Personal data policy

Limagrain Ingredients pays particular attention to the protection of personal data. The purpose of this policy is to explain, in a clear and transparent way, how Limagrain Ingredients collects personal data when using our website.


This policy applies to the data collected by Limagrain Ingredients during your visit to: (hereinafter the "Website").


The commitments made correspond to the values and principles of Limagrain Ingredients, and in particular that the collection and processing of your data comply with European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Thus, Limagrain Ingredients undertakes to collect and process the personal data of its employees and third parties only for a specific and legitimate use, corresponding to the purpose of the processing carried out. Only information relevant and necessary to the objectives pursued will be registered.


In addition, with regard to personal data protection, Limagrain Ingredients undertakes to comply with the laws of the countries in which it operates, such as the principle of limited duration of data storage, the right of consultation, rectification, portability, erasure or opposition.


Limagrain Ingredients guarantees the security, confidentiality and integrity of the personal data of its employees and third parties. 


Please visit the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) site in order to familiarise yourself with the notions relating to personal data.


1)     Scope:

This "Personal Data" policy applies to the Limagrain Ingredients Website and the personal data exclusively collected via said Website.


2)     Personal data collected by Limagrain Ingredients:

The personal data that Limagrain Ingredients collects on the Website are used to manage our relations with you and process your requests.

Limagrain Ingredients is thus required to process data that you provide to us directly on the Website and data that we automatically collect.

Limagrain Ingredients undertakes to process these personal data only for specified, express and legitimate purposes.


            2.1 Nature of the data:

a. Personal data collected via the "Contact" form:

Limagrain Ingredients collects personal data about you when you personally fill out the "Contact" form: last name, first name, country, e-mail address, message if it contains one or more personal data.


b. Information collected automatically:

The data collected during use of the Website are connection data (including web pages visited, IP address, login logs that can be collected automatically when browsing our Website).


            2.2 Legal bases on which we base the processing of your data:

Regarding the personal data that you provide to us, (see 2.1 a) Limagrain Ingredients processes your personal data on the basis of your consent and/or legitimate interest; in fact, Limagrain Ingredients uses this data for the sole purpose of assisting you and answering your questions.

Concerning the personal data that Limagrain Ingredients automatically collects (see 2.1 b), a specific policy concerning Cookies has been put in place, which is explained in more detail here. Limagrain Ingredients invites you to read this cookie policy.


            2.3 Storage period of your data:

Limagrain Ingredients is committed to ensuring that the storage period of your data is determined and proportionate according to the purpose of the processing.

Limagrain Ingredients relies on the recommendations of the current regulations on personal data protection and the CNIL in order to decide on the storage period of personal data.

Limagrain Ingredients will store the personal data relating to the communication as long as necessary to allow us to process your request. Once your problem is addressed, we will delete the communication data within six (6) months.


3)     Storage of your personal data:

All the information that you provide to us will be stored on secure servers. Limagrain Ingredients makes every effort to protect the personal data of employees and third parties. However, due to the nature of the Internet and the risks associated with the transfer of information over the Internet, the total security of the data cannot be guaranteed.


4)     Recipients of your personal data:

The recipients of your personal data are limited exclusively to those persons authorised to know your data because of their duties.

Given the international nature of the Limagrain Group, Limagrain Ingredients may transfer your personal data within the group outside the European Union. Therefore, Limagrain Ingredients undertakes to carry out these transfers with the appropriate guarantees, as provided for by Article 46 of European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.


5)     Security of your personal data:

Limagrain Ingredients guarantees the security, confidentiality and integrity of the personal data of its employees and third parties.

To this end, Limagrain Ingredients takes various measures to ensure the security of your data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or destruction.

Thus, only authorised persons will have access to your personal data, namely the recipients of your personal data (see paragraph 4).


6)     Rights concerning your personal data:

Limagrain Ingredients collects personal data about you. As a result, you have various rights with respect to such data, namely:

  • The right to information
  • The right of access
  • The right of rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right of opposition
  • The right to limit processing
  • The right to portability.

We invite you to read these rights at the following address:


You can exercise your rights at any time by sending an e-mail, accompanied by a photocopy of proof of identity to the following e-mail address:, or by post to: 

Limagrain Ingredients

Service Marketing

ZAC Les Portes de Riom

30 avenue Georges Gershwin

63200 RIOM


If you feel after contacting us that your rights are not respected or that the access control system does not comply with data protection rules, you can submit a complaint online on the CNIL website.


7)     External links:

The Website may contain links to social networks or websites of partners or third party companies. These links are sent to users for information purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement, validation or guarantee granted by Limagrain Ingredients for the content of these sites, or a partnership or an association between Limagrain Ingredients and the operators or owners of the said websites. Limagrain Ingredients does not manage these sites and does not control the content, access, sources or links on these sites. This "Personal Data" policy does not apply to these sites and we invite you to read their privacy policy before submitting personal information.


8)     Modification of the "Personal Data" policy:

This "Personal Data" policy may change. We will inform you of any changes through our Website as well as an e-mail sent to the e-mail address associated with your user account.