Data protection policies


In accordance with the requirements of EU Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter “RGPD”) and Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, as amended, we inform you that we collect personal data about you.

The protection of your personal data and the preservation of your private life are essential to us. This is why we are committed to collecting and processing your personal data in a lawful, fair and transparent manner, in accordance with the RGPD and all the provisions of the French regulations applicable in this area.

This data protection policy (hereinafter referred to as the “Policy”) sets out how we use your data and how you can exercise your rights in relation to the use of that data.

By accessing our website (hereinafter the “Site”), by contacting us via our forms or any other communication process, by creating a Gay Smile business account (hereinafter the “Account”) or by subscribing to one of our subscription contracts, you expressly agree that the data controller collects, processes, stores and uses your personal data in accordance with this Policy.
If you have any questions or requests regarding this Policy or generally about how we process your data, you can contact us by email at


Who is the data controller of your personal data?

The data controller is the person who determines how and for what purpose personal data is processed. As the name suggests, he or she is responsible for the processing of personal data and is the main contact for data subjects to assert their rights in relation to the processing.
The data collected concerning you is collected and processed by Dream’up Evènements, a simplified joint stock company with a capital of 5,000 euros, registered with the Nice Trade and Companies Register under the SIREN number 520 792 128, whose registered office is located at 229 rue Duguesclin, 69003 Lyon, (hereinafter referred to as “DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS” or “we”), which is responsible for processing your personal data.


What personal data do we collect and in what circumstances do we collect it?

We may collect and process your personal data when:

  • you access or use our Site and/or our services;
  • you contact us through our contact form on the Site or by any other means of communication (e-mail, telephone, post, etc.);
  • you subscribe to our Gay Smile newsletter;
  • you create a Gay Smile professional account;
  • you sign up for an online subscription contract;
  • you share our content on social networks or make comments, opinions or contributions about our services or those of our partners;
  • in the course of other interactions and communications you have with us or our services.

On this occasion, and in order to satisfy your requests and to implement our services, we may collect the following information:

  • Name, first name, title, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address,
  • Information relating to the Ad you wish to publish on our Site,
  • Your IP address,
  • Cookies”,
  • Your login and navigation data,
  • And any other information that we are legally obliged to collect.

DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS undertakes to make every effort to keep personal data accurate and complete. To ensure that we have the most up-to-date information, you can inform us of any changes to your contact details or any other data by contacting us by e-mail at

Data collected by cookies

Please be aware that our Site uses cookies.
A cookie is a small computer file deposited on your terminal (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) when you consult a website, read an e-mail, install or use software, a mobile application, etc. and stored in a specific space on your terminal. The purpose of a cookie is to store information relating to your navigation on the Internet (pages consulted, preferences, date and time of consultation, etc.). This information can be read during your next visits by the issuer of the cookie.
Cookies do not allow us to know your address, your date of birth, your telephone number or any other information that could identify you. Cookies have several functions: they make it easier for you to navigate a website, improve your user experience, keep track of your choices, remember your preferences, remember what you want to buy, authenticate you in a secure manner, offer you relevant advertising content according to your interests expressed during your navigation, etc.
We store and deposit cookies on your terminal in compliance with the applicable legislation and regulations and subject to the choices you have expressed and which you can modify at any time under the conditions specified below. If you wish to delete all or part of the cookies used on our Site, you will find the necessary information below.

Further information on cookies can be found on the website:


On what legal grounds do we process your personal data?

Pursuant to Article 6.1 of the GDPR, you are informed that the various processing of your data is carried out in accordance with the following legal bases:

  • Because you have consented to the processing of your personal data for the purposes set out below;
  • The processing is necessary for the performance and implementation of the services you have contracted with us;
  • The processing is necessary to pursue our legitimate interests, with due regard to your rights. More specifically, data may be processed for the purpose of improving our services and understanding your needs and expectations, including the protection of your rights and data;
  • Processing is necessary to meet our legal obligations.

If you have any questions or require further information about the legal basis for processing personal data, you can contact us by email at


Why do we collect and process your personal data and on what legal basis?

We process your personal data in compliance with the provisions of the RGPD and the amended law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms for the following purposes and on the following legal bases:


Purpose of processing Legal basis for processing

To respond to your requests to provide services and ensure customer relations Performance of the contract we have concluded with you
To respond to your requests for information, contact, and more generally to set up any communication with you Performance of the contract we have entered into with you
Or consent
Or legitimate interest
To keep you informed (company news, benefits you may receive, information about our partners, commercial information, miscellaneous information, changes or developments in our services) via the newsletter or through electronic communication Consent
Or legitimate interest
To take into account your comments, opinions and contributions Consent

To better understand your needs and expectations in order to improve our services (collection of customer opinions, satisfaction surveys, etc.) Legitimate interest
To create and manage customer and prospect files Legitimate interest
To carry out canvassing operations (loyalty actions, canvassing, polling, solicitation operations, surveys and satisfaction studies, etc.) and commercial actions with you Consent
Or legitimate interest
To collect information in an automated manner by means of tracers (including cookies) to measure the number of visits to our Site, to optimise its ergonomics and content and to identify your centres of interest for personalisation purposes Consent

To compile audience statistics for our editorial content and Advertisements
Legitimate interest
To take into account your acceptance of our general conditions and/or contracts Our legal obligations
To meet our legal and regulatory obligations Our legal obligations
To manage your requests to exercise your rights in relation to the processing of personal data Our legal obligations


Purposes associated with depositing cookies on your browser

The cookies that we may install on your device may serve the following purposes:

1. Operating or strictly necessary cookies

The purpose of these cookies is to facilitate the transmission of communication by electronic means or are strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service expressly requested by the user. These are cookies that are necessary for the proper functioning of our Site and our services. They may also be cookies whose purpose is to improve your experience of using our Site by recording the choices you have made (authentication, identifier, user preferences, personalisation data, etc.).
These cookies are therefore not subject to the user’s consent and are installed by default. To the extent that these cookies are necessary to provide you with a better experience or to allow you to benefit from certain features of our site, they cannot be disabled.


2. Performance and audience measurement cookies

These cookies are used by DREAM’UP EVENTS or by third-party service providers to determine the number of visits and traffic on the Site and to analyse the use made of the Site. These cookies allow us to see which pages are the most popular and what the browsing habits of users are. These cookies allow us to improve the usability and services of our Site. The data generated can be used to measure the audience of the Site and to improve its performance.
An audience measurement tool is used anonymously on the Site. This is Google Analytics, whose privacy policy is available (in English only) at the following link: (to be confirmed)


3. Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used by DREAM’UP EVENTS or by third party service providers to improve your experience on our Site by offering you targeted advertising.
These cookies make the Site more user-friendly and interactive, allowing you to interact through social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). Please refer to the data protection policies of these social networks for more information on how they handle the data you provide or share through them.
The use and placement of these cookies is subject to your consent.


With whom is your data shared?

For the purposes set out above, we may share your personal data with the following people
– employees, salaried or not, of DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS who are required to process your information to respond to your requests;
– to IT service providers, for the purpose of hosting your data and for the management of behavioural tracking technologies;
– When you enter into a subscription contract, we may also pass on your information to authorised third parties (e.g. lawyers).
If our business is sold or merged with another company, your data may be passed on to any potential purchaser and may be transferred to the new transferees or beneficiaries of the business.
We may also share information about you:
– In response to a request for information from a competent authority, if we believe that the disclosure of such information is lawful or required by law, applicable regulation or legal process;
– With law enforcement officials, judicial or administrative authorities or other authorised third parties.


How long do we keep your data?

The personal data processed by DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS are kept for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purpose for which the data are collected.

Concerning the data relating to an active customer, the data not subject to a legal obligation of retention are kept during the contractual relationship between the customer and DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS, beyond that, the data are archived in a secure manner for five years, before being deleted or made anonymous.
Concerning data relating to an inactive client, a prospect or a user of the Site and/or services, data not subject to a legal obligation to retain is archived in a secure manner for five years after the end of the contract or the last contact from the inactive client, prospect or user, before being deleted or anonymised.
Data from analytical, marketing, technical and functional cookies is not archived in the interim after it has been deleted from the active database.


Where is your data stored?

As the party responsible for processing your personal data, we undertake to implement all necessary measures to ensure the security, confidentiality and integrity of the personal data collected, processed and/or transferred.

To this end, we have put in place the following security measures:

– Our servers, our internal computer network and our Site are subject to technical measures enabling us to guarantee you the highest degree of security for your personal data;
– Access to your personal data is strictly limited to our employees and subcontractors, only in the context of the necessary processing, for which you have given your consent;
– Any illegal access to our database will result in an immediate alert and the implementation of security measures;
– We require our subcontractors, if any, to provide a level of security at least equivalent to that provided by us in our capacity as data controller.

If you access the Site from a country outside the European Union (whose legislation on the collection, use and transfer of data differs from that of the European Union), you agree that your personal data may be transferred to the European Union in the context of your browsing on the websites.
If DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS learns that a third party is using or disclosing your personal data in violation of this Policy or applicable law, DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS will take all reasonable steps to prevent and/or stop such use or disclosure.
DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS may also transfer your personal data to third parties outside the European Union, in particular for technical reasons (hosting, etc.) or to meet legal obligations.

Place of storage of your personal data: OVH France, 2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix (France)


What are your rights?

In accordance with legal and regulatory provisions, you have the following rights:

Right of access to your data under the conditions set out in Article 15 of the RGPD: You may request access to the personal data we have collected at any time. This information includes, in particular, the categories of data processed, the purposes of processing, the length of time we keep your personal data and the recipients to whom we transmit your data, if any. A free copy of your data will be sent to you on justified request.

Right of rectification under the conditions set out in Article 16 of the GDPR: You may request us to rectify your personal data. We take all possible measures to keep your personal data up to date. We process your personal data accurately, completely and according to the latest information available to us.

“Right to be forgotten” under the conditions set out in Article 17 of the GDPR: You can request the deletion of your data if the following conditions are met:

– The data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or processed;
– You no longer consent to the processing of your data and consent is the sole legal basis for processing the data;
– You object to the processing of your data and there is no legitimate reason for the processing, or you object to the processing of your data for canvassing purposes;
– The data has been processed unlawfully.
As an exception, your request for erasure cannot be accepted if the processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Right to limit the processing of your data in accordance with Article 18 of the RGPD

Right to data portability under the conditions of Article 20 of the GDPR: You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a commonly used and readable format, and the right to transmit this data to another controller.

Right to object to processing under the conditions set out in Article 21 of the GDPR: You may object to the processing of your personal data at any time, unless there is a legitimate reason overriding your interests or we need your data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

We may use your details for marketing purposes in accordance with applicable law and the terms of this Policy. You may opt out of receiving such solicitations from us at any time by following the instructions in the messages sent to you.

Right to organise the fate of your personal data in the event of your death in accordance with the conditions set out in Article 85 of the amended French Data Protection Act: You can define directives relating to the conservation, deletion and communication of your personal data in the event of death. In this case, these directives will be implemented at the request of the person responsible for their execution.
The persons concerned may exercise these rights, free of charge, with DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS. Reasoned requests, accompanied by proof of identity, should be sent to:
We will do our utmost to answer your request as quickly as possible, at the latest within one month. However, this period may be extended for reasons related to the complexity of your request.
In the event of an unsatisfactory response, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL):
Before making a complaint to the CNIL, we encourage you to contact us to resolve your request together.
For all requests relating to the protection of personal data, you can contact DREAM’UP EVENEMENTS at:


How can you manage the use of cookies?

The recording of a cookie on your navigation terminal is subject to your sole will.
You can modify your choices regarding the acceptance or refusal of cookies deposited on your terminal at any time, either by using the parameter setting tool that we make available to you via our Site, or on your browser, or online with various operators. Please note, however, that if you disable cookies, your browsing experience may be made more difficult.
You can set your cookies at any time by clicking on this link.
You can also configure your browser to delete or block cookies on your terminal, by proceeding as indicated below, depending on the browser you use. For example, from your computer:
– for Microsoft Edge: in the menu bar, select the “Settings” button, select “Cookies and site permissions” then check “Manage and delete cookies and site data”, point to “View all cookies and site data” and finally click “Delete”.
– for Mozilla Firefox: in the menu bar, select the “Options” button, then the “Privacy and Security” panel, select the “Cookies and Site Data” section, click on the “Delete Data” button and then on “Delete”.
– for Opera: click on the ‘Tools’ option in the toolbar, select ‘Delete confidential data’, go to the ‘Advanced’ section, then ‘Delete all cookies’ and finally click on ‘Delete’.
– for Chrome: on the right-hand side of the address bar, click on “More” then “Settings”, select “Privacy” then “Clear Browsing Data”, choose a time period then select “Cookies, Multimedia Licenses and Site Data”, deselect all other items and finally press “Clear Data”.
– for Safari: go to “Settings”, “Safari” then “Advanced” and “Site data”, click on “Delete site data”.
Regarding third party cookies:
To modify your settings for managing Google Analytics cookies, you can consult the following address:
For all requests concerning the protection of personal data, you can contact DREAM’UP EVENTS at:
Modification of this Policy
This Policy may be modified at any time. We will inform you, through our Site or by any other means, of the modifications made to this Policy.
However, we encourage you to periodically review this Policy to ensure that you are aware of the latest information regarding our privacy practices.

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