Legals notice

Thank you for visiting the site. Below you will find our policy for handling personal data. We encourage you to read it, as by visiting this site you accept the practices we have laid down and you agree to the terms and conditions indicated below.

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The site is designed to provide personal information to its users.

General information

This site is the property of the CALYM Carnot Institute members, LYSARC acting on their behalf,

Head office :
Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud
Bâtiment 2D
69495 Pierre-Bénite Cedex

Site publication director : Mr Bertrand NADEL
This site was created by : acti
Copyright :

Intellectual property rights

LYSARC, on behalf of Carnot Institute CALYM members hereby informs users of this site that many elements on this site:

  • are protected by copyright law: this may notably be the case of photographs, articles, drawings, animated sequences, etc.;
  • and/or are protected by legislation concerning designs and models;
  • are protected by legislation concerning trademarks.

The elements thus protected are the property of Carnot Institute CALYM members or third parties having authorized Carnot Institute CALYM members to use them.

This site uses graphic elements from :

In-house documents from CALYM Carnot Institute or created by acti for Carnot Institute CALYM.
Thus, any and all reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, commercialization, whether partial or in whole, whatever the process and whatever the support (paper, digital, etc.), are hereby forbidden without prior written authorization from LYSARC, excluding the exceptions laid down in article L 122.5 of the French Code of Intellectual Property; doing so will constitute an infringement of copyright and/or legislation on designs and/or brands, punishable by two years of imprisonment and 150,000 € in fines.

Copyright and/or Design and Models Rights

The present site constitutes an original work with acti as its author as indicated in articles L. 111.1 and the following in the French Code of Intellectual Property. Design and development of said site were provided by acti.

The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences, with or without sound, as well as all creations integrated into the site are the property of Carnot Institute CALYM members or third parties having authorized Carnot Institute CALYM members to use them.

Reproductions, whether on paper or computerized supports, of said site are authorized so long as they are strictly reserved to personal use excluding any and all use for advertising and/or commercial and/or informational purposes and/or so long as they comply with the dispositions laid down in article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

Products information

The information and illustrations found on the pages of this Internet site are based on the technical features commonly used at the time when the various pages of the site were posted on line or updated.

Within the context of a policy of constant improvement of its products and services,CALYM may modify the characteristics of its offer at any time. The products and/or services presented on the site are those distributed in Metropolitan France. They may vary from one country to another or may not be available in all countries around the world.In any case, the information contained on this site is information of a general nature and does not have contractual value.

Protection of personal data :

The site may be viewed without your having to disclose your identity or any other information concerning your person.

LYSARC, on behalf of Carnot Institute CALYM members is committed to respecting your private life and protecting any information that you transmit to us. Notably, personal data gathered on the Internet site are for the use of CALYM and its subsidiaries. They are confidential and will be treated as such.

Concerning any nominative information you may transmit to us, you have the right to access and rectify such information in compliance with the French Law on Information Technologies and Freedom, N°. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978. You can exercise this right by contactingLYSARC, on behalf of Carnot Institute CALYM members at the following address :
LYSARC, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, Secteur Sainte Eugénie, Pavillon 6D, 69495 Pierre-Bénite Cedex, FRANCE.

Therefore, regarding your personal data and information, you may ask for an update or suppression of your information that is inaccurate, incomplete, equivocal, out of date or which gathering, use or communication is forbidden.

This information is gathered as it is needed to meet your requests for information on CALYM and, if necessary, to send you an electronic information letter. If you subscribe to information services by electronic mail ("newsletter"), you may request to be removed from the mailing list.

We should point out that, in order to offer you products and services that are constantly adapted so as to better meet your needs, certain types of non-personal information concerning your activity on this site will be gathered automatically. This information is for CALYM and may also be used in the context of commercial or marketing operations or may be used as a basis for studies and analyses.

This information will not in any case be transmitted to third parties. Only the personnel of CALYM Carnot Institute members or at agencies assisting us in managing such operations have access to data. These agencies are required to respect the confidentiality of information and to use it only for the precise operation for which they are called upon.


We take all useful precautions to preserve the integrity of data, their confidentiality and to avoid any and all transmission to unauthorized third parties.

Hypertext links

Setting up a hypertext link to the site does not require prior written authorization from CALYM. However,CALYM must be informed of such actions within no more than 10 days following the links installation.

In any case,CALYM may in no way be held responsible for the content or the products and services offered on the sites to which the site is linked by hypertext links or any other type of link.

Applicable law

The Internet site and the present general conditions are subject to French law and are written in French.

All litigation shall come under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in Lyon, France. CALYM reserves the right to modify the present notice at any time. The user agrees to consult it regularly.

Limitation of liability

Your use of the site is under your sole responsibility. CALYM may not be held responsible for direct or indirect damages, notably such as property damage, loss of data or programs or financial harm resulting from the use of this site or the sites linked to it.


LYSARC, on behalf of Carnot Institute CALYM members reserves the right to modify and update the present Legal Notice, without prior notification, as well as any elements or products found on the site. All of these modifications apply to all web users, who should read these General Conditions at each connection.

Monitoring statistical data

We use connection data for our browsing statistics (type of browser, number of visitors, pages visited, etc.) in order to optimize our site in terms of pages and browsing, but this information is not transmitted to third parties.

Reproduction on paper supports :

Except for iconography, the reproduction of the pages on this site on paper supports is authorized, so long as the following three conditions are met:

  • distribution free of charge
  • respect of the integrity of the documents reproduced (no modifications, nor alterations of any kind).
  • explicit reference to the site as the source and notice that reproduction rights are reserved and strictly limited.

Reproduction on electronic supports :

Reproduction of all or part of this site on electronic supports is authorized so long as the source ( and the notice "Rights Reserved" are added in a clear and legible manner.
This information may only be used for personal or associative needs; any and all use for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden without prior written authorization from LYSARC, on behalf of Carnot Institute CALYM members.
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