Cookies policy


When you visit our website, cookies may be installed on your computer if you have consented through the cookie module. This module is accessible on the bottom of each page of Rexel domain websites so that you can manage tour consent at any time.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small downloaded to your hard drive when you visit a website. It is mainly designed to collect information related to your website navigation and to offer you customized services. On your computer, cookies are managed by your web browser.
Multiple issuers


Rexel Foundation cookies

These are cookies stored by the Rexel Foundation on your computer, tablet or mobile phone in order to streamline your visit on our website. They allow us to detect if Javascript (a programming language mainly designed to create animation and transition effects on web pages) is activated. 

Third party cookies

These are cookies installed by third party companies. The only third-party cookies stored on your computer while visiting our website are those belonging to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These social networks store cookies on your browser in order to verify if you are connected to their services. This facilitates the use of their share buttons.


Why do we use cookies?

The website uses cookies to:

  • Help us measure and study the traffic generated by our interactive content published online
  • Monitor analytical data about website usage
  • Improve the services offered by the website


Personal data protection

The personal data provided by the Internet users of the web site are solely intended to Rexel and are necessary to the managements of the functionalities of Rexel Foundation website in the frame of its activities, i.e.:

  • Collection of donations
  • Project submission
  • Participating in a project
  • Apply for a grant
  • Sending newsletters Etc…


To manage the request submitted via our online form, the personal data collected by Rexel Foundation are used only to process those requests and are accessible only to the people who need to access them to carry out their duty within the Foundation.


When submitting a project, the personal data submitted to Rexel Foundation will be retained:

  • 1 year for any unfruitful submission to allow the initial processing of your project
  • As long as necessary for any project retained by the Rexel Foundation 


For more information, you can access Rexel’s Privacy policy here


You have rights over how we use your data: 

Access. You have a right to know whether we hold personal information about you. Where this is the case, you may request a copy of your personal data we held, as well as information about how it is being used. Your request will be responded to within one calendar month of your request. Please note that we may require you to provide proof of identity and, in certain cases, a fee, before we are able to provide any information.

Rectification. Where information held about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you may request its rectification or completion.

Objection. You have a right to object to the use of your data for marketing purposes. Additionally, where we have used your data in pursuit of our legitimate interests, you can ask us to stop (subject to conditions).

Restriction. You have a right to ask us to restrict our use of your personal data in some circumstances, for example whilst we investigate a complaint that the data we hold about you is inaccurate (subject to conditions).

Erasure. In certain circumstances, you may request that your information be erased (subject to conditions).

Data portability. In certain circumstances, you have the right to receive a copy of the personal data transmitted to Rexel or to have them transmitted to another company. 

Withdrawal of consent. You are allowed to withdraw your consent to our use of your data at any time. If there is no other justification for the use of your data, we will stop using it.


To exercise any of these rights, or for further information on how your personal data is handled, you can:

  • Use the contact form available at or;
  • Contact our Data Protection Officer at:
    Data Protection Officer
    Rexel Développement SAS
    13 boulevard du Fort de Vaux,
    75017 Paris, FRANCE
    Or through email:

Furthermore, we inform you that, for the processing of requests for access, we have implemented a trace file containing the following information: first and last name of customer, photocopy of the form of identification submitted as proof, date of receipt of the request, date of dispatch of the response, and copy of the response.


Your data is used exclusively for the purposes for which it is collected. It will not be communicated to non-authorized third parties, except for statutory or regulatory requirements. Once we no longer need the data, we delete it from our systems, provided that such data is not subject to statutory storage periods and obligations.


If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Contact who will investigate the matter. If you are dissatisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law, you can complain to the French Data Protection Authority: Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (la CNIL), 3 place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.

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