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The website is an information and external communication site. It is registered with CNIL (French data protection authority) under number 1653210.


Credits and production

Production: ECEDI,  91 avenue de la République, 75011 Paris 


General terms and conditions of the website

Saemes has created the website to provide information to its users. By using this site, you agree to respect the general terms and conditions and the legal terms of access and use specified below and in all applicable law. When you access the website, browse it and use it, you unreservedly accept the general terms and conditions and legal terms.

Saemes is an SAEM, a public-private partnership limited company, with its head office located at: 1 rue Léon Cladel, 75002 Paris, France.

This website is published by: Saemes

The publication director is: Alain Devès, General Manager

The publication manager is: Valérie Eynaud, Web Manager



This site is hosted by OVH. You can contact the company at: 2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix, France. Contact:


Intellectual property rights

This site is a work of which Saemes is the author as defined by Articles L. 111.1 onwards of the French Intellectual Property Code. The design and development of this site has been carried out by ECEDI.

Photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images and animated sequences (with sound or not) as well as all works integrated into the website are the property of Saemes or of third parties that have authorised Saemes to use them.

The photo credits belong to: © Createis, © Photos Horizon, © Madeleine Caillard, © Cyrille Dubreuil, © Masterzphotofo - Fotolia

Reproductions, digitally or in print, of this site and the works featuring on it are authorised subject to the copy being strictly reserved for personal use. This excludes all advertising and/or commercial and/or informative purposes, and the use must conform to the provisions of Article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

With the exception of the above provisions, all reproductions, representations, uses or modifications by any means whatsoever and on any support whatsoever, either of all or of part of the website or the various works that form part of it, without having obtained prior authorisation from Saemes are strictly forbidden and constitute a copyright infringement which carries the penalty of three years' imprisonment and a €300,000 fine.


Personal and other data

You can visit this site without revealing your identity or providing the least information concerning you.

Saemes is particularly concerned about transparency and protecting your rights. It will not gather any information to identify you personally apart from those details provided by you when completing forms or other downloadable documents from the website and posting them to us.

The information you provide is considered confidential and is gathered exclusively for Saemes, unless you explicitly agree otherwise.

In accordance with Article 34 of the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, you have the right to access, modify, correct and delete your personal data. To exercise this right, email us at or send a letter to: 1 rue Léon Cladel, 75002 Paris.


Cookies & statistics

Cookies are data elements transmitted by a website to the hard drives of individual computers in order to keep a record of visits. Passwords are not stored in cookies. Cookies enable users to save their personal parameters to access a particular site and thus facilitate their browsing. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can disable them by activating the relevant option in your browser.


Cookies used on our website

Name: __utma

Expiry: after two years

Purpose: this cookie is used to distinguish unique visitors to our site, which is updated after each page is viewed.


Name: __utmb

Expiry: after 30 minutes

Purpose: this cookie is used to follow your session while you visit. The cookie expires if you remain inactive on our site for more than 30 minutes. The use of this cookie combined with the __utmc cookie makes it possible to follow sessions on our site.


Name: __utmc

Expiry: at the end of the session

Purpose: this cookie functions in combination with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not the current unique visitor makes a new visit.


Name: __utmz

Expiry: after 6 months

Purpose: this cookie stores all the information needed to identify a source of traffic. The information stored in this cookie includes the traffic source, the support of this traffic source, the keyword entered if the user is viewing the site from a search engine, etc.


Name: has_js

Expiry: at the end of the session

Purpose: this cookie enables the website to determine whether 'Javascript' functions are activated in your browser.


Name: _utmt

Expiry: after 10 minutes

Purpose: this cookie generates statistics on the website's traffic.


Sharing Cookies via the social media

Cookie files could be deposited on your terminal by social media sites, in order to share content on our site. These social media sites are materialised on our website by buttons that enable them to identify you while you are browsing. We cannot control these cookies or the data gathered by social media. For more information on these applications, we recommend reading the confidentiality policies of each of these social media:

- Facebook

- Twitter


Limits of responsibility

Users use the website at their own risk. Under no circumstances can Saemes be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, including damage to equipment, loss of data or programmes or financial loss, resulting from access to or use of this site or any sites linked to it. The content of the site is presented with no guarantees of any kind. Information on car parks, products and the services proposed is not binding. Information on partners' products and services is the entire responsibility of these partners.



Saemes cannot be held responsible for websites that have established a hyperlink with and accepts no responsibility for the content, products, services, etc. available on or from those websites.


Limitation of liability

Use of this website is at the sole risk of the user. In no situation may Saemes be held liable for direct or indirect damages, particularly material loss, data or software loss, or financial loss that results from accessing or using this website or any website linked to it. The website content is presented with no guarantees of whatsoever nature.


Governing law

These general terms and conditions and legal terms are subject to French law. French is the legal language of these general terms and conditions and legal terms. In the event of dispute, French courts hold sole jurisdiction.


Amendments to the general terms and conditions and legal terms

Saemes reserves the right to modify and update at any time these general terms and conditions and legal terms.

All rights reserved.