You (hereafter referred to as “the User”) are connected to the International Cities & Mental Health Conference website, of which La Cité, Le Centre des Congrès de Nantes, a local public company (SPL), is the owner.

The current online version of these Legal Notices and Data Protection Policy is the only version that can be used during the entire period that the website is used, until it is replaced by a new version.

ARTICLE 1 – Legal Notices

  • Website address[a1]
  • Provider

The website is produced by La Cité, Le Centre des Congrès de Nantes (hereafter referred to as “La Cité des Congrès de Nantes”), a local public company (SPL) with a capital of €3,810,000, whose head office is located at: 5, rue de Valmy, BP 24 102 – 44041 Nantes Cedex 1 – France

Represented by Mr Denis Caille
Registered at the Nantes Trade and Companies Registry under number 381 053 768

Intra-community VAT n°: FR 2038 1053 768
Telephone number: 00 33 2 51 88 20 00
Publishing Director: Mr Denis Caille

  • Website host

2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France

  • Design & Development

Siloé Rabadan
1 rue Vauban
44000 Nantes
00 33 6 79 17 18 48

ARTICLE 2 – Website access

Access to, and use of, the website is for strictly personal use.
The User agrees not to use this website and the information or data contained therein for commercial, political and advertising purposes or for any form of commercial solicitation, including sending unsolicited emails.

ARTICLE 3 – Website content

All brands, photographs, texts, comments, illustrations, animated and inanimate images, video sequences, sounds and software applications which may be used to operate this website and, more generally, all the elements which are reproduced or used on the website are protected by current intellectual property laws.
The User, therefore, is not entitled to any rights whatsoever, or ownership, of the said contents.

Any reproduction, representation, use or adaptation, in any form whatsoever, of all or part of these elements, including software applications, without the prior written consent of the Publisher is strictly prohibited.
The fact that the Publisher does not initiate proceedings upon becoming aware of such unauthorised use does not constitute acceptance of such use and waiver proceedings.

The Publisher makes every possible effort to ensure that the information provided on the website is accurate and up-to-date and reserves the right to correct the content at any time, without prior notice. However, the Publisher cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision or comprehensiveness of the information provided on this website.

ARTICLE 4 – Website management (Publisher)

To ensure that the website is properly managed the Publisher may, at any given time:

  • Suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the website to a specified category of Users without prior notification.
  • Delete any information which could interfere with the normal running of the website or which breaches national or international laws.
  • Suspend the website to carry out updates

ARTICLE 5 – Responsibilities

The Publisher cannot be held responsible in the event of failure, breakdown, operational difficulty, or interruption, which prevents access to the website or to one of its functions.

The equipment used by the User to connect to the website is under his/her entire responsibility. The latter must take all necessary precautions to protect his/her software and personal data, especially from online viral attacks. The User is solely responsible for the websites and data he/she consults.

The Publisher will not be held liable in the event of any judicial claim against the User:

  • As a result of using the website or any online service.
  • As a result of any breach of these Legal Notices and Data Protection Policy.

The Publisher will not be held liable for damages caused to the User, to a third party and/or software because of his/her connection to, or use of, the website and waives any action against him/her as a result.

If the Publisher is the subject of amicable or legal proceedings because of the User’s use of the website, the Publisher may take action against the User to obtain compensation for all damages, sums, sentences and costs that may result from these proceedings.

ARTICLE 6 – Hypertext links

The use of hypertext links, by the User, to all or part of the website is strictly forbidden, except with the Publisher’s express, prior, and written authorisation.

The Publisher is free to refuse this request without having to provide reasons, in any manner, for this decision. If the Publisher grants permission, this permission is in all cases only temporary and may be withdrawn at any time, without any obligation on the behalf of the Publisher to provide justification.

Any information accessible via a link to other websites not edited by the Publisher, who has no right or obligation over the content of said link and cannot be held responsible for the content, advertising, products, services, or any other material available on or from these external websites or sources. Furthermore, the Publisher will not be held liable for any loss or damage, caused, or alleged to be caused by, or arising in connection with, the use of or the fact that the User trusted the content, goods or services available on such websites or external links.

ARTICLE 7 – Collection and protection of personal data

The User’s personal data is processed by La Cité des Congrès de Nantes, the Data Controller, in line with the conditions described in the Personal Data Protection Policy which is available here:[a1] 

ARTICLE 8 – Applicable law

These hereafter Legal Notices and Data Protection Policy specific to the website are governed by French law and subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Nantes.

ARTICLE 9 – Contact us

For any question or information request about the website the User may write to the following address: