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Please read the following terms of use applicable to every visitor to the website (hereinafter the “Site”). Visiting the Website implies acceptance of the terms of use set out below.

By using the Website, you agree unconditionally to abide by these terms of use.

We advise you to consult these terms of use regularly, as they may be modified at any time without prior notice.

Name of the website

Website name:

The Website is Institut Curie’s institutional website.

Purpose of the Website

The Website was established by Institut Curie to inform the public about Institut Curie's three missions: treatment, research, and education in the fight against cancer. It also strives to be a source of reliable scientific information.


Managing Editor: Professor Thierry Philip (President of Institut Curie).

Content Managers

Mathilde Regnault, Director of Communications.

Company name

Institut Curie, a recognized public-interest foundation
26 Rue d'Ulm
75248 Paris - Cedex 05 - France
Phone: +33 1 44 32 40 00
Fax: +33 1 43 25 17 56
SIREN number: 784 257 164 (registered in Paris)
Foundation SIRET number: 784 257 164 00011
Research Center SIRET number: 784 257 164 00045
Paris Hospital Site SIRET number: 784 257 164 00037
Saint-Cloud site Hospital SIRET number: 784 257 164 00086
Proton Therapy Center - Orsay site SIRET number: 784 257 164 00060

Website design

The Website was designed by S.A.S. Smile, 20 Rue des Jardins, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine.
SIRET number: 378 615 363 00207.

Website production

The Website was produced by S.A.S. Open Web Solutions (OWS), 23 Rue du Dessous des Berges, 75013 Paris.
SIRET number: 435 212 337 00032.


The Website is hosted by S.A.S. Link By Net, 5 Rue de l’Industrie, 93200 Saint-Denis.
SIRET number: 430 359 927 00091.


All content featured on the Website was provided by Institut Curie.

The information and elements on the Website are provided for reference only. Some or all of the information and elements disseminated on the Website are provided as is, with no guarantee of any kind, express or implied, and specifically without being exhaustive, as to availability, accuracy, or completeness. The Website’s information and elements may be modified or updated without prior notice.

If you notice a broken link, an omission, or an error, you may inform the webmaster by sending an email to:

No advertisements are accepted or displayed on the Website.


The Website is fully financed by Institut Curie.

Applicable law and exercise of rights

Operation and use of the Website are subject to compliance with the laws referenced hereinafter:

  • EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016;
  • French Law No. 7817 of January 6, 1978 on data protection and rights, modified by Law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004.

To exercise the rights pertaining to this regulation, please refer to the information included in the personal data protection charter.

  • The Law of 29 July 1881 on freedom of the press, as amended;
  • Article L 3231 and subsequent of the French Criminal Code on attacks against automated data processing systems;
  • French Law No. 94665 of August 4, 1994 on the use of the French language, as amended;
  • French Law No. 2004575 of June 21, 2004 on trust in the digital economy;
  • and the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code pertaining to literary and artistic property.


All components of this Website and the overall structure of the Website are covered under French and international copyright law and, more generally, intellectual property law.

All reproduction rights reserved, including illustrations and photographs.
Subject to the right of a third party or indications to the contrary on the Website, reproduction of the Website’s content is authorized for any strictly private use, and on the express condition that the source (© Institut Curie) is mentioned.
For any other use, a written request for authorization must be sent to Institut Curie in advance.

For all requests, please contact us by email at:
All images, photos, designs, and videos displayed on the Website are also protected by intellectual property law. These images and photos cannot be duplicated or used without written authorization from Institut Curie.

To access or use images, photos, designs, or videos displayed on the Website, please send your request to:

In addition, visitors are informed that any reproduction or representation, in whole or in part, any modification, or any alteration to the brands of Institut Curie and its partners, or to their logos appearing on the Website, without the express authorization of Institut Curie or the partners in question, are prohibited within the meaning of Article L. 713-2 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

Violating any of these rights constitutes counterfeiting and is punishable under the law.

© Uriel Chantraine

© Thibaut Voisin

© Pedro Lombardi

© Manon Mathias

© Aurélie Beaucoté

Use of Personal Data

Institut Curie agrees not to reveal any personal information that you may share with it by email or by using the Website with any third parties. Such information will be used only to respond to your requests as efficiently as possible and will be data-processed by Institut Curie.

By virtue of applicable regulations on personal data protection, you have a number of rights pertaining to the use of your personal data. You can find out more about all these rights and how Institut Curie processes your personal data by clicking on the following link:

Personal Data Protection Charter of Institut Curie.

While browsing the Website, some of your data are collected automatically by means of “cookies” and processed in compliance with the cookie policy, which you may consult here.

The purpose of the Website is not to collect confidential information from you. Consequently, except for the processing of your personal data, any information in any form (document, data, graphics, question, suggestion, concept, comment, or other) that you share with us through the Website will not be deemed confidential in any case. As a result, the act of transmitting these data to us grants us the right to use, reproduce, circulate or modify this data, or to use it for the purposes of processing your request.

Hypertext Links

Institut Curie cannot be held liable for the existence of a hypertext link on the Website that links to a third-party website. Indeed, Institut Curie has no way to control the content of any third-party website, which remains entirely independent of Institut Curie.

In addition, the existence of a link between the Website and a third-party website in no way means that Institut Curie approves the content of that website, nor, in particular, how it may be used.

Moreover, you are responsible for taking the necessary precautions to prevent any infection from the Website, particularly by one or more computer viruses, Trojan horses, or any other “parasite.”

External websites may contain hypertext links to the Website. No such link shall be created without the prior express approval of Institut Curie. In any event, Institut Curie is in no way liable for the unavailability of such websites, and Institut Curie does not carry out any thorough inspection or verification as to the use of hypertext links. Institut Curie is not responsible for the content, advertising, products, or other elements available on or by means of these websites.

Limits of liability

As much as possible, Institut Curie strives to guarantee that the information published on the Website are accurate and up to date. Institut Curie reserves the right to correct its content at any time, without prior notice. Nevertheless, Institut Curie cannot guarantee that the information available on the Website is accurate, correct, up to date, or complete.

Consequently, and except for damages to property resulting from gross negligence or intentional wrong on its part, Institut Curie disclaims any liability for:

  • any inaccuracy, error, or omission regarding the information available on the Website,
  • any damage resulting from an incursion by a third party leading to a modification of the information or elements provided on the Website,
  • and, more generally, for any property damage or indirect damage, for any reason, of any origin or nature, or having any consequence at all, even if Institut Curie had been warned of the possibility of such damage or loss, caused (i) due to any access to the Website or to the impossibility of accessing it, (ii) due to the use of the Website, including any damage or virus that can infect the user’s computer equipment or any other property, and/or (iii) due to the importance given by the visitor to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Website.

The components of the Website or any other website are provided “as is” with no express or implied guarantee of any sort. Institut Curie offers no express or implied guarantee as to their market value, their relevance for a given purpose, or anything else.

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You accept that (i) it is technically impossible to provide the Website free of defects, and that Institut Curie cannot be held liable for such; (ii) defects may make the Website temporarily unavailable; and (iii) the Website’s functioning may be affected by events and/or problems beyond Institut Curie’s control, such as e.g. the means of transmission and communications between you and Institut Curie or between Institut Curie and other networks. Institut Curie and/or its suppliers and service providers may, at any time, temporarily or permanently modify or interrupt all or part of the Website to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to it. Institut Curie disclaims any liability for any modification, suspension, or interruption of the Website.

Domain name

The domain name was reserved with the public interest group RENATER in accordance with the legal requirements in effect.