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Terms & Conditions


• French Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (amended) on computers, files, and liberty
• French Law 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on trust in the digital economy


Publication Director: Jean-Marc Jézéquel, IRISA Director.
Hosting: provided by IRISA, with headquarters on the Beaulieu campus in Rennes.
Editor: IRISA Communication Department, web[at]irisa[point]fr


Image credits: unless otherwise stated, all images featured on this website belong to IRISA trustees.
Website design: Agnès Cottais.

General Terms & Conditions

The user acknowledges and agrees to comply with these terms. He has checked that his computer does not contain any viruses or other malware, and is in perfect working order. The user alone is responsible for the selection, usage, and interpretation of the data that he views, queries, and transfers online. The website owner has done all that they can to provide users with verified information and/or tools, but cannot be held in any way responsible for any errors or unavailable information, and/or the presence of viruses or malware found on the site.

Intellectual property, copyright, links

The general structure as well as any programmes, texts animated or still images, sounds, expertise, press releases, etc. and all other parts of the website are the exclusive property of IRISA trustees, or are regularly used under licence. The full website is protected by French and international copyright and intellectual property law. All copyrights are reserved, including for downloadable content, icons, and images.

Any full or partial electronic reproduction of this website and its content, by any means whatsoever, without the prior consent of the IRISA partners, is forbidden and will be considered an infringement of copyright under article L335-2 onwards of the French Intellectual Property Code, unless otherwise stated.

The pages of this website may be printed unless otherwise stated, as long as the following conditions are met:
• documents are printed in full
• the source is clearly acknowledged: and it is stated that copyright is reserved and limited
• distributed for free

The databases featured on the current website are protected by the French Law of 1 July 1998, including the IPC from the Directive of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

You may create a link to the IRISA homepage as long as it is not intended for any commercial use nor for advertising, and that the link is clearly labelled. This authorisation is not valid for websites that publish illicit information.

Any use of parts of the website within another website, via content, framework, inlining, or similar procedures, is forbidden. For any requests concerning hyperlinks, contact the editor named above, specifying the address of the page where the link will be displayed.

Computers, files, and liberty

In line with the provisions of French Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (amended) on computers, files, and liberty, all personal data processed by this website is the subject of a “Computers and liberties” declaration.
The user is informed that, in line with the terms of the Law 78-17, they have the right to access, rectify, and delete their personal data by writing to the address provided above.


IRISA contributors to the website will do their best to ensure that the information they provide is accurate and up to date at the time of publication. However, IRISA cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information published online. The information featured on this website is not contractually binding and may be changed without notice.

Any user who notices any inaccuracies, errors, or clearly illegal information must inform the editor so that they can take action.

Amending terms

IRISA’s partners, the website’s owners and operators, reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without notice. The user must therefore check back regularly.

Applicable law

French law is applicable in case of dispute. The courts in Rennes (France) will settle any disputes.

Updated in October 2013.