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Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy


Bayard is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in compliance with EU- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679, dated April 27th 2016. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that trust seriously.

This Privacy Policy sets out Bayard's commitments regarding the protection of your personal data and how it is collected and used. It applies to the use of our products and to our sales, marketing and customer contract fulfillment activities.





As a data controller within the Data Protection Act, Bayard is responsible for the personal data collected.

The data is collected to enable you to receive personalised offers from us. The data also allows us to administer and improve our business marketing and services for our customers. 

When collecting your personal data, you are informed of the mandatory nature of the information requested, in order to qualify for the service. However you have a right to access, update and delete your customer data.

Bayard collects data including name, address, email address, telephone number and/or credit card, child’s date of birth, username/password. The child’s date of birth is used for content research purposes. By providing the child’s date of birth you are helping us to ensure that the magazine content is appropriate for the age group.

For the shipping address and other delivery details please be aware that unless specified otherwise any payment information such as name and billing information, phone number and credit card details may be provided directly to and held by third party payment processor on our behalf.

You will be offered the opportunity to receive commercial offers from Bayard and you must provide explicit consent by checking a box that confirms your agreement to receive communications from us. You will can withdraw your consent at any time.


How secure is your information?

The security of your personal information is very important to us.  Your information is stored in secure databases and filing systems, and we use encryption technology to protect your credit card and other payment information during transmission to prevent tampering and credit card fraud.



A cookie is a small text file, saved on the hard disk of your computer at the request of the server managing the visited website. It contains information about the navigation made on the pages of this site and makes it easier to use the site later on your next visit. It can help us identify and resolve errors. The information collected by a cookie can only be read by the issuer. You can oppose the implementation of cookies, but in this case you may have degraded access to the services offered

We use both temporary and persistent cookies on our sites.  Temporary session cookies are specific to the current visit and help to remember information from that visit such as items in your shopping cart and calculate shopping cart totals.  Session cookies expire when you close your browser.  Persistent cookies are used to give you access to your account and edit your profile etc.  Another type of cookie is used to give us information about our website.  This cookie does not obtain any personal information about you or provide us with any way to contact you, and it does not extract any information from your computer.  We use it to track site traffic such as identify pages and items that get the greatest interest, create the most problems etc. This helps us with overall site evaluation and information for provide a better experience for you. 

Data not collected directly from you

In some cases, personal data about you may have been collected from third parties so Bayard can collect personal data from these partners. These sources are non-public. Where appropriate, we will not fail to provide you with all the information about the treatment as well as any useful information as to the exercise of your rights of deletion, limitation, access, rectification and portability.



Declarative data is required for registering and managing your orders, or for using services offered by the Bayard website.

We use your personal data for the following:

  • Create and manage your website account

  • To process and mail magazine subscriptions

  • To process and fill product orders including magazines, ebooks, single issues, eMagazines, etc.

  • To mail renewal notices.

  • To communicate information and promotional and events offers

  • Surveys, polls, and contest administration.

  • respond to and communicate with you about your requests, questions and comments;


Your e-mail address can be used to send you offers and products similar to those you have already ordered.

- When collecting your email address, or later, you will be offered to check a box confirming your agreement to receive commercial offers from Bayard. If you agree by checking this box, Bayard will be able to send you offers, new product information, events, competitions by email.

In any case, you can ask to no longer receive commercial offers to your email address:

- Either using the unsubscribe link you will find at the bottom of all commercial e-mailings of the Bayard.

- Or by sending an email to the Privacy Officer at


Security of personal data

Bayard implements all the technical means to guarantee the security of your data personal data and to prevent any risk of loss, deterioration or misuse thereof.



The Personal Data collected is intended for the Bayard

Your Personal Data is not disclosed to third parties, except in the following cases:

- when you have given your prior consent for the sharing and / or disclosure of your Data personal information, including through the features offered by the website;

- when Bayard has to share your Personal Data with the business partners (such authorized by you), suppliers, service providers and in particular technical service providers for the purpose of provision of services, the resolution of problems in the operation of services or for the purpose of offering advertising and promotional information in relation to the services offered by Bayard

- Bayard provides your Personal Data to third-party companies to provide services on its behalf, including the processing of payments, the analysis of data, the processing of mailing campaigns, management of subscription information flows and re-subscriptions, the hosting of services, the treatment of certain marketing aspects of services;

- in the event of a change of control of the Bayard Group and its subsidiaries or the sale of all or part of its assets, the Bayard Group will be authorized to transfer your Personal Data;

- Bayard does not transmit your Personal Data to third party advertisers for the purpose of targeted marketing.


In contrast, Bayard may use and share with third parties certain technical data or non-personal aggregates relating to your navigation on the Bayard website. Collection, processing and disclosure of such anonymous data cannot be subject to the restrictions stated herein.



In order to ensure the execution of its services and in particular the management of subscription and subscription, Bayard may transfer, for these purposes only, your personal data to subcontractors located outside the European Union including Hong Kong. To ensure your privacy and your personal data, the subcontractors concerned are signatories of the standard contractual clauses validated by the European Commission. We will always ensure that an adequate level of protection is in place to protect your personal information.



In application of the provisions of articles 39 and 40 of the law "Informatique & Libertés" and the European Regulation 2016/679, you can request a record of your personal data and require you’re your personal data can be updated, supplemented or erased.

In accordance with Article 18 of European Regulation 2016/679, you may also, where appropriate, request to limit access to the processing (for example, where the accuracy of your Personal Data is challenged by your care - for a period of time that allows Bayard to verify the accuracy of your Personal Data, or when Bayard no longer needs your Personal Data for processing purposes but you still need it for the recognition, exercise or defence of rights in court).

In accordance with Article 20 of the European Regulation 2016/679, it is also possible, within the limits of the technical processes used by the Bayard, to request to receive your personal data, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and that they are forwarded to another controller for processing using automated processes for which you have given your consent.

For all these requests, simply send an e-mail to the Privacy Officer at