The processing of personal data resulting from consultation, navigation and use of the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) and the services it offers are governed by this data privacy policy.

SEMIN takes your privacy seriously. As part of our commitment to protect your personal data in a transparent manner, we want to inform you :

  • the legal basis and the purposes of the processing of your personal data; and
  • what your rights and our obligations are in relation to such processing.

This data privacy policy is separate from our cookies privacy policy. For more information on how we use cookies, please click on our cookies policy.

Nature of the Collection of Personal Data

In connection with the use of the Site and its services, you may be required to provide us, in our capacity as data controller, with your personal data. Some personal data are mandatory, others optional, to access or benefit from certain services on the Website, such as contact forms. The mandatory or optional nature of the data is indicated to you at the time of collection. In the absence of communication of mandatory personal data, we will not be able to respond to your request.

The categories of data involved are as follows :

  • name ; 
  • first name ; 
  • address ;
  • country ; 
  • email address ; 
  • telephone number ; 
  • position ; 
  • company ;

Legal basis and Purposes of the Processing

SEMIN is not allowed to process personal data if we do not have a valid legal ground. Therefore we only process your personal data if (i) we have obtained your prior consent to do so, (ii) the processing is necessary to the provision of our services or if (iii) the processing is necessary for the legitimate interests we pursue, as our capacity as data controller.

The collection, storage and processing of your personal data have the following main purposes :

  • to manage and improve relations with you ; 
  • to allow the operation of the Website ; 
  • to respond to your requests ; 
  • to enable our publications, press releases and information, as such including our newsletter, to be sent to you ; 
  • to allow us to examine the applications ;
  • to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, in particular regarding security ;
  • to communicate or allow access by third parties in the context of a possible sale, merger and/or restructuring project ; 

Recipient(s) of Personal Data

Your personal data will not be transmitted or made accessible to any third party, except to our company’s authorized persons and service providers (such as IT systems providers, hosting providers, consultants), being stated that each of these service providers are bound by data protection and confidentiality obligations in order to protect your personal data.

In the event of a proven infringement of legal or regulatory provisions, this information may also be disclosed upon express and reasoned request of the judicial authorities.

We may share your personal data, where possible in a concealed manner, with other third parties, for example in the context of the possible sale, merger and/or restructuring of the business, and this, only for the needs of the operation as well as in the context of an obligation of confidentiality.

Personal Data Storage Period

Your personal data will only be stored for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was processed or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

In particular, your personal data will be kept during our business relationship and, beyond, for promotional purposes, for reasons of proof and for accounting purposes, for a period not exceeding the applicable statutory limitation periods.


SEMIN has implemented adequate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized, accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, misuse, disclosure or access and against all other unlawful forms of processing. These security measures have been implemented taking into account the state of the art of the technology, their costs of implementation, the risks presented by the processing and the nature of the personal data.

Our company undertakes that all personnel accessing your personal data complies with the internal rules in relation to the processing of personal data, especially the technical and organizational security measures put in place to protect your personal data.

Exercise of Rights

In accordance with the applicable regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, delete, if any limit and ask for the portability of your personal data as well as a right of opposition to their processing. You also have the right to withdraw your consent where we obtained your prior consent to process your personal data (without this withdrawal affecting the lawfulness of any processing that took place prior to the withdrawal).You may define guidelines for the use of your personal data in the event of death.

You finally have the right to lodge a complaint at the relevant supervisory data protection authority.

These rights can be exercised directly with us, at the following address :

For security reasons and to avoid any fraudulent request, we may be required to provide proof of identity with the request. After the request has been processed, this receipt will be destroyed.

Transfer outside the European Union

Some of our business partners/service providers may be located outside the European Union, personal data collected may then be transferred to countries outside the European Union, whose legislation on the protection of personal data differs from that of the European Union, being specified that, in the event that the recipient country does not ensure a level of data protection equivalent to that of the European Union, our company undertakes to take all appropriate guarantees, either on the basis of an adequacy decision or, in the absence of such a decision, on the basis of appropriate guarantees, such as binding corporate rules, standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, a code of conduct or a certification mechanism duly approved by the competent authority, the communication of which can be obtained by sending an e-mail to the following address :

Contact details 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this data privacy policy, our contact information is as follows :

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