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Publisher of the website
Business name : Samaritaine
Société anonyme au capital  426 571,50 eurosLimited company with capital of €426,571.50

Headquarters: 19, Rue de la Monnaie, 75001 Paris, France
RCS Paris 775 656 309.

Publication Director : Jean-Jacques Guiony

Site Host

RCS Roubaix – Tourcoing 424,761,419,00045
APE Code 6202A
SAS with capital of €10,000,000

VAT number: FR 22 424 761 419

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The rule of law, applicable to content and data transmission on and pertaining to the site, is determined by French law.

Any dispute, unable to be resolved by amicable agreement, will be determined solely by the French courts of the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Paris.

Access to the Site

The website is accessible free of charge to any User with access to the Internet. All costs related to access to the site, whether hardware, software or Internet access, are exclusively the responsibility of the User. The User is solely responsible for the proper functioning of his/her computer equipment, together with his/her access to the Internet.

The Publisher reserves the right to refuse access to the site, unilaterally and without prior notice, to any User who does not comply with these terms of use.

The Publisher will use all reasonable means at his disposal to ensure proper access to the site, but is under no obligation to do so.

The Publisher will not be held responsible for any malfunction of the network, servers or any other event beyond reasonable control preventing or limiting access to the site.

The Publisher reserves the right to limit, interrupt, temporarily suspend, terminate or modify without prior notice, access to all or part of the site or any function or part of it, at any time, with or without advance notice, for maintenance or for any other reason, with no obligation or compensation.

Limits of liability

The Publisher will strive to ensure, to the best of his ability, the accuracy and updating of information on the site, and reserves the right to correct the content at any time and without prior notice. However, the Publisher cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision or totality of the information available.

In addition, the material provided on this site is for information purposes only, and does not constitute in any way advice or a recommendation of any nature whatsoever.

Any use of such information and data will be at the risk of the user.

The Publisher cannot be held responsible for the content or accuracy of all or part of the information displayed on its site, including any arrangement or investment decision based on such information.

The use of information and content available on the site is not the responsibility of the Publisher whatsoever. The User is solely responsible for the proper use of the information available on the site.

Therefore the Publisher rejects any and all responsibility for:
– any interruption or unavailability of the site
– the occurrence of bugs
– any inaccuracy or omission concerning information available on the site
– any damage resulting from a third party’s malicious intervention resulting in a modification of information on the site
– any direct and indirect damage, whatever the causes, origins, types or consequences thereof, including in particular any costs that may arise from the acquisition of property or data or any other loss of intangible assets that may arise from the access of anyone to the site, or the inability to access in good faith any information directly or indirectly from the latter.

In addition, the User agrees to indemnify the Publisher for any harmful consequences directly or indirectly related to the use made of the service.


The site may include hyperlinks to other websites or internet sources, external or internal, edited and/or managed by third parties.

Insofar as the Publisher cannot control these sites and external sources, the User acknowledges that the Publisher assumes no responsibility for the provision of these resources, and thus does not bear any responsibility for the content, advertisements, products, services or other material available on or from these external sites or sources.

In addition, the Publisher cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss, whether proven or alleged, as a result of, or in connection with, the use of, or the fact of, having trusted the content, goods or services available on these sites or external sources.

Accordingly, the User acknowledges that the Publisher assumes no responsibility for the provision of these resources, and will not be held responsible for their content and their conditions of access.

Such links do not constitute a recommendation or validation of the sites in question, or their content.

If the User discovers a link on the site with offensive content, he is required to promptly inform the Publisher.

Intellectual Property


The site, and any software used in connection with it, may contain confidential information protected by intellectual property rights or other laws in force.

Thus, unless otherwise stated, the intellectual property rights of documents posted on the site, and every element created for this site, are the exclusive property of the Publisher, who does not grant licenses or any other rights apart from consulting the site.

The reproduction of any documents published on the site is only authorised for the exclusive purpose of personal and private use. Reproduction or use of copies made for other purposes is expressly prohibited.

It is also forbidden to copy, modify, create a by-product, reverse engineer or assemble or in any other way attempt to find the source code (except in cases provided for by law), sell, assign, sub-contract or transfer in any way, any rights relating to the software.

Likewise, it is also forbidden to modify the software or to use modified versions of the software and in particular (without this listing being exhaustive) to obtain unauthorised access to the service, or to access the site by any other means, other than the interface provided by the Publisher for this purpose.

Distinguishing features

Any unauthorised reproduction of trademarks, logos and distinguishing features constitutes an infringement punishable by law. The offender is liable to civil and criminal penalties, including those in Articles L. 335.2 and L. 343.1 of the Intellectual Property Code.

Personal data

The guidelines below detail the Publisher’s policy regarding your personal data on the site.

The Publisher respects your concerns regarding the confidentiality of personal information and date you provide to us.

By providing us with such personal data, you consent to us using, reviewing and, where appropriate, disclosing it for purposes specifically related to your requests to receive our newsletters, press releases or for recruitment purposes. Therefore, you are encouraged to read this policy very carefully.

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data provided by you to this site.

1. General information

Through the website, the Publisher may be required to collect personal data in conjunction with requests for documents, newsletter subscriptions or access to press releases.

Any personal information that you are required to send to the Publisher for the use of certain services is subject to the provisions of the online freedom Law « Informatique et Libertés » No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978.

 2. Right of access, rectification, deletion and appeals

In accordance with the online freedom law « Informatique et Libertés » of January 6, 1978 (amended in 2004), you have the right to access, rectify or deleter your personal information, as well as the possibility to appeal, for legitimate reasons, the processing of these data, which you can exercise at any time by writing to the following address:

19 Rue de la Monnaie
75001 Paris
or by e-mail to:

Important: Please note that this address is exclusively dedicated to personal data management, and is not applicable for recruitment information or job applications.

 3. Management of personal data by our company
3.1. Purposes of data collection

Via its website, the company collects data about you for the following purposes:
– Management of your subscription to the newsletter and press releases, including registration and cancellation of subscriptions
– Sending documents related to orders placed on our site
– Transmission of information on the company and its activities and, with your agreement, advertising messages or market research.

– Management of job applications

The information requested to fulfil these purposes and required to respond to your requests (usually your name, first name, address and e-mail address), is indicated by an asterisk on the collection form. If you do not fill in these mandatory fields, we are unable to respond to your requests.

3.2. Data retention
Les données sont conservées pendant une durée qui n’excède pas la durée nécessaire aux finalités pour lesquelles elles ont été collectées :
–     Pour la gestion de votre abonnement à la newsletter et communiqués de presse, nous conservons les données aussi longtemps que votre abonnement est actif et nous engageons à supprimer toutes données dans un délai de 3 mois à compter de votre désinscription ;
–     Pour la gestion de votre inscription à nos offres d’emploi, nous nous engageons à supprimer l’ensemble de vos données dans un délai de 6 mois suivant la dernière mise à jour faite par le candidat ou par la Maison de notre Groupe concernée par l’offre ;
–     Pour les commandes de documents, nous ne conservons ces données que le temps de l’envoi de votre commande.

3.3 Data holder

The Publisher of GRANDS MAGASINS DE LA SAMARITAINE MAISON ERNEST COGNACQ S.A. is the recipient of the data.

However, when you apply for a job offer via the page …, you expressly acknowledge and agree that your personal data will be used by the Publisher to evaluate your application and to communicate with you as appropriate.

The Publisher has implemented security and confidentiality measures at Group level to ensure an adequate level of protection of your data.

In addition, you acknowledge and agree that, in order to manage your recruitment request, the Publisher may transmit your data to external recruitment firms. However the form utilised to collect your data stipulates your express and specific consent to transmit this data to recruitment agencies.

In any case, the Publisher only transmits your personal data to a third party if :

– You have given us your prior consent to share this information
– The Publisher must share this information with third parties to provide you with the service you request
– The Publisher is summoned by a judicial or other administrative authority to communicate the information

3.4 Data security and confidentiality

The Publisher has endeavoured to put in place all necessary precautions to preserve the confidentiality and security of the processing of personal data, and to prevent it from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or accessed by unauthorised third parties.

State-of-the-art technical and organisational security measures, including those relating to information systems, have been introduced.

As part of your job offer application, entering a personal password is mandatory and part of our privacy policy. However, the company does not control all the risks related to the operation of the Internet, and draws the attention of Internet users on the existence of possible risks inherent in its use and its operation.

4. Cookies

On accessing our website and in order to facilitate navigation, a cookie may be automatically installed and temporarily stored in the memory or on your hard drive. A cookie does not allow us to identify you, but is a means to record information about your navigation of the website (pages visited, dates and times spent browsing, etc) that can be referred to during your subsequent visits.

You can reject the registration of cookies by changing the settings of your Internet browser. However, this operation will delete all cookies used by the browser, including those of other websites, which may lead to the alteration or loss of certain settings or information. The removal of cookies may also possibly modify or render navigation of the website more difficult.

You can reject the registration of cookies by configuring your browser as follows:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and up:
1. Select « Tools », then « Internet Options »

  1. Click the « Privacy » (or « Confidentiality ») tab.
    3. Select the desired level using the cursor

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5:
1. Select « Tools », then « Internet Options »
2. Click on « Security »

  1. Select « Internet » and then « Custom Level »
    4. Select your preferred option in the « cookies » section

Netscape 6.X and 7. X:
1. Choose the « Edit »> « Preferences » menu
2. Select “Confidentiality and Security”
3. Select “Cookies”

1. Select the « Tools »> « Options » menu.
2. Click on the « Privacy » option

 Safari 3.x for Mac OS X:

1. Select « Editions »
2. Click on the « Preferences » option.
3. Click on the « Security » option
4. Click on « Show Cookies ». 5. Modification de notre Charte Données Personnelles

5. Modification of our Personal Data Guidelines

If the Publisher amends the Personal Data Guidelines, we will ensure that you are informed of these changes either by a special notice on the site, or a personalised message for newsletter subscriptions.


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19, rue de la Monnaie
75001 Paris
Tél. : 33 (0)1 56 81 28 40
Fax : 33 (0)1 56 81 28 49

We invite you to consult the FAQs section for answers to the most frequently asked questions.