Legal notices and general conditions for use of the websites

Browsing the websites:,,, (hereinafter termed "the Websites") implies unreserved acceptation of the following terms and conditions for use.

The current online version of these conditions for use is the only one legally binding throughout the entire time of Website use; this will apply until a new version should replace it.



CITIA, Image et industries créatives – Établissement public de coopération culturelle (EPCC) Siret 489 885 111 000 18 – APE 9002Z, RCS d’Annecy

Publication director: Mr. Dominique PUTHOD, CITIA chairman

CITIA c/o Conservatoire d'art et d'histoire
18 avenue du Trésum, CS 50038 – Annecy – FR-74001 Annecy Cedex
Phone: +33 (0)4 50 10 09 00 / Fax: +33 (0)4 50 10 09 70


The website is hosted by Amazon Web Services:
Amazon Web Services LLC
P.O. Box 81226
Seattle, WA 98108-1226, USA

These servers are physically located in the European Union, in Ireland.


Website access and utilization are strictly for personal use. The Websites are not to be used by individuals under the age of fifteen (15).

You hereby commit to not using these Websites nor the information or data they contain for any marketing, political or advertising purposes nor for any form of commercial solicitation, especially the sending of unsolicited e-mails.


All the brands, photographs, texts, comments, illustrations, animated and non-animated images, video footage, sounds, as well as all computer applications which might be used for running these Websites, and more generally, all elements which are reproduced or used on the Websites, are protected by current legislation governing intellectual property.

The aforesaid are the full and entire property of the publisher or publisher’s partners. It is strictly prohibited to use all or part of these elements for reproductions, representations, utilizations or adaptations, no matter what form they may take, including computer applications, without prior written authorization. Moreover, even if the publisher should be informed of any non-authorized utilizations and not pursue legal action, this in no way signifies that said utilizations are accepted nor that legal recourse is relinquished.


For the proper management of the Websites, at any point in time the publisher has the right to:

  • suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the Websites, or reserve access to the Websites or certain parts of the Websites, vis-a-vis a given category of web users
  • delete any information which might disrupt the Websites’ normal functioning or might breach national or international law or Netiquette rules
  • suspend the Websites in order to proceed with updates.


The publisher cannot be held liable should there be faulty operation, breakdown, hindered or interrupted operations which impede access to the Websites or to one of their functions.

The equipment you use to connect to the Websites is under your sole and entire responsibility. You must take all necessary measures to protect your equipment and your own data, notably to guard against online viral attacks. Moreover, you bear sole liability concerning all your searches of Websites or data.

The publisher cannot be held liable should there be a legal suit brought against you:

  • pertaining to the fact of using the Websites or all services accessible via Internet
  • pertaining to the fact of your non-compliance with the general conditions for use detailed herein.

The publisher is not liable for damages caused to yourself, third parties and/or your equipment due to the fact of your connecting to or using the Websites; thence you hereby renounce all legal claims against the publisher.

If the publisher were to be subjected to a court case or friendly settlement due to your use of the Websites, the former could sue you in order to seek indemnification for damages, losses, convictions or costs which might ensue from said proceedings.


The creation of hypertext links to the Websites is non-restricted as long as this does not impact the material or moral interests of CITIA nor create confusion as to the source of the content; likewise, these links must be created in full compliance with current applicable legislation, especially copyright law.

The publisher has no liability whatsoever concerning information accessible through links to other Websites. The publisher assumes no responsibility as to their content.


Your personal data may be collected, processed and stored by CITIA when you browse the Websites, in strict accordance with current regulations.

In keeping with the provisions of the amended n° 78-17 law of January 6, 1978 pertaining to information technology, databases and civil liberties, you have the right to access, query, modify, or delete your personal data. You can exercise this right with the publisher at any time either by sending written notice to the following address: CITIA c/o Conservatoire d'art et d'histoire – 18 avenue du Trésum CS 50038 – Annecy – FR-74001 Annecy Cedex, or by e-mailing to this address:

For further information concerning CITIA’s use of your data and the exercise of your rights, please refer to the data protection policy available at the following address:


The Websites can automatically collect standard information such as your browsing language preference. All the data collected indirectly will only be used to track the volume, type and configuration of the traffic on these Websites, for design and layout development and for other administrative and planning purposes, and more generally for improving the service provided to you.

For further information concerning CITIA’s use and handling of cookies, please refer to the data protection policy available at the following address:


The conditions detailed herein for use of the Websites are governed by French law and under the jurisdiction of the Annecy court system, with the exception of specific jurisdictional allocation arising from a given legal or regulatory text.

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