Personal Data Protection & Cookie Policy

Welcome to the website (the « website »). By connecting to or browsing the website, you agree that you have read, understood and accepted, without limitation or reservation, the Personal data and cookies charter (the “charter”) and our terms and conditions of use. Please note that other terms and conditions and Personal data and cookies charter apply to other Total Group websites, and we recommend that you read them carefully.

The charter aims to inform you of the rights and freedoms that you can exercise in respect of our use of your personal data and describes the measures that we take to protect these data.

La Fondation d’entreprise Total is the “data controller” with responsibility for processing the personal data used to manage the website. These processing operations are carried out in accordance with the applicable law.

1. Purpose of processing, legal basis, the period of storage
and types of data collected

When you visit the website, you may need to provide us with a number of items of personal data, such as your first name, surname, title, mail address, subject area and level taught, student’s age and the Institution’s name, in order to use the services available. In particular, we can collect some of your personal data for the purposes of external communication, answering your request for information and learn to better understand your expectations, creating and managing your teacher’s account, as well as to send you a newsletter. In our online forms, the mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk. If you do not provide answers to the mandatory questions, we will not be able to provide you with the service(s) requested.

This processing on your data is based on our legitimate interest to answer your request for information and to send you a newsletter, andis based on your consent to the creation and the management of your teacher’s account.

Your personal data will not be processed subsequently in a way that is incompatible with the purposes described above or below the collection forms. Your data relating to the contact form are kept for no longer than three (3) years and the data relating to the management of your account are kept for no longer than five (5) years from your last contact with us. 


2. Recipients of data

Your personal data may be communicated to one or more of the data controller's departments or to Total Group companies and one or more partners, independent distributors or subcontractor.

If you leave a comment intended to be posted online, we may be required to publish some of your personal data on the website. Given the characteristics of the internet, namely the unrestrictrd capture of published data and the fact that it is difficult, or even impossible, to control how third parties can use these data, we hereby inform you that you can object to this publication by contacting us as explained in article 5 below.


3. Data security and confidentiality 

The data controller takes appropriate steps to preserve the security and confidentiality of your personal data, including to prevent them from being distorted, damaged or disclosed to unauthorized third parties.

4. Cookie management 

4.1. Principle

A cookie is a file which enables a website to save information relating to your computer’s browsing of the website, to make your visits to the website smoother.

You can at any time delete the cookies stored on your computer, object to the storage of new cookies and receive a notification before new cookies are stored by changing your browser settings using the instructions below (“Types of cookies, cookies and statistics, and settings”). 

Please note that if you remove a cookie or object to the storage of cookies on your device, you may not be able to use some of the website's services. 

4.2. Types of cookies, cookies and statistics, and settings.

The cookies that may be stored on your server when you browse the website are cookies which are intended solely to enable or facilitate electronic communication or which are strictly necessary to provide the service you are requesting (language cookies, login cookies, etc.), or statistics cookies or other cookies in accordance with the conditions below.

When cookies require your production sharing contract (or agreement)Oil contract under which the oil that is produced is shared between the state and the oil company... before they can be saved, we ask you for this agreement via the “find out more” link displayed on the first page of the website that you land on, in which it is made clear that by continuing to browse the website you accept these cookies.

4.2.1. Which cookies are stored?


- Cookies issued by the data controller

Cookie : Site (has_js)

Description Contains information about the browser session and allows visitors to log into the website
How do you object? see article 4.2.2
Period Removed when the browser is closed

Cookie : Site (cookie_agreed)

Description Remembers a visitor's choice regarding cookies
How do you object? see article 4.2.2
Period 13 months

- Cookies issued by third parties

Publisher of the cookie: Score Card Research Beacon

Description Allows Share this to see how many visitors come to the site
How do you object? or see article 4.2.2
Period 2 years

Publisher of the cookie: ShareThis

Description Allows sharing on Miscellaneous Social platforms
How do you object? click on the “Opt Out” button for advertising cookies or see article 4.2.2
Period __unam (9 months)
__stdlxmap (7 jours)
__stgmap (7 jours)
__stid (24 heures)
__uset (24 heures)
STPC (24 heures)

Publisher of the cookie: METRIXLAB

Description Allows and records the opening of the satisfaction form about the site
How do you object? Please contact [email protected] or see article 4.2.2
Period 7 months

Publisher of the cookie: FASTFONT

Description Allows to improve the display of contents
How do you object? see article 4.2.2
Period Removed when the browser is closed

Publisher of the cookie: TWITTER

Description Records ID’s for sharing on twitter
How do you object? Through your profile, go to your Security Settings page and uncheck the box under the promoted content section or see article 4.2.2
Period 18 months

Publisher of the cookie: FACEBOOK

Description Records ID’s for sharing on facebook
How do you object? scroll down to the "Choice" heading, click the last "click here" link in the paragraph, and fill in your information or see article 4.2.2
Period 2 years

- Statistics cookies

Publisher of the cookie: AT INTERNET

Description Allows to see how many visitors come to the site and how often
How do you object? or see article 4.2.2
Period idrxvr(7 months)
tmst (7 months)


Statistics cookies are used[1]  to measure the number of visits, the number of pages viewed, users’ activity on the website and how often they return. The used statistics tool, Analyzer, generates a cookie with a unique identifier, which is stored for no longer than thirteen (13) months. Your IP address is also collected in order to determine the town/city from which you are accessing the website. Your IP address is immediately anonymized after use so that you cannot be identified as a natural person. The statistical data on website visits are collected by the provider AT Internet and subsequently transferred to the data controller in an aggregated and anonymized form in a web interface to which it alone has access. The data collected are not transferred to third parties or used for other purposes. You can block these cookies at any time by opting out as described above by clicking the link


4.2.2. How do you delete cookies, receive notification of their storage or change your browser settings?

How do you delete cookies already stored on your computer?

- On your workstation:

- On the C:\ drive select the Windows folder;

- Open the “Temporary Internet Files” folder;

- Select all files (CTRL A);

- Choose the “delete” option.


How do you change browser settings to reject or be informed of the storage of cookies?

- In the Internet Explorer 5 (Microsoft) browser: Select “Tools”, and then “Internet Options”. Click on the “Security” tab, then “Custom level” and scroll down to the “cookies” section. Next to “Allow cookies that are stored on your computer” select “Ask” to be notified or “Disable” to decline all cookies;

- In the Internet Explorer 6, 7 or 8 (Microsoft) browser: Select “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, then the level you wish to apply;

- In the Firefox browser: Click on “Tools” and select “Options”. In the “Privacy and security” tab, untick the box “Accept cookies from websites”;

- In the Chrome (Google) browser: Click “Customize and control Google Chrome” and select “Settings”. Under “Privacy and security”, click on “Content settings” and enable “Block third-party cookies” ;

- In the Safari browser: Select “Preferences” then “Privacy” and select one of the following options regarding “Cookies and website data”: “Always block”, “Allow from current website only”, “Allow from websites I visit”.


5. Your rights /Contact

In accordance with current regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, delete and object to the use of your personal data. You can ask for your personal data to be sent to you and you have the right to give instructions for the use of your personal data after your death.  You can also ask for restriction of the data processing, or of data portability and/or lodge a complaint with the authority responsible for compliance with personal data protection obligations. 

You can exercise your rights and ask us about the processing of your personal data by contacting via our contact form or by postal mail to the following adress: 

La Fondation d’entreprise Total
Tour Coupole
2, place Jean Millier
92078 – Paris La Défense Cedex



[1] This information is mandatory under French law and must be adapted if the law is applicable