third parties. However, to the extent which is reasonable and necessary or required to meet legal or regulatory obligations, we may also retain some of your information as necessary, even after you have left our association.

10. Cookies

Our website uses “cookies” to collect information and to improve our website. You have the option to either accept, reject or set up these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to reject our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Cookies are small blocks of data created by a web server while you are browsing a website and placed on your computer or other device by your web browser.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.

11. Service providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • to update our website;

  • to perform website-related services; or

  • to assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

We want to inform our website users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

12. Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security

13. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

14. Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at:

Version 1 – May 2022