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The general structure of the site, the contents, texts, including press releases, videos, images and animations that appear or are available on the site, are usable under the open license Etalab 2.0.

The brands and logos on the site are, except in special cases, the property of the site publisher. Except with prior written authorization, you may not reuse them, except by reference to this site.

To contact the Person in Charge of Administrative Documents (questions relating to the reuse of public information):
Direction des Affaires Juridiques
A l’attention du PRADA
147, rue de l’Université
75338 Paris cedex 07
Tel : +33 1 42 75 90 00

The publisher of the site cannot, in any way, be held liable for the consequences that may result from the use or interpretation of the information on the site. In addition, this information is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute advice or recommendation of any kind. The user is solely responsible for the use he makes of the information on the site.

The publisher of the site strives to ensure, to the best of its ability, the accuracy and updating of the information provided, at the time it is posted on the site. However, the site editor does not in any way guarantee the accuracy, precision or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the site. The information on the site is non-contractual and may be modified at any time.

Access to the site may be interrupted at any time, without notice, in particular in the event of force majeure, maintenance or if the site editor decides to suspend or stop the provision of this service.

The site may contain links to partner or third party sites. The site editor, who has no means to control these sites, assumes no responsibility for the content of these sites.
The setting up of hypertext links (whatever the technical method) by third parties to pages or documents published on the site of the publisher of the site, is authorized provided that

  • the links do not contravene the interests of the site editor,
  • they guarantee the possibility for the user to identify the origin and author of the document.

Personal data collected on this site are the IP address, date, time and pages viewed, technical information on response times (through cookies) and the email address provided by the user in the registration form for the mailing list. These data are processed by the site editor, who is responsible for the processing.
The purpose of this data is to implement the website, measure audience, process incidents on response times and process your requests made via the registration form for the mailing list.
The legal basis for these processing operations is the performance of the publisher's public interest mission, in particular through the creation and maintenance of informative websites.
The retention period is:

  • 6 months for information relating to cookies,
  • undetermined for the email address provided by the user in the registration form for the mailing list. This address may be deleted either at the user's request or during maintenance operations carried out by the website publisher.

This data is mandatory for the proper functioning of the website (information managed by cookies), or for registration on the mailing list.

Refusal to provide all or part of the data may result in the impossibility of access to the site or the non-validation of your request to be included in the mailing list.

The recipients of the data are the authorized personnel involved in the implementation of the website and the services offered on it. The information collected will only be communicated externally for the sole purpose of managing the website, in particular audience measurement, or to meet legal and regulatory obligations.

You have the right to access, rectify, oppose for legitimate reasons, limit and delete all data about yourself under the conditions provided for by Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, files and freedoms and by the general European regulation on data protection No. 2016/679. You have the right to give general or specific instructions on the storage, erasure and communication of your personal data after your death. You also have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority such as the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL).
You can exercise these rights by contacting the site editor (with the exception of the right to file a complaint, which must be made directly submitted to a control authority) by email to or by post mail to the Institut de Sciences des Plantes Paris-Saclay (IPS2) - CATdb team - Bât. 630 - Plateau de Moulon - Avenue des Sciences - CS 80004 – 91192 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex – France, accompanying your request with any signed identity document.
INRAE has appointed a Data Protection Officer. You can contact him by email at or by post mail at INRAE – 24, chemin de Borde Rouge – Auzeville - CS52627 – 31326 Castanet Tolosan cedex – France.

The site editor reserves the right to modify, without notice, these general terms of use of the site.

In the event of a dispute, the French courts shall have sole jurisdiction.

Last update: May, 2018