Legal notices

The purpose of the website is to present the Ethical AI initiative, its partners and different contributors as well as the signatories of the Manifesto for Ethical AI. It features informative, but non-exhaustive content as well as certain number of services and documents, including in particular the Practical Guide to Ethical AI.

This website is the property of Numeum, a French professional federation governed by the Labour Code, with its registered office at 148 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris – tel: +33 01 44 30 49 70.

The website’s editorial directors are Godefroy de Bentzmann and Pierre-Marie Lehucher, Co-Chairpersons of Numeum.

The website is hosted by Nova Solutions Groupe, a private limited company with registered office at 55, avenue Marceau, 75116 Paris, registered with the Trade and Companies Register of Paris under the number B 537 825 986.

The trademarks and logos of Numeum, its partners and the Manifesto signatories featured on the site belong exclusively to their respective owners.  Any use (total or partial reproduction or public communication) of the trademarks or logos made using the elements on the website without the express prior written permission of the rights holders is prohibited.

Each article or item of information is posted online under the responsibility of its author.




Numeum carries out processing of personal data in connection with the Ethical AI initiative on the website.

The ambition of Ethical AI is twofold: to create a network of common interests centred on responsible digital technology, and in particular trustworthy AI systems, and to provide committed actors (companies or training organisations) with the means to design, develop, deploy and administer ethical AI solutions.

Numeum undertakes to process all personal data in accordance with current regulations.

For more information on personal data protection in France, go to the website of the national data protection agency, the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés):


The personal data are processed by Numeum, a professional federation governed by the Labour Code, with its registered office at 148 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, represented by Godefroy de Bentzmann and Pierre-Marie Lehucher, Co-Chairpersons of Numeum – Email:


  • Recipient(s): a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not.
  • Personal data: any information relating to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular with reference to an identifier (a name, a photograph, an email address containing a first name and a surname, a business card, etc.). No difference is made between public, professional or non-professional confidential information. Paper files are also concerned.
  • Permanent staff: refers to the general manager and employees of Numeum and/or any person hired (directly or indirectly) to carry out a mission for Numeum, including temporary workers and trainees.
  • Processing: any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means.
  • Website: refers to the Ethical AI initiative website:
  • Processor(s): refers to any company that may be called upon to process personal data on behalf of Numeum in accordance with instructions given by the latter.
  • Personal data breach: a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.


Numeum collects personal data relating to your identity and your professional situation.

  • Identity: Surname, First name:
  • Contact details: Email address, Telephone number;
  • Data concerning the professional situation: Occupation, Employer.

The mandatory nature of the information that you need to provide is indicated at the time of collecting the personal data, for example, marked with an asterisk on the corresponding forms. Furthermore, during these operations you are informed of the collection and processing of personal information concerning you by means of an information notice.

If you do not wish to provide the information requested, it is possible that you will not be able to sign the Manifesto or become a partner of Ethical AI.


Personal data are collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. Numeum ensures that the processing of personal data is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.

Personal data concerning collected on the Website allow Numeum to:

  • Process your request to sign the Manifesto;
  • Contact you to provide you with information on the Ethical AI initiative: newsletters, invitations to workshops, important information, etc.;
  • Process your request to become a partner of Ethical AI;
  • Answer the questions you send us via the contact form.


The legal bases for the processing carried out by Numeum are:

The legitimate interests pursued by Numeum, namely:

  • Representation and promotion of the professions, in particular with the ecosystem;
  • Determination of ethical professional and moral behaviour and the concern to ensure compliance of the members.
  • Informing the ecosystem of Numeum’s activities.

The legal bases for the processing are detailed according to purpose in the table below “Personal data storage times”.


The recipients of the personal data concerning you are the permanent staff and service providers of Numeum in charge of processing them.


The processing carried out by Numeum does not involve any automated decision-making.





Process your request to sign the Manifesto

Legitimate interest

Two years from the receipt of the request

Process your request to become a partner



Sending of information

Legitimate interest

Two years maximum from the receipt of the request


Legitimate interest

 Two years maximum from the receipt of the request


If your personal data are transferred to a recipient in a non-Member State of the European Union, appropriate safeguards will be put in place, in accordance with statutory requirements, and Numeum will inform you by any appropriate means.


Under the applicable statutory provisions, you have:

  • a right of access to your personal data,
  • a right of rectification or erasure of your personal data,
  • a right to restrict the processing of data concerning you,
  • the right to object to the processing.

These rights may be exercised subject to certain conditions and in certain cases. You can find out more details about your rights on the website of the French data protection agency, the CNIL).

If you consider, after contacting us, that your data protection rights have not been respected, you can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority in charge of the processing carried out by Numeum is the CNIL.

To exercise your rights, you may contact us, providing your contact details (surname, first name, email or postal address) on or by writing to us at this address: Numeum, 148 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris.

You will be sent a reply within one month of our receiving your request.

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