Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy applies to GAAS for Accreditation and its members who control and use the information collected on the visitors through this website.

If, as a visitor, you choose to save or submit information on this website, you authorise the use of said information in accordance with this privacy policy. However, please note that this site contains links to other websites including the websites of the GAAS members and stakeholder member organisations, which may not be governed by this privacy policy.

Should you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, or should you deem that an important issue has not been addressed herein, please contact our website administrator at the following address:

Collection of information 

As a visitor, you are not required to provide any personal information to use this website. The collection of information allowing for identification of visitors on this website is limited to the information that the visitor has expressly and voluntarily provided. Such personal information may include, but is not limited to, your name, title of the position currently occupied, company address, telephone number or e-mail address.

Cookies & Beacons

To ensure proper management of our website and to enable an improved browsing experience on our website, we and our service suppliers may use cookies (small text files stored on the user’s browser) or beacons (electronic images enabling a website to count the number of readers for a given page and to access cookies) to collect general data. These enable us to closely monitor the information contained in our systems and to identify visitor categories using elements such as Internet addresses, domains, browser types and pages viewed.

This information is communicated to our webmaster who use it to analyse the number of visits to different sections and pages on the website, and to ensure that it is a useful and efficient source of information.

Cookies and beacons do not collect personal information such as your name or e-mail address. Furthermore, most browsers allow Internet users to reject cookies. In some cases, visitors will not have access to some features of our website if their browser is configured to reject cookies.

Use of information 

The personal data belonging to users of this website is collected and processed according to law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, data files and civil liberties, amended on 6 August 2004 and General Regulation on Data Protection (EU) 2016/679.

Personal information is only used for limited purposes. For example, if you register on the website to gain access to specialised content or to request that we keep you updated on upcoming news relating to various areas of interest such as specific publications, GAAS newsletters or GAAS meetings documents, we may use the information that you have provided us with to create a personal profile that will serve to personalise our response to such requests. We may also use such information to personalise your experience on our website. Should you choose to register for an activity organised by GAAS for Accreditation online, we will use the information provided to respond to you. In addition, our website administrators may use your information when needed to perform various site management-related tasks.

We ensure that our Communication activities comply with applicable laws and follow an established process to collect consent where necessary before sending you e-mails or newsletters containing information on GAAS for Accreditation‘s or its members’ activities. At any time, you may request that these no longer be sent to you.

Disclosure of information to third parties

Although we may transfer information on visitors to service suppliers contracted to process such information on our behalf, we do not intend, in general, to disclose information to third parties for purposes other than those for which they were collected, unless otherwise specified upon collection.

Where necessary, we may disclose personal information to police authorities, regulatory bodies or other State bodies, as well as to third parties when necessary or appropriate for the purpose of complying with legal or regulatory requirements or requests, or for the purposes mentioned above.

Access to Information

We are committed to providing a right of reasonable access to visitors wanting to consult the personal information provided upon registering on our website and to correct any mistake contained therein. Visitors registered to our Members only page may access their user profile, correct and update their information, or cancel their registration at any time. Furthermore, we remind you that, at any time, you may exercise your right to access, rectification, or erasure and request the portability of your personal data. You also have the right to limit or to object to our processing of your personal data. You may exercise all of these rights by sending your request to the following e-mail address

Information security

We implement generally accepted standards of technological and operational security in order to protect all of the information provided by visitors against abusive use, loss, alteration or destruction.

Intellectual property

GAAS for Accreditation marks and logos appearing on the Website are registered trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction of these elements must be subject to prior authorisation by the GAAS Secretariat at the following address: .

The website and the elements contained therein (including trademarks, logos, texts, photos, images, software and/or databases) are subject to French and international legislation on copyright and intellectual property.

This website is the exclusive property of GAAS for Accreditation. Website users are only granted a free, personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable right to access and use the website, including the printing of webpages.

Some website links provide access to resources managed by third parties over which GAAS for Accreditation has no control. GAAS for Accreditation does not make any statement or provide any guarantees concerning the accuracy or any other aspect of these resources.

Changes to our Privacy policy

GAAS for Accreditation reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time and for any reason whatsoever. No provision contained herein shall be considered as creating a contract or an agreement between GAAS for Accreditation and a visitor of the website, nor a commitment to provide any information whatsoever enabling the identification of any person.

Visitor questions

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the protection of your personal information when visiting this website, please contact our website administrator using the e-mail address