Privacy

The Lycée complies with all applicable data privacy laws and regulations and implements recognized best practices to protect the personal information we have in our care. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) offers a strong privacy framework that we provide to all our website users, students, parents, employees, alumni and donors, regardless of their geographical location.

Jérémie Bourdon, Chief Information and Data Officer


Transparency and good governance in our data management practices is of paramount importance to us. 

We implement our privacy policy according to best practice across U.S. independent schools and with EU standards by design and by default.

Lycée's Privacy Notices

We encourage you to read our Privacy policy below from time to time, as the Lycée can modify them at any time with its sole discretion. With respect to any major change in our Privacy policy that would lead to a change in  type or use of personal information related to a Lycée student, we will provide advanced notice, and, if required by law, we will obtain prior consent from a parent or legal guardian. 
 

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  • GDPR Privacy Policy for Website Users

    This Policy describes how your Personal Data may be processed by the Lycée Français de New York (“Lycée,” “We,” and “Us”) as you access and use our website and what your rights are with respect to your Personal Data. please review it carefully.
     
    This Policy is being provided to you in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, or the “GDPR”). Generally, the GDPR will apply only to Personal Data you provide to Us while you are in the European Union.
     
    If you engage with the Lycée for another purpose (e.g. as a prospective or current student, as a previous student, as a faculty member or employee, alumnus, or as a visitor to our campus), there are other privacy notices on our website that explain how we may collect, use, or share your Personal Data – please consult the other applicable privacy notices on our website for more information.

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  • Lycée Privacy Policy for for Students/Parents/Legal Guardians

    The Lycée Français de New York upholds high privacy principles in its relationship with its constituents ("you", "user"). The Lycée and its selected third-party information system providers and vendors ("Lycée", "we", "us"), collect, generate, store, access and sometimes share information that pertains to our educational, co-educational programs and business operations.

    This Notice explains the type of information and data we collect or we generate, manually or automatically, and with whom we may share it. It also demonstrates the Lycée's commitment to information security by describing the measures we take to ensure the integrity of the data in our care.

    This Notice also describes the extent of your rights regarding personal information handled by us. We tell you how you can contact us to get answers to questions you may have about our privacy policy and practices.
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  • GDPR Privacy Notice for Students/Parents/Legal Guardians

    This Notice describes how your personal data may be processed by the Lycée Français de New York (“Lycée”) and what your rights are with respect to your personal data. please review it carefully. for purposes of this notice, the terms “You” and “Your” refer to you and/or your child, as applicable depending on the context.
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  • GDPR Consent Policy

    This Consent Policy describes the practices of Lycée Francais De New York (“Lycée”) that apply to the collection, use, storage, disclosure and erasure of personal information associated with activities covered by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) relating to students, alumni, applicants, employees, and donors.
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The Lycée’s Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation

Lycée Français De New York (“Lycée”) is committed to complying with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) as it applies to the faculty, staff, students, parents, prospective students, alumni and donors who reside in the European Union (“EU”) or are citizens of the EU (“Covered Individuals”). The GDPR establishes specific requirements for how the Lycée will handle the personal data of individuals who are Covered Individuals. “Personal Data” protected by the GDPR includes all financial, medical, and personal information and data that identifies an individual, including address, personal characteristics such as age, gender, nationality, social security number, and your ISP address.

List of 5 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. What is the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) ?

    The GDPR is a regulation adopted by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals in the European Union (the “EU”), including, but not limited to, EU citizens and EU residents. The GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018.

    In accordance with the GDPR, we have: (1) further strengthened the way we protect the Personal Data we collect, retain, use, and share; and (ii) ensured that privacy is central to what we do.
  • Q.
    How does the GDPR affect individuals who are EU residents or citizens?

    When Personal Data is collected, stored or used from a Covered Individual, that person has certain rights under the GDPR in relation to the use, transfer, storage, and retention of their Personal Data (see below). The Lycée is required to comply with the GDPR for its students, teachers, staff, donors, alumni and others who reside in or provide information to the Lycée while in the EU, even if the Personal Data is collected or stored in the United States, not in the EU. The Lycée is committed to complying with the GDPR and with other federal and state laws that protect the privacy of information for faculty, staff, students and parents, prospective students, alumni, and donors.
  • Q. What is the Lycée's responsibility under the GDPR?

    Among other obligations, the Lycée must:
    1. Collect or use Personal Data from Covered Individuals only for legitimate purposes, including if: (a) the Lycée has a legal obligation to collect or use the Personal Data; (b) collection and use is necessary to provide services under a contract with you; (c) collection or use of the Personal Data is necessary for the vital interests of a Covered Individual; or (d) collection and use of the Personal Data is necessary to serve the Lycée’s legitimate interests;
    2. Seek specific consent to collect and use certain sensitive Personal Data, such as health care information, as required by the GDPR;
    3. Conduct assessments of our privacy protections;
    4. Enter into contracts with any third parties that will receive Personal Data requiring those third parties to protect Personal Data in accordance with the GDPR:
    5. Follow procedures for reporting any data breaches of Personal Data; and
    6. Document the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data.
  • Q. Do we expect additional GDPR developments?

    It is expected that regulators in the EU will issue additional guidance as the GDPR is implemented over time. We encourage you to visit this website in the future for further information.

    If you provided consent to use or access your Personal Data or Personal Data for your child, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. For more information about these rights or the GDPR generally, please see the Lycée Consent Policy or contact the Chief Information and Data Officer (privacy@lfny.org). You have a right to complain to the applicable supervisory authority in the EU if you believe that your rights under the GDPR have been violated. The Chief Information and Data Officer can provide you with information about filing a complaint.
  • Q. What happens if the Lycée fails to comply with the GDPR?

    Failing to comply can result in the imposition of monetary penalties.

    If you have any questions regarding the GDPR, or wish to file a complaint, please contact: 

    Chief Information and Data Officer
    Lycée Français De New York
    505 E 75th St.
    New York NY 10021

    or at privacy@lfny.org.

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