Privacy Policy


risingSUD, the economic development agency for the Sud Region.

2.Contact Us

Bâtiment Provence
81-83 boulevard de Dunkerque
CS 30394 – 13217 Marseille cedex 02 – France

+33 (0)4 96 17 07 40

Director of Publication: Chrystelle LAGOUANELLE



2 rue Kellermann

59100 Roubaix, France

0 820 698 765

4. Conditions of General Use

Use of the website implies full and complete acceptance of the general conditions described hereafter. The conditions are susceptible of being modified or added to at any moment, so users of are therefore invited to consult this section regularly.

This site is normally accessible to all Internet users. Service may be interrupted for technical maintenance, in which case efforts will be made by to forewarn users of the dates and times when the site will be offline.

The site has new content regularly added by risingSUD. In the same manner, the legal mentions may also be be modified at any time; as a result, users are asked to refer to the general conditions of use as often as possible in order to be aware of any possible changes.

5. Responsibility

risingSUD can not be held liable for direct or indirect damage to the user’s equipment when accessing the site and resulting from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point (contractual limitations on technical data), from a virus, or an incompatibility. risingSUD can also not be held liable for indirect damages (such as a loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website

Interactive spaces (such as the possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are made available to users. risingSUD reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would violate the applicable laws in France, especially the provisions relating to data protection. Where applicable, risingSUD also reserves the right to raise civil and/or criminal liability with users, particularly in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory, or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photo, video…).

6. Protection and use of private information

The team is committed to respecting its legal obligations as editor of the site and follows all best practices laid out by the French data privacy agency the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés).

In France, personal data is covered by the data protection act of January 6, 1978 (Loi n° 78-87  “Informatique et Liberté”) modified in 2004 (Loi n° 2004-801 ), as well as Article L. 226-13 of the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

The site respects the privacy of Internet users and strictly conforms to current laws on the protection of private data and individual freedoms. When using the site, certain information might be collected such as the URL of the site that connected the visitor to, the visitor’s Internet provides, or the visitor’s IP address.

risingSUD only collects the personal information of visitors to the site that is required for certain services offered by The user is fully informed when providing this information, notably when entering the information themselves. The user is informed of whether such information is obligatory or not for accessing services provided by the site No user information will be collected without the user’s knowledge. No user information will be provided to third parties.

In accordance with Article 38 as well as the following articles of the French computer privacy act of 6 January 1978, all users benefit from the right to access and demand rectification of the personal information that has been collected. To do this send a signed written request accompanied with a photocopy of an identity card and pertinent contact information.

7. Copyright and reproduction rights

The general structure, as well as the texts, photos, images and sounds composing this site are the property of risingSUD. Any reproduction, total or partial, and any representation of the substantial content of this site, of one or more of its components, by any process whatsoever, without the express authorisation of the risingSUD is prohibited and constitutes an infringement sanctioned by Articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

8. Hyperlinks

The site a number of hypertext links to other sites. Each time, users are given specific information as to the site they are being directed to. These pages, whose addresses are regularly verified, are not however part of the site and there for the risingSUD editorial team can assume no responsibility for the content on these outside sites. The purpose of the hyperlinks is merely to allow Internet users to more easily access other material related to the information provided by risingSUD.