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Terms of the circulation of information (GDPR)

The BRC “Egg Parasitoids Collection” (EP-Coll) based at Institut Sophia Agrobiotech (Centre de Recherche Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, 400, route des Chappes, BP 167 - 06903 Sophia-Antipolis Cedex, France) aims to collect, characterize, maintain, investigate and share egg parasitoids’ strains, these organisms being useful for biological control and for research in Evolutionary Ecology. It also offers expertise in the fields of molecular, morphological and phenotypic characterization.

 Commands of biological materials or services should be discussed with BRC EP-Coll directly, on a case-by-case basis, which can be requested by telephone or email. All data collected by the BRC EP-Coll are recorded and processed in a secure data base.

 Where are stored these data :

  1. Stored in the inboxes of BRC EP-Coll team members during email exchanges so as to enable satisfactory follow-up of the order with the customer and with other members of the BRC EP-Coll.
  1. Stored in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF format, in a DROPBOX (which confidential policy may be viewed here with a restricted access to the BRC staff, for estimates, orders, delivery invoices and reports on service provision that the CRB sends to its customers.
  1. Stored in laboratory notebooks kept in the CRB EP-Coll office with restricted access to CRB EP-Coll personnel.
  2. Stored in dedicated software (Esitoul, Biolomics) allowing the management of the storage of biological material and data relating to this material, and documents related to the services requested.

Types of data stored

  1. Identity: name, address, title, delivery address, telephone number, email address, in-house processing code to identify the customer.
  2. Data relative to orders: order number, detail of purchases, value of purchases, data relative to the payment of invoices (sums paid, invoices not paid, rebates).
  3. Data relative to payment method: bank details

Recipients of data

  1. The BRC EP-Coll team receives all types of data.
  2. Its subcontractors, responsible for delivering its orders, receive the identity, address and telephone number of our customers.
  3. The Accounts Department, which is responsible for invoicing, receives the identity, address, telephone number and bank details of our customers.

Duration of data storage

  1. Data necessary to manage orders and invoices : data are stored throughout the duration of the commercial relationship and for ten (10) years after, under official accounting requirements. To ensure data traceability at the level of biological materials, these data are stored without any time limitation.
  2. Data relative to payment methods : these data are not stored.

Your rights

You can have access to data you are concerned by and correct or delete them. You also have a right to portability and to limit the processing of your data (please refer to the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL) website at for more information about your rights). To exercise your rights or for any questions regarding the processing of your data by the BRC EP-Coll, you may contact :

The BRC EP-Coll team at or by calling at +33 (0)4 92 38 65 01 (N Ris) / +33 (0)4 92 38 64 77 (S Warot)

 If, after contacting the BRC EP-Coll team, you consider that your data protection rights have not been respected, you can submit a complaint online to the CNIL.