In force as from 27/02/2023
All updated versions of the Policy will be posted on the Site. As such, we advise that you read it regularly.
Processing purposes and nature of Personal Data processed
1.1. We collect and process Personal Data which you provide to us voluntarily to access and use the Software, to file requests to our teams (demos, free trials, partnership requests, mentorship and others) or to access our online resources.
We further collect and process data about users’ preferences and traffic on our sites (such as IP addresses of visitors on our Site)
Ultimately, we also receive your data from our partners who retrieve them from you directly or from public sources, as well as from our Clients who want to mentor your subscription to a Plan.
More specifically, we process your Data to:
create accounts on our websites (Sellsy Account, Trial Account, Accounts on our training platform or Sellsy Academy) to access our Software and use our services;
- provision our various websites (the Site, Sellsy Academy, our training platform), and their multiple features;
- manage our marketing operations (contests, event organisation, etc,);
- manage mentorships;
- upload our resources online;
- manage and monitor sales relations (subscriptions, orders, payments, claims and User support);
- Improve our sales services. In this respect, we may need to record your telephone communications with our sales teams;
- monitor customer satisfaction (surveys, monitoring customer reviews);
- manage technological and business partnerships;
- manage customer prospecting and requests for information (sending sales and marketing offers, newsletters, white papers, requests for online demonstrations, request for quotations, etc.);
- improve our services, by placing cookies on users' devices;
- manage the security of our sites and that of the Software, as well as their enhancements, by means of tests;
- manage requests from Users to exercise the various rights concerning their Personal Data: rights of access, rectify, delete, , oppose, limit the processing of data and right to data portability;
- manage litigations and disputes.
To open an Account, you must provide us with at least the following Personal Data, to be able to use the Software:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your telephone number
You may complete your profile with other personal information (home address, other telephone number, date of birth, photo, name of your customers or prospects, etc.).
We will never collect or process Sensitive Personal Data, as understood by the law, for example, relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or health, etc.
1.2. We collect information on the basis of the contractual relationship binding you and our company: history, subscriptions, billing and payment information, requests and incidents reported to the support service…
1.3. We further collect your personal data during telephone communications which may be recorded for purposes of improving our service.
1.4. We collect Personal Data during your visits on our Site (go.sellsy.com) or during utilisation of our Software. Such data include the date, time and duration of your visit on the Site, your navigation path, your operating system, etc. This information is collected via (or through) some cookies automatically placed on your device, or other cookies, after obtaining prior authorisation from you.
A cookie is a short text file sent by the website which the User consults in their browser or on their device. Cookies are destined to enable the Site function properly, to facilitate navigation (save technical preferences, past activity), to improve the use of the site and the service, as well as for better understanding of Users’ experience.
Cookies have a maximum lifespan of 13 months.
II. Lawfulness of processing
We use your Personal Data exclusively in the circumstances provided for by the regulations in force. Such circumstances include:
the performance of contractual services relating to your use of the Software Sellsy, or other pre-contractual operations;
- compliance with a legal obligation;
- your authorisation as regards the processing of your data (for cookies): You have the right to withdraw your consent without prejudice to the lawfulness of the initial processing of your data which was based on the consent given prior to said withdrawal;
- Our legitimate interest in conducting customer prospecting or promotional activities for us or our subsidiaries (information on our products and services, promotions or events organised within SELLSY group).
III. Personal Data Processing
SELLSY collects and processes your Personal Data fairly and lawfully, in compliance with the principles of the European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (GDPR).
SELLSY has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO or Data Protection Delegate) responsible for the continuous monitoring of SELLSY's compliance with rules and principles of the GDPR. The DPO can be reached at [email protected].
The DPO is tasked with the following:
- provide information and advise the Data Controller with regard to implementation of the GDPR in the company;
- raise awareness of SELLSY employees on Users' Personal Data protection;
- provide assistance to them during the execution of data processing;
reply to requests relating to the exercise of your rights, in accordance with Article VIII.
IV. Storage of your Personal Data
SELLSY deploys its best efforts to avoid loss, misappropriation, intrusion, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of the Personal Data that you communicate to us.
- Data are stored on our servers, hosted in the infrastructure of CLARANET France. The security control or our servers and the updating of our Operating Software are carried out in real-time.
- All your information shared with us are encrypted [TLS protocol V1.3].
- SELLSY employees are bound by an obligation of confidentiality and non-disclosure. All our staff have signed a specific undertaking relating to the protection of Personal Data.
- Access to your Data is regulated by a stringent access control policy restricted to personnel with necessary security clearance, under conditions set out herein.
- Whenever we use service providers to process Personal Data, we undertake prior verifications to ensure that these service providers ascertain an equivalent level of security protection.
For more information, see our Security FAQ, available here.
SELLSY stores your Personal Data in compliance with the legal and regulatory provisions below:
we store information relating to Customer account management, orders, invoicing, payments for a duration of 10 years after termination of the contract or the last contact initiated by the inactive Customer.
we store information relating to the constitution and management of customer prospecting files for a duration of 3 years following the last contact initiated by the prospect.
we store inactive Customers’ Data for purpose of sending sales and marketing offers, for a duration of 3 years after expiration of the business relationship.
we store recordings of telephone communications between you and our sales teams for a period of six (6) months.
For a duration of one (1) year, we are held to store your Personal Data below resulting from the creation, modification or deletion of User Content:
- login credentials;
- Credentials attributed by the Device;
- Protocol types;
- Type of transaction
- Date and time of transaction
- Credentials used by the author of the transaction.
We will delete your Personal Data in a safe manner, as soon as their retention is no longer justified for purposes of Customer account management, legal obligation, business requirements, assertion, exercise or defence of our legal rights, or upon request from you, by virtue of exercising one of your rights (Article VIII).
4.3. Account deletion
You may further request the deletion of your account in pursuance of the GCS. Your Personal Data will then be deleted under the conditions stipulated in Article 4.2. above.
V. Recipientsof your Personal Data
5.1. Access to your Personal Data by SELLSY group staff
Subject to the purposes listed out in Article I, SELLSY group’s customer support, administrative, accounting, legal, technical, marketing & sales teams may access your Personal Data.
Access to your data is restricted by individual security clearance authorisations, as specified in Article 4.1.
5.2. Data communication to third parties
SELLSY may subcontract the following services in particular:
- Sending of post mails or emails
- Customer relations management
- Technical developments
In accordance with Article 28 of the GDPR, access to your Personal Data by our subcontractors is provided for and regulated by a contract. This contract binding us to our subcontractors outlines the various regulatory obligations of Personal Data Protection binding on them.
In addition, SELLSY may communicate Personal Data to third parties (for example to business partners), in compliance with its regulatory obligations.
5.3. Restrictions on the use of your Data for Gmail account holders
The login application accesses your Gmail User data to perform the following actions only: read, write, modify, or control Gmail messages content (including attachments) and metadata, in order to provide a mail client allowing users to write, send, read, and process emails;
- The login application never communicates these Gmail data to third parties unless such communication is required to provision and improve the features of the login application, to comply with applicable laws, or as part of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets;
- The login application does not use this Gmail data to serve advertisements;
- The application does not permit any human to read this data, unless you expressly grant us such authorisation for certain specific emails, for security reasons (investigations into misuse), to comply with applicable regulations, or for an internal intervention on the application provided data has been previously aggregated and made anonymous.
Sellsy's use and communication of information received from Google accounts to any other application is done in accordance with Google's API Services User Data Policy, including Limited Use requirements.
VI. Transfer of Personal Data outside the European Union
We host your Personal Data in the European Union (Article 4.1).
However, we are required to transfer some Personal Data to our subcontractors located outside the European Union. In this case, we start by ensuring that appropriate securities are ascertained to frame any transfer of Personal Data (such as the Standard Contractual Clauses of the European Commission with additional security guarantees), in accordance with the GDPR and recommendations of the European Data Protection Supervisor.
We may be compelled to disclose your Personal Data to a third party if required by law, a regulation, or court order, or if such disclosure is necessary for the purposes of an investigation, an injunction or legal proceedings started by a national authority within the country or abroad.
VII. Communications from SELLSY
7.1. We may send you emails at the email address linked to your Account for purposes of business relationship, including, technical or security reasons, administrative motives relating to your Subscription in the Software, your participation in events, or to keep you posted on updates in the services we offer.
7.2. We may also send you SMS or emails with promotional and marketing offers. You have the possibility to unsubscribe to these emails and SMS, as provided for in the conditions stipulated in Article VIII. Should you unsubscribe from these communications, you will nevertheless continue to receive the communications listed in section 7.1.
VIII. Exercise of User’s rights
In accordance with the French law "Informatique et Libertés" and the European Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 (RGPD), in force on 25 May 2018, you are entitled to the following rights on Personal Data processing:
- Rights of access and rectification
- Right to object
- Right to deletion
- The right to portability
- Right to restriction of processing
- modify your Personal Data directly from your SELLSY Account, if you have one,
- manage receipt of promotional communications (unrelated to a transaction) simply by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of emails sent by SELLSY,
- manage receipt of SMS by sending a “STOP” text message or via the unsubscribe link provided for this purpose if applicable
Object the recording of our telephone communications by indicating this to our agent or by asking us to delete the recording, by email sent to the address: [email protected].
You may exercise your rights by emailing us via the following email address: SELLSY – 50 avenue du Lazaret 17000 LA ROCHELLE, or by writing directly to our DPO at [email protected].
All requests must be motivated and accompanied by a copy of a valid identity document.
You have the possibility to file a complaint to the French Supervisory Authority ( Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés- CNIL), at the following address:
CNIL – Services des plaintes, 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 Paris Cedex 07 - telephone : 01 53 73 22 22.
SELLSY – [email protected]
Port des Minimes – 50 avenue du Lazaret – 17000 La Rochelle – France
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au capital de 41 638€ – N°TVA intracommunautaire : FR 10 509 961 074