Cookie policy


In order to provide you with the services featured on its website, the Association Française du Festival International du Film (hereinafter "Festival de Cannes") collects personal data about you when you browse its site.

This privacy policy applies to the website and to the pages that it comprises. The websites of third-party organisations that you (the user) can access via links provided on our pages are excluded from this policy. For more information on how your data is processed and the security of data processing carried out by these third-party sites, please refer to their privacy policies.


Personal data is information that makes it possible to identify a natural person, directly or indirectly.

We collect this information via cookies while you are browsing, when you subscribe to our newsletter or when you contact us via our site.


We use cookies – small automatically generated files – on this site in order to optimise your visits to our website, and also for statistical purposes.

We keep the information generated by these cookies for various periods of time, for no longer than 13 months.


Name of cookie Description of cookie Retention periods
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz Used by Google Analytics Software: monitors traffic and highlights the problems that people browsing our website may face. < 13 months
datr, locale, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, wd These cookies are used to share content on Facebook and identification via Facebook Connect. < 13 months
HSID, GEUP, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, LOGIN_INFO, SID, PREF, NID These cookies are used to share content on Facebook and identification via Facebook Connect. < 13 months
comply_cookie This cookie is used for the acceptance of the pop-ins associated with certain cookies when a user browses the site for the first time.> < 13 months


You can block some cookies as soon as you visit our site, with the exception of those cookies that are necessary in order to access the site.

If you have enabled cookies and would like to disable them at a later stage, reactivate the cookies banner by clicking here and select "no".


While browsing our site, you can subscribe to our newsletter by entering your e-mail address.

Your email address will not be used for any purposes other than to send you our newsletter. We keep this data as long as you do not unsubscribe.

If you wish to unsubscribe, there is an "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each newsletter you receive.


A contact form is available on some pages of our site to enable to you ask us a question directly.

When you make contact with us, we collect the following information:

  • The purpose of your message;
  • Your surname/first name or username, depending on the information you choose to provide;
  • Your email address;
  • The subject of your message;
  • The content of your message.

This information is only shared with the services concerned by the purpose for your message (which you choose from a drop-down list) and is stored for a period of 5 years in accordance with French law.


We do not share the data collected when you subscribe to our newsletter, or fill out a contact form, with any third parties.

The information collected by the Festival de Cannes via cookies while you browse the site is held exclusively by the Festival de Cannes and Google, in its capacity as service provider; it is not shared with any other organisations.

We do not sell or lease your personal data to any third parties.

Within the context of legal proceedings or investigations, we may nevertheless be required to transmit your personal data to another party at the request of judicial or supervisory authorities, in accordance with applicable legislation and always in compliance with the legal framework set by French law or existing international agreements.


The Festival de Cannes implements “technical” and “organisational” measures in order to ensure the security of your data.

In particular, your data is only accessible to those people who have a legitimate interest in accessing it (for example, within the framework of their work) and have signed a confidentiality clause.


In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation No. 2016/679 and the amended French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, you possess multiple rights with regards to your personal data: the right of access, the right of modification, the right of deletion, the right to data portability, the right to restrict processing, the right to object to processing, as well as the right to define guidelines for the processing, storage and destruction or transfer of your data after your death.

You can exercise these rights by sending your request, along with proof of identification, to the following address . We will endeavour to respond to your request within a period of time that complies with the legal requirements in force.

In the event that you are provided with an unsatisfactory response from us, you can lodge a complaint with the Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés (CNIL).


Please read the PRIVACY POLICY of the "My Account" portal.


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