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Reproduction rights

In accordance with public intellectual property law and in particular with article L122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code, “official documents” are freely reusable:

– statements, speeches, press kits and press releases

– circulars, directives and other regulatory documents.

However, it is good practice to clearly state the source of any such content, either in part or in full, and if applicable with a link to the original document online at

All other content on the website is covered by copyright. Any reuse is therefore subject to the author’s agreement under Article L.122-4 of the Intellectual Property Code.

Non-commercial re-use is authorised on condition that the integrity of the information is respected and that the meaning, scope and application of the information are not altered and that the origin and date of publication are specified.

The information may not be used for commercial or promotional purposes without offical authorisation and licence for the re-use of public information. Commercial or promotional re-use is considered to be the creation of a product or service from public information that is intended to be made available to third parties, whether free of charge or for a fee.

Requests for authorisation to reproduce content must be sent by e-mail to the teams in charge of the website via the email at

Reproductions for commercial or advertising purposes will not, with some exceptions, be authorised.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Photo credits

The photographs presented on this site are not free of rights and may not be reused without the explicit permission of their author.

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