Through its website and newsletter, the Urban Incubators Programme aims to provide information on its activities and to make available information and documents from the projects it implements. It is in this context that it collects and processes personal data. Through its data management policy, which aims to inform you of the practices and conditions under which data is processed within the organisation, the Urban Incubators programme reaffirms its commitment to the principle of transparency and wishes to strengthen the trust that binds it to its partners, newsletter subscribers and website visitors.

Data collected

The Urban Initatives Programme is committed to ensuring that the collection and processing of your data from the website complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD) and the French Data Protection Act.
The Urban Initatives Programme only collects and processes data that is strictly necessary for the purposes for which it is collected.

Informing people

In accordance with the amended French Data Protection Act (Loi " Informatique et Libertés"), the Urban Initiatives Programme informs you about the processing of your personal data, in a clear manner, each time your data is collected, in particular :

  • The identity and contact details of the data controller
  • The purposes of the processing for which the personal data are intended
  • Shelf life
  • The right to withdraw consent at any time
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

Recipient of data

The Urban Initiative Programme only communicates the data it collects to its internal departments (communication unit and management) and to its service providers.

Data retention

The Urban Initiative Programme only keeps your data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, in compliance with current legislation.

Data transfer

The Urban Initiative Programme outsources some of its processing and may transfer data outside the European Union. In such cases, the Urban Initiative Programme undertakes to conclude contractual clauses with subcontractors guaranteeing an adequate level of protection.

Data security

The Urban Initiative Programme is committed to protecting and securing your personal data.
In this context, the Urban Initiative Programme implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent, as far as possible, any alteration or loss of your data and any unauthorised access thereto.


In order to improve the usability and performance of its website and to ensure that its content meets your expectations, the Urban Nurseries Programme uses cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that is installed on the visitor's hard drive when they visit a website. Cookies can be used, for example, to measure a visitor's browsing behaviour. Cookies can also be used to improve the technical and editorial content of the website. It is important to know that only the site issuing a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained in it. A cookie may have a more or less long duration of activity (from the duration of use of the site to several years). The site provider decides on this duration depending on the use made of the cookie in question.

How do we use cookies on the Urban Initiative Programme website?

To improve the usability and performance of this website, uses the following types of cookies: Cookies that are technically necessary for the website to function properly. In particular, these cookies enable access to reserved areas of our site. Cookies used to measure and analyse the browsing behaviour of Internet users. These cookies make it possible to compile statistics on visitor numbers and the use of the various elements making up our site (sections and content visited, path taken), enabling us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services.

How do you manage the cookies placed on your computer?

The registration of a cookie is subject to the user's wishes, which can be expressed and modified at any time by means of the configuration options offered by their browser software. If you have accepted the storage of cookies by your browser software, the cookies embedded in the pages and content you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space. They will only be readable there by the sender. If you refuse to store cookies on your terminal, or if you delete the cookies stored there, you will no longer be able to take advantage of the functions permitted by these cookies. For example, you will no longer be able to access private areas secured by a memorised password. You will have to re-enter your passwords each time you log on.

How do you configure cookies on your browser?

You can configure your browser so that cookies are saved or rejected, either systematically or depending on the sender. You can also configure your browser so that you are prompted to accept or reject cookies before a cookie is stored. Cookie settings are specific to the browser you are using. It is described in your browser's help menu, which will tell you how to modify your cookie preferences.Below are links to instructions for the main browsers:

Your rights

In accordance with the amended Data Protection Act, you have the right to access, rectify and delete your personal data, the right to limit or object to its processing, and the right to data portability. You may also lodge a complaint with the CNIL.

These rights may be exercised by writing to the webmaster of the Urban Initiative Programme at the following address
Pépinières Urbaines - Urban Initiative Programme
Secretariat housed at Gret/IRD Hann Maristes Dakar Senegal
or by e-mail to:
Your message must be accompanied by a copy of a signed identity document.
If you no longer wish to receive the Urban Initiative Programme newsletter, you can click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each communication at any time.

The Urban Initiative Programme provides numerous links to other sites, mainly to the official sites of its partners and the networks of which it is a member. We systematically indicate the site to which we suggest you continue browsing. These web pages, whose addresses are regularly checked, do not form part of the site. They are not the responsibility of the site's editorial team. We recommend that you consult the personal data protection policies of these sites, as their conditions may differ from those of the Urban Initiative Programme.


If you have any queries about the personal data protection policy of the Urban Initiative Programme, please send an e-mail to the webmaster at


This policy may change if the legal and regulatory context so requires, as well as in accordance with Cnil policy.