Personal data

The “” website is an information website that allows Internet users and actors involved in open science to obtain information about the work of the steering committee for open science. It also allows Internet users to:

  • subscribe to a newsletter to stay informed of the work of the Open Science Committee;
  • to send all their requests to the site “” via the contact form

Finally, this processing has a statistical purpose to enrich the journey of Internet users and provide them with better information.

The website “” constitutes a processing of personal data carried out by the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (1 rue Descartes 75231 Paris cedex 05) for the performance of a public interest mission within the meaning of Article 6(e) of General Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on data protection (GPDR).

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation undertakes to process your personal data in accordance with Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended relating to data processing, files and freedoms and the RGPD.

The recipients of the information and personal data contained in the processing, within the framework of their duties and within the limits of the need to know, are the authorised agents of the Directorate General for Higher Education and Professional Integration (DGESIP) and the authorised agents of the Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (Inist) under the authority of the CNRS.

Internet users have access to all the personal data that may be published on the “” website.

Cookies and Internet users’ IP addresses, collected for statistical purposes, are stored for 13 months and then deleted.

The e-mail addresses of subscribers to newsletters are kept until the Internet user unsubscribes.

Data concerning pilots and members of the groups and colleges of the Open Science Committee shall be kept for the duration of the person’s presence in these structures. Similarly, data concerning active members of the Open Science Committee shall be kept for as long as the member remains active in the Committee.

You may access your personal data and exercise your rights of access, rectification, limitation, objection under Articles 15, 16, 18 and 21 of the DGPS by sending an e-mail to the Head or Head of the Department of Scientific and Technical Information and Documentation Network at the following address:

In the same way, you can exercise the rights provided for in Article 85 of Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, files and freedoms.

For any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact the Data Protection Officer of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation:

Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and InnovationMinistry of National Education and Youth,
110, rue de Grenelle75357 Paris Cedex 07

If you consider, even after submitting a complaint to the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, that your rights regarding the protection of personal data are not respected, you may file a complaint with the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL) at the following address: 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 Paris Cedex 07.

In order to exercise your rights, you must prove your identity by any means. In case of doubt about your identity, the services responsible for the right of access and the Data Protection Officer reserve the right to ask you for any additional information they consider necessary, including photocopying an identity document bearing your signature.