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Legal Notices EDF Pulse Awards' Applicant Portal




Legal information


The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is the property of Electricité de France, a French limited liability company (Société Anonyme) with registered capital of € 1 054 568 341,50, registered on the Trade and Companies Register in Paris under number 552 081 317, and with an intra-community VAT: VAT EU FR 03552081317,


The Company's head office is located at:


22-30, avenue de Wagram
75008 Paris, France
Tel: + 33 (0)1 40 42 22 22
e-mail: masteredfcom@edf.fr


The publishing director of the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is Catherine Lescure, Brand and Image Senior Vice President in the EDF Group's Communication Division.

The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal has been designed by Nelis, with its registered office located at 1 place Francis PONGE, 34000 Montpellier, France.


The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal operates from a server platform provided by the company Hosteur (ABConnect)


General terms of use


The user acknowledges that he/she has read these general terms of use and agrees to abide by them.


EDF retains the right to modify this legal notice at any time and the user therefore agrees to consult it periodically.


In the event that you access the portal https://awards-pulse.edf.com from a country other than France, you undertake to abide with such country's applicable laws and regulations.


Content of the portal


The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is the applicants' website for the EDF Pulse awards, the contest rules can be found on this website.


The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal provides access to other sites of EDF or companies of the EDF Group, which may have their own legal notices that should be read and followed.


The companies of the EDF Group have their own legal existence and are legal entities in their own right.


The information found on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is solely for informational purposes. EDF is unable to guarantee that the information disseminated on its website is accurate, comprehensive or up-to-date. The user should therefore make his/her own independent analysis.


EDF shall therefore not be held liable for any errors, omissions or the unavailability of the information or services.


The user therefore acknowledges that he/she is solely responsible for using such information.


EDF shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages that could occur from accessing or using the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal, including but not limited to the site's unavailability, loss of data and/or the presence of a virus on the site.


General technical information


As a user of the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal, you hereby acknowledge that:

  • you have the necessary skills and resources to access and use this site:
    • Screen: Resolution 1024 X 768
    • Browsers:
      • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11+
      • Google Chrome (v.37+)
      • Mozilla Firefox (v.32+)
      • Apple Safari 5.1.7+
      • Opera (v.24+)
  • you have checked your computer's configuration to ensure that it does not have a virus and that it is in perfect working condition;
  • you have been informed that the https://awards-pulse.edf.comportal is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week except due to circumstances beyond EDF's control, IT or technical problems or problems related to the telecommunications networks. EDF may suspend access to the portal to conduct maintenance and will make every effort to inform users in advance;
  • you have been informed that any costs to access and browse the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal are solely at your own expense.


Users are encouraged to consult the "FAQ" section for a full list of technical information to ensure a successful browsing session.

Data protection and privacy


The personal data gathered on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is exclusively for EDF's internal usage.


EDF does not sell, exchange or rent any data gathered on its site. However, if you do not provide such data, EDF would be unable to process the related files.


In accordance with article 38 of the French data protection law n° 78-17 dated 6 January 1978, users have the right to opt out of allowing their data to be used for direct marketing purposes or transmitted to a third party.


In accordance with article 40 of the French data protection law n° 78-17 dated 6 January 1978, users also have the right to access, modify, correct or delete any data pertaining to them.


They may exercise such right by writing to:



Direction de la communication groupe

Direction Digitale & Editoriale

22 – 30, avenue de Wagram

75008 Paris


or by emailing the ‘EDF Pulse’ site moderator at contact-edfpulse@edf.fr


Data protection and privacy officer


EDF has appointed a Data Protection and Privacy Officer, entrusted with ensuring that personal data is protected and that the company is compliant with all legal requirements. As part of this role, the Data Protection and Privacy Officer maintains a list of all the information processed and stored by EDF SA since 1 January 2007. This list is made available to any individual who would like to consult it.


To obtain a copy, please send in your request to:


EDF  - Correspondant Informatique et Libertés
Tour EDF - 20 place de la Défense
92050 Paris La Défense Cedex
ou par courriel à informatique-et-libertes@edf.fr


You will need to directly contact the French Data Protection Authority (Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés) for any information processed and stored prior to 1 January 2007.


Intellectual Property


The brands and logos (semi-figurative trademarks) of EDF and of EDF Group companies displayed on the site are trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction or representation, whether separate or included with other items, without the express and prior permission in writing by EDF or by the relevant EDF Group companies, is strictly forbidden.

The general structure, software, texts, images, videos, sound, expertise, animations and, more broadly, all information and content on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal are the property of EDF or licensed under an agreement. These foregoing items are governed by copyright laws.

Any representation, modification, reproduction, misrepresentation, whether total or partial, of all or part of the website or its content, by any process or on any medium whatsoever, shall constitute an infringement sanctioned by articles L 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.

Any databases appearing on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal are protected by the provisions of the French law of 1 July 1998, transposing the European Directive of 11 March 1996 related to the legal protection of databases into the French Intellectual Property Code. In this respect, EDF expressly prohibits reusing, reproducing or extracting any items from such databases. The user shall be held liable for any unauthorised re-utilisation, reproduction or extraction.

EDF reserves the right to immediately and without prior notice delete any content such as messages, text, images, and/or graphics that may violate applicable laws and notably the aforementioned laws and regulations.

Prior to using any content from the website (text, images, etc.), you must first obtain EDF's prior written permission by sending your request to the address shown in the "Legal Information" section or by sending an email to the web master.


Management of access codes and passwords


Some of the interactive services on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal require an access code and a password provided by the database administrators of these services.

These access codes and passwords are confidential, personal and non-transferable. You are responsible for managing and safeguarding them and responsible for any consequences arising from their use. You must therefore take all precautionary measures to protect and safeguard them. Under no circumstances whatsoever shall EDF be held responsible for any fraudulent use.


For security reasons, access to secured sections will be automatically blocked after several failed access attempts. EDF reserves the right to suspend access to the website in the event of fraudulent use or a fraudulent attempt to use another user's access code or password. EDF shall inform you of any suspended access to the website.


Applicable law


The https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is governed by French law.

Most of the on-line content and services on the https://awards-pulse.edf.com portal is provided in French and English. In the event of a dispute, the French-language version shall prevail.


Use of cookies




When you visit the website, you are notified that a cookie may automatically place itself on your web browser. Cookies are text files that are used to store information about your browsing on the website; they are not used to identify you. Cookies are used to conduct visitor number surveys and audience statistics to enhance the website’s performance.


Your browser’s settings help notify you when there are cookies on the site and you are able to block them if you wish by following the instructions below.

You may not be able to use some of the services on the website if you block the cookies.


You have the right to access, amend or delete any of your personal data communicated by a cookie according to the terms and conditions set forth in the "Data protection and privacy" section.


Issuers of cookies


Who issues the cookies on this website?


EDF stores the cookies on your computer for browsing purposes on our website and to optimise and customise our website's services.


What do cookies do?


The cookies that we issue are used for the purposed described below depending on your browser’s settings when visiting our website:


  • Cookies that allow you to compile statistics, traffic volumes and utilisation of various items displayed on https://awards-pulse.edf.com (sections and content visited, paths) helping us improve the content and make it more user-friendly
  • tailor the presentation of our website to your computer's display preferences (language, screen resolution, operating system, etc.) when you visit our website, according to the hardware, visualisation software or player software that your device includes
  • store information related to an on-line form that you filled out on our website (enrolment or account access) or to products, services or information that you have selected on our website (subscribed services, content of your shopping baskets, etc)
  • facilitate your access to reserved or personalised pages on our website such as your account identifiers and data that you may have already provided us
  • deploy security measures such as re-prompting you to log into a page or service after a certain amount of time has lapsed


Your browser's settings


You may disable the cookies at any time. Your browser can also be configured to notify you when there are cookies stored on your computer and to accept or block them. You can accept or block cookies on a case-by-case basis or systematically block them for once and for all.


Please note that the configuration may alter your terms of access to our services that use cookies.


In order to manage the cookies closely in line with your expectations, we advise you to configure your browser while keeping in mind the purpose for the cookies as described above.


Here’s how to control or prevent the storage of cookies


Each browser's configuration is different. Under the help menu of your browser, you will find out how your browser is configured and how to change your options with respect to cookies.


You can disable cookies by following the instructions below:

1/ If you use Internet Explorer


In Internet Explorer, click on “tools”, then “internet options”. In the « general » tab, under « browser history », click on « settings ». Then click on “show folders”.

Click on the column header “name” to sort all the folders into an alphabetical order, then scroll down the list until you see the files starting with “cookie” (all cookies have this prefix and usually contain the name of the website that created the cookie).

Select the cookies containing the “EDF” name and delete them.

Close the window containing the list of files and click OK twice to return to Internet Explorer.


2/ If you use Firefox


Go to “tools” and then select the “options” menu.

In the window that opens, choose “privacy” and click on “show cookies”.

Locate the files containing the “EDF” name. Select them and delete them.

3/ If you use Safari


In your browser, select Edit > Preferences.

Click on “security”.

Click on “show cookies”.

Select the cookies containing the “EDF” name and click on “delete” or “delete all”.

After having deleted the cookies, click on “done”.

4/ If you use Google Chrome


Click on the tools menu icon.

Select options.

Click on the “advanced options” tab and go to the “confidentiality” section.

Click on “show cookies”.

Locate the cookies containing the “EDF” name. Select them and delete them.

Click on “close” to return back to your browser.