Personal Data & Cookies Charter

Welcome to the website website. By connecting to or browsing the website, you agree that you have read, understood and accepted, without limitation or reservation, the Personal data and cookies charter (the “charter”) and our terms and conditions of use. Please note that other terms and conditions and Personal data and cookies charter apply to other Total Group websites, and we recommend that you read them carefully.

The charter aims to inform you of the rights and freedoms that you can exercise in respect of our use of your personal data and describes the measures that we take to protect these data.

Total SA is the “data controller” with responsibility for processing the personal data used to manage the website. These processing operations are carried out in accordance with the applicable law.

1. Purpose of processing, legal basis, the period of storage and types of data collected

When you visit the website, you may need to provide us by using our online form with a number of items of personal data, such as your first name and surname in order to answer your requests for information.

This processing on your data is based on our legitimate interest to provide you an answer.

In our online forms, the mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk. If you do not provide answers to the mandatory questions, we will not be able to provide you the answer that you requested.

Your personal data will not be processed subsequently in a way that is incompatible with the purposes described above or below the collection forms. Your data are kept for no longer than necessary for processing, that is no longer than 13 months.

2. Recipients of data

Your personal data may be communicated to one or more of the data controller's departments or to Total Group companies and one or more partners, independent distributors or subcontractors for analysis and survey purposes.

If you leave a comment intended to be posted online, we may be required to publish some of your personal data on the website. Given the characteristics of the internet, namely the unrestricted capture of published data and the fact that it is difficult, or even impossible, to control how third parties can use these data, we hereby inform you that you can object to this publication by contacting us as explained in article 6 below.

3. Data Transfers

Any transfer of data to a country outside the European Economic Area shall be carried out in accordance with the applicable regulations and in such a way as to protect your data appropriately.

For the purposes of the services provided on this website, your data first name, surname may be transferred to the following recipients: specific departments tasked with processing or subsidiaries directly or indirectly owned or to specific partners, independent distributors or sub-contractors for analysis and survey purposes located outside the European Union.

For this reason, the Total Group has adopted “Binding Corporate Rules” (BCR) governing intra-Group transfers of personal data originating in the European Economic Area.

For data transfers not covered by the BCR, to countries outside the European Economic Area, other measures to ensure adequate protection are taken.

If you would like more information about our BCRs please click here. For more information about the other measures taken to ensure adequate protection, please write to the contact address specified below.

4. Data security and confidentiality

The data controller takes appropriate steps to preserve the security and confidentiality of your personal data, including to prevent them from being distorted, damaged or disclosed to unauthorized third parties.

5. Cookie management

5.1 Principle

A cookie is a file which enables a website to save information relating to your computer’s browsing of the website number of visits, number of pages viewed, to make your visits to the website smoother.

You can at any time delete the cookies stored on your computer, object to the storage of new cookies and receive a notification before new cookies are stored by changing your browser settings using the instructions below (“Types of cookies, cookies and statistics, and settings”).

Please note that if you remove a cookie or object to the storage of cookies on your device, you may not be able to use some of the website's services.

5.2 Types of cookies, cookies and statistics, and settings

The cookies that may be stored on your server when you browse the website are cookies which are intended solely to enable or facilitate electronic communication or which are strictly necessary to provide the service you are requesting (language cookies, login cookies, etc.), or statistics cookies or other cookies in accordance with the conditions below.

When cookies require your agreement before they can be saved, we ask you for this agreement via the “find out more” link displayed on the first page of the website that you land on, in which it is made clear that by continuing to browse the website you accept these cookies.

Which cookies are stored?

  • Cookies issued by the data controller

    Cookie Description How do object? Period
    ASP.NET_SessionId Contains information about the browser session See article 5.2.2 Removed when the browser is closed
    Cookie_agreed Remembers a visitor's choice regarding cookies See article 5.2.2 12 months
    Lg Remembers a visitor's choice regarding languages See article 5.2.2 12 months

  • Statistics cookies

    Publisher of the cookie Description How do you object? Period
    AT INTERNET
    ldrxvr
    Allows to build statistics about visitors http://www.xiti.com/en/optout.aspx or see article 5.2.2 13 months

Statistics cookies are used to measure the number of visits, the number of pages viewed, users’ activity on the website and how often they return. The used statistics tool, Xiti, generates a cookie with a unique identifier, which is stored for no longer than 7 months Your IP address is also collected in order to determine the town/city from which you are accessing the website. Your IP address is immediately anonymized after use so that you cannot be identified as a natural person. The statistical data on website visits are collected by the provider AT Internet, and subsequently transferred to the data controller in an aggregated and anonymized form in a web interface to which it alone has access. The data collected are not transferred to third parties or used for other purposes. You can block these cookies at any time by opting out as described above by clicking the link http://www.xiti.com/en/optout.aspx

5.2.2. How do you delete cookies, receive notification of their storage or change your browser settings?

  • How do you delete cookies already stored on your computer?
    • On your workstation:
    • On the C:\ drive select the Windows folder;
    • Open the “Temporary Internet Files” folder;
    • Select all files (CTRL A);
    • Choose the “delete” option.
  • How do you change browser settings to reject or be informed of the storage of cookies?
    • In the Internet Explorer 5 (Microsoft) browser: Select “Tools”, and then “Internet Options”. Click on the “Security” tab, then “Custom level” and scroll down to the “cookies” section. Next to “Allow cookies that are stored on your computer” select “Ask” to be notified or “Disable” to decline all cookies;
    • In the Internet Explorer 6, 7 or 8 (Microsoft) browser: Select “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, then the level you wish to apply;
    • In the Firefox browser: Click on “Tools” and select “Options”. In the “Privacy and security” tab, untick the box “Accept cookies from websites”;
    • In the Chrome (Google) browser: Click “Customize and control Google Chrome” and select “Settings”. Under “Privacy and security”, click on “Content settings” and enable “Block third-party cookies” ;
    • In the Safari browser: Select “Preferences” then “Privacy” and select one of the following options regarding “Cookies and website data”: “Always block”, “Allow from current website only”, “Allow from websites I visit”.

6. Your rights /Contact

In accordance with current regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, delete and object to the use of your personal data.

You can ask for your personal data to be sent to you and you have the right to give instructions for the use of your personal data after your death. You can also ask for restriction of the data processing, or of data portability.

You can lodge a complaint with the authority responsible for compliance with personal data protection obligations (for French websites: at the CNIL).

You can exercise your rights and ask us about the processing of your personal data by the contact form or by post to the following address:

TOTAL S.A.
Tour Coupole - 2, place Jean Millier
Communication Department
92078 Paris La Défense Cedex - France

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