Data processing

Dakini-PCO agrees that the processing of your data complies with the General Regulations on Data Protection (GPDR) and the Data Protection Act.

The purpose of this article is to list all the data that Dakini-PCO has to process, whether personal or not.

1- The processed data

The information collected through this site is exclusively for the owner, none of this information will be sold or communicated to a third party.

In accordance with the provisions of the law n ° 78-17 of January 6th, 1978 relative to the computing, the files and the liberties, you have a right to access, rectify, modify and delete data concerning you.

To do so, you can contact us through the contact form


Exhibition, Promotional & Sponsorship application form :

  • Purposes of data processing : Respond to the application requests
  • Categories of data processed : Email address / Names / Phone / Title
  • Categories of people : Potential exhibitors, advertisers, sponsors
  • Recipients of the data : Dakini PCO
  • Data transfers outside the EU : The processing may require data to be transferred and/or transmitted to IEEE outside the EU.
  • Duration of the conversation : Data will be kept for a period that does not exceed the time required for the intended purposes


The following data is collected in order to ensure the proper functioning of the website and our mailboxes.

  • web server :
    • date / time of connection
    • address of the requested resource (page / image / ...)
    • IP address
    • software used ("user agent")
    • technical data: protocol, standard, type of request, answer returned, weight of data ...
  • mail server:
    • date / time of connection (sending and receiving)
    • the address (es) mail
    • IP address
    • technical data: protocol, standard, type of request, answer returned, result of anti-spam and anti-viral analyzes, server-to-server connection data ...


  • A session ID cookie: PHPSESSID. Created by Apache, it temporarily identifies a unique user.
  • A load balancing cookie: SERVERID. Created by HAProxy, it improves navigation (availability, speed) on the website.
  • Analytics measurement cookies ("analytics")
    • Created by Piwik (1), it temporarily identifies a single user for the purpose of generating statistics of site visits.
    • Created by Piwik (1), it distinguishes new visitors from regular visitors in order to generate statistics of site visits.
  • Persistent cookies customizing the user interface
    • X_LANG. Created by, it stores the language used by the user.
    • X_LAST_VISIT. Created by, it allows to know the date of the last visit of a user.
  • Cookies tiers :
      Videos from YouTube can be embedded on some pages of our websites. If the user decides to view them, cookies will be placed on his terminal, which we warn him beforehand. The number of cookies uploaded by YouTube varies, but almost all of them have a lifespan of one year or more.

2 - The security measures of the stored data

Detailing all the security measures is almost impossible but here is a non-exhaustive list of them :

  • Weekly anti-viral analysis of our website

  • Anti-spam and anti-viral analysis of incoming and outgoing mails
  • Strong encryption of the words of our passwords
  • Restricted access rights on files
  • "Lesser privilege" firewall rules
  • HIDS (automatic blocking of attackers / suspicious behavior / after too many authentication failures).
  • Encrypted and remote backups on another server and in another datacenter
  • Watch out for security breaches of our tools and on bulletins issued by CERTFR
  • Watch on the good practices and recommendations of the ANSSI
  • Isolation of websites and tools

3 - Data retention period

Data type DUA data type (Administrative useful life)
SERVERS LOGS Mandatory legal duration: 13 months
PHPSESSID expires at the end of the session
SERVERID expires at the end of the session
X_LANG 1 year
X_LAST_VISIT 1 year expires at the end of the session 13 months

(1) Piwik is a free and open source software for statistical measures for websites, Piwik is an alternative to Google Analytics.

Piwik / Matomo is configured to anonymize the data it collects.

(2) In computer and telecommunications, a session is a period during which a computer device - here your computer - is in communication with a server - here our server.

Once your connection is interrupted (disconnection of the site, closing of the browser, ...) your session is closed.