Privacy Policy for Stop Planned Obsolescence

At stopobsolescence, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by stopobsolescence and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in stopobsolescence. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our webste
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our webste
  • Understand and analyze how you use our webste
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the webste, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Log Files

stopobsolescence follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Generator and the Disclaimer Generator.

Cookies used on our site 

Technical cookies: Technical cookies make it possible in particular to recognize a user, to signal his passage on such or such page and thus to improve his comfort of navigation. Their purpose is in particular to adapt the presentation of the site to the display preferences of the user’s terminal (smartphone, tablet, computer), to memorize passwords and other information relating to a form that is completed on the site. These technical cookies are technically essential for browsing our site and therefore cannot be deactivated or configured, otherwise you will no longer be able to access the site.

“Social network” cookies: Social network cookies make it possible to share content from our site with other people or to let these other people know about a user’s consultation or their opinion concerning content on the site. This is particularly the case with the “share” buttons from social networks Facebook or Twitter. If the Internet user interacts by means of elements from third parties, for example by clicking on the « Share » button, the corresponding information will be transmitted to the social network and published on the Internet user’s profile. If the user does not want the social network to link the information collected through our site to his user account, he must first disconnect from the social network.

Analysis cookies (audience measurement): These cookies are often used to measure the audience for the various contents and sections of our site, in order to evaluate and better organize them. Our site uses Matomo, a tool recommended by the CNIL in France, to measure its audience. Matomo respects your privacy and uses a tracking method that does not involve storing analytics cookies in your browser.

Consent to tracking and use of cookies

On our site, Matomo is configured in such a way as to strictly respect the protection of the User’s data, in particular by respecting the « Do Not Track » function if it is configured by default in his browser. stopobsolescence is therefore exempt from the consent request, which explains why we do not have a consent banner on the site.

However, the User may at any time choose to register to be excluded from tracking by Mamoto (a ‘mtm_consent_removed’ cookie will then be placed in his browser to remember his decision) by following the information below :

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.

The User’s browser can also be configured to notify him of the Cookies stored in his terminal and ask him to accept them or not on a case-by-case basis or in full). We remind you, however, that disabling all Cookies – including technical Cookies – will prevent the User from using our Site under normal conditions, with the exception of basic functions.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of stopobsolescence.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on stopobsolescence, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that stopobsolescence has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

stopobsolescence’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

stopobsolescence does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.