Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs how CYCLOTRANSEUROPE collects, uses, stores and discloses information collected from users of the website.

We, CYCLOTRANSEUROPE take the protection of your personal data seriously, in particular the adoption of all reasonable measures to comply with the legislation in force in terms of data protection. The explanation below provides an overview of the information collected on this website, including that which may constitute personal data.

Please review this notification carefully. By visiting our website, you acknowledge and accept the practices described in this privacy policy.

Collected informations

Personal identification information

A simple visit of the site does not lead to the recording of personal data.

Users can visit our site anonymously. We only collect personal identification information from users if they voluntarily submit such information. Users can always refuse to provide personal identification information.



When you leave a comment on our site, the data entered in the comment form, but also your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments (spams).

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy notices are available here: After validation of your comment, your profile photo will be publicly visible next to your comment.



If you upload images to the site, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data with GPS coordinates. Visitors to our site can download and extract location data from these images.



During your visit on our website, we do not store any personal data or permit your identification in the form of cookies and we do not use any third-party tool recording personal data. Neither by cookies nor by other technical means.

As a result, the site does not require the use of a banner for collecting the user’s consent on the use of their data (RGPD banner).

If you leave a comment on our site, you will be offered to save your name, e-mail address and site in a cookie. This is only for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be stored for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be erased.


What anonymous data do we collect with Matomo?

Matomo is a traffic analysis tool that is recommended by the CNIL. It allows the anonymous collection and analysis of some traffic data we receive when you visit us. These allow us to have an idea of your interactions with the proposed content and to work on its improvement. Unlike other analysis tools it is hosted on our server and does not send data to third parties or abroad.

Matomo assigns you several random and anonymous identifiers and creates, using your browser, a cookie on the disk of your machine containing only the following information:

The first time you visit us:

  • Only the first 2 octets of your IP address (out of 4 in total). Defining a very approximate geographical origin (of the order of the region or the country).
  • The date and time of your visit and its duration
  • The pages you visited
  • The device used, its operating system (version, model) and the type of browser (name, language, version) you use
  • Possibly the address of the site that brought you to us.

Each time you visit a page on this website :

  • The page URL (title, loading time)
  • The sequence of pages during your visit

Although it is anonymous, you can request the deletion of this data and disable tracking by unchecking the box below:

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.


What data do we collect with WP CERBER ?

WP Cerber is installed on our website, it may generate and set several browser cookies for the sole purpose of securing our website by detecting and mitigating malicious activity. All of these cookies have randomly generated names and contain randomly generated values. No personal or sensitive data is stored in these cookies.

These cookies allow WP Cerber to distinguish between logged in users and non-logged in visitors, as well as search engine crawlers and spammers. Based on the set of cookies in a request, WP Cerber restricts access to protected areas, the login form, and the WordPress dashboard.


What data do we collect with Akismet ?

Akismet is a spam detection tool for post comments. The data collected is for a “legitimate interest” (as defined in the GDPR) and for the sole purpose of detecting and eliminating spam. CYCLOTRANSEUROPE does not retain any of this data. Akismet retains this data for short periods of between two weeks and ninety days for the vast majority of spam-related data, after which it is automatically deleted from their databases. You can opt out of any long-term tracking for the minority of data kept longer using their contact form. Learn more: and


Information Retention

We usually retain personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. However, in certain circumstances, we may retain personal data for longer, for example where required by law, tax legislation and accounting rules.


Data processing, files and freedoms

The user is notably informed that, in accordance with article 27 of law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978 of the National Commission for Data Processing and Freedoms (CNIL), relating to data processing, files and freedoms, he has an individual right to access, rectify and delete personal information concerning him.
This right can be exercised by e-mail to the following address:



All documents transmitted by our correspondents are kept on private storage, hosted in France.

It is possible to encrypt correspondence sent to


Where is my data stored?

They are stored on our servers, in France, whether it is data collected during your visit to our website, or data collected during one of our correspondence.


Who has access to this data?

This data is only accessible by the administrators of


Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other websites behaves the same as if the visitor visited that other website.

These websites could collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, track your interactions with this embedded content if you have an account connected to their website.


Use and transmission of your personal data

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.


Storage times for your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.

For accounts that register on our site (if applicable), we also store the personal data listed in their profile. All accounts can see, modify or delete their personal information at any time (except their identifier). Site managers can also view and edit this information.

The data collected by the Matomo analytics software is kept for 13 months, after which it is deleted.


Rights over your data

If you have an account or if you have left comments on the website, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data that we have about you, including those that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data concerning you. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security reasons.


Transmission of your personal data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Who can I contact for questions or deletion requests?

You obviously have the right to request the modification and deletion of all the data we may have by contacting us:


This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on August 26, 2022.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us directly here: