Privacy policy

Site designation :

  • Site name: www.ugbdd.en
  • Internet website of the Institut Curie

(the present website is primarily targeted at a general audience, but it can also be useful for professionals and researchers in the field of medicine) 

Publisher :
Responsible Publisher: Professor Claude Huriet
(President of the Institut Curie)

Editorial Director:
Head of Publishing and Internal Communications, Communications and Marketing Department

Webmaster – Digital Information Officer:
Nathalie Samoullier -
Communications and Marketing Department

Corporate name:

Institut Curie, Fondation reconnue d'utilité publique
26 rue d'Ulm
75248 Paris - Cedex 05 - France
Phone: +33 1 44 32 40 00
Fax: +33 1 43 25 17 56
SIREN: 784 257 164 (Registered in Paris)
SIRET Foundation: 784 257 164 00011
SIRET Research Center:
784 257 164 00045
SIRET Hospital: 784 257 164 00037

Website design, creation and hosting: Ecedi


  • Institut Curie makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information on its website. Nonetheless, it may contain errors or omissions. Information may be changed or updated.
  • Should you notice a broken link, an omission or an error, you can bring it to our attention by sending an e-mail to contact-webmaster @ curie . fr.
  • This website does not contain advertising.
  • Medical information: The Institut Curie does not study medical files through the institutional website, as the latter is designed as a complement and not a substitute to the patient-physician relationship.

To request an opinion, health professionals may nevertheless contact our medical teams using the contact details included on the web page of each medical department, non-health professionals seeking information should also contact the relevant medical department.

Legal provisions:

French law on information technology and civil liberties

  • French law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978 on information technology and civil liberties, as modified by law n°2004-801 of August 6, 2004.
  • Nominative data provided on the present website should only be used in accordance with current legislation, in particular with the recommendations of the French National Commission on Information Technology and Civil Liberties (Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés - CNIL). In particular, this information is intended to be used for the sole purpose of personal, associative or professional use; any distribution or use for commercial or advertising purposes is prohibited.
  • In accordance with Article 34 of the French law on information technology and civil liberties, you have the right to access, modify or delete information which concern you.
  • To use this right, you should send a request at the following address:

Institut Curie, Fondation reconnue d'utilité publique
26 rue d'Ulm
75248 Paris - Cedex 05 - France
Fax: +33 1 43 25 17 56

or send an e-mail to

  • French law of July 29, 1881 (modified) on freedom of the press.
  • Articles L 323-1 and following of the French penal code on the protection of data on automatic data-processing systems.
  • Law n° 94-665 of August 4, 1994 (modified) on the use of the French language.
  • Law n°2004-575 of June 21, 2004, on confidence in the digital economy.
  • Provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code on literary property and copyright.



  • All information included in this website is subject to French and international legislation on copyright and intellectual property. All reproduction rights are reserved, including all documents that may be downloaded and iconographic representation or photographic images. Complete or partial reproduction of information from this website, on any kind of electronic support, is strictly prohibited, unless express authorization is given by the responsible publisher.
  • In accordance with the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code, complete or partial reproduction for collective use is strictly prohibited without the prior express written permission of the Institut Curie.
  • All material included in the Institut Curie website (texts, visual elements, photographs) is protected under copyright in France by the Intellectual Property Code, and abroad by effective international agreements on copyright.
  • Violating any of the above copyright provisions is an offence for which legal action can be taken.
  • Personal information collected within this website shall never be communicated to third parties. In particular, the Institut Curie does not commercialize any address or e-mail listings.

Photo credits:

McCann Paris, Cécile Charré, Jean-René Huynh, Daniel Louvard and Sylvie Robine/Institut Curie

Content: The information contained on the Internet website ( is for informational use only and does not imply the responsibility of the Institut Curie.


  • The Institut Curie shall not have any responsibility for other websites with links towards the Institut Curie website.
  • The present website may contain links to other websites. The Institut Curie shall not have any responsibility for the websites other than the websites belonging to the domain.

Domain name:

  • The cancersdusein.en domain name has been registered with RENATER in accordance with effective legal provisions.

Personal data:

  • Data which may concern you (newsletter, contact form, registration to a conference) are strictly confidential and shall not be communicated to third parties by the Institut Curie.
  • In accordance with the French law on information technology and civil liberties, you have the following rights:

o    Article 26: Opposition.
o    Articles 34 to 38: Access.
o    Article 36: Modification.

You have the right to request modification or deletion of inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, or obsolete information which concern you, as well as information for which the law prohibits collection, use, communication, or storage.

Cookies :

  • The Institut Curie website attempts to store a cookie on your computer system. A cookie does not enable our institute to identify you. However, it stores information concerning your navigation on our website. In particular, it stores the pages that you have viewed, with the corresponding date and time.