Privacy Policy and Cookies

At WESOURCE, we do everything to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Data.

It is important for us that you understand how we process your Personal Data and how we meet our obligations under the laws, regulations or directives that are applicable in terms of data protection (the “Data Protection Laws”), particularly the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, amended by the (EU) General Data Protection Regulation of 27 April 2016 (the "GDPR").

The present privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) applies to the processing that we carry out on your Personal Data and describes how they are collected and processed by WESOURCE via its Website and in the context of its Services and activity.

For more information concerning your rights and the regulations applicable to the processing of Personal Data in general, please visit the Internet website of the CNIL (

Article 1. Definitions

Personal Data: Designates any information that directly or indirectly identifies a physical person (for example, name, registration number, telephone number, photograph, date of birth, place of residence, digital footprint, etc.).

Any other word starting with a capitalized letter has set forth in the T&Cs or in the Privacy Policy.

Article 2. Identity of the Data Controller

The Privacy Policy describes the processing activities performed on your Personal Data by:

4, rue Auguste Bartholdi
75015 Paris (France)


We act as Data Controller, which means that we have defined the uses and the conditions under which your Personal Data are processed. We use these Personal Data in a fair, legal and transparent manner in accordance with the Data Protection Laws.

Article 3. The Personal Data collected by WESOURCE

WESOURCE is a company offering, though the Website, a B2B search engine specializing in fabrics and trims for textile uses.

In the context of your use of our Services and Website, we process your Personal Data. We process the following Personal Data:

  • your identity (e.g. full name, title);
  • your contact information (e.g. your postal address, e-mail address, telephone number);
  • your payment methods, if you are a member subscriber;
  • your socio-demographic information (e.g. your employer, job title);
  • your data relating to your use of our Website (IP address, connection data and browsing data, history of orders, preferences and centers of interest, Products consulted). Some of this information may be collected via cookies when you browse our Website

The mandatory or optional character of the Personal Data that you are requested to provide, as well as the consequences in the event of a lack of response, are specified at the time of collecting the data by an asterisk (*).

WESOURCE collect your Personal Data, in particular when:

  • you create your Personal Account;
  • you accept to receive all WESOURCE mail notifications and newsletters;
  • you browse the Internet using cookies or similar technologies.

Article 4. Why do we process your Personal Data?

WESOURCE processes your Personal Data:

  • to manage Membership, Subscription and Personal Account and in connection with the management of our commercial relationship with you
  • for the payment of your Subscriptions: we do not collect your payment details. All your payment details are only collected by Stripe (our PCI-DSS certified payment service provider) to ensure the security of payments.
  • for the security of our Website;
  • for statistics and performance of our WebSite
  • in order to inform you of our news or Services via our newsletter or emailing;
  • for commercial prospecting and survey purposes;
  • in order to respond to the specific requests of our Members;
  • in order to improve the service quality of WESOURCE and to offer you innovative services (statistics, use of cookies, etc.); and
  • in order to manage the rights that you possess on the basis of the GDPR.

WESOURCE also processes your Personal Data when you browse on the Website or when you respond to questionnaires.

The processing of your Personal Data is based on various legal grounds depending on the purpose that we are seeking:

  • the agreement that we have concluded with you or your company: we process your Personal Data in connection with the performance of the agreement;
  • legitimate interest: we process your Personal Data for the purposes of marketing management, security of its digital media (websites, applications, etc.) and the fight against fraud ;
  • your consent: you have agreed that we may process your Personal Data in order to send you our Newsletter, for example. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
  • our legal obligations: we are required to process and retain your Personal Data in order to comply with the text of a law.

Article 5. Duration of retention of your Personal Data

Your personal data will not be retained beyond the time strictly necessary for the purposes set out in the Privacy Policy and in accordance with applicable laws.

Article 6. Recipients of your Personal Data

Your Personal Data may be transmitted to:

  • subcontractors involved in the provision of our Services (e.g. our payment service provider);
  • regulatory authorities, the authorities responsible for the application of the law or the prevention of fraud, as well as our advisors (including attorneys and statutory auditors), the courts, any authorised organisation, with the purpose of investigating any real or suspected criminal activity or other regulatory or legal questions, etc.;
  • if we have the obligation to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to have observed or applied our user conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, the ownership or the security of WESOURCE; and
  • to our legal and other advisors in connection with court proceedings in order to assert or apply our rights on the basis of any agreement.

Article 7. Exercise of your rights

Before undertaking the processing of your Personal Data and no later than the time of collecting your Personal Data, we will inform you of the purpose of the processing with regard to your Personal Data, the recipients of these data, the retention period applied to your Personal Data, as well as your rights in this connection.

In accordance with the Data Protection Laws, you have a right of access, rectification, limitation and, if necessary, the right to delete your Personal Data. You also have the right to portability of the data.

You may also have the right, for legitimate reasons, to oppose the processing of the Personal Data concerning you.

You have the right to request access to your Personal Data

You have the right to request the confirmation of the processing of your Personal Data, access to these Personal Data (by the provision of a copy) and other information concerning the manner in which we process your Personal Data.

You have the right to request that we rectify your Personal Data

You have the right to request that we rectify your Personal Data if they are inaccurate or incomplete.

You have the right to request that we erase your Personal Data

Your have the right to request that we erase or delete your PERSONAL DATA when there is no reason for us to continue to process them. This right applies if we no longer have a need to use your PERSONAL DATA, if you withdraw your consent to the processing of the specific categories of your PERSONAL DATA or if you oppose the manner in which we process your PERSONAL DATA (see the section “YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OPPOSE THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA” below).

You have the right to request that we limit the processing of your Personal Data

You have the right to request that we limit the processing of the PERSONAL DATA that we hold with regard to you.

This right applies when:

  • you believe that these PERSONAL DATA are incorrect,
  • the processing is illicit and you prefer that we block the processing of your PERSONAL DATA rather than erase them,
  • when we no longer need to use your PERSONAL DATA for the purposes for which we collected them, but they are still necessary to in order to assert, exercise or defend rights in court,
  • you wish to verify the legitimate reasons we are pursuing and whether they prevail over yours.
You have a right to portability

You have the right to obtain from us and to re-use your Personal Data (in a structured format which is widely used and machine readable) in order to re-use them for your own purposes in connection with other services. This allows you to be able to easily transmit the Personal Data to another organisation or to request us to do this for you.

You have the right to oppose the processing of your Personal Data

You have the right to oppose the processing of your Personal Data based on our legitimate commercial interests, unless we are able to demonstrate that, overall, our legitimate interests prevail over your rights or if we need to continue to process your Personal Data in order to establish, undertake or defend in the context of court actions. However, you also have the absolute right to oppose the processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.

You have the right not to be subject to automated decisions

You have the right to oppose the adoption of any automated decision, including profiling, when the decision has a legal or significant impact for you.

You have the right to withdraw your consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data at any time. You may generally do this by unsubscribing to communications that you no longer wish to receive. We provide instructions for unsubscribing (opt-out) in our communications.

You may exercise these rights, upon presentation of a copy of your identification document, by simple written request sent by e-mail to the following address:

We will respond to any request received from you within a period of one month following the date of the request. If your request is not sufficiently precise or does not contain all of the information allowing us to respond to your request, WESOURCE may request that you provide additional information.

You also have the right to file a claim with the national data protection agency. In France, this authority is the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) (

Article 8. Digital will

In accordance with the Law for a Digital Republic of 7 October 2016, you have the right to define directives concerning the retention, deletion and communication of the data after your death.

In order to exercise this right, you may send your directives to the following address:

Article 9. Data transfer abroad

Some recipients of your Personal Data may be located abroad, including outside the European Economic Area. Any transfer of your Personal Data outside the European Economic Area is carried out subject to appropriate guarantees, including contractual, technical and organisational guarantees, in accordance with the applicable Data Protection Laws.

Article 10. Cookies

We deposit various cookies on your terminal when you visit our Website in order to analyse and improve it.

10.1. What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small text file placed in your browser software which facilitates browsing on our Website.

We may use various types of cookies:

  • Technical cookies: these are cookies that are necessary for the correct operation of the Website. You may refuse and delete these cookies by means of the settings of your browser, but your user experience will necessarily be disturbed. These technical cookies include, in particular:

    - Session cookies which allow the normal browsing session and use of the Website. Session cookies are only configured temporarily: when you close the browser, the cookies will be deleted.
    - Functional cookies which allow the user to browse the Website on the basis of a group of criteria selected in order to improve the service provided.
  • No. Name Purpose Retention period
    1 PHPSESSID Operational Session in progress
  • Analysis cookies: in order to adapt the Website to the needs of the users, we assess the number of visits and pages viewed, as well as the activity of our users. These cookies help us to improve our services in order to offer you the best user experience possible.
  • No. Name Purpose Retention period
    1 _ga Used to distinguish users. 24 months
    2 _gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_property-id. 1 minute
    3 _gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
    4 AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year
    5 _gac_property-id Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. 90 days
10.2. Management of cookies

At the time of your first visit to the Website, a banner will inform you of the use of cookies on the Website and will ask you to accept such cookies. The cookies will only be deposited if you accept them or if you continue to browse the other web pages of the Website by selecting an element of the Website (image, link, logo, search button, etc.), which will be interpreted as your acceptance of the use of cookies.

You may configure the cookies on the Website at any time. Your browser may also be configured to inform you of the cookies placed in your browser and ask you whether or not to accept them.

You may accept or refuse the cookies one-by-one or refuse them systematically.

We remind you that the configuration of the cookies may affect the way that you access our content and services which require the use of cookies. Thus, the deletion of certain cookies may change the way in which you access our services.

Each browser has its own ways of configuring the management of cookies. The procedures are described in the Help menu of the software:

With the exception of cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our Website, all of the cookies expire after a maximum of thirteen months.

Article 11. Modifications of the Privacy Policy

We may need to modify, from time to time, the Privacy Policy, in particular in order to comply with any regulatory, jurisprudential, editorial or technical changes. Where necessary, we will inform you and/or seek your consent. You should check this page regularly for any changes or updates to our privacy policy.

Article 12. Contact

If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy or if you have any requests relating to your Personal Data, you can contact us at the following address:

2, rue de la Bourse
75002 Paris (France)

or :

Privacy Policy was revised and updated for the last time on 01/10/20.