Legal notices

The International Surf Archive website can be accessed at the following address: Access and use of the website are subject to the Legal Notices detailed below as well as to applicable laws and regulations. Connection, use and access to this website imply the full and unreserved acceptance of all the provisions of these Legal Notices by the user.

Article 1 - Legal information

Under Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 on trust in the digital economy, this article specifies the various stakeholders in the context of its implementation and monitoring.

A. Website editor

The website is edited by SAS The International Surf Archive, with a share capital of € 7,500 and head offices located at the following address: 170 avenue Saint-Vincent de Paul, 40100 Dax, France. The International Surf Archive is registered at the following number: 898 647 250 R.C.S. Dax. Its individual tax identification number is as follows: FR04898647250.

Phone number: 06 82 26 49 66 

Email address:

Terms and conditions (T&C) are available here.

B. Editor

The editor is The International Surf Archive. 

Email address :

C. Web hosting service provider

The website is hosted by Studio Waaz, head offices located at: Local 28 Halle DARLA Village d'Iraty, 10 Rue des Mésanges, 64200 Biarritz, France. Phone number: 05 59 70 38 46. The hosting is located in Paris on the servers of ONLINE SAS.

D. User

Any person who accesses the website is considered a user. 

Article 2 - Privacy

A. Use of collected data

In accordance with the provisions of Article 5 of regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the council, the collection and processing of user data respects the following principles:

  1. Data can only be collected with the user’s consent. Every time personal data is collected, the user will be informed what data is collected and for what purposes;
  2. Purpose limitation: data is collected and processed for one or several purposes that are listed in the legal notices;
  3. Data minimisation and collection: only data that is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed is collected;
  4. Storage limitation: data is stored for a limited time only.
  5. Integrity and confidentiality: the person in charge of data processing ensures the integrity and confidentiality of collected data.

To be lawful and according to Article 6 of regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the council, collection and processing of personal data can only happen only if and to the extent that at least one of the following applies:

  1. The user has given consent to data processing;
  2. Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract ;
  3. Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
  4. Processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;
  5. Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority;
  6. Processing of personal data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

Personal data collected on the website are: 

  1. First names
  2. Last name
  3. Date of birth 
  4. Email address
  5. Postal address
  6. Phone number
  7. Company name
  8. Company function

Data is collected when the user subscribes to The International Surf Archive.

In addition, when making a payment on the website, proof of the transaction including the order form and invoice will be kept in the website Editor's systems.

The data will be collected on the website systems and under reasonable security conditions for a period of 3 years.

Data collection and processing serve the following purposes: data is recorded in order to better target the offers sent to users.

B. Data hosting

As mentioned above, the website is hosted by Studio Waaz, head office located at: Local 28 Halle DARLA Village d'Iraty, 10 Rue des Mésanges, 64200 Biarritz, France. 

Data collected and processed by the website are solely hosted and processed in France. 

C. Data processing

The International Surf Archive is in charge of processing personal data and can be contacted by telephone on 06 82 26 49 66 or by email at

D. User rights and procedure for implementing these rights

In accordance with the regulations regarding the processing of personal data, the user has the rights listed below.

In order for the data controller to comply with their request, the user is required to provide the data controller with: their first name, last name and email address, and, if relevant, their membership number.

The data controller is required to respond to the user within a maximum of 30 days.

a) Right of access, modification and right to be forgotten

The user can consult, update, modify or request the deletion of their data, by respecting the procedure set out below: the user must send an email to the person in charge of processing personal data, specifying the subject of their request and using the email address provided above.

If they have one, the user has the right to request the deletion of their member space by respecting the following procedure: the user must send an email to the data controller, specifying their membership number. The request for deletion of data will be processed within 10 working days.

b) Right to limit and oppose data processing

The user has the right to request the limitation or to oppose the processing of data by the website, without the website being able to refuse, except to demonstrate the existence of legitimate and compelling reasons, which may prevail over the interests, the rights and freedom of the user.

E. Obligations of the data controller

The data controller agrees to protect the personal data collected, not to pass them onto third parties without the user having been informed and to respect the purposes for which these data were collected.

In addition, the data controller agrees to notify the user in the event of modification or deletion of the data, unless this entails disproportionate formalities, costs and procedures for them.

In the event that the integrity, confidentiality or security of the user's personal data is compromised, the data controller agrees to inform the user by any means available.

Article 3 - Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Legal Notices are governed by French law. In the event of a dispute and in the absence of an amicable agreement, the dispute will be brought before the French courts in accordance with the rules of jurisdiction in force.

The user has the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) regarding the use made of their personal data by the data controller.

Article 4 - Contact

For any report of illegal content or activities, the user can contact the Editor at the following address:, or by certified mail sent to: The International Surf Archive, 170 avenue Saint-Vincent de Paul, 40100 Dax, France.

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