The Antoine Lacassagne Center, the data controller, attaches great importance to the protection, confidentiality and security of your personal data.

General informations
This data protection policy sets out the processing conditions, namely what data are collected and how they are collected when you consult the websites and In accordance with Law no. 2018-493 of 20 June 2018 on data protection and the General Regulation of Personal Data (EU Regulation 2016/679), we inform you that processing of your personal data is necessary to respond to your request and for the correct functioning of this website.

Data processing purposes
Data processing by the Center meets one or more explicit, legitimate and determined purposes.

The websites and are intended to allow you, your family and other users to search for information about our Center, book medical appointments for your care and share our news.

The Antoine Lacassagne Center’s website also uses your personal data to ask you to donate online to the Center. If you donate, your personal data will be used to send you the tax receipt for your donation.

The Antoine Lacassagne Center’s website proposes to send you, if you explicitly consent to it, newsletters on its latest news, events and other publications.

A career space is proposed for all job applications within our institutions.

On both of the aforementioned websites, contact forms are used to be able to respond quickly to your online requests.

You also have access to the Antoine Lacassagne Center’s social network links. Through these means, viewer statistics can be calculated for analyses of this website and our social network pages.

We use communication tools for sharing links via social networks: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram. When you click on these items, including social network widgets, the social network in question may paste your IP address and the page of our website that you are visiting and install cookies when you are connected to its services. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company proposing it.

For more information, please see the privacy policies of the social networks below:

The Antoine Lacassagne Center’s website offers healthcare professionals a learning platform for courses on the various oncology specialities and for communication with the Center’s teaching team.

Data controller

This information is intended for the website operator, the Center Antoine Lacassagne, responsible for processing personal data for medical, administrative, charitable and commercial purposes.

Data collected

Your personal data that we collect are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which they are processed.

According to the various services offered on the and websites (listed above), personal data collected during processing are:

For patients: for a request to book an appointment, your title, first and last name, patient identification number, telephone number, email address, date of birth, postal address, profession, type of insurance, source, name of the general practitioner, the reason for the appointment with the practitioner.

For donors: title, first and last name, email address, postal address, donation reference, amount and bank details, and if applicable, nature of the donation and bank details.

For candidates: your first and last name, postal address, email address, telephone number, the position sought, the type of contract desired, your curriculum vitae, a cover letter, the captcha and a customisable message.

For contact requests: title, your first and last name, email and your customisable message.

For students and healthcare professionals: your first and last name, email address, profession, speciality, institution, institution town, department and a customisable message.

Some of the personal data collected are essential to achieve the above purposes and provide the requested services most optimally. Optional data are collected to establish as much as possible a “tailor-made” service to best meet your needs on the website and consequently, establish a relationship of trust between you and us.


Your personal data are intended solely for the authorised services of the data controller. This includes the healthcare team, the authorised administrative services of the Antoine Lacassagne Center and the Mediterranean Institute of Proton Therapy within the limits of their missions, and the supervisory bodies or institution exercising a public service under the conditions provided for by the law.

Your personal data collected may also be communicated to our service providers who are subcontractors within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulations. The Antoine Lacassagne Center only works with subcontractors who offer a sufficient guarantee of the implementation of appropriate technical and organisational measures so that data processing meets the requirements of the applicable regulations and guarantees the protection of your rights.

Data transfers

The Antoine Lacassagne Center and the Mediterranean Institute of Proton Therapy may exchange personal data collected within them.

On the instructions of the data controller, the subcontractors are required to access the data collected to provide goods and services, and develop, manage and improve the website.

Personal data are not transferred to any country outside the European Union.

It should be specified that personal data may be transferred for the purposes of the institution, to exercise or defence of legal rights or for reasons of public interest to protect the safety of the website users and the public.

Commercial prospecting

You can choose to receive emails about news, events and other publications. You can then withdraw your consent by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link. The Antoine Lacassagne Center undertakes not to disclose your data to third parties without your authorisation.


The Antoine Lacassagne Center and the Mediterranean Institute of Proton Therapy provide security for the protection of personal data collected by implementing technical and organisational measures through physical and logical security means.

Retention period

For usage reasons, personal data are kept for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes described above.

However, the data controller may keep the personal data collected beyond the duration of the relationship if the data are useful for probative purposes in accordance with the legal limitation periods or meeting legal obligations incumbent on the data controller.

Data collected when booking an appointment online is kept for 20 years after the last visit for treatment.

As part of processing online donations, the retention period for your data is six (6) years from the date of your last donation made to the Antoine Lacassagne Center.

If processing is commercial prospecting, the retention period is three (3) years from the date of the last interaction between you and our services.

For recruitment, personal data collected are kept for the time necessary to process the application. If you are not selected, your personal data will be kept for two years from the date of the last contact between you and the Antoine Lacassagne Center.

This period allows us to re-evaluate your application for a position that suits your profile.

If you are hired, these data will be essential for managing your professional file and will be kept for a period not exceeding that necessary for the purposes for which they will be processed and within the applicable limitation periods.

Finally, under the applicable legal and regulatory provisions, the “cookie” data collected, subject to your consent, will be kept for a period of thirteen (13) months.

When the data is no longer necessary to meet the processing purpose or beyond the deadlines set out above, the personal data collected will be deleted or anonymised.

Individual rights

In general, you have several individual rights over your personal data, in particular, a right to access, rectification, erasure, a right to data portability, a right to limit processing, a right to oppose data processing and a right to digital death.

When processing is done on the legal basis of consent, you can withdraw it at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link.

If you have communicated personal data, the Antoine Lacassagne Center undertakes to notify you of any rectification, erasure or limitation to them (article 19 of the GDPR). We reserve the right not to exercise this obligation if this entails disproportionate formalities, costs and procedures.

You can exercise your rights by email at or by post at 33 Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice Cedex 2, for the attention of the Data Protection Officer Data, specifying your request, first and last name, email address and send a copy of your identity card to complete your request.

You can also lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in the Member State of your habitual residence or in the place where the violation is alleged to have been committed.

Cookies used

Cookies – connection indicators

Website users are informed that when accessing this site, information may be temporarily stored in the memory or on their hard drive to facilitate navigation on the website. Website users acknowledge having been informed of this practice and authorise the publisher to use it.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file deposited, subject to your choices, on your computer when visiting a website or consulting an advertisement. It is designed to collect information about how you use the Internet to provide services adapted to your computer, mobile phone or tablet.

Cookies are managed by your Internet browser and only the issuer of a cookie can read or modify the information contained therein.

What are the cookies issued by our website used for?

Cookies used on our website are to identify the services and items that users have visited, and, more generally, their behaviour whilst browsing the site. This information is useful to facilitate browsing on our website by adapting the presentation of our website to the display preferences of your terminal (language used, display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits, depending on how your terminal views or reads hardware and software, and by implementing security measures.

Cookies are also necessary for the proper functioning of certain services or to quantify their viewers.

You may choose to disable these cookies at any time. You can also set your browser so it notifies you when cookies are about to be stored on your computer and asks you whether you want to accept them or not.

You can accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis or refuse them systematically. You are reminded that the settings you choose may affect the way you can access our content and services that require the use of cookies.

If your browser is configured to refuse all cookies, you will not be able to enjoy some of our services. To manage cookies to suit your expectations, you should configure your browser based on the purpose of the cookies.

To manage cookies and your choices, each browser configuration is different. Your browser’s help menu will describe how to change your options with respect to cookies.

The cookies on the Antoine Lacassagne Center and the Mediterranean Institute of Proton Therapy websites can be grouped into two families: Operation, which is the highest level of deactivation and it only keeps cookies that guarantee the functioning of the site and allow its optimisation; Social and Web analytics: social cookies are used to interact with the social modules on the website.

How to deactivate cookies of the family types listed above online

Operation: these cookies cannot be disabled as this would prevent the website from functioning properly.

Social and Web analytics: this intermediate level of deactivation keeps social cookies and Web analytics cookies. The Antoine Lacassagne Center uses Google Analytics. To block the use of data by Google Analytics, go to

Web analytic cookies allow us to obtain anonymous traffic statistics of our website to optimise it and detect any malfunctions.

Data breach notification

If a security incident occurs, the data controller undertakes to notify you, as soon as possible, of the breach of your personal data (article 34 of the GDPR).


You can ask us to assert your rights by email at or by post at 33 Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice Cedex 2, for the attention of the Data Protection Officer, and send a copy of your identity card to complete your request.

Update of the data protection policy

The data controller can update the data protection policy at any time in consideration of the evolution of the legal and regulatory provisions for which it is responsible.

A notification of the date of the last update will appear below.
Last update 29 April 2021