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The LIG is very attentive and vigilant regarding personal data protection (DCP) issues. Univ. Grenoble Alpes has also appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for ensuring that labs such as LIG comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

These data are as follows:

We collect information the user shared with ad platforms such as Facebook, as well as information that platform such as Facebook inferred about the user based on his actions. We collect this information from Ad Preferences Pages such as and the user’s Facebook timeline..
Specifically: Ads, their explanations, posts and the attributes appearing in the Ad Preferences Pages that we collect, might reveal information relating to a user’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, criminal convictions, sex life or sexual orientation, or certain types of genetic or biometric data that is known as ‘special category’ data. This data is inferred by Facebook and similar platforms and it might not be accurate. In addition our surveys ask participants for their socio-economic profile and personality traits.

These data will be processed in the following manner:

The data collected will be stored on a dedicated secured server and provided to academic researchers upon justified request, who will be granted an access to the files via an authentication process (login/password) once their request is validated.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, please find below some information about this data collection: If you agree with this privacy policy by ticking the box below, your consent and its date will be stored for fifteen (15) years on our servers.
We might use the data we collect about the user to target the user with our ads. We perform these experiments to audit how ad platforms work and how to build better transparency mechanisms.


Surname: Goga
First name: Oana
Title: Charge de recherche CNRS
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