Legal notice


This site is graciously put at your disposal (this does not include internet connection tariffs) for your personal use, under reserve of complying with the conditions defined hereunder.

General information

The website provides information on the SADE Group.
It is published by SADE – General Conpany of Hydraulic Works:

  • Public company
  • Capital of 24,054,030 €
  • Paris RCS (Business and Corporations Register) number 562 077 503
  • Headquarters: 23-25, av. Docteur Lannelongue – CS 51450 – 75685 Paris Cedex 16, France
  • Telephone: + 33 (0) 1 53 75 99 11

The publications manager is Frédérique GAUDIBERT

The site is hosted by WP Engine:

  • Headquarters: Irongate House, 22-30 Duke’s Place – London, EC3A 7LP United Kingdom

Responsibility limitations and warranty disclaimer

As a user of the website, you acknowledge that you possess the capacity and the means necessary to the access and the use of this website.

The SADE Group puts everything into place to ensure that the information displayed on the website is accurate and up-to-date, and reserves itself the right to modify its content at any moment without needing to issue any prior notice. However, the SADE Group does not issue any guarantee nor does it assume any responsibility, in any case, concerning the adequacy, the sequence, the correctness, the absence of error, the veracity, the topicality, the loyal and commercial characteristics, the quality, the validity, and the accessibility of the information displayed on the website. Every user fully assumes the risks linked to the trust he grants to this information. Faulty or incomplete information could eventually be noticed, especially errors related to typography or page layout. In case you may notice an error, you are invited to inform us, in which case we will proceed to the appropriate corrections.
It is also reminded that secrecy is not guaranteed concerning messages on the network, and it is of each user’s responsibility to take the appropriate measures to protect his personal data and/or softwares from any eventual contamination by internet viruses.

Intellectual property rights

The elements composing this website (hereinafter referred to as “the Content”), created for its own behalf by the SADE Group, are protected by the French legislation for copyrights, trademarks rights, industrial design rights, for unfair competition, and more generally for intellectual property. The content notable includes the architecture, the graphic charter, as well as the whole of the information and elements available on the website (texts, articles, photos, illustrations, images, brands, logos, video …)
This content belongs to the SADE Group.
Any reproduction, representation, distribution and/or use of this content is forbidden, be it by any means, under any form and for any purpose, unless under prior explicit and written authorization by SADE.
Any person which does not respect the legal provisions in force becomes guilty of counterfeit infraction and is liable to statutory criminal sanctions.

Respect of Privacy – Personal data collection and use

As a user of the website, you are compelled to respect statutory legislations, especially the law’s dispositions concerning computing, files and liberties, whose violation renders you subject to criminal sanctions.
You are notable required to abstain from any gathering, any misuse, especially of the personal identification information to which you are granted access, and more generally, from any action likely to harm the privacy, the sensibility, the good image, the notoriety of any individuals or corporate body, and especially of the SADE Group, by avoiding any offensive, provoking, malevolent, degrading, or threatening mention, message or text in whichever context.

Personal data

1. Collection of personal data
In order to meet the needs of users of the Website and during their browsing, Groupe SADE may be required to request certain elements of personal data (e.g. email address). This information is recorded for lawful and legitimate purposes and used in accordance with these purposes. It is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to these purposes and subject to measures ensuring appropriate security of personal data and protection against its modification, deletion or transmission to unauthorised third persons.

Personal data thus collected on the Website is willingly provided by the users of the Website, enabling the user to avail of certain services provided by the Website, with the exception of IP addresses which are recorded automatically.

2. The purpose of data collection
Data is collected for the purposes of:

  • The ‘Contact’ section and processing requests;
  • The ‘SADE Career’ section and management of unsolicited applications.

Data collection is of an optional nature except for the above-mentioned services, for which the non-provision of personal data will prevent delivery of the service requested.

3. Recipient(s) of the collection

Personal data collected via contact forms is intended for recipients responsible for data processing within Groupe SADE.
Personal data collected via unsolicited applications under the ‘SADE Career’ section is intended for persons responsible for recruitment within the SADE Groupe.
Personal data collected by Groupe SADE via the Website is strictly for internal use and may not be transmitted, transferred or disclosed to a third party without express written consent of the user concerned, except in the case of legal or judicial requirements.

4. Duration of storage of personal data

Personal data will be stored:

  • For the purposes of the ‘Contact’ section, for the duration necessary to process your request;
  • For unsolicited applications in the ‘SADE Careers’ section, for a period of 2 years after submission of an application.

5. Your rights

All personal data that you have transmitted to Groupe SADE via the Website is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 relative to data processing, files and freedoms, in addition to the General Data Protection Regulation n°2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016 (GDPR).

In accordance with these laws, you have the right to access, rectify and delete your personal data, and in the conditions provided for by law, the right to oppose or restrict processing against you. You may exercise these rights at any moment, subject to the presentation of valid proof of identity:

by simple written request addressed to:

SADE – Data Protection Officer – 23-25 Avenue du Docteur Lannelongue – CS 51450 -75685 PARIS Cedex 14 ;

Or by email to: [email protected]

You also have the right to file a complaint with an inspection body if you deem that the processing of your data constitutes a breach of the applicable legislation.