Legal information and Terms of use


Legal Information

Editor: Agence France Muséums, simplified joint stock company with a capital of 335,000.00€ having its registered office located at 20, rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris, registered with the Trade and Corporations Register of Paris under identification number 499 510 451, duly represented by its chief executive officer, Hervé BARBARET.
E-mail : contact@francemuseums.fr
Intracommunity VAT number: FR93 499510451

Publication director: Hervé BARBARET

Host: OVH SAS, 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – Phone: +33 (0)8 203 203 63.


Copyrights

Homepage :
From top to bottom and from left to right : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Hufton+Crow, Designed by Freepik Ville photo créé par wirestock – fr.freepik.com, © Department of Culture and Tourisme Abu Dhabi/ Photo Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourisme Abu Dhabi/ Photo Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Hufton+Crow, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi – Photo Mohamed Somji Seeing Things, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi – Photography by Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourisme Abu Dhabi/ Photo Greg Garay.

About :
History : AFM tous droits réservés ; Sorbonne Abu Dhabi ; Department of Culture and Tourism ; TDIC Architecte Atelier Jean Novel ; Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Photography Vartan Kelechian ; Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi/ Photo: Erik and Petra Hesmerg ; Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay ; AFM tous droits réservés. Vision : Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo by: Greg Garay. Team : Tous droits réservés AFM / Photographes : David Haffen, Christophe Viseux et Xavier Ansart. Network & Partners : musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac © photo Roland Halbe ; Versailles © Thomas Garnier ; 2013 Palais Royal musée du Louvre © I.M.Pei Olivier Ouadah ; Centre Pompidou, architectes Renzo Piano et Richard Rogers, photo G. Meguerditchian © Centre Pompidou, 2020 ; Musée Rodin © J. Manoukian, agence photo du musée Rodin ; Bibliothèque nationale de France © BnF – Alain Goustard ; MNAAG2©MNAAG Paris Stéphane Ruchaud 2017 ; Musée d’Orsay 3 © Musée d’Orsay – Patrice Schmidt ; Ecole du Louvre ©Mathilde Ledur ; Collection Rmn – Grand Palais © Mirco Magliocca ; Fontainebleau Cour-Honneur © Beatrice-Lécuyer-Bibal ; MAD, Paris, France – Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs © Luc Boegly ; (c) sevres-manufacture-et-musee-nationaux ; Musée de Cluny (c)V. Baillais et pour l’image 01 photo M. Denancé B. Desmoulin ; Musée d’Archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye © Joly-Dulos ; Domaine national de Chambord © Olivier Marchant. Governance : Hervé Barbaret, CEO AFM tous droits réservés, Sandra Lagumina, Chairperson, AFM tous droits réservés, Jean-Luc Martinez, Président-Director of musée du Louvre © 2013 Musée du Louvre / Florence Brochoire.

Expertise :
Strategy & Planning: Photo RMN Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) © René Gabriel Ojéda ; AFM tous droits réservés.  Programming & Concept : Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN / Martine Beck Coppola ; AFM tous droits réservés. Production & Project Management : © Département de la Culture et du Tourisme Abu Dhabi Photo par APF ; ©Department of culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo by Ismail Noor Seeing Things. Collections Management : © Musée du quai Branly Jacques Chirac ; Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay. Trainning & Support : © Photo (C) Centre Pompidou, MNAM CCI, Dist . RMN Grand Palais / Georges Meguerditchian ; © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay.

Projects :
Creating a Children’s Museum : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Wael Shah, © Département de la Culture et du Tourisme Abu Dhabi/ Photo Carlo Damalerio, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Wael Shah. Organising the conservation & exhibition of a universal museum : © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay. Telling the story of a museum of the 21st Century : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Hufton+Crow, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Greg Garay. Conceiving & producing international exhibitions : © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo Mohamed Somji Seeing Things, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photography by Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photography by Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photo Mohamed Somji Seeing Things. Designing innovative interpretation tools : © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photography by Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Wael Shah, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi Photography by Jonathan Gibbons, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Wael Shah. Developing a 360° professional training plan : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Greg Garay, © Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi / Photo by: Greg Garay, AFM All rights reserved

News : Team : Tous droits réservés AFM / Photographes : David Haffen, Christophe Viseux et Xavier Ansart, Thibaut Chapotot. Dragon and Phoenix – Centuries of Exchange between Chinese and Islamic worlds : @France Muséums- all right reserved, © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi/ Photo: Ismail Noor/Seeing Things. French soft power : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Photo Hufton+Crow. Rethinking the visitor experience online : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Ismail Noor – Seeing Things. Exhibition « Abstraction et Calligraphy » at Louvre Abu Dhabi : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi / Ismail Noor – Seeing Things. Arcs chat : the post-covid courier : © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

Terms of use

IMPORTANT: It is expressly agreed that access and use of the website www.francemuseums.fr implies the user’s unrestricted acceptance and compliance with these terms of use. The user therefore declares having read and understood the terms of use. In the event of reservations or disputes regarding all or part of the provisions of these terms of use, the user acknowledges that he or she will no longer have the right to access the site.

1. Definitions
For the purpose of these terms of use, words, terms hereafter, if not defined elsewhere in these terms of use, shall have the meanings set forth below:

“Company”: shall mean Agence France Muséums, simplified joint stock company with a capital of 335,000.00€ having its registered office located at 20, rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris, registered with the Trade and Corporations Register of Paris under identification number 499 510 451, duly represented by its chief executive officer, Hervé BARBARET.

“Cookie(s)”: means a text file that may be saved, subject to the User’s choices, in a dedicated space on the User’s terminal hard disk when consulting an online service using his or her browser software.

“Site”: shall mean the website www.francemuseums.fr where the Company presents its activity to the Users.

“Terms of use”: shall mean all of the stipulations provided for herein, the purpose of which is to define the terms and conditions and rules of access and use of the Site, as well as the information contained therein.

“User”: shall mean a person who has access to the Site.

2. Purpose
These Terms of use govern the conditions of use of the Site by any User.

3. User’s general obligations
When using the Site, the User undertakes to comply with the laws and regulations in force, to respect the rights of third parties and comply with the provisions of these Terms of use. Each User has the obligation:
– Not to divert the purpose of the Site to commit acts punishable by law;
– Not to use the information on the Site directly or indirectly for commercial purposes;
– Not to denigrate the Site;
– Not to attempt to divert Internet users to another site or a competitor; and generally,
– To use the Site in accordance with the purpose described in these Terms of Use.

The Company reserves the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to suspend or remove access to the Site to one or more Users and to take all measures against them, if the Company considers that such User(s) do not comply with the Terms of Use.

4. Personal data
The Company is committed to apply the obligations of the amended Statute 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information technology, files and freedoms, the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 of 25 May 2018 on data protection and the resulting ethical principles regarding the personal information that the User may be led to communicate to it in the context of its use of the Site. The privacy Policy, presented at the following address, details the terms and conditions applicable to the collection and processing of Users’ personal data on the Site: https://www.francemuseums.fr/en/privacy-policy/.

5. Intellectual property
The elements contained on the Site (including photographs, images, drawings, illustrations, texts, videos, logos, trademarks, etc.) and the Site itself are protected under intellectual property law. These elements belong to the Company or are used with the agreement of their right owners. No license, nor any right other than the right to consult the Site, is granted to the Users when accessing the Site.
Any reproduction, transmission, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, marketing, in whole or in part by any process and on any medium whatsoever (paper, digital, etc.) is prohibited, without the prior written authorization of the Company, under penalty of constituting an offence of counterfeiting.

6. Cookies
When consulting the Site, the following technical data may be recorded, in connection with access to or use of the Site:
– User’s Internet Protocol (IP) address;
– Information relating to the configuration (type of machine, browser, etc.) and navigation (date, time, pages consulted, occurrence of errors, etc.) of the User.

The Company processes this technical data in a completely anonymous manner, not attaching it to any information enabling the User to be identified, and do not transmit it to third parties.

6.1 Purpose of cookies issued on the Site
Cookies in the Site are used for the following purposes:

Essentially technical cookies : Cookies strictly necessary for the use of the Site while taking advantage of all its functionalities (support of the Internet user’s operating system, display, etc.) can be present in the Site
They allow certain functionalities and the presentation of the Site to be adapted to the browser and the material of the Users.

Functionality Cookies : Functionality Cookies make it possible to simplify the User’s navigation by recording some of the User’s choices (language, country, information relating to a previously entered form, etc.).

Cookies for audience measurement : The Company uses Cookies for audience measurement which purpose is to establish statistics and volumes of frequentation and use of the various services of the Site. Their goal is to enable the Company to improve the comfort of Users. Thus, the Company uses the service Google Analytics (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) which makes it possible to analyze the frequentation and the actions done in the Site. Additional information about Google Analytics can be consulted on the present page via the following link:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=fr&ref_topic=2919631

6.2 The User’s choices regarding Cookies
The User may, at any time, set their browser to modify their choices regarding Cookies. Setting up the Internet browser is an efficient and free way to determine, upstream, the management of Cookies.

Cookies agreement: The registration of a Cookie in a terminal is essentially subject to the will of the terminal User, which the latter may express and modify at any time and free of charge through the choices offered by his navigation software.

Refusal of Cookies: If the User refuses to save Cookies in his terminal, or if the User deletes those saved there, he will no longer be able to benefit from a certain number of functionalities that are nevertheless necessary to navigate in certain areas of the Site. Where applicable, the Company declines all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded operation of its services resulting from the impossibility for it to record or consult the Cookies necessary for their operation and which the User will have refused or deleted. Cookies will not be kept for more than thirteen (13) months.

How to exercise the choices according to the Browser used by the User? The settings for Cookie management depend on the User’s browser. As an indication, the User may oppose the recording of Cookies by configuring his browser as follows:
For Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For Firefox : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop
For Chrome : https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en
For Safari : https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
For Opera : https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

7. Limitations of liability

The Company commits to do its best efforts to ensure that the Site can be accessed to any time. Nevertheless, the Company declines any liability in case of difficulties to access the Site or interruption in the connection, whatever the cause. In particular, the Company reserves the right to make any changes to the Site that it deems useful, without prior notice and even if this change results in an interruption of access to the Site. The Site may contain links to third party sites. As these sites are published and managed by third parties, without any control by the Company, the Company cannot be held liable for any damage resulting from the use of or access to these sites.

8. Entry into force – Duration

These Terms of use are concluded for an indefinite period from the first access to the Site and for as long as they are applicable under the conditions specified in article 9 below.

9. Modification of the Terms of use

The Company reserves the right to modify, at any time, in full or in part, the provisions of the Terms of use. The new Terms of use shall come into force on the date of their publication on the Site, provided that the User has been informed that they have been put online. Continued use of the Site by the User thus informed, after the date of publication of the modified Terms of use will be deemed to have been made by consenting to the new version of the Terms of use.

10. Severability

Should any of the provisions of these Terms of use be declared null and void with regard to a legislative or regulatory provision in force and/or a court decision having the force of res judicata, it shall be deemed to be unwritten, but shall not affect the validity of the other provisions, which shall remain fully applicable.

11. Governing law – Jurisdiction

These Terms of use will be governed by French law. In the event of a dispute arising from the present contractual relationship, and subject to the public policy provisions applicable in terms of jurisdiction, the competent courts under the appellate jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Paris (France) shall have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising out of these Terms of use.