Use of personal data collected

The website is owned by SCALING SMART SASU, SCALING SMART DMCC and SARL SCALING SMART DZ who are the controllers of your personal data.

We have adopted this privacy policy, which sets out how we handle information collected by, which also provides the reasons why we need to collect certain personal data about you. Therefore, you should read this privacy policy before using the website.

We take care of your personal data and are committed to ensuring its confidentiality and security.

Where do we store your personal data?

Your personal data is stored on our website hosted in the Netherlands and/or in our database hosted in France (Paris) and Germany (Frankfurt).


When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and your browser’s user agent are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to verify your use of the service. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here: After your comment is validated, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.


If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images that contain EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Visitors to your website can download and extract location data from these images.

Contact forms

We may collect and process some or all of the data you provide to us by filling in contact forms, uploading content online, registering for our internal and external events or sending us correspondence.

We provide you with two types of forms on our site to contact us:

  • A free consultation request form: intended for our customers, prospects, partners or any other type of person wishing to contact us to ask to be contacted for the organization of a commercial meeting. The information we collect for this form is:
    • Mandatory: last name, first name, professional or personal telephone number, professional e-mail address, company name, subject of the request.
    • Optional: Professional function.
  • A contact form: intended for any person wishing to contact us for any reason (application, request for information, etc.). The information we collect for this form is :
    • Mandatory: last name, first name, professional or personal e-mail address, subject of the request.
    • Optional: attachments (CV, cover letter, etc.)

You are under no obligation to provide this data. However, we will not be able to respond to your request without providing this data.


When you visit, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, your IP address, your time zone and some of the cookies installed on your device. In addition, as you browse the site, we collect information about the web pages or sections you visit, our website or search terms that referred you to the site and how you interact with the site. We refer to this automatically collected information as “device information”. In order to measure the audience and to establish statistics on the use of our website, we use the “Google Analytics” cookie (_ga,_gid).

If you leave a comment on our site, you will be asked to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to record your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, the lifetime of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted. By editing or publishing a publication, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal information. It simply indicates the ID of the publication you just edited. It expires after one day.Internet browsers are usually set to accept cookies by default, but you can easily change this by modifying your browser settings.

You can choose to deactivate these cookies at any time. Your browser can also be set to notify you when cookies are placed on your computer and to ask you to accept them or not. You can accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis or you can reject them systematically once and for all.

We remind you that the settings of your browser are likely to modify your conditions of access to our services requiring the use of cookies.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Embedded content from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were on that other site.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, and track your interactions with these embedded contents if you have an account with their website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that may collect personal information.

Therefore, the content made available on this site is provided for information purposes only. The existence of a link from this site to another site does not constitute a validation of this site or its content. It is up to the Internet user to use this information with discernment and critical thinking. SCALING SMART cannot be held responsible for the information, opinions and recommendations formulated by third parties.

Statistics and audience measurement

In order to measure the audience and to establish statistics on the frequentation of our website, we use the cookie “Google Analytics” (_ga, _gid).

Use and transmission of your personal data

Our top priority is the security of user data and, as such, we may only process minimal user data to the extent that is absolutely necessary to maintain the website. Automatically collected information is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and to compile statistical information about the use of the website. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated to identify a particular user of the system.

You can visit the website without telling us who you are or revealing any information by which anyone could identify you as a specific, identifiable individual. However, if you wish to use certain features of the website, or if you wish to receive our newsletter or provide other details by filling in a form, you may provide us with personal data, such as your email, first name, last name, organisation, telephone number. You may choose not to provide us with your personal data, but then you may not be able to take advantage of certain features of the website. For example, you will not be able to receive our newsletter or contact us directly from the website. Users who do not know what information is required are invited to contact us via

Subject to what is indicated in our personal data protection policy and if we have previously obtained your consent, we may communicate your personal data to service providers located in Europe (for example, a partner responsible for the marketing part, a partner wishing to invite you to an event organised by us…), our partners likely to be interested in you.
Visitor comments can be checked with an automated comment detection service.

Please note that we strictly require our service providers to use your personal data only to administer the services we ask them to perform or provide to us. We also require these service providers to always act in accordance with applicable data protection laws and to pay particular attention to the confidentiality of such data.

How long your data is stored

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be automatically recognized and approved instead of being left in the moderation queue.

For users who register on our site (if possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of their username). The site managers can also view and modify this information. We keep the other personal data we collect for a maximum of 3 years.

The rights you have over your data

If you have an account or have left comments on the site, you may request to receive a file containing all the personal data we hold about you, including that which you have provided to us. You may also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.

If you are a European resident, you have the following rights related to your personal data:

  • The right to be informed.
  • The right of access.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to erasure.
  • The right to restrict processing.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to object.
  • Rights relating to automated decision making and profiling.

If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us using the details below.

How we protect your data

We secure the information you provide at reputable hosting providers (Hostinger and Salesforce) and using computer servers in controlled and secure environments, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure of personal data in its control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or a wireless network can be guaranteed.

Legal Disclosure

We will disclose any information we collect, use or receive if required or permitted by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or respond to a government request.

Procedures implemented in the event of a data leak

Informing the User in the event of a security breach

We undertake to implement all appropriate technical and organisational measures in order to guarantee a level of security adapted to the risks of accidental, unauthorised or illegal access, disclosure, alteration, loss or destruction of personal data concerning you. In the event that we become aware of unlawful access to your personal data stored on our servers or those of our service providers, or of unauthorised access resulting in the risks identified above, we undertake to :

  • Notify you of the incident as soon as possible;
  • Examine the causes of the incident and inform you;
  • To take reasonable steps to mitigate any adverse effects and damages that may result from such incident.

Limitation of Liability Under

No circumstances shall the undertakings set out in the above point relating to notification in the event of a security breach be construed as an admission of any fault or liability for the occurrence of the incident in question.

Automated marketing and/or profiling operations using personal data

We can send you commercial or marketing content according to the information you provide (Company, sector of activity, function, etc.) in the form of newsletters, personalized emails or telephone calls.

Deleting the account

Deletion of Account on Request

L’Utilisateur a la possibilité de supprimer son Compte à tout moment, par simple demande à l’Éditeur OU par le menu de suppression de Compte présent dans les paramètres du Comptelecas échéant.

Suppression du compte en cas de violation de la Politique de Confidentialité

User may delete his or her Account at any time by simply requesting the Publisher to do so OR by using the Account deletion menu in the Account settings, if applicable.

Account Deletion for Violation of Privacy Policy

If you violate any provision(s) of the Privacy Policy or any other document incorporated herein by reference, the Publisher reserves the right to terminate or restrict your use of and access to the services, your account, and all of the Sites in its sole discretion without prior notice.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

In the event of a change to this Privacy Policy, we undertake not to ower the level of confidentiality substantially without first informing the persons concerned.
We undertake to inform you in the event of substantial modification of this Privacy Policy, and not to lower the level of confidentiality of your data in a substantial manner without informing you and obtaining your consent.

Contact information

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this policy or if you would like to contact us with any questions about your individual rights and your personal information, you can send an email to or a letter to one of the following addresses :

Scaling Smart, 43 Rue Jules Ferry, 92400 Courbevoie, France

SCALING SMART DMCC – Unit No: 957, DMCC Business Center, Level No 1, Jewellery & Gemplex 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

19 Rue Cirta, Ilot 034, Section 027, Local No 02, Hydra, Algiers, Algeria