Legal Notices

Information about cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie (or connection token) is a text file saved by your browser to store information on web pages you have visited during browser sessions. These cookies allow us to store information about your browsing. They also help us understand the behavior of users of our site, thus enabling us to make your experience more enjoyable.

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  • Google Analytics

We use a Google Analytics cookie to measure the traffic to our website. You can disable the Google Analytics cookie by using an add-on module

The information collected is kept for no longer than 14 months.

  • Third-party cookies

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, Tumblr, Google+ and Pinterest may implement cookies for sharing content on social networks or for generating access statistics. The presence, number and status of these cookies may depend on your use of the platforms in question before or during your visit to our website. We have no control over the use of such features by those players.

We invite you to read the respective policies for managing these social network cookies on the sites concerned.

Managing the placing and reading of cookies

You can accept or refuse the placing and reading of cookies, at any time, by:

– setting your browser to disable or accept the cookies,

– setting your browser to notify you when cookies are being stored so that you can accept or reject them one at a time.

You can set parameters for cookies by following the instructions below, according to which browser you are using:

  • With Internet Explorer:

Click on Tools at the top of the browser window and select Internet Options. In the Options window, click on the Privacy tab.

To disable cookies, place the cursor at the top to block all cookies.

For more information:

  • With Firefox:

Click on Tools in the browser menu and select Options. Select the Privacy tab. To disable cookies, clear the Accept cookies and site data check box.

For more information:

  • With Google Chrome:

Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar. Select the Settings option.

Click on Show Advanced Settings. In the Privacy section, click on the Content Settings button, then the Cookie and Site Data button. You can then delete them all or select them one by one.

For more information:

  • With Safari:

Go to Settings > Safari > Clear history and website data.

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  • With Opera:

Go to Preferences > Advanced > Cookies

For more information:

Protection of your personal data

For operation of the ID4D site, your personal data may be subject to processing, as stipulated in Act No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 as amended, known as the Loi Informatique et libertés [Data Protection Act].

The legal person responsible for the processing is Agence Française de Développement, a public establishment of an industrial and commercial nature, whose registered office is located at 5 rue Roland Barthes – 75 598 PARIS Cedex 12, represented by its CEO, Mr. Rémy Rioux.

How are the personal data processed?

First of all, when you subscribe to the ID4D newsletter, we collect information about you in order to inform you of new publications on the blog.

We also collect information about you through the “Contact Us” feature, so that we can respond to your requests or proposals.

Finally, we process information concerning authors publishing on our site, to manage the publications on the ID4D site and to present our readers with a directory of authors offering publications on our site.

What are your rights?

In accordance with the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, any people concerned by any of the aforementioned processing of personal data have the right to access, correct, refuse or delete data concerning them. In some cases, you may also have a right to portability, i.e. the right to retrieve or transfer your personal data.

All requests must be accompanied by proof of identity and sent to the Data Protection Officer by
e-mail to:

Or by mail to:

Agence Française de Développement

Délégué à la protection des données

5 rue Roland Barthes – 75 598 PARIS Cedex 12


The ID4D site can also give you access to features offered by social networks, forums, chat rooms, blogs (Facebook profile pages, Twitter account) for example and other services for which you are able to display personal data. All information that you publish or communicate through these services is considered to be public. We recommend that you take care when disclosing personal information in such publicly accessible media.

Our website also uses cookies to measure its audience. For more information, please refer to our legal information on cookies.

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