Data Privacy Statement
EY France ("EY") provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices in relation to the European Investment Monitor ("EIM") web site.

Purpose of the web site and corresponding collection of personal data
As explained on the web site cover page, EY's EIM provides information on cross-border investment projects and trends throughout Europe. The monitoring and tracking is performed by an external team of foreign direct investment research specialists at Oxford Intelligence.

Companies can subscribe to this service by calling or e-mailing EY or Oxford Intelligence. You will then be provided with a user name and a password so that you can access to the EIM web site.

Please note that, before subscribing, you can apply for an EIM trial to identify whether EIM data is suitable for your purposes.

The web site also provides the option to submit information on your company's cross-border investment projects in Europe.

To summarize, EY collects personal data in the following cases:
  • For trial applications (to enable you to identify whether EIM data is suitable for your purposes)
  • Subscription to EIM services
  • Log in and technical access to EIM web site
  • Project submission (in case the company wishes to submit information on cross-border investment projects in Europe)
  • Update on EIM services and web site features
Type of personal data collected:
The following personal data are collected via EIM web site:
  • Contact name
  • Organization and subscribing company
  • Professional address,
  • Professional e-mail address
  • Professional telephone number,
  • How the company learnt about EIM
  • Subscription period
  • User name to log in
  • Temporary password
Cookies can be used on the web site, but only for the purpose of identifying authorized users and assisting log in.

If you wish, you can refuse cookies or selectively accept certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. However, please note that if you turn off cookies, there may be some features of our site that will not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly. You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following web sites: Retention time
EY will not retain the data longer than necessary for providing the services. The personal data collected should be deleted at the end of the trial or subscription.

Sharing personal data with third parties
EY will not communicate, sell, rent or lease your personal information to third parties other than Oxford Intelligence and its technical IT provider and unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law. EY will only use your personal data to provide you with EIM services.

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, EY puts in place appropriate physical and organizational measures to safeguard the personal data collected, such as firewalls, an internal access policy and passwords. For technical reasons, the web site is hosted in the UK. Oxford Intelligence is required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of EY and will not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for EY.

Changes to the statement
If there are updates to this Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document.

Merger and Acquisition
In case of a merger or corporate restructuring, EY will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event that we need to share some or all of your personal data in order to continue serving you.

If you wish to obtain access to your personal data to correct, delete, modify it, please do not hesitate to call Amanda Huber on +44 (0) 1227 711990 or e-mail However, please note that in certain cases, the absence of information will prevent you from accessing to the web site or EIM services (e.g. no user name = no log in).

Other web sites
Please note that EY might provide links to other web sites that EY does not control. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by this Privacy Statement.

Date of last revision May 2005


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