In accordance with Article 6 of French Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004, on confidence trust in the digital economy, users of the website are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its creation and monitoring:

Legal representative and director of publication: Christian Debry, General Director of the Strasbourg University Hospital Institute

Data processing manager and registered office:

Strasbourg University Hospital Institute
1 place de l’Hôpital
67091 Strasbourg Cedex
Tél : +33 (0)3 90 41 36 00 / Fax : +33 (0)3 90 41 37 01
Scientific Cooperation Foundation – SIRET : 538405 952 000 10 – NAF : 7211Z

Data Protection Officer:

204 avenue de Colmar
67100 Strasbourg, France
Tél : +33 (0)9 722 722 93


Strasbourg University Hospital Institute (internal server)
1 place de l’Hôpital
67091 Strasbourg Cedex
Tél : +33 (0)3 90 41 36 00 / Fax : +33 (0)3 90 41 37 01

Photo credits: IHU Strasbourg, IRCAD, Pascal Bastien, Freepik
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The use of the website implies full and complete acceptance of the following terms and conditions of use. These terms of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, so users of the website are invited to consult them regularly. This website is normally accessible to users at all times. However, IHU Strasbourg may decide to interrupt access for maintenance reasons, in which case it will endeavor to inform users in advance of the dates and times of the intervention. The website is regularly updated by IHU Strasbourg. Similarly, legal notices may be modified at any time: they nevertheless apply to the user, who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to be aware of them.


The website aims to provide information regarding all the activities of the project. IHU Strasbourg strives to offer information on the website as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies, and deficiencies in the update, whether they are of its own making or due to third-party partners providing this information. All information on the website is provided for indicative purposes and may change. Additionally, the information on the website is not exhaustive and is subject to modifications that may have occurred since its publication.


The website uses JavaScript technology. The website cannot be held responsible for any material damage related to the use of the site. Furthermore, the website user agrees to access the site using recent hardware that is free of viruses and with an up-to-date, latest-generation browser.


IHU Strasbourg is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use for all the elements available on the site, including texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software. Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, by any means or process used, is prohibited, unless prior written authorization is obtained from IHU Strasbourg.

Any unauthorized use of the site or any of its elements will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the French Intellectual Property Code.


IHU Strasbourg cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment when accessing the site and resulting either from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

IHU Strasbourg cannot also be held responsible for indirect damages (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the site

Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact space) are available to users. IHU Strasbourg reserves the right to remove, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would violate the law applicable in France, especially the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, IHU Strasbourg also reserves the right to question the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, especially in the event of messages of a racist, offensive, defamatory, or pornographic nature, whatever the medium used (text, photograph, etc.).


In France, personal data is protected by laws such as Law No. 78-87 of January 6, 1978, Law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code, and the European Directive of October 24, 1995. During the use of the website, the following information may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the site, the user’s internet service provider, and the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address. In any case, IHU Strasbourg only collects personal information about the user for the purpose of certain services offered by the site The user provides this information knowingly, especially when entering it themselves. The user of the site is then informed whether it is obligatory to provide this information or not. In accordance with the provisions of Articles 38 and following of French Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to computers, files, and freedoms, every user has the right of access, rectification, and opposition to the personal data concerning them. This can be exercised by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of an identity document with the signature of the document holder, specifying the address to which the response should be sent. No personal information of the user of the site is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, assigned, or sold to third parties on any medium. Only in the event of the acquisition of IHU Strasbourg and its rights would the transmission of such information to the potential acquirer be allowed, who would, in turn, be bound by the same obligation to keep and modify the data concerning the user of the site The databases are protected by the provisions of the French law of July 1, 1998, transposing Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996, relating to the legal protection of databases.


Any dispute related to the use of the website is subject to French law. The courts of Strasbourg have exclusive jurisdiction.


French law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, notably amended by Law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, relating to information technology, files, and freedoms. French law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004, for confidence in the digital economy.

10. Glossary

User: Internet user connecting to or using the aforementioned site.

Personal information: “Information that enables, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of the natural persons to whom it applies” (Article 4 of French law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978).