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Privacy policy

Purposes of processing and rights

The personal data collected by the IHEDN is processed :

  • Applications are managed by our training and teaching offices.
  • direct communication between the IHEDN and the candidate, for all purposes useful to the smooth running of the registration and training.

and, if the candidate is selected :

  • providing our administrative and financial departments with invoicing documents for paid services and training-related support.
  • transmission to government departments and companies when there are organised visits or gathering places outside the IHEDN, to provide the reception and secure access required.
    And, for trips abroad, to all authorities managing secure areas (e.g. military institutions, barracks, etc.) in the host country and to all contact persons facilitating entry to protected sites (e.g. the defence attaché at the diplomatic mission). 
    But also to tour operators and travel companies where appropriate.
  • the use of first and last names to create access identifiers for the listener relations platform.

This processing is carried out strictly for these purposes and the data is kept in compliance with the legal time limits.

Of course, the right of access and rectification of each listener's information, instituted by the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 and amended in 2004, remains valid.
As well as opposition to processing on legitimate grounds.

These statements apply to all data submitted for registration.
Only the data required to achieve each purpose is used (for example, to access a secure site: first and last name and date of birth, but no more).
However, the personal data contained in the defence clearance file, which is not shared with the application file, is excluded from these statements (please refer to the

Use by associations of former auditors will require specific consent.

Personal data

In accordance with the regulations in force relating to the protection of personal data, any person may obtain communication and, where appropriate, rectification, deletion or opposition of information concerning him or her. You can exercise these rights in several ways:

  • by sending an e-mail to the IHEDN correspondent :
  • by sending a letter to the Data Protection Officer at the following address

Office of the Prime Minister
For the attention of the Data Protection Officer (DPO)
56 rue de Varenne
75700 PARIS

If, after contacting us, you feel that your "Data Protection" rights have not been respected, you may submit a complaint to the CNIL.

The personal data we collect is not processed for decision-making purposes by algorithms alone, without human intervention.

Any further processing for a different purpose will require your prior consent.

Lastly, dematerialised processing may require transitory accommodation on secure IT systems which, when they are not located on the IHEDN's premises, have generated a commitment - with the IHEDN - to confidentiality and compliance with legislation.