Privacy Policy

Web Usage Statistics

To measure the usage and impact of the journal, some data are automatically gathered about the visitors using the IPOL web site. Most of these data are collected as part of the normal operation of a web server:

A tracking cookie is used to count returning visitors during 6 months. You can set your browser to refuse it. We follow the Do Not Track policy: you can opt out of our statistics with a browser setting or extension.

All this information is aggregated and processed to produce anonymous usage statistics reports. The collected data are kept on the IPOL servers for a maximum period of one year, under our complete control. This information is not and will never be user for purposes other than the evaluation of the activity of the IPOL services.

This data collection has been declared to the CNIL, reference number 1407691. You have a right to access, modify, correct or delete your personal data (French law "Informatique et Libertés", 6 January 1978). For all requests, please contact us by email.

Demonstration Data

All files uploaded to the on line demonstrations and the files produced by these demonstrations are kept on the IPOL servers, for the evaluation of the algorithms' performance and the investigation of their failure cases.

Some restrictions apply on which images are considered suitable for upload to IPOL. Users can choose whether they want these images to be publicly accessible or not. The public archives are not moderated. Any image can be removed from the public archives a posteriori upon request by email. These uploaded data are kept on IPOL servers.

IPOL retains some information to identify the origin of the material uploaded to the demonstration service as required by the French law (decree 2011-219, 24 February 2011), This information includes the IP address used to upload some files, the unique ID assigned to these files, and the upload date and time.