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The site consisting of all the pages associated with the name is the property of the French Energy and Environment Agency (ADEME). An EPIC (Établissement Public à caractère Industriel et Commercial - French public undertaking of industrial and commercial character) governed by the articles L131-3 to L131-7 and R131-1 to R131-26 of the French Environment Code, with its head office at:

20, avenue du Grésillé
BP 90406
49004 Angers Cedex 01
Tel.: 02 41 20 41 20

registered on the Angers trade registry with the number 385 290 309, represented by Bruno LECHEVIN, acting in the capacity of Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The Publication Director is Ms Agnès Breitenstein, in her capacity as Director of Communication and Education.

The person responsible for access to administrative documents and for questions relating to the reuse of information is Mr Michaël Leroy in his capacity as Head of the Legal Service.

The site is hosted on the servers of the company:
25 boulevard des Bouvets
92741 Nanterre Cedex
Tel.: 01 55 17 36 50
Fax: 01 55 17 47 90

Conditions of use

The use of this site is subject to acceptance of all the General Terms and Conditions detailed hereinafter.

Information contained on the site

The information provided by is for information purposes only. ADEME cannot guarantee the accuracy, comprehensiveness or up-to-date nature of the information disseminated on the site. ADEME shall do its utmost to offer to users information and/or tools that are available and verified, but shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions, or for the unavailability of any information and/or services. Consequently, users acknowledge their sole liability in their use of this information. Users declare that they are aware of the above information before visiting the site. By choosing to access the site, users accept, expressly and irrevocably, the terms and conditions laid out hereinafter.


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You are informed that you may block the saving of cookies by configuring your browser as follows:
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Select the "Tools" menu then "Internet Options".
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1. Select the "Tools">"Options" menu.
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All the elements (texts, logos, images, sound files, software, icons, formatting, databases, etc.) contained on the site and on the associated sites are protected by national and international intellectual property rights. These elements remain the exclusive property of ADEME and/or its partners.
As such, the reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or transformation, partial or total, or transfer to another website, of any elements to be found on the site are prohibited. Failure to comply with this prohibition may constitute an act of fraud for which you may be held civilly and criminally liable. In accordance with the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, the use of the elements to be found on the site is solely authorized for strictly personal purposes.
However, if you wish to use the elements available on the site, we invite you to consult our General Conditions of Use (CGU - Conditions Générales d'Utilisation).

Hypertext links

ADEME disclaims any liability concerning the content of the sites proposed in the links. The inclusion of hypertext links to pages or documents distributed on the site is authorized if the links guarantee the possibility of identifying ADEME as the source of the document. Users shall inform ADEME of their intention to include these elements in advance. Any use of information shall be subject to a request for authorization, which may be sought from the ADEME Communication department. This authorization shall be granted if it does not run counter to the interests of ADEME. ADEME reserves the right to take legal action against any person failing to respect the application of these rules.
The site is a portal site offering access to other sites that may or may not belong to ADEME, and which may have their own legal notices, which should be consulted and complied with.

For your attention

We remind you that it is not possible to guarantee the confidentiality of messages transmitted over the Internet. Therefore, if you wish to transmit a message under optimal security conditions, we recommend that you send it by post. ADEME disclaims any liability regarding any technical difficulties that you may encounter on the site, whatever the cause and origin.

Modification of legal notices

ADEME reserves the right to modify these notices at any time. Users are bound by the conditions in force when visiting the site.

Law applicable in the case of dispute

The applicable law is French law.
For any dispute, exclusive jurisdiction is accorded to the competent courts within the remit of the Court of Appeal of Angers (France).

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