Privacy Policy


In order to offer the services present on its Internet site, the Association Française du Festival International du Film (hereinafter the Festival de Cannes) collects personal data concerning you while you browse its site.
The present privacy policy applies to the Internet site and the pages that make it up. Internet sites of third party organisations that the user (you) can access by links on our pages are excluded from this present policy. For more information on the processing of your data and of the security of the processing carried out by these third party sites, please consult their privacy policies.


Personal data is information that makes it possible to identify – directly or indirectly – a natural person.
During your browsing, we collect personal data, via cookies, but also when you subscribe to our newsletter or wish to contact us via our site.


We use multiple types of cookies, small computer files generated automatically, in order to allow for the proper functioning of the site, to optimise your visits to the site and to analyse traffic to the site.

In compliance with the recommendations and guiding principles from the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL – Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés), only cookies that allow for the proper functioning of the site (so-called “strictly necessary cookies”) may collect information concerning you.
In compliance with existing regulations, your consent to the implementation of these cookies is not required.
We keep the information generated by these cookies for periods that do not exceed 13 months.

The Festival de Cannes makes use of a solution advised by the CNIL for the implementation of cookies that analyse traffic and compile statistics. These cookies only collect anonymous information and do not make it possible to identify you. In compliance with existing regulations, your consent to the implementation of these cookies is not required.


While navigating on our site, you can subscribe to our newsletter by providing your email address.
Your email address is only used to provide you with our newsletter. We keep this data for as long as you are subscribed.
To unsubscribe, there is an “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each newsletter you receive.


A contact form is available to you on some of the pages of our site, allowing you to ask us a question directly.
When you contact us, we collect the following information:

  • The reason for your message;
  • Your last name / first name or pseudonym depending on the information you wish to provide;
    Your email address;
  • The subject of your message;
  • The content of your message.

This information is only shared with the departments concerned by the reason for your message (which you will choose from among a drop-down menu) and is kept for a duration of 5 years in compliance with French law.


We do not share the data collected with any third parties when you subscribe to our newsletter, or when you fill in a contact form.
In the framework of legal proceedings or a judicial investigation, we may be compelled to transmit your personal data upon the request of judicial or supervisory authorities, in compliance with existing legislation and always in keeping with the legal framework imposed by French law or existing international agreements.


The Festival de Cannes implements security measures referred to as “technical” and “organisational” in order to ensure the security of your data.
In particular, your data are only accessible to those who have a reason to access them (within the framework of their work, for example) and who have signed a confidentiality agreement.


In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation n° 2016/679 as well as the French Data Protection Act as modified on 6 January 1978, you have multiple rights concerning your personal data: the right of access, the right of rectification, the right to deletion, the right to the portability of your data, the right to the limitation of processing, the right to oppose processing, as well as the right to define the instructions concerning the processing, conservation and destruction or transfer of your data after your death.
You can exercise these rights by filling in the form below. We shall endeavour to respond to your request in a timeframe that is in keeping with the legal provisions in effect.
Should you find our response unsatisfactory, you may make a complaint to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL).