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The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle
The Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle is a public scientific, cultural and professional institution under the joint authority of the Ministries in charge of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition.
The Museum is also an institution for scientific research and higher education.
Legal name of the institution publishing the website
Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, a public scientific, cultural and professional institution;
Its headquarters is at 57, rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France;
Its statutes are published by Decree 2001-916 of 3 October 2001;
It is represented by its President, Bruno David
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Commitment: The Publisher agrees to adhere to the legislation concerning the creation and operation of a Web site in its entirety.
Please read the information in the present heading. You agree to the following conditions governing your use of this site.
Information provided on the website
This site is intended for informational purposes. Its purpose is to present the Musée de l'Homme. No information contained on this shall have or be construed as having contractual value. The scientific texts published on the site are valid as of the date of publication and their authors shall not be liable for them.
Information concerning services or animal species, or any other information contained on the site, are from documents considered to be reliable. The information on the site is regularly updated.
All information, whether of a practical or scientific nature, is provided for information only and shall imply no commitment on the part of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. Any information on the site may be modified, at any time and without prior notice, by the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle.
No information on the Musée de l'Homme website shall constitute an offer of services or products, nor a sales solicitation of whatever nature nor a recommendation or advice. The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle and the entities it comprises shall not be held liable for any decision made or not made on the basis of information contained on the site, nor for any use thereof such as may be made by a third party. The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle may not be held liable for said information.
Applicable law – Jurisdiction
The site, whose official language is French, is subject to French law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts.
The present site and all its constituent elements of whatever nature are the property of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle and are protected by author’s rights and intellectual-property rights.
Databases and/or data files are protected by the special provisions introduced by Law no. 98-536 of the 1st July 1998 relating to legal protection of databases.
Their re-use is prohibited without express prior authorisation of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle.
The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle authorises the user under the present terms and conditions and the rules customarily observed on the Internet, to consult this site free of charge, purely for purposes of information, solely for his or her personal and private use and excluding all commercial uses.
Law of evidence
Law No. 2000-230 of 13 March 2000 on the adaptation of the law of evidence to information technology and electronic signatures recognises that the writing on electronic documents has the same evidential weight as the writing on paper documents. The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle draws your attention to the consequences of sending electronic messages in terms of any kind of commitment, especially legal.
Hypertext links are set up on the website towards other resources on the Internet as well as from said resources towards the website, be they links established with the websites of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle entities or websites of any other third parties.
These different links cannot be considered in particular as constituting an offer of services or products, or a recommendation or advice, or a commercial solicitation of any kind.
The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle assumes no responsibility regarding the content and the use which might be made by any third party of information appearing on all other websites.
Similarly, the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle assumes no responsibility regarding the consequences connected with technical faults related to these links.
The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle may at any time demand the removal of a hypertext link(s) set up by anyone towards its website from an external website, if this website contravenes the Museum’s image.
Security and integrity of telecommunications
We remind you that the security and integrity of communications over the Internet cannot be guaranteed.
The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle assumes no responsibility regarding the consequences connected with technical faults related to the website, particularly as regards any difficulty accessing the website or any website interruptions.
Protection of IT systems
Articles 323-1 et seq. of the French Penal Code punish attacks on automated data processing systems, in particular:
- fraudulently accessing and remaining in all or part of an automated data processing system;
- fraudulently hindering or damaging the functioning of such a system;
- fraudulently entering data into such a system or fraudulently removing or altering the data it contains.
The automated processing of personal information on the website has been declared to the French Data Protection Authority. Unless specifically stated, the answers and information you are asked to provide on the website’s data collection forms are optional.
The data collection forms clearly indicate which answers are mandatory and which answers are optional. If the mandatory answers and information are not provided, the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle will not be able to process your requests properly.
The personal information collected on the website is used only by the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle; it shall be communicated and analysed by the departments concerned. It can also be used by the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle for promotional purposes. If you do not wish to receive such information, send an e-mail message to webtech[@]mnhn.fr.
Under Article 34 of Act No.78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Files and Individual Liberties, you have the right to access, modify, rectify or cancel any information concerning you. You can exercise these rights, regarding personal information about you, by contacting: Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle – 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
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